IPC DOCUMENTS AND RELEASES PROMISES MADE BY BUHARI DURING 2019 CAMPAIGN, SEE THE LIST

The International Press Centre (IPC) Lagos, has released a compilation of the campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari in the course of electioneering activities for the 2019 general elections. Thirty (30) of such promises covering pledges on specific and general issues of Road/Rail infrastructure, Education, Agriculture, Poverty Eradication and Inclusion of Youths/Women in government as well as the fight against Corruption and Insecurity were documented and contained in a statement signed by the IPC Programme Manager, Sanmi Folabi. The documentation was done by IPC’s Media Monitoring Team, while the…

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FEMALE CORPER ABDUCTED BY BOKO HARAM REGAINS FREEDOM, SEE PIX

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri A female corps member kidnapped early this year by the Boko Haram has been released from the insurgents’ captivity. Halima Umar, a serving National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member was abducted around Gwoza in the south eastern part of Borno early in January by Boko Haram, the military said. She was rescued after days of military operation and synergy with some partners, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Brig Gen Abdulmalik Bulama Biu disclosed. https://www.sunnewsonline.com/breaking-kidnapped-female-corps-member-released-from-bharam/

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NEWLY RECRUITED HOUSEHELP MURDERS BOSS, HER MOTHER, 2 DAYS AFTER RESUMING DUTY SEE HIS PIX

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old domestic staff, Joseph Ogbu, for allegedly killing his employer and the 89-year-old mother two days after being employed at Surulere area of the state. The State Police Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, said in a statement that the suspect committed the murder at about 3am on June 20. “On June 20, 2019 at about 3am, Surulere Police Station received a distress call from No. 4 Ogunlana Drive, Surulere that one Joseph Ogbu; 22, who was employed as a domestic staff on…

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FESTUS ADEDAYO DROPPED AS SENATE PRESIDENT’S MEDIA ADVISER

Mohammed Isa, Special Assistant to the Senate President on Media and Publicity. It said “the Office of the President of the Senate has reviewed the appointment of Mr Festus Adedayo as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the President of the Senate and decided to rescind its decision on the appointment. “The office wishes Mr Adedayo the best in his future endeavours.’’ (NAN)

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FAKE ARMY CAPTAIN ARRESTED IN ONDO

A 32 year-old fake military captain, Ikwuegbuku Ikechukwu Stanley, was yesterday dragged before a  chief magistrate court in Akure, Ondo state capital, for impersonation and illegal possession of military items. Stanley was said to be parading himself as a captain of Nigerian Army. He was brought before the court on a three count-charge of impersonating and unlawful possession of military items. ADVERTISEMENT The accused was said to have committed the offence on May 31, 2019, at about 9.00 pm in Oja-Oba, Akure. Stanley was also alleged to have willfully and…

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OSHIOMHOLE TO BLAME FOR CRISIS IN EDO ASSEMBLY SAYS EX-GOVERNOR’S AIDE

A former Political Adviser to former Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Mr. Charles Idahosa, has explained why Oshiomhole’s should be blamed for imbroglio that characterised the inauguration of the 7th Edo State House of Assembly. Idahosa said Oshiomhole’s continued silence in the alleged rift with Governor Godwin Obaseki was responsible for some lawmakers-elect to dare the State Working Committee of the APC. Speaking in a chat with newsmen, Idahosa said Governor Obaseki had spoken out that there was no rift with Oshiomhole but that the refusal of Oshiomhole to speak out meant…

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EMIR OF KANO VS GANDUJE: SEE THE LATEST COURT ORDER

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInWhatsAppEmail A Kano High Court presided by Justice Nasiru Saminu on Thursday ordered the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, to maintain status quo in respect of the interim order issued against Ganduje on May 10. On May 10, a court restrained Kano State Government from appointing new four emirs in the state was still subsisting pending the determination of the motion on notice. Justice Saminu, in his ruling, ordered that all the parties in the suit should still maintain status quo pending the hearing of…

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WHY BUHARI REMOVED BARU AS NNPC GMD

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday threw more light on why President Muhammadu Buhari relieved the present Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru of the responsibility. The corporation in a statement that the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu issued in Abuja on Friday said that Baru is due for statutorily retire on July 7, 2019, on the ground of attainment of 60 years retirement age. According to the statement, “A follow-up release on the new appointments by the NNPC Group General…

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CRISIS IN BAUCHI AS 18 OUT OF 31 ELECTED LAWMAKERS ELECT PARALLEL SPEAKER, DEPUTY SPEAKER, OUTSIDE ASSEMBLY PREMISES

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi 18 out of the 31 lawmakers-elect of Bauchi State House of Assembly on Thursday held a parallel inauguration. The Members-elect who held plenary outside the Assembly complex under the stature of the symbol of a mace, elected the former Speaker of the Assembly, Kawuwa Damina and Tukur Ibrahim as parallel Speaker and Deputy respectively. Recall that 11 out of the 31 elected Members of the ninth Bauchi State House of Assembly on Thursday, elected Abubakar Suleiman as the Speaker of the House. The opposition All Progressives Congress has…

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