Aisha Yesufu, the hijab-wearing revolutionary  By Fredrick Nwabufo

Women like Aisha Yesufu are like comets; they come once in a generation bearing the torch of truth, courage and resilience. They are lodestars, shining light on the path to a new world where humankind can thrive without chains and shackles. They are definers of the age; excellent species of their kind. Aisha bestrides the civic landscape like a rodeo, bringing to submission revilement from traducers and hangers-on of the corrupt and oppressive political class – only with her clenched fist and dauntless voice.   The Chibok girls’ abduction of…

BREAKING: Ganduje suspends Media aide over attack on Buhari

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has suspended his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai over some unguarded utterances on the person of President Muhammadu Buhari on the social media platform. The state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who conveyed the governor’s directive in a statement this afternoon, said the suspension is with immediate effect. He said that though the media aide has own up the indiscreet comment as his personal opinion, but that as a public figure, it will be difficult to differentiate between personal opinion…

Oyetola congratulates Akeredolu on re-election,says It’s sweet victory, well deserved

Governor of the State of Osun,Adegboyega Oyetola has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, on his re-election as governor of the Sunshine State, noted that his victory did not come as a surprise. He described the victory as not only sweet but one that is well deserved. Oyetola who is also a member of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Chairman, Contact and Mobilisation for Ondo Governorship National Campaign Council, also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, national leaders of the party, members and supporters…

Gov Ikpeazu celebrates Abike Dabiri-Erewa@ 58 

The Abia state Governor ,Okezie Ikpeazu, has sent a warm message of congratulations to the Chairman/CEO,Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa on the occasion of her 58th birthday . Governor Ikpeazu in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary ,Sir Onyebuchi Ememanka, described Dabiri-Erewa as “a truly exceptional Nigerian woman who has brought a touch of excellence in all her activities and holds a sterling record of service to the Nigerian people”. Recalling her days as a correspondent with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Governor Ikpeazu…

Atiku hails disbandment of SARS, commends Nigerian Youths

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has paid tribute to Nigerian youths for their resilience in exerting pressure on the police authorities to disband the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in response to public agitations to end abuses by that of the Nigerian Police Force. Emporium Reporters earlier reported that the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)unit of the Nigeria Police Force.   He said the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in…

Akeredolu’s victory, a reward for good performance says AbdulRazaq

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on his victory at the Saturday governorship ballot, said the victory was deserving. “I congratulate His Excellency the Governor of Ondo State on his victory. It is a deserving reward for his good works. The massive victory is a resounding vote of confidence by the people in his leadership in the past four years. The outcome is therefore a victory for excellent performance of our party under his able leadership in the Sunshine State,”  the Governor…

Buhari congratulates Akeredolu on reelection as Ondo Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on his re-election as Governor of Ondo State for another four-year term. The President lauded the resounding victory of the Governor at the election held on Saturday, October 10, 2020, noted that the votes garnered “show that one good turn surely deserves another.” He then thanked the people of Ondo State for keeping faith with their Governor, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), noted that “the people know the person and party that truly serves them, and have spoken in clear…

NUJ holds town hall meeting on AMAC Taskforce/Marshal

Concerned by barrage of complaints by motorists and residents on the activities of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Taskforce/Marshal, the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council has concluded plans to hold a town hall meeting with relevant stakeholders and residents. In a press statement released Sunday in Abuja, jointly signed by Secretary of Council and Chairman of the Planning Committee, Ochiaka Ugwu and Omeiza Ajayi, respectively, informed that the event will take place on Monday, October 19, 2020 at the NUJ FCT Council secretariat, Utako by 10am. The…

Lawan congratulates Akeredolu on re-election

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has congratulated the Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, on his reelection to a second term at Saturday’s election. Lawan also congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the victory of its candidate at the election, stated that the triumph is well-deserved and heartwarming. He noted that the election was a referendum on the stewardship of Governor Akeredolu in the last four years and that the Governor has passed the examination in flying colours. The Senate President therefore commended the people of Ondo State…

Yahaya Bello congratulates Akeredolu on election victory

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has congratulated his Ondo State counterpart, Rotimi Akeredolu on his victory in the October 10 governorship election in the state. Akeredolu who is the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged victorious after polling 292,830 votes to defeat his closest contenders, Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP who garnered 195,791 votes and Ajayi Agboola of the ZLP who polled 69,127 votes in the keenly contested election. Bello in his congratulatory message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, described Akeredolu’s re-election for…