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PDP: Aso Villa feud shows incompetence, disorganisation in Buhari Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said the quarrel between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and the family of President Muhammadu Buhari’s older nephew, Mamman Daura, over rooms in the Presidential Villa was disgraceful.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo governor urges political office holders, party chieftains to observe protocols

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has called on political office holders and party chieftains to observe protocol while visiting the state to ensure their security and avoid unnecessary attacks.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC: How love made our lawyer stay in judge’s residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has explained how one of its prosecution lawyers, S.M. Galadanchi, paid an unethical visit to the residence of Justice Joyce Obehin AbdulMalik, who was hearing a matter involving the agency and a defendant who was not identified.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: Prepare your hand over note Wada – Musa Wada tells Governor Bello

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in next month’s Kogi governorship election, Mr Musa Wada, has called on governor Yahaya Bello to start preparing his handover note as his time was up.

Yinka Odumakin: APC filled with people without integrity

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party filled with people who lacked integrity that also preach to others what it can’t practise.

PDP congratulates Governor Tambuwal, rejects tribunal verdicts in Plateau, Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday congratulated Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal for his well-deserved victory at the Sokoto Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld his election.

Olisa Metuh: Court fixes date to hear application of alleged misrepresentation by EFCC

The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed Oct. 7 to hear an application by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, alleging misrepresentation of facts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).

NBA: DSS notorious for disobedience of court order

Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians.
Omoyele Sowore

NBA condemns DSS’ acts of impunity, calls for Omoyele Sowore, others’ release

The Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday condemned the Department of State Services’ various acts of impunity and disobedience to court order for the release of the publisher of Sahara Reporters and convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omowole Sowore.

Bayelsa guber: ADC endorses PDP candidate

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has endorsed the flagbearer of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri as its sole candidate for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Atiku Abubakar, PDP‘ll still fail at Supreme Court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has boasted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate for the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, will still lose the election petition case they took to the Supreme Court.

Olisa Metuh insists on invitation of ex-President Jonathan as witness in ‘N400 million fraud’...

Former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Oliseh Metuh, on Tuesday September 24, 2019 insisted that the Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice O.E. Abang should invite former President Goodluck Jonathan to give evidence in his ongoing trial.

PDP demands probe into N90 billion FIRS scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded a system-wide investigation into the alleged siphoning of N90 billion from the coffers of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
Funke Olakunrin

Afenifere faults police investigation over Funke Olakunri’s murder

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday faulted what it described “lackadaisical attitude of the police” over the killing of Olufunke Olakunri, daughter its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.

PDP: President Buhari has no agenda for UNGA

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said it was “lamentable” that President Muhammadu Buhari would be going to the United Nations General Assembly without articulating definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.

Expert: Federal government’s monitoring of mining sites crucial to sustaining mining sector

Mr Patrick Odiegwu, a stakeholder in Nigeria’s mining sector, on Tuesday said that the Federal Government’s monitoring of activities at the mining sites was crucial to sustaining the sector.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

PDP governors back Atiku Abubakar’s decision to appeal tribunal verdict

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threw their weight behind the decision of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge Wednesday’s judgment of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) which upheld INEC’s declaration of Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the 2019 presidential poll.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
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Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.