Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Ortom reveals what Benue people must do to end crisis

Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Ortom reveals what Benue people must do to end crisis

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has urged the people of the state to place the interest of the state above any factor capable of causing disunity and retrogression. In his Eid-el-Kabir message made available to DAILY POST on Tuesday morning, Governor Ortom said Benue has faced a number of obstacles in the areas of security and economy, adding that what the state needs at this time is a renewed commitment among its people…

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Lauretta Onochie reacts to Tinubu’s comment on Saraki, Tambuwal

Lauretta Onochie reacts to Tinubu’s comment on Saraki, Tambuwal

An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju, Chief Bola Tinubu spoke the truth about Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal and Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki’s defection. Tinubu had in a statement said Tambuwal and Saraki defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in order to grab automatic tickets for the presidential election. But Saraki has since said he left APC because of the…

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Rebuild Ayefele’s Fresh FM or face legal action – SERAP threatens Ajimobi

Rebuild Ayefele’s Fresh FM or face legal action – SERAP threatens Ajimobi

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has demanded that the Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, rebuilds the demolished building of Fresh FM owned by popular juju musician, Yinka Ayefele, or face national and international legal actions. This was made known in an open letter by SERAP’s deputy director, Timothy Adewale on Tuesday requesting Governor Ajimobi to immediately halt all further eviction and demolition of Fresh FM building and to show full respect for…

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Eid-el-Kabir: What religious leaders must do ahead of 2019 elections – Dogara

Eid-el-Kabir: What religious leaders must do ahead of 2019 elections – Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has called on religious leaders to preach ethnoreligious tolerance as well as promote peace and unity among the people ahead of the 2019 general elections. Dogara in a goodwill message to Muslims to mark the Eid el-kabir Sallah celebration, also charged Muslims to love one another and demonstrate renewed commitment to the Nigerian project. He enjoined Muslim Ummah and Nigerians in general to imbibe the spirit…

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114 pro-Biafra women arraigned in Owerri magistrate court, remanded in prison

114 pro-Biafra women arraigned in Owerri magistrate court, remanded in prison

The Nigerian Police, Monday arraigned 114 pro-Biafra women in an Owerri Magistrate court. The protesters were arrested Friday, August 17 during a peaceful protest to demand a date for Biafra referendum, as well as the whereabouts of IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu who disappeared since September 14, 2017 after raid of his Afaraukwu Umuahia country home by security operatives. The women protesters were brought to the court premises in Hilux vans and trucks. They were…

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Salary structure: Protesting college workers storm Cross River Govt House

Salary structure: Protesting college workers storm Cross River Govt House

The workers of College of Health Technology Calabar, (COHTECH) Cross River State on Monday stormed Governor’s office in Calabar, demanding the implementation of a salary scale approved in 2011. The workers, made of two groups, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) said the College was the only tertiary institution in the state that was yet to benefit from the Consolidated Polytechnics and Colleges of Education…

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Nigeria in a trying period – ACF

Nigeria in a trying period – ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has observed with concern that Nigeria is in a trying period with so many challenges. In its Eid-el-Kabir message to all Nigerians, the National Publicity Secretary, Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, said, “it is also a period of sacrifice and a reflection on the significance of the letter and spirit of the festival. The Muslim Ummah are therefore enjoined to be steadfast in propagating what Islam stands for, among which are love,…

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3 Nigerians in Forbes’ list of 2018 world’s richest black persons [See details]

3 Nigerians in Forbes’ list of 2018 world’s richest black persons [See details]

Three Nigerians made the list of 2018 10 richest black people in the World. They are Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, Mike Adenuga and Foloronsho Alakija. In the current list released by Forbes, the Nigerians came first, third and eighth, respectively, among the richest black people. 1. Dangote is not only Africa’s richest man, he’s also the richest black person in the world. Dangote built his fortune trading in cement, sugar and flour but subsequently…

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Ajimobi gave my wife $1,000, assured her he won’t demolish my property – Yinka Ayefele

Ajimobi gave my wife $1,000, assured her he won’t demolish my property – Yinka Ayefele

A popular Juju musician, Mr. Yinka Ayefele, whose N800 million Music House was demolished on Sunday by agents of the Oyo State government, has revealed that Governor Abiola Ajimobi gave his wife the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) and assured that he will not demolish the building. Eastern Reporter recalls that the building, which houses Fresh FM Ibadan, a radio owned by Ayefele was demolished in the early hours of Sunday. Ayefele made these…

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Court stops EFCC from further investigation of Benue Govt

Court stops EFCC from further investigation of Benue Govt

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop further investigations into the finances of Benue State Government pending the determination of the suit filed by the state. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who gave the order on Monday, warned that parties should not take further steps that would destroy the subject matter of the court. In an originating summons marked FHC/MKD/CS/42/18 filed by the Attorney General of Benue…

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