More revelations on Delta community land tussle

Ned Nwoko …Eziashi backs Ned Nwoko, Aligbe challenges them, points the way out Today, we conclude the first part of our report on the land tussle tearing Udumuje-Ugboko, a Delta community apart. For over five years, since 2015, the crisis that has engulfed the people of Idumuje-Ugboko, a quiet suburb in the Aniocha North Local Government …

Breaking: I’m still studying results; will announce my next move – Ize-Iyamu

Ize-Iyamu By Nwafor Sunday Hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Godwin Obaseki, winner of Saturday’s gubernatorial election, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Sunday said “he is studying the results’, noting that he would announce his next move. Ize-Iyamu had …

CSR: Dangote Cement commits N4bn to projects in Ogun communities

Dangote Cement Plc, says it has committed over N4 billion into various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in its 14 host communities in Yewa land in Ogun. The company made this known in a statement signed by the Media and Community Relations Manager of Dangote Industries Limited, Mr Francis Awowole-Browne, on Sunday. “Since the inception …

How Popular Lekki Pastor, Omashola predicted Obaseki’s win

The social media space has been agog following the result of the governorship election in Edo State, particularly the accuracy of a prophesy earlier given by a renown Lagos Pastor, Chris Omashola. The Nigerian Clergyman, who is the General Overseer Of Zionwealth Church, Lekki, had last month asked Nigerians to call him a fake prophet if …

Arewa Youths have lost a father, counsellor

Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) …Say Emir Idris was a stabilizing factor By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Leadership of the Arewa Youth Forum, AYF, has said that the death of His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr) Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zazzau will be deeply felt because he was a stabilizing factor. National President of AYF, Alhaji Gambo Ibrahim Gujungu …

Saraki reacts to Obaseki’s victory, Ize-Iyamu’s defeat

I congratulate my friend and brother, Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election as the Governor of Edo State. The result of the Edo gubernatorial election represents the true wish of the people who stood firmly behind their Governor against power mongers who were determined to foist their choice on the people. It represents the will of …

Edo Election: This victory is historic; it’s a lesson for leaders – PDP

The PDP congratulates the people of Edo state on the re-election of their choice leader, Governor Godwin Obaseki, on the platform of our party. This victory, as won by the people, is historic and serves as a strong, viable and unambiguous lesson to leaders. Our party celebrates the resilience and courage exhibited by the people …

Obaseki’s victory: Triumph of democracy, rejection of imposition- PDP governors

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State By Dirisu Yakubu Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, have described the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s victory in Saturday’s election as a triumph of democracy and rejection of imposition of candidates. In a statement signed by chairman, PDP Governors’ Forum and governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal, …

Edo Election: Nwobodo congratulates Obaseki, Wike, Buhari

By Dennis Agbo ELDERSTATESMAN, Senator Jim Nwobodo has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state for emerging victorious in last Saturday’s election. Nwobodo also said that Rivers state Governor, Nysome Wike deserves commendation for his courage in defying intimidations. He also gave tribute to President Muhammadu Buhari for creating a level playing ground for the …

Insecurity: We’re tired of excuses from service chiefs, North East elders lament

A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc By Joseph Erunke – Abuja Elders from the North East have expressed worries over the worsening security situation in the country, saying excuses being tendered by the service …

Ganduje: 49 CSOs accuse Police of alleged harassment of female lawyer

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Civil Society Organisations, CSOs numbering 49, weekend, accused Nigerian Police Force on alleged harassment of a lawyer, Sai’da Sa’ad, based in Kano, over alleged short audio clip released on Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on alleged moves to make money out of COVID-19 pandemic, which they demanded stop to her …

COVID-19: Africa needs urgent trade finance boost, says report

Africa needs urgent financing to re-energise its trade in the continent in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a joint report has stated. This is according to the latest trade finance report, jointly released by the African Development Bank (AfDB), and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), on Sunday. The report, titled: “Trade Finance in Africa: …

Gov. Sule orders immediate evacuation of victims, donates relief materials

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule By David Odama – Lafia Over 200 houses have been submerged, worship centers,  schools, clinics and shops were not spared as they were ravaged by flood in Nasarawa local government area of Nasarawa state Sunday. Speaking at the scene of the incident, the state Governor Abdullahi Sule ordered for the immediate …

Ganduje: 49 CSOs accuse Police on alleged harassment of female lawyer

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Civil Society Organisations, CSOs numbering 49, weekend, accused Nigerian Police Force on alleged harassment of a lawyer, Sai’da Sa’ad, based in Kano, over alleged short audio clip released on Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on alleged moves to make money out of COVID-19 pandemic, which they demanded stop to her …

Edo: PDP, Obi congratulate Obaseki

Jubilant PDP supporters flood Edo streets As Secondus urges Buhari to sign electoral bill into law By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, deputy governor, Philip Shaibu for their victory in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll, describing the victory as historic. Obaseki, who flew the flag of the PDP polled …

SEA debuts with ‘Mendem’

Having honed his music skills while listening to music heavyweights including 2Baba, Burna Boy, Psquare, Bob Marley, Rodey Ricch, among others, afro-beat/afro-pop music singer, Mbadike Obinna, a.k.a SEA, has released his debut single titled ‘Mendem’, under Bandz Media, produced by Yebo4life, mixed and mastered by STG, with visuals by Marvin. Speaking on the inspiration behind the …

Sheikh Waziri: Security expert with interest of Nigerians at heart

As the population of Nigeria grows frequently, so do the industries involved in the nation’s achievements. One can say as each day comes; it comes with a lot and asides from the persistent economic crisis the nation faces year in year out, security should be least of a citizen’s worries. But in Nigeria, reverse is the …