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Abubakar Audu: Senatorial District Nominates Son As APC Governorship Candidate

Mr. Mohammed Audu, 43, first son of Late Prince Abubakar Audu, has been nominated by leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kogi East Senatorial District to replace his father as the party’ s governorship candidate. The leaders, stakeholders and delegates disclosed the development in Lokoja on Thursday after a …

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Court Dismisses Sylva N19.2b case

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the federal high court, Abuja has dismissed the corruption case filed by filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) against former Bayelsa state governor, Chief Timipre Sylva The EFCC had filed a 50-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of N19.2 billion, against Sylva. …

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Police To Deploy 9,000 Personnel for Bayelsa Poll

The Police Command in Bayelsa on Wednesday said it would deploy 9, 000 officers and men on various duties during the Dec. 5 governorship election in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Nasiru Oki, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria …

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Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Engages DSS, EFCC To curb Hoarding of Petroleum Products

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) has engaged the Department of State Services (DSS) and Economic and the Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop the hoarding and diversion of petroleum products. This is contained in a statement issued by NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr Ohi Alegbe, …

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UK Deported 48 Nigerians Not 500- NIS

The Nigerian Immigration Sevice(NIS) has denied the reports making the round that about 500 Nigerians were on Wednesday deported to Nigeria from the United Kingdom, saying that only 48 persons were actually deported. There online reports from the BBC and other media outlets stating that the United Kingdom deported 500 …

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Explosion Rocks Katsina mosque

Explosion rocked a mosque in Yartabki village near the headquarters of Funtua local government in Katsina state, on Tuesday. The state’s police public relation officer, Aminu Sadiq confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria but said no one was hurt. The police spokesman said a suspect had been …

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United Kingdom Deported 500 Nigerians

About 500 Nigerians have been deported from the United Kingdom. The deportees arrived Muritala Muhammed International airport, Lagos this morning. Some of the deportees who spoke to the media complained of the way they were handled by the British government, alleging that majority of them were not even allowed to …

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Kogi: INEC Asks APC To Replace Audu, Fixes Dec 5 for Supplementary Election

The Independent NationaL Electoral Commission(INEC) Has asked APC to replace the late Audu, who died in the November 21 election with another candidate. In a notice released by INEC to the 22 political parties participating in the governorship elections that the supplementary elections in the affected 91 polling units will …

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Lagos Rehabilitates 282 Roads in Six Months-Sodeinde

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that over 282 roads have been rehabilitated in the last six months and earmarks 189 Roads For Next Phase. Briefing the newsmen on Tuesday, General Manager of the Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC), Engr. Ayotunde Sodeinde said the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi …

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Ken Olisa: The Most Powerful Black Man in Britain

  He’s the Queen’s escort in London who locked horns with John Bercow and has a library named after him at Cambridge – not bad for a boy who grew up without a loo in Nottingham Ken Olisa, the Queen’s Lord Lieutenant of London, has officially been named the most …

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