2023: APC backs Senate’s decision on direct primaries

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed support for Senate amendments to the Electoral Act which mandates political parties to elect their candidates through direct primaries mode. In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja, by the APC’s acti g national secretary John James Akpanudoedehe, asked Nigerians to ignore the the soundbites from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which vehemently Read More

Group passes vote of confidence on Audi’s leadership in NSCDC

October 12, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

A group,   Stand Up Nigeria, has passed a vote of confidence on Dr Audi Ahmed following his superlative leadership reforms in the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The group who led thousands of Nigerians early this morning to the National Assembly vowed that Audi wont be distracted despite several calls for his removal. The Convener, Sunday Attah in Read More

APC governors celebrate Inuwa Yahaya @60, call him ‘shining light’

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has described the governor of Gombe state Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, as a ‘shining light’ even as he marks his 60th birthday. In a statement signed Saturday in Abuja by the chairman of the forum and Kebbi state governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, commended governor Read More

Pictures: Police rescues 187 Kidnapped victims in Zamfara

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

By Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau Zamfara State Police Command through its tactical operatives in a Joint operations at Tsibiri forest in Maradun local government government area of the state has rescued 187 Kidnapped victims. This was made known by the state Commissioner of Police CP Ayuba N. Elkana while handing over the victims to the state government for onward measures. According Read More

Int’l Deaf Week: DWAI honours advocates

October 1, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Notable advocates of people with hearing impairment have been recognised for their immense contributions to making life more meaningful for the deaf in the country. Deaf Women Aloud Initiative (DWAI) during the awards ceremony Friday in Abuja, as part of activities lined up to commemorate the International Week of the Deaf on the theme: “Celebrating Thriving Nigeria Deaf Community.” Its Read More

(Breaking) 61st Independence anniversary: Buhari exposes those sponsoring agitations, violence, preaches unity

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has said  Nigeria must remain a strong and united country despite the current challenges.In a nationwide broadcast to mark the 61st independence anniversary, the president reiterated that the country’s unity is not negotiable. “Nigeria is for all of us. Its unity is not negotiable. And its ultimate success can only be achieved if we all come together with a Read More

Pictures: Dare celebrates ANOCA at 40, predicts brighter future for sports in Africa

September 29, 2021 Editor 0

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, Wednesday, officially declared open events to mark the 40th anniversary of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) executive board at the ANOCA headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. The Minister who is playing host to Youth and Sports Ministers from Algeria, Ghana and Egypt acknowledged the presence of his Read More

Keystone bank backs Adron Games 2021

September 29, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

The management of Keystone Bank on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit on Adron Homes and Properties, sponsors of the eargerly awaited annual Adron Games. The Keystone Bank team led by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Olaniran Olayinka, was received to the corporate head office of Adron Homes by the Group Managing Director, Aare Adetola Emmanuel-King. The visit which Read More

Abuja to host NBBF extraordinary Congress

September 22, 2021 Lekan Olasende 0

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced Saturday, 2nd October for its Extraordinary Congress following the invitation letter sent to stakeholders dated 21st of September. In a letter sent out to the 36 State Basketball Association Chairmen and the Federal Capital Territory by the NBBF Secretary, Mrs Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi, the Congress will take place at Hotel De Bentley, Utako, Abuja. Delegates Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

Maj. Datong: MUN hails military’s commitment to end insecurity

September 18, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, Mothers for United Nigeria (MUN), has said the rescue of Major C. L. Datong who was abducted by bandits in Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna by the military, coupled renewed onslaught on bandits shows leadership of the Armed forces of Nigeria (AFN) is working diligently to ensure that the country overcomes her present security challenges.MUN while expressing delight Read More

DG NYSC lauds Army’s 8 division for support

September 10, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has expressed appreciation for the support given to the scheme by the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Division’s headquarters in Sokoto, General Ibrahim said the Army had remained a pillar and dependable partner of the scheme since inception. The DG thanked Read More

Oyetola inaugurates 360 newly-recruited Amotekun officers

September 7, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Tuesday inaugurated 360 newly-recruited officers into the State Security Network Agency ”Amotekun Corps’. This is just as he disclosed recruitment of 750 vigilantes across all local governments in the state to provide intelligence on the activities and suspicious movements of criminals in the state. The Amotekun Corps was inaugurated at the Wole Soyinka Grammar School, Ejigbo, Read More

FCTA moves against criminals, nabs 14 in city centre

September 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

As a swift response to public outcry over incessant criminal activities and attacks on residents, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Tuesday stormed some of the dreaded flash points within the City Centre, arresting 14 suspects, recovered dangerous weapons and destroying their shanties.  The worst hit by the manhunt operations were the areas around Bolingo hotels, Church Gate Towers, Read More

2022 budget: Yobe holds dialogue, stakeholders engagement

September 1, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

In an effort to continue to allow citizens make inputs to budget allocations, Yobe state government in collaboration with civil society organizations (CSOs) Wednesday organised a citizens engagement forum where inputs will be collected from the general public for inclusion in to the 2022 proposed annual budget of respective ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) in the state. Governor Mai Mala Read More

APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

@52: APC govs laud Zulum’s commitment to end Boko Haram

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has joined Nigerians and other well wishers to celebrate the birthday of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, Governor of Borno state, even as they acknowledged Zulum’s dedication and commitment to the fight against Boko Haram. The APC governors, in a statement signed Thursday in Abuja, by their chairman and governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Read More

No previous govt developed Niger Delta like Buhari’s administration – APC group

August 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, has said that no previous administration has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region like the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group assured that Buhari will not relent in the implementation of his vision of a safe, secure Read More

Corruption, insecurity differentiate APC from PDP, PGF boss replies Jega

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has faulted the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Attairu Jega, for saying the ruling party and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the same. Jega had in a recent interviews claimed that both the PDP Read More

Digitise operations: Why staff may lose their jobs soon- CAC RG

August 20, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Registrar General/CEO of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has said some staff may lose their jobs as the Registry continues to digitise its operations. In a press release issued on Friday in Abuja by the Director, Public Affairs, Ukaga Edward, explained that the CAC RG noted this during a working visit to the CAC Port Harcourt Read More

Mysterious death: Osun govt orders immediate investigation, autopsy on corpses

August 18, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Government has vowed to unravel causes of death of seven members of a family in Apomu, Isokan Local Government Area of the state, Tuesday morning.  The state government has therefore ordered immediate investigation into the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death.   A statement by the Commissioner for Health, Rafiu Isamotu, Wednesday, also ordered that an autopsy be carried out Read More

APC govs celebrate Buhari’s assent of PIB, economy restructuring

August 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has celebrated the assent to the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the current administration has demonstrated unwavering commitment to change Nigeria democratically. The APC governors also said the new PIB present a convincing credential and commitment of the party to restructure Nigerian economy through democratic process in line with provisions of Read More

Elkana assumes as Zamfara CP, charges personnel on discipline

August 14, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

The new Commissioner of Police of Zamfara state, CP Ayuba N. Elkana, has urged officers and men of the command to be alive to their responsibilities and ensure discipline and Professional conduct in their respective departments. This was made known by the command spokesperson of the command, SP Muhammd Shehu in a statement issued to newsmen. According to him, the Read More