Melaye Reacts As Appeal Court Sacks Him From Senate

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has reacted to Friday’s Appeal Court judgement that nullified his victory at the 2019 National Assembly election. In a short statement issued via his Twitter account, Melaye thanked God despite the unfavourable judgement. He called on his supporters to remain law abiding….

Bayelsa Guber : Former Minister Drags APC to Court

A former Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri has dragged the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. David Lyon, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Federal High Court in Bayelsa over the outcome of the party’s gubernatorial primaries. Lokpobiri who contested the primaries told the court that he won the governorship primary having…

Obaseki Denies Plans to Leave APC, Slams Airhiavbere

Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has debunked claims by a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major General Charles Airhiavbere (rtd), that he is planning to dump the APC ahead of 2020 gubernatorial election in the state. Reacting to the claims by Airhiavbere, the Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy Crusoe Osagie…

Critics of Buhari’s Administration Have Sinister Motive – Akume

The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, has said critics of the president Muhammadu Buhari led Administration have sinister motive and purpose. Akume stated this in Abuja when the management of Television Continental (TVC) paid him a courtesy call in his office. The former Benue governor said president Buhari has done…

Fulani Herdsmen Kick Against Bill to Ban Open Grazing in Oyo

Associations of Fulani Herdsmen has kicked against the bill for a law to ban open grazing in Oyo state. A leader of one of the associations, Alhaji Sale Bayari, the National Chairman of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), who presented the position of the herdsmen on Wednesday at the public hearing of…

N30,000 Minimum Wage: Labour Sets Date For Strike, Writes SGF

The Organized Labour has said it has concluded arrangements to begin nationwide industrial action on October 17 if the federal government fails to take concrete steps to address the issue of consequential adjustments arising from the new N30,000 minimum wage. In a letter to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss…