Afenifere Spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, Is DEAD

👤 Adenike Lucas, Editor, DENISAURUS News The spokesperson for the socio-cultural organization for the Yoruba people of Nigeria, Afenifere, has died. Yinka Odumakin, a rights activist, 59, who also served as a spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari, when he was seeking the highest office in 2011, passed away due to complication from Covid-19, his wife… Read More Afenifere Spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, Is DEAD

President Buhari To Visit London For Medicals

👤 Adenike Lucas, Editor, DENISAURUS News The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, would be travelling to London today, one of his media aides has said. Femi Adesina, a Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, noted that the visit to London was a “routine medical check- up.” 78 year-old President Buhari, DENISAURUS News understands… Read More President Buhari To Visit London For Medicals

Governor Yahaya Bello Insists He Will Not Subject Kogi People To Covid-19 Vaccine

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has said that there are much more pressing issues in the state than Covid-19. Governor Bello, who was elected for a second term on 19 November, 2019, stated he was not concerned about the deadly disease, as there were “more pertinent issues and more pertinent… Read More Governor Yahaya Bello Insists He Will Not Subject Kogi People To Covid-19 Vaccine

Akeredolu Receives Certificate Of Return From INEC

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News The Independent National Electoral Commission has presented Certificate of Return to Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. Governor Akeredolu and the deputy governor-Elect, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa received 292,830 to defeat his closest rival Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The Governor-elect was first elected in 2016, when he defeated Barrister Jegede.… Read More Akeredolu Receives Certificate Of Return From INEC

Governor Kayode Fayemi Of Ekiti Has Been Suspended By APC Over “Anti-Party Activities”

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News A factional group within the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti have allegedly suspended Kayode Fayemi, the state governor over “anti-party activities.” Governor Fayemi, a former Minister of Solid Minerals, whose second term tenure ends in 2022, did not support his party’s candidate in the recently concluded Edo elections. Senator Tony… Read More Governor Kayode Fayemi Of Ekiti Has Been Suspended By APC Over “Anti-Party Activities”

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

COVID-19: Okowa’s Daughter Test Positive For Coronavirus: Governor And Other Family Members To Self Isolate For 14 Days

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News Ifeanyi Okowa’s daughter has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, it has been confirmed.  Governor Okowa, who was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, in Delta state, will now go on self-isolation, “in-line with the laid out procedures.” READ ALSO: Coronavirus: Ikpeazu Tests Positive For COVID-19 Olisa… Read More COVID-19: Okowa’s Daughter Test Positive For Coronavirus: Governor And Other Family Members To Self Isolate For 14 Days

Akeredolu’s Deputy Defects To Opposition Party

👤 Abdul Tukur, DENISAURUS News Agboola Ajayi, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State has the joined the leading opposition party, DENISAURUS News has learned.  Mr Ajayi, who was elected alongside Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in 2016, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, resigned his membership from the ruling party this afternoon to join the Peoples Democratic… Read More Akeredolu’s Deputy Defects To Opposition Party

EFCC CHAIR: How Ibrahim Magu “Crying Baby” Went Pleading With VIPs To Assist Him Retain Position At Agency

👤 EXCLUSIVE: By Pebbles News Reporter,  DENISAURUS News Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been caught crying to keep his job, information available to The Pebbles News can reveal. The EFCC acting boss, whose nomination as the substantive chairman was rejected twice by the NASS senate, is so… Read More EFCC CHAIR: How Ibrahim Magu “Crying Baby” Went Pleading With VIPs To Assist Him Retain Position At Agency