Reps ‘fight’ over call for Pantami’s ouster

April 23, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Exchange of words has ensued between spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, the Minority Caucus, over the recent move on the floor, to the effect that Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami should resign over allegation of terrorism links, of be sacked. Minority Leader, Ndudi Elumelu had on Wednesday during plenary, raised a point Read More

No governor ‘ll join stinking APC, PDP replies Yahaya Bello

April 16, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi Friday said that “no sensible Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).” Prince Odeyemi stated this on while speaking with the Blueprint on  a statement credited to Gov Yahaya Bello of  Kogi state  that more PDP governors and others are still coming Read More

2023 presidency: Group to mobilise 37m supporters for Yahaya Bello

April 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A political support group known as Project One Nigeria Movement for Governor Yahaya Bello, has declared that it will mobilise about 37 million supporters for the actualization of the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello’s presidential ambition ahead of the 2023 general elections. A statement by it’s National Coordinator, Olujuwon Obasanjo, Thursday in Abuja, said it has perfected plans to get Read More

Parents can help government minimise insecurity – Wike

April 7, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said the present security challenges in the country could be minimised if parents become more responsible in the upbringing of their children. Special Assistant (Media) to the Governor, Kelvin Ebiri, in a press statement, Tuesday quoted the Governor Wike as stating this during the solemnisation of holy matrimony between Pearl Ile and Bobby Read More

6m Nigerians die from preventable tobacco diseases – CSEA

April 2, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) has raised alarm over the increasing deaths caused by tobacco in take, expressing worry that out of the 1.3 billion global incidences, Nigeria alone looses six million of its citizens yearly to diseases from tobacco which can be prevented. Research Associate at the centre Chimere Iheonu, disclosed this Wednesday Read More

Abia by-election: APC confirms Mascot Uzor Kalu as candidate

March 26, 2021 Editorial II 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed that it will fully participate in Saturday’s bye-election and win in Aba North and Aba South federal constituency seat with its candidate, Mr. Mascot Uzor Kalu. INEC has scheduled Saturday March 27th to conduct the State House of Assembly election in Aba North and Aba South of Abia state. One Prince Paul Read More

When indiscriminate siren abuse has come to stay

March 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

Indiscriminate use of sirens has continued to defy ban despite repeated attempts. ELEOJO IDACHABA in this piece writes on how the abuse causes chaos in the country’s major cities. Indiscriminate use and abuse of sirens in Nigeria has for long been a concern to the citizens, particularly those living in the cities. Back in 2009, then Inspector General of Police, Read More

Breaking: FIFA slams fresh ban on Blatter, Valcke

March 24, 2021 BBC 0

Fifa has banned ex-president Sepp Blatter from football until 2028 after giving him a new suspension of six years and eight months. Former Fifa general secretary Jerome Valcke has received a similar ban, with both also being fined £780,000. The punishments were for “various violations” of Fifa’s code of ethics. The new bans start when the current suspensions of 85-year-old Read More

Buhari’s delegation in Katsina, Zamfara over devastating fire incidents, to assist traders

March 24, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that the federal government would work with the governments of Katsina and Zamfara states to assist traders affected by two devastating fire incidents in their major markets.In separate messages delivered by a government delegation led by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, in Katsina and Gusau, the two Read More