Breaking news: Soldier allegedly ‘stabs’ man to death in Aba

A yet-to-be identified soldier attached to the 144Battalion Headquarters of Nigerian Army in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State has allegedly killed a businessman in Ugwunagbo Local Government Area of the State. While the soldier is said to be one of the military personnel at the Owerre-Aba army guard post, the deceased is said to be a business owner in the area. Sources at the Owerre-Aba told our reporter that the soldier had gone to separate a fight between the decease popularly known in the area as Harmony…

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I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets -Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that growing up was hard as an orphan, saying he started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in present day Adamawa State. Atiku disclosed this during the launch of his presidential on Monday, in a live broadcast aired his verified Twitter handle, Atiku Abubakar @atiku. Atiku narrated, “I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in Adamawa, but God, through the Nigerian state, invested in me and here…

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BREAKING: Ganduje donates 100 campaign vehicle worth N400M to Buhari’s campaign and 100 more coming

The embattled Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Ganduje has donates 100 campaign vehicle worth N400M to President Buhari’s campaign organization and promises to do another 100 more next month. You recall the governor has been battling with fraud allegations over an alleged video of his Excellency  collecting millions of dollars from a contractor. The video which went viral has put the governor on the wrong side in the eyes of the public.

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MORE AND MORE GROUPS ENDORSE DR. UCHE OGAH FOR GOVERNOR

Ahead of  2019 Governorship elections in Abia state, more and more groups have started endorsing Dr Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah for Governor. These groups comprises professional and civil society groups who are primarily citizens of Abia State, like Abia Lawyers for Uche Ogah, Abia Students Union and One on One Group. They all visited Dr Ogah to pledge their unflinching support towards his election as the next Governor of the State. Within the past weeks Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah has also hosted representatives of indigenous actors under the umbrella of Igbowood,…

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Governor Okowa receives Super Eagles in Asaba

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the first international flight into the Asaba International Airport as momentous as it brought back the Super Eagles of Nigeria from south Africa. Okowa received the Nigerian Super Eagles team after holding Bafana Bafana of South Africa to a 1-1 draw on Saturday and qualifying for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The governor who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Hon. Tam Brisibe, expressed joy the the first international flight in and out of Asaba Airport conveyed the Super Eagles…

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PDP, Atiku condemns Buhari’s alleged divisive mechanism

Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and condemnable the bid by President Muhammadu Buhari to introduce divisive strategies in the Nigerian polity as a means of realising his reelection ambition. In a statement released through his campaign organisation, yesterday and corroborated by the national publicity secretary of PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, Atiku said he was not surprised that Buhari could adopt divisive strategy as reaction to his endorsement by the Southeast. The statement read: “We recall with great…

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PDP shocked as Femi Otedola endorses Sanwo-Olu

Former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bode George, has expressed shock over the endorsement of the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, by businessman Femi Otedola. Otedola, who is the Chairman of Forte Oil Plc, was, only last month, rumoured to be running for governor on the platform of the PDP, a report which he neither denied nor confirmed. Media entrepreneur, Mr. Dele Momodu, had said in September that Otedola had privately confirmed to him that he would be contesting the…

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SA/Nig. Match: Referee apologises over costly mistakes

Report has it that the head referee who officiated the AFCON 2019 qualifying match between Bafana Bafana and Nigeria on Saturday in South Africa – has apologised for the costly mistakes made by officials during the game. The Gambian football referee identified as Bakary Papa Gassama apologised to the Nigerian team after wrongly denying them two goals due to wrong offside calls, according to a report by OwnGoalNigeria. Ahmed Musa put through Kelechi Iheanacho who tapped home believing he has given Nigeria the lead but Musa who supplied the pass…

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APC national legal chief accuses Oshiomole of hijacking his office

The internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a new dimension as Babatunde Ogala, national legal adviser of the party, has accused Adams Oshiomhole of hijacking his office. In an internal memo dated November 6 seen by our source and addressed to Oshiomhole, Ogala accused the national chairman of denigrating the party’s legal department. This is coming weeks after Oshiomhole fell out with some governors over the outcome of the party’s primary elections across the country.He was invited by the Department of State Services (DSS) based on…

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Adeleke will reclaim his mandate soon -Davido

David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has said he was certain his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) governorship candidate at the last Osun governorship election would reclaim his mandate when the election, petition tribunal resumes hearing on the election. The frontline music star, who led the campaign team of his uncle in the buildup to the election as they visited major towns in the state, said he was sure the people of the state voted massively for PDP, adding that it was only a matter of time…

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