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A Popular musician and founder of Our Mumu don do, Charles Oputa, and millons of other activists have asked that the last governorship election in Osun state be probed  to shed light on  incidents of inducements,  voters harassment and manipulation of figures which were allegedly rampant during the re-run election held on the 27th of September. They made their opinion known at a Colloquium organised by the Oodua Youth Development Initiative and the Virtues Unlimited Restorative Justice Initiative in Osogbo on Monday. Speakers at the event duly stressed lack of transparency, harassment of observers and Media Men, failure of card readers as some of the incidents which marred the exercise declared to have been won by the All Progressive Congress candidate, Gboyega Oyetola.While reviewing the last election, Mr Oputa said Nigerians owe it a duty to the next generation to make sure that elections reflect the true wishes of the people and that citizens rise up to resist manipulations by elec…
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2019: Group launches #PickupUrCard campaign, urges youth to shun violence

A group, Intellectual Patriotic Youth Forum (IPYF) has called on Nigerian youths to resist attempts by undemocratic politicians to engage them in election violence, thuggery and incitement ahead of the 2019 general elections.The group, also launched a campaign to encourage eligible registered voters to pickup their permanent voters card (PVC) which will enable them to participate in voting during the 2019 elections.In a statement by its National Secretary Ambassador Bello Lawan, obtained by newsmen, the group advised politicians to abide by the campaign rules outlined by the Independent National Electoral Commission.“It is our utmost concern that the well-being of Nigerians and continues sustainable coexistence of Nigeria as indivisible entity beyond 2019 General election, as Nigeria is bigger than any individual or political party, hence we deem it necessary to call on all individuals, groups, particularly political parties and political elite to be caution of their utterance as poli…

“Wasteful” – Atiku attacks Buhari over $500,000 donation to Guinea Bissau

Below is a Press statement from the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar;“Recently, we had cause to counsel the Buhari administration to be more prudent with national resources after the government declared its intention to sell national assets built by previous administrations to fund their business as usual 2019 budget.Apparently, rather than give heed to our pro bono patriotic advise, the Buhari administration is persisting in the financial profligacy that has seen them destroy a once thriving economy.In the latest instance, the Buhari government has announced that it is making a $500,000 donation to Guinea Bissau, along with other material donations.Our response is to ask why a nation that has been officially named as the world headquarters for extreme poverty, will donate her resources to others instead of using them to solve pressing domestic problems?This is the same government that is so cash-strapped that it has so far borrowed ₦13 tril…

Imo APC Guber Race : Why Oshiomhole substituted Nwosu's name for Uzodinma linked to 2023 Presidential race

Facts have emerged on why the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole decided to substitute Uche Nwosu name for that of Senator Hope Uzodinma as the party's governorship candidate in Imo state.A party insider says the 2023 Presidential race is the real reason why powerful interests in the APC are keen on cutting down the perceived influence of Governor Rochas Okorocha and his rising profile.With popular sentiment pointing to the likelihood of the party zoning the Presidency to the South East in 2023, the source say all eyes are on Okorocha given his strong friendship with many sitting African Presidents, his Rochas Foundation Colleges across the country and recently his educational scholarships across the African continent coupled with his strong ties to Northern Nigeria.  The speculation is that the leader of the cabal from the South West also wants to take a shot at the Presidency in 2023.So according to the insider,the powerful interests…

2019: Shehu Sani Confirmed As PRP Senatorial Candidate

The Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has confirmed Shehu Sani as its candidate for Kaduna Central senatorial district in the 2019 general election.The chairman, Kaduna State chapter of the party, Tom Maiyashi, disclosed this in a chat with journalists in Kaduna yesterday.Recall that Senator sani recently joined PRP from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after a protracted dispute with his former party’s leadership in the state.Maiyaishi, who revealed that Sani had already been registered as a full member of PRP after his defection to the party, said by joining the party, the outspoken senator has only returned home because his ideology matches that of PRP.His words: “I wish to confirm that he is the candidate that will be contesting under our party for Kaduna Central Senatorial district. He has been fully registered at his ward six Tudun Wada ward in Kaduna South local government Area of the state.‎”Senator Shehu Sani’s ideology has always been that of the PRP, so to us he has…

PHOTOS: Actress Ada Slim Marries Her Caucasian Lover

PHOTOS: Actress Ada Slim marries her Caucasian lover
Nollywood actress Adanne Oronu a.k.a Ada Slim, yesterday walked down the aisle with her white lover,Karl Fredrik Skärgård in Lagos.The wedding ceremony had notable Nigerian celebrities in attendance and Nigerian stylist, Toyin Lawani’s son, Tenor, was one of the kids who played a part at the wedding. The excited groom, Karl Fredrik Skärgård who shared photos from their wedding, wrote;Yesterday I married my first loveAda Slim who has also changed her Instagram handle to Ada Karl, wrote;THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME UNCONDITIONALLY, WE ARE IN THIS FOREVER ??

Gov Ambode Swears In Five New Permanent Secretaries

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore-in five new permanent secretaries into the state civil service.Addressing the appointees on Monday in Alausa, he charged them to place a high premium on efficient service delivery and work to make the machinery of governance to roll faster in the overall interest of the people.Governor Ambode asked the permanent secretaries to bring their wealth of experience and knowledge to bear in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs),He also told them to go all-out to meet the high expectations of not only the government but the teeming population of the state.“With this appointment, you have all effectively become the accounting officer of your MDAs,” the governor said. “You have been entrusted with a bigger and more sensitive responsibility which will put to test your leadership and managerial skills.


The management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, on Friday finally reviewed downward the increments in students’ fees it announced recently.This followed several criticisms from students, parents and other stakeholders.The institution had through a statement announced that indigenes of Oyo and Osun states were to pay N200,000 while non-indigenes will pay N250,000 from the 2018/19 session.LAUTECH, which is jointly owned by both Oyo and Osun states, was established over two decades ago.The institution it was learnt had made a u-turn by reviewing the new fees downward.The university through a mail addressed to students on Friday from the office of the Registrar, Jacob Agboola, said the school fees had been reviewed downward.While indigenes are now to pay N140,000 per session, non-indigenes on the other hand would pay N170,000.The statement reads, “This is to inform all students that after an extensive and exhaustive consultations with stakeholders, the Gove…

Security: Shehu Sani cautions against trekking solidarity

Sen. Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central has advised anybody in the habit of trekking from one city to Abuja in show of solidarity or opposition to political leadership issue to be security conscious.“Those in the habit of trekking from one city to Abuja in show of solidarity for a presidential candidate or opposition parties should be wary of the security situation along Kaduna-Abuja road’’, he said in his Twitter handle @ShehuSani on Friday.He advised such enthusiasts to seeking advice from the police to make their trekking safer, expressing concern about the safety of citizens on Kaduna-Abuja highway.He was reacting to the killing of the traditional ruler of Adara Kingdom, Maiwada Galadima, Kaduna State, describing the killing as brutal.He said Galadima, his wife, orderly and driver were abducted on Oct. 19; the wife and driver were later released but the kidnappers allegedly killed the traditionally ruler.He appealed to all citizens of Kaduna State to embrace peace, noting tha…

Five Corpers Kidnapped On Their Way To Camp

Some gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped five members of the National Youth Service Corps who were travelling to their orientation camps in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states.Two other passengers on the bus conveying the corps members were also kidnapped.The fresh graduates and the other victims were travelling from Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, to Rivers and Akwa Ibom states where they were billed to undertake their three-week NYSC orientation.They were kidnapped on the Owerri-Port Harcourt Expressway and taken to the Umuapu forest in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State.Briefing journalists after the victims were rescued by the police, the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Imo State Police Command, Dasuki Galadanchi, said the kidnappers established contact with the families of the corps members and demanded N5m ransom.The CP gave the names of the corps members as Abiola Temitope, Olubisi Adekanmi, Jose Temitayo, Folarin Opeyemi and Shonibare Ademola.Other victims were ident…

Wizkid ‘Fever’ video: Tiwa Savage speaks as act stirs controversy

Popular Nigerian Musician, Tiwa Savage, has addressed the chemistry between her and Wizkid in their new erotic music video.The recent video which has sparked reactions online captures a shirtless Wizkid in bed singing, as an erotically dressed Tiwa Savage romances him and they acted out roles of two lovers in bed. reported how Tiwa’s estranged husband, Teebilz described Wizkid as his little brother who can not have sex with his ex-wife, urging anyone with proof that Tiwa and Wizkid had sex to bring it to him.Apparently reacting, however, Tiwa Savage on her Instagram page defended her actions, stressing that her relationship with anyone is not a ‘’community project.’’The Mavin Queen wrote, ‘’Your relationship doesn’t have to make sense to anyone except you and your partner.”It’s not a community project

BREAKING: NYSC Releases Call-Up Letters For Batch ‘C’ 2018 PCMs

The management of the National Youth Service Corps has announced the release of Batch ‘C’ 2018 Call-Up Letters.Prospective Corps Members are therefore directed to login to their accounts on the NYSC online portal to print the Call-Up letters.They are also advised to read the contents of the letters carefully.