Sanusi Dethroned By Kano State Government

The Kano State government today, approve the dethronement of Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II. The dethronement of the Emir was announced after the State Council executive meeting presided over by the Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. In a press statement signed by the Secretary to the Kano State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, The Emir was in total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the State Governor and other lawful Authorities, including his persistent refusal to attend official meetings and programs organized by the government without lawful justification which…

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APC NWC Approves New National Officers

The National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the Party’s Acting National Secretary. According to information made available by the partys National Publicity Secretary Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu He said The decision was reached on January 14, 2020 during the meeting of the NWC at the party’s National Secretariat. Following the resignation of H.E. Mai Mala Buni as the Party’s National Secretary in May 2019 prior to his election as the Governor of Yobe State, the party subsequently gave notice for…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Dismisses Ihedioha’s Application For Review

The supreme Court on Tuesday re-affirmed its ruling that declared Hope Uzodinma as the duly elected governor of Imo State. In a suit filed by  Mr Ihedioha, he asked the apex court to review its judgement which sacked him as the governor of Imo State. A seven-man panel of judges led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, dismissed the suit on Monday. The apex court, in a decision by a seven-man panel of Justices led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, reaffirmed the…

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Cipriano Cassamá Resigns As President Of Guinea Bissau After One Day In Office

One of the two men declared president of Guinea-Bissau has resigned from the post after just one full day in office, saying his life was in danger. He said “I have no security, my life is in danger, the life of my family is in danger, the life of this people is in danger. I cannot accept that, that is why I took this decision”. Mr Cassamá was appointed by parliament, the majority of whose deputies have refused to acknowledge the election victory of the former opposition leader, Umaro Sissoco…

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Buhari not traveling to UK, Saudi and Australia -Presidency

The presidency today has dismissed reports that President Buhari is traveling to the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Australia. The special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina said such report was a handiwork of mischievous people who want to cause disaffection, dissatisfaction in the country. The reports earlier said the President is expected to leave Nigeria on Wednesday and depart the Uk after a 20day vacation for Riyadh the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Adesina urged Nigerians to be mindful of what they accept as credible information…

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Bayelsa Violence: Arrest Oshomhole now, PDP tells IGP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Muhammed to immediately pull in the factional National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for questioning and prosecution for incitement. In a press statement made available by the National Publicity Secret of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan says the violence and arson being perpetuated by the APC agents in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, on Friday, was in furtherance of Oshiomhole’s inciting call that no governor would be sworn-in in Bayelsa state, contrary…

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OkadaBan: Occupy Lagos Releases Rules For Tomorrow’s Protest

INFORMATION FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC REGARDING #OCCUPYLAGOS We will like to thank everyone for the immense support we’ve gotten for the #OccupyLagos protest holding on Saturday (08/02/2020). We are ready to march tomorrow and look forward to protesting with you. In view of this, please note the following information: 1. Security: we are determined to maintain a peaceful, law-abiding and civil protest. Please, note that we are working with security agents and we will not hesitate to hand over any defaulter to the authorities. Alcohol, pepperspray, tasers, knives, blades and other…

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Guber poll: Adoji PDP Aspirant seeks unity against Bello

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Ahead of November 16, 2019 governorship election in kogi state,  Dr.Victor Adoji a frontline Aspirant  on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and a   renowned economist has promised  to give his support to whoever wins the forthcoming party primary. Adoji who was formerly with the Zenith Bank PLC as  Executive  Director in charge of Public Affairs said he decided to contest to the election for the abysmal performance of  incumbent governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. He charged politicians to put their acts together  to flush out…

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Ministerial list: Action Aid Nigeria decried exclusion of Women, Youths, PLWD

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA    ActionAid Nigeria, a Non  Govenernmental  Organisation which is  committed to human rights and social  and  economic   justice  has decried  the lopsidenedness  against  women , , Youths and those living  with dissabilities in  the list of  ministerial  nominees  submitted to  National Assembly by president Muhammadu Buhar saying it fell short of meeting the 35%  affirmative action. The Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi  said  her organisation  is dismayed  that despite the  assurances     by the ruling All People’s Congress (APC)   and the . President Muhammadu Buhari  to give…

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Kogi Deputy Governor threatens Bello with Court Action over his unpaid salaries

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has threatened to drag Gov. Yahaya Bello to court if after seven days, his entitlements amounting to N819,709,980.00 since 2017 is not paid. A letter signed by Femi Falani, SAN, on the instructions of the Deputy Governor, called for the release of all statutory allocation due to the office of the Deputy governor amounting to N819,709,980.00, but withheld since 2017, 2018 and 2019, The letter addressed to Governor Yahaya Bello and dated 17th July, 2019, said the Deputy Governor’s office…

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Senate President Lawan receives list of ministerial nominees

The senate President today has confirmed receiving the list of incoming ministers to be screened. According to information made available on the official twitter handle of the APC @APCNigeria, “43 ministerial nominees were sent to the Senate for confirmation,” See details below: In all, 43 ministerial nominees were sent to the Senate for confirmation,”. In no particular order, we have Chris Ngige Hadi Sirika Rotimi Amaechi Festus Keyamo Uche Ogah Emeka Nwajuiba Sadiya Farouk Musa Bello Babatunde Fashola Godswill Akpabio Sharon Ikeazor Ogbonnaya Onu Akpa Udo Adebayo (Ekiti) Timipre Sylva…

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Wada promises to work for smooth transfer of power in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. Captain Idris wada , aspirant on the platform of the PDP in the Novermber 16 2019  governorship election in kogi state  has promised to institutionalise power shift in the body politics of state to douse tensions across the state.  He  disclosed that although the party was robbed in  the 2015 governorship election, which has truncated the programmes of his administration    appealed to delegates to give him  another opportunity  to redeem the stolen mandate. Wada disclosed  this Friday at Odo ere , headquarters of Yagba West Local Government…

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Kogi PDP: Aspirant kick against automatic ticket

Buhari’s govt swimming in ocean of corruption-PDP

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. A chairmanship aspirant for the state peoples Democratic party chairmanship ,  Muhammad Omuya, has said that the National working committee of the party has not directed the retention of the outgoing executives in the State. He said rather, the national working committee has only said that the positions should be retained in the senatorial districts where they are currently domisiled, saying that the claim of some of the party leadership contradicts the directive of the NWC. Addressing journalists in Lokoja on Sunday in lokoja, Muhammad, said he…

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I will use technology to fight insecurity- Erico PDP guber aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. A frontline Aspirant on the platform of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the November 16, governorship election in Kogi state  Dr. Joseph Erico Ameh  has assured the state of his capacity to deploying modern technology to  restructure the state security architecture if elected as governor. Ameh disclosed this at the   Kogi State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)  Media parley for governorship aspirants over the weekend in Lokoja. The aspirant also pledged to rescue the state from the current abject poverty and underdevelopment even…

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I’m under tremendous pressures to rescue kogi -Capt Idris Wada , PDP guber aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The  immediate past governor of kogi state and an Aspirant in the November 16, 2019 governorship election Captain Idris Ichala Wada  has disclosed that his  aspiration to return to Lord Lugard House  is stemmed from pressures mounted on him by the good people of the state to salvage and rescure the state from decay and poverty unleashed on the state workers. Capt. Idris Wada  stated this when he officially declared his intention to seek a come back as governor of the state, lamented that the sufferings of…

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President Buhari re-appoints Boss Mustapha, Abba Kyari as SGF, COS

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the the re-appointment of Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Malam Abba Kyari as Chief of Staff (COS) to the President. This was contained in a statement issued by Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) dated July 5, 2018 The President also approved the following appointments of personal staff. 1. Mohammed Sarki Abba – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Household and Social Events) 2. Ya’u Shehu Darazo – Senior Special Assistant to the…

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Kogi youths backs Irukera warns APC fielding Bello

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. A youths group in Kogi state, under the umbrella of Progressive Youth Alliance, has resolved to support the governorship ambition of Barrister Babatunde Irukera, even as it warned against giving the All Progressive Congress,(APC) ticket to incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello. The group cautioned the national leadership of APC on the danger inherent in fielding  Bello as it’s standard flag bearer,  saying that the victory of the party cannot be guaranteed with such arrangement. The spokesperson of the group, Comrade Amos Alfa while addressing journalists in Lokoja, noted…

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I will give 35% positions to women – Aminu Abubakar PDP aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Alhaji Aminu Abubakar Suleiman , governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic party(PDP) has vowed to implement  the women’s  35% affirmative action in his cabinet if elected governor of kogi state. The governorship aspirant stated this Tuesday in the state capital when Lokoja PDP   women wards leaders,  endorsed his candidature for the November 16, 2019 election. He assured the women of his determination for them to  play vital roles in his administration stressing that any meaningful government  will not toy with issues that affects women . Aminu Suleiman…

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Mustapha Mona Audu promises to liberate kogi from poverty

ATABOR JULIUS The frontline aspirant  of the All Progressives Party  [APC] for the  November 16 Kogi State  governorship election ,Prince Mona Mustapha  Audu ,  has promised to work towards the emancipation of the people  from poverty and  socio  economic  deprivations pervading the state. Mustapha Mona  Audu  made the promise on  Sunday in Lokoja , the state’s  capital , when he kick started his campaign for the Lugard House which was  witnessed by thousands of his supporters  and  party faithful who  participated in  a memorable “Walk for Freedom “  on June…

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Kogi to witness rapid Socio-economic transformation under my watch – Suleiman PDP guber aspirant

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. Ahead of the November 16, 2019, Kogi state governorship election, Alhaji Aminu Abubakar Suleiman an aspirant on the platform of PDP has assured the state of  a purposeful and total quality social , economic and human development that will meet the yearnings and aspirations of all and sundry. This is as he noted that he will vigorously pursue qualitative and technical education that will make the youths the employers of labour even as free medicare for pregnant and aged mothers will be adopted. The PDP governorship aspirant gave the…

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