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May 24,2017 1: 12 PM Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has written to the National Assembly requesting for the legislature’s approval to accommodate funding for both the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) and the second tranche of the Fund...

By Joseph Okafor on May 24th, 2017

May 24,2017 1:04 PM A rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has described as abnormal Ayodele Fayose’s declaration that he may be seeking re-election as Governor of Ekiti State in 2018. ‎The Ekiti State governor made the declaration on...

By Joseph Okafor on May 24th, 2017

May 24, 2017 The Presidency has said that there is no cause for alarm over the rumours of a mili­tary coup d’etat circulating across the country. The unsettling rumours have been on in the past few days fol­lowing reports that...

By Joseph Okafor on May 24th, 2017

May 23, 2017 The Bishop of Ijumu Anglican Diocese, Dr Ezekiel Ikupolati, has urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to quickly scrutinise and sign the 2017 budget into law. He gave the call during a press conference at Iyara, Ijumu...

By Joseph Okafor on May 23rd, 2017

May 22, 2017Agency Report The coroner inquest set up by Osun government to investigate the cause of death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke has fixed May 29 for its final verdict. The coroner, Chief Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, made this known...

By Joseph Okafor on May 22nd, 2017

April 10,2017 The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said Nigerians would be shocked when President Muhammadu Buhari rolls out his record of achievements within two years on May 29. The Deputy National...

By Joseph Okafor on Apr 10th, 2017

April 10, 2017 ​Immediate past governor of Ebonyi, Chief Martin Elechi on Sunday decamped to the All Progressive Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party. Elechi, a two time governor of Ebony, registered for the APC at his country...

By Joseph Okafor on Apr 10th, 2017

April 10,2017 Hopes of resolving the crisis  rocking the People Democratic Party (PDP), through a political solution appears to be fading by the day, as efforts to build a consensus to that effect at a stakeholders meeting last Thursday,...

By Joseph Okafor on Apr 10th, 2017

April 10,2017 Fears of an immi­nent implosion in the ranks of the rul­ing All Progressives Congress (APC) has been expressed by a forum of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) who have expressed concerns over the fast dwindling...

By Joseph Okafor on Apr 10th, 2017

10th April 2017 Emir of Zuru, Alhaji Muhammadu Sani Sami, Gomo II, believes President Muhammadu Buhari has the political will and capability to move Nigeria out of the current economic recession. He also believed that some unscrupulous...

By Joseph Okafor on Apr 10th, 2017