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A certain man identified as Gambo Saeed has been arrested and sentenced to 9 month imprisonment for insulting and defaming the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari.

A Katsina Chief Magistrates’ Court sentenced Saeed for insulting and defaming the character of Masari on social media.

Saeed resides at Muduru village in Mani Local Government Area of the State.


The Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that State Governors have no moral right to criticize President Muhammadu Buhari for non-performance.

Sani said this after a meeting with community leaders in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Tuesday.

“I will say it well; no governor in Nigeria has any moral right to call President Muhammadu Buhari a failure.

Late MC Worthy to be buried next week

Acording to information that got to GISTGATE, the popular MC Temple Worthy who died on 13th February at Federal Medical  Centre Owerri after a very brief illness will be buried in his hometown on February 24th. A whole lot of entertainers are expected to be at the burial of the comedian who was at the verge of limelight before death grabbed him. The exact cause of his death is not known but he was reported to have complained about his stomach and chest and was rushed to the hospital where he gave up the ghost. He was announced dead on 13th Feb by his brother Legacy who is a musician. May his soul rest in peace.
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Tinubu is critically ill-Lalong simon reveals

Tinubu was not at the rally in Akure due to ill health, Governor Simon Lalong reveals. The Plateau state governor says all prominent APC members who failed to attend the rally had offered cogent excuses.
Lalong says it is no big deal to not have Tinubu present at certain rallies Governor Lalong said on Monday, November 21, that the South West All Progressives Congress governors who were absent at the Saturday APC Mega Gubernatorial rally in Akure, Ondo, had sent in their apologies and given cogent reasons for their absence.
He said that the national leader of the party, Tinubu, was not at the rally due to ill-health. Lalong, who is the Chairman of Ondo APC Governorship Campaign Council, made this known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari summoned by National Assembly over Economic Recession

Marketers Insists that Petrol Should be sold for N151.87/Litre

Efforts have been made to assure Nigerians that there are no plans to increase the pump price of petrol, We gathered that the actual price at which the product should sell at filling stations is N151.87 per litre.
This “realistic” price is more than the maximum N145 per litre fixed by the Federal Government on May 11, 2016 when it liberalised the downstream oil sector, marketers with knowledge of the market and the pricing mechanism told one of our correspondents on Tuesday.
This, they said, was basically due to the continued scarcity of the United States dollar, adding that the true price of petrol was N151.87 litre, judging by the current ex-depot price of the commodity.

Nigeria Needs To Be United-JONATHAN

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the world will forget Nigeria if its citizens allow the country to be broken into smaller hostile political units.
Jonathan said this on Wednesday while addressing State House correspondents shortly after his brief meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He said he had always stood for a united Nigeria not because of its oil wealth, but because of the greatness of its human resource and the uniqueness of its diversity.
He said both qualities stand the country out.

69 students Expelled from Lasu for Cultism,Exam Malpractise

Lagos State University has expelled 69 students for their involvement in cultism, examination malpractices and other gross misconducts during examinations within the school premises. LASU-VC, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun LASU-VC, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun This came barely four months after 25 students were suspended for various offences pending their appearances before the constituted panels. The document further stated that over 15 of the 69 students expelled were final year students of the institution. This was contained in the Official Bulletin published by the Centre For Information, Press & Public Relations of The Vice Chancellor’s Office on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 and made available to Vanguard yesterday. Of the 69 students expelled by the school management, 21 were involved in use of fake docket, a card containing the bio data of the student and the courses registered for the semester by the student.

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Mbaka vs Buhari-Nigerians would reject you in 2019

Enugu Catholic priest, and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu State, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians will not vote for him in 2019 if he does not address the high level of hunger and sufferingin the country.
Mbaka has been one of Buhari’s most vocal supporters since he asked Nigerians to reject the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party during the 2015 presidential pol and predicted Buhari’s victory.

You can Now Pay Cheques into Savings Accounts-CBN

On Tuesday, The Central Bank Of Nigeria released four new guidelines for the banking industry, top of which was an approval for bank customers to make cheque deposits into their savings accounts.
Prior to this development, bank customers could only make cheque deposits into their current accounts.
The new guidelines were contained in a circular posted on the CBN website and signed by the Director, Banking and Payment System, Mr. Dipo Fatokun.
The circular, which was directed to banks and other financial institutions, was dated July 28, 2016.
Aside from this approval, the CBN also ordered banks and other financial institutions to remove fixed interest rate on credit cards.

What Should President Buhari do With The Recovered Loots

First, the Federal Government must listen to public opinion on what it should do with the recovered stolen money. Based on the recommendations and suggestions people make, they should prayerfully seek God’s will on what it should be used for.
Personally, I think the money should be used to improve the welfare of the masses. It should be used to provide the basic necessities of life for the ordinary people. Part of it should go into infrastructure development. But if you consider our state of economy, you would agree that agriculture is vital to economic diversification.

Protest in Kaduna By Half Naked Women for the recent Killings

Half-naked women on Tuesday protested over alleged night attacks by herdsmen on Ninte village in Godogodo Chiefdom of Jema’a Local Government, Kaduna State.
The women from Ninte and surrounding villages staged the protest at the palace of the Chief of Godogodo.
The women demanded government intervention to stop the alleged increasing cases of night killings, rape, burning of houses by some assailants in the area.

Reason Why Bank Manager Committed Suicide-FCMB

First City Monument Bank Plc says its official, Olisa Nwakoby, who committed suicide on Friday in front of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Lekki, Lagos State, had personal challenges and became frustrated.
The bank, however, noted that neither the management nor colleagues of the deceased were aware of the challenges, adding that it was working with Nwakoby’s family and the police to unravel the nature of the challenges.

Pay Oyo Workers or Resign Within 5 Days Tuc tells Gov Ajimobi

Just one week after the workers in the employ of Oyo state government resumed work after seven weeks’ strike their leadership called to press home their demand for the payment of arrears of salaries, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Monday issued a five-day ultimatum to Governor Abiola Ajimobi to offset the arrears or resign as the state helmsman.

APC Came Into Power By Accident – Dokpesi

Former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has asserted that the failure of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to deliver on its campaign promises to Nigerians is an indication that the party came into power by “accident.”
Dokpesi, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairmanship hopeful, made the remark while addressing party delegates at the party’s state secretariat in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.

Wike: Nigeria Will Be Doomed if this INEC Conducts 2019 Election

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Nigeria would be heading for disaster if the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is allowed to conduct the 2019 general elections in the country.

Photo:Woman charged to court by EFCC over N4milion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, May 24, arraigned Dr. Love Obiani Iwori before Justice R. I. Ahiakwo of the Rivers State High court sitting in Port Harcourt, on a one- count charge bordering on issuance of dishonored cheque to the tune of Four Million Naira (N4, 000, 000.00).

Dr. Obiani allegedly presented a cheque of N4million in payment for a 2008 model Toyota Avalon saloon car belonging to the complainant, Lawal Babangida, which on presentation at the bank was returned unpaid due to insufficient funds. 
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Kaduna declares state of emergency on tomato

The Commissioner for Agriculture and Forestry in Kaduna state, Manzo Daniel today disclosed that the state government has declared a state of emergency on tomato following an attack of tomato blight that has wiped out about 80percent of tomato farms in the state. Manzo stated this while spealing at a press briefing to mark the administration's one year in office.

Fayose discloses reseason for the removal of Ali Modu Sheriff

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said the former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party was dissolved and caretaker committee appointed at the last Saturday National Convention held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State to save the party.