‘Political miscalculation could cause Igbo Presidency in 2023’

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State Dozie Ikedife (Jnr) has called on residents of the southeast to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 elections. He asked them to be realistic enough to understand the dynamics of politics, saying any miscalculation can cause them presidency come 2023….

Nasarawa Assembly passes N90.17bn budget for 2019

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N90.17billion into law. The Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi on Wednesday, also disclosed that the House jerked up the budget by over N3billion due to the omission of Nasarawa Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES) sectoral allocation among others. The Speaker also recommended…

Keyamo: why Nigerians must vote for Buhari

The Director of Strategic Communications, All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, said Nigerians must vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s election because he has delivered on his promises. Keyamo, who spoke at the launch of APC’s Next Level in Ghana, said the Buhari administration had surpassed expectations, as it awarded…

It was difficult working with ex-IGP Idris, says minister

THE cold working relationship between the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd) and the police ended yesterday as he explained how difficult it was working with the immediate past Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris. Dambazau, who expressed sadness over what transpired during Idris’s tenure, said such should be avoided in the…

Alleged N1.6b fraud: I carried out Jonathan’s instructions, says Dudafa

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan’s ex-aide Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa yesterday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to acquit him. He said he was innocent of the N1.6 billion fraud charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to him, he only carried out the former president’s instructions with regards to…

Police investigate man for sodomy

The Gender Section of Lagos State Police Command has begun investigation into a case of sodomy involving a 28-year-old man and his 17-year-old victim. Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal told reporters yesterday that the man was arrested after the mother found her missing child at his home. “The complainant alleged that her son suddenly disappeared from…