Fuel Scarcity: Fayose Counsels Osinbajo

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has expressed disappointment over Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s comment that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was bearing the cost of fuel subsidy and not the federal government, asking; “What is the difference between NNPC and the federal government? Who is NNPC and …

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Buhari’s Son Accident Is A Sign From God – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says the motorbike accident involving President Muhammadu Buhari’s son is a sign from God for him to resign. Yusuf Buhari presently unconscious in the hospital suffered brain injury after he was involved in a bike accident on Tuesday night. The ex-minister likened President Buhari …

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Why We Supported Uche Secondus – PDP Governors

Ekiti PDP

State governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have explained that they supported the emergence of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the party because of his strength, character and honesty. This came as Secondus prophesied that the new National Working Committee (NWC) would drive …

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Fuel: Buhari Rejects Marketers’ Demand For Price Increase

The Demands: Price increase Total deregulation of petroleum products Payment of outstanding subsidy FG’S OFFERS: Creation of special window for Forex from CBN Presentation of request for payment of outstanding subsidy to National Assembly Creating opportunity for the establishment of modular refineries No return to era of fuel subsidy A …

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Ekiti LG Poll: PDP Win All 16 Lgas

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has won in all the 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ekiti State in Saturday’s election into Chairmanship and Councillorship seats keenly contested for by five politically parties in the state. The parties included Action Democratic Party, (ADP), National Democratic Liberty Party, (NDLP), Peoples’ Democratic …

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Okorocha Gives Imo Workers 18-Day Christmas Holiday

The executive Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has directed the civil servants in the state to go home for the Christmas holiday on Friday,December 22, 2017. They will resume on Monday, January 8, 2018. In a statement released,by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, workers …

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Fayose Signs N98.6 billion budget for 2018

Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on Friday signed the N98.6 billion budget for 2018 into law, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The state House of Assembly had on Dec. 19 passed the budget as presented by the governor. Signing the budget at the Government House in Ado …

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5 Political Parties Participated in Ekiti Local Govt Election

The Chairman of the Ekiti State Electoral Commission(EKSIEC), Justice Kayode Bamisile has disclosed that five political parties will be participating in the State local government elections targeted at electing new chairmen and councilors to pilot the affairs of the third tier for the next two years. In the elections, which …

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APC Withdraws from Ekiti Local Govt Election

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has said it will not participate in this Saturday’s local government election across the state. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said on Thursday that his party was boycotting the election because it had been compromised from the beginning. “The compromised State Independent …

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Ekiti Workers To Fayose: We Need Our Salaries, Not Xmas Clothes

Government workers in Ekiti State have appealed to Governor Ayo Fayose to accord priorities to the payment of backlog of salary arrears owed them rather than giving their children Christmas clothes. They expressed regrets that many of them are dying of hunger while others who are afflicted with debilitating ailments …

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PDP Chairmanship: Wike Owes No Apology To South-west – Ogunlewe

Ekiti PDP

Former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has reacted to recent reports that the South-west was being mistreated by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP following the results of the party’s national convention. Ogunlewe believes that Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike who is alleged to have influenced the emergence of Secondus …

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FG Withdrawing $1bn Excess Crude Money to Fund Buhari’s 2019 Election, Not to Fight Boko Haram – Fayose Alleges

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. “For posterity sake, I …

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Court Stops El-rufai From Sacking 21,780 Kaduna Teachers

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna Division, has told the Kaduna state government to halt its planned sacking of 21,780 teachers. The Kaduna government had said it would sack the teachers after they failed a competency test. But the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) dragged the state government …

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PDP Needs South-west To Succeed, Says Dickson

Ekiti PDP

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Post-Convention Committee on Reconciliation, who is also the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has said the party will need the full support of its members in the South-West to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019. The Special Adviser …

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INEC Registers 21 New Parties (Full List)

The electoral commission, INEC, has registered 21 new parties. This was made known in a statement by May Agbmuche-Mbu. The new registrations bring the total number of parties in Nigeria to 67. Read the INEC statement below. INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION PRESS STATEMENT The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) held …

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NECO Releases 2017 November/December GCE Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released 2017 November/December External Senior School Certificate Examination results. Prospective candidates are expected to purchase NECO result checking scratch card before proceeding to check their results online, Cards are available in all NECO offices. How To Check Result… 1)Go to NECO result checking portal …

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Ekiti Probe Panel Says Fayemi, Others must Account for Whereabouts of N2.75bn From N25bn Bond, 17 Buses Carted Away, Firm with no Address Got N600m Contract

Fayemi

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to look into the financial transactions of the state under the administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said that the former governor must account for the whereabouts of a sum of N2.75 billion allocated from the N25 billion bond …

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World Cup: Super Eagles To Play Egypt, Two Others In Friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Egypt and two other countries in preparations ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The friendly matches will be played between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said. The Secretary General of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, …

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Buhari Has Not Disappointed — Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says his pursuit for change made him to leave his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Amaechi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, …

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Fifa Sanctions Nigeria In 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Awards Algeria

Following the recent meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the latest sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup™ as well as in international friendlies. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the …

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Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer Of The Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old …

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