ANAMBRA ELDERS ENDORSE CHIEF CHUKWUMA UMEOJI TO SUCCEED GOVERNOR WILLIE OBIANO

Ahead of the crucial Anambra Gubernatorial election which will take place later this year, as earlier stated by INEC, the pendulum seem to be swinging in favour of Chief Chukwuma Umeoji who is the leading aspirant in APGA, as well as the most projected candidate of the party ahead of June primaries. The aspiration of the two time Federal lawmaker and former ALGON Chairman received a boost as Elders of the State clamoured for his candidature to take the mantle of leadership from HE, Governor Willie Obiano when his tenure…

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IGP: USMAN BABA TAKES OVER AS VEEPEE OSINBAJO DECORATES HIM WITH NEW RANK

Usman Alkali Baba has taken over from Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police, IGP. Adamu handed over to Baba at the Force Headquarters, Louis Edet House, Abuja on Friday after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo decorated Baba with his new rank in the State House, Abuja. Professor Yemi Osinbajo  decorated the new acting Inspector-General of Police, with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, former IGP, Mohammed Adamu, Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,…

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EAGLES TACKLE COMEDY STARS AS OBA ELEGUSHI CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY WITH FOOTBALL, GOLF TOURNAMENTS

Prominent Lagos Monarch in Lagos, Oba Saheed Elegushi of Ikate kingdom is set to celebrate his birthday and eleventh year anniversary of his coronation with two sporting events. A statement signed by the Monarch’s special assistant on public affairs, Temitope Oyefeso, stated that a novelty football match, tagged ‘Elegushi Peace Cup’ will hold at the Campos mini stadium in Lagos whilethe inaugural Oba Elegushi Golf Tournament will tee off at the Ikoyi Golf Course. The two-in-one event is scheduled take place on Friday 9th of April 2021. Speaking on the…

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MEET NIGERIA’S NEW IGP, USMAN ALKALI BABA

Usman Alkali Baba, yesterday, took over as Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police from Mohammed Adamu whose tenure ended in February but was extended by President Buhari on February 4 controversially. The new IGP was born on March 1, 1963 in Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State. He enlisted in the Nigeria Police on March 15, 1988. He holds a Teachers’ Grade II Certificate from Teachers College, Potiskum. Usman Baba obtained a Bachelor of Arts (ED) degree in Political Science from the University of Maiduguri and a Masters in Public…

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YINKA ODUMAKIN: “EVERYBODY GET E OWN WAKA”

By Tunde Alabi-Hundeyin Dudu. Abuja airport. 2010. I was sitting by a bar nursing a bottle of soda and fuming. My flight has just been postponed. An un identified call came in. I picked and shouted a rude yes into the phone. Then the voice said I’m looking at you . Can I approach? I said who’s this ? He said you’ll see. Then he came out of the crowd . He stretched his hand and said I’m Yinka Odumakin. I said it’s an insult to introduce yourself. Who does…

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