Edo 2020: Rep wants Obaseki in PDP

By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja The member representing Esan North East/Esan South East, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Sergius Ogun on Friday said he would be happy if Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State can leave the All Progressives Congress,APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ogun a PDP flag bearer made this assertion at the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NuJ, Correspondents Chapel Roundtable Forum. According to the law maker; “I will be happy to see Obaseki migrate to our party but I do know that he would get the…

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Border closure: Wase Admonishes ECOWAS Leaders on Smuggling Activities.

*Respect Anti Smuggling Protocols’ Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Ahmed Idris Wase has expressed displeasure over comments by some members of the Economic Community of West Africa  States (ECOWAS) Parliament over closure of border by Nigeria government, saying decision was not aimed at oppressing the neighboring countries. Responding to criticism of the border closure by Nigeria,  Wase, who is Deputy Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament said feelers from Nigeria’s neighbours since the closure of the borders, as well as the comments of MPs in the Parliament…

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Nation Building: Join politics, Wase enjoins religious leaders

By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja. The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has called on religious leaders to join politics to build a better Nigeria, saying only those with the fear of God can fight corruption. In a press release made available to PenPushers On-Line News and signed by the chief press secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Umar Muhammad Puma Speaking at the 13th graduation of the professorship and doctorate award by Freedom University and Theological Seminary, Abuja, on Saturday, Wase advised the clerics to…

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JULIUS BERGER NIGERIA PLC IS HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL ANDCENTRAL TO THE COUNTRY’S INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT – Says former Bauchi Governor,

* Julius Berger MD, Engr. Dr. Richter, Divisional Manager, Bauer and others bag NIQ SFellowship Managing Director of frontline construcon company, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, Engr. Dr.Lars Richter was weekend awarded the Fellowship of the Nigerian Instute of QuantySurveyors, FNIQS. He was represented by the company’s Director of CorporateDevelopment, Mr. Tobias Meletschus. The Western Regional Manager of the company inLagos, Mr. Alexander Bauer also bagged the NIQS Fellowship at the same event.A respected elder of the Instute and former Governor of Bauchi state and a fellow of theNIQS, Alhaji Ahmadu…

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Hauliers’ Association Accuses her president of embezzlement

The National vice president Operations of National Freight Hauliers’ Association (NFHA), Comrade Ebere Nwaokocha has accused the association president, Major General Bent Jackson rtd of embezzling the money of the Association running into millions of naira. According to a statement personally signed by the Vice President, also described as false and misleading a media report that Comrade Nwaokocha has been sack. He said the constitution of the Association does not empower the president to sack an elective officer of the group, adding that unless and until the input of the…

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LAGOS-SHAGAMU EXPRESSWAY AND ABUJA-KANO ROAD PROJECTS CRITICAL PARTS OF TRANS-SAHARAN HIGHWAY-Fashola

From Isibor Osedebamen, Lagos. President Mohammadu Buhari had at the 70th session of the Trans-Saharan Road Liaison Committee, TRLC, stated that. “Our commitment is to increase Nigeria’s road infrastructure in order to ease the cost and time of doing business and improve our economic competitiveness as envisaged under our Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. In view of this, our administration shares the aspiration of the trans-Saharan Road Liaison Committee aimed at encouraging member-countries’ development of the sections of trans-Saharan roads within their respective territories”. The Minister of Works and Housing,…

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Gbajabiamila congratulates Bello, Lyon

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, for emerging victorious. Gbajabiamila, in a congratulatory message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, said the victories recorded by the APC candidates in the two states was an indication of the wide acceptance the party enjoys in the two states. The Speaker said Bayelsa State, in particular, has now joined the Next…

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APC takes Bayelsa.

*as INEC declares Lyon Winner of Guber Poll By Emmanuel Iriogbe, Abuja Bayelsa state has become the second state after Edo to have fallen into the hands of another political party other than the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, since the present political dispensation when the Independent National Electoral Commission declared the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, David Lyon, winner of the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election. Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, Vice-chancellor, University of Benin, announced at the INEC Collation Centre in Yenagoa, that the APC polled 352,552 votes while the…

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Press Statement: Kogi Guber: PDP Rejects, Fictitious Results From Okene

November 17, 2019 *Issues Stern Caution to INEC The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) issues a stern caution to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the alleged fictitious 112,000 votes being bandied from Okene Local Government to favour the All Progressives Congress (APC), describing it as a recipe for a crisis of unprecedented proportion. The party says nobody can accept the provocative allocation of 112, 000 votes to APC in Okene where the number total accredited voters stands at about 40,00O and which also recorded very low turn out of…

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Kogi/Bayelsa Decides 2019: Live Updates( CULLED FROM THE NATION NEWSPAPER

Igalamela/Odolu APC – 8,075 PDP – 11,195 Results from 5 PUs were cancelled over alleged vote-buying, over voting and disruption of exercise. Adavi LGA APC – 64,657 PDP – 366 Ogori Magongo (Kogi Governorship Poll) APC – 3679 PDP – 2145 Lyon leads in Bayelsa David Lyon David Lyon casting his vote during the 2019 Bayelsa Gubernatorial Elections The governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon is ahead of his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri as unit results…

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