We do Not Eulogize Makinde, We Speak with Tangible Facts – Dare Adeleke

This is not a serenade nor even a tribute. It is not a birthday wish though our best wishes and celebrations continue. It’s not a panegyric song of praise but just a thank you note to a man who is deserving and worthy. His Excellency, Engr Seyi Makinde may be one of the youngest governors in Nigeria today but when his name is mentioned, anywhere in the world, one word come to mind, Greatness. He may be one of Nigeria’s youngest billionaires but when people refer to him, they use…

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Hoodlums attack Kano APC Senatorial Candidate’s Convoy, 17 Injured

Suspected miscreants attacked Abdulsalam Abdulkarim Zaura’s motorcade in the Gadar Katako and Rimin Kebe neighbourhoods of Kano metropolis on Saturday leaving 17 people injured. This was confirmed through Ibrahim Garba Iceman spokesperson of his campaign organizations last night in Kano The bloody incident occurred when Zaura and his convoy were ambushed after paying a condolence visit in the Gayawa neighbourhood area in Kano State. “This evening, returning from a condolence visit of the late Village Head of Gayawa in Ungogo Local Government Area in Gadar Katako of Rimin Kebe, bordering…

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Kayode Petinrin vs Citizen Sola: The True Story

Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oluseyi Petinrin, is a man many have described as forthright, astute, honest, a rigid, no nonsense soldier. One who maintained zero tolerance for corruption all through his career and service to the nation. It will be recalled that Air Marshal Petinrin was the only Service Chief whose name was not on the roll call of alleged rogue heads of service, when President Buhari assumed power and went after corrupt Generals. Air Marshal Petinrin had a glorious retirement parade, an honourable church service and…

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Dare Adeleke and Daughter Bag Masters Degree from Same University, Same Day

It is double blessing for the family of the respected Adeleke family in Ibadan, Oyo State, as father and daughter bagged their Masters degrees from the same university on the same day. Dare Adeleke, Executive Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company and close ally to Governor Seyi Makinde and his beautiful daughter, Abisoye Oluwapelumi Adeleke bagged Msc in Politics and International relations from the famous Leads City University, Ibadan. A hearty congratulations to father and his Princess on this rare feat.

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GOV. WIKE AWARDS JULIUS BERGER MD, OTHERS HIGHEST CIVIL HONOURS OF RIVERS STATE GOVT

….as Engineering Construction leader also receives ‘Lifetime Reputation Award’ from the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Public Relations It was a celebration of excellence, professionalism, nationalism and good success in Port Harcourt last Saturday as His Excellency Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State conferred the State’s most dignified civil awards on some deserving citizens and significant corporate players with manifestly developmental business operations in the State. Amongst the iconic dignitaries so recognized and given the important awards by the Rivers State Government  was the Managing Director of Julius Berger, Engineer Dr.…

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Gunmen Attack Community in Kubwa-Abuja, One Killed, Others Missing

Gunmen attacked a residence close to the hill in the Kubwa area of Abuja on Tuesday night. One person was killed, two others were shot while several residents were declared missing as the gunmen escaped through the hills. An eyewitness who reached out to our correspondent through a distress call noted that the gunmen shot sporadically at Amilomania Street and later moved to Toyin Street. He said, “We heard gunshots twice when they first stormed a house at Amilonania Street. They’re now at Toyin Street, at the last house by…

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Kano APC Senatorial Candidate Denies Involvement in Money Laundering, Drags EFCC to Supreme Court

The Kano Central Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC has denied his alleged involvement in any act of money laundering activities. Abdulkareem Abdulsalam Zaura, also advised the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to always follow due process by aligning itself with statutory laws before embarking on any prosecution or arrest.The politician went further by daring the Anti Graft Agency to meet him at the Supreme Court, having been cleared and pronounced innocent of all allegations by the High Court in Kano State. The call followed the EFCC’s…

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2023 Countdown: Tinubu’s camp hints on ‘alliance’ with Wike, G5

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), commonly called G5, are “welcome” to align with the All Progressives Congress (APC). Paparazzi magazine reports that Fani-Kayode, who is one of the spokespersons of the APC Presidential Campaign Council (APC-PCC), said that the G5 “probably have no other option” than to support the APC presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. Recall that the G5 came into being amid the crisis in the PDP over calls for Senator Iyorchia Ayu to step down as…

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Ex US police chief, council member given one-year prison sentences for vote buying

A former Louisiana police chief and a former city council member were each sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison related to a vote-buying scheme.  Amite City Police Chief Jerry Trabona and Amite City Council Member Kristian Hart were charged with violating federal election laws. The pair were accused of paying off and offering to pay voters living in Tangipahoa Parish for voting in the 2016 open primary election and the 2016 general election in which both were candidates, the Justice Department said. “Trabona and Hart’s vote-buying scheme included the solicitation and…

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SMEDAN rolls out matching fund programme for agro-based SMEs

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in partnership with Sterling Bank Plc, has started a matching fund programme for agro-based Nano, Micro and Small Enterprises (NMSEs). Prospective beneficiaries are expected to apply for financing within the range of N500,000 and N2.5 million. This is contained in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the Head of Corporate Affairs Division of the agency, Ibrahim Mohammed. The statement quoted the Director-General of SMEDAN, Olawale Fasanya, as saying the intervention is to deliver credit to the sub-sector in six…

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