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Nigeria: Fayose’s N1.3B fraud case with the EFCC explained

Speaking through his spokesperson, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has announced that he isn’t going to run away from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). On Saturday, July 14, 2018, Fayose’s handpicked candidate in the governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, lost to Dr. John Kayode Fayemi of the APC. …

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Buhari leaves for Netherlands today to address ICC at Hague

President Muhammadu Buhari departs today, July 15 for the Netherlands to participate in activities to commemorate the 20 anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity made this known in a …

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Nigeria: Fayose lied about being assaulted – Police command

The Ekiti state police command has faulted Governor Ayodele Fayose’s claims that he was harassed and slapped by a policeman. Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti told TheCable on Friday, July 13, 2018 said no policeman could have slapped Governor Fayose because of the respect the police has for the …

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Nigeria: Buhari’s aide mocks ex-VP on Twitter

President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has mocked ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Twitter. Onochie, in a post on Twitter, lashed out at the former VP for criticising the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration. Atiku, while in Ebonyi state on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, said that the …

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Goodluck Jonathan reacts to attack on Fayose

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged security agents deployed to Ekiti state to be cautious as they carry out their duties. This was made known to newsmen in a statement issued by the former President’s spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, according to Punch. Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state had alleged that …

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Nigeria: Fayose claims policemen want to kill him

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has raised alarm that the state is under seige by security operatives who have instructions to kill him ahead of the July 14 gubernatorial election. The governor appeared at the rally of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) moments after the party claimed that he was …

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Politicians are blackmailing me – Buhari cries out

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again accused politicians of blackmailing him over the killings of Nigerians in what has been dubbed as the herders-farmers crisis that has claimed many lives. Hundreds have been killed as cattle herders have severally clashed with local farming communities over the control of land, with …

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Buhari’s supporters clash over souvenirs in Abuja

There was tension at the Eagle square, as some youths who had come to drum support President Muhammadu Buhari clashed in Abuja on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) had organized a rally to call for support for the President and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in …

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