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Kogi poll tragic twist: Prince Audu declared dead

Abubakar Audu, APC's governorship candidate in Kogi State declared dead

The governorship election in the central Nigerian state of Kogi has ended with double twists, one of which was tragic. The APC governorship candidate, Prince Abubakar Audu, who was waiting to be declared the winner of the election, has instead been declared dead. He was said to have had a massive stroke around 3.10 pm […]

$5.2b fine: MTN denies asking for staggered payment

Phuthuma Nhleko, new chief executive of MTN

South African mobile phone firm MTN Group denied on Sunday that it has asked the Nigerian authorities to be allowed to pay by instalments a $5.2 billion fine due on Monday. “MTN refutes claims that we have arrived at any agreement of staggered payment of the fine. We caution against information from any source outside […]

Supreme Court suspends Saraki’s trial at CCT

Senate President, Bukola Saraki

The Supreme Court this morning halted further proceedings in the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal pending the determination of the appeal filed before the court. Justice John Fabiyi leading a five-man panel of the court made the order today, after the Federal Government’s counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), […]

Ile-Ife gets a new king: Adeyeye Ogunwusi

Oba  Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

A new king has been unveiled for the Yoruba town of Ile-Ife, in Osun State. He is Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of the Giesi ruling house and a holder of Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from the Polytechnic Ibadan. He is 40 years old. According to a 24 October 2015 statement, entitled “Appointment of a […]

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 […]

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