Prince Yahaya Audu: faults Governor Yahaya Bello’s victory in APC primary election in Kogi
One of the aspirants for Kogi State governorship primary, Prince Yahaya Audu, has called for the cancellation of the results of the primary election conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He alleged that there was no proper accreditation before voting in the election won by Governor Yahaya Bello.
Audu called for the conduct of a fresh, free and fair primaries by the party.
He also said the election was conducted without the agents of most of the aspirants, who participated in the primary.
“Owing to the above irregularities and several … >>> Read Full Story



Chuks Okocha in Abuja

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Japan as a disgraceful outing, adding that it was evidential of the poor attention given to President Buhari by world leaders and investors at the seventh Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICAD)
This, the party said, has further confirmed the rejection of Buhari’s government by the international community.

The party in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, also described as a national embarrassment and shame that President Buhari “could not seal any meaningful economic agreement at the conference but only came home with … >>> Read Full Story



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…Investors rebalance month-end portfolios
By Peter Egwuatu
THE declining crude oil price and fear of a possible global recession may have added pressures on Nigeria’s equity market as volatility continued on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, last week resulting to reversal of previous marginal gains recorded mid-week.
The pullback on the Exchange was largely due to low funds’ inflow as foreign investors continue to watch the nation’s mixed macroeconomic variables in hope for economic reform policies capable of stimulating yields on investment, productivity and consumption.

Equity Market Outlook: Research expects modest recovery in 2019(Opens in a new browser tab)
Analysts at FSDH Merchant Bank Limited … >>> Read Full Story



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A former member of the House of Representatives and Senator representing Kano Central, Rufai Hanga, has told the North to shelve the idea of remaining in power after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.
According to him, the power should return to the South and precisely, the Southwest because they will turn things around, adding that it is not because of their (Southwest) loyalty to the North, but because they have done it before and we have seen it.

The Kano-born politician also said that Igbo cannot produce next president by threats, adding that the South East and South South have little or no chance at all.… >>> Read Full Story



Serena Williams and her baby after alighting from the tricycle. Her husband, Alexis in white tries to settle the cab owner
Serena Williams and her husband worth nearly $200 million, opted at the weekend for the simplest form of mass transit in New York, the three wheeler bike, known in Nigeria as Keke.
It was Serena’s off-day at the US Open, where she is seeking a record equalling 24th Grand Slam.
Serena Williams grabs her daughter Alexis Olympia with hubby giving a helping hand
Serena Williams fetches Alexis Olympia from the cab
As TMZ reported Serena, hubby, Alexis Ohanian and their daughter, Olympia were seen … >>> Read Full Story



Candidates of the PDP were declared winners of Zamfara Elections

Chuks okocha in Abuja 

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his failure to take decisive steps to end bloodletting and guarantee a stable, peaceful and secure nation.
PDP said it’s completely inexcusable that as an individual, occupying the seat of the Commander-in-Chief that the President has failed to organise his parade and articulate a decisive and operable strategy to effectively end violence in the country.

PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, noted with dismay that the Buhari Presidency only stops at issuing condemnations, publishing commiserations and … >>> Read Full Story



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By Peter Egwuatu
THERE are indications that Forte Oil Plc is planning to delist its shares from the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, following the proposed takeover offer by Ignite Investments and Commodities Limited to other existing shareholders.
But the Ignite Investments, weekend, withdrew the proposed takeover offer pending relevant regulatory approvals.

Market sources revealed to Financial Vanguard that the move by Ignite Investments to propose a takeover offer is to enable it acquire controlling stake in Forte Oil and eventually go for delisting from the NSE.
According to a market operator who preferred to remain anonymous: “Ignite Investment is planning to delist Forte Oil from … >>> Read Full Story