David Oladele

David Oladele

Pipeline probe: Senate threatens NNPC, others with warrant of arrest

Pipeline probe: Senate threatens NNPC, others with warrant of arrest

Pipeline probe: Senate threatens NNPC, others with warrant of arrest
APC postpones Osun governorship primary

APC postpones Osun governorship primary

The All Progressives Congress in Osun state has announced the postponement of the primary to choose its flagbearer for the September 22 governorship election that was billed to hold Thursday, July 19 will now hold on Friday, 20.

APC postpones Osun governorship primary
Policeman killed as armed robbers escape in Nasarawa

Policeman killed as armed robbers escape in Nasarawa

Nasarawa state police public relations officer, Samaila Usman on Wednesday, July 18, confirmed that a serving officer in the state has been shot dead by suspected armed robbers along Akwanga-Wamba road in the state.

Policeman killed as armed robbers escape in Nasarawa
Police, Fayose’s spokesman disagree over withdrawal of security aides

Police, Fayose’s spokesman trade words over withdrawal of security aides

The governor’s spokesman, Lere Olayinka has lamented that the security operatives working in the Ekiti state government House have been withdrawn while the police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood debunked the allegation.

Police, Fayose’s spokesman trade words over withdrawal of security aides
Observers, Fayemi disagree over Ekiti election

Observers, Fayemi disagree over Ekiti election

A coalition of observers of the Ekiti election said the conduct of the election, which gave victory to the All Progressives Congress candidate, Kayode Fayemi, did not comply with the global best practices and electoral standards.

Observers, Fayemi disagree over Ekiti election
Edo APC youths accuse Obaseki of neglect, threaten to withdraw support for Obaseki in 2020

Edo APC youths accuse Obaseki of neglect, threaten to withdraw support for Obaseki in 2020

Crisis has erupted in the Edo state chapter of APC as some aggrieved youths of the party threatened to withdraw their support for Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election in 2020 alleging that the governor has betrayed them.

Edo APC youths accuse Obaseki of neglect, threaten to withdraw support for Obaseki in 2020
Breaking: Ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria Katsina-Alu is dead

Breaking: Ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria Katsina-Alu is dead

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, is dead. Family source said he died at about 2am Wednesday at a private hospital in Abuja. Katsina-Alu, who was CJN between 2009 and 2011, hailed from Benue.

Breaking: Ex-Chief Justice of Nigeria Katsina-Alu is dead
International observers speak on Ekiti election, fault deployment of 30,000 policemen

International observers speak on Ekiti election, fault deployment of 30,000 policemen

A coalition of domestic and international election observers lauded Independent National Electoral Commission for the proper conduct of the Ekiti state governorship election faulted the deployment of 30,000 policemen for the poll.

International observers speak on Ekiti election, fault deployment of 30,000 policemen
PDP, APC in war of words after Ekiti governorship election

PDP, APC in war of words after Ekiti governorship election

The PDP and the APC a Tuesday, July 17, exchanged words on the just concluded Ekiti state governorship elections as PDP’s spokesman accused the INEC of plotting to rig the election in favour of APC’s candidate, Kayode Fayemi.

PDP, APC in war of words after Ekiti governorship election
Police arrest 5 suspected members of fake dollar syndicate

Fake currency syndicate arrested in Gombe

The commissioner of police in Gombe state, Shina Olukolu, said the police arrested five suspected members of a fake dollar syndicate in the state adding that two of them were arrested with two pieces of one hundred US dollar.

Fake currency syndicate arrested in Gombe
Just in: President Buhari appoints Muiz Banire as AMCON chair, 13 others for FCSC

Just in: President Buhari appoints Muiz Banire as AMCON chair, 13 others for FCSC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, July 17 appointed a former legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Muiz Banire, as chairman of the governing board of the assets management corporation of Nigeria.

Just in: President Buhari appoints Muiz Banire as AMCON chair, 13 others for FCSC
Ekiti election: TMG, TI, SERAP condemn vote-buying by parties

TMG, TI, SERAP speak on Ekiti election as groups condemn vote-buying by parties

Some groups include Transparency International, the Socio-Economic Right and Accountability Project and the Transition Monitoring Group have condemned vote-buying during Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state.

TMG, TI, SERAP speak on Ekiti election as groups condemn vote-buying by parties
After Boko Haram attacks, Buratai meets Operation Lafiya Dole commanders in Maiduguri

After Boko Haram attacks, Buratai meets Operation Lafiya Dole commanders in Maiduguri

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has met with the Theatre Commander, Nicholas Roger and other top commanders at the control and command centre in Maiduguri, after the recent attacks in Bama in Borno and Jilli in Yobe.

After Boko Haram attacks, Buratai meets Operation Lafiya Dole commanders in Maiduguri
Policemen reportedly extort N100,000 from building contractor through POS

Building contractor accuses policemen of N100,000 extortion

Some policemen deployed to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Edo state police command were indicted of extorting N100,000 from a building contractor, Emmanuel Alabede who was driving his car from Ibadan to Abuja.

Building contractor accuses policemen of N100,000 extortion
Protesters storm Kaduna-Zaria expressway over alleged land grabbing by Air Force

Gridlock in Kaduna as residents protest over alleged land grabbing by Air Force

Kaduna residents stormed Kaduna-Zaria expressway to protest against alleged land grabbing by the NAF. Protesters which include residents of Barkalawu community in Igabi local government area of the state caused a gridlock.

Gridlock in Kaduna as residents protest over alleged land grabbing by Air Force
Ekiti election: Coalition of Civil Society organisations protest at US embassy in Abuja

Ekiti election: Coalition of Civil Society organisations protest at US embassy in Abuja

A coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations that claimed to have monitored last governorship election in Ekiti state condemned the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Ekiti election: Coalition of Civil Society organisations protest at US embassy in Abuja
Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for 3 days -Fashola reveals

Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for 3 days -Fashola reveals

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday, July 16, declared that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos would be shut down for three days, starting from July 27 adding that some people mistook the date.

Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for 3 days -Fashola reveals
Saraki should tell where he belongs - APC's chieftain

Saraki should tell where he belongs - APC's chieftain

The deputy national publicity secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena on Sunday, July 15, in a statement declared that the Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki must tell the world whether he is still in APC or not.

Saraki should tell where he belongs - APC's chieftain
Falana tasks govs to request urgent meeting with president Buhari on effective policing

Falana tasks govs to request urgent meeting with president Buhari on effective policing

A human rights activists, (SAN), Femi Falana, urged the state governors to request President Buhari to convene an urgent meeting with the Nigeria Police Council (NPC) to find solution to worsening security in the country.

Falana tasks govs to request urgent meeting with president Buhari on effective policing
86 cattle stolen, Fulani teenager missing in Plateau

86 cattle stolen, Fulani teenager missing in Plateau

The security agents in Plateau state are searching for a 13-year- old Fulani boy and 86 cattle suspected to have been rustled near Bisichi village and moved into Foron in Barkin Ladi local government area of the state.

86 cattle stolen, Fulani teenager missing in Plateau
Ekiti guber: 2014 result currently circulating online as INEC calls for caution

Social media awash with Ekiti 2014 governorship election results, as INEC calls for caution

A 2014 INEC results which gives the PDP victory in Ekiti is currently circulating online.The result is being passed for the ongoing 2018 gubernatorial election holding in Ekiti Saturday July 15 even as results are being expected.

Social media awash with Ekiti 2014 governorship election results, as INEC calls for caution
Just in: Ambode recues 50 stranded Nigerians in Russia

Just in: Ambode recues 50 stranded Nigerians in Russia

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode gave hope to 50 Nigerians who were helpless and sleeping around in the streets of Russia after their agents whom they paid over one million naira (1,000,000) failed to provide them jobs as promised.

Just in: Ambode recues 50 stranded Nigerians in Russia
Ekiti guber: PDP calls on international community over harassment, ballot snatching

Ekiti guber: PDP calls on international community over harassment, ballot snatching

The Peoples Democratic Party through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan on Saturday, July raised the alarm that some hired thugs reportedly beat up its supporters and snatched ballot boxes in the Ekiti governorship elections.

Ekiti guber: PDP calls on international community over harassment, ballot snatching
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