MCRP: World Bank technical support mission inspects Yobe projects

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

As part of the post insurgency projects, the World Bank Multi-Secroral Crisis Recovery Project (MCRP) for Northeast (Yobe) Technical Support Mission were on Friday in Damaturu, the state capital. The World Bank Team members include Serena Cavicchi, Task Team Leader, Chidozie AG, Agricultural Economist, Anas Abba Kyari, Senior Procurement Specialist. Others are Professor Ahmed Chinade Environmental Safeguard and Nkem Uzochukun Read More

2023: At last, INEC postpones deadline for party primaries

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has eventually agreed to extend the deadline given for various political parties to conduct primaries ahead of 2023 general elections. A press statement by the commission’s Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, on Saturday said the political parties now has between June 4 and 9, 2022 to conduct and conclude primaries. Read Read More

Manifesto review: Yahaya Bello leads Tinubu, Atiku, others in Channels TV rating

May 27, 2022 Tope Sunday, Abuja 0

Ahead of the big presidential contest for tickets of the two major political parties scheduled for the weekend,  a detailed analysis by Channels TV on the manifestos of top contenders across the two parties has thrown up Governor Yahaya Bello as the aspirant with the most feasible roadmap. Both the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Read More

Breaking: Peter Obi joins Labour Party, rallies supporters ahead 2023 general elections

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

Two days after quitting People’s Democratic Party, former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has eventually joined Labour party, a platform he hopes to actualise his presidential ambition. Read his full statement “The Road to Recovery I thank all Nigerians, especially our youths, who have joined me in the mission of rescuing and taking back Nigeria. This project is yours Read More

ANFASSC ready to cheer Super Eagles in America – Official

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

The United States of America Chapter of Authentic Nigeria Football and Allied Sports Supporters Club are all geared ready to cheer the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the upcoming International friendlies in the USA. The Super Eagles will be playing the Mexican and Ecuadorian National teams on May 28 and June 2, 2022 respectively.  The National President of ANFASSC Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi Read More

After quitting governorship contest, Abaribe leaves PDP, resigns as Senate minority leader

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

Few after quitting governorship contest in Abia state, Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has quit the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The serving Senator also resigned as the Minority Leader in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Senator Abaribe confirmed his exit from the party, and resignation as a minority leader in the Senate in separate letters to the ward Read More

Breaking: Woman shocks Ribadu, 4 other men, emerges governorship candidate in Adamawa

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

A woman and serving Senator, Aishatu Binani, has been elected as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa state. Senator Binani, representing Adamawa Central competed with five men clinched the party’s ticket in the just concluded governorship primary election in the state. She polled 430 votes to defeat her closest rival and former chairman of the Read More

Ogbonnaya Onu: Keeping a date with destiny

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

He doesn’t seem like the typical Nigerian politician of this era. Calm and unassuming, former Abia State governor and the immediate past minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has however managed to remain one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s long serving cabinet members for the better part of his administration until he resigned to contest for the presidential ticket Read More

Nasarawa: APC postpones state assembly primaries

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state has announced the postponement of its state assembly primary election. Chairman of the party John W. Mamman announced this on Thursday’s night at a press briefing in Lafia the state capital. He said the party has discovered that the official and authentic list of delegates sent to the National secretariat for the party’s Read More

2023: I have come to bring good tidings in Arochukwu, Ohafia constituency, Ikoku tells APC delegates

May 26, 2022 Editor 0

Leading House of Representatives aspirant for Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency in Abia state, Chief Mrs Mary Ikoku, has appealed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates to vote for her at the party primaries scheduled to hold on Friday May 27, 2022. Mary, a media guru and notable social advocate spoke in a press statement through her campaign organisation on Thursday. Read More

Breaking: Buhari heads to Malabo, to attend AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari would depart Abuja on Thursday, May 26, 2022, to participate in African Union Extra-ordinary Session of Assembly of Heads of State and Government in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with special focus on security. The three-day summit, which would hold between May 26 and 28 would also focus on humanitarian challenges in Africa, with related issues on migration, refugees, returnees and Internally Read More

Electoral Amendment Act 2022: Supreme court reserves judgment

May 26, 2022 NAN 0

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved judgment in the suit filed by the President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami, to void the provisions of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act, 2022. The court will announce a date to parties involved. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on May 19, the apex court admitted an Read More

UEFA Champions League final: Liverpool to pocket £106m if…

May 26, 2022 Editor 0

For a golden period in the 1970s and 80s, English football ruled the roost in Europe. And since claiming seven out of 10 European Cups through the triumphs of Nottingham Forest, Liverpool and Aston Villa, England has strived to restore those continental bragging rights. Now, the country can finally step into a new era of supremacy, say analysts, as the Read More

Presidential ticket: APC national chairman, Adamu, breaks silence on consensus arrangement

Ahead of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential primaries scheduled for Sunday, the party’s leadership Wednesday said consensus arrangement on its choice candidate is not on the table for now.  APC National Chairman Senator Abdullah Adamu revealed this while speaking to some select journalists in Abuja. The party leader, who reiterated his commitment to ensuring level Echoes of consensus   There Read More

2023: Bala Mohammed in top contention, Atiku, Saraki sure of victory  

May 25, 2022 Editor 0

With less than a week to the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja, top contenders are putting finishing touches to their strategies to emerge as the party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 presidential election. With former Anambra state Governor Peter Obi pulling out of the party, fourteen party chieftains are now left in the race for the Read More

Breaking: Roma beat Feyenoord, win inaugural Europa Conference League as Mourinho strikes new European record

May 25, 2022 BBC 0

Roma won their first major European trophy by beating Feyenoord in the inaugural Europa Conference League final. Jose Mourinho’s first season in charge of the Italians ended with a trophy after Nicolo Zaniolo chested down Gianluca Mancini’s lofted pass before beating goalkeeper Justin Bijlow with a clever flick. Mourinho, who has won the Champions League, Europa League and the Uefa Read More

Breaking: David Ombugadu emerges Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

A former House of Representatives member, Hon. David Ombugadu, has been declared winner of the Nasarawa state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election. Chairman of the electoral committee, Mr. Bature Musa, declared Ombugadu winner of the primary election held in Nasarawa local government area of the state on Wednesday. He said Ombugadu polled 247 votes to defeat Maj. Gen. Read More

Breaking: In Anambra, Soludo slams curfew on 8 LGAs over killings

May 25, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

Anambra state governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew in eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) where activities of gunmen are on the increase. The LGAs include Aguata, Ihiala, Ekwusigo, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Orumba North and Orumba South. These LGAs make up Anambra south senatorial zone. Read the full statement SOLUDO ADDRESSES NDI ANAMBRA, DECLARES CURFEW IN Read More

Breaking: Ex-Information Minister, Labaran Maku, quits PDP governorship contest, may join APC

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Former Minister of Information and governorship aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state, Mr. Labaran Maku, has withdrawn from  the party’s primary contest. Mr. Maku who spoke on Wednesday could not give reason for his late withdrawal “After due consultation with my family, political associates and stakeholders, I have decided to withdraw from 2022 PDP governorship primary Read More

Governance: Adesina tasks media on credible, fair reportage, hails Presidential Dairy Magazine 

May 25, 2022 Editor 0

The Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, has called on the Nigerian media to always ensure credible and fair reportage of governance issues. Adesina who spoke in Abuja during the 6th anniversary conference and award ceremony of Presidential Dairy Magazine commended the medium for being credible and fairn to President Buhari’s administration in their reportage. Read More

Breaking: Emma Raducanu crashes out of French Open

May 25, 2022 TheSun 0

Emma Raducanu will head home and begin her Wimbledon preparations after a severe beating in Paris. What had started out so promisingly for Raducanu turned into a huge disappointment on Court Suzanne-Lenglen at Roland Garros. Raducanu, 19, won the opening 6-3 and appeared to be coping with the wind and the conditions following a 11am start in the French capital. Yet Aliaksandra Sasnovich Read More