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13 Sep 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services. The appointment will take effect on Friday, September 14, 2018. The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. This came weeks after the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, acting in the capacity as the president, sacked…
12 Sep 2018
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday wrote the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the freezing of his accounts and also expressed his intention to submit himself for probe after his handing over. Fayose, in a letter dated September 10, said he would report himself to the anti-graft agency TO "clarify issues or…
11 Sep 2018
A former Lagos state commissioner for Commerce and Industry Jide Sanwo-Olu has joined the governorship race of the state in next year’s general election. Sanwo-Olu is contesting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket against incumbent governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode. Prior to the declaration, speculations have it that all is not well between…
11 Sep 2018
A presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore and members of his #TakeItBack movement were on Monday allegedly attacked at the Ooni of Ife's place in Ile Ife. A footage posted to Sowore's Facebook page showed the aspirant and his campaign tear-gassed while prostrating before the Ooni of Ife. Sowore, the founder of online news platform – Sahara…
10 Sep 2018
Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), NATO, Sheikh Gumi Market Association and other trade unions have purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for Kaduna State governor Nasir el-Rufai. The groups on Monday presented the forms to El-Rufai as part of efforts to support the governor's second term bid. The groups have said…
10 Sep 2018
A former Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, Adejare Bello, on Monday dumped Nigeria's opposition party, People's Democratic Party (PDP). "It is my sincere belief that some elements have hijacked the rudders of the ship of the party and changed its cause to an unknown path which I am not ready to take," Bello…
10 Sep 2018
The Nigerian government on Monday said that the case of the alleged certificate forgery of the Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun would soon be proven as untrue soon as investigations are done. This is coming 60 days after Adeosun was alleged to have forged a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate after an investigation by…
7 Sep 2018
Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram. Four suspected insurgents were killed in the process, the army said. The insurgents on Tuesday ambushed a passenger bus along Gwoza-Pulka road, Warabe and abducted travellers. The attack was believed to have been carried out by fighters from the…
7 Sep 2018
A former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Group, Oby Ezekwezili, on Friday accused the Nigerian Government of "deliberately corrupting the elections in Osun" by launching the Trader Moni scheme in the state three weeks before its scheduled governorship elections. "The Federal Government either failed to be Ethically Circumspect…
6 Sep 2018
After winning the world's largest technology competition in California, the United States, Nigeria's Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday received the team in Abuja on Thursday. The team, Save-A-Soul, on August 9, won the 2018 Technovation world pitch junior division in San Francisco. The girls, Promise Nnalue, Jessica Osita, Nwabuaku Ossai, Adaeze Onuigbo, Vivian Okoye, developed…
6 Sep 2018
A British member of parliament, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake launched a protest at Nigerian Nigerian embassy in London, to demand the release of Leah Sharibu. Leah was one of the 100 schoolgirls kidnapped in Dapchi, Yobe State, by Boko Haram. But she was held back when others were released because she refused to renounce…
5 Sep 2018
The 85-member campaign committee of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the upcoming Osun State governorship election, headed by Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday settled the rift between Senator Ademola Adeleke and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi. "Campaign council just reconciled Senator Ademola Adeleke and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi..... PDP Is United for Osun," PDP's spokesman…

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