Breaking: Akeredolu’s aide takes over health ministry in Ondo

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has approved that his special adviser on Health, Dr Jibayo Adeyeye, should oversee activities of the Ministry of Health.  The latest development followed the death of the substantive Commissioner, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, two days ago.  Dr Jibayo, a two-term lawmaker at the Lagos State House of Assembly is a consummate…

Nigeria players union tasks FIFA on relief funds for players

Nigeria’s players union, the National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers ( NANPF), has sent a Save- Our- Souls (SOS) appeal to the Federation of International Football Association ( FIFA), on behalf of over 200 Nigerian female and male footballers who are financially distressed due to unpaid salaries and allowances by their different football clubs.  Sources…

Criminal conspiracy linking “Hushpuppi” with PDP leadership should be investigated – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for an investigation into alleged reports of the criminal conspiracy linking the top echelon of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with Ramon Olorunwa Abbas also known as “Ray Hushpuppi” who was recently arrested along with associate(s) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United…

Breaking: Wike leads PDP 77-man campaign squad ahead Edo guber poll *See full list

River state governor Nyesom Wike has been appointed as the chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council ahead of Edo governorship election come September 2020. This was confirmed on PDP twitter handle Friday night. Aside governor Wike, other governors under PDP in various states are part of the campaign council. Details loading… You searched:…

In Kogi, Bello appoints acting Chief Judge

Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has approved the appointment of Justice H.A. Olusiyi to perform the functions of the Chief Judge of the state.  This was contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Onogwu Mohammed, and made available to newsmen in Lokoja, the state capital. In a related…

Breaking: 2 disqualified as PDP clears deputy gov, Jegede, 5 others for Ondo guber primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared deputy governor of Ondo state Agboola Ajayi, Eyitayo Jegede and five other aspirants ahead party primaries in the state. Chairman of PDP’s screening committee and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara revealed that only two contestants have disqualified. Details loading… You searched: Ondo state, party…

FG releases $311 Abacha loot to NSIA

The federal government has released $311 million Abacha loot to the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to fund its activities. The NSIA managing director, Mr. Uche Orji, disclosed this at a virtual meeting with the press to discuss the Authority’s 2019 financial statement. He said, “The federal government has transmitted $311 million Abacha loot to…

PSC okays 6,618 senior police officers’ promotion

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 6,618 senior police officers to the next rank including one Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) to Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG); four Commissioners of Police (CPs) promoted to AIG; and three Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCPs) to CP. Head, Press and Public Relations,…