Operation Python Dance recorded tremendous success – Nigerian Army

The one-month Nigerian Army Exercise EGWU EKE II (Operation Python Dance) conducted at 82 Division Nigerian Army’s area of responsibility which covers the South Eastern geo-political zone and parts of Cross River State, ended on Saturday 14th October 2017. The formal closure of the Exercise took place at the Tactical Headquarters of Sector 1 (14…

SEC orders 2-day suspension of sales of Oando shares

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday, ordered a full suspension of the trading of shares of Oando Plc for two days. It could be recalled that over 100 Oando shareholders petitioned National Assembly, alleged corporate governance abuse. The commission also directed that effective from Friday, October 20, the Nigerian Stock Exchange should implement a…

Operation Python Dance II: About 10,446 get army’s free medical service

Over 10,446 residents of the South-East and the Cross River state have benefited from Nigerian Army’s Operation Python Dance II’s free medical outreach in the past one month. A statement yesterday by the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations at the 82 Division, Col. Sagir Musa said Operation Python Dance II, also called Operation Egwu…

Alaafin of Oyo explains why OPC leader, Gani Adams, was chosen as the next Ona Kakanfor of Yorubaland instead of Tinubu, Fayose, others

Below is an explanation published on the official Facebook page of the Alaafin of Oyo on why former OPC leader, Gani Adams was chosen over Bola Tinubu, Ayo Fayose, others to be the 15th Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. ‘Alaafin of Oyo said, “Yorubas are blessed with many illustrious sons; who are capable of being saddled…

Buhari, 7 state governors meet at the presidential villa in Abuja

President Buhari is having a closed-door meeting with seven state governors at the presidential villa in Abuja. The state governors in attendance are Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari, Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, Kwara State Abdulfatah Ahmed, Akwa Ibom Udom Emmanuel, Bauchi State Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, Kebbi State Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Ebonyi State Deputy Governor Eric Kelechi…

Inflation drops for 8th consecutive time – NBS report

Recent data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday, shows that Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped to 15.98% from 16.01% for the month of September. It is the eighth consecutive time the country’s inflation rate is dropping in 2017. However, all major food sub-indexes increased by 20.32 percent year-on-year in September, an increase…

Obasanjo, Makarfi meets in Ogun state

The National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta. Markafi, who was accompanied by PDP leaders, including Sarafa Isola, a former minister, were received by Obasanjo at the Green Legacy Hotels and Suites located in Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta. The meeting, Daily Sun gathered,…

Senator Abaribe asks court to discharge him as Nnamdi Kanu’s surety

Senator Enyinaya Abaribe (Abia South) has applied to the court to be discharged from the suretyship, bond and recognisance of the bail of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. It could be recalled that Abaribe had helped secure Kanu’s bail earlier this year, alongside a Jewish Rabbi and traditional ruler. In…