Breaking: Obaseki wins at his polling unit

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Godwin Obaseki, has defeated the All Progressives Congress at his polling unit in the ongoing governorship election in Edo State. In the result announced at the polling unit, PDP had 80 votes while APC got 51 votes. READ ALSO: LIVE UPDATE: Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu battle for Edo governorship seat…

Insists Tinubu Can’t Determine Obaseki’s Fate …Urges Edo People To Use Election To Liberate The State …Assures Of The Support Of All South- South Governors

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Edo State Governorship election to create hope in the electoral process. Wike, who is also the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship Election, made the appeal during a Live Television Programme…

Buhari Signs Police Bill 2020 Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020. Buhari, in a memo dated September 16, 2020, communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly, through the Clerk of the Legislature. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, yesterday, explained…

RSG Redeems N30m Bounty Pledge On Bobosky

The Rivers State Government has redeemed its promise of N30million bounty to anyone with useful information that will lead to the arrest of the notorious criminal, Honest Digbara, a.k.a Bobosky. The state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, at the presentation of a cheque for…

Edo Governorship Poll: PDP’ll Win Convincingly, Wike Declares …Urges Edo Electorate To Be Vigilant, Defend Votes …Leave Obaseki Alone, Face APC’s Political Woes, PDP Tells Tinubu …As Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Sign Peace Pact

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council Chairman, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that the Edo Stae governorship election would be won convincingly by Governor Godwin Obaseki. The PDP National Campaign chairman, who is also the Governor of Rivers State, made the assertion at the Grand Finale of the Edo PDP Campaign held at…

Economy Tops Agenda As Govs Meet, Today

The deteriorating state of the economy, especially at the sub-national levels would be the main focus when governors of the 36 states of the federation hold the 17th Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) teleconference meeting, today. This indication was contained in an invitation sent out to the governors by the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum…

Between ‘Dividers-in-Chief’ and Dividers-in-Law

By Wole Soyinka I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice that is still generously called Nigeria. I have no reasons to change my stance on his record. Nonetheless, I embrace the responsibility of calling attention to any accurate reading of…

Edo Governorship Election: PDP Exposes APC’s Plot To Scuttle Poll …Secondus Backs Obasanjo’s Speech On State Of The Nation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised alarm over an alleged plot by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, to scuttle the September 19, Governorship Election through the use of a frivolous lawsuit. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, raised the alarm at a press conference in Abuja, yesterday….

Breaking: Resident doctors finally suspend strike

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors have suspended the ongoing strike. The association’s President, Aliyu Sokomba, made this known this on Thursday evening. READ ALSO: Replace resident doctors with corps members — FG Sokomba, however, said that notwithstanding the suspension of the industrial action, negotiations with Federal Government will continue on Friday morning….

Rise In Food Prices Worries FG

…Says It threatens Nigeria’s Food Security…As Buhari Meets Govs, Others Over Upsurge In Food Prices The Presidency in Abuja, yesterday, lament that the recent upsurge in food prices was gravitating to a food crisis that could threaten Nigeria’s food security.The Presidency also said that though many factors were responsible for the increasing food prices, information…

I’ve Not Disappointed Rivers People -Wike

…Says Opposition Disappointed Over Suspended NLC Protest…As RSG, Labour Reach Agreement The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, says he has utilised the mandate given to him by Rivers people to provide basic infrastructure for them.He has also stated that he is proud to be contributing his quota to the development of the state.Wike stated…