INEC Releases Full List of Newly Elected Members Of PDP In Zamfara State

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the full list of elected candidates in Zamfara state following the judgement of the Supreme Court. INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday.  GOVERNORSHIP     Bello Matawalle DEPUTY GOVERNORSHIP     Mahdi Gusau SENATE     Ya’u Sahabi,      Zamfara north    Mohammed Hassan, Zamfara central    Lawani Hassan,         Zamfara West HOUSE OF REPS     Umar Dan-Galadima – Kaura-Namoda/Birnin Magaji federal constituency     Bello Hassan Shinkafi – Shinkafi/Zurmi federal constituency     Kabiru Amadu – Gusau/Tsafe federal constituency     Shehu…

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Why FG suspended Nigeria Air -Ameachi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, said the Federal Executive Council was ‘divided’ on the modalities for the establishment of the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air, hence its inability to take off. The minister disclosed this in Abuja, during a valedictory press briefing. Mr Amaechi was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, who will commence his second tenure on May 29. Mr Amaechi noted that the project of establishing a national carrier had not been abandoned even though the members of the federal cabinet ”have different beliefs as regards…

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HON. MINISTER, PLEASE SAVE NAN FROM IMMINENT COLLAPSE, PROBE AGENCY NOW! -Labour

The Secretary to the Government of Federation Abuja, Sir, The four labour unions in NAN met to review the tenure of our outgoing MD, came out with an assessment and resolved that Mr Bayo Onanuga is incompetent in managing the affairs of the agency in the last three years. He is the worst and most corrupt manager in the history of the agency. The unions noted with regrets massive diversion of government revenue that is being siphoned through the NAN Bizcom which had a separate account aside the approved TSA,…

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‘Stop calling Beyonce an icon, she is not’ – Dionne Warwick

Legendary singer Dionne Warwick is of the opinion that multi-award winning singer Beyonce is not an icon as people term her to be. Warwick made this known while speaking in an interview withEssence. The iconic singer said; “Not yet…I don’t know if 10 years from now, anybody can actually sing the songs of our babies today. That’s not, as you guys say, ‘throwing shade,’ it’s looking at it with reality.” “I have an admiration for Beyoncé Knowles, Carter now. Watching her growth has been quite refreshing. It’s wonderful to see…

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Apapa gridlock: LASTMA begins “Operation Totality Enforcement”

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is to begin ‘’Operation Totality Enforcement’’ to ensure timely implementation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that trucks parking on Apapa roads should vacate with 72 hours. Mr Chris Olakpe, the Chief Executive Officer of LASTMA, made the disclosure on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The President had said that the vacation would help in clearing the gridlock in Apapa and its environs and help in restoring law and order in the area. The vacation notice was issued on…

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Magu drags online media 247Ureport to court, seeks N5bn damages for libel

 Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday dragged 247Ureport, an online media and its Editor-In-Chief to court, demanding N5 billion in damages. The suit was over a libelous  publication made on May 21, 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the said report read:  “Buhiari holds secret talk with Sheriff to push for 2019 EFCC Chairman’s Guber ambition.” NAN also gathered that the said report contradicted the will of the acting chairman of the EFCC, who hails from Borno and that there…

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Jonathan gets new appointment

NAN Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson Friday appointed former President Goodluck Jonathan as honorary Special Adviser on the Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Board. Speaking at the formal launching of the trust fund in Yenagoa, Dickson appealed to Jonathan to use his influence to attract donations to the fund. He said: “Let me commend our leader, the former president for his educational strides during his time as the governor of this state, he laid the solid foundation for our educational system that is why I have the honour to appoint him…

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