Ethnic youth leaders, Yoruba youths describe call for Emefiele’s resignation as baseless, laughable

September 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Nigerian Ethnic Youth Leaders’ Council (NEYLC) and the Oduduwa Youth Assembly have described the call for the resignation of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele as baseless and laughable. Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had on Thursday called for the resignation of the CBN Governor over failure to perform. The groups added that Read More

Osun warns herdsmen agaisnt violating anti-open grazing law

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government Wednesday met with leaders of Fulani and warmed them against violating the new anti-open grazing law. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting with Fulani leaders and herdsmen in the 30 local government including the area office, in Osogbo, the Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Civic Engagement, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, advised the herders to obey the law Read More

VAT: Osun gets 14.7b in 2020

September 21, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government received N14,725,950,020.87 as Value Added Tax (VAT) from the federal government in the year 2020, it was gathered. The VAT, according to the audited financial accounts of the state for the 2020 fiscal year presented by the state Auditor General, Folorunsho Adesina, Tuesday, was part of N31,298,936,478.49 total amount received as statutory allocation for the year. The statutory allocation Read More

APC chieftain chides Wike for attacking Umahi over Buhari’s 2023 comment

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state Chief James Aroh Nweke, has blasted Governor Nyesome Wike of River state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee Chairman, Elder Fred Udeogu over their reactions on Umahi’s statement on the type of President Nigeria needs in 2023. The Rivers state governor had verbally attacked  Umahi, asking Read More

NUJ FCT to engage Rochas Okorocha @59

September 17, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ), FCT Council, Monday, engage the former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on national issues as part of activities to mark his 59th birthday. The council in a press statement, Friday in Abuja, said the discourse, facilitated by the FCT NUJ Chairman, Emmanuel Ogbeche, was titled: Conversation with Owelle Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More

Chairmanship: APC youth identifies Abubabar as best candidate, urges opposition Govs to defect

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the party national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), youths have identified the former Governor of Bauchi state, Barrister Mohammed Abubakar, as the best person to occupy the national chairmanship position of APC. The youths, which are drawn from the six geopolitical zones of the country, not only invited the opposition governors and stakeholders to join 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

25 feared dead as cholera breaks out in Ogun

September 7, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

No fewer than twenty-five persons have been reported dead following the cholera outbreak at Magboro in Obafemi-Owode Local Government area of Ogun State. The outbreak which affected Arepo, Akesan, Akintonde, Sofolarin and Abule-Oko communities have created palpable fear among residents’. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker who confirmed the incident, said the outbreak affected mostly the motorcycle riders and Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More

LG congress: Buni commends APC members for peaceful exercise nationwide

September 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, has congratulated the party faithful, stakeholders and congress officials on the peaceful and successful conduct of the party local government congresses across the country. In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja, by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, quoted Buni as saying “Reports reaching my office indicate Read More

Mining: Senate summons minister, threatens zero budget for non-performing agencies

September 4, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate, Friday, summoned the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, over poor regulation and loss of revenues in the sector. This is as the upper legislative chamber, through its joint committees on Finance, National Planning, Gas Resources, Petroleum Upstream and Downstream, fixed N15 billion as target revenue for Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (NMCO) in 2022 as against Read More

LG congress: Let’s conduct peaceful exercise, Buni charges APC members

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has urged members of the party to conduct themselves peacefully during the local government congress of the party holding Saturday across the country. Buni, through a statement signed by his spokesman Mamman Mohammed, Friday in Abuja, described the exercise as a family affair that should Read More

APC expels caretaker chair for wishing Buhari dead

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) said it has ratified the expulsion of the party’s Caretaker Chairman of Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu. Recall the viral video in which Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu made unwholesome utterences on President Muhammadu Buhari, the leader of the party. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja Read More

Breaking: 6 Anambra lawmakers abandon APGA, join APC

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Six serving members of the Anambra State House of Assembly under the platform of the All  Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Chairman APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, have however, recieved the lawmakers and imediately presented Read More

Breaking: Stella Uduah dumps PDP for APC

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Minister of Aviation in the administation of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and a serving Senator, Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi, known as Stella Oduah, has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). She was received at a brief ceremony in Abuja Thursday and admitted into the party by the Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

30th anniversary: Delta to honour iconic contributors to statehood

August 24, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Delta state government. Monday, said it would honour illustrious Deltans who contributed immensely to the growth and development of the state as it celebrates its 30th anniversary of creation. Chairman of the Central Organising Committee for “Delta at 30 Celebration,’’ Dr Kingsley Emu, made this known at a media briefing in Asaba as part of activities of the week-long celebration. Emu, Read More

Muhammadu Buhari’s imprints on the Nigerian oil and gas sector by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

August 18, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The signing of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 16th, 2021, after it was passed by the National Assembly, has added yet another Buhari signature on the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector.  Equally, the Presidential assent which turned the Bill into Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) of the National Assembly has placed Muhammadu Buhari Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Anambra: APC appoints Uzodinma, Omo-Agege, 22 other govs to lead campaign

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Imo state governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman, National Campaign Committee to lead 22 other governors to campaign for the party. Other party leaders in the national campaign team include the Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy Speaker Idris Wase, Minister of State for Petroleum Read More

Benue needs good governance not press conferences, APC chieftain tackles Ortom

August 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Benue state, Dr Garus Gololo, has urged the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, to focus on bringing the dividends of democracy to the people, rather than indulging in “endless media interview.” He also criticized the governor for distracting public attention from his administration’s failures by fishing around for imaginary enemies.Reaction Read More

Breaking: Tension in Buhari’s House as Police take over APC secretariat

August 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

There was palpable tension at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) early hours of Monday, as policemen, loaded in over five Hillux Patrol Vans took over the recently named Buhari House. The police team numbering over 30 had strategically positioned themselves within the secretariat along Blantyre street, without harassing passersby and the motorists using the street. Blueprint Read More

Abuja coy partners Urban Shelter on UTC, Area 7 Complex reposition

August 6, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The management of Abuja Investment Company Limited (AICL) has partnered a real estate firm, Urban Shelter, on the re-development of UTC and Area 7 shopping Complexes both in Abuja. To this end, the company has inaugurated a central committee to reposition the two markets with the necessary facilities that will attract more customers. Inaugurating the committee in Abuja on Friday, Read More