PDP Leadership Crisis: Uche Secondus Suspended By His Ward

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 220 total views The ward chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers state has suspended embattled national chairman Uche Secondus. Secondus, whose membership registration in the PDP is in Ward 5 in Ikuru town, was suspended after an extraordinary meeting of the party on Wednesday. His suspension was announced by the chairman of the Ward George Christopher, who said the action was endorsed by 11 out of the 17 Ward executives. Credit: Ait.

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COVID-19: Obaseki Challenges Court Injunction On Compulsory Vaccination

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 1,230 total views,  18 views today Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that his administration would challenge the injunction of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt stopping him from going ahead with the restriction of people without vaccination from accessing public places starting second week of September. It would be recalled that the court in Port Harcourt gave an interim injunction restraining Obaseki and the Edo state government from going ahead with any compulsory vaccination and restriction of people without evidence of vaccination from entering public places. In a statement issued Wednesday…

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Gulder Ultimate Search Is Back After 7 Years

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 304 total views Gulder Ultimate Search, GUS, the survival reality show that dominated the Nigerian airwaves in the early 2000s, is making its triumphant return after seven years off air. Created and sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc, manufacturers of Gulder lager beer, GUS started in 2004 and enjoyed 11 seasons on air. The show went on to become the most-watched reality TV series in Nigeria before it ended in 2016. Nigerian Breweries, NB, Plc, has officially announced that the show would make its comeback with “The Age of Craftsmanship” as the…

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LASTMA Impounds 3,850 Vehicles In Three Months

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 362 total views The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, (LASTMA) said it impounded 3,850 vehicles between May and July this year. LASTMA Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Mr Olumide Filade, made the disclosure in a statement he issued on Tuesday in Lagos. Filade said that the authority impounded a total of 580 privately-owned vehicles and 367 commercial vehicles in May. “The apprehended vehicles between May and July totaled 3,850, while 130 drivers were referred to the Lagos State Drivers Institute (LASDRI) for recertification during the period under review. “LASTMA also apprehended a…

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How Ferguson Convinced Me To Rejoin Man United -Ronaldo

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 141 total views,  2 views today Cristiano Ronaldo revealed his relationship with former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson played the key role in convincing the Portuguese to return to Old Trafford. Ferguson retired as boss of the Red Devils in 2013, four years after Ronaldo departed for Real Madrid in a then world record £80 million move. However, he remains a club ambassador and confidant of current United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who also played under Ferguson for many years. Ronaldo looked set for a return to England with Premier League champions…

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Afenifere Tells Nigerians To Defend Themselves Against Bandits

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 229 total views The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has called on Nigerians to defend themselves against bandits, saying they have declared war on the country. The group also insisted that there must be restructuring in order to solve the problems bedeviling the country, adding that it must be before the next elections in the country. The group stated this in a communiqué after its monthly meeting at the home of its acting leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, in Sanya-Ogbo, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on Tuesday. In the communiqué signed by the National Publicity…

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PDP Leaders Visit Jonathan, Beg Ex-President To Stay

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 149 total views,  2 views today The acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Yemi Akinwonmi, on Tuesday, led a delegation of party leaders to visit ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan, in his Abuja residence. Those on Akinwonmi’s delegation were Daisi Akintan, former caretaker secretary of the PDP in the South-West and the secretary of ex-officio forum and a member of the National Executive Committee, Mrs Helen Taiwo. Although the three-member team met with the former President behind closed doors, it was gathered that the visit was designed to acquaint Jonathan with current…

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I Discussed Insecurity With My Son Eight Hours Before His Murder – Na’Allah

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 350 total views,  2 views today Senator Bala Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial District of Kebbi State, said he spoke to his son, Abdulkareem, a few hours before the news of his death on Sunday. The lawmaker, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Air Force, noted that the discussion he had with his son was largely on the disturbing security situation across the country. Captain Abdulkareem, a civil pilot, was strangled and found dead inside his bedroom at his Government Reserved Area residence in Malali, Kaduna North Local Government Area…

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FG Set To Commence Rehabilitation Of Lagos/Sango-Ota Expressway

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 816 total views The Federal Government says it is set to immediately commence the rehabilitation of failed portions of the Lagos-Sango-Abeokuta federal highway. The Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, announced this on Tuesday during a teleconference between the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun and the minister’s team. This followed an intervention by Governor Abiodun over the deplorable state of federal roads in that corridor. In an earlier statement, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, had said areas of immediate attention are the failed portions around Sango-Ota on…

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Electricity Tariff: Actionaid Nigeria, Wants FG To Halt Alleged Planned Hike

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 4,689 total views,  4 views today ActionAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation working to eradicate poverty in Nigeria has decried the alleged resolution by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, directing the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to increase their tariffs from Wednesday, September 1, 2021. ActionAid Nigeria posits that the increase in electricity tariff will further erode the purchasing power of Nigerian workers in formal and informal sectors and will further impoverish the people. Speaking in Abuja, the Country Director, Ene Obi said the increase in electricity tariff is not only ill…

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Commodore Kunle Olawumni Rtd, Finally Honours DIA Invitation

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 256 total views,  2 views today Commodore Kunle Olawumni (rtd) has appeared before the Defence Intelligence Agency, DIA. Olawummi who was in the office of the DIA on Tuesday was accompanied by his lawyer Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria His appearance is sequel to an interview he granted wherein he accused the Buhari government of shielding sponsors of the Boko Haram terrorists Though he failed to mention names, he also stated that some Governors, ministers, and senators are sponsors of Boko Haram and that the Government knows them. The meeting…

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