Atiku: APC places 4 govs, 12 chieftains on watchlist

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently keeping tabs of political activities of no fewer than four of its governors and some of its chieftains, including members of the National Assembly over their alleged support for the presidential bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku is one of the…

Shi’ites: Military bullets can’t stop us

…vow to die for El-Zakzaky   After several violent clashes with the military and other security agencies in Abuja and Kaduna, members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shi’ites have vowed to continue demanding justice and the release of Shiekh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, their spiritual leader. The Shi’ites said they were…

SHOCKING REVELATION!: I raped my mum because there were no other old women around

Just when operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT), thought they had seen and heard it all where suspects’ confessions are concerned, then comes the mind-boggling confession of Mr. David Shekari. Shekari, 32, had operatives gasping in shock when he admitted during interrogation, that he had twice raped his biological…

CERTIFICATE SAGA: CUPP, PDP kick as WAEC issues certificate to Buhari

I sat for WASCE in 1961, Buhari insists The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has officially presented an attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to President Muhammadu Buhari. Following the release of the certificate, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) also described the sudden release of the result in favour of Buhari,…

Kalu not in coma, says wife

Former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has regained consciousness after undergoing a major surgery in Germany. The frontline politician and his wife, Mrs Ifunanya Kalu, had boarded a flight on Lufthansa airline from Abuja to Wiesbaden, Germany on Monday. Kalu, who had been suffering from…

APC Primaries: Govs attack Oshiomhole

Okupe: We’ll retire Tinubu in 2019 Buhari ‘ll accept outcome of poll –Amaechi     The crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) appears far from over. Yesterday, two governors of the party, Rochas Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun of Imo and Ogun states respectively, attacked the National Chairman of the party, Adam Oshiomhole, over the…

NNPC: N145 fuel pump price unrealistic

…signs swap agreement with BP …denies $3.5bn under recovery fund   The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation (NNPC) yesterday said that the current pump price of N145 of Premium Motor Spirit or Petrol was unrealistic. It said that no marketer would want to import fuel and sell at that cost. That was as the Senate gave…

Suspended NHIS boss sues ministers, NHIS

…seeks reinstatement back to office   The embattled Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, yesterday sued two ministers and NHIS before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, challenging his suspension from office. In the suit marked, FHC/ABJ/CS/1220/2018, Yusuf joined the Honourable Minister of Health, and Attorney General of the Federation…

Lagos 2019: Agbaje picks female lawyer as running mate

The Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Jimi Agbaje has announced a lawyer, Mrs. Haleemat Oluwayemisi Busari as his running mate for the 2019 gubernatorial race. A statement yesterday by the Director of Media and Publicity of the Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation (JACO), Felix Oboagwina said the PDP candidate picked…

Nigeria’s economy looking good, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the country’s economic outlook remained positive. The President said his administration would continue to implement policies that would make the economy, which was already looking good, better. President Buhari stated this when he granted audience to Mr. Jesper Kamp, the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, to Nigeria. He…