Osinbajo Visits Buhari In London

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday travelled to London to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari left Nigeria on May 7 for follow up consultation with his doctors. Osinbajo left for London after making a brief remark at the Presidential Quarterly Business Forum held at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday morning. A tweet on the Twitter handle of his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, confirmed the Acting President’s trip to United Kingdom. The Nation

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Alaafin of Oyo Backs Call For Restructuring

The calls for restructuring of the Federation received royal blessings yesterday as prominent first-class monarch, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi II, threw his weight behind the clamour for restructuring of the nation’s polity. The monarch warned that the present arrangement will not allow the nation’s components to develop at their pace. Oba Adeyemi spoke in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, at the launch of a book, titled: Samuel Ladoke Akintola In the Eyes of History. The first-class monarch traced the first Federal Government’s interference in state affairs to the dispute…

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Lagos-Ibadan Modern Rail Ready By 2018 – FG

THE Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail service will be completed by the fourth quarter of 2018, Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has said. He spoke after assessing the project at Ijoko, in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government area of Ogun State. “We have said 2018 and that is a presidential directive. By December 2018, we want to see locomotives running from Lagos to Ibadan. We are committed to achieving this and the fund obtained from China Exim Bank is already on ground to ensure that…

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How My Wife Saved My Life – Kanu

Ex-Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo and his wife, Amara, reminisce what transpired before his second heart operation. Kanu first had an open-heart surgery in 1996 after a routine medical examination at Inter Milan revealed a heart valve defect. The Arsenal legend said Amara saved his life and then nursed him back to health. 30-year-old Amara said her husband’s hammering heartbeat kept her awake and that she could not shake the feeling that something was not quite right. She insisted that her husband got it checked immediately She recalls, “His heartbeat sounded…

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“I Will Quit Politics If Sheriff Wins At Supreme Court”

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George, has said he would quit politics if the Supreme Court affirms Ali Modu Sheriff as chairman of the party. In an interview, he stated that “some of us will take a bow and head home”. “I pray that the justices of the Supreme Court will remain fair and just and equitable like they have always been. We are waiting and hoping that justice will be delivered by the Supreme Court. “If it is positive on the Makarfi side,…

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PDP Crisis: Supreme Court Delivers Verdict Tomorrow

The Supreme Court of Nigeria will on  12 July give its verdict on the suit between Peoples Democratic Party faction led by Ali Modu Sherif and the Ahmed Makrafi-led group. Recall that Makarfi-led faction had filed a suit at the apex court over the‎ judgement of Port Harcourt division of the Appeal Court that Sheriff was the authentic PDP national chairman. A statement by Chinwe I. Nnorom Admin Head, Publicity Division of the Makarfi-led group said the judgment would be delivered at Supreme Court of Nigeria premises, FCT, Abuja by 9:00am….

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