WEAC Saga: PDP lawyers reject documents backing Buhari

WEAC Saga: PDP lawyers reject documents backing Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute The legal team of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, rejected the documents tendered regarding the allegation challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s Secondary school certificate ahead of the February 23 presidential elections. Buhari’s counsel, Wole Olanipekun, before the tribunal, said, “We have served each of the parties the schedule, we intend to tender 16 copies of newspapers report and 17 documents titled, “APC Roadmap to a new Nigeria. We seek to tender the documents”. The legal team of the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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Protest: Shiites claim to have lost 20 members during the protest

Protest: Shiites claim to have lost 20 members during the protest

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Nigerian Shia organisation said at least 20 of its members have been killed this week during a series of protests in the capital, Abuja, against the detention of its leader. Three more members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) died in detention on Wednesday from bullet wounds they sustained, group spokesperson Ibrahim Musa said in a statement on Friday, raising the toll to 20 since Monday. No official death toll has been released by the police….

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Ministerial list :What you need to know on the screening

Ministerial list :What you need to know on the screening

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Senate on Wednesday commenced the screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Ministerial nomination. President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, had announced the Ministerial  nominees to the senate for approval. He had confirmed the receipt of the list during plenary session and went on to reel out the names. Among the ministerial nominees, were former Ministers such as: Chris Ngige, Hadi Sirika, Rotimi Amaechi, Adamu Adamu, Mohammed Adamu, Babatunde Fashola and Lai Mohammed. Others in the list are Uche Ogah, Emeka…

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See full list of Ministerial nominees

See full list of Ministerial nominees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Citing section 147 (2) of the 1999 Constitution asamended, President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded 43names of Ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. The President nominated one person per State as well as one from the six geopolitical zones of the country. See full list below… 1. Ikechukwu Ogar (Abia) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) 4. Chris Ngige (Anambra) 5. Sharon Ikpeazu (Anambra) 6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) 7. Maryam Katagun (Bauchi) 8….

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Osun Guber: MURIC reacts to Adeleke’s defeat to Oyetola 

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has described the Supreme Court ruling on the Osun State governorship election tussle as cerebral.   The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the appeal filed by Senator Ademola of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adeleke against Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The group’s reaction came in a press statement issued to DAILY POST on Saturday by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola. The statement partly reads, “This judgement is…

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Election: Tribunal gives PDP, Atiku 10 days to prove allegations against Buhari

Election: Tribunal gives PDP,  Atiku 10 days to prove allegations against Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, allocated 10 days to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prove their allegation that the February 23 presidential election was rigged in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. The five-member panel tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Garba, equally gave President Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, who were cited as 1st to 3rd Respondents,…

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Female students abuse drug than male students says NDLEA

Female students abuse drug  than male students  says NDLEA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Awka- THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has said that female students in most Nigerian universities abuse hard drugs more than their male counterparts. The spokesperson of Anambra State command of the agency, Mr. Charles Odigie who made the disclosure yesterday in Awka, described the situation as unfortunate, adding that it was a stark reality staring the society in the face. Odigie, who spoke during a one-day symposium tagged ‘Curbing school dropout and drug…

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Kuwait: We will never sell Palestinian cause

Kuwait: We will never sell Palestinian cause

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs revealed in a recent press statement its main reason for not participating in the Manama workshop. “Our decision came in harmony with our constant stand for the Palestinian cause and in response to the statement of the Nation Council that previously announced that Kuwait will not join the scheduled workshop.”Deputy of Kuwaiti Minister, Khaled al-Jar Allah, stated in his statement. Al-Jar Allah said, “the country’s firm pro-Palestinian position clearly supports the Palestinian Authority and…

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3 reasons why Okoko may witness Cholera outbreak soon

3 reasons why Okoko may witness Cholera outbreak soon

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cholera is a water borne diseases usually caused by unclean environment and contaminated water system. Okokomaiko today posses most of the causes of Cholera. Hence if situation not addressed,  Okokomaiko is at risk of cholera outbreak.   These are some of the reasons why Okokomaiko might witness cholera outbreak soon. 1. Poor Drainage system in Okokomaiko Okokomaiko drainage system is not appropriate. Up to 95% of the streets lack drainage. Places where there is no…

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Oshodi again celebrates Soliah, others for emerging first at MSSNLagos debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes Abideen Muhammed Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Oshodi Area Council (MSSN-OAC) under the leadership of Mallam Badru AbdulRauf has today, Friday, June 28, 2019 during her weekly gathering (Usrah) celebrated and awarded her representatives at the just concluded MSSNLagos junior debates. Soliah Shittu and her teams representing Oshodi came first while putting Shomolu Area Council, her opponent at the second position. Winners of the debate competition are: First Position, Oshodi Area Council (Soliah Shittu &…

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Osun Crises: I will be declared Osun Governor July 5 says Adeleke

Osun Crises: I will be declared Osun Governor July 5 says Adeleke

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State during last election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has on Thursday, June 27, upbeat that he would become governor of Osun State on July 5, 2019. Senator Ademola Adeleke spoke at the PDP secretariat in Osogbo, while receiving the Osun West Action Democratic Party (ADP)’s Senatorial Candidate for 2019 elections, Dr. Dotun Babayemi and his supporters, Tribune reports. The Supreme Court will next Friday deliver…

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Update: AOCOED lecturers insist on total strike

Update: AOCOED lecturers insist on total strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed College of Education Academic Staff Union of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education otto/Ijanikin (AOCOED-COEASU), is urging the Governing Council of the institution to toe the line of honour and avoid systemic breakdown of the college. The union which declared an indefinite strike on Monday,  June 24, 2019 said no amount of persuasion would make it shift ground. Some of the requests, according to the union include: promotion criteria for members; poor electricity…

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20th Dawah Camp:AOCOED sets to empower Muslim students during its program

20th Dawah Camp:AOCOED sets to empower Muslim students during its program

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Adeniran Ogunsanya College of (AOCOED) chapter of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has set to commence its 20th Dawah Camping program today, Friday, June 28, 2019. This year’s Dawah Camp is slated to span between Friday, June 28, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Staff School (ASS). The three-day event, with the theme: The Inseparable, will feature Islamic lectures, seminars and contests, such as…

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AOCOED: Theatre students ignore strike, hold rehearsal

AOCOED: Theatre students ignore strike, hold rehearsal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Abideen Muhammed The Theatre students of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education has ignored the ongoing internal strike by holding its usual rehearsal on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Auditorium II. AOCOED lecturers under the aegis of College of Education Academic Staff Union (AOCOED – COEASU) went on indefinite strike over non-payment of allowance arrears as promised by the management, poor learning environment for general classes, amongst other requests on Monday, June 24, 2019. While AOCOED…

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2019 Election: See new petitions by Atiku and PDP

2019 Election: See new petitions by Atiku and PDP

Reading Time: 3 minutes PROCEEDINGS ended unexpectedly on Wednesday at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) due to the request by a lawyer to Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chris Uche (SAN) for an adjournment to enable his clients react to the responses filed against a fresh motion by Atiku and the PDP. Atiku and his party are challenging the outcome of the last presidential election at the tribunal. Although they came second behind…

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5 things AOCOED students should do as lecturers set to end strike

5 things AOCOED students should do as lecturers set to end strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes As AOCOED lecturers set to have another meeting to deliberate on the ongoing strike, AOCOED students can effectively utilize the period.These are five things to do as AOCOED lecturers set to end strike.   1) Resumption: AOCOEDians should resume immediately the strike is being called off because time waits for no man. All means of communication should also be employed to inform others. 2) Revision: One of the difficult things to do is going back…

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Group tells INEC chair, Mahmood to resign or be disgraced

Group tells INEC chair, Mahmood to resign or be disgraced

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Coordinator, Committee for Democratic Governance ( CDG) says Professor Yakubu Mahmood should resign or be disgraced out of office over 2019 elections’ alleged irregularities. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has after the 2019 elections come under serious attacks by many Nigerians following its alleged shoddy performances and irregularities. But the national coordinator, Committee for Democratic Governance ( CDG), Comrade Imalah Ugochanum speaking with Journalists in Asaba on Tuesday, said INEC Chairman conducted failed…

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Southwest Governors insist on state police

Southwest Governors insist on state police

Reading Time: 2 minutes The six Southwest Governors (Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo ) yesterday in Ibadan, said they were committed to protect the lives and property of their people and vowed to put their political affiliations aside and confront killer-herdsmen, banditry and other security challenges facing the region. The governors also said to successfully protect their people in the geo-political zone, it had become necessary for the federation to permit states to raise their own police…

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CBN lost over $75 million says CBN Governor

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the minimum value of Nigerian banks have dropped from $250 million, at an exchange rate of N100 to $1, during the recapitalization from N2 billion to N25 billion in 2005 to today’s rate of N305 to $1. Speaking at a strategy meeting for his next run of five years as Nigeria’s central bank governor, Godwin Emefiele claimed that Nigerian banks had lost $3.5 billion, making another revaluation of…

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Update: AOCOED lecturers to embark on indefinite strike

Update: AOCOED lecturers to embark on indefinite strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the meeting held by College of Education of Academic Staff Union, AOCOED Branch ( AOCOED COEASU) on Monday, June 24, 2019 which was inconclusive, the lecturers have refused to return to class. AOCOED lecturers whose agitations have not been stablished seems to be fighting for the arrears they were promised since last year November. OJOMEDIALINE recalls that AOCOED lecturers went on strike during November last year which was temporarily suspended after many promises from…

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