EL RUFAI ATTACKS SOUTH SOUTH GOVERNORS OVER ONNOGHEN

‘One of the most painful things I have experienced in the last two weeks from the statements from the governors of the South South justifying that non-declaration of assets is a non-issue because the Chief Justice of Nigeria is from the South South. This is the sort of things we see. Wrong is Wrong, Right should be right” he said Reacting to VP Osinbajo’s claim that President Buhari did not know of the prosecution of the CJN until Saturday January 12th, Governor El-Rufai replied ”Why should he know about it?…

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APPEAL COURT JUDGEMENT: SEE WHAT TONYE COLE SAID AFTER COURT THREW OUT HIS APPEAL

Embattled governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Pastor Tonye Cole and the senator representing Rivers East district in the National Assembly, Senator Andrew Uchendu, have appealed to members and supporters of the APC in the state to remain calm following the striking out of the party’s last appeal before the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt. Cole, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt yesterday by the spokesman of Tonye Cole Campaign Organization (TCCO), Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke, said the party is to receive a briefing relating…

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CONDEMNATION GALORE FOR BUHARI AFTER PERFORMANCE AT TOWN HALL MEETING

Twitter Users Slam Buhari over Performance at Town hall Meeting editor / 4 hours ago Muhammadu Buhari By Vanessa Obioha Nigerians took to Twitter Wednesday night to air their views on the interactive session with All Progressives Congress Presidential and Vice presidential candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo, with most of the tweets slamming the president for poor performance at the session. While many of the tweets noted that the President had difficulty understanding the questions asked by Kadaria Ahmed, the host of the Town hall meeting, several tweets also noted…

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UPDATES FROM OSUN ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL AS KEY WITNESS GIVE EVIDENCE

STAR WITNESS TAKES STAND By Our Reporter The star witness of the petitioners at the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja, Mr. Dele Adeleke took the stand Wednesday and before commencement of cross examination by the defense counsels, pink copies of forms EC8A from most of the local government areas were tendered in evidence and received by the tribunal as exhibits in the resumed proceedings. Meanwhile, at yesterday’s hearing, Mrs. Faith Nwadishi a staff of Centre for Transparency and Advocacy disclosed how security agents manhandled accredited observers, both…

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SEE PICS FROM CHIEF BISI AKANDE’S 80TH BIRTHDAY

Chief Bisi Akande and his political associates about to cut the birthday cake Former governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande on Wednesday marked his 80th birthday. In attendance at the ceremony were top chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and friends of the former governor. Photographs by Gbenro Adesina. Chief Bisi Akande and Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai Chief Bisi Akande cuts his 80th birthday cake, assisted by his political associates Chief Bisi Akande welcoming Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the event Governor Kayode Fayemi of…

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I NO LONGER FEEL SAFE IN MY OFFICE – TINUBU

The senator representing Lagos Central , Oluremi Tinubu, has officially reported a case of burglary in her National Assembly office to his colleagues. The burglary was first reported in a statement by her legislative aide, Nifemi Aje, who said the incident was discovered on Wednesday, January 9, as staff resumed work. Mrs Tinubu in a motion on Thursday said she no longer feels safe in her office after the experience. She urged the Senate to investigate the burglary and demanded the replacement of her lost items. “I want to report…

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REPS SUSPEND DEBATE ON 2019 BUDGET

JUST IN: Reps suspend debate on 2019 budget The House of Representatives has suspended the debate on the general principles of the 2019 appropriation bill. The bill was listed as the first order of the day on the order paper but the debate was suspended due to the late arrival of the copies to members. It will, however, be listed on the order paper on the next legislative day. President Muhammadu Buhari had in December 2018 proposed a budget of N8.83 trillion for 2019. The president presented the proposals at…

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TOLANI, BILLIONAIRE OTEDOLA’S DAUGHTER RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FEATURING REEKADO BANKS

Tolani, Otedola’s daughter releases music video ft. Reekado Banks Femi Otedola’s first daughter, Tolani has released the official music video of her latest single ”Ba Mi Lo” featuring Singer Reekado Banks. Tolani, Cuppy’s eldest sister dropped the official video few days after the new song, “Ba mi Lo’’ was released on her instagram handle @shestolani #BaMilo featuring @reekadobanks. “Ba Mi Lo,” which means “Come With Me” in English language, is a song that speaks on how everyone has that person they obsess about but they are not sure the feeling…

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COURT ASKS POLICE TO SHOW REASONS FOR DETAINING DINO MELAIYE

An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama on Thursday ordered the police to show cause over it’s continued detention of Sen. Dino Melaye. Senator Dino Melaye in hospital Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, who has been in police custody since Jan. 4, approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental right. Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order after Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) informed the court that his client has been in police custody since Jan. 4 against what the law stipulated “We are…

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INEC REMOVES ALL RIVERS APC CANDIDATES FROM ITS LIST

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list. The exclusion followed a judgement which declared the primaries held by the party in the state null and void. On January 7, a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt delivered judgments in two separate suits, asking the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to acknowledge Rivers State’s APC candidates following the controversies that marred the party’s primary in October 2018. Two factions, one faction loyal…

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