Month: November 2020

STOLEN STAFF: RULING HOUSE WANTS OBA OF LAGOS PALACE CLEANSED

  The Akinsemoyin Ruling House of Lagos State has called for the cleansing of the palace of Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, following its invasion on October 21 by rampaging youths, who carted away the royal staff of authority. The palace and the monarch were attacked amid the mayhem that broke out following the …

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Lawan Begins Training, Empowerment For 300 couples

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday commenced a training and empowerment programme for beneficiaries of the mass wedding scheme which he recently sponsored for his constituents in Yobe State. The couples numbering 300 who are from less privileged families were drawn from the six Local Government Areas in Yobe North Senatorial District. According …

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APC Commences Fresh Membership Registration, Revalidation Dec.12

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that it will commence fresh membership registration and revalidation as from Saturday, December 12, 2020 to Saturday, January 9, 2021. The party’s National Caretaker Extraordinary/Convention Planning Committee, through a statement signed Monday in Abuja by its Chairman and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said it has consulted with stakeholders, …

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Joe Biden to name Adewale Deputy Treasury secretary, the highest level a Nigerian-American has reached in the USA Government

US President-Elect, Joe Biden, is set to announce a Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo, as deputy Treasury secretary, US-based media Politico reported on Sunday. Adeyemo, who is a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration, will serve under former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who Biden plans to appoint to lead the US Treasury Department. …

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43 farmers killed by Boko Haram didn’t have clearance to farm —Buhari’s aide

The Presidency on Monday stated that the 43 farmers that were killed by Boko Haram on Saturday did not have military clearance to be on the rice farms when the attack happened. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with the BBC on Monday. He said …

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43 beheaded farmers: Ahmed Musa cries, says life no longer safe in Borno

Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa has cried out saying life is no longer safe following the killings of 43 farmers by suspected terrorists group, Boko Haram in Borno State.   Musa hinted this while mourning farmers who were killed on Saturday in their various rice farms in Zabamari area of the state. It was gathered …

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Rep calls for strengthening of Electoral Act, institutions

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Benjamin Kalu, has said Nigeria must strengthen its laws to ensure politics is practiced without ethnic, religious or tribal considerations.   Kalu (APC-Abia), who made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja, said Nigeria must strengthen …

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