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Governor Uzodimma Sworn In For Second Term (PHOTO)

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma has been  sworn in for a second term. He took the oath of office at around 3:24 pm at the Dan Ayiam Stadium in Owerri, the Imo State capital. His inauguration came just minutes after Lady Chinyere Ekomaru took her oath of office as the …

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BREAKING: Felix Tshisekedi Wins Congo Presidential Election

Denis Kadima, the head of Congo’s national election commission, reported that the disputed election saw a turnout of over 43%. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads A group of Congo’s main opposition presidential candidates has called on supporters to protest the release of provisional results. The …

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Ondo Crisis: Aiyedatiwa Resumes As Acting Governor

AS a way of dousing the political crisis rocking Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, transmitted power to his Deputy, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mr. Olamide Oladiji, however, confirmed the receipt of the letter …

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Joseph Boakai Declared Winner Of Liberia Presidential Election

Weah had already conceded defeat on Friday evening, based on the results of more than 99.98 percent of the polling stations. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads Joseph Boakai has been declared winner of Liberia’s presidential election. He was declared winner on Monday, beating incumbent George …

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Western Democracy Not Working For Africa – Ex-president, Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has insisted that Western liberal democracy has not worked for Africa because it doesn’t take into account ”the continent’s history, culture and tradition.” Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads He said the Western style of democracy failed in Africa because it does …

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Spending N60 Billion For The Purchase Of SUV For About 400 Legislators Is A Continuation Of The Troubling Trend In Our Nation – Peter Obi

Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi has kicked against the proposed purchase of SUVs worth N60bn for legislators in the country. He described it as the “continuation of the troubling trend in our nation”. Obi claimed that the federal government has continued to overlook investing …

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Abia: Appeal Court Sacks Labour Party Rep Over Certificate Forgery

An Appeal Court sitting in Lagos has annulled the election of Labour Party’s Emeka Nnamani as the member representing Aba North and South Federal Constituency over certificate forgery committed in 2015. The All Grand Progressives Alliance, APGA candidate, Alex Ikwecheghi was therefore declared winner of the February 25 general election …

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Uzodinma Denies Allegations Of Blocking Nnamdi Kanu’s Release

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has denied allegations that he blocked President Bola Tinubu from facilitating the release of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The governor accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of resorting to blackmail as part of their desperate tactics before …

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Gov Fubara Apologizes To Rivers People Over Recent Political Crisis

Siminalayi Fubara, Governor of Rivers, this morning issued a comprehensive statement addressing the recent political turbulence that has plagued the state. Governor Fubara apologised to the people of the state for the political crisis and vowed to restore peace and order. The governor’s statement outlined the events over the past …

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Security Operatives Fired Direct Shots At Me – Fubara

Governor Similanyi Fubara of Rivers has broken his silence on the crisis rocking the state. Addressing some of his supporters at the assembly complex on Monday morning, the governor accused security agencies of compromise. He spoke after Edie Edison, his strong ally, was removed as Majority Leader of the Rivers …

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BREAKING: Rivers Lawmakers Sign Gov Fubara’s Impeachment

Rivers lawmakers have proceeded with the move to impeach the Governor of the state, Siminalayi Fubara amid the raging crisis. The unfolding crisis in the state has potentially entered a new phase, with information indicating that 24 out of the 32 lawmakers in the Rivers State House of Assembly signed …

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Amaechi: ‘Nigerians Vote For Thieves, Certificate Forgers’ (VIDEO)

Former transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused Nigerians of voting for corrupt politicians especially thieves and certificate forgers. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads Amaechi disclosed this while speaking at a recent event in Lagos. The former minister noted that Nigerians know the politicians with history …

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Leadership One Of Nigeria’s Problems – Wike

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike, has identified leadership as one of the problems facing Nigeria. Wike disclosed this while noting that a law establishing a civil service commission for the FCT had been enacted but remained unimplemented. The minister said he brought the law to Tinubu’s …

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5 Nigerian Politicians Who Had Certificate Forgery Controversies

Here, we uncover the stories of politicians whose careers now have the shadow of forged certificates scandals. Scandals and controversies often take center stage of Nigerian politics, revealing the challenges faced by the nation’s democracy. One such alarming trend that has surfaced over the years involves politicians presenting forged versions …

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I Will Drop The Fight Against Tinubu On One Condition – Atiku

The former Vice-President of Nigeria and the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar outlines the condition under which he would cease his legal fight against President Bola Tinubu. Despite finishing second in the election and having his petition challenging the president’s victory …

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George Weah Gets Challenger In Liberia’s Election

Liberia’s opposition leader Joseph Boakai has launched his campaign ahead of October elections that will test the popularity of ex-football star President George Weah after a chaotic first term. Supporters of softly spoken Boakia, 78, who came second to Weah in 2017 elections and who has been dubbed “Sleepy Joe” …

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Labour Party Rejects Tribunal’s Judgments, To Announce Next Move

The Labour Party (LP) has rejected the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) that dismissed its petition challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu in the 2023 presidential election. The party and its candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, had alleged that the election was marred by irregularities, malpractices and …

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Rabiu Kwankwaso Expelled From NNPP

The presidential bannerman of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankaso, has been expelled as a party member. As reported by The Nation, Senator Kwankwaso’s expulsion was announced by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads The …

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BREAKING: Presidential Election Tribunal To Deliver Judgement On Peter Obi, Atiku’s Petitions On Wednesday In Abuja

In May, Newsmen reported that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal merged the petitions submitted by the various political parties while giving the pre-hearing report on the petition and presenting the trial schedule. The Presidential Election Tribunal in Abuja will deliver judgment on petitions challenging the election of President Bola Tinubu …

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FG To Arraign Suspended CBN Governor, Emefiele, 2 Others Over Alleged Fraud In Purchase Of N6.9Billion Posh Vehicles

It was learned the two other defendants are a female CBN employee, Sa’adatu Yaro and her company, April 1616 Investment Limited for alleged N6.9 billion procurement fraud, conspiracy and conferring corrupt advantages on his associates. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads On Thursday, the Nigerian Government …

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Credit Alert Shows Senators Reportedly Received N218m ‘Holiday Token’

Nigerian senators have received their “holiday token” allowance as directed by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads The controversial directive which has incensed Nigerians and has dominated the social media was earlier denied by the Senator representing the Federal Capital Territory …

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World Bank President Laud Tinubu Over Fuel Subsidy Removal

President Bola Tinubu has received praise from World Bank President Ajay Banga for his audacious decision to end fuel subsidies in order to prevent an unmanageable fiscal deficit. The head of the World Financial Organization praised Tinubu’s resolve to tackle Nigeria’s problems and dedication to stability and economic growth. He …

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JUST IN: President Tinubu To Address Nigerians Today

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will address Nigerians in a broadcast on Monday, July 31 at 7 pm. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow Us On Threads The Special Adviser to the President on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, made this known in a statement on Monday. He urged local …

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VP Shettima Arrives Venue Of Russia Africa Summit (VIDEO)

A video of Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima arriving at the venue of the First Plenary Session of the Russia Africa Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia has been shared online. Shettima is representing President Bola Tinubu at the ongoing Russia-Africa Summit in Russia. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow …

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Charley Boy Vows To Walk Naked If Peter Obi Defeats Tinubu At Tribunal

Nigerian musician, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has vowed to walk naked on the street if the candidate of the Labour Party, LP, in the February 25 presidential election, Peter Obi, defeats the candidate of All Progressives Congress at the election Tribunal. Recall that Tinubu was declared the winner of the presidential election …

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APC used me – Mr Jollof Reflects On His Political Choice (VIDEO)

Freedom Okpetoritse Atsepoyi, popularly known as Mr Jollof, a Nigerian comedian, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of “using and dumping” him. This was stated by the Instagram influencer in a video that circulated online as he discussed retracing his steps. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Follow …

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2023 Election Largely Peaceful, Fair – Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said despite the divergent opinions about the outcome of the 2023 general elections, the overall outlook suggests that it was a fair reflection of a complex multi-party democracy. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated this at a meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners …

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Julius Maada Re-elected As President Of Sierra Leone

Commission chief, Mohamed Kenewui Konneh said on Tuesday, June 27, that Bio was re-elected with 56.17 percent of Saturday’s vote. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Julius Maada Bio has been reelected as the President of Sierra Leone. He was declared winner by Sierra Leone’s election commission. Commission chief, Mohamed …

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Presidency Denies Approval Of Salary Increase For Tinubu, Others

The Presidency has denied approving a purported 114% increase in the salary for the President, Vice President, elected Federal and State political office-holders, and judicial officers. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore The Presidency also said it followed with consternation the viral story of the purported 114% increase in the …

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Subsidy Removal: Edo Govt Reduces School Days To Three

The Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Ozavize Salami, disclosed this to journalists in Benin. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Edo State Government has announced that it has reduced the number of days for operations at public basic and junior secondary schools in the state from five …

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Suspended CBN Governor, Emefiele Reportedly Arrested By DSS

The security agency accused Emefiele of financing terrorism, fraudulent activities and economic crimes of national security dimension. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore The suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has been reportedly arrested by the Department of State Service, DSS on Friday. The arrest was …

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George Akume Sworn In As New SGF

Senator George Akume has been sworn in as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore President Bola Tinubu, Wednesday, administered the oath of office on him in the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. he …

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God Has Given APC Chance To Repent Of Their Sins – Wike

The former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said the All Progressives Congress should use this opportunity to redeem itself. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore According to him, APC should be grateful for a second chance to redeem themselves of what he described as their past misdeeds against …

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Minimum Wage Must Reflect Reality, Says Tinubu

According to a statement issued by the Director of Information in the State House, Mr Abiodun Oladunjoye, President Tinubu also said his administration would be working with more people-focused economic policies. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu, has talked about the minimum wage. The President, yesterday, …

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Tinubu Makes First Set Of Appointments (See Names)

President Bola Tinubu has made his first set of appointments as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore In the appointments, he named Ambassador Kunle Adeleke as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) to the President. He also appointed former …

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May 29: Tinubu’s Official Portrait Unveiled

Onanuga while revealing Tinubu’s official portrait via his verified Twitter handle said that he shall be known and called President Bola Ahmed Tinubu henceforth. Downloads btlsblog mobile app on playstore President-elect, Bola Tinubu’s official portriat has been unveiled. This is as he gets set to be sworn-in as the President …

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