Corruption fight: Group petitions Buhari, faults his endorsement of Ize-Iyamu

A pressure group, Kick Corruption Out of Nigeria, has petitioned President Muhammad Buhari to ensure that the fight against corruption in Nigeria is total and not selective.   According to the group, the call became imperative when it saw Buhari’s photograph with the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor […]

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Kwara gets N100m World Bank/NCDC COVID-19 support fund

Kwara State government has received N100 million World Bank grant to strengthen its impressive showings in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic.   A statement by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Spokesman for the Covid-19 Technical Committee, said that the fund was channelled through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) […]

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2020 WASSCE: Subject papers ready for distribution –WAEC

Head of the Nigeria National Office (NNO) West African Examination Council (WAEC), Patrick Areghan, has said that the body is ready to conduct the rescheduled 2020 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) billed to take off Monday, August 17, 2020.   The examination, which was earlier fixed to take place between April 6 and […]

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PDP chieftain, Buruji Kashamu, dies of COVID-19

…as former PDP National Auditor, Alhaji Adeyanju buried   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ogun State in 2019, Senator Buruji Kashamu, is dead. Kashamu, who represented Ogun East Senatorial District between 2015 and 2019, reportedly died on Saturday evening after battling with complications arising from coronavirus.   It was learnt that the […]

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Osinbajo: Elite influence appointment of judges in Nigeria

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the appointment of judges in Nigeria is influenced by the elite. According to his spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement made available to newsmen, Osinbajo made this disclosure at the Justice Research Institute (JRI) virtual roundtable themed “Selection and Appointment of Judges: Lessons for Nigeria” under the Law and Policy series […]

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Oba of Benin thanks Buhari for endorsing Ize-Iyamu

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’ Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare N’Ogidgan II, yesterday thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for endorsing and presenting his party flag to the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) candidate in the Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, insisting that the Benin Palace remains neutral in the politics of the state. […]

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Edo: PDP has no moral right to complain about Ize-Iyamu, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the moral right to accuse him of waiving his administration’s fight against corruption by endorsing the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo state.   The President in a statement made available to newsmen yesterday […]