September 10, 2018

SHOCKING >>>2019: I don’t have N20m in my account, El-Rufai reveals

…as groups buy nomination form for him The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufai, Monday said that he does not have N20m to buy an expression of interest and nomination forms for himself. Speaking at the state’s government house, El-rufai commended the Association of Cattle Sellers, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), NATO, and Sheikh Gumi Market Association who bought the forms for him. Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State Quoting El-rufai as cited by thecable, “When the party fixed the money for the form, I could remember that during the meeting, the President was the first person to rise his hands and said he does [Read]

2019: Ogun APC picks consensus candidates for House of Assembly elections

By Olasunkanmi Akinlotan,   The All Progressives Congress (APC), has agreed on 23 consensus candidates out of 26 prospective members vying for the State House of Assembly tickets of the party. The 23 consensus candidates were picked at a stakeholders meeting, held at the Presidential lodge in GRA, Ibara housing estate, Abeokuta the state capital . According to the state Commissioner for Information, Hon Dayo Adeneye, “the candidates were adopted for 23 out of the 26 seats, at the exercise, conducted at the Presidential Lodge, Abeokuta. “They emerged after all aspirants from all constituencies met to pick the most suitable candidate among them.” The Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun who announced [Read]

Gov Aregbesola joins Oyo counterpart, declares Tuesday Sept 11 as Public Holiday to commemorate New Islamic Calendar

NEWS FLAKES gathers that the Governor of Osun state,  Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has declared tomorrow, Tuesday September 11th, 2018 public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijra in the state. According to the statement of the State government which was issued by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr Adebisi Obawale said the public holiday is observed to marked Islamic new year which started counting in 622 AD after the migration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in Saudi Arabia. Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration had since inception marked the Hijra day as public holiday in the state. The government wishes Muslims in the state and across the world [Read]