No Law Compels Ayu To Resign, He Will Step Down On His Own Volition – Okowa Tells Wike

The Delta state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has stated that the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu will not be forced to resign his position. The vice presidential candidate stated that the former Senate President could only exit willingly. Okowa’s Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, told newsmen on Monday that it was a constitutional matter. The spokesperson responded to the calls by …

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FIFA To Ask Nigeria And Other Countries To Name A Stadium After Football Legend, Pele

Pele Following the death of Pele, FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has disclosed that the football governing body will ask countries in the world, to name a stadium after the football icon. Infantino will ask countries to honour one of the all-time greats with the gesture.“We are going to ask that all countries in the world have at least one stadium with the name of Pele,” …

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Bolanle Raheem: Osinbajo Reaches Out To Family Of Slain Lagos Lawyer

Yemi Osinbajo Yemi Osinbajo, the Nigerian Vice President, has reached out to the family of Bolanle Raheem, the lawyer who was killed by a trigger-happy police officer on Christmas day in Lagos. Mrs Raheem, who was pregnant, was fatally shot on December 25 by a police officer attached to the Ajiwe police division in the Ajah area of the state. Gbenga, husband of the Lagos-based …

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Asake And Burna Boy’s Ex, Stefflon Don Spotted Partying At Club In Ghana (Video)

Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Asake and British rapper, Stefflon Don were spotted having fun at a club in Ghana. Recall that Stefflon Don and Grammy Award-winning singer, Burna Boy had dated for sometime till they called it quits in 2021. A recent filming has captured Asake and Stefflon Don having a cosy time at a club which has set tongues wagging. Some have wondered whether they …

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2023: Underage Voters And Their Parents Will Be Arrested For Electoral Fraud – INEC Warns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that underaged persons should not come close to the polling units during the 2023 polls. In the warning issued on Monday, January 2 during an interview on Channels Television, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye said underage voters will be arrested alongside their parents who would be charged with aiding and abetting such …

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Oyetola Returns To Osun Weeks After Adeleke’s Inauguration

Gboyega Oyetola Gboyega Oyetola, the immediate-past governor of Osun state, on Tuesday returned to the state capital, Osogbo. He was welcomed by his supporters, All Progressive Congress (APC) members and his former cabinet members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Oyetola left the state two days after the swearing-in of his successor Senator Ademola Adeleke on November 27, 2022. The former governor …

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We Will No Longer Tolerate Your Insolent Tendencies – PDP Tells Wike

Gov Nyesom Wike  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has issued a warning to Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers over his constant attack on its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Recall that Governor Wike who had demanded the resignation of the PDP national Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu as a condition to support Atiku in the February election, had on several occasions, tackled the former vice president. On Monday, …

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2023 Polls: Okowa Denies Betraying Southern Presidency Agreement

Gov Ifeanyi Okowa Ifeanyi Okowa, the Delta State Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, has denied working against the agitation of the South to produce the next President in the 2023 polls. Okowa spoke on Monday through Chief Press Secretary Olisa Ifeajika. Ifeajika told reporters in Asaba that Okowa honoured PDP’s decisions concerning the presidential convention. After a meeting in Asaba, Lagos …

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BREAKING: President Buhari Signs 2023 Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the N21.8 trillion 2023 budget into law on Tuesday, January 3. The President said the signing will avoid delay in the 2023 budget implementation. He urged the National Assembly to reconsider the decision on his administration’s N23.7 trillion ‘ways and means’ loan request. Also, Buhari tasked Ministries, Departments, Agencies and institutions of government to gear up the …

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2023: Obasanjo’s Endorsement Is Insignificant – Yakasai

Tanko Yakasai Elder Statesman and founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai has said that the endorsement of Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo is insignificant because the race is between two top contenders. Yakasai opined that endorsing Peter Obi would not in any way impact the outcome of this year’s February presidential election. Obasanjo, in …

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2023 Elections: Edwin Clark Endorses Peter Obi

Edwin Clark Chief Edwin Clark, an Ijaw national leader and convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), has endorsed Peter Obi, the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, LP, as his candidate for February polls. Clark who is at the moment addressing Journalists at his Asokoro Residence, in Abuja said that with Obi as President, Nigeria will unite the country with his move to restructure …

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NAN Staff Tasked On Commitment, Professionalism

By Hamza Suleman Maiduguri – Editorial staff of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) were on Tuesday, urged to display high sense of professionalism and commitment to duty to enhance its operations. Mr Yakubu Musa-Uba, Manager of the newly established Maiduguri Zonal Operations, gave the charge in a statement in Maiduguri. The Maiduguri zonal office comprises Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. Uba, a Deputy Editor-in-Chief, also …

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SDP Appoints Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi As Deputy DG PCC

By Oluwatope Lawanson Lagos – The Social Democratic Party (SDP), has appointed Mrs Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi as the Deputy Director-General of its Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) for 2023 general election. Olu Agunloye, National Secretary, SDP, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos. He said the appointment of Okunnu-Lamidi alongside other PCC members was to ensure maximum productive engagement with the electorate. Agunloye said the …

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Emefiele Saga: Human Rights Org. Cautions Against Interference In DSS Investigations

Abdul Hassan Abuja – National  Coordinator  and Special Envoy of Ecology and Marine  International  Human Rights Organisation, Alhaji Musa Saidu, has cautioned against inference in the ongoing investigations of alleged fraud  by the CBN Governor, Dr Godwin  Emefiele. Saidu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja that the recent  criticism against DSS  investigations of N70 trillion alleged  looted funds and hidden in …

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I Apologise To My Fans – Burna Boy Speaks After Fans Called Him Out For Standing Them Up For Seven Hours At His Lagos Concert

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has responded after many of his fans took to social media on Monday January 2, to blast him for keeping them waiting for seven hours at his concert in Lagos state on Sunday, January 1. One fan said he waited from 9pm on Jan. 1, 2023, and Burna arrived at about 4a.m. on Jan. 2. In a post shared on his Instatories …

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