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    June 12, the New Democracy Day in Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed that, henceforth, the nation’s Democracy Day will be holding on June 12 of every year, as against the current arrangement where the ceremony holds on May 29. Buhari has also resolved to honour the winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, with the highest national honour, Grand Commander of the Federal Republic.The President disclosed this in a statement he signed and made available to journalists.…

    APC Convention: I’ll defeat heavyweight opponents, Oshiomhole boasts

    All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship aspirants and former govermor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that he has solid support based across the country to defeat the three other ‘heavyweights’ contesting against him at the party’s June 23 national convention. Other aspirants in the race with Comrade Oshiomhole included his predecessor Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor, former Cross River governor, Clement Ebri and Chief Ibrahim Emokpaire. Fielding questions from newsmen after co…

    Trap Kitchen

    Trap Kitchen is seeking £500,000 to become the next Nando’s. Dreamt up a year ago by 27 year-old Prince from his mum’s council flat in South London, it’s become a social media sensation, amassing 43,000 Instagram followers. Open on three evenings a week, Prince’s customers park outside his block of flats, place an order for one of three meal-boxes, and wait for their food to be delivered. His Baller’s Combo box costs £20 for spiced lobster tails, prawns, chicken, mac ‘n cheese and a Belgian waff…

    Spain's Rajoy ousted in no-confidence vote, Pedro Sánchez of socialist party to become new PM

    Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has today been ousted in a no-confidence vote and will be replaced by socialist Pedro Sánchez. MPs rose one-by-one to cast their vote in a motion that was triggered by a long-running corruption trial involving members of his centre-right party. Pro-European Sánchez becomes Spain's seventh prime minister since its return to democracy in the 1970s. The vote saw 180 MPs vote in favour of the no-confidence motion in Rajoy, with 169 against and one abste…

    Zonal PPRO Dolapo Badmos Writes Open Letter To SARS Officials

    The Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, has written an open letter to SARS telling the bad eggs in the unit that not all well dressed young men walking on the street are ”Yahoo Yahoo boys” According to her, a lot of the well dressed young men are “hustling” up and down to make ends meet and that the unlawful arrest should be stopped. Read the open letter below: OPEN LETTER TO SARS OPERATIVES.Bad eggs within the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), please be informed that not all…

    $16BN POWER PROJECTS: EFCC BEGINS PROBE OF SUSPECTS

    Following representations made by some civil society groups, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has set machinery in motion to probe the controversy surrounding the $16 billion allegedly spent on power projects during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The anti-graft agency may invite two ex-ministers, former top officials of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), present and past officials of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company and all the…

    2019:Femi Falana to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

    AT THE RIGHT TIME, GOVERNMENT WILL TAKE OVER YOUR UNIVERSITY AND LIBRARY BECAUSE THEY WERE SET UP WITH PUBLIC FUNDS "Our country is undergoing serious crises of governance but we must be very careful so that we do not allow those who destroyed the country, those who ruined the nation to pose as the saviour of our people." “There’s somebody living very close to this place who has been parading himself as the saviour of our people; this guy ruled the country for 11 ½ years cumulatively –…

    Kaduna LG poll: PDP wins Zango, APC wins 10 LGs

    Kafanchan (Kaduna State) – The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship and Councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.The Returning Officer for the election, Mr Danjuma Baye-Luka, announced the results on Sunday morning in Zonkwa. He said that Mr Elias Maza of the PDP scored 55,643 votes to defeat APC’s John Hassan who polled 31,514 votes.The All Progressives Congress however won Soba, Zaria, Lere, Ikara, Makarfi, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Kagarko, K…

    Kaduna LG Poll: PDP wins one, APC wins 10 local govts

    The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won the chairmanship and councillorship election in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Returning Officer for the election, Danjuma Baye-Luka, announced the results on Sunday morning in Zonkwa. He said Elias Maza of the PDP scored 55,643 votes to defeat APC’s John Hassan who polled 31,514 votes. The All Progressives Congress however won Soba, Zaria, Lere, Ikara, Makarfi, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Kaga…