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Whoever came up with the wise saying that Nigerian politics is dirty deserves an award for perspicacity. I have just returned from that dirtied, muddled up, confused, uncertain, unpredictable zone of Nigerian life and society with truck loads of stories in my head and enough impressions in my mind to last me another life-time.
The All Progressives Congress has won 11 of the 15 results from the local government areas in the Ogun State governorship election.
Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress appears to be heading to victory in the governorship election held in Ogun state on Saturday, just like his counterparts in Lagos, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Bauchi States.
Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, will emerge victorious in the Saturday’s election.
Police in Ogun State have arrested one Kazeem Adebayo for allegedly clubbing his 30-year-old lover, Abosede Adesanya, to death after snatching the sum of N500,000 from her.
The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State, Rotimi Paseda, has blamed Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led government for water scarcity in some parts of the state.
The Federal Government has commissioned a flood and erosion control project in Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu North Local Government Area of Ogun State, with a call on residents of the community to desist from indiscriminate dumping of refuse in drainage to prevent flooding in the future.
Concerned with the seeming slow pace at which some critical road projects are being executed in Lagos State, the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge would not his priority if elected.
With wild jubilations, the crowd vigorously endorsed the candidacy of Abiodun as governor and the re-election of President Muhammad Buhari in the coming elections.
The Hausa community in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun have declared their support for the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The campaign organization of Mr Dapo Abiodun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun State, has denied alleged rift in their ranks as well as among the party’s leadership in the state.
The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, on Tuesday, threw his weight behind the Ogun State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dapo Abiodun and declared him as the best person to succeed the incumbent, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.
The association therefore appealed to the party leadership at local, state and federal levels to ensure that the state governors do not hold them to ransom.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has said Nigeria as a nation, should draw lessons of love and unity exemplified by the annual Ojude Oba Festival in order for the country to progress.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jubrin, thursday condemned the call by the Miyetti Allah’s National Coordinator in Benue State, Alhaji Garus Gololo, that the President of Senate, Bukola Saraki, should resign his position immediately or be forced to do so.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, on Monday, granted leave to the EFCC to amend the charge in the trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and three others, over alleged N544 fraud.
A pro-democracy group, Conscience Nigeria, has warned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to thread with caution on ‘subversive reversal’ in Bauchi State
Prophet Jones Ode Erue, the Delta State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State has been sacked.
A former owner of Portsmouth Football Club has been jailed for two-and-a-half years in Russia for bank fraud.
A group of elder statesmen in Adamawa State has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, as Chairman of the Presidential Inauguration Committee for the May 29, 2019 presidential inauguration.
Sitting alongside a shell-shocked Florentino Perez in May last year, Zidane said Madrid would have problems if he stayed. However, they’ve had problems without him too and now he has returned to fix them.
A 27-year-old suspected cultist, Moses Ikuologbon, who allegedly stole an Infinix phone worth N30,000, on Monday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil has been criticised for reportedly inviting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to his wedding as his witness.
The Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps in Kano State, Alhaji Ladan Baba, says nine corps members from the 2018 Batch A are to repeat the one year national service.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Thursday declared that the Federal Government would soon embark on the re-creation of grazing reserves across the country.