Ondo guber: Taye Adeuti emerges Labour Party candidate

Mr. Taye Adeuti has emerged as governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State. Adeuti emerged by unanimous voice votes after second aspirant, Mr. Gbenga Ojo, withdrew his candidacy. 63-year old Adeuti, from Idanre Local Government Area, is an economist and marketer with a Masters degree in Read more

Obasanjo to Sheriff – PDP is dying, I pray you will not bury it,

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday warned a factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alimodu Sheriff, that the party was “dying”, and he just be responsible for its final rites. Mr. Obasanjo spoke to Mr. Sheriff who visited him in Abeokuta on Saturday. He later explained to journalists what he said had been the Read more

First Bank Denies Forgery Allegation against Officers

First Bank Nigeria Limited has described as false and mischief, the news making the rounds on the allegation of forgery against its officers by the promoters of Zone 4 Energy Limited. It explained in a statement that Zone 4 Energy Limited maintained a business relationship with FirstBank and had been availed of import finance petroleum Read more

GSM tax not acceptable – ActionAid

An anti-poverty and human rights organisation, Action Aid Nigeria, has called on the Federal Government to withdraw the proposed Communication Service Tax Bill. If passed into law, the bill — which has been submitted to the National Assembly by the Ministry of Communications — will empower the Federal Government to impose about nine per cent Read more

Nigerian gov’t dismisses call for president’s resignation

The call for resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari by the former ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the economy is preposterous, the Nigerian government said Friday. Deji Adeyanju, a PDP spokesperson, had asked the President to resign for destroying the economy. Official data released on Wednesday stated that Nigeria was in recession, with a 2.06-percent Read more