Ugwuanyi a Legacy Governor, says Barr. Okonkwo

Ugwuanyi a Legacy Governor, says Barr. Okonkwo

The Commissioner for Housing, Enugu State, Barr. Peter Okonkwo has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as a “legacy governor”, who has left an indelible mark in the state through his administration’s people-oriented programmes that have impacted the lives of the people of the state positively. Barr. Okonkwo, who is also the elder brother to Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo and a former Governorship Aspirant, said that Gov. Ugwuanyi is “a gift to Enugu State”, adding that in…

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UNIOSUN workers protest nonpayment of salary, demand removal of VC

UNIOSUN workers protest nonpayment of salary, demand removal of VC

Workers of the Osun state University on Tuesday staged a protest over the nonpayment of their salary by the management of the institution. The protesting workers who are members of the non academic unions of the university accused the school’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Labo Popoola of beaching the peace recently brokered by the State House of Assembly and embarked on selected salary payment.   The House of Assembly had intervened in the crisis between the…

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I can’t help those who hate my swags, Oluwo tells critics, insists on bearing Emir

I can’t help those who hate my swags, Oluwo tells critics, insists on bearing Emir

Embattled Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, Oba Adulrasheed Akanbi has said that he has the right as a king to bear Emir and other kingship titles in Nigeria like Obi/Igwe, Attah among others. Oba Akanbi has been enmeshed in controversies following his adoption of Emir title at the last weekend. The traditional ruler had denied abandoning his Oba title after condemnations trailed his comments. But speaking on a radio programme on Rave Fm in…

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60 persons possess pump action guns in Jigawa – Police

60 persons possess pump action guns in Jigawa – Police

The Police in Jigawa say 60 persons are in possession of Pump Action Guns in the state. The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr Bala Sanci, confirmed this while fielding questions from newsmen in Dutse on Tuesday. Sanci said no one could possess such gun without the approval of Mr President. He called on people in possession of such guns to immediately surrender them to the command. “We have the list, names and addresses of sixty…

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APC Governors to meet Buhari today

APC Governors to meet Buhari today

State Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in their bid to pressure the president to seek re-election in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the meeting which has been fixed for 2.p.m., may also deliberate on some national and party issues including the President’s disapproval of tenure elongation for APC national executives. It would be recalled that the governors had on Feb. 22 met behind…

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Obasanjo is Atiku’s only problem to win 2019 presidential election – Obule

Obasanjo is Atiku’s only problem to win 2019 presidential election – Obule

Delta Central Senatorial hopeful, Chief Ufuoma Charles Obule, today stated that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is the only problem to the presidential ambition of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Obule made the assertion in Effurun,Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. Obule who was a special guest at the inauguration/unveiling of the Delta State Chapter Secretariat of Street2Street Support Initiative 4Atiku2019 said,”Obasanjo is the only problem of Atiku. He is just the only problem…

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NGO to train Islamic clerics on anti-corruption teachings to followers

NGO to train Islamic clerics on anti-corruption teachings to followers

A Non-Governnental Organisation,  Just Foundation,  has promised to train Islamic clerics on how to teach their followers the negative effects of corruption. Just Foundation argued that the training on anti-corruption teachings would assist the Federal Government in it’s fight against graft. Addressing Islamic clerics in Gbongan,  Osun state, the Executive Director of the NGO, Imam Fuad Adeyemi, explained that the foundation had secured the support of an international donor agency , MacArthur Foundation to commence the training on…

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IPOB speaks on Buhari’s plan to grant amnesty to insurgents

IPOB speaks on Buhari’s plan to grant amnesty to insurgents

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has reacted to the proposed plan by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to grant amnesty to members of Boko Haram. The IPOB said such a move was a confirmation that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led government was in a collaboration with the terrorist group. It also called on well meaning people “to seek the reaction of Chief Nnia Nwodo-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the South East governors that proscribed peaceful…

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2019: God wants Saraki to save Nigeria – Primate Ayodele

2019: God wants Saraki to save Nigeria – Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Ayodele of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has warned the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, not to support President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s presidential election. Ayodele, speaking at the dedication of the Emi Ni Aseyori Kan Pro Cathedral a.k.a Sope Parish in Lagos last weekend, claimed that Tinubu would be used and dumped by Buhari. The cleric also called on the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to…

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FG warns Nigerians over imported rice

FG warns Nigerians over imported rice

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has warned Nigerians against consumption of imported rice smuggled into the country. He issued this caution during a media briefing in Lagos on Monday. Mohammed said the government could not guarantee the healthy status of the rice, having spent months on the high seas and warehouses. He appealed to Nigerians to complement the efforts of the government by consuming only locally-grown and processed rice which he said “is fresher, tastier and…

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