Former Rivers Assembly Speaker, Colleagues Caught On Tape Lying Over Defection to APC

A viral video has confirmed the defection of the former Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Martins Amaewhule, his deputy, Dumle Maol and others from the People’s Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. According to a letter signed by Maol and read by Amaewhule, their “defection was necessitated by the division in the PDP, particularly, …

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Dickson Akoh’s Appointment To Jigawa University Board Sparks Outrage, as Pan Arewa Group Cites Previous Expulsion for Malpractice

A Pan Arewa group, Jigawa Conscience Alliance has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to immediately reverse the appointment of Mr Dickson Akoh as Member of the Governing Board of Federal University of Technology, Babura, Jigawa. The group frowned bitterly at his appointment wondering why a man known to have been expelled from the renowned University of Abuja for Examination …

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Rivers: APC-PDP Youth Forum Commends Court Judgement Nullifying Amendment of LG Law

The APC-PDP Youth Forum has welcomed the court judgement invalidating the amended Local Government Law proposed by the Martins Amaewhule faction of the Rivers State House of Assembly. In a statement signed by its chairman, Comrade Nwogu Benjamin, the group which comprises leaders from the political parties, described the ruling as sound, impartial and outstanding. The judgement was delivered in …

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Breaking: Lagos Speaker Loses Father

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has lost his father. Pa Suleimon Atanda Obasa, a businessman, passed on at the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 83. Baba Obasa, a loving family man and community leader in his lifetime, was a successful businessman in the oil and gas and in the …

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Inter-Tribal Group Commends Speaker Abbas For Disposition to Nation Building

The Inter-Tribal Youth Associations of Nigeria has applauded the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, for his tireless efforts in fostering unity and promoting national cohesion through legislation and disposition.    The group, representing various ethnic and cultural organisations across the country, made this known in a report on its one-year assessment of the 10th National …

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NASRE Media Foundation Supports Journalists Facing Challenges

NASRE Media Foundation, the humanitarian arm of the Nigerian Association of Social and Resourceful Editors (NASRE), extended support to media practitioners facing health or financial challenges, as well as the families of bereaved journalists, on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Ably supported by Leadway Assurance, one of Nigeria’s leading insurance companies specializing in life-business coverage and prompt claims payment, and the …

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Nigeria will overcome security challenges — Ex-army chief, Buratai

A former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd), has predicted an end to the security challenges Nigeria is presently passing through saying it will soon be a thing of the past. General Buratai spoke at the public presentation of books written by the Director Academic, Planning and Quality Assurance, Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State, …

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Kano Probe: Independent CSO report exonerates APC National Chairman, Ganduje of any wrongdoing

  …cautions against use of state apparatus to witch-hunt perceived enemies The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has been exonerated of allegations of corruption. The Coalition for Truth and Justice made this known in its preliminary report on the purported probe of the former Kano State Governor. In the report signed by its convener …

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Go Back Home and Contest Proper Elections Again, APC Group Tells Former Rivers Lawmaker

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Frontier has advised the members of the Rivers State Assembly whose seats were recently declared vacant to go back and contest new elections. Denouncing the lawmakers, the Lagos-based group in a statement on Tuesday said their defection from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is a betrayal of the trust and mandate given to them. …

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