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Schools Will Reopen On August 4 In Benue State – Samuel Ortom

Samuel Ortom

Benue State Government has come out to say that schools will be reopened on August 4, 2020, for final year classes. The government recently revealed that this has been decided in compliance with the recent directive of the Federal Government. According to the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, a ...

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Ondo State Governorship Primaries Was Very Peaceful – PDP

PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State has come out to respond to the allegations that violence and thuggery characterized the party’s recent primary by Ondo State government. Its Director of Media and Publicity, Zadok Akintoye recently revealed that the allegations are false and the party never expected such ...

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Oshiomhole Apologising For Supporting Obaseki Won’t Distract Voters – PDP

Godwin Obaseki and Adams Oshiomhole

Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has come out to say that Adams Oshiomhole kneeling down to ask for forgiveness for supporting Governor Godwin Obaseki in 2016 is laughable. Edo State Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Chris Nehikhare recently revealed that the display by Adams was ...

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Border Closure Won’t Curb Spread Of Coronavirus – WHO

Coronavirus Nigeria

Border closure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is unsustainable, WHO has said. The World Health Organization recently urged nations to adopt comprehensive strategies based on local knowledge of where the virus is spreading. According to Michael Ryan, WHO emergencies director, such measures cannot be kept up indefinitely, and are ...

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Southern Kaduna Killings Is Very Annoying, Buhari Must Be Proactive – NHRC

Muhammadu Buhari

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN has blasted the killings in Southern Kaduna. The commission recently asked the State and Federal Government to be proactive about a lasting solution. According to the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu, the alleged invasion of ...

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Obaseki Pretended To Like What I Did As Governor For 8 Years – Oshiomhole

Godwin Obaseki and Adams Oshiomhole

The ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole has come out to say that he regrets his mistake of supporting Mr. Godwin Obaseki for governorship in 2016. He revealed this recently in Benin while addressing some members of the APC. According to him, he has made ...

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Residents Must Keep Complying With Government Directives To Curb Coronavirus Spread – Edo

Coronavirus Nigeria

The Edo State Government has begged its residents to strictly adhere to set guidelines to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state. This is coming after the death toll for the virus hit 77 in the state. According to the commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, ...

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We Have Stepped Up Shinkafi Emir’s Security – Police

Nigeria Police Force

The Zamfara Police Command has stepped up security around the Emir of Shinkafi, Alhaji Muhammad Makwashi, to prevent the breakdown of law and order over the alleged disturbance. The command Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Shehu revealed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau on Sunday. According ...

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Theft At NDDC Is Mere Pickpocketing, Focus On The Real Armed Robbers – Asari Dokubo

The Niger Delta Development Commission

The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, Asari Dokubo has come out to say that the alleged mismanagement of N18 billion by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is mere pickpocketing. Dokubo recently revealed that the theft of the cash is nothing ...

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Motorists Shouldn’t Speed During Eid-el-Kabir Celebration In Ogun – FRSC

Federal Road Safety Corps

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun has come out to say that motorists should not speed during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The FRSC recently revealed that by so doing, there will be a reduction of road traffic accidents in the state. According to the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, ...

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Nigeria Will Overcome COVID-19 – Ooni of Ife

Coronavirus Nigeria

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has come out to say that Nigeria will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. He recently revealed this while he played host to Osun devotees in his palace as the ancient city celebrated the Osun festival. According to him, even if the pandemic is still ...

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila Must Publish Reports On Corruption Probes – SERAP

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has come out to beg the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan; and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila to quickly publish all reports of completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since the return of democracy in 1999. SERAP ...

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Abuja-Kaduna Train Service Will Start On July 29 – Rotimi Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has come out to say that the Abuja -Kaduna rail service would resume on July 29 despite the on-going Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He revealed this while he test ran the new coaches recently deployed on the route on Saturday. According to the MD, Nigeria Railway ...

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Obaseki Has Worked Hard To Deserve A 2nd Term In Edo State – Ifeanyi Okowa

Godwin Obaseki

The Chairman, South-South Goveror’s Forum, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has come out to say his Edo counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki deserves a 2nd term in office based on his superlative performance in the last four years as governor. He revealed this at the flag-off of the PDP governorship campaign for the ...

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D’banj’s Rape Allegation Investigation Has Been Discontinued – Police

Dbanj

The Nigeria Police have come out to clear D’banj of the rape allegations leveled against him by a twitter user Miss Seyitan Babatayo. It was revealed in a recent report signed by Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Umar Sanda on behalf of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigations Department, ...

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Late AbdulGaniyu Abdulrazaq Was A Distinguished Public Servant – Oyetola

AbdulGaniyu Abdulrazaq

Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has come out to mourn with Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq over the demise of his father, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdulrazaq (SAN). He revealed this via a recent statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan. According to him, the family of the deceased should ...

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Oyetola Wants To Revitalize The Agriculture Value Chain In Osun – Adedayo Adewole

Governor Gboyega Oyetola

The Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security in Osun State, Hon Adedayo Adewole has come out to say that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola’s administration is not focused on achieving short term goals of massive food production and security in the state. He recently revealed that Gov. Oyetola is also looking to ...

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Election Riggers Will Not Be Tolerated During Oct 10 Ondo Polls – Eyitayo Jegede

Eyitayo Jegede

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) has come out to warn against rigging of the October 10 governorship election in the state. Eyitayo recently revealed that the people of the state would resist any plan to rig the polls. According to him, ...

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The EFCC Act Must Be Amended ASAP – CIRN

EFCC

The Chairman, Center for Institutions Reforms in Nigeria, CIRN, Lai Omotola has come out to say that the act establishing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is due for amendment. He recently revealed that a new structure is urgently needed for the 15-year-old commission to work properly and fulfill ...

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Coronavirus Won’t Be A Stumbling Block Between Kano And Development – Ganduje

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has come out to say that the contagious COVID-19 pandemic is no stumbling block or barrier to the development of the state. He disclosed this during project inspection of Dangi flyover, Sheikh Qariballah Sheikh Nasuru Kabara flyover, and Kofar Mata flyover, recently. According to ...

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