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THE MAN WHO CAME BEFORE HIS TIME

Jeremiah Oyeniyi Obafemi Awolowo (March 06, 1909 - May 09, 1987)111 years ago yesterday, God gave us a gift from little known Ikenne. A committed family man. A blunt and unpretentious man who failed to meet the mark as a witty, pretentious, double-sided, smooth-talking and deceptive politician, and so never got to rule Nigeria. Ofcourse...

A Federal High Court Sitting In Kano Has Reversed Oshiomhole’s Suspension

A Federal High Court in Kano on Thursday, suspended the ruling of an FCT High Court Abuja suspending Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress. Justice Lewis Allagoa had ordered the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to provide security for Oshiomhole to resume in his office contrary...

Just In: Court suspends Oshiomhole as APC national chairman

An FCT High Court in Jabi, Abuja, on Wednesday, suspended embattled Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Justice Danlami Senchi gave the ruling. He ordered Oshiomhole to step down pending the determination of the substantive suit seeking his removal as the APC chairman. Details later…

Saraki’s Name Removed From Kwara State University

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday amended the Kwara State University Law and changed the name of the institution from Abubakar Olusola Saraki University to Kwara State University. The Kwara State University (Amendment) Bill 2020 was one of the four amendment bills passed by the Assembly on Tuesday which it said would drive...

Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has found a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, guilty on count one of the seven-count charge slammed against him by the federal government. The judge, in the judgment on Tuesday, agreed with prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir that Metuh knew...

Rumble In The House Of INEC

Following the declaration of the Electoral body earlier this week, the list has been published of political parties that are still recognised and that of those delisted. Alot have been said by political bigwigs Below are the delisted parties and Votes in 2019 Presidential Election PCP: 110,196GDPN: 41,852APA: 36,866SNC: 28,680APDA: 26,558PPA: 21,822ANN: 16,779MMN: 14,540DPP: 14,483ACD: 11,325NPC:...

INTERPOL Arrests, Detains Obaseki’s Commissioner Osaze Osemwingie-Ero in France

The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Osaze Osemwingie-Ero, has been arrested operatives of INTERPOL for alleged money laundering. Ero was reportedly arrested, detained and interrogated by INTERPOL in France since last month for being in possession of $2m. The Nation reports that some political opponents in the state are claiming the money...

Major Show-Down Looms As Iru Throne Contenders Gets Ready For Battle.

Insiders disclosed that a major showdown looms in the intense fight to determine the new occupier of the coveted throne of Oniru of Iru Land. Aremo Adesegun Abiodun Oniru – the eldest son of the immediate past king, Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru – is in an intense rivalry with Prince Akeem Ajasa over who takes...

My Disengagement And Importance Of Alternative Address By Muiz Banire SAN

Editors Note; Written by Muiz Banire SAN Yesterday on my Twitter handle, I announced that my response on the disengagement from Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) shall be the subject of discussion in my column today. So, where we are! Tuesday, December 10, 2019, my tenure as the chairman of AMCON would seem to...

N-Power – FG Explains Two Months Payment Delay

The Federal Government has explained why beneficiaries of N-Power programme across the country have not been paid their stipends in the last two months. N-Power is one of the national Social Investment Programme (SIP) designed by the present administration to reduce the growing rate of poverty, unemployment and social insecurity. According to the Minister of Humanitarian...