Today’s Headlines:Gov. Oyebanji, Fasoranti, Buhari’s Ex-Aide Hail Tinubu’s Tribunal Victory, Ogbuku Vows To Transform Niger Delta


The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, which on Wednesday upheld his February 25 election.

Oyebanji described the judgment as “solid and detailed” and “a judicial sustenance of the mandate given to the clear winner of the presidential poll.”

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, on Wednesday, urged its staff members to support his vision for the region.

While thanking President Bola Tinubu for regaining confidence in him by reappointing him as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NDDC, he pledged to work hard with the support of staff to meet the President’s expectations.


Delta State House of Assembly has passed the N166.5 billion additional supplementary budget sent to the House by Governor Sheriff Oborevwori for approval.

Leading debate in favour of the additional supplementary appropriation bill Thursday, the Majority Leader of the House, Emeka Nwaobi said the supplementary bill which now stands at forty-six billion, three hundred and eighty-six million, seven hundred and forty-one thousand, nine hundred and seventy-five naira (N46,386,741,975.00) as additional recurrent expenditure and one hundred and twenty billion, two hundred million naira as capital expenditure (N120,200,000,000.00) was necessitated due to the increase in revenue space.

A Nigerian man who simply identified himself as Jared has accused the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu of using police orderlies to abduct him before the 2023 general elections.

The man in a video that has gone viral on the Internet, showing how he went to the Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja to submit a petition against the Edo State Commissioner of Police, also accused the Deputy Governor of stealing his gold Daytona wristwatch worth $250,000 during the alleged abduction.