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President Buhari remains Minister of Petroleum Resources

President Buhari retains his position as the Minister of Petroleum Resources. He announced this during the inauguration of the new Ministers at the Council chamber, State House Abuja. 0Shares

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Robbery: Nasarawa Deputy Governor wasn’t the target – Police Commissioner, Bola Longe

The Tuesday night gunmen attack on the convoy of Nasarawa state’s Deputy Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe has been confirmed by the state’s commissioner of police, Bola Longe who revealed that he wasn’t the target.  LIB reported earlier that three police officers and a civilian driver were killed after the Deputy Governor’s convoy ran into …

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Godswill Akpabio is Minister of Niger Delta, Timipre Silva – Minister of State for Petroleum! See the Full list of Ministers and their portfolios

President Buhari has assigned portfolios to the 43 Ministers sworn in this afternoon. See the Ministers and their portfolios below Abia – Uchechukwu Samson Ogah: Minister of State Mines and Steel Delvelopment Adamawa – Mohammed musa Bello: Minister of Federal Capital Territory Akwa Ibom – God’swill Akpabio: Minister of Niger …

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Atiku’s petition is a mere waste of time – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) to dismiss the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The electoral body made the submission in its final address at the PEPT on Wednesday August 21. INEC’s lawyer, Yunus Usman (SAN) insisted that Atiku’s petition …

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Ministerial Inauguration: Oyo-Ita arrives Presidential Villa amidst investigation by EFCC

Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Service of the Federation, arrived the State House Assembly and is currently attending the swearing in ceremony of Ministers. Oyo-Ita who is currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged financial impropriety to the tune of N3bn, was scheduled to make presentation at the …

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Gunmen kill APC Vice Chairman in Rivers State (graphic photo)

Gunmen have killed Edward Okechukwu, the Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ward 5, Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State. Okechukwu, the son of the paramount ruler of Azuogu Ndoki community and four other young men were shot dead in the early hours of Monday. Residents alleged …

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Governor Makinde of Oyo nominates Seun Fakorede, 27 as Commissioner

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has nominated Seun Fakorede, a 27-year-old civil engineering graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, as one of his potential commissioners. Fakorede is the third person to be nominated, after governor Makinde inaugurated 14 cabinet members last week. According to Oyo Insight, Fakorede, who hails from Idere …

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Governor Abdulrazaq locks out Kwara workers over lateness

Some Kwara state civil servants got locked out of the state’s secretariat for lateness and poor attitude to work, after Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq paid a surprise visit on Monday August 19.  The Kwara state Governor in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye, said he was unhappy that most offices were under …

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Breaking: Supreme court strikes out Atiku and PDP’s appeal

The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.  A five-man panel led by Justice Dattijo Muhammad said the appeal was statute-barred. The appeal marked SC/738/2019, had sought to quash an aspect of proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition …

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Ed Sheeran failed music course at college but still became global best-selling pop star

It has been revealed that Ed Sheeran, who has sold more than 150 million records worldwide, actually failed music at college. A letter sent to the 28-year-old singer/songwriter in 2010 confirmed he had received six F grades in all segments, including songcraft, of his higher diploma in Contemporary Music Performance course …

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