Kwara Opens Tanke Flyover’s Service Lanes, Gives Reasons

Kwara State Government has opened the second service lane of the Tunde Idiagbon Flyover in Tanke to ease traffic along that axis. The government had earlier opened one of the service lanes. But the second one was opened on Wednesday afternoon along with the tributary roads emptying into it as construction work ramps up on the imposing bridge.  State Commissioner for Works,  Abdulqowiyu Olododo stated this in Ilorin during a facility tour of the bridge and other road projects in some parts of the metropolis.  “This afternoon, we have opened…

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BREAKING: Aiyedatiwa Appoints Adelami As Ondo Deputy Gov

Ondo State governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has nominated a former Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly (DCNA), Chief Olayide Owolabi Adelami, as the deputy governor of the state. READ ALSO BREAKING: Ondo Governor Aiyedatiwa Sacks Commissioners, Governor’s Aides Yul Edochie Launches Own Church Ogun: Police Nab Cultist Who Fled To Ghana To Escape Arrest Man Dies After Sex Romp With Girlfriend In Hotel, Two Arrested The nomination of Adelami is coming barely six hours after the state governor dissolved the State Executive Council (SEC) on Wednesday. Details Later…

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BREAKING: Ondo Governor Aiyedatiwa Sacks Commissioners, Governor’s Aides

The Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Wednesday, dissolved the State Executive Council, with immediate effect. “All members of the Cabinet (who were appointed by late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu) are to immediately hand over to the Permanent Secretaries or the most senior administrative officers in their respective offices,” the governor’s spokesman, Ebenezer Adeniyan, said in a statement. Aiyedatiwa also relieved all Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) and Special Assistants (SAs) of their duties. “All the affected officials are directed to hand over all government properties in their possession. READ ALSO…

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BREAKING: Buhari Has Not Called Me Since He Left Office — Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that former President Muhammadu Buhari has not placed a call to him since he left office on May 29, 2023. President Tinubu said this on Tuesday in the FCT, Abuja at the launch of a book in honour of his predecessor. The book was written by a former Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. In his remarks to close the launch, President Tinubu revealed that Buhari had kept his promise not to interfere in his administration by staying in…

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Betta Chimaobim Edu: 12 Things You Don’t Know About Embattled Minister

Medical doctor, Scholar, Public Health from Texila American University, APC ex-National Women Leader: This is the 12-point resume of the 37 year-old first minister ever to be suspended by President Tinubu.   A search by Platforms Africa showed some revealing and interesting sides of the suspended minister Of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Here, below, are what may need to know. 1. Born October 27, 1986 37 years old 2. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (now Suspended – 08 Jan 2024) READ ALSO: BREAKING: Tinubu Cuts 60% Off…

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PDP Waving Off Tinubu’s New Year Message A Blight On Democracy – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that the statement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of January 1, 2024, waving off President Bola Tinubu’s new year message is a testament to the party’s incapacity to serve as a sensible or credible opposition party. Platforms Africa reports that the APC said this in a statement signed by Felix Morka, its National Publicity Secretary, arguing that if the status of the opposition party were a contested one, the PDP would still miserably fail to pass muster. “Democratic opposition politics is…

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Why We Dumped PDP For APC — 26 Rivers Lawmakers

The 26 lawmakers of the Rivers State House of Assembly have said that their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress was tied to President Bola Tinubu’s “Renewed Hope Agenda”. The factional Speaker, Martins Amaewhule, who led the mass defection, adduced the reason. He spoke at a “Thanksgiving and stakeholders meeting” of the APC on Sunday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Amaewhule said that their defection was in line with section 109 of the 1999 Constitution “to make sure that we followed due process”.…

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Terms, Conditions Given To Fubara, Wike As Tinubu Troubleshoots

President Bola Tinubu has reportedly resolved the crisis rocking Rivers State with critical  stakeholders agreeing  to resolve the weeks-long conflict after a meeting with the Presidnet on Monday night. The President met with Governor Siminalayi Fubara, a former governor of the state, Peter Odili, and the immediate past Governor, Nyesom Wike, and other stakeholders at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. According to a resolution signed Monday night, the President directed that all matters instituted in the courts by the governor and his team in respect of the political crisis be…

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BREAKING: Senate President Akpabio Slumps, Hospitalised

How Nigeria’s number three man collapsed at a colloquium to mark his 61st birthday – report   Senate President Godswill Akpabio on Thursday reportedly collapsed at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja and was rushed to the hospital. It was learnt that Akpabio slumped while seeing President Bola Tinubu off, a report by Sahara reporters showed. Tinubu and other dignitaries had gathered at the Congress Hall of the hotel for a colloquium to mark the 61st birthday of the Senate President in Abuja. READ ALSO: BREAKING: NNPC’s Ex- GMD Is…

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JUST IN: Gov Akeredolu Officially Hands Over To Deputy

Governor of Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria, Rotimi Akeredolu has handed over power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Platforms Africa reports. This was disclosed in a statement by chief press secretary to the governor, Richard Olatunde. Akeredolu said he will embark on a medical leave on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, as a follow-up to his treatment. “During his medical leave, Governor Akeredolu will prioritise his health and ensure a full recovery before resuming his official duties,” the statement obtained by Platforms Africa reads. He said a formal letter regarding the medical…

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