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Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday assured the National Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) that he would tackle some of the challenges confronting the Akure airport.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has filed fresh charges of fraud against the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.
Indication has emerged that the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, may dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the Labour Party, reportedly owing to the failure of his Sokoto State counterpart, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, to emerge as the presidential candidate of the main opposition party.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Sunday wept as he left the state for Abuja to honour his date with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
“With the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election, Nigeria people have spoken, and they have spoken loudly, about their perception of the APC-led Buhari Administration,” Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture said in a statement on Sunday.
As Ekiti electorate go to the poll Saturday to elect another governor that will succeed Governor Ayodele Fayose, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has accused the federal government of moving part of the $321m recovered from the late Abacha family to fund the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, overwhelmingly rejected the decision by the Federal Government to share the sum of $322 million, being the last tranche of the Abacha loot, to poor Nigerians.
A mid fears that disgruntled groups may stage a walk-out and hold parallel convention on Saturday, the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to come out with a ‘unity list’ ahead of the convention of the party on June 23.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that his administration would transform the lives of the people and put an end to poverty in the state. Fayemi, who resigned as a minister on Wednesday stated this while addressing journalists at the Akure Airport on Friday.
The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that the shooting of the former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, and others at a rally on Friday was an alleged plan to assassinate the party’s candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
There was confusion at the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Friday when a trigger-happy Mobile Policeman (MOPOL) opened fire as the party’s flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, arrived to a tumultuous welcome.
Following the invasion of the Senate by some suspected political thugs, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Uche Secondus, on Wednesday declared that the development was a result of the insensitivity of the All Progressives Congress to the security issue in the country.
An aircraft operated by Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has suspended the head of security at the Akure Airport, Ondo State, after cows strayed onto the airport runway, disrupting flight operations.
A herd of cattle strayed onto the runway of Akure Airport this morning, preventing an Air Peace flight from Lagos from landing.
An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows strayed into the runway of the Akure airport in Ondo state.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, hinted that he might reach a pact with Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, ahead of the presidential elections in 2019.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is just being received by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at the Akure Airport in Akure, Ondo State, for a visit.
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The Zone `B’ of Nigeria Customs Federal Operation Unit, has seized a truck and four cars conveying 720 bags of smuggled rice, with Duty Paid Value of over N22 million.
The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed meeting with the country’s 36 state governors.
The Central Bank of Nigeria says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the Treasury Single Account has led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
Andre Gomes says his difficult experience at Barcelona has made him “more of a man” and that he is enjoying his football again at Everton.
The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it had foiled kidnap attempts on some notable persons at Iba area of the state and arrested 47 suspected cultists at various hideouts.
NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick says the federation have firmed up two tournaments for the Super Falcons in China and Cyprus to kick start their World Cup preparations
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his commitment to reform the oil and gas sector, pointing out that effectively reforming the petroleum industry must be meticulous and designed to meet the yearnings and aspirations of the citizenry.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.
Subsidy arrears: Oil marketers insist no agreement with federal government as ultimatum lapses on...
Oil marketers on Saturday said they did not reach any agreement with Federal Government on the N800 billion subsidy arrears, saying their ultimatum to cease depots operations on Monday remained unchanged.