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Doctors call off strike after NGF intervention

  Onyekachi Eze, Abuja The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has intervened in the trade dispute embarked on by the  Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors, (NARD). NGF Chairman and Ondo State Governor, Kayode Fayemi had met with the NARD executive on Thursday last week and prevailed on them to call off the strike. Fayemi, according to […]

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Ideological divide not in existence in Nigeria politics –Obaseki

E do State governor, Godwin Obaseki said ideology does not exist in Nigerian politics. Obaseki who was until last Monday a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday. He was at the PDP national secretariat on Saturday for screening for next Thursday’s governorship primary. The governor told […]

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FAAN main impediment to flights resumption –Investigation

I t was clear that plans that resumption of domestic flights slated for today would not materialize due to the manner airlines and particularly the Federal Airports Authority (FAAN) were handling the guidelines handed to them by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). As at today, majority of the airlines are yet to meet the […]

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Obaseki, Ajayi’s ambitions tear Edo, Ondo PDP apart

Biyi Adegoroye, Cajetan Mmuta, Benin and Adewale Momoh, Akure G overnor Godwin Obaseki’s entry into the governorship race on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the planned defection of the Ondo State’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi to the PDP for the same purpose have started causing ripples within the party in […]

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COVID-19: Why Adeboye, Oyedepo, Okonkwo, others may not resume church

    Johnson Ayantunji, Tai Anyanwu, Musa Pam and Regina Otokpa W henever the lockdown on places of worship is lifted either completely or partially, there is a category of clergy men that will not resume with the congregation. General Overseer, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, leads the pack. Others […]

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Covid-19: Nigeria moves towards 20,000 infections with 661 new cases

  The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria is inching towards20, 000 after 661 new positive test were confirmed late Saturday by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Lagos State topped with 230 new cases and followed by Rivers (127) and Delta (83). However, the number of states with confirmed cases dropped to […]

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COVID-19: 6 Trump staffers test positive in Tulsa ahead of rally

Six members of President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign staff tested positive for coronavirus on-site at Tulsa’s BOK Centre, where Trump has a campaign rally scheduled for Saturday night. Trump Campaign Communications Director Tim Murtaugh told ABC News quarantine procedures were immediately implemented. “No COVID-positive staffers or anyone in immediate contact will be at today’s rally […]

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Court stops Giadom from acting as APC national chairman

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has stopped Chief Victor Giadom from operating as the acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). eputy national secretary of the APC had through the court assumed office as acting national chairman following the Court of Appeal’s judgement upholding the suspension of […]

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Edo guber: PDP welcomes Obaseki amid fanfare

•Governor will be an asset to party –Atiku •His defection non-issue, says APC It was a new dawn for leadership and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State chapter as the state’s Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, yesterday formally joined the party, after weeks of speculations and political horse trading, following his disqualification by […]

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Osinowo: Lagos APC in dilemma as politicians renew 2015, 2019 rivalries

Less than a week after the demise of the lawmaker representing Lagos East Senator District, Senator Bayo Osinowo, politicians within his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially those within the constituency, might have put the party in dilemma over who succeeds the late senator. This is because the leaders of the party are said […]