Why Fayemi outlawed speaking of English Language in Ekiti

Why Fayemi outlawed speaking of English Language in Ekiti

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi has banned the use of English language as a means of communication during any traditional events in any part of the state, ordering the use of Yoruba language and Ekiti dialect. The governor, who gave the directive on Monday in Ado-Ekiti during the First Ekiti State Arts and Culture Stakeholders’ Forum, said it has now become an offence for anyone to communicate in English Language during traditional…

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FG, Shiite on war path over El-Zakzaky’s Return from India

FG, Shiite on war path over El-Zakzaky’s Return from India

…… Why we brought El-Zakzaky back to Nigeria — FG The Federal Government on Friday raised the alarm over alleged plans by the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, to seek asylum. The government specifically said his actions in India demonstrated malicious intents that were capable of embarrassing the governments of Nigeria and India. A statement issued in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Grace…

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Strike: We’ll Shut down Nigerian Universities from Monday —Non Academic Staff insist

Strike: We’ll Shut down Nigerian Universities from Monday —Non Academic Staff insist

……… to commence warning strike Monday. By: SUNSHINETRUTH Except the federal government acts fast, the nation’s universities will be shut down next week Monday by non academic staff of the institution. The Non-academic staff of Nigerian universities (NASU) may ground the nation’s university system from Monday barring any last minute changes as the federal government failed to meet the demand of the workers and implement agreements reached between them and the government. The National leadership…

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#REVOLUTIONNOW: IPC faults detention of ex-Editor, Dan-Halilu by DSS

#REVOLUTIONNOW: IPC faults detention of ex-Editor, Dan-Halilu by DSS

……..calls for the immediate release of detained Ex-Daily Trust Editor. By: Leke Adegbite The International Press Center, Lagos, has faulted the continued detention of Ex-Daily Trust Editor, Dan-Halilu held by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS almost two weeks ago. According to a report by Daily Post, dated August 5, 2019, former Politics Editor at Daily Trust newspaper, Ibrahim Dan-Halilu, was arrested by the Department for Security Service (DSS) in Kaduna State for…

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DSS Expects El-Zakzaky today, as NMA says he can be Treated in Nigeria

DSS Expects El-Zakzaky today, as NMA says he can be Treated in Nigeria

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Barely 96 hours after landing in New Delhi, India, for medical treatment, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-zakzaky, has discharged himself from the Medenta Hospital and is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Friday (today) morning. El-Zakzaky was flown to Medenta Hospital in New Delhi alongside his wife, Zenaat, on Monday for medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment. He had however complained about the situation in India, saying…

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Fayemi defends Appointment of new Chairman for Ekiti Obas

Fayemi defends Appointment of new Chairman for Ekiti Obas

By: Oluwatosin Adesola Governor Kayode Fayemi on Thursday morning ignored legal action instituted against him by 16 first class traditional rulers in the state over the appointment of new Chairman for the state Council of Obas by swearing-in the Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, oba Adebanji Alabi as the new chairman of the Council. The 16 monarchs had filed a suit to restrain the governor from appointing or inaugurating Oba Alabi as their Chairman because he was…

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2019 KOGI GOVERNORSHIP POLL AND THE BATTLE AHEAD

2019 KOGI GOVERNORSHIP POLL AND THE BATTLE AHEAD

Written by David Fidelis The governorship election in Kogi state scheduled for 16th November 2019 is already knocking at the door and from the look of things, the battle is likely to a lot tougher than our expectations and extraordinary imagination. Observation has shown that it will be keenly contested by over 20 candidates jostling for the governorship seats however, the hope of residents of Kogi state and Nigeria at large have continued to increase…

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Ambassador Mumuni calls for strategic patience, collective calm in Nigeria

Ambassador Mumuni calls for strategic patience, collective calm in Nigeria

Eid-ul-Adha: Mumuni calls for strategic patience, collective calm. Security guru and APC chieftain, Ambassador Abayomi Mumuni has urged Nigerians to practice strategic patience and collective calm at this critical period in the nation’s history, while felicitating with Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Adha festival. This was contained in a press statement released on his behalf today by his media aide, Mr Rasheed Abubakar, in which he further urged all Nigerians, Muslims and Christians…

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Agagu, ex-Ondo Governor’s Daughter may become SA or Commissioner in Lagos

Agagu, ex-Ondo Governor’s Daughter may become SA or Commissioner in Lagos

……….. Sanwo-Olu picks Igbokwe, ex-commissioners, others as cabinet-nominees. By: SUNSHINETRUTH Mrs. Solape Agagu-Hammond, a daughter of the Ondo state governor, late Dr Olusegun Agagu and the spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Joe Igbokwe, have made the list of the new commissioner and special adviser designates of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. It is not however cleared may be Solape will be made Special Adviser or Commissioner in the Cabinet if the…

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Forget 2023 Presidency, It’ll be our Turn —Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells Yorubas

Forget 2023 Presidency, It’ll be our Turn —Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells Yorubas

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, has knocked Senator Shehu Sani for allegedly calling on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress(APC) to zone the 2023 Presidency to the South West, when the South East geo-political zone was yet to produce a Nigerian Executive President. Chuks Ibegbu, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the group who made Ohanaeze’s position known in an interview with journalists,Tuesday, in Umuahia, the Abia state capital…

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