Eko Club In Crisis Over Ade Dosunmu’s Selection As New President

There is tension in the air at the popular social organisation, Eko Club following yesterday’s announcement of Politician, Dr Shamsideen Ade Dosunmu as the incoming President of the club. Some members have begun a silent revolt insisting that Dosunmu was not the right candidate for the position and has been selected illegally by the Club’s…

Twitter Users Attack Desmond Elliot for Inefficiency, Label Him ‘Toilet Commissioner’

Actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot, has been trending on Twitter for hours after inaugurating a toilet in his constituency in Surulere, Lagos, on Thursday. While inaugurating the project, Elliot said, “Commissioning (sic) of a public bio-fuel toilet in Love Garden field, Surulere, Lagos which was facilitated by Hon Elliot. It was donated by Ladi Lawanson,…

Kujuru Killings: Kaduna CP Disagrees with El-Rufai, Says Adara Recorded Casulties Too

The Commissioner of Police, Kaduna State command, Ahmad Abdulrahman, said he advised Governor Nasir el-Rufai against quoting any particular figure as the number of casualties recorded in the ethnic crisis between the Adara and Fulani in the Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. Abdulrahman, who stated this on Thursday, refused to confirm the figure…

FG Orders Closure of all Land Borders

The Federal Government has ordered the closure of land borders for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Muhammad Babandede, said in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, that the closure order was announced by Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd). He said, “Further to the Presidential and National Assembly…

Materials for Re-Scheduled Presidential, NASS Elections Already in States, INEC Confirms

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu has said that ballot papers, result sheets and other elections materials needed for the Presidential and National Assembly elections re-scheduled for Saturday February 23 have been delivered to all the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Speaking at a briefing for…

Buhari Inaugurates Eight Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated eight newly-appointed Permanent Secretaries. Buhari performed the ceremonies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, shortly before he began presiding over the Federal Executive Council meeting normally held on Wednesdays. The new permanent secretaries are Mohammed Dikwa (Borno), Ajani Madaline (Delta), Olumuyiwa Enitan (Osun), Festus Yesufu Dawodu (Nasarawa). The list also includes,…