Oshiomhole’s suspension: Lawyer drags judge before NJC

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
A legal practitioner, Andrew Emwanta, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over the ruling of Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court, Kano, over-ruling the suspension of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole from office. Emwamta described the setting aside of an order of an Abuja court by Justice Allagoa as […]

PDP national secretariat workers to lose their jobs

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has confirmed plans to sack some of its national secretariat workers. A memo to this effect has been circulated to all members of staff of the party. PUNCH quoted a copy of the document as saying the exercise was approved during the party’s 89th National Executive Committee meeting. The memo, […]

Edo guber: Obaseki, Ogiemwonyi in war of words

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi, yesterday trade words over the forth coming APC primaries. Ogiemwonyi had in a press statement said the alleged suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has made the Edo APC more united and would not lose focus in the quest […]

Bayelsa: Gov Diri reveals how Adeboye told him he would recover his mandate

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
“I visited the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, during his election travails,” Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State has said. Diri said this on Friday at the church’s international headquarters along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway during the ‘Testimony Session’ at the church’s monthly meeting. “I contested in the governorship […]

Coronavirus: 70 trapped as quarantine facility collapses in China

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
Around 70 people were trapped after the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China on Saturday evening, AFP says, quoting officials. At least 38 people have so far been rescued from the rubble of the 80-room Xinjia hotel in coastal Quanzhou city, said the local government. Footage circulating on […]

#COVID19: Lagos monitoring ‘349 persons from endemic countries’— Commissioner of Health, Akin Abayomi

by Seun Adeuyion March 8, 2020
No fewer than 349 persons from across the world are being monitored in Lagos over the outbreak of COVID-19 better known as coronavirus, the state government has said. Writing via his Twitter handle on Satuday, Akin Abayomi, commissioner of health in Lagos, said the persons are from endemic countries — where there have been regular […]