The Sokoto state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied Senator Abubakar Gada, who had reportedly purchased nomination forms to contest the governorship primary election. In a statement issued on Sunday by the state chairman of the party, Alhaji Isah Achida, the party chairman claimed Senator Gada was...
Abuja federal high court today nullified the Osun direct primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which produced Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola as gubernitorial candidate of the party. It could be recalled that Kunle Rasheed Adegoke, a governorship aspirant, has asked the Abuja federal high court to nullify the...
The Comptroller of the Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Joshua Ajisafe, on Thursday at Jibiya, revealed that his command had, in 2018, seized 430 voter cards and 192 National Identification slips from non-Nigerians. He made the revelation during the inauguration of the ‘Forward Operational Border Patrol...
President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Mathew Seiyefa as acting Director General (DG) of the Department of State Services (DSS). The President appoint Bichi as new DG of the secret service. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement yesterday said the appointment is...
By Juliet Odey Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned over NYSC certificate. According to Neptune Prime, the resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that the NYSC have disowned. The minister felt that her position is becoming untenable and is...
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over alleged threat to his life and those of his family members regarding his decision to contest the 2019 presidency. Atiku Abubakar, candidate in the forthcoming primaries of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku, who is one of the...
The Kwara Government announced on Thursday that the 2nd edition of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board football tournament would begin on September 30 in Ilorin. The Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Muyideen Alalade, who made the disclosure in Ilorin, said the competition, sponsored by JAMB with N25 million, would...
This is a case of the overclass, as the daughter of an Indian billionaire will also have a private chef and a chauffeur to help her through her four-year course at the University of St Andrew’s. The student is hiring 12 staff to help her through university — including a...
By Juliet Odey Nurudeen Lliyasu, a 28-year-old man, has climbed a telecommunication mast in AYA, Abuja to protest the poor economy in the country. The man was seen on top of the mast at about noon on Wednesday at AYA, Abuja. Neptune Prime gathered that posters with different inscriptions were seen along...
By Juliet Odey Three people have been killed and hundreds of people displaced following a monsoon rainfall in Adamawa. Jambutu and Loko in Yola South, Yola North and Song Local Government Areas of the state, respectively. Reacting to the development, Muhammad Suleiman, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), however...