Day: October 13, 2021

IGP assures safe, secure electoral process in Anambra

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has assured the nation of the commitment of the Force to securing the public space and upholding the democratic values ahead of the November 6th, 2021, Anambra State Gubernatorial Election. In a statement on Wednesday by the Force spokesperson, Frank Mba, the IGP gave the assurance, during …

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Gov Sule seeks Assembly’s approval of N8.67bn supplementary budget

Governor of Nasarawa state, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, has sent N8.67billion 2021 supplementary budget to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval. Speaker of the Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, who read the governor’s request during the House proceedings in Lafia, yesterday said the supplemently bill was to ensure the completion of ongoing projects in …

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Sunday Igboho diagnosed with likely kidney problem in Beninise prison — Lawyer

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, has been reportedly diagnosed with possible kidney or lungs illness. One of his lawyers, Yomi Aliyyu, made this known in an interview with BBC Yoruba, noting that the rights activist developed the illness in Benin Republic prison custody. According to him, the agitator has also been critically ill and rushed …

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PDP National Chairman: North-central adopts Iyorchia Ayu as consensus candidate – Ortom

PDP National Chairman: North-central adopts Iyorchia Ayu as consensus candidate – Ortom

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the North-central zone have adopted a former President of the Senate, Iyorchia Ayu, as their consensus candidate for the party’s national chairman. Benue Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this while speaking with journalists after the stakeholders’ meeting on Tuesday night in Abuja. Ortom said the party leaders unanimously …

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Suspended Zamfara lawmaker breaks silence

Yusuf Muhammad, one of the two lawmakers suspended on Tuesday by the Zamfara State House of Assembly, has denied the allegation that he celebrated the abduction of the Speaker’s father and that he was abetting banditry in the state. Muhammad and Ibrahim Tukur, who represents Bukura constituency, were suspended for three months for allegedly celebrating …

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SARS: Senate President commends Buhari for acceding to the demand of Nigerians

Senate confirms Amaechi Nwoha as Commissioner, National Assembly Commission

The Senate has confirmed Mr Amaechi Nwoha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the National Assembly Commission. His confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of the Committee on Establishment and Public Service at plenary on Wednesday. The report was presented by Sen. Smart Adeyemi,(APC-Kogi), …

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ROYAL NEWS publisher, Abdulazeez Arowona bags traditional title

ROYAL NEWS publisher, Abdulazeez Arowona bags traditional title

The publisher of ROYAL NEWS has been conferred a traditional title of Shettiman by Okuta Emirate, Kwara State. The notification of the conferment, signed by the Emir of Okuta, Alhaji Idris Sero Abubakar, stated that the Emirate recognizes Arowona’s “numerous strides towards grassroot growth, natonal peace, unity and development.” The emirate council also disclosed in …

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Osinbajo’s ‘Naira devaluation’ statement over forex scarcity clarified

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s spokesperson, Laolu Akande has said that his principal was not calling for devaluation of Naira in his speech at the midterm review of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office, office. Akande who defended Osinbajo following the controversy that trailed his calls for the Central Bank of Nigeria to make the …

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Squid Game hits 111million fan, Netflix highest stream ever

Squid Game hits 111million fan, Netflix highest stream ever

Netflix has announced that Squid Game has become their biggest TV show launch of all time, with 111 million fans watching the show since its debut on September 17. On Tuesday night, Netflix announced that the record had been broken after 111 million people tuned into the dystopian drama, surpassing the 82 million accounts that …

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APC group charges Nigerian youths to get involved in politics

The All Progressives Coungress (APC) National Youth Advocates, a pressure group, says Nigerian youths must get involved in the political process, to bring about the necessary change in the country. This is contained in a statement by National President of the group, Mr Timothy Nwachukwu on Wednesday in Abuja. “You cannot change a process when …

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Fashola, Sanus leads N10b fundraising for Nigerian medical research

Fashola, Sanus leads N10b fundraising for Nigerian medical research

Former Lagos State governor and now minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, and the 14th Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Muhammad Sanusi II, have volunteered to mobilise Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike to raise a seed fund of N10 billion for the development of impactful homegrown medical …

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