INEC publishes names of Imo governorship candidates, excludes APC

INEC publishes names of Imo governorship candidates, excludes APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of governorship candidates in Imo State, conspicuously omitting the name of the candidate representing the ruling All Progressives Congress. In the list published today at its Owerri office, the electoral body had 67 governorship candidates and their respective running mates. Some of those who made the list are the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha (PDP), Senator Ifeanyi Ararume (APGA), Honorable Tony Nwulu (UPP),…

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Governor Wike accuses FG of stopping Prince Charles from visiting Niger Delta Region

Governor Wike accuses FG of stopping Prince Charles from visiting Niger Delta Region

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of stopping Prince Charles of Wales from visiting the Niger Delta that produces the nation’s wealth. Speaking when he granted audience to international preacher, Evangelist Daniel Kolenda at Government House in Port Harcourt, Governor Wike wondered what parameters were used in confining the Prince of Wales to Abuja and Lagos. He said the actions of the APC Federal Government in the course of the visit of Prince of…

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What El-Rufai said about Peter Obi

What El-Rufai said about Peter Obi

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has described former Anambra State governor and PDP presidential running mate, Peter Obi as a ‘tribal bigot’. The governor reacted to a tweet that said, ‘Peter Obi bundled some northerners, mostly those who engaged in menial jobs for survival & marched them in trailer load back to their base. To him, these guys had no business being in Anambra State’. In his tweet from his verified Twitter account, El-Rufair said, ‘Peter…

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Nigerian lady escapes being hit by stray bullet in her room

Nigerian lady escapes being hit by stray bullet in her room

A Nigerian lady identified as, Modesta Chinomso was full of joy as she escaped being hit by a stray bullet in her room last night. Modesta Chinomso who took to her Facebook to share the news wrote: Was suppose to go out yesterday as usual but couldn’t because i was battling with high fever and cold so i decided to stay back rest while waiting for my result from the laboratory i went the previous…

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Gabrielle Union-Wade and Dwyane Wade welcome a baby girl [Photos]

Gabrielle Union-Wade  and Dwyane Wade welcome a baby girl [Photos]

NBA star Dwyane Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle Union-Wade, have welcomed a ‘miracle baby’ girl. The couple on Thursday announced they have welcomed a baby girl into the world. The adorable baby was born via a surrogate on Wednesday ‘We are sleepless and delirious but so excited to share that, our miracle baby, arrived last night via surrogate and 11/7 will forever be etched in our hearts as the most loveliest of all the lovely days. Welcome…

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Minimum Wage: Presidency Clarifies Buhari’s Position

Minimum Wage: Presidency Clarifies Buhari’s Position

THE Presidency, yesterday, chided those accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of reneging on the N30,000 agreed on by the National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee. According to the Presidency, President Buhari never mentioned any figure since he received the report, noting that the controversy over the minimum wage was unnecessary as the President, being a stickler to due process, would allow the report to pass through the gamut of lawmaking. A statement by the Special Adviser to…

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2019 Election: Ayo Fayose reveals what will happen to Nigerians If Buhari wins In 2019

2019 Election: Ayo Fayose reveals what will happen to Nigerians If Buhari wins In 2019

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose says Nigerians will be running to other neighboring countries to feed if President Buhari wins a second term in office come 2019. According to the former Governor, “the President’s time is almost up”.  A statement by Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, accused the president of spending “three and a half years blaming his predecessors and inflicting both security and economic crises on the country”. The statement read:…

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SSS arrests 17 suspected kidnappers and cultists terrorizing Kaduna State

SSS arrests 17 suspected kidnappers and cultists terrorizing Kaduna State

The State Security Services (SSS) has arrested 17 suspected kidnappers, gunrunners and cultists terrorizing Kaduna and Katsina States. The Public Relations Officer of the service, Peter Afunanya, said in a statement in Abuja that five of the suspects were arrested on October 25 in Riga Chikun, Kaduna state. Afunanya gave the names of the suspects as Isa Ahmadu (gang leader), Suleiman Umar (ransom negotiator), Ibrahim Mallam, Ishaku Saidu aka Ishe and Mansur (Mallam. He said after…

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