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Ex-Bayelsa governor, Alamieyeseigha is dead

Late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha

Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha,former Nigerian air force officer and former Bayelsa State governor, is dead. He died today in Port Harcourt, of cardiac arrest, according to reports. Born on 16 November, 1952. Alamieyeseigha, 63, was said to have died at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital where we was receiving medical attention. Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, […]

Buruji Kashamu sacked from Senate

Buruji Kashamu: sacked from senate

The Election Tribunal in Ogun State has nullified the election of alleged US wanted drug baron, Buruji Kashamu. The tribunal made the decision today in Abeokuta and ordered a rerun in 110 polling units, where irregularities were established. Indications that the Tribunal would arrive at this conclusion were foreshadowed in the cancellation of the election […]

Ogun Update: PDP loses House of Reps seat

Aremo Adesegun Adekoya Abdel-Majid: election cancelled

Aremo Adekoya Adesegun Abdel-Majid, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic candidate in the 28 March House of Representatives election in Ogun state, has lost his seat. The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta in Ogun state, cancelled his election today. Adesegun Abdel-Majid, 54 years old represented Ijebu East, Ijebu North and Ogun Waterside constituency. Justice […]

Diezani Alison-Madueke has cancer, goes for surgery: Family

Diezani Alison-Madueke

Nigeria’s former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has cancer, the family’s lawyer confirmed. In a statement meant to debunk a rash of publications about her and the family, following her arrest by UK’s National Crime Agency last week, Oscar M Onwudiwe, a barrister acting for the family, disclosed that Diezani “has been receiving treatment for cancer […]

Breaking News: Gaidam in Yobe under Boko Haram attack

Nigerian soldiers

Nigerian soldiers are now battling the Boko Haram militants in Gaidam local council area of Yobe state, after an invasion by the terrorists. Information is still scanty. But the invasion comes same day that the terrorists released a video, claiming that they are still as potent as ever and that claims by Nigeria’s military of […]

No alternative to Buhari now, says Obasanjo

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria: owns Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has no alternative for now,calling on all hands to be on deck in giving the necessary support to provide the “change” the country desired. He said irrespective of people’s view about him on the present administration, he would […]

Buratai, army chief survives Boko Haram ambush

Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja It was a narrow escape for Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS ), Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Saturday as his convoy was ambushed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen while going from Maiduguri to Dikwa, near the border with Cameroon. Colonel Sani usman, in a statement narrating the encounter said the the […]

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