Today's Headlines: Gunmen Enter Abuja Community, Kidnap 4; 18 Dead, 12 Injured In Kano Accident
Gunmen storm Abuja community, kidnap four Armed men in the early hours of Saturday invaded the Mashafa area of Mpape in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The gunmen, our correspondent gathered, abducted no fewer than four residents during the operation that lasted for about an hour.
Today’s Headlines: Tinubu Appoints Gbaja As CoS, Akume As SGF; Letter of my Resignation Is Fake, I Remain Ondo Assembly Speaker, Oleyelogun
Photo Credit: Google. Tinubu appoints Gbajabiamila as chief of staff, Akume is SGF. News Credit: The Guardian Nigeria. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed House of Representatives speaker Femi Gbajabiamila as chief of staff. Gbajabiamila’s appointment contains in a statement by State House spokesman, Abiodun Oladunjoye.
Today's Headlines:Court Adjourns APM Suit To June 9;Tinubu Biting The Bullet From Day One
Court Adjourns APM Suit To June 9_Tinubu Photo Credit:Punch Newspapers The Presidential Election Petition Court has adjourned to Friday, May 9, 2023, the continuation of the hearing of the petition by the Allied Peoples Movement. The court made the decision at the instance of the petitioners, who requested more time to take a stance on the status of their petition.
Today's Headlines:No N4bn Fraud Allegation Was Raised By EFCC–Fayemi;Ondo Speaker Resigns
No N4bn Fraud Allegation Was Raised By EFCC–Fayemi Photo Credit:Vanguard Newspaper The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has refuted claims that he is under probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over an alleged N4bn fraud. A statement on Friday by the Head of the Fayemi Media Office, Abuja, Mallam Ahmad Sajoh, said during Fayemi’s visit to the EFCC, “no such allegation was raised during his conversation” with officials of the anti-graft agency.
Today's Headlines: Subsidy: Be Patient With Tinubu, Oluwo To Nigerians; UK Govt Launches Legal Battle Over Boris Johnson Covid Era Whatsapp Messages
Subsidy: Be patient with Tinubu, Oluwo urges Nigerians Photo Credit: Punch Newspaper Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has called on Nigerians to exercise patience with President, Bola Tinubu, regarding the removal of subsidy on petrol. The royal father in a statement by his press secretary, Alli Ibrahim, obtained in Osogbo on Friday, explained that subsidy removal was a move to stop enriching a few individuals at the expense of the Nigerian masses.
Today's Headlines: Tinubu Holds Talks With Makinde, Wike, Ibori, President Tinubu Meets APC Govs
Tinubu holds talks with Makinde, Wike, Ibori Photo Credit: The Nation Nigeria President Bola Tinubu is in a meeting with Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde, immediate past Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike and a former Delta Governor James Ibori. The visitors, who walked in at around 4:25pm, came about the time the Chief Executive Officer of Access Holding Plc, Mr Herbert Wigwe, who had been to the President’s office, was walking out.
Ondo House Of Assembly: I Have Not Resigned As Speaker, Says Hon Oleyelogun
Honourable Bamidele Oloyelogun has said that reports making the rounds suggesting that he has resigned as Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, are all false. Channels TV report that, In a statement on Friday, the lawmaker said the purported letter of resignation which is in circulation is the handiwork of the fifth columists who are bent on throwing Ondo State into anarchy, particularly the House of Assembly. “The purported resignation is no doubt the the figment of the imagination of the peddlers
Today's Headlines:I'll Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me Bode;Tribunal To Decides Gbadebo Fate Today
I Will Work For Tinubu If He Invited Me_Bode Photo Credit:Leadership News A former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has said he will gladly work with the administration of President Bola Tinubu if invited to contribute his quota to nation-building.
Today's Headlines: PDP Is Government-In-Waiting, Atiku Tells Lawmakers-Elect; Oladiji Emerges Ondo Assembly Speaker
PDP is government-in-waiting – Atiku The presidential candidate of the the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar said the PDP is “government-in-waiting.” Atiku stated this while speaking at a retreat organised for PDP lawmakers-elect in Bauchi state on Saturday. He said the party members must remain hopeful while waiting for the resolution of the dispute at the presidential election petition tribunal.
Armed security agents lay siege at Ondo Assmebly over Speaker's alleged resignation
According to information obtained by THE NATION, the Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Hon. Olugbenga Omole, has stated that armed security personnel have been dispatched to the assembly complex in response to the recent incident. It was learned that the turmoil in the Ondo Assembly complex may not be unconnected with the claimed plans by the outgoing members of the Assembly to impeach the outgoing Speaker, Hon.
Today's Headlines: I’m Still Abia APGA Chairman — Ukaegbu, Oladiji Emerges Ondo Assembly Speaker
I’m Still Abia APGA Chairman — Ukaegbu A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Prince Nnanna Ukaegbu, has said that he remains the chairman of the party in the State, stressing that he isn’t aware of any state congress to elect new officers of the party.
Today's Headlines: Akeredolu Is Alive — Ondo Govt, Bauchi Gov Elected PDP Governors’ Forum Chairman
Akeredolu is alive — Ondo govt Ondo state government weekend asked Nigerians to ignore the rumour of the demise of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. Speculations were rife that the governor who had been indisposed for a while, passed on this morning. But the state information and Orientation Commissioner, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, in a statement in Akure, made the clarification.
Breaking: Ondo State House Of Assembly Speaker Resigns
According to PunchNews, Ondo State House of Assembly Speaker Bamidele Oloyeloogun has resigned as head of the state Legislature. This development came a few days before the end of the ninth assembly. The Speaker's resignation was contained on a letterhead from the House of Representatives, signed and addressed to the Secretary of the House, dated 06/01/2023.
Today's Headlines: Obi Tenders 136 Exhibits From Lagos, Edo, 4 Other States; Ondo Speaker Resigns
Obi Tenders 136 Exhibits From Lagos, Edo, 4 Other States Photo Credit:Vanguard Newspapers Candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Mr Peter Obi, who alleged that the 2023 presidential election was rigged, on Friday, tendered before the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, sitting in Abuja, 136 additional exhibits to support his claim.
I’ve not resigned my position as Ondo Speaker — Oleyelogun
The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Bamidele Oleyelogun, has debunked rumour making the rounds that he has resigned. Oleyelogun in a statement on Friday said the purported letter of his resignation in circulation was the “handiwork of the fifth columnists.” "The alleged letter of resignation that is making the rounds was written by fifth columnists, who are determined to destabilise Ondo State, especially the House of Assembly. The alleged resignation is undoubtedly a fabrication of the peddlers
Speaker of Ondo Assembly, Rt. Honourable Bamidele Oleyeloogun Denies Resignation Letter
The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Honourable Bamidele Oleyeloogun has denied the purported resignation letter from the position of the Speakership ascribed to him. According to Punch Newspapers, Oleyeloogun made this known following a purported resignation letter ascribed to him. The purported Oleyeloogun"s resignation letter was said to have been contained in a letterhead of the House, signed and addressed to the Clerk of the House, dated 1st June, 2023.
Today's Headlines:Oyo Police Declare Auxiliary Wanted;Ondo Speaker Denies Resignation_Letter Fake
Oyo Police Declare Auxiliary Wanted Photo Credit:Punch Newspapers The Oyo State Police Command, on Friday, declared the leader of the disbanded Parks Management System, Mukaila Lamidi popularly called Auxillary, wanted. The PUNCH Metro had reported that one of Auxillary’s houses in Ibadan was raided on Tuesday.
Today's Headlines:1.8 Billion Litres Petrol Available–NNPCL;Ondo Speaker Resigns
1.8 billion Litres Petrol Available – NNPCL Photo Credit:Vanguard Newspapers The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPCL said a total of 1.8 billion litres petrol are available, adding that the fuel queues being witnessed across the country will not exceed Saturday (3rd June). The NNPCL’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Mele Kyari, disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television in Abuja on Thursday.
Ondo Speaker resigned from his position as the head of the state legislative arm
Photo showing Bamidele Oloyeloogun, The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly. The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oloyeloogun, has resigned from his position as the body's top elected representative. This breakthrough took place a few days before the ninth Assembly's expiration.
Today’s Headlines:Speakership race: Greater Majority Group meets Gbajabiamila, I’ll be at Presidential Petition Court on Friday – Lamidi Apapa vows.
Speakership race: Greater Majority Group meets Gbajabiamila. News Credit: Nigerian Tribune. In furtherance of his quest to ensure that the emergent 10th Assembly of the House of Representatives does not take off on a turbulent note, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday met with leaders of the Greater Majority.