Osun Election: PDP Rejects Justice Oyewole’s Inclusion In Appeal Court Panel

  The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inclusion of Justice Joseph Oyewole as member of the Osun State Governorship Election Appeal Tribunal. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, announced this during a press conference at the PDP Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday. According to him, the National Working Committee … Continue reading Osun Election: PDP Rejects Justice Oyewole’s Inclusion In Appeal Court Panel

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Reps To Pass 2019 Budget Before End Of Next Week

  The House of Representatives will pass the 2019 Appropriation Bill before the end of next week. The Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on Rules and Business, Olabode Ayorinde, said this during an interview on Tuesday in Abuja, He told Channels Television at the end of plenary that he was optimistic that the lawmakers … Continue reading Reps To Pass 2019 Budget Before End Of Next Week

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No Efforts Will Be Spared In Flushing Out Boko Haram Remnants, Says Buratai

  The Nigerian Army has vowed to flush out the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east region of the country. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, stated this during on Tuesday when he declared open the 2019 First Quarterly Conference of the Nigerian Army Infantry Corps in Jaji, Kaduna State. … Continue reading No Efforts Will Be Spared In Flushing Out Boko Haram Remnants, Says Buratai

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Okorocha Sets Up 21-Member Transition Committee

  The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has set up a 21-member committee ahead of the transition of government in May. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. He explained that the committee would interface with the committee set up by the Governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, to … Continue reading Okorocha Sets Up 21-Member Transition Committee

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Buhari To Commission Projects In Lagos

  President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Lagos on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, to commission a number of projects. The projects expected to be commissioned by the President include; the reconstruction of the Oshodi International Airport Road, Oshodi Transport Interchange, 820 mass transit buses, an ultra modern 170- bed Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist hospital located … Continue reading Buhari To Commission Projects In Lagos

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Lagos Election: AD, LP Candidates Challenge Sanwo-Olu’s Victory At Tribunal

  Two governorship candidates have challenged the victory of the Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in the March 9 election. Mr Owolabi Salis and Professor Ifagbemi Awamaridi of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and Labour Party (LP) respectively, filed their petitions at the Governorship Electoral Petition Tribunal sitting at the Lagos High Court in … Continue reading Lagos Election: AD, LP Candidates Challenge Sanwo-Olu’s Victory At Tribunal

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More Than 50 Feared Killed In Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine

  More than 50 people are feared killed after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said Tuesday, the latest deadly accident in a notoriously dangerous industry. Dozens die each year in landslides caused by jade mining, a notoriously corrupt and poorly regulated industry concentrated near the country’s … Continue reading More Than 50 Feared Killed In Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine

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Sri Lanka Shuts Down Social Media

  Sri Lankan government officials said major social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, have been blocked inside the country to prevent misinformation and rumours. This comes after the government ordered a state of emergency to be introduced from midnight Monday following the deadly Easter attacks, the president’s office said. The special measures are … Continue reading Sri Lanka Shuts Down Social Media

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Buhari Woos Qatar On Investments In Refineries, Power, Economy

  President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Qatar to invest in Nigeria’s refineries, power, economy and other sectors as he attempts to improve bilateral relations between both countries. The President played host to the Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday. In a statement by the Special … Continue reading Buhari Woos Qatar On Investments In Refineries, Power, Economy

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Islamic State Group Claims Attacks In Sri Lanka

  The Islamic State group on Tuesday said it was behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday. The claim emerged more than 48 hours after the near-simultaneous blasts tore through three high-end hotels popular with foreigners and three churches … Continue reading Islamic State Group Claims Attacks In Sri Lanka

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