Olujimi Reacts to Appeal Court Victory

A former Senate Minority Leader and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Senatorial in Ekiti South district in the 2019 election, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has reacted to her victory at Appeal Court on Wednesday. In a statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, Olujimi said she received the verdict with relief and disbelief. “I…

Nigeria Declares Public Holiday For Eid-el-Maulud

The Federal Government yesterday declared Monday, November 11, public holiday in commemoration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Eidul-Mawlid). Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration, congratulated Muslim faithful on the occasion, even as he urged them to imbibe the virtues of love, courage and perseverance, the bedrock of Prophet Muhammad’s teachings. A…

Adeyeye’s Sack Painful- Fayemi

Ekiti state Governor, Kayode Fayemi has described as painful and unexpected, Wednesday’s Appeal Court judgement that sacked the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Dayo Adeyeye. Fayemi in a statement issued on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode hailed Adeyeye while expressing confidence that he will bounce back from the setback. The statement…

Appeal Court Affirms Okorocha, Kalu Victories

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri on has affirmed the victory of Senator Rochas Okorocha, of Imo West senatorial district. The chairman of the panel, Justice R.A Ada, who read the judgment on Thursday said that the appeals filed by Senator Osita Izunaso of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Jones Onyereri of…

Corruption: Minister Bans Cash Payments in Post Offices

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has banned cash payments at Nigeria Postal Services (NIPOST) offices nationwide. In a statement issued on Thursday by the Spokesperson of the Minister, Mrs. Uwa Suleiman said the ban though temporary is meant to curb corruption in the service after it discovered that…

Ekiti South: Appeal Court Sacks Senate’s Spokesman, Adeyeye

The Court of Appeal, Ekiti Division has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP (PDP) Biodun Olujimi as the winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial District election. The court in its judgement on Wednesday upheld the judgment of the tribunal which nullified the victory of Prince Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress…

Looters List: Everybody is Treating Me Like a Plague- Dokpesi

The Chairman, Daar Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dopkesi, on Tuesday told FCT High Court, Apo that everybody treated him like a plague after his name appeared on the looters’ list released by the Ministry of Information. Dokpesi stated this while being cross-examined by the defendants’ counsel in a suit he filed before Justice Olukayode Adeniyi,…