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Aregbesola renews call for ‘presidium’ says presidential system killing Nigeria

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Monday called for restructuring of Nigeria into at least six regions as part of moves to reduce cost of governance and free resources for development. He said since one of the reasons for political complications is agitation for presidency by the different regions, the country can do with a presidium which would contain one ... Read More »

June 12: Ambode Urges Nigerians To Remain United

…Restructuring, Way Out Of Nation’s Political Uncertainties, Says Ndubuisi Kanu  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday paid glowing tributes to the late winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential Election, Chief M.K.O Abiola and other martyrs of democracy who laid down their lives in the struggle to entrench good governance in the country, urging Nigerians to continue to remain ... Read More »

June 12 is Mother of May 29 – Tinubu

To All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the agitation triggered by the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election results is the precursor of the democracy being enjoyed today. The former Lagos governor believes the Fourth Republic would have been a mirage if pro-democracy forces had not resisted military rule. In a retrospective appraisal of the ... Read More »

Embattled May Hangs on, Unveils Britain’s new cabinet

Britain’s embattled Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday unveiled her full cabinet, making few changes as the premier clings to power after losing her parliamentary majority in a snap election. May made Damian Green, former work and pensions secretary, her deputy by naming him first secretary of state. Treasury chief secretary David Gauke moves in to take Green’s place, while ... Read More »

Nigeria sits on ‘ticking time bomb’ – Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described as “alarming and a ticking time bomb’’ the no fewer than 10.5 million children in the country believed to be out of school. He was reacting to the statistics on out-of-school children released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, on Sunday ... Read More »

Lagos Declares June 12 Public Holiday

  …Says State Remains Committed To Ideals Of The Annulled Elections The Lagos State Government on Sunday declared Monday public holiday to mark June 12 celebration in the State, saying that the State remains committed to the ideals of the annulled 1993 Presidential election. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello on behalf ... Read More »

Dino Frets as Constituents begin Recall Process In Kogi

There is massive turnout today by voters in Kogi West for the recall of Sen Dino Melaye who was accused of several misconducts and disregards to constituted authority. Reporters going round towns within the senatorial district said voters turn out in their large numbers to vote in supports of the Senator’s recall from the National Assembly. Already, materials for the ... Read More »

Trump Willing To Testify Under Oath About Russia And Comey

…The former FBI director called Trump a liar. President Donald Trump said he was “100 percent” willing to testify under oath about his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, who claims the president inappropriately pressured him to drop an investigation. “One-hundred percent, under oath,” Trump said Friday in response to a reporter’s question. Comey testified under oath on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence ... Read More »

Theresa May and inner circle face backlash from furious Tory MPs

Theresa May is clinging to power and facing a backlash from Conservative MPs over her election gamble that backfired. Many Tories are furious with the Prime Minister for losing her Commons majority and are blaming her personally and her inner circle. Even normally loyal MPs say the social care muddle was a big vote loser and are holding her joint ... Read More »

Edo: Appeal Court upholds Obaseki’s electoral victory

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot change the truth that he won the state’s governorship election held on September 28, 2016. The governor was reacting to Friday’s verdict of the Court of Appeal which upheld his election and dismissed the appeal of the PDP. He declared his readiness to meet the ... Read More »