BUHARI APPOINTS BICHI AS NEW DG DSS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the appointment of Malam Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Service.” In a press statement signed by Malam Garba Shehu, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said that the new DSS helmsman “attended Danbatta Secondary School, the Kano State College of Advanced Studies and the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he graduated with a Political Science degree. “The new Director-General began his career in the security division of the Cabinet Office…

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NLC, LABOUR PARTY REJECT MIMIKO AS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected plan by former National chairman of the Labour Party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam to adopt Olusegun Mimiko as the party’s Presidential flagbearer for the 2019 general elections. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President and Mrs Ebere Ifendu, the National Publicity Secretary, Labour Party, stated this at a joint news conference on Thursday in Abuja. According to Wabba, this is very important for labour to make its position clear for the 2019 General Elections. “It is not possible for Mimiko to run under the labour party and…

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OYO 2019: 7 APC GUBER ASPIRANTS PICK FORMS DESPITE CONSENSUS TALKS

No fewer than seven gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state have collected nomination and expression of interest forms ahead of the 2019 general elections. This is coming despite the plans of the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi and the ruling APC to have three aspirants as the ordained consensus candidates for the primary election billed to take place later this month. DAILY POST gathered on Thursday that despite the moves by leaders and some aspirants to have consensus candidates, some of them…

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PILOTS SEEK CLOSURE OF ENUGU, BENIN AIRPORTS

  Aircraft pilots have called on the aviation authorities to shut the Enugu and Benin airports for comprehensive repair of their runways. They describe the facilities as pathetic. The pilots say the runways are accidents waiting to happen and have therefore called for the closure of the airports to fix the facility critical to safe landings and take-offs. This came less than two weeks after the South-East governors called for emergency repairs of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. At a stakeholders’ forum organised by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency…

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NDLEA ARRESTS LEBANESE, WIFE, DRIVER FOR DRUG DEALING, SEE PICS

  Officials of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lagos have arrested a Lebanese, Mr. Charbel Chalouhi, and his wife, Lulu Atallah, as well as their driver, for allegedly peddling drug. The man and his wife were also accused of sniffing the drug believed to be cocaine at their residence on Victoria Island area of Lagos. The suspects were said to be on the wanted list of the NDLEA before they were arrested about 8a.m. on Monday at Number 18, Wahab Ogunbambo Street, off Simeon Akinlonu Crescent, Victoria…

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AMOSUN BOWS TO PRESSURE, OPTS FOR DIRECT PRIMARIES AFTER OSHIOMHOLE REJECTS HIS DRAFTED LIST

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun and his loyalists in the Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC) may have finally bowed to the directive of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) for states to conduct direct primaries in selecting candidates. This followed the alleged rejection of the list of consensus candidates adopted by the governor by the national leadership of the party in Abuja. Amosun, who had backed the emergence of Adekunle Akinlade as the consensus governorship candidate of Ogun APC, was said to have travelled with local government party chairmen to…

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ACTOR’S WIFE WARNS ACTRESSES SLEEPING WITH HER HUSBAND TO KEEP OFF

Actor Kunle Afod’s wife, Desola who took to Instagram to disclose that raising the 4 boys she has with with actor is frustrating, had a warning for actresses and upcoming actresses. Kunle Afod’s wife who noted that she has been quiet for long, dared actresses and upcoming acts who have had sex with her husband, to show up at movie locations with him and see how relaxed she will be. She wrote; For all the actress and upcoming actress that has bleeped with Baba Omiayo, I dare u all to…

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PRETTY NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS, FUNKE ADESIYAN PICKS APC NOMINATION FORM, SEE PICS

Nollywood actress, Funke Adesiyan has declared her intention to run for office in Oyo House of Assembly in 2019 general elections. Making her intentions known through her Instagram page, Funke Adesiyamn wrote; By the grace of God and the support of my people, I have picked the Expression of Interest form to contest The State House of Assembly in the forthcoming 2019 election under the platform of our Great Party APC. Mine is an unflinching desire to serve my people. We shall not retreat nor surrender till our women and youths have…

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REPS SPEAKER, YAKUBU DOGARA IS POLITICALLY WORTHLESS SAY APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has described Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representative, as one who is politically worthless. The APC stated this in reaction to reports that Mr Dogara has left its fold even when he is yet to formally do so. The speaker was reported to have picked up the nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a bid to return to the lower legislative chamber in the next general election. The ruling party reacting said the lawmaker has no electoral value as it…

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