Kagoro old boys association elects new executives

January 29, 2023 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Kagoro Secondary School Old Boys Association (KASSOBA) has elected new national executives to handle the affairs of the association for the next 3 years. Swearing in the newly elected officials at the Bagaiya Library in the school at Kagoro Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State during the weekend, one of the board members of the school, and an Read More

Sean Dampte, Depro collaborate on new single Mon Bebe

January 28, 2023 Editorial III 0

Nigerian music sensation Sean Dampte is set to collaborate with industry prodigy and savage music talent, Depro on a new single titled, Mon Bebe. This is sequel to a successful first ever live in concert in the city of Lagos, where Sean thrilled fans with an unforgettable performance. This collaboration defines Sean’s path into the New Year and shows consistency Read More

Group campaigns for Tinubu in Gombe

January 27, 2023 Umar Mohammad 0

Youth empowerment, entrepreneurship and creating business incubation hubs and skills acquisition centers for Nigerian teeming youth have been identified as keys in igniting a social change and spur economic development in Nigeria.  This was discussed during a one-day round table discussion held in Gombe yesterday by a group campaigning for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Read More

God has been kind to me, I survived many battles – Buhari

January 27, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Daura returned all thanks to God for safety in life’s journeys over many years, highlighting the years of battle during the Nigerian Civil War and some personal challenges as testimonies of divine protection and guidance. President Buhari, who visited the Emir of Daura, Faruk Umar Faruk, after commissioning of two roads, said the destiny Read More

Osun tribunal sacks Adeleke, declares Oyetola governor

…Verdict victory for democracy, rule of law – APC …Adeleke, PDP reject judgement, vow to appeal …INEC the greatest beneficiary, says Oyetola …Timi Frank urges NJC, EFCC to probe tribunal judges The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo on Friday ordered that the certificate of return given to Governor Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) be Read More

Sanwo-Olu signs 2023 appropriation bill into law

January 27, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday signed the 2023 appropriation bill of N1.76 trillion into law at the State House, Ikeja. Sanwo-Olu said the budget tagged budget of continuity was to complete all on-going projects in different parts of the state. It would be recalled that on October 27, 2022, Sanwo-Olu presented a N1.692 trillion to the Read More

Anambra’ll expose, reward corps members with skills, jobs, others – Soludo

January 27, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Anambra state governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on Friday assured corps members serving in the state that they would be exposed and rewarded with entrepreneurial jobs and other opportunities. Soludo gave the assurance at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Permanent Orientation Camp at Mbaukwu/Umuawulu in Awka South local government area during a swearing ceremony of 1,300 new corps members Read More

UNILORIN don warns against legalising ‘mercy killing, ‘assisted suicide’ in Nigeria

January 27, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The first Professor of Euthanasia and Medical Law in Africa, Bashiru Omipidan, has cautioned against legislation that will legalise the practice of mercy killing and assisted suicide in Nigeria. Omipidan, who is a lecturer in the department of private and property law of the University of Ilorin, also called for tightening of Nigeria’s criminal code, by providing sections that will Read More

Court rejects suit seeking to compel INEC to recognise Udofia as APC guber candidate

January 27, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja Thursday, struck out a suit seeking to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept and publish the name of Mr Akanimo Udofia as governorship candidate of the Akwa Ibom All Progressives Congress (APC) for the March 11 election. In a judgement, Justice Emeka Nwite held that the court lacked jurisdiction to decide Read More

INEC meets RECs, schedules mock accreditation February 4

January 27, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has affirmed the conduct of a mock accreditation of voters across the country as a field test exercise in readiness for 2023 all inclusive general elections and to put finishing touches to its preparations. The INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, stated this Friday at the Commission’s meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) from the Read More

Sani donates N20m grant to 700 traders for shop mortgage, rent

January 27, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Uba Sani, has donated N20 million grant to 700 traders across Kaduna state to enable them pay 10% mortgage down payment, and for others to pay rent on their shop. The Managing Director, Kaduna Market Development and Management Company, Ms Tamar Nandul, who disclosed this on Friday at the commissioning Read More

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Comptroller FN OGAR – MODEY takes over mantle of leadership as CAC, FCT Area Commander

January 27, 2023 David Agba 0

Comptroller  Florence N. Ogar – Modey Friday assumed duty as Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Command with a charge to Officers/Men and stakeholders to maintain high level of discipline and improve in revenue collection She expressed optimism that with maximum support of her Management Team, Stakeholders and other government agencies, revenue increase is achievable. Comptroller Read More

Over 3,800 foreign nationals in Anambra warned not to partake in 2023 polls

January 27, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) on Friday warned the over 3,800 foreigners that are resident in Anambra state to steer clear of the 2023 general elections or risk prosecution. The NIS controller, Anambra state Command, Mrs. Ngozi Odikpo, gave the warning at Awka, during a meeting with representatives of West African countries residing in the State. Odikpo, who said the Read More

Exam registration: Kwara revenue agency, school proprietors disagree over ‘double taxation’

January 27, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The management of Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) on Friday debunked claims by proprietors of private schools in the state that the agency was imposing double taxation on them. The agency stated that it had not introduced any new tax for schools or corporate bodies nor added new items to old rates “between 2019 and now.” School proprietors under Read More

2023: Get balanced views on Nigeria’s election process, Gbajabiamila tells EU, other observers

January 27, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged election observer missions and monitors in Nigeria to get balanced views by speaking to a broad range of stakeholders before making their conclusions on the outcome of the forthcoming general elections. He said being a multi-ethnic, multicultural, and multi-religious country, different people would naturally have different biases and push Read More

Centre for children with disabilities set to take off in Lagos

January 27, 2023 Adewale Ajayi 0

A centre that will provide capacity building for children with disability has been established in Lagos.  The Centre which is located in the Surulere area of Lagos state will provide training, learning aids and vocational education for children with disabilities in order to give them the opportunity to develop and harness their potential. According a statement signed by Adewale Adeoye Read More

2023: Kogi PDP blasts Sahara Reporters over ‘misleading’ report

January 27, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that no amount of media campaign of calumny against the party could distract it from its mission to rescue the nation from its present predicament. The party stated this while refuting a publication by Sahara Reporters on their January 22, 2023, edition with the caption “Gov Yahaya Bello Read More

PDP rejects Ayade’s planned civil service recruitment

January 27, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

‘…Cross River on precipice edge’ The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River state, Senator Sandy Onor, has described Governor Ben Ayade’s alleged plan to conduct recruitment exercise into the state civil service as “a voodoo exercise.” He said with the state being at the edge of precipice socio-economically, Ayade should not embark on such venture Read More

MASSOB condemns killing in name of Biafra agitation

January 27, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

…Says you can’t get Biafra by killing your people Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has condemned the gruesome murder of innocent  Biafran citizens by the enemies of Ndigbo who are masquerading as freedom fighters. Recall that there had been many killings in the South-east in recent time; the most recent being the gruesome killing Read More

Humanitarian Affairs minister presents GRADE report on 2022 floods

January 27, 2023 Editorial III 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has tasked stakeholders in disaster management, especially the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), to take proactive steps in planning the recovery and rehabilitation of victims of the 2022 floods. Speaking Friday in Abuja, during the presentation of Global Rapid (post disaster) Damage Read More

Fuel subsidy brouhaha: As reality dawns on FG…

January 27, 2023 BENJAMIN UMUTEME 0

The fuel subsidy debate continues to draw different responses from a cross-section of Nigerians, but with the recent comment by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed , that the June date for subsidy removal will begin in April, this year, it’s clear that more is yet to come; writes BENJAMIN UMUTEME. In what has been Read More

Imo residents storm banks over new Naira notes

January 27, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Thousands of Imo residents in the early hours of Friday stormed various banks in the state, especially Owerri, the state capital, in search of the newly designed Naira notes. However, our Correspondent who visited banks gathered that the notes could not be easily accessed. Our Correspondent reports that there were long queues both in the banking halls and at Automated Read More