Edo State's Chief Judge, Justice Daniel Okungbowa, officially inaugurated Omobayo Godwin, aged 37, as the freshly minted deputy governor of the state. Godwin's appointment swiftly followed the impeachment of Philip Shaibu by Governor Godwin Obaseki. The impeachment, propelled by a seven-man investigative panel convened by the Edo State House of...
In a passionate reaction via video shared on his social media account, former Edo State deputy governor Philip Shaibu has condemned his recent impeachment as illegal and a grave danger to Nigeria's democratic fabric. Expressing his dismay, Shaibu emphasized, "It is with a heavy heart yet a resolute spirit that...
Former Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Peter Kisira, has sadly passed away at the age of 74, as confirmed by the state government through a statement released by Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. Kisira, who served as the deputy to the immediate past governor, Alhaji Abdulfattah...
Dr. Paul Akintelure, a notable member and governorship aspirant of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), passed away on Tuesday morning. The renowned medical doctor succumbed to complications from chest pain after a four-day battle, leaving a void in the political landscape. The news of Akintelure's demise was confirmed by...
Hon. Shuaibu Jimoh, the Senatorial Chairman of Kwara North for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has tendered his resignation, marking a significant development in the party's leadership landscape. Jimoh, who assumed the role in 2022, officially stepped down, with his resignation letter received by the Party's State Secretary, Mr. Abdulrahman...
President Bola Tinubu has called upon members of the House of Representatives and Senate to exercise restraint in summoning heads of ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) before parliamentary committees, emphasizing the importance of maintaining operational continuity and efficient service delivery to citizens. During the breaking of Ramadan fast in Abuja...
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) made headlines on Wednesday as they stormed the secretariat of the Labour Party, demanding the cancellation of the party’s upcoming national convention scheduled for the end of this month. The Congress, in a strong statement, also called for the immediate removal of the National...
Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, disclosed his decision to neglect road repairs in opposition strongholds, prioritizing infrastructure development in alignment with his party, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). During the inauguration of 12km of roads in Okpoko, Governor Soludo justified his actions, stating, "I rejected the advice to develop Nwokedi...
President Bola Tinubu has officially presented the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag to Senator Monday Okpebholo, the Edo governorship candidate, and his running mate, Rep. Dennis Idahosa. The flag presentation ceremony, held in Abuja on Monday, marks a significant step towards the upcoming elections in Edo State. During the presentation,...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has emerged victorious in the country's presidential elections, commanding a staggering 87% of the vote, as reported by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center. This resounding win guarantees Putin another six-year term in office. The exit poll data also revealed that Nikolai Kharitonov of the Communist...