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Update : Legal Saga may delay appointment of new Alaafin, As Olanite royal family sued the governor, Others

The Olanite royal family sued the governor, Attorney General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice, and the Alaafin of Oyo (on behalf of the Atiba Traditional Council) in 2020. The family is seeking, among others, an order that the ‘Alaafin of Oyo Chieftaincy Declaration’ be ammended by the Atiba Local Government Area. The Alaafin affairs are currently under Atiba Local Government. ... Read More »

UBA Upgrades Chatbot features, as Leo launches service on Google Business Chat, Instagram

Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced the expansion of the services of Leo, its Artificial Intelligence chatbot to Google Business Chat and Instagram. Leo – UBA’s AI-powered chatbot, which enables customers to make use of their social media accounts to carry out key banking transactions – was first introduced in January, 2018. It has since ... Read More »

2023 presidential ambition : Atiku chased journalists out of the Plateau State Secretariat of the People’s Democratic Party

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar chased journalists out of the Plateau State Secretariat of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP when he visited on Monday to meet with the State leadership and delegates of the Party to discuss his 2023 Presidential ambition. Atiku is the first aspirant to bar journalists from the PDP hall even though some of his co-contenders have ... Read More »

Hon. BENJAMIN OLABINJO, a politician with unusual equanimity…. Eyes Ifako/Ijaiye House of Reps seat again with new verve

Of all the four, at least for now, who are having a close shot at the revered and plum seat of the Ifako/Ijaiye Federal Constituency in the Green Chamber in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, one name that resonates and still reverberates as a very revered and an unusual player of politics without bitterness, and never a do-or-die affair ... Read More »

2023 : Intrigues as ministers develop cold feet over resignation

The presidency disclosed that nine of the ministers were hoping to hang on to their positions, until the president dropped the bombshell directing them to resign by Monday. Even after President Muhammadu Buhari held a valedictory session on Friday for 10 ministers who had declared interest in elective offices, some of them are still scheming to hang on to their ... Read More »

Hon.James Adisa Owolabi, going back to the Green Chamber to do more

A Federal Lawmaker with a renewed mission yet to be accomplishedHe has been in the Lower House of the National Assembly since 2019, and has without being immodest rendered his representation qualitatively, going by the retinue of achievements he has recorded in the current dispensation, and he is now angling for a second tenure to do more for his constituents ... Read More »


Why he is most favoured among fellow House of Reps Aspirants in Ifako-Ijaiye Fed. ConstituencyNo doubt he has an enviable and inimitable record in his professed and original line of calling as a proficient and prolific engineer of no mean repute. But outside his professional calling, the very loyal party man has proved that he is a professional in politics ... Read More »

magnetic Hon. Saka Fafunmi, A Man Who Walks His Talk!… Now on the march again to the Lower House in Abuja

He has an uncanny approach to issues when it comes to matters that touch the lives of the commoman, especially those in his immediate constituency. The man, Honourable Saka Fafunmi is a persona with political impeccable character, and could count to be tested and reliable any time. He qualifies to be described as someone who has been there and done ... Read More »

Update : Olawepo-Hashim withdraws from 2023 presidential race, said “Certain developments have necessitated my withdrawal”

downloadfile After series of consultations and reflections on current developments in the political scene, a frontline aspirant in the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has bowed out of the 2023 presidential contest, saying his “own day will come.” In a statement from his media office in Abuja on Friday, Mr. Olawepo-Hashim explained that his decision to contest ... Read More »

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