A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, state capital of Osun has ordered the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, OSIEC, to stop its preparation for the conduct of local government elections. This is coming after the commission commenced training for its ad hoc staff for the October 15 local government elections. The People Democratic Party, PDP, Osun chapter had approach ...
Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour, says Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), will oversee the Aso Rock chapel if her husband is elected president. The minister said this on Political Paradigm, a Channels Television programme, on Tuesday. Keyamo, who doubles as spokesman of the Bola Tinubu Campaign Council, made the comment ...
One person has died as a result of a fight between two colleagues at the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC). At the agency’s office in Katsina state on Wednesday, August 17, Julius Haruna, a member of staff, passed away after fighting with Muibat Abdusalam. The female colleague has already been arrested by police, and a probe into the ...
The United States House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities nationwide. Once banned in the U.S., high-powered firearms are now widely blamed as the weapon of choice among young men ...
Banish what you are thinking. It’s not his second marriage! The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Olumide Akpata, is set to get married to his girlfriend of many years, Osayamon Ogbebor Michelle. The traditional marriage is billed for May 14, 2022 in accordance with Bini Native Law and Custom in the bride’s family compound in Benin, Edo State. The ...
Thirty days after the abduction of the Abuja-Kaduna bound train passengers, relatives and friends of the victims said they were still traumatised by the incident. They noted that the government had yet to reach out to them. The leader of the families of the victims, Dr Abdulfatai Jimoh, in Kaduna on Wednesday said they were willing to discuss with the ...
The Senate has amended the Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2013, by prohibiting payment of ransom to kidnappers in Nigeria. But many Nigerians are saying it is diversionary. The main issue is implementing the existing laws. A breach of the proposed law may attract a jail term of 15 years. The amendments are contained in the Terrorism (Prevention) Act 2013 (Amendment) Bill, ...
Leading financial institution, Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa Banking Innovation Awards 2022. The Middle East & Africa Banking Innovation Awards, organised by The Digital Banker, is a prestigious award program designed to recognise the world’s best-in-class commercial banks – across ...
The 2023 general elections might be the mother of all elections in Nigeria as several political gladiators have been expressing interest in taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari after the elections, and the game appears to be getting interesting by the day. However, information reaching has it that a former governor of Ogun State and the Senator representing Ogun Central, ...
Many passengers are feared dead in multiple crashes along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The incident involved two vehicles and a fuel tanker which went up in flames around the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry (MFM) Prayer City. Lagos-Ibadan expressway is notorious for road crashes as it had claimed not less than 30 lives this year. The Spokesperson of the Federal ...