Gov Sani Bello Reacts To His Victory At Appeal Court

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has described his victory, yesterday, at the Court of Appeal as a vindication and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate given to him and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in the state. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs. Mary Noel Berje, Governor Sani Bello recalled his earlier victory at the Tribunal stressing that the dismissal of the case by the appellate Court has proved his innocence and affirmed the sanctity of the Judiciary. The Governor reiterated that, indeed, the…

Lawan Eulogises Tribune @70,Greets Awolowo’s Family

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the African Newspapers of Nigeria(ANN) Plc, Publishers of the Tribune titles, on the 70th anniversary of the newspapers. Lawan lauded the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, for his foresight in floating what is today Nigeria’s oldest private media outfit with the initial primary objective to project nationalist ideals at a time Nigerians battled to break the yoke of colonialism. The Senate President also congratulated the Awolowo family, board and management of the company for sustaining the legacy of the late sage…

How to raise money for your degree by planting trees – Ibraheem Dooba, Ph.D.

On Wednesday in Minna, during the Edufest of FOMWAN School,  I was asked to talk to students about the benefits of tree planting. So I told the students three reasons why they should plant trees: 1. To protect the environment, each student should plant a tree for every birthday. So if you’re nine years old, you should plant nine trees as oxygen factories and for carbon sequestration. I got this idea from Dr. Abdul Hussain, PermSec Lands. 2. University fund – if a child in primary 3 plants a tree…

Kogi Decides Update: Yahaya Bello, APC Forcing INEC, NYSC Officials To Sign Pre-filled Results Sheets – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)haa alerted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that agents of Governor Yahaya Bello and the All Progressives Congress (APC) were threatening and forcing INEC presiding officers, including NYSC members to endorse prefilled results sheets in favour of the APC, in some local government areas, ahead of the poll. The party confirmed that this was ongoing in Okene and Okehi Local Government Areas in Kogi Central Senatorial zone, where the governor and the APC were desperate to allocate fictitious votes and fabricate results in their favour.…

Gov Oyetola Receives 250 PDP, SDP Defectors To APC

No fewer than 250 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Friday defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area of the State. The defectors who were led by Alhaji Folorunso Akinola of the Peoples Democratic Party and Mr. Oni-Osun Adewale of the Social Democratic Party respectively were received by both Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Prince Gboyega Famodun, and  other members of the party’s state executives. Addressing the crowd in…

Oyo Speaker Meets Senate Leadership, Deliberates Local Govt, State Assembly Autonomy

The Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon.Adebo Ogundoyin met the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan to deliberate issues around financial autonomy for States Assembly and local governments. The brief meeting which was held yesterday after a national legislative assignment in Abuja, it’s considered necessary to improve cooperation between the National Assembly (Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives) and the State legislative arm. According to Ogundoyin, the wide gap between the National and the State assembly needs to be bridged to ensure that the common interest of the people are…

Sultan, Others Grace MUSWEN General Assembly in Ibadan

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) and Sultan of Sokoto, will be the special guest of honour at the 4th General Assembly of the Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria, (MUSWEN) holding at the Conference Hall, University of Ibadan Mosque Complex. This was contained in a statement in Ibadan by the Chairman, 2019 Planning Committee of the General Assembly, Professor Wole Abbas and the  Secretary, Mr Tajudeen Alabede respectively. Other Muslim personalities expected at the assembly organised by the umbrella body for the Muslims in South…

Friday Sermon :You Will Be Held Responsible On What Happened To Your Children! By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, Lord of all creation. May Allah extol the mention of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) in the highest company of Angels and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, his family, his Companions and all those who follow him exactly till the Day of Judgement. Dear brothers and sisters, in Islam, Allah Almighty commanded us (Muslims) to give honour, respect and obey our parents in entire life except…