Former Minister Femi Fani Kayode has today reacted tot he insinuation of dumping the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for All Progressives Congress, APC after commending president Buhari who is currently London for doing the right thing by asking Saudi Arabia to release the Zainab Aliyu who was caught for drugs during a lesser haij
The Senior lawyer has come out to dispel the rumour that he is now supporting Buhari APC while leaving the opposition party who has given him everything since 2003
Femi Fani Kayode explained that he is only being proud of the country president for at least coming out in a timely manner to make sure the victim fo drug trafficking was not beheaded who has been in Saudi Arabia prison since December last year
While reacting via our of his social media official handles, the critic of the president make this known by saying
“Reports that I said I am “proud of Buhari” and that I have “dumped PDP” and “joined APC” are false.
“Those that are peddling such vile mendacities and perfidious falsehood are insane.
“I commended Buhari for getting the young lady in Saudi Arabia out of prison but it stops there.”
Breaking: PDP Governor Endorses Gbajabiamila For 9th Assembly Speaker
The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has endorsed Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila representing the Surulere Federal Constituency, as the speaker of the house of representative, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
Mr. Femi said he is happy for the support of the Governor as he has been soliciting for his support and the support of other elected house of representative.
The Governor pleads to the lawmaker to work in a team with Mr. Femi by not considering any political association. The All Progressives Congress, APC also preferred the candidate and ready to support him.
The Governor also urged the house of representative in the state to be in support of Mr. Femi and ensure he is successful.
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EFCC issues statement AFter Naira Marley’s Arraignment
On Monday, May 20, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), arraigned Nigerian artiste, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, popularly known with stage name, Naira Marley, before Justice Nicholas I. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Naira Merley was arraigned on an 11-count charge bordering on cybercrime, of which he pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Rotimi Oyedepo asked the court for trial date, while Counsel to the defendant, Taiwo Oluwa Ore- Agba, asked the court for a date to hear the bail application on behalf of his client.
Justice Oweibo, however adjourned the case to May 30, 2019, and ordered the defendant to be remanded in prison custody pending the hearing of the bail application.
Big Brother Naija: Now the Wait is Over
The much awaited Live TV reality show, the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) is on the verge of getting started as the anticipation by Nigerians for the housemates in the 2019 edition of the show is laid to rest.
These are the names of the shortlisted housemate for the much talked about TV reality show.
Charles, he is 32, Emeka 33, Nkeiru and Precious , the duo of which are youngest of all at, 23. Onyeka who loves tattoos is, 24, Moshood, 26. Others in the frame for the show are Todum, 32, Ifeanyi 23, Oluwasegun, 30 and Samson who is 25years of age.
Kano Emirate Tussle: Gov asks Rano Emir to Sanction Sanusi over Resignation
The Executive Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje has directed the Emir of Rano to sanction the district head of Bebeji, Haruna Sanusi, over his resignation.
The governor insisted that the New Emirate has come to stay. Sanusi had earlier resigned as the district head of Babeji in protest against the new Emirate.
Ganduje utilized the opportunity of the condolence visit he made on Sunday to Emir of Rano following the passing on of the wife of Justice Wada Rano, Hajiya Khadija Wada Rano. He assured everyone that the New Emirates would be in the best interest of the state.
National Assembly Tussle: Will it be “Back to Back”?
As the tussle for who gets the highly coveted position of the Senate presidency continues to heat up, there have been rancour on the voting pattern to be adopted as senators loyal to Ahmed Lawan want a open ballots while the loyalist in the camp of Ali Ndume favour secret ballot.
The standing rule of the senate in 2015 Rule Book made provisions for a secret ballot, while the 2011 version provided for the open ballot as an option.
Ahmed who is the anointed candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), is sure of coming out victorious in the election. However, there have been claim by some members of those believed to be in support of the Ali Ndume being intimidated by EFCC. There are also thought in the Lawan camp that the inauguration may not go down well, as it would be disrupted by the invation of hired thugs.
will the vote go against Ahmed Again?
Insecurity: Gunmen invaded ECWA Church in Kaduna state, Kidnap pastor and 16 Members
Suspected kidnappers invaded Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), Dankade, Kaduna State as they went away with the senior Pastor of the church, Rev. Zakariah Ido and 16 members of the church.
Kaduna state, for some time now have been a fertile ground for armed banditry, kidnapping and varying violent attacks.
It was gathered that the pastor and 16 other were seized during Sunday’s service, among those kidnapped were the daughter of the pastor and the son of the pastor of Assemblies of God Church. They also carted away the phones of the members of the church.
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