Drama As Festus Keyamo Trades Words With NASS Members

The Minister of State for Labour, Employment and Productivity, Mr Festus Keyamo, traded words with members of the National Assembly on Tuesday over the National Directorate of Employment recruitment exercise. Trouble started when the Director-General of the NDE, Mr. Nasiru Ladan, could not defend the N52 billion budgeted for the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians under the NDE. The minister said his ministry was asked to supervise the recruitments by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). But the federal lawmakers disagreed with Keyamo. Keyamo was asked by the lawmakers to…

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Stolen N100m: DHQ Has Failed To Indict 5 Soldiers After Months

The Nigerian Army has yet to apprehend five runaway soldiers attached to the 8 Division, Sokoto State, who fled with over N100m operational money since July 2019. A top source alleged that the soldiers were being shielded by some forces within and outside the army. The personnel were identified as Corporal Gabriel Oluwaniyi, Corporal Mohammed Aminu, Corporal Haruna, Oluji Joshua and Hayatudeen O. Already, a General Court Martial which sat in Abuja and presided over by the Nigerian Army Chief of Policy and Plans, Lt Gen Lamidi Adeosun, on June…

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APC Crisis: Oshiomhole, Others To Face Expulsion Over Court Cases

The party has resorted in expelling any member that engaged in court cases against the Decisions of NEC. Buhari Says the Governors of the party will determine the next Chairman. The NEC still stands on dissolving the NWC. Members of the dissolved Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress risk being expelled from the party should they go ahead with their threat to consider a legal action against the party on account of their removal from office on Thursday. The Emage gathered in Abuja on Friday that…

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Edo Polls: Gov Obaseki Emerges Unopposed, To Face Ize-Iyamu

the Edo state Governor had in the past weeks faced key opposition to his re-election bid in the next gubernatorial polls. the ruling party APC decline him the opportunity of contesting the poll via their platform. Obaseki Joined PDP where he eventually became the party’s flag bearer unopposed. However, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, of the Peoples Democratic Party will face his major contender from the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the September 19 governorship election in the state. This follows the withdrawal of all the three…

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NCC Bans 33.75 Inactive Phone Numbers In Nigeria

the agency has laid down regulations on GSM lines. the commission frowns at illegal registration of SIM card by illicit agent services. Consequently, the Nigerian Communications Commission has withdrawn 33.75 million telephone numbers from telecoms companies who are former licensees of the regulator. The commission also returned 7.49 million telephone lines to Nigerian Telecommunications Limited and three other telecom operators, a document on the national numbering plan of NCC released on Thursday stated. Some of the defunct mobile operators whose phone lines were withdrawn include Cyancom Ltd former MTS 1st…

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Oshiomhole Dares Buhari, Says NEC Meeting Illegal

Comrade Adams was sacked by Court of Appeal. The NEC dissolves all party seats in a meeting attended some chieftains and president Buhari in attendance. Eighteen members of the All Progressives Congress National Working Committee loyal to the party’s sacked National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday, insisted that the APC National Executive Committee meeting attended by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was illegal. The NWC members, who said this in a statement signed by the acting National Chairman, Hillard Eta, and the acting National Secretary, Waziri Bulama, stated…

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PDP Primaries: Governor Bala Mohammed Arrives Edo State

the PDP is Set to conduct the Edo state primaries slated for today. Governor Obaseki is highly favoured to emerge the party’s Flag bearer. As the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship primary kicks off in Edo State today, some top members of the party have started arriving in the state to observe the process. Among those on ground is the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, who came into the state on Wednesday night. The primary election, which was earlier slated for June 19 and 20,had been moved to June 23…

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Edo Elections: Court Grant Hearing Seeking To Halt Governor Obaseki In PDP Primaries

the Edo state Governor recently decamped from the APC To PDP with the hope of clinching the party’s nomination against the upcoming gubernatorial elections. Some party chief of PDP had instituted a legal challenge to reframe Governor Obaseki from contesting on the platform of the party. Obaseki has favoured never to be tired and insisted he will kick out godfatherism from the state. The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has granted a request for an accelerated hearing of the suit seeking to bar Governor…

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Police Seal Off APC Headquarter In Abuja

The ongoing crisis rocking the ruling party took a different dimension this week. The NWC disbanded Victor Giadom led Executive Council. Party chieftains in Ondo and Edo state respectively Resigns from the APC. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole accepts the verdict of the Court of Appeal which upheld his Suspension as the national chairman. Consequently, the Nigeria Police Force has sealed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. According to information gathered by Channels Television, the seal-off was…

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Reason For Senate President And President Buhari Meeting Revealed

Senator Lawan met with President Buhari Behind closed doors. The Meeting were perseceived to be as to the lingering Crisis in the APC and upheaval across the country. President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Sunday, met behind closed door at the State House in Abuja. The Senate President revealed this in a tweet on his official handle where he noted that they discussed the crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as well as national security among other issues. According to Senator Lawan, the party will…

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Rivers State Court Ban Giadom As Acting Chairman

Victor Giadom has violated the party’s zoning formula. Giadom has lead siege on the party chairmanship position. Court in Abuja Affirms him authentic person for the seat. Another twist is emerging in the leadership controversy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after a Rivers State High Court on Friday, granted an ex parte order restraining Mr Victor Giadom from parading himself as national chairman of the party. Justice Florence Fibresima ruled that Mr Giadom is not qualified to act as chairman, having resigned as the APC Deputy National Secretary in…

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Just In: Oshiomhole Ward Suspension Lifted

The embattled national chairman of the APC was suspended by Court of Appeal. The APC has been Experiencing internal crisis since the Suspension of Comrade Adams. The Executives of the All Progressives Congress, Ward 10, Esako Local Government Area of Edo State, have lifted the suspension earlier placed on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole. The APC National Vice Chairman (South South), Hilliard Eta, announced this at a briefing in Abuja, on Saturday. He said the party’s National Secretariat has received notification of the resolution by…

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Nigerian Government Too Ambiguous, Need For National Debate- Prof Osinbajo

Nigerian system of administration is too violatile and expensive to run. There is Need for a review on the government nature and pattern of enforcement of policies through a national confab. The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria needs a national debate to examine the issues around the size and cost of governance, which has often been described as expensive and unsustainable. He explained that it could be difficult for the government to do something about its cost by itself but that it is something that must be done.…

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Edo Polls: PDP Causus Backed Obaseki/Shaibu Ticket

Deputy Governor Of Edo gets PDP nomination forms. PDP aspirants kicks never To back off from gubernatorial race. APC says she never misses the departure of Governor Obaseki and factions. Atiku, Wike instrumental for Obaseki’s departure to the PDP. Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will be allowed to run with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party if he (Obaseki) emerges winner at the PDP primary slated for Tuesday, June 23, in Benin, Edo State, Emage News has learnt. It was gathered that this was…

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Breaking: FG Releases N4.5bn For Striking Doctors

NMA had embarked on a nationwide strike. The striking Doctors have expressed dissatisfaction on the payments of their hazardous allowances. NMA Alleged most state governments of frustrating the union. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, on Friday, disclosed that the Federal Government has released N4.5bn to 31 federal teaching hospitals and medical centres nationwide. He said the sum covered hazard and inducement allowances of striking doctors for April and May. Ngige disclosed this to State House correspondents shortly after he, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; and…

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APC Crisis: Court Upholds Giadom Seat

Giadom faction has lead siege the party’s secretariat and appointed key stakeholders. A replacement for the party’s National Secretary is to be shuffled for. Sentor Ajimobi camp had desoloved the panel report on Edo Elections. The two factions of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday continued their battles for the control of the party. The APC Deputy National Secretary, Victor Giadom, who, on Wednesday, declared himself as the acting national chairman after the Court of Appeal suspended the substantive Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday obtained a court order affirming him…

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Oshiomhole: My Lawyers Will Determine My Next Actions

The embattled Former National Chairman Of the APC have been facing series of court cases as to regarding is genuineness on the seat. Fluid between Governor Obaseki and Comrade Adams Oshiomhole got worsen when the Court of Appeal upheld is Suspension from the party’s chairmanship position. The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the court’s verdict which upheld his suspension. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, Oshiomhole noted that his next line of action will…

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Court of Appeal Upholds Comrade Oshiomhole Suspension

The Chairman of APC have been facing some stiff court fixes for some months now. Oshiomhole Suspension took a different turn to the rift between himself and Governor Obaseki. Former governor Oyo State will now act as the party’s chairman. The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as a member and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ruling on the interlocutory appeal filed by Comrade Oshiomhole, the appellate court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court…

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Buhari Tried To Settle Gov. Obaseki, Oshiomhole- Femi Adesina

Rift between Governor Godwin Obaseki and the APC took a different turn as the Governor withdrew his membership from the party. Governor Obaseki maintains he wouldn’t Appeal APC Decisions on his re-election President Buhari in trying to be fair to all tried reaching out to both parties to seek for a way to resolve the impasse between the godfather and his godson as it relates to Edo state, Femi Adesina has disclosed. The presidential spokesperson also revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has been making attempts at reconciling Governor Godwin Obaseki…

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Governor Godwin Obaseki Quits APC

The tussle between Governor Godwin Obaseki and All Progressive Congress took a different turn as the embattled governor took to his official Twitter account to announce resignation from the political party ahead of the Edo gubernatorial elections. It is skeptical as to the next move of the governor but all fingers are pointing to him deflecting the PDP. See tweets below;

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