APC picks date to flag-off 2023 Presidential Campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) would formally flag off its 2023 Presidential Election campaign on Monday, October 10.   The development came as the ruling party’s presidential flag-bearer, Bola Tinubu, is expected back in the country from London, United Kingdom (UK), within the week.     Tinubu has been out of Nigeria for over a week amidst rumours of ill health. Late last month, the APC postponed the kick-off of its campaigns indefinitely due to an internal crisis over the composition of the council.   A statement issued by the…

Tornadoes to play NPFL in Minna ,As Gov Sani Bello orders immediate renovation of Bako Kontagora Memorial Stadium

Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello said the remaining part of his administration will be dedicated to sports development even as he directed the immediate renovation of Bako Kontagora Memorial Stadium, Minna to host the Nigeria Professional Football League.   Governor Sani Bello disclosed this when he received the newly elected Chairman of Chairmen (Leader of Congress), Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) at the Government House, Minna.   He said even though the state needed a modern stadium, he directed the Commissioner for Sports to ensure that necessary repairs are carried out…

2023: APC fires warns President Buhari, Tinubu

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari; Bola Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate; and the National Executive Committee (NEC), to stop APC South-West leaders from hobnobbing with Governor Nyesom Wike.   Wike is a key member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and has been welcoming opposition party chieftains to Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital since May when the PDP crisis started.   During an interactive session convened by the APC National Vice Chairman, South-South, Victor…

Gov Sani Bello swears in 2 High Court Judges, 2 Khadis of Shariah Court of Appeal

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has sworn-in two High Court Judges and two Khadis of Shariah Court of Appeal described it as a well deserved appointments. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Council Chamber, Government House, Minna.   Governor Sani Bello while congratulating the new Judges, reminded them of the huge task ahead of them.   “While I congratulate you I must also draw your attention to the huge task of your assignment. You need to know the weight of the assignment and I hope this will be…

Oyetola extols General Akinrinade at 83

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has joined other eminent Nigerians to celebrate General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade (rtd.), who turned 83 on Monday.   Oyetola, who described him as a patriotic Nigerian further noted that retired Lt. Gen. Akinrinade’s credential is one of the selling points of Osun, noted that his profile and contributions were important chapters in the recognition of Osun as one of the States of Distinction in Nigeria.   “I am proud to be the governor of a man who typifies the Omoluabi ethos, which our state holds…

IGP begins 6-Day Duty Tour ,sets to unveil Modern Police Stations, Barracks, other 192 Projects

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba in line with his administration’s policing agenda set out upon his appointment as the 21st indigenous Inspector-General of Police, has effectively completed the construction of over 198 projects including more than 120 modern police stations, barracks and other vital police buildings around the country, as part of efforts to fight crimes and criminality via improved morale-boosting welfare packages and anti-crime psychology of officers, as well as offer policing services in conformity with international best practices.   Consequently, the IGP shall commence a…

Corruption in Education Sector is undermining Govt investments,says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said corruption in education sector continued to undermine investments, while critics downplayed funding by focusing only on budgetary allocations, urging a more comprehensive re-evaluation of expenditure. The President, who declared open the Fourth National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in the Public Sector at the State House, noted that measuring financing of education sector should include total education budget of each year by both federal and state budgets and other financial commitments in their totality. The Summit was organised by the Independent Corrupt Practices and…

Osun Tribunal : Era of frivolous ambush over, Oyetola’s legal team says …. As Tribunal adjourns to hear applications October 13

Osun State Election Petitions Tribunal has fixed October 13 for the hearing of all preliminary motions arising from the petition filed by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola against the declaration of Ademola Adeleke as the Governor-elect.   At the sitting of the Tribunal on Tuesday, Counsel for the petitioners, Lasun Sanusi (SAN), had told the court that his response to pre-hearing form had been filed and issues had been formulated for the Tribunal to determine.   He told the court that counsel for both petitioners and respondents had agreed on the time…

Absence of Judge stalls Suit on Continuous Voters Registration by Peter Obi Support Group Members

The absence of a Judge stalled the suit on Continuous Voters Registration scheduled to hold today which was filed by Peter Obi Support Network (POSN).   The matter which had scheduled today was adjourned to October 2022, seeks among other prayers, to compel INEC to continue the voter registration exercise till at least November 2022.   The reason for the judge absence was not disclosed by Court Official, but the 1st, 2nd and 3rd plaintiffs were in court today to argue their case before the Court   It could be…

IGP visits FCT Command, commissions Ultra-Modern Kurudu Divisional Police Headquarters, 6 Units of Flats. 

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba today 4th October 2022 visited the Kurudu Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where he Commissioned one of over 120 Ultra modern Divisional Police Headquarters alongside Six units of flats to boost the welfare of officers in the Division for the effective discharge of duty and to usher policing in the area and the Territory as a whole to a paradigm of absolute professionalism in line with standard best practices.   The Inspector-General of Police while noting that this only markex…