Day: July 5, 2019

Buhari, Aisha, others depart Nigeria For Niamey

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja, the nation’s capital on Saturday for Niamey, Niger Republic to attend the African Union (AU) Summit, scheduled to hold on July 7. Buhari will be accompanied to Niamey by the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, Governors Babagana Zulum, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and Aminu Bello Masari of Borno, Kebbi and Katsina States, respectively. He will participate in the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the First Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the AU and the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in Niamey. A statement by Femi...

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House of Rep: PDP suspends Elumelu, others

The Peoples Democratic Party has suspended Ndudi Elumelu, the factional minority leader of the House of Representatives. The main opposition made this known on Friday evening in a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. The party also suspended Wole Oke, Lynda Ikpeazu, Anayo Edwin, Gideon Gwadi, Toby Okechukwu and Adekoya Abdul-Majid. The suspended members were nominated by the speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, as minority leaders, against the choices sent in by the party. The PDP had nominated Chukwuka Onyema as Deputy Minority Leader, Yakubu Barde as Minority Whip and Muraina Ajibola as Deputy Minority Whip....

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Breast cancer: Specialist reveals what can save Anambra women from their greatest threat

A medical expert, Dr Branda Nwanmuo, has urged women in Anambra State to adapt regular examination of their breasts to beat the growing fear of breast cancer in the country. Nwanmuo, a breast cancer specialist, said looking out for the early signs of the disease was key as it is actually treatable, contrary to popular belief that it was a death sentence. The medical doctor, who spoke to women in Awka, Anambra State during the launch of a mammography machine, urged them to regularly examine their breasts for lumps, colouration, discharge at inappropriate time and other tell-tale signs of...

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Imo: Ihedioha suspends coronation of monarchs

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has suspended the recognition of 50 autonomous communities created by his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, just before the end of his government. Governor Ihedioha also suspended all kingship coronation ceremonies in the state with immediate effect. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Uche Onyeagucha, yesterday said all decisions on proposed coronations must be expressly approved by the governor. The statement read, “His Excellency, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha, has directed the suspension of all Ezeship coronations in every autonomous community in the state forthwith. “Any intending coronation must be with the...

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Biodun Fatoyinbo: Pastor Davids speaks on Timi Dakolo and Busola Marriage In His Church, rape allegations

Pastor Yemi Davids of Global Impact Church has also confirmed that popular musician, Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola got married in his church. This was shortly after Dakolo released evidence showing that he never got married at Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, as being speculated. Busola had recently narrated how COZA Senior Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo allegedly forced his way into her when she was a teenager. Fatoyinbo, who denied the allegation, however, admitted that Busola once attended the same church with his family. The clergyman consequently ordered his lawyers to institute both criminal and civil cases against Busola. Following the...

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