Nigerian govt speaks on extension of 200,000 N-Power volunteers

Afolabi Imoukhuede, a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhar on Job Creation, has said extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones. Imoukhuede made the clarification while featuring on ‘Guest of the Week’ on OSRC TV on Thursday in Akure,…

Details of Atiku, Saraki, Ikimi, Oyinlola’s meeting with 43 party chairmen emerge

The consensus candidate of some opposition parties and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has met with national chairmen of 43 political parties on Friday. Also in attendance were the Senate President and DG of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Bukola Saraki, Olagunsoye Onyinlola, Tom Ikimi, Kawu Baraje,…

JAMB commences 2019/2020 UTME registration in January

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has confirmed it will commence registration for the 2019/ 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in January. The Chairman of the governing Board, Dr. Emmanuel Ndukwe announced the new date to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, during a ceremony to celebrate some staff of the board who retired…

APC crisis: Learn how to talk – Gov. Okorocha attacks Oshiomhole

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole needs to learn how to talk in a way that will dignify the party. Okorocha said this while lambasting the APC Chairman over his comments against some leaders of the ruling party. Recall that Oshiomhole…

I have a license to carry a gun — Singer Small Doctor

Singer Small Doctor who was over the weekend arrested for ‘illegal possession’ of firearms has revealed that he has a license to carry a gun, thus saying that his arrest by the Lagos State police was a case of misunderstanding. Recall the singer was arrested a few days ago for ‘illegal possession’ of firearms and…

Dogara swears in three APC lawmakers

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three lawmakers elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the House. The oath of office was administered on the new lawmakers by the Speaker on Wednesday. The new members are: Yusuf Nuhu (Bauchi, Toro Federal Constituency), Tunji Olawuyi (Kwara,…

How Buhari can prove he’s not ‘Jubril’ from Sudan – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has disclosed how President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, can proved he was not cloned. There had been insinuations that Buhari was replaced with one Jubril from Sudan. Responding to the claim, Buhari, while in Poland, said that he is real and not cloned. However,…

Nigeria’s secret service arrest ‘fake first lady’

A woman who used various false identities to gain access to Nigeria’s presidential complex to allegedly run business scams has been arrested. The secret service said Amina Mohammed initially posed as Kogi state’s first lady to gain entry to the presidential villa in the capital, Abuja. She then allegedly invited people to the villa making…