APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

NCC warns subscribers against linking NIN to another’s SIM

October 18, 2021 David Agba 0

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned telecoms consumers to ensure they do not allow their National Identification Number (NIN) to be linked to another person’s Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards, no matter how close the person is to them.   The Commission gave the warning during its third run Telecom Consumer Town Hall on Radio (TCTHR) programme, broadcast live Read More

2023: Osinbajo best qualified to succeed Buhari, APC group declares

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the 2023 general elections, a support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Consolidation Group (PCP) has rated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the best qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC members said Osinbajo’s presidency will increase party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also accelerate growth Read More

Pictures: AGF, Malami, receives two commendation, awards in one day

September 29, 2021 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Tuesday, received two commendation and awards from two groups in one day. While the Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umaru Jibrilu Gwandu, received the one of Karnati Global Resource, the Special Assistant to the President on Financial Crime and Compliance, office of the AGF, Barr. Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Reps summon minister over contingents’ failed doping test

September 22, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has resolved to invite the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare, to brief its Committee on Sports on developments that led some of Nigerian athletes’ disqualification over noncompliance with doping test rules. The committee is expected to ruffle the level of Nigeria’s compliance with extant regulations set by the International Association of Athletics Federations Read More

Court to prosecute corps members found violating COVID-19 protocols in Anambra

September 6, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The  Anambra State Coordinator, National Youth Social Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Yetunde Baderinwa, has setup a team of corps members as taskforce to enforce compliance to coronavirus approved protocols. Baderinwa, while inducting the COVID-19/Sanitation Vanguards at Nnamdi Azikiwe National Orientation camp, Mbaukwu Umuawulu, Awka South Local Government Area, warned that corps members caught violating COVID-19 protocols would be prosecuted by camp Read More

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More

Buhari recovers N1tr stolen funds in six years – APC-LAC

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has so far recovered about to One trillion Naira worth of stolen funds and assets since assuming office in 2015. The APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, in a statement released Thursday in Abuja, said all final forfeitures are being deployed for use in the government’s special Read More

Ranching: PDP condemns Umahi for secretly collecting N6bn

August 26, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ebonyi state chapter Thursday lambasted governor David Umahi for secretly collecting the sum of 6 billion naira for ranching programme in the state. Special Assistant to President Buhari, Gabar Shehu had on Wednesday night in program on channels television revealed that Ebonyi among three other state in the federation accessed 24 billion naira for ranching. Read More

Lalong visits victims of plateau killings, says culprit‘ll be dealt with

August 17, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Governor Simon Lalong  has on Monday, visited victims of Saturday attacks receiving treatment at Plateau state specialist hospital and Bingham University Teaching Hospital. Lalong also went round some communities within Jos to monitor compliance to the 24-hour curfew imposed on Jos North Local Government Area. He said: “This time around, we will deal with people found guilty, both from the Read More

Ogun seals 26 buildings, 5 others get contravention notice

August 15, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state government has served contravention notice to five commercial buildings at Mowe-Ofada in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of the State, while it sealed 26 other buildings including gas outlets, petrol filling station, as well as commercial buildings for non-compliance with Physical Planning law of the State. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl. Tunji Odunlami disclosed this Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court affirms Buni’s CECPC leadership lawful, says APC is right

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigerian Supreme Court has affirmed that the leadership Governor Mai Mala Buni as Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is legal and lawful. The apex court, according to the extract released by the APC, the court also held that Mai Mala Buni’s position as Acting Chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Read More

Comply with amended Polytechnic Act, ASUP tells FG, others

July 20, 2021 Moses John 0

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has appealed to the federal government as well as other stakeholders to comply with the Polytechnic Act in all institutions for the purposes of uniformity in quality and standards. In a communiqué issued at the end of her 100th National Executive Council (NEC), the union frowned at government’s decision to disregard the provision Read More

Bayelsa: Directorate inspect constituency projects, harps on quality

June 14, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

To ensure compliance to job specification, the Bayelsa state Directorate for project monitoring and evaluation, inspected completed and ongoing constituency projects in the state recently. Projects inspected includes landing jetty, Sangana, Access Road Sangana, Rigid concrete pavement Bekekiri, Rigid concrete pavement, Twon Brass and Rigid concrete pavement, Ewoama in Brass Local Government Area. In Nembe Local Government Area, the Directorate Read More

Senate receives Buhari’s request to confirm Faruk Yahaya as COAS

June 1, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya. The request was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and read during resumption of plenary. Buhari in the letter said Yahaya’s appointment was in compliance with the provisions of Section 18 Read More

Sit-at-home: Casualties recorded, total compliance in Ebonyi

May 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state among other states in south-east zone Monday recorded total compliance of the sit at home order of Biafra. Major streets in the state like water works road, Ogoja road, Afikpo road were business activities are always going on were all deserted. Banks were closed, commercial motor parks were closed, fuel and gas station  and other business activities were all Read More

APC: Buni’s 12 months in the saddle under scrutiny

May 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

BODE OLAGOKE, takes a look at the efforts of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe state governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, and some of the gains recorded in almost 12 months. Precisely by 25th of June it will be one year the current National Caretaker Committee of ruling party, Read More

Yobe moves against tree felling, bush burning, others

April 23, 2021 Yusuf Y. Yusuf 0

Yobe state governor, Alhaji Mai Mal Buni, has stated the government’s resolve to deal with anyone involved in indiscriminate felling of trees, bush burning and improper selling of farmlands. Governor Buni gave the warning on Wednesday during a state security meeting held at the Government House, Damaturu . Governor Buni, who was represented by his deputy, Alhaji Idi Barde Gubana, Read More

Accident: 2 Nurses die, 10 others Injure at Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

April 19, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Two nurses were reportedly dead while 10 other passengers sustained different degrees of injuries when a Toyota Hiace bus was involved in a loan accident along Akinale village on the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. The spokesperson to the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi confirmed the accident to Blueprintin Abeokuta According to Akinbiyi, the accident which occurred at about Read More

UTME: Admissions processed by schools cannot stand – JAMB

April 14, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned some higher institutions of learning,  including the University of Abuja, to desist from issuing  illegal  admission letters  to candidates without recourse to the board’s central processing unit. This was contained in a statement signed by JAMB’s Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin, Tuesday. He said any admission that does Read More

Governors’ blockade of Buhari’s restructuring caused Parliamentary workers strike – Okechukwu

March 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has blamed the ongoing nationwide strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on the refusal of Nigerian Governors to grant autonomy to state legislatures. According to Okechukwu, President Muhammadu Buhari signed Executive Order 10, 2020, to give life to financial autonomy of the state Legislatures and Judiciary but the Governors Read More

NGO applauds Buhari on special funding for research, engineering

March 23, 2021 Binta Shama 0

Technology is the bedrock for the development of any nation, to achieve this feat it requires the commitment of a visionary leader who is able to build consensus and aggregate opinion on any issue to reflect the wishes of the people. It was on the basis of this assertion that made President Muhammadu Buhari to swing into action when in Read More

DPR threatens sanction on erring petroleum marketers

March 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) North-west zonal office Kaduna has warned petroleum marketers against under dispensing, hoarding and selling petrol above government approved pump price belt of N161 to N165 per litre. The Zonal Operations Controller, Kaduna, Malam Ahmed Rufa’i Shakur, whose operation covers Northwest states of Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara, gave the warning after Read More

Imo North: As parties await S/Court, High Court declares Ararume winner

March 19, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

A  Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare Chief Ifeanyi Ararume as winner of the December 5, 2020, bye-election for the Imo North Senatorial District of Imo state.  Handing down the ruling, Justice Taiwo Oladipupo Taiwo declared Ararume as  the authentic candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election as at Read More