Oluwatobi Bolashodun

Oluwatobi Bolashodun

2019: INEC justifies N242bn proposal to conduct general election

2019: INEC justifies N242bn proposal to conduct general election

INEC has limited powers to stop vote-buying -Spokesman
LASU issues query to lecturer over alleged sexual abuse of a student

LASU probes allegation of sexual abuse against associate professor

An Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Lagos State University (LASU) on Tuesday, July 17, was issued a query over the alleged sexual assault of a student. The case is already before a disciplinary committee.

LASU probes allegation of sexual abuse against associate professor
Naira appreciates against top foreign currencies at parallel market

Naira appreciates against top foreign currencies at parallel market

The Nigerian Naira has appreciated at the parallel exchange market sector after its steady appreciation was halted. The local currency trades at N360, N480 and N418 against the Dollar, Pound Sterling and Euro respectively.

Naira appreciates against top foreign currencies at parallel market
President Buhari says 2019 general elections will cost N242.4bn

2019 general elections will cost N242.4 billion - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, July 17, informed the National Assembly that the 2019 elections will cost N242.4 billion.The president explained that implementing a budget of N9.12trn for 2018 will be extremely challenging

2019 general elections will cost N242.4 billion - President Buhari
Breaking: Unknown gunmen attack Zamfara village again

Breaking: Gunmen attack village in Zamfara state

Reports reaching NAIJ.com indicates that an attack is currently ongoing at Malikawa village in Gidan Goga district in Maradun local government of Zamfara state. The gunmen entered the village and started shooting.

Breaking: Gunmen attack village in Zamfara state
Just in: 6-year-old boy and mother washed away by flood in Benin

Just in: 6-year-old boy and mother washed away by flood in Benin

It was a sad day in Uselu, Benin, Edo state on Monday, July 16, as a 6-year-old boy and his mother fell in the drain between 5 junction and textile mill road.Luckily the mother was rescued while the boy was taken away by the flood

Just in: 6-year-old boy and mother washed away by flood in Benin
Newspaper review: Dasuki to regain freedom as judge endorses bail application

Newspaper review: Dasuki to regain freedom as judge endorses bail application

The newspaper review for Tuesday, July 17, leads with former national security adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, to regain his freedom in any moment as a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Ojukwu formally endorses bail application.

Newspaper review: Dasuki to regain freedom as judge endorses bail application
APC gives Benue state governor red card

APC gives Benue state governor red card

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom at the banquet hall of the Government House in Makurdi of the state on Monday, July 16, in a dramatic twist announced that he is no longer with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

APC gives Benue state governor red card
Naira maintains rate against Dollar, slips against Pound and Euro

Naira depreciates against Pound, Euro stays unchanged against Dollar

The Nigerian Naira on Monday, retained its rate at the parallel market against Dollar, and slipped against Pound and Euro. The local currency closed at N361 to a Dollar, N420 to Euro while the Pound traded at N481 respectively.

Naira depreciates against Pound, Euro stays unchanged against Dollar
Judge orders alleged N2.9bn fraud case of Orji Kalu be concluded before end of September

Judge gets deadline to conclude Orji Kalu’s alleged N2.9bn fraud case

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, the President of the Court of Appeal, on Monday, July 16, directed that the alleged N2.9bn fraud case of former Abia state governor, Orji Kalu, must be concluded before the end of September 2018.

Judge gets deadline to conclude Orji Kalu’s alleged N2.9bn fraud case
Robbers write communities notifying the residents of their coming

Robbers write communities notifying the residents of their coming

Some suspected armed robbers have sent a letter to Egan, Akesan and Igando communities in Lagos informing them of an impending visit from the men of the underworld. The robbers were said to have pasted copies of the letter.

Robbers write communities notifying the residents of their coming
Ekiti election: APC victory will be replicated in southeast in 2019 - Buhari loyalists

Ekiti election: APC victory will be replicated in southeast in 2019 - Buhari loyalists

Loyalists of President Muhammadu Buhari’s under the aegis of Buhari Support Organisation, Enugu state chapter, predicted that the victory of the All Progressives Congress in the Ekiti State governorship election will be replicated

Ekiti election: APC victory will be replicated in southeast in 2019 - Buhari loyalists
2019 election: Wike calls for consensus northern PDP presidential candidate

2019 election: Wike calls for consensus northern PDP presidential candidate

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Sunday, July 15, urged northern leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pick a consensus presidential candidate to satiate the party’s determination to dethrone APC.

2019 election: Wike calls for consensus northern PDP presidential candidate
Bamidele hails Buhari, Tinubu, Ekiti voters over Fayemi’s victory

Bamidele hails Buhari, Tinubu, Ekiti voters over Fayemi’s victory

Opeyemi Bamidele, the director-general of Kayode Fayemi campaign organisation, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for not subverting the will of the electorate in the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state.

Bamidele hails Buhari, Tinubu, Ekiti voters over Fayemi’s victory
Breaking: EFCC vows to arrest Fayose over N1.30bn fraud case

Breaking: EFCC vows to arrest Fayose over N1.30bn fraud case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday, July 15, after the election announced that it is set to arrest Governor Ayo Fayose over the Integrated Poultry Project/Biological Concepts Limited N1.3bn fraud case.

Breaking: EFCC vows to arrest Fayose over N1.30bn fraud case
23 Nigerian soldiers yet to be accounted for after Boko Haram attack

23 soldiers missing after Boko Haram ambush in Borno

No fewer than 23 Nigerian soldiers are yet to be accounted for after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military convoy at Boboshe village in Bama local government area of Borno. Five officers, 18 soldiers and 8 trucks were missing.

23 soldiers missing after Boko Haram ambush in Borno
NiMet warns that shift in rainfall pattern likely to cause floods in 2018

NiMet warns that shift in rainfall pattern likely to cause floods in 2018

The DG of Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Prof. Sani Mashi in an interview has warned that many parts of the country were likely to experience flooding due to a shift in rainfall pattern caused by climate change.

NiMet warns that shift in rainfall pattern likely to cause floods in 2018
2019 election: Adopt me as your presidential candidate - Chris Okotie asks PDP, APC

2019 election: Adopt me as your presidential candidate - Chris Okotie asks PDP, APC

Chris Okotie, founder of the House of God International Ministry has called on Nigeria’s two major political parties All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic party (PDP) to adopt him as their presidential candidate.

2019 election: Adopt me as your presidential candidate - Chris Okotie asks PDP, APC
President Buhari leaves Abuja to attend ICC anniversary in Netherlands

President Buhari leaves Abuja to attend ICC anniversary in Netherlands

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, July 15, departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for Netherlands. The president is the only world leader invited to deliver a keynote address during the Solemn Hearing

President Buhari leaves Abuja to attend ICC anniversary in Netherlands
Ekiti election: Pastor accidentally drives into jubilating crowd in Fayemi’s hometown

Ekiti election: Pastor accidentally drives into jubilating crowd in Fayemi’s hometown

A preacher with Living Faith Church (a.k.a.: Winners’ Chapel) on Sunday morning, July 15, ran a mid-size wagon into an ecstatic crowd welcoming the victory of Kayode Fayemi at Oye local government area, of Ekiti state.

Ekiti election: Pastor accidentally drives into jubilating crowd in Fayemi’s hometown
APC congratulates Fayemi on Ekiti governorship election victory

APC congratulates Fayemi on Ekiti governorship election victory

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in a statement signed by the national publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the party’s candidate, on his election as the Governor of Ekiti state.

APC congratulates Fayemi on Ekiti governorship election victory
UPDATE: Bakare, Adeosun did not meet with President Buhari - Presidency

UPDATE: Bakare, Adeosun did not meet with President Buhari - Presidency

The presidency on Friday evening, July 13, denied reports that Pastor Tunde Bakare of the latter Rain Assembly and minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house Abuja.

UPDATE: Bakare, Adeosun did not meet with President Buhari - Presidency
Senator Shehu Sani speaks on rumored defection

Senator Shehu Sani speaks on rumored defection

Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna) on Friday, July 13, said he is yet to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to any other party. He said that consultations were still ongoing with regard to the future of the party.

Senator Shehu Sani speaks on rumored defection
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