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A factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Fouad Oki, has alleged that Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, and the lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Bayo Oshinowo, are plotting against the second term ambition of the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
Human rights lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, on Wednesday told governors of the 36 states of the federation not to expect President Muhammadu Buhari to help them maintain law and order in their states.
The Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Is’haq Oloyede, has said Nigeria is dominated by certified thieves.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has slammed Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, over his claim that his government went through hell in the hands of the Jonathan-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration.
Mr Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Friday sympathised with Kogi civil servants over their colleagues wholost their lives arising from non payment of salaries.
Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola will tomorrow, begin a tour of all the federal constituencies in the state, starting from the Ife Federal Constituency, Ile-Ife, where he will review government projects in the area since the last seven years of his administration.
Exactly 19 years after contesting against each other in Nigeria’s first Presidential election of the 4th Republic, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, will on Tuesday meet at Obasanjo’s Abeokuta residence with one agenda: how to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
He asserted, “don’t fail to let your conference address the issue of those cowards who adopted our girls, tell them in your resolutions that if they are not cowards they should stop denying innocent girls their freedom, but face soldiers who are in the region for peacekeeping”.
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has appealed to Nigerians to stop reading ethnic sentiment into the killings by suspected herdsmen in the country, saying herdsmen must embrace cattle ranching with a view to ending their conflict with farmers.
The report titled “Stealing the future”: How federal universities in Nigeria have been stripped apart by corruption says, “impunity for corruption in the university system has negatively affected the governance of federal universities and the quality of education received by the students.”
Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged residents of the state to ensure that they pay their taxes as and when due saying with the right revenue drive and culture of tax payment among the people, a state like Osun with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of about 2.44 trillion has no reason to be poor.
The political platform called the ‘Third Force’ by former President Olusegun Obasanjo is set to collapse into a formally registered political party.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to support the current administration in the fight against corruption and engage in the fight like a jihad in order to free Nigeria from the grip of the corrupt persons.
The acting executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Sunday in Osogbo, capital of Osun State disclosed that a whopping sum of N738 billion allegedly stolen by corrupt individuals, through their positions in government had been retrieved by the anti-graft agency in the last two years.
The Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has accused a former Deputy Governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore, of defaulting in tax payment from 2014 till date.
Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has described a former Deputy Governor of the State, Otunba Christopher Iyiola Omisore, as a “liar who cannot be entrusted with position of authorities”.
The former Chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee, Dr Iyiola Omisore, has accused Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, of plunging the state into a huge debt, to the tune of N416bn.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has described the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded gubernatorial election as the end of godfatherism in Edo State.
Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on its performance at the just concluded Sept. 19, governorship election in Edo state.
As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the Survival Fund opens on Monday, the Federal Government has released the timetable for categories of businesses to register.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier announced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the election after securing 307, 955 votes, while the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress polled 223,619.
Housemates were on Sunday shocked when Ozo and Trickytee were evicted from BBNaija House.
Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that graced the final rally for the re-election bid of Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists he has “huge respect” for Jurgen Klopp despite his stormy relationship with the Liverpool boss.
An Osogbo Magistrates‘ Court in Osun State, on Thursday, ordered the remand of a 30-year-old tailor, Abdulrasaq Sodiq, in Ilesa Correctional Center for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran were “back in effect” and said the US would “impose consequences” if the international body’s member states did not implement them.
The Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has revealed that in the WHO African Region, more than 41,000 health workers have been infected with COVID-19, accounting for 3.8% of all reported cases.