Category: National/Politics

Emir Of Kano Sues For Peace

Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, on Saturday reiterated the need for peace and unity in Nigeria, which he said are the major ingredients for a better nation. The respected monarch urged Nigerians to put all hands on deck to move the country to a better place. He disclosed this during a courtesy visit to his…

APC Governors Meet In Abuja

Governors under the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, are scheduled to converge in Abuja on Saturday night. The meeting is billed to commence at about 9pm, Aproko247 has learnt. Already, state governors of the APC, the country’s main opposition party, are on their way to the nation’s capital city for the meeting. Governor Rochas…

EFCC Yet To Invite Oduah

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has disclosed that it is yet to ask the recently dropped Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, to appear at its office to explain her role in the controversial procurement of two bulletproof BMW cars by a parastatal in the aviation ministry. Addressing newsmen on Friday at the Commission’s…

CONFAB: Northern Govs To Converge In Kaduna

On Monday, February 17, 2014, the Northern State Governors’ Forum, NSGF, will storm the city of Kaduna to deliberate on the proposed national conference set up by the Federal Government. The Governor of Niger State and Chairman of the Forum, Babangida Aliyu, disclosed on Friday that the governors will be meeting to also extensively review…

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, on Friday, February 14, 2014, was “discharged and acquitted” by a Federal High Court siting in Abuja of any complicity in all corruption charges brought against by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. An emotional Bankole burst into tears after the judgement was read by…

Wild Jubilation At Lagos, Abuja Airports Over Oduah's Sack

Some workers at the Lagos and Abuja airports could not hide their excitements on Wednesday over the sack of embattled Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, after several months of pressures mounted on him by Nigerians to send Oduah packing. Aviation sources informed Aproko247 that the ‘happy workers’ expressed satisfaction over…

Tukur's Wife Dumps PDP For APC

Wife of former National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Bamanga Tukur, Hajiya Asiya Mohammed Bello, has dumped the ruling party, which also her husband’s party, to join the opposition, the All Progressives Congress, APC. Hajiya Bello, on Thursday, registered with the APC at Gabasawa Ward in Unguwan Rimi, Kaduna North local government area…