Saturday, February 16, 2019

Temitope Yakubu

    ‘It can’t happen in a developed country’ — lawyer kicks over Onnoghen’s suspension

‘It can’t happen in a developed country’ — lawyer kicks over Onnoghen’s suspension

Cyprain Edward-Ekpo, registrar of the International Institute for Humanitarian and Environmental Law, has accused the Buhari administration of intimidating the judiciary.At a press conference in Port Harcourt on Thursday, he called on the international community, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and all Nigerians to stand up to the "pressing issue bedeviling the country".Edward-Ekpo said by suspending Walter Onnoghen as chief justice [...]

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    Ondo SDP rep candidate promises effective representation

Ondo SDP rep candidate promises effective representation

Tajudeen Adefisoye, house of representatives candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Ifedore/Idanre federal constituency, says he will sponsor people oriented bills and ensure that matters that have positive impact on lives of members of his constituency are pursued vigorously if given the mandate.Adefisoye, while on tour of the wards in Idanre town on Wednesday, said he would pursue [...]

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    Sowore: A lot of people will be shocked on Saturday

Sowore: A lot of people will be shocked on Saturday

Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the Action Alliance Congress (AAC), says the political class will be shocked with the outcome of the February 16 general election.He said this while speaking with TheCable on the sidelines of the AAC presidential rally in Akure, Ondo state capital.He said he was in the race because Nigerians deserve a better leader to pilot its affairs."Our [...]

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    APC rep behind attack on my campaign, says Ondo SDP candidate

APC rep behind attack on my campaign, says Ondo SDP candidate

Tajudeen Adefisoye, house of representatives candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Ifedore/Idanre in Ondo state, has accused Bamidele Baderinwa, incumbent rep of being behind the attack on his campaign train in Ipogun town.Adefisoye escaped death on Friday when suspected political thugs attacked vehicles in his convoy.Addressing a press conference in Akure, Ondo state capital on Sunday, he claimed [...]

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    ‘Thugs’ attack convoy of Ondo SDP house of reps candidate

‘Thugs’ attack convoy of Ondo SDP house of reps candidate

Tajudeen Adefisoye, house of representatives candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Ifedore/Idanre in Ondo state, escaped death on Friday as suspected political thugs attacked his convoy.The hoodlums numbering about six were said to have ambushed the campaign vehicles in the convoy team of Adefisoye at Ipogun in Ifedore local government area of the state.It was gathered that [...]

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    Osinbajo: Mentioning the name of PDP gives me headache

Osinbajo: Mentioning the name of PDP gives me headache

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says mentioning the name, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  gives him headache.Osinbajo said this at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Akure, Ondo state, on Tuesday.Although he did not mention the name of the party, it was clear he was referring to the PDP which formed government at the center for 16 years.He accused the PDP of [...]

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    Judiciary captured under Buhari, says Fayose on Ekiti tribunal judgement

Judiciary captured under Buhari, says Fayose on Ekiti tribunal judgement

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, says he's not surprised by the verdict of the state's governorship election tribunal on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Kolapo Olusola.Fayose alleged that the judgement was already in the public domain and celebrated by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), more than a week before it [...]

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    Fayemi floors PDP governorship candidate at tribunal

Fayemi floors PDP governorship candidate at tribunal

 The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti as winner of the last governorship election in the state.Fayemi victory's was challenged by Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Olusola had filed a petition, alleging that the election was fraught with irregularities and that Fayemi who ran on  the platform of the All [...]

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    ‘N2.5b fraud’: Kwara PDP demands immediate suspension of NBC DG

‘N2.5b fraud’: Kwara PDP demands immediate suspension of NBC DG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has demanded the immediate suspension of the Ishaq Kawu, director-general of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), over an alleged N2.5billion corruption charge preferred against him by the federal government.In a statement on Thursday, Tunde Ashaolu, state publicity secretary of the PDP, commended the Buhari administration for filing a case against Kawu before [...]

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    EXTRA: Man divorces wife for insisting on voting for Buhari

EXTRA: Man divorces wife for insisting on voting for Buhari

Abdullahi Yada’u, a resident of Kanam local government area of Plateau, has divorced his wife Hafsat Suleiman after failing to convince her not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s election.Yada’u told BBC Hausa Service on Thursday that he decided to divorce Hafsat because she insisted on voting for Buhari.He said both of them supported Buhari in the [...]

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    Hall 7 Real Estate unveils apartments in Abuja

Hall 7 Real Estate unveils apartments in Abuja

Some 47 duplexes and six apartment units opened up in Abuja on Friday to meet market need for bespoke housing.The apartments, named The Bridge Peridot, sit on four hectares of prime real estate in Mbora district of Abuja.Hall 7 Real Estate, the firm behind the construction, said it spent two years to finish construction of the apartments and townhouses.The apartments [...]

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    NYPF pays tribute to Shagari, hails Tambuwal

NYPF pays tribute to Shagari, hails Tambuwal

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF), has paid a condolence visit to the family of Shehu Shagari, the late former president, to commiserate with them over the passing of the elder statesman.The forum led by its chairman Moses Siasia, also visited Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state.Describing Shagari as an embodiment of great virtues and democratic ethos, Siasia called on [...]

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    Nigerian company emerges largest supplier of LPG in West Africa

Nigerian company emerges largest supplier of LPG in West Africa

MOB Integrated Services Limited, an indigenous company, is now the largest supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa.It delivers over 25,000 metric tonnes (MT) monthly across the sub-Sahara Africa, including Nigeria, Republic of Benin and Ghana.Gbolahan Obanikoro, chief executive officer of the company, expressed optimism about the adoption of LPG in the country."Nigeria is a sleeping giant with [...]

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    Akwa Ibom gov: My govt has set up a suitable payment system for our students

Akwa Ibom gov: My govt has set up a suitable payment system for our students

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, says the state government has set up a suitable bursary payment system for its indigenes across tertiary institutions in the country.Udom made this known during a solidarity rally organised in his honour by the cross section of Akwa Ibom students drawn from the state college of education, polytechnic, and universities on Thursday.The governor also [...]

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    Aide of PDP deputy governorship candidate in Ekiti shot dead

Aide of PDP deputy governorship candidate in Ekiti shot dead

Deji Akeredolu, personal assistant to Deji Ogunsakin, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deputy governorship candidate in the July 21, 2018, governorship election in Ekiti state, has been shot dead.Akeredolu, who was 37-year-old, was the councilor representing ward 9, Ado local government area of the state.He was among the elected local government officials suspended by the state house of assembly two weeks [...]

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    Fayose to Buhari: You should be on your way to Baga — not Uyo

Fayose to Buhari: You should be on your way to Baga — not Uyo

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the presidential campaign in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, and visit Baga in Borno, where Boko Haram struck recently.The All Progressives Congress (APC) is about kicking off its reelection campaign in Akwa Ibom.At the end of a meeting at the presidential villa on Thursday, Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman [...]

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