Monthly Archives: May 2019

I’m Lucky, Says Chelsea Coach, Sarri

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri says he is happy in his role, in spite of persistent speculation he is close to a return to Italy. The Italian is fresh from winning the first major title of his managerial career with a 4-1 win on Wednesday over Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League final match in Baku. “You know very well that ...

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Gov Ihedioha Appoints Steve Osuji Special Adviser, Media

Apparently living up to his promise at the inauguration ground earlier in the day to hit the ground running, Imo State Governor, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, has appointed two media aides. Mr Steve Osuji has been announced as the Special Adviser (Media) while Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu is the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. Osuji, a graduate ...

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Inauguration: You Have Embarked On A Serious Journey, Obi Tells Buhari, Others

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and others sworn-in on Wednesday, reminding them that by their swearing-in, that they have begun the journey of retrieving Nigeria from its present decay. In a release made available to the press by his Media Office yesterday, Obi urged them not to ...

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Buhari Keeps Mum On Inauguration Day

President Muhammadu Buhari has set a new record by being the first democratically elected leader in the history of Nigeria not to deliver an inaugural speech. The President and his deputy, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, both took the oath of office between 10 and 11am on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The norm since the inauguration of the late Prime Minister, Sir. ...

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I’ll Make Lagos Greater, Vows Sanwo-Olu

…sworn-in as 15th governor of Lagos State  Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday officially took over as the sixth democratically elected Governor and 15th Governor of Lagos State, promising to walk the talk and make the State even greater. Sanwo-Olu was sworn-in by the State’s Chief Judge, Honourable Justice Opeyemi Oke, at exactly 11:32 am, shortly after his Deputy, Dr. ...

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Catholic Bishop Flays FG’s Alleged Preferential Treatment To Fulani Herdsmen

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has kicked against the alleged plans by the Federal Government to appease the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria with N100m and by granting them radio licence and revoking the firearm licence from responsible Nigerians, describing the proposals as recipe for disaster and time bomb waiting ...

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Let Us Use Democracy To Entrench Peace, Development – Saraki 

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigerians on the country’s attainment of 20 years of uninterrupted democracy and urged the people to use democracy to institutionalize peace and genuine development. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the commemoration of 20 years of democracy as a thing ...

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Why I Won’t Attend Sanwo-Olu’s Inauguration Today — Ambode

The outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has congratulated his successor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying the new Governor deserves to enjoy his historic day without having him share in the glory with him. In a veiled reference to why he will not be attending the formal inauguration of Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, today, Ambode said ...

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SERAP To Buhari: Make Every Day Of Your Second-Term A Rule Of Law Day

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of his inauguration for second term in office, urging him to “publicly commit to making every day of your stay in Aso Rock a ‘Rule of Law’ Day, including by ensuring that every segment of your government’s daily operations is lawful and rule-of-law compliant, ...

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