Few weeks to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, lawmakers loyal to the incumbent Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Mohammed Ali Ndume, are flexing muscles and spoiling for war following a disagreement over the voting pattern to be adopted in the election of presiding officers. Lawan and Ndume are the frontline contenders […]
Ifeanyi Ubah, the Anambra South Senator-elect, has dumped the Young Peoples Party (YPP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). AN24 reports that the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, announced Ubah’s defection on Monday. The APC National Chairman informed the APC National Working Committee members, returning/newly-elected senators at the Presidential Villa, on Monday, […]
Official results of the just concluded governorship and State House of Assembly Supplementary elections in Kano state have emerged from different Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state.
Media officer to Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr. Gboyega Akosile has described the relationship between Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as very cordial, urging those in the business of sowing seeds of discord among political leaders for selfish personal gains to desist from such as it will not work in this case.
The candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has been the winner of the Kano governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Bello Shehu, the Returning officer for the March 23 poll, announced that Ganduje polled 45,876 votes from the supplementary election as against 10,239 scored by Abba Yusuf […]
Results of the ongoing governorship and State House of Assembly Supplementary elections in Kano state have started coming in from different polling units.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu Organisation (BOSCO) has announced the release of campaign staff and volunteers following the conclusion of campaign activities and the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, at the March 9, 2019 elections.
Frank Mba Returns As Police PRO Frank Mba, an assistant commissioner of police, has been appointed as the police public relations officer (PPRO). Mba was appointed by the newly appointed inspector-general of police, Abubakar Adamu Mohammed on Wednesday. AN24 reports that this is not the first time Mba is serving as the police spokesman, he […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied rumours in some quarters that it raided the residence of the Chief justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Africa News 24 reports that the social media was awash with reports on Tuesday evening that the house of the CJN had been raided by the EFCC. Yinka Odumakin, […]
The Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Ibrahim Idris, has been asked to proceed on retirement. Africa News 24 reports that AIG Adamu Mohammed has been named as the Acting Inspector General of Police. Idris, who will turn 60 January 15, was expected to have retired on January 3 after completing the mandatory […]
Imohimi Edgal, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, has been redeployed by the police authorities. Africa News 24 gathered that Edgal was redeployed to the Force Headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Edgal will take over as the Commissioner of Police in charge of Explosive Ordinance Unit while Kayode Egbetokun was directed by the police […]
The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), to immediately vacate office. Africa News 24 learned that the government will on Monday, January 14, 2019, arraign Justice Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on charges of […]