Governor Kayode Fayemi intervenes as striking National Union of Local Government Employees, Ekiti State chapter calls off strike.
All Progressives Congress (APC), expels former Secretary to Enugu State Government, Chief Onyemauche Nnamani, over misconduct.
Sprint legend Usain Bolt will live his dream as a footballer after all. Reports said Australia’s Central Coast Mariners have offered him a contract.
Former governor of Ogun State and Director General, Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, has said the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is favourably disposed to giving the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) to the South West if he wins the presidency.
Daniel, made the disclosure during an interactive session with newsmen, yesterday, in Lagos, just as he assured that Atiku is serious about restructuring the country.
Daniel spoke few weeks after Atiku picked former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, from the South East as his running mate.
“I know from my close interaction with the presidential candidate that he has already made up his mind that in his government, the SGF will go to the South West.
That I can say as a matter of privileged information. That is probably within his purview and his control.
“As a candidate, you have control over who becomes your…
The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO) has described the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Muhammed, as the “high priest of the All Progressive Congress (APC) cult of liars.”
This may not be unconnected to a recent report allegedly authored by the minister where he stated that the international media had queried the emergence of Atiku over the suspicious source of wealth.
In the said report, Mohammed was quoted to have said at a lecture in the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House) with the topic: ‘Nigeria’s National Unity: Towards Participation and Shared Values’ that “we do not need to do anything extra because we have delivered on all our promises and Nigerians are quite happy and satisfied with the government.”
APCO in a statement yesterday said the true position of things was that ever since the emergence of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the…
Singer Paula Abdul survives concert mishap during her show in Biloxi, Mississippi, when she accidentally fell off stage in the middle of her performance.
Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, Dr. Tunde Bakare, has said that Nigerians must speak truth to power and put aside what he called the culture of hypocrisy.
Bakare knocked the religious leaders who he accused of failing to take advantage of their visits to President Muhammadu Buhari to convey the true feelings of the people about the perceived excesses of those in power.
Bakare said this on Sunday at the Thanksgiving service to mark the 16th anniversary of Foursquare Gospel Church, Asokoro Abuja.
He said, “Look at the nation; look at those playing god; look at the godfathers who loom larger than life because of the level of authority they have. They forget that God brought them there and he has a way of removing them.
“When Samuel (in the Bible) entered the city, the king trembled but when some pastors visit Aso Villa, they are the ones shaking. All they want is photo opportunity (with the President),” he…
West Africa’s largest full-scale data centre provider, Lagos-based MDXI has attained the Gold Data Centre certification from Microsoft
Monkeys stone 72-year-old man Dharampal Singh to death in India from treetop as he was collecting pieces of dry wood in Tikri, Uttar Pradesh.
Former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
A former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has cautioned politicians to stop misusing her name to further their partisan political objectives.
Her media adviser, Mr. Paul C Nwabuikwu, said in a statement yesterday that in spite of several rebuttals and clarifications he issued over the past months, some groups and individuals were still misusing the former minister’s name to further partisan political objectives.
“We would like to alert Nigerians that this unfortunate practice has increased significantly in this political season. This misuse of the minister’s name comes in many forms. There are fake newspaper articles published under her name; fake quotations canvassing certain views which are falsely attributed to her. Even fake audios in which someone pretends to be the former finance…