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Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has expressed sadness over the demise of renowned jurist and retired Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adamu Abdul Kafarati who died yesterday in Abuja at the age of 67 years.
“Innalillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajiun. It is with deep sorry that I announced the passing away of our elder statesman, Hon Justice Abdul Kafarati the immediate past Chief Justice of High court of the Federation and former Bauchi State Attorney General which occurred this night (Thursday) after magrib Salat at Abuja.”
The acting National leader of the group, Pa Olabiyi Durojaiye, described the incident as one major security breach too many, observing that no patriotic Nigerian can feel comfortable in the face of these ominous signs that have unfortunately been allowed either by omission or commission to persist unabated nationwide for too long.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday urged leaders at all levels to emulate the humility, patriotism, selflessness, and life of service exhibited by the first civilian governor of Lagos State, late Alhaji Lateef Jakande.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, disclosed that the late former governor of Lagos State, Alh. Lateef Jakande served the country principally through journalism and through newspaper management before becoming an active politician.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, has said that it would rename the NUJ Lighthouse in Victoria Island after late Alhaji Lateef Jakande who died on Thursday at his Ilupeju residence in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos, have expressed commiserated with the family and residents over the death of first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande.
A spokesman for Amaechi’s loyalists, recognised by the APC National Secretariat, Ogbonna Nwuke, said, “What is clear to us is that materials are here, but people are to be trained first before registration starts. After the training, then we will go into operations in the field. But for the avoidance of doubt, by next week we (APC) will start registration.”
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) is once again thrown into mourning over the passing of veteran journalist and consummate administrator, Prince Tony Momoh, FNGE.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied widespread rumour that it was planning to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its candidate in the 2023 Presidential election.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lamented the death of one of his predecessors, Prince Tony Momoh.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the death of former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh, as a colossal loss to Nigeria and the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Federal Commissioner representing Delta State in the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission RMAFC, Mr Andrew Agbaga, Saturday commiserated with Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the demise of his father, Chief Arthur Okorie Uzoma Okowa.
Tanko Yakasai: Ondo governor, Alaafin instigating crisis to undermine Senator Tinubu’s presidential ambition
Speaking in an interview on the current Fulani-Yoruba crisis in the South-West, Yakasai stated that he could smell a grand conspiracy by some behind the scene actors in the South-West, who are using the governor and the respected traditional ruler to stir up the present crisis with a view of discounting the popularity of the former Lagos Governor in the North.
Against the backdrop of tensions occasioned by the recent face-off between herders and the people of Ondo and Oyo states, Senator Walid Jibrin, Chairman, Board of Trustees, BoT of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has charged Governors Rotimi Akeredolu and Seyi Makinde to dialogue with Fulanis living in their domains as a means of resolving existing differences.
As reactions continue to trail appointment of Barrister Effiong Akwa as Sole Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, a group, the Oron Union has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for settling for a man they described as “a leader with capacity and capability to effectively confront the developmental challenges bedeviling the region.”
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande, as a committed Nigerian patriot.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed sadness over the death of one of its founding members and former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, describing his demise as a colossal national loss.
Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu, has described former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, as a patriotic statesman and rare gem, who is passionate about a united and prosperous Nigeria.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Friday, called for the arrest of Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, for saying journalists are criminals for calling bandits criminals.
The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in the gas sector.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo is "totally confident" Mexico striker Raul Jimenez will be back from his fractured skull before the end of this season.
The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, in Oyo State said yesterday that it arrested four suspected Kidnappers in the Ibarapa, area of the state.
Countries seeking their own vaccine doses are making deals with drug companies that threaten the supply for the global COVAX programme for poor and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is to establish a National Catastrophic Fund to address terminal ailments such as cancer, advanced heart disease, among others.
The White House has not made a final decision on participation in the Winter Olympics in Beijing, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, as Republican lawmakers call for the United States to boycott the Games in 2022.
The Mutual Union of Tiv in the United Kingdom, (MUTUK) has said that the primary responsibility of the government as enshrined in the constitution is the protection of lives and properties, anything short of of these basic responsibilities is a call to anarchy
Portugal will send 5% of its COVID-19 vaccine shots to a group of Portuguese-speaking African countries and to the tiny nation of East Timor in the second half of the year, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Wednesday.
Up to 300 police officers serving in Ebonyi State command have been redeployed to force headquarters Abuja to shore up efforts to tackle ongoing insecurity in the north of the country.