Coronavirus: Pastor Adeboye’s RCCG reacts as governments bans religious gatherings

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has reacted to the ban placed on churches and mosques by the Lagos and Ogun governments on Wednesday. It was reported yesterday that the government of Lagos state placed a ban on all religious gatherings involving over 50 worshippers. The Government took the decision in agreement with religious leaders in the State, following …

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BREAKING: El-Rufai gives Sanusi new appointment days after dethronement by Ganduje

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the appointment of former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, into the board of Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency, KADIPA. Sanusi’s appointment is coming barely 24 hours after he was dethroned by the Kano State Government for disobeying lawful authorities. However, a statement by El-Rufai’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Muyiwa Adekeye, said the …

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Ganduje vs Sanusi: Buhari told to act on Kano saga

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has expressed concern over the dethronement and banishment of former Emir of Kano State, Muhammadu Sanusi II by the Umar Ganduje-led state government. The body called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene by ensuring that Sanusi enjoys all his rights and freedom of movement, as clear demonstration for leadership, respect for civility, democratic core values …

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APC:Court suspends Adams Oshimole as Party Chairman

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi on Wednesday ordered the suspension of the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, pending the determination of a substantive suit. The judge, Danlami Senchi, gave the order following an application of interlocutory injunction asking the court to suspend Mr Oshiomhole, having been suspended as a member of …

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US votes in crucial primaries, ex-rivals back Joe Biden

Americans vote Tuesday in primaries that play a major role in who will challenge Donald Trump for the presidency, a day after key endorsements dramatically boosted Joe Biden’s hopes against surging leftist Bernie Sanders. The backing of Biden by three of his ex-rivals marked an unprecedented turn in a fractured, often bitter campaign. The Democratic establishment is desperate to unite …

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President, Muhammadu Buhari has officially presented Nigeria’s Visa policy at the Statehouse, Abuja. This was announced by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on his verified Twitter handle. The policy expected to “boost economic activities in the areas of tourism, aviation, entertainment, commerce and other areas where Nigeria has a comparative advantage over other African countries”. A …

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Court stops INEC, Senate from enforcing judgment sacking Ubah as senator

The Federal High Court in Abuja today stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission and others from giving effect to the April 11, 2019 judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory ousting Ifeanyi Ubah as the Senator representing Anambra South. The FCT High Court judge, Justice Bello Kawu, in a ruling, on January 17, 2019, declined Ubah’s request …

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Amotekun comment: South-West govs back Tinubu, Afenifere hits APC leader

After almost three weeks of silence on the launching of Amotekun, Tinubu yesterday made his position known on the security outfit, which was launched by the South-West governors in Ibadan on January 9. Afenifere chieftains, Chief Ayo Adebanjo and Senator Femi Okurounmu, had, in a report challenged Tinubu to speak on the security outfit, which the Attorney General of the …

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2023: PDP will win presidential election, says Deputy Chairman

The Deputy National Chairman (North) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Suleiman Nazif, has said the party will win the 2023 presidential election and get majority members in both chambers of the National Assembly. Nazif also said he was confident that the party will bounce back to power in the northern region, following its improved performance in the 2019 general elections. …

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