Thursday, December 3, 2020

AKEREDOLU REVEALS WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN ONDO BY 2020

Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has assured that the state will be the number one destination of investors in Nigeria by 2020. He stated this during the inauguration of the board of the State Development and Investment Promotion Agency (ONDIPA) on Thursday in Akure, the state capital. Akeredolu said the state had no reason to rely...

INEC Vets Nominations for Edo Gov Election Today

With the closure yesterday of the dedicated portal designed for political parties to submit the details of their candidates nominated for the Edo State governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will vet the nominations today, THISDAY was told last night. This is coming as the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All...

SARAKI SPEAKS ON 2019 AMBITION

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has revealed the only condition that can stop him from contesting the 2019 Presidential election. According to him, if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to re-contest, then he (Saraki) will not contest. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has revealed the only condition that can stop him from contesting the 2019 Presidential election. According to him,...

Edo Poll: Buhari Is ‘Excited At The Prospect’ Of Free, Fair Election – Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to a free and fair governorship election in Edo State and is “excited at the prospect.” Former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole quoted President Buhari as saying this when the duo met at the Presidential Villa on Monday. https://twitter.com/NigeriaGov/status/1295411601709957121?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1295411601709957121%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.channelstv.com%2F2020%2F08%2F17%2Fedo-poll-buhari-is-excited-at-prospect-of-free-fair-election-oshiomhole%2F He said he also briefed the President on happenings...

NIGERIA ELECTED VICE CHAIRMAN OF UN ANTI-CORRUPTION BODY

Nigeria has been elected Vice Chairman of the Conference of the States Parties (COSP) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed this in a statement by its spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, on Monday. Uwujaren said the election took place at the 7th Session of UNCAC, which opened...

EXECUTIVE, LEGISLATURE ARE PARTNERS, NOT RIVALS –NEW SGF TELLS SARAKI

*Saraki Vows Senate Will Work With Buhari’s Govt To Deepen Democracy. The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has called for closer tie between the executive and the legislature under the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, stating that both arms of government are partners and not rivals. The SGF said this when...

Obaseki: Oshiomhole Owes Nigerians Apology, Says Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, owes Nigerians an apology for foisting on them a governor with a defective certificate. Wike said it was surprising that Oshiomhole campaigned for and described Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, four years ago as the best thing...

AMBODE: WE ARE NOTHING WITHOUT CIVIL SERVANTS

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday commended the State Public Service for contributing immensely to the achievements recorded by his administration in the last two and a half years in office, saying the feats would have been impossible without the support of civil servants. Speaking at the State Executive Chambers in Alausa, Ikeja...

INEC RELEASES DATES FOR EKITI, OSUN 2018 GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the dates for Ekiti and Osun 2018 Governorship elections. The Osun State Governorship election will hold September 22, 2018, while the Ekiti State Governorship election will hold on July 14, 2018. Commencement date of Campaigns for Ekiti Governorship election is April 15, 2018, and that of Osun State June...

BUHARI MUST REFER CORRUPTION IN PRIVATISATION PROCESS TO EFCC, ICPC – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his offices and leadership position to revisit and refer the allegations of corruption and abuse of process in the privatisation of public enterprises in Nigeria between 1999 and 2011 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the...

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