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Breaking: Jimi Agbaje dumps PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje has dumped the party over unresolved crisis. Agbaje had been having a running battle with PDP leaders in Lagos as they accused him of diverting money meant for campaign during the polls in Lagos. Agbaje, in a statement said it was necessary ... Read More »

New Zealand shooting: Parliament opens session with reading from Quran

The Quran was recited during New Zealand’s parliament session on Tuesday, the first since last week’s terrorist attack on two mosques that claimed 50 lives. A Muslim imam led prayers in parliament, in what is being seen as a gesture of solidarity with the victims of the shooting. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who has received international praise for her response ... Read More »

Re-run Polls: I’m Not Meddling in Kano Elections, Says Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has debunked speculations that he is at present in Kano and meddling in the Kano proposed rerun gubernatorial elections. “Asiwaju is not in Kano and has not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of these elections. The picture that these liars are circulating of Asiwaju and Governor Ganduje is ... Read More »

Investors lose N16.06bn as sell pressure persists

Equities market closed on a negative note, as NSEASI depreciated by 0.14% to close at 31,430.50basis points as against 0.06% depreciation recorded previously. Its Year-to-Date (YTD) returns currently stands at -1.11%. Market Breadth Market breadth closed negative as FIRSTALUM led 16 Gainers as against 18 Losers topped by PRESCO at the end of today’s session- an improved performance when compared ... Read More »

INEC Challenges Court Order Over Bauchi Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has challenged the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja, ordering it to stop the collation of the governorship election results in Bauchi State. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education said the commission has filed a ‘motion on notice`, challenging the jurisdiction of the court in granting ... Read More »

Senate Approves N30,000 New Minimum Wage

The Senate has approved the proposed new National minimum wage of N30, 000. The new minimum wage Act CAP N61 LFN (repeal and re-enactment) Bill, 2019, was read Tuesday for the third time and passed the same day. Prior to this, a report by the Ad hoc committee on the new National minimum wage was presented by Senator Francis Alimikhena. ... Read More »

7 die as truck plunge into river in Kogi

Seven people on Tuesday lost their lives as a truck in which they were travelling plunged into a river at Kotonkarfe Community on Lokoja-Abuja Highway. Mr Emmanuel Abe, Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi, confirmed the incident in Lokoja. Abe, while confirming the report, said that the truck plunged into Enyogi River, a tribute of River Niger ... Read More »

Court stops INEC from announcing Bauchi guber poll results

The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with the collation, concluding and announcing the result of the governorship election in Bauchi State held on March 9, 2019 by the electoral body. Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo who issued the order on the strength of an ex-parte application filed by the All Progressive ... Read More »

Tinubu Not In Kano For Rerun Elections

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has put a lie to the rumour going round that he is at present in Kano and meddling in the Kano elections. “Asiwaju is not in Kano and has not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of these elections. The picture that these liars are circulating of Asiwaju and ... Read More »

Sheikh Sulaiman: Kidnappers of Buhari’s Prayer-Warrior demand N300m ransom

… Kidnapped Islamic cholar Prayed for Buhari’s Re-Election at Rallies The kidnappers of a famous Islamic scholar and prominent reciter of the Holy Quran, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman have demanded for a ransom of three hundred million Naira before his release. PRNigeria gathered that the abducted Sheikh Suleiman, a prayer-warrior and fanatical supporter of President Buhari had offered prayers for the ... Read More »

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