Just In: PDP Suspends Fayose, Others, Refers Ortom to Disciplinary Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has after very extensive review of the affairs of our Party in the country and pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017) referred the Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities. The NWC also approved the suspension of the following from the Party with effect from today, Thursday, March 23, 2023. 1. Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti State) 2. Sen. Pius Anyim (Ebonyi State) 3. Prof. Dennis Ityavyar (Benue State) 4. Dr. Aslam Aliyu

You can’t arrest Atiku’s supporters, court restrains Rivers Govt, Police, DSS, others

Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained security agencies and Rivers State Government from arresting key supporters of the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar, in the state. Justice A.T Ibrahim issued the order against the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) following a motion ex parte filed by some members of the PDP in the state. The appellants accused the Rivers State Government of harassing and intimidating their supporters in the state. The Atiku Support Organization had alleged that 30 of its members were arrested in the GRA axis of

Stop further action on Ekiti NASS candidates, court restrains PDP, Ayu, others

A High Court in Ado Ekiti has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, all members of the National Working Committee and the National Executive Council (NEC) of the party from taking any further action on the earlier suspended National Assembly candidates of the party in Ekiti State as well as State House of Assembly candidates of the party in the State. The court ordered the party to ‘maintain status quo’ following a motion filed by the NASS candidates. The order was given after a hearing before Honourable Justice E.B Omotosho in Ado-Ekiti on February

Ondo PDP laments rising cost of living, building materials, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State on Thursday lamented the rising cost of living and the constant increase in the prices of building materials in the country. Leaders of the party in a chat with journalists at the party’s secretariat in Akure, Ondo State, expressed concerns over the alleged sorry state of Nigeria’s economy. They insisted that Nigerians are tired of unproductive promises and talks by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), saying the party is taking steps in the negative direction to address the worsening situation of the economy. According to the Vice-Chairman of the Atiku/Okowa presidential

By |February 2nd, 2023|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Osun: Adeleke swears-in SSG, others

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state has sworn in Mr. Teslim Igbalaye and Mr. Kasim Akinleye, respectively as the new Secretary to the State Government and the Chief of staff of the state. Adeleke, who administered the swearing-in of the duo on Monday, described their appointment as a reward for loyalty and readiness to serve the people. The governor assured that his government would continue to reward loyalty and commitment to duty. Adeleke was escorted by party chieftains and supporters from Imole House, Ogo-Oluwa area to the secretariat amid traffic gridlock on the popular Osogbo-Gbongan road. In his acceptance speech,

By |November 29th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Varsity admission: UK plans visa restriction to reduce inflow of Nigerians, others

Nigerians seeking to study in the United Kingdom might soon be facing strict rules as foreign students wanting to study in Britain may be turned away unless they have secured a place at a “top university,” The Times newspaper reported on Thursday. It was gathered that ministers were discussing how to reduce flows to the United Kingdom after record levels of net migration were reported on Thursday. CNBC also gathered that according to the report, there would also be restrictions on how many family members the students would be able to bring into the country with them. The rules will

Tinubu reacts to US court documents allegedly indicting him of drug dealing, others

The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has reacted to the certified judgment documents released by the Chicago, US court, where he was indicted of drug dealings and money laundering in 1993. The certified US court judgment documents surfaced and have been making the rounds on the internet since Tuesday, showing that a US District Court indicted the former Lagos State governor for drug dealings and money laundering. The certified court documents indicated that Tinubu was a drug lord who entered a plea bargain in which he voluntarily agreed to forfeit his assets to American

Atiku activates plan to win 2023 election without Wike, others

 PDP moves to outsmart Makinde in Oyo, others The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has activated a plan to win the 2023 election without the support of the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike; his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde as well as Governors Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu who are currently at loggerhead with him ahead of the general elections. Starnews Nigeria reports that the Pro-Wike governors have refused to resolve their disagreement with Atiku, insisting that the National Chairman of the party, Senator Iyorchia

By |November 6th, 2022|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Varsity Bans Spaghetti Gown, Nose Rings, Tattoos, Short Skirts, Others

Rivers State University (RSU) has placed a ban on all forms of indecent dressing within the university premises. The order, which was an internal memorandum from the institution’s Registrar/Secretary to the Senate, to the President of Students Union Government (SUG) and to all students, was sequel to a memo presented by the Committee of Provost and Dean’s and was considered by Senate at its 291st Regular Meeting held on Thursday, September 29, 2022. In the internal memorandum issued by the Registrar/Secretary to Senate, S.C. Enyindah, on October 19, 2022, captioned: “Ban on indecent dressing by students on campus”, the institution

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Pensioners kick over jumbo severance package of N63bn for Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawmakers, others

Severance packages for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, state governors and other political appointees leaving office in 2023 may cost the country about N63.45bn, findings by The PUNCH have shown. The figure also covers the severance gratuity for ministers, commissioners, National Assembly members, state assembly members and special advisers. It, however, does not include special assistants. A breakdown of the package indicates that the Federal Government would pay out N3.39bn while the states will cough out N60.06bn. The beneficiaries’ package was collated from a document obtained from the website of the Revenue Mobilisation and

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