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Police Barricade ICC Venue of PDP Stakehokders’ Meeting

The Ahmed Makarfi-led  faction of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has raised raised the  alarm over  Police barricade of  the International Conference Centre, ICC venue  of its stakeholders’ meeting  Monday. A statement by the party accused  Ali Modu Sheriff and  the All Progressive Congress (APC) led Federal Government of ensuring the barricade of the venue. The statement claimed that “Senator Ali Modu Sheri ...

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Lawyers Seek Prosecution Of Violators Of Oath Of Office

By Shittu Ahmed Obassa In the light of pervasive abuse of public trust by public office holders at the three tiers of government in Nigeria  across section of Nigerians, including lawyers have called on  compatriots to discharge  their social responsibilities by  ensuring that culprits.are diligently prosecuted. The lawyers and some other Nigerians made their feelings known in a national survey conducted  o ...

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Ex-Rep Daramola Procures 1,000 UTME Forms for Ekiti Indigenes

In his quest to promote education in Ekiti State to an enviable eight, a member of the seventh House of Representatives and governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, is to distribute 1,000 free Unified Tertiary Education forms to Ekiti indigenes. The step, according to the APC chieftain, was to relaunch Ekiti to an enviable height in the education ladder am ...

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Osinbajo Disowns New VP Residence Project, Says Aguda House Okay For Me

Nigeria’s Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has disowned  the controversial  project  to build new residence for the Vice President. In a statement by Laolu Akande on Sunday, osinbajo said it was the past administration which proposed the project. The statement said “For the umpteenth time, we like to clarify that the proposed plan of the immediate past administration to build a new official residenc ...

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Ambode Advises Christians: Shun Acts That Breed Disunity, Crisis

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday enjoined Christians to continue to make conscious efforts to sustain the peaceful atmosphere across the country, urging them to also refrain from acts capable of breeding division and igniting avoidable crisis. The Governor, who spoke at the 2017 Inter-Denominational Divine Service organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Shepherdh ...

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Group Issues 48-Hour Ultimatum To Governor Dickson: Apologize To Annkio Briggs Or ..

A  group, the Joint Revolutionary Council has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson ,urging him to “apologize to foremost Ijaw female activist, Annkio Briggs for the brutal assault on her person and her colleagues during a recent peaceful protest in Bayelsa.” A statement  Cynthia Whyte by the group’s spokesperson, emailed to Newsdiaryonline Saturday night said “If this i ...

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Fani-Kayode Is “God’s Finger” In Southern Kaduna – Group

Members of one of the foremost groups in Southern Kaduna, The Southern Kaduna Rebirth (SOKARE), have described former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, as one of those whose voices have helped in forcing the terrorist Fulani herdsmen to cut down massively on the scale of terror they planned to unleash on the people of the area. In a press release signed by its chairman, Peter Ayuba, and made available ...

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PDP Verdict: Makarfi Faction Condemns ‘Travesty Of Justice,’ Heads To Supreme Court

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of Peoples Democratic Party,PDP has  described   judgment delivered by the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division on Friday  as  “a big disappointment. It is a travesty of justice; indeed it's a mockery of valid facts and a miscarriage of justice; no doubt, an invidious attempt to destroy the PDP.” A statement by the factional spokesman  of the party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye   said  “ ...

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PDP Govs’ Forum Rejects Modu-Sheriff, Eyes Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Governors' Forum on Friday kicked the outcome of the  Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt,Rivers State  that reinstated Senator  Ali Modu -Sheriff as as the National Chairman of the Party,describing it as  a rape on the Nation;s  democracy. Addressing news men in Abuja, Chairman of the Forum who is also the Ekiti state Governor, Dr Ayodele Fayose hinted that the Party ...

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Bad Weather Forces Osinbajo To Abort Ondo Trip

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has rescheduled  his visit to Ondo State earlier slated for today Friday February 17, 2017. The trip had been set-up in continuation of his tour of the oil-producing communities which earlier took him to Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Imo States. A statement by Laolu Akande the acting president’s spokesman said the journey was aborted over bad weather. “Prof. Osinbajo was already ...

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Fresh Insight As Court of Appeal Declares Modu-Sheriff As Authentic PDP Chairman

A Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt has ruled declaring Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP. The verdict on the leadership tussle rocking the opposition party was given Friday .Reports said two of the appeal court justices ruled in favour of Sheriff.One of the three-man panel ruled in favour of Makarfi. The battle for control of PDP has literally pa ...

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APC Constitutes New Gombe State Caretaker Committee

The All Progressives Congress,APC has constituted  the Gombe State Caretaker Committee of the party. National Publicity Secretary of APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi announced the latest development in a statement on Friday. He said “Arising from the tenure expiration of the Gombe State Caretaker Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Party in the e ...

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