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No regret endorsing Lawan as Senate President – APC

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it has no iota of regret officially endorsing the senator representing Yobe North senatorial district, Ahmed Lawan, as the Senate President of the 9th Assembly. Addressing a press conference in Abuja, the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, argued that if election to select […]

UNILAG produces 271 First Class, graduates 12,811

Gabriel Dike The University of Lagos (UNILAG), has produced 271 First Class from various departments out of the 12,811 students that will graduate next week. Out of the 271 First Class graduates, the Faculty of Engineering produced the highest with 56. Meanwhile, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will on Monday, April 1, deliver the […]

Abducted policeman found dead in Edo forest

Tony Osauzo, Benin The Deputy Superintendent of Police, Godwin Oshiogbuwe, abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers at Ubiaja in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo State, has been found dead. His body was reportedly found in a forest on Ubiaja-Ewohimi-Agbor road by a police tactical team in pursuit of the kidnappers. Police […]

Jubilation as Ihedioha receives certificate of return in Imo

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Imo State governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on Wednesday was officially recognised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state as he was issued a Certificate of Return by INEC. the move trigged wild jubilation as people followed his convoy singing and dancing, resulting […]

I’ll run for Deputy Senate President – Kalu

Former governor of Abia State and senator-elect, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared his intention to contest the post of Deputy Senate President. Speaking with aviation reporters early on Wednesday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on his way to Brussels, Belgium, Kalu said he opted for the Deputy Senate President position as a […]

Presidential poll: 3 more parties drag Buhari to tribunal

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has granted the request made by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to serve their petitions against the result of the February 23 presidential election on President Muhammadu Buhari by substituted means. The Justice Abdul Aboki led three-man panel who granted the request […]

Sen. Shehu Sani donates $1000 to Nigerian authors

Maureen Okon (NAN)Sen. Shehu Sani has donated one thousand dollars to the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for its 2019 Poetry prize. Sani is the APC senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly in Abuja. Denja Abdullahi, the President of ANA in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, described the money […]

Alleged corruption: Oshiomole knows fate May 13

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has fixed May 13 to deliver its ruling on a suit seeking to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to investigate an allegation that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, diverted public funds for his personal use. Justice […]

Certificate of Return: Why Okorocha is on his own – APC

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that it will not intervene in the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Certificate of Return to the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha as the winner of the Imo West senatorial district. APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made the […]

Federal, states, LGAs share N619.85bn in March

Uche Usim, Abuja The Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Wednesday disclosed that the three arms of government shared N619.857 as March revenue from funds generated in February. Speaking at the event, the Account-General of the Federation, Mr Idris Ahmed, who was represented by the Director of Funds, Mohammed Usman disclosed that the gross statutory revenue […]

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