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FG spends N3.5m monthly to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, yesterday revealed that the Federal Government spends as much as N3.5 million a month to feed detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shi’ites, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. FG spends N3.5m monthly to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky – Lai

What PDP will do for Tony Anenih – Secondus

The National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has revealed what the party will do for its late former Chairman, Board of Trustee, BoT, Chief Tony Anenih. Secondus said the party will immortalize the former Minister of Works, who passed on

PDP reacts to alleged detention of Oshiomhole by DSS over bribery

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, should be probed and made to face the full wrath of the law over allegations of him receiving bribes during the party’s recent primaries. Secretary, Edo State

Why Buhari cannot be trusted on new minimum wage – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be trusted to implement the ‘new’ minimum wage of N30, 000 the tripartite committee recently pushed forward to the federal government, Premium Times reports. In a statement

APC reacts to alleged Oshiomhole detention by DSS over bribery

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it is not aware of its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole detention by the Department of State Security, DSS, Daily Post reports. The national spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, who described the report of Oshiomhole’s ordeal with the

Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins election in Nevada, U.S.

Brothel owner Dennis Hof has won an election to Nevada’s State Assembly three weeks after his death. Mr Hof ran as an outspoken Republican for Nevada’s Assembly District 36 before his death at the age of 72. Dead brothel owner Dennis Hof wins election in

DSS allegedly pressurises Adams Oshiomhole to resign after arrest

The Department of state Security Services, DSS have allegedly pressurized the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole to resign. According to the Cable, Oshiomhole was briefly detained by on Sunday by the security agency. DSS allegedly pressurises Adams Oshiomhole to

2019: SDP mocks Abia PDP, says defectors not their members

The Social Democratic Party,(SDP), has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia state over the defection of its chairman in Umunneochi Local Government Area of the state, Mr. Daniel Okorofaor, to the ruling party in the state. DAILY POST had reported that Okorofaor led

Buhari has not endorsed N30,000 minimum wage – Presidency

The Presidency has frowned at reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed N30,000 as the new minimum wage of the country. According to a report by Vanguardngr, the Presidency frowned at the misinterpretation of Buhari’s remarks when he received the report of the Tripartite Committee

Akpabio attacks PDP again, gives reasons

A former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has insisted that the People Democratic Party, PDP, did nothing to improve the welfare of Nigerians during its 16 years in power. Akpabio, a former governor of Akwa Ibom State made the remark during the official

Ted Cruz wins tight Senate race against Beto O’Rourke

Ted Cruz has reportedly defeated Democratic opponent Beto O’Rourke in Texas, securing another term as senator for the Lone Star state. Voters in Texas have backed incumbent Republican Ted Cruz who has beaten progressive Democrat Beto O’Rourke in a tight race for Senate. The Republican

Democrats win back House, Republicans hold Senate

Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives, as the Republicans held on to the senate, in yesterdays midterms election. Democrats won control of the U.S House of Representatives on Tuesday, riding a wave of energy generated in opposition to President Trump from his

Buhari’s integrity genuine – APC spokesman

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity has remained without stain because he has not diverted public funds into private pockets since assuming office in 2015. Issa Onilu stated this on Tuesday in a

I’m depressed by killings in Nigeria – Buhari

President Buhari, yesterday, said that he was depressed by the killings in the country, appealing to Nigerians to learn to live together in peace and harmony. This is as Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has warned that any traditional or religious leader that protects

Men shouldn’t cook – Uganda President Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni came under fire Monday for saying he had not stepped into the kitchen since he got married, and that he believes that other men shouldn’t cook as well as it’s not a man’s role to do so. Men shouldn’t cook –