Zamfara governor sends 1,303 pilgrims to Hajj, tasks them to pray for peace

Zamfara governor sends 1,303 pilgrims to Hajj, tasks them to pray for peace

Advertisement Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara, on Friday, urged the 2022 intending pilgrims to fervently pray for peace to return to the state and Nigeria in general. Mr Matawalle stated this in Gusau while bidding the 1,303 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia farewell. Advertisement The governor said that Zamfara, in particular, needed prayers over the…

Insecurity: Zamfara government considers shutting down telecom services again!

Insecurity: Zamfara government considers shutting down telecom services again!

Advertisement The Zamfara State Government has disclosed that it may reconsider shutting down telecommunication services in the state if the need arises for the second time. In a statement, the Special Adviser to Governor Matawalle on Media, Zailani Bappa, said the state government has yet to close down the telecommunication services as being rumoured in…

Atiku picks Ifeanyi Okowa as presidential running mate!

Atiku picks Ifeanyi Okowa as presidential running mate!

Advertisement The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has picked the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, as his running mate. Advertisement He made this announcement on Thursday in Abuja. In a tweet on his Twitter handle, Atiku said, “I am delighted to announce Governor #IAOkowa as my Vice Presidential candidate. I…

ASUU drags Edo governor to court over suspension of union activities

ASUU drags Edo governor to court over suspension of union activities

Advertisement The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has dragged the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, before the National Industrial Court in Benin following  suspension of union activities across state-owned higher institutions.  The suspended unions are ASUU, Non-Academic Staff of Universities (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU), Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Non-Academic…

Sanwo-Olu, two others donate N75m to Owo attack victims!

Sanwo-Olu, two others donate N75m to Owo attack victims!

Advertisement Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and the Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Tuesday, donated N75 million to victims of the terrorist attack on St Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State. Sanwo-Olu made this known in a post on his verified Instagram page, @jidesanwoolu. Advertisement Gunmen had,…

June 12: 7 Keypoints from president Buhari’s Democracy Day speech

June 12: 7 Keypoints from president Buhari’s Democracy Day speech

Advertisement The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) addressed Nigerians in what would be his last Democracy Day Speech. Advertisement Buhari emphasised that this is his last Democracy Day Speech as he leaves office on May 29th, 2023. He said that party primaries were peaceful and witnessed increased participation of women and youths. Buhari urged…

Video: Eye witness narrates how Fulani terrorists attacked Ondo Church

Video: Eye witness narrates how Fulani terrorists attacked Ondo Church

Advertisement One of the survivors of the massacre conducted by Fulani terrorists on Sunday inside the St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State has narrated how the attackers carried out the carnage. According to him, the terrorists stormed the church premises early in the morning and opened fire on members inside the church. Advertisement…

Killers of Ondo Catholics will be hunted down! Akeredolu vows!

Killers of Ondo Catholics will be hunted down! Akeredolu vows!

Advertisement Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, is deeply saddened by the unprovoked attack and killing of innocent people of Owo, worshipping at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, on Sunday. The vile and satanic attack is a calculated assault on the peace-loving people of Owo Kingdom who have enjoyed relative peace over…

Pastor Bakare, Ex-Senate President Nnamani, eight others excluded from ‘Safe List’ of ruling APC presidential aspirants – Sources

Pastor Bakare, Ex-Senate President Nnamani, eight others excluded from ‘Safe List’ of ruling APC presidential aspirants – Sources

Advertisement The seven-member presidential screening committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by John Odigie-Oyegun recommended a “safe list” of 13 aspirants to the party ahead of its presidential primary, although it did not disqualify any of the 23 aspirants it screened. Sources within the APC explained that a Lagos State-based pastor, Tunde Bakare,…

Only one aspirant rejected consensus ahead of APC presidential primaries – John Oyegun!

Only one aspirant rejected consensus ahead of APC presidential primaries – John Oyegun!

Advertisement John Odigie-Oyegun, the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 presidential screening committee, said all aspirants, except one, showed willingness to abide by the party’s decision on consensus. “All the aspirants were engaged on the issue of consensus and it was a pleasant surprise that 98 to 99 per cent of them agreed…