Ekiti state House of Assembly has banned former Deputy Speaker and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Segun Adewumi, representing Ekiti West constituency 1 for six weeks for alleged legislative misconduct. The former Deputy Speaker was alleged to have involved himself in undue interruption of the speaker, Hon Adeniran Alagbada, while presiding over the House sittings on Tuesday.
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The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by 30th April 2019. Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna. He said the governor will exercise his constitutional prerogative to decide on re-appointments while giving the Kaduna State Ministry of Finance adequate time to compute severance payments and reconcile any liabilities. The governor thanked all political appointees for their contributions and service to the state during his first term.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Buhari to tender his West African Examination Certificate, to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The party stated this while reacting to the comment made by the spokesperson of the Buhari Campaign Organization, Festus Keyamo, who in a recent interview with Channels TV, said having a WAEC certificate is not a prerequisite to run for President or Governor in Nigeria.
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The Nigerian Police says its men will no longer be allowed to carry firearms during operations. Instead, officers of the Police Force will now make use of electro-muscular disruption technology known as teaser in place of firearms.
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Liverpool legend Tommy Smith, one of the key figures in the club’s first golden era, died on Friday at the age of 74. Smith’s no-nonsense performances at the heart of Liverpool’s defence saw him nicknamed the ‘Anfield Iron’ during his 18-year spell on Merseyside. Making 638 appearances for the Reds between 1960 and 1978, Smith won a host of medals as the club rose to prominence both domestically and in Europe.
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Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has urged the Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun to maximise on the peace in the state. The SGF said it would be a good thing for the governor to work to better the legacies that of former Governor Rauf Aregbesola. Mustapha said the state is one of the few states that launched programmes that empowered the youths earlier enough
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Residents of Ekiti State have resorted to panic buying of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol as most filling stations in the state, including those in Ado Ekiti, the capital city, refused to open for business.
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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday gave insight into why Leah Sharibu, who was held-back by the Boko Haram Islamist sect over her refusal to denounce her Christian faith a year ago, was yet to be freed. Buhari Most of the Dapchi School Girls that were abducted alongside Leah Sharibu have since regained their freedom because they are Moslems but Miss Sharibu was not released because she refused to denounce her faith. Christian Chukwu not a ‘destitute old man’ – Enugu govt Meanwhile, President Buhari has assured parents of the Chibok girls still in the captivity of Boko Haram that he has not forgotten the girls and that efforts were still on to ensure their freedom. Recall that many school girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, were abducted from their dormitory five years ago (April 14, 2014) during the regime of former
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