Flood Kills 36, 470 Displaced In Sokoto

At least 36 people have died and 470 others displaced from their homes following floods due to heavy rainfalls in various parts of Sokoto state from January to date. Mustapha Umar, the Director Relief and Orientation of the Sokoto State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting on disaster management on Thursday in Sokoto. The meeting was organised by National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Umar said about 302, 500 hectares of farmlands were submerged and about 120 animals were killed due to flooding experienced across the state.…

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Alpha-Beta: Lagos Court Orders Tinubu To Appear Within 42 Days

Lagos High Court  has ordered The national leader of the ruling All progressives Congress APC and former Lagos state governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu to appear before it within 42 days, Tinubu has been slammed with a law suit. The claimant in the suit,  Mr. Oladapo Apara trading under the style Infiniti Systems Enterprises has also joined Mr. Akin Doherty and Alpha-beta consulting LLP as co-defendants in the suit filed 2nd October, 2020 at the Lagos high court, Igbosere. The claimant is asking for an order compelling an account of all…

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ECOWAS Lifts Sanctions On Mali

Following the announcement of Mali’s 25-member Transition Government on Monday, regional bloc ECOWAS has  lifted wide-ranging sanctions imposed on the country following the 18th August military coup. In the statement announcing the lifting of sanctions, the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority and Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo called on the Mali government to comply with other demands by the regional body, including the dissolution of the ruling military Council and release detainees. He said the junta has explained in the Transition Charter that the vice president is in charge of defence and…

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Ondo Guber: U.S. Calls For Transparent Poll

The United States has urged all stakeholders to continue to work toward free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in Ondo State. Candidates of all the political parties participating have signed peace accord Tuesday afternoon. The US Embassy, in a statement, enjoined all participants in the democratic process, including the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties, and the security services, to take concrete steps to ensure a peaceful election that reflects the will of the people of Ondo. “The United States remains committed to the U.S.-Nigeria partnership as we work…

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President Buhari To Present 2021 Budget On Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Thursday, present the 2021 budget estimate at a joint session of both chambers of the National Assembly. Special Assistant (Press) to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo,  made the announcement  following receipt of a letter from the President which was read during plenary by the Senate President on Tuesday. The letter reads: “May I crave the kind indulgence of the Distinguished Senate to grant me the slot of 11:00hrs on Thursday, 8th October, 2020, to formally present the 2021 Appropriation bill to the Joint Session…

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Edo Guber: Ize-Iyamu Shuns Oshiomhole In Thank You Broadcast

The candidate of the ruling all progressives Congress APC in 2020 Edo state governorship election Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has shun the past immediate national chairman of the APC Comrade Adams Oshiomoleh in his thank your broadcast to Edo people and many who supported his cause. In the  broadcast POI said; “To the glory of God Almighty, the election held on 19th September, 2020 with the outcome later announced by INEC. We thank God Almighty for the relatively peaceful nature of the voting process in most parts of the state. Contrary…

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Akwa Ibom REC Slams N10bn Suit Against Some Edo APC Chieftains

Akwa Ibom Resident electoral commissioner  REC, Mike Igini has Slams Ten Billion Naira Suit Against Some Edo APC Chieftains & some media organizations Those sued include by Mr.  Igini include Factional Chairman of Edo APC, David Imuse; APC Media Campaign Director John Mayaki. Details soon… Spread the love

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Lokoja-Abuja Express way: Military Kills Two Bandits, Several Escape

The Defence High Command said  troops of operation Thunder Strike killed  2  Bandits while others escaped with gunshots wounds, during an encounter at Abuja-Lokoja Express way. This is contained in a Statement by the Defence headquarters explained that Troops deployed at Rijana acting on credible intelligence on the movement of some suspected bandits towards Abuja-Kaduna expressway, swiftly mobilized to the scene and laid ambush along the suspected bandit’s route, thereby neutralizing two. While others fled with  gunshots wounds. Also the course of the encounter, 2 locally made guns were recovered.…

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NYSC Says No Date For Orientation Course Yet

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said that it not fixed a date for any orientation course yet. This is contained In a statement signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi said  the scheme has denied a news release speculating that the Orientation Course shall resume 27th October, 2020, with Batch “A” Stream 2, which it adds has further been subdivided into Batches “A” and “B”. She said that the news release was fake hence, prospective Corps Members and the public were therefore enjoined to disregard the…

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Jonathan Accepts Shagari Son’s Apology

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he has accepted the apology of the son of former President Shehu Shagari, Aminu, who worked against him during the run-up to the 2015 Presidential election. Jonathan said this in a Facebook post while acknowledging Aminu’s public apology. The former President said he never took offence and was not the type to harbour grudges. He wrote,  “Dear Honourable Aminu Shagari, Thank you for your apology. However, I never took offence. My firm belief is that I am a pencil in the Hand of God. “Therefore,…

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