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Boko Haram: How Over 1,000 APC Women Protested Non-Release Of Chibok Girls

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Members of the women wing of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State poured out on the streets of Akure on Tuesday to protest the continued abduction of Chibok girls by the terrorist group, Boko Haram. The street-to-street protest, which hampered the free flow of traffic across the city, started with a procession from the […]

#OpenLetter: “Don’t Contest 2015 Election” – Prominent Islamic Cleric Warns Buhari

Sheik Ahmed Gumi warns Buhari not to contest 2015 election

A Kaduna-based renowned Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has called on a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, not to contest the 2015 presidential election. The cleric rather suggested that Mr. Buhari should back a younger person to run for the position. In an open letter to the former head of state, posted on his […]

PHOTO NEWS: Aregbesola At A Special Prayer For Peace In Osun And Nigeria

Photos of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola acknowledging cheers from his loyalists shortly after a Special Prayer for peace in the State and Nigeria in general, at Hasibunalahi Central Mosque, Osogbo at the weekend

PHOTO NEWS: Presentation Of Staff Of Office To New Imam Of Osogboland

Photos of the Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the newly turbaned Chief Imam of Osogboland, State of Osun, Sheikh Musa Animasaun with the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Khamis Olatunde Badmus at the Installation ceremony, at Osogbo Central Mosque, Osogbo on Sunday 19/10/2014.

Exposed: Outgone Minister Of Information, Labaran Maku Accused Of Gross Embezzlement

Labaran Maku Has Declared Jonathan’s Office Vacant Says APC

The handing over ceremony by the former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, was on Monday disrupted by angry staff who protested non-payment of their allowances. The protesters also accused the minister and other top officials of mismanaging SURE-P funds meant for the ministry. The workers under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants […]

Osun Alerts Residents On Imminent Flooding

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…to release water from filled dams Osun government yesterday urged people not to panic as it releases water from its dams across the state to prevent the storage facilities from collapsing. This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Sunday Akere, and made available to newsmen yesterday in […]

Polling units: No rift between Jega, RECs – Lagos REC


There is no rift between the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) over the parameter used in creating 30,000 new polling units and the propriety of introducing such a project on the eve of a crucial election year, the Lagos State REC, Adekunle Ogunmola, has said. A national newspaper […]

Fashola: Life after Alawusa office


After governing the State of Exellence for a two-term of eight years, Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), will on May 29, 2015, hand over the baton of leadership in Lagos to whoever has been democratically elected to continue running the affairs of the state. The only question on the lips of some Lagosians now is, […]

Office seekers should back-off and stop pestering me with SMS – Fayose warns


Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has hinted that appointments into various vacant positions in the new government would surprise many people in Ekiti, warning those who are pestering him with test messages for one office or the other to stop forthwith. This is even as the state Assembly Speaker, Adewale Omirin, has announced the suspension […]

Asari Dokubo’s threat on Lai Mohammed: APC writes Police IG


The All Progressive Congress (APC) have written a letter to the Inspector -General of Police asking for questioning of Asari Dokubo on the threat he made against the the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammad. The APC in the letter asked the Inspector -General of Police to invite Asari-Dokubo for questioning over the comments […]

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