Fayemi picks 74-year former local government chairman and commissioner Egbeyemi as running mate

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State governorship candidate Dr Kayode Fayemi has picked a 74-year old former chairman of Ado Ekiti Local Government Area Chief Adebisi Egbeyemi as his running mate for the forthcoming elections.

 

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Fayemi finally resigns as solid minerals minister to focus on Ekiti governorship elections

SOLID minerals minister Dr Kayode Fayemi has finally resigned his appointment in line with Nigeria's constitutional stipulations to focus on the Ekiti State governorship elections due on July 14 in which he is standing as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate.

 

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Dino Melaye causes further controversy by entering senate with surgical collar and sitting with PDP

CONTROVERSIAL lawmaker Senator Dino Melaye has created a fresh stir in the senate after he limped into the senate this morning wearing a collar around his neck and sat on the opposition benches with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators.

 

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Hull City fullback Ola Aina dropped from Nigeria's World Cup squad as Rohr prunes list to 25

HULL City fullback Ola Aina has been dropped from Nigeria's World Cup squad along with four other players as head coach Gernot Rohr begins pruning his squad with a goal of getting it down to 23 by Sunday.

 

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Sultan of Sokoto tells Ortom and Fani-Kayode to stop calling herdsmen attacks a continuation of Dan Fodio's jihad

SULTAN of Sokoto Alhaji Sa'adu Abubakar has hit out at Benue State governor Samuel Ortom and former aviation minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode for claiming the recent Fulani herdsmen killings across the country is a continuation of Usman Dan Fodio's jihad.

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Ebonyi's Governor Umahi threatens to seize shops of traders who obey Ipob's sit-at-home order

EBONYI State governor David Umahi has threatened to confiscate the shops of any trader who participates in today's sit-at-home protest called by the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) called for today to mark the Biafran Remembrance Day celebrations.

 

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APC warned by nPDP members that it will lose 12 states and 4m votes if they leave the party

AGGRIEVED members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who constitute a faction called nPDP have warned that the party will lose 12 states and about 4m votes if they defect and join another political body.

 

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EFCC arrests Jesus the General Outreach Ministry founder for defrauding his kinsman

JESUS the General Outreach Ministry founder Pastor Thankgod Udechukwu has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for defrauding one of his kinsmen by fleecing him of four sports utility vehicles.

 

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Buhari uses Democracy Day speech to finally declare he will go after Fulani cattle herdsmen

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari appears to have finally decided to address the Fulani herdsmen saga by promising that his government will ensure that they and other criminal elements terrorising parts of the country will be made to face the full wrath of the law.

 

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Liverpool aim to sign Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester in a bid to bolster their midfield

ENGLISH Premiership giants Liverpool are keen to sign Super eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi from Leicester City in a bid to shore up their porous midfield which the club regards as its Achilles Heel.

 

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