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Day: December 19, 2023


JUST IN: Wike, others’ll be sanctioned at the right time, says PDP chairman

The acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Umar Damagum, said a former Rivers State Governor and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, is not above the party. Damagum who stated this while responding to questions at…


Rivers crisis: PDP insists on fresh polls to replace 25 defectors

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has insisted that fresh elections be conducted to fill the 25 seats allegedly vacated by 25 of its lawmakers in the Rivers State Assembly. This was part of the…


Wike orders removal of Abuja community for presidential fleet

This was following the request from the Nigerian Air Force. Speaking through the director, Mukhtar Galadima during a community and citizen engagement on Tuesday in Abuja, the minister hinted that it becomes imperative that the community give way for the…


BREAKING: Resolutions of Rivers political crisis unacceptable and unconstitutional, says Clark

Edwin Clark, convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), has faulted the meeting by President Bola Tinubu on the feud between Nyesom Wike and Siminalayi Fubara. Over the past few weeks, Fubara, governor of Rivers, and Wike, minister of…


Nigerian lady begins 100-hour TV talk show to break world record

Amuda Mariam, the Nigerian lady better known as Mary Gold, has embarked on a 100-hour marathon to break the Guinness World Records (GWR) for the longest television talk show. The TV presenter commenced the 100-hour show on December 16. She…


EFCC confirm arrest and detention of former Power Minister since December 13

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that the former Minister of State for Power, Olu Agunloye, is currently in its custody. The disclosure is coming barely a week after the anti-graft agency had declared the former minister…


Supreme Court Reserves Ruling In Labour Party, PDP Petitions Filed Against Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu’s Election

The Supreme Court has reserved judgments in two appeals filed by the Labour Party (LP) governorship in Lagos State, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Azeez Adediran, against the election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Recall that Rhodes-Vivour…


FG warns Nigerians against fake palliative websites

The federal government has raised the alarm over the spread of fake online platforms for palliative distribution in the country. The Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment, Doris Uzoka-Anite, disclosed this in a notice through her X handle on Monday….


Abiodun launches 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance emblem

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, yesterday, launched the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance emblem, promising that his administration would continue to prioritise the welfare of its serving and retired personnel. Abiodun, at the launch of the emblem at the Governor’s…


IPAC elects new chairman as Yusuf Sani loses second-term bid

The Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, has elected a new chairman after an election in Abuja on Monday. Following the election, Yabagi Yusuf Sani, who doubled as the National Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, and IPAC, will be handing…