The helicopter company responsible for transporting VP Yemi Osinbajo to Kabba, Kogi State has issued a statement on the cause of the crash on Saturday.
According to Caverton, the crash was ‘as a result of unusual weather conditions’.
See the full statement
A witness at the Osun tribunal, Adegboyega Rasaki Adeosun, has opened up as to why there was a rerun for the election - Speaking before the tribunal, Adeosun said the rerun was mandatory to prevent disenfranchisement of some electorate - According to him, the margin between the scores of the two leading candidates was less than the number of registered votes With post-electoral tussle ongoing at the tribunal following the 2018 Osun gubernatorial election, the state collation officer of the All Progressives
The Muhammadu Buhari Presidential Campaign Council has allayed fears about the health of the president, saying he remained fit and even stronger than many Nigerian men.
Deputy Director General of the Council, Arch Waziri Bulama disclosed this at the weekend while speaking with journalists in Abuja.
“I think the President from the way he works in this campaign has shown that he is stronger than many average men in this country. This is a man at that age, flying from city to city and at least two cities every day of the week, commissioning projects, meeting traditional rulers,
David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi State, has said but for his 2,000 crowds he provided to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari in his domain, the president would have met an empty stadium during his campaign visit to the state.
Mr. Buhari is seeking a second term in office on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) while Mr Umahi is of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The duo despite belonging to different political parties are in a personal relationship, as the governor puts it lately.
Babafemi Ojudu, a political adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday thanked safety measures and quick response of security personnel for saving himself and 11 others who were in the helicopter that crashed on Saturday, Premium Times reports.
Mr Ojudu was on the delegation of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo when the accident occurred as their chopper was landing in Kabba, Kogi State.
The incident occurred around 3:00 p.m. Messrs Osinbajo and Ojudu escaped unhurt with 10 other persons on the helicopter. The minister of state for labour and productivity, Stephen Ocheni, was also onboard.
Thugs Break Into INEC Office, Set 15,000 Uncollected PVCS Ablaze, The hoodlums set ablaze over 15,000 uncollected PVCs as well as the register containing all the names of registered voters in the area.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Joseph Iloh, confirmed the development to newsmen on Sunday. According to him, the arsonists broke into the INEC’s office through the window.
The Nigerian Police Force has released a statement regarding the stealing of pants for rituals which is prominent among young people across the nation.
In a post made via the Force’ twitter page earlier today, it was revealed that the Force cannot investigate any case of pants stealing for rituals, except if it is directly linked to a case of murder or other related crimes
Read Statement Below as shared on twitter:-
Stealing of underwear for whatsoever reason is a recent phenomenon,
Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this while addressing the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally held on Friday at Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Osinbajo said that the bank, when established, would give loans to youths and women at very low interest rate to improve their businesses.
He told the party supporters that when APC in 2015 promised to provide jobs for five million Nigerians, the opposition party did not believe, he however stressed that the party had delivered on its campaign promises.