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Ize-Iyamu: Sack your governors, senators facing corruption charges, Presidency tells PDP

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Aug. 8, 2020 The Presidency says the Peoples Democratic party must sack its governors and senators facing charges of corruption before criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s endorsement of Edo governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congresss, Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The president had on...

Edo 2020: APC admonishes supporters against violence

By Deborah Coker Benin, Aug. 8, 2020 The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday admonished its supporters in Edo against violence before, during and after the Sept. 19 state governorship election. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, gave the advice in Benin...

Osinbajo visits Ajimobi’s widow, pays tributes to late governor

By Akeem Abas Ibadan, Aug. 8, 2020 Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has described the death of former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi as a major loss to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Nigeria. Osinbajo spoke on Saturday during a condolence visit to the late Ajimobi’s family at...

Ex-minister Babatope, says shattered by Kashamu’s death

By Bolaji Buhari Lagos, Aug. 8, 2020 A chieftain of the main opposition PDP, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, says he is shattered by the death of Sen. Buruji Kashamu. Kashamu, who had an extradition saga with U.S. authorities over alleged drug offences a few years ago,...

Abiodun, Obasanjo mourn Kashamu

By Olawale Jokotoye Abeokuta, Aug. 8, 2020 Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has expressed shock over the death of Sen. Buruji Kashamu on Saturday. A statement issued in Abeokuta by Mr Kunle Somorun, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Abiodun, confirmed that Buruji died in...

Makinde mourns PDP chieftain

By David Adeoye Ibadan, Aug. 8, 2020 Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday urged the people of the state to allow the fear of God prevail in their daily living in order to leave good legacies behind after death. Makinde made the plea...

Edo 2020: Oba of Benin calls for peaceful campaigns, election

By Joy Odigie Benin, Aug. 8, 2020 The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare the 11 has called on political parties participating in the Edo 2020 election to go about their campaigns peacefully. The Royal Majesty made the call when he received a delegation of the All...

Kwara state govt assures traditional rulers of better welfare

By Abdulfatai Beki Ilorin, Aug. 8, 2020 The Kwara Government has assured traditional rulers of better welfare to enable them to perform their role as custodian of traditional values and culture in the state. The State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Aliyu...

Ekiti Speaker condoles with Fakiyesi’s family over death of former lawmaker

By Idowu Gabriel Ado-Ekiti, Aug.,8,2020(NAN) Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye, has condoled with family of the late Kola Fakiyesi over the death of the former lawmaker. Afuye, who described Fakiyesi’s death as a rude shock, noted that the late lawmaker...

Amotekun commander solicits Ondo monarchs’, residents’ support

By Ayodeji Alabi Akure, Aug. 8, 2020 Chief Adetunji Adeleye, Commander, Ondo State Security Network Agency, operation Amotekun, has stressed the importance of support and credible information from residents and traditional rulers to ensure adequate service delivery. Naija247news reports that Amotekun is a security outfit based...
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