Wednesday 28 June 2017

Edo Assembly confirms Governor Obaseki’s commissioners (Full list)

Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed 18 commissioner nominees submitted by Governor Godwin Obaseki.

The list was sent by Obaseki in a letter to the House on June 19.

Heavily armed security men ransack Namadi Sambo’s house in Kaduna

Some heavily armed security operatives drawn from various arms of the security services led by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission on Wednesday stormed the Kaduna residence of former Vice President, Namadi Sambo in Kaduna State.

It was gathered that the operation, which lasted several hours, saw the operatives cordoning-off the No 1 Alimi road residence of the former number 2 man while some of the operatives went into the residence ostensibly to carry out a search.

See the WEIRD reason Iniesta and Pique will not attend Messi’s wedding this weekend

When Lionel Messi ties the knot with his childhood lover, Antonella Roccuzzo, two of his Barcelona team-mates Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique may not be in attendance.

Messi is believed to have included the entire Barcelona senior squad in the guest list, with fellow attackers Luis Suarez and Neymar expected to arrive in Santa Fe this week.

Ogoni Leaders give Nyesom Wike nudge for the second term

Prominent Ogoni politicians in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have endorsed Governor Nyesom Wike for a second term in office.

The PDP in Ogoni-land made known its position after a stakeholders’ meeting, which was called a day after the Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja affirmed the election of Senator Magnus Abe of the All Progressives Congress.

The prominent Ogoni politicians comprise serving government officials, former political appointees, elected political office holders and former public office holders from Khana, Gokana, Tai and Eleme local government areas.