Court Sets September 23 For Hearing Of Governor Diri’s Appeal Against His Removal

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, agreed to hear a case brought by the Governor of Bayelsa, which is challenging is sack from office. READ ALSO: DENISAURUS Views On Kogi, Bayelsa Election: PDP The Dead Horse Governor Douye Diri, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was sworn… Read More Court Sets September 23 For Hearing Of Governor Diri’s Appeal Against His Removal

The Cause Of Fire At INEC’s Ondo Office Revealed

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The cause of the fire at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akure, the capital of Ondo, has been revealed. The fire which destroyed more than 5,000 smart card readers days before the October 10 Governorship election in the state, was caused by electrical fault from the air… Read More The Cause Of Fire At INEC’s Ondo Office Revealed

Rule Of Six Begins In England From Monday

👤 Christian Smith, DENISAURUS News A new rule preventing social gathering of more than six people will come into place in England from this Monday.  The Home Secretary Priti Patel said: “Across the country, we have all made enormous sacrifices in the fight against coronavirus. However, the recent rise in cases makes it clear that more… Read More Rule Of Six Begins In England From Monday

National Assembly Delays Return By More Than A Week

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The National Assembly is planning to return from its recess on September 29 and not on the 15th as previously slated. Olatunde Amos, the Clerk of the House who made the announcement of the postponement via twitter did not give any reason to the delay, but he apologised for “any inconvenience caused… Read More National Assembly Delays Return By More Than A Week

AREWA Community In Edo State Throws Support Behind Obaseki

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The Arewa Community in Edo is throwing its support behind the incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki in the upcoming Gubernatorial election in the state.  The Secretary to Sarkin Hausawa of Benin, Mohammed Baba, who announced the endorsement of the community for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stated that “most of… Read More AREWA Community In Edo State Throws Support Behind Obaseki

Fire Destroys INEC Headquarters In Ondo A Month Before Gubernatorial Election

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News Fire has destroyed the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission  in Akure, the capital of Ondo, days before the Governorship elections are to commence in the state.  DENISAURUS News understands that a large amount of smart card readers, needed in the October 10 election were destroyed in the fire.  READ ALSO: INEC… Read More Fire Destroys INEC Headquarters In Ondo A Month Before Gubernatorial Election

Nigeria’s Attorney General Malami Ready To Testify Against Magu, A “Perennial Offender” Being Investigated For Fraud

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News Abubakar Malami, the attorney general and minister of justice of Nigeria, who wrote a memo exposing corruption perpetuated by Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, will appear before the Presidential panel investigating the former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. DENISAURUS News the first paper to exclusively report on Nigeria’s suspension… Read More Nigeria’s Attorney General Malami Ready To Testify Against Magu, A “Perennial Offender” Being Investigated For Fraud

Nigeria’s Buhari Tells President Trump The “Problem Between Cattle-Rearers and Stagnant Farmers Is OLDER” THAN Himself

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, told his American counterpart that the problem between cattle-rearers and stagnant farmers is “older” than himself. The 76-year-old Nigerian President, who won a second term in office in 2019, despite huge killings by herds men in the country, said President Donald Trump “looked at me in the face… Read More Nigeria’s Buhari Tells President Trump The “Problem Between Cattle-Rearers and Stagnant Farmers Is OLDER” THAN Himself

APC Select Former CEO Of Polaris Bank Abiru To Fight For Pepperito’s Seat

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The former Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Polaris Bank Limited Tokunbo Abiru has been selected by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Lagos East Senatorial by-election. The election which is to hold on October 31st, comes months after the passing of Senator Bayo Osinowo. Senator Osinowo known… Read More APC Select Former CEO Of Polaris Bank Abiru To Fight For Pepperito’s Seat

Banji Okunomo Set To Swap PDP For ZLP

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News Banji Okunomo, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, who sought to contest as its gubernatorial candidate in the upcoming election in Ondo State, is set to join the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP. Mr Okunomo, who served as Publicity Secretary of the PDP, also plans to take thousands of his supporters to… Read More Banji Okunomo Set To Swap PDP For ZLP