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Ondo APC Chieftain Dies in Kidnappers Den
A chieftain of the Ondo APC, Mr Olamide Odimayo has reportedly died in his abductors den. The Chieftain who was kidnapped on Thursday at his home in Igbotu has been a source of concern for family members as well as members of the Ondo APC. A source revealed that it was possible that Mr. Odimayo was killed to avenge the death of one of the kidnappers form the hands of the youths of the community.
52.3% Voters in Kogi West Endorse Melaye’s Recall
Approximately 52.3% electorates from the Kogi West Senatorial District have signed the petition to have Senator Dino Melaye recalled from the upper chamber of the national assembly. The number taotalling about 188 580 voters endorsed the recall following recent hullaballoo surrounding the candidacy of the popular senator.
Kano APC Expels Jibrin for Anti-Party Activities
The Kano APC faction has expelled suspended member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Abdulmumini Jibrin over recent alleged antiparty activities. This is following his purported role in the budget padding saga that rocked the House of Representatives under Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
CBN Injects $195m into Forex Market
There are speculations that the continued rise in the value of the Naira in the global market may be sustained for a longer time following recent efforts by the CBN to sustain the exchange rate at current level. Sources indicate that the CBN is set to inject another $195m into the forex market this week.
Naira to Gain Further- Analysts
The Nigerian Naira is expected to gain further next weeks as foreign investors dive into local stocks, CBN current intervention policies and on the background of an already improving economy. This is according to reports from several analysts.
FG Too Big, We Must Restructure it- Ekweremadu
The deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu has lent his voice to the recent agitation for restructuring in the political landscape of the country. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja on Monday, he said the functions of the federal government are too large and must be trimmed in order to promote a seamless democracy.
University Lecturer Arraigned for 1.3m Naira Fraud
A university lecturer by name of Aliu Musa has been arraigned before a Jos Magistrate Court following allegations of fraud perpetrated against a businessman. The lecturer from the department of economics, Plateau State University however pleaded not guilty and denied all charge s filed against him.
Hate Speech: Biafra Agitators, Arewa Youths Risk Jail Terms
The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated calls for the unity of the country as one indivisible and in-dissolvable entity. He further maintained that Biafra Agitators and Arewa youths face jail terms as their actions clearly contradict the Nigerian constitution.
I’ll Defeat Adeleke- Hussein
The candidate representing the APC at the July 8 Osun West Senatorial District by-election, Mr Mudashir Hussein has reteirated his determination to floor the candidate of the PDP. This statement was made in reaction to alleged gang up by other contenders against the APC representative.
Oyo Government to Install CCTV Cameras
The government of Oyo State has concluded on plans to install Closed Circuit Television Cameras in strategic locations across the state. This is just at the state prepares to join the league of states currently under the “safe city project”.
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