NAPS annual convention to hold Nov. 26

November 16, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) has said that its 2021 National Unity Convention will hold in Abuja, between November 26 and 28. The planning committee chairman, Comrade Salahudeen A. Lukman ,in a statement Monday said, “This year convention holding in Abuja for the first time in the history of over two decades of existence of NAPS is not Read More

United Apostolic Church holds 56th annual convention in Akure

November 11, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The ancient city of Akure, the Ondo state capital is gearing up to play host to hundreds of thousands of worshippers from across the world as they are expected to converge for the 56th annual convention of the United Apostolic Church of Christ (UACC) Worldwide. The programme, which kicks off Monday, 15th will last through Sunday 21st November,2021. The church Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Enugu APC chairman mocks PDP over pledge to rescue Nigeria

October 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adolphus Udeh has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its pledge to rescue Nigeria. According to Udeh, before rescuing Nigeria, PDP should first account for the uncountable underdevelopment obstacles the party embedded in the system,   prior to their exit from power in 2015. In a press Read More

2023: Anyim declares for Presidency

Former Secretary to Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, has finally declared his intention to contest for the post of President come 2023. Anyim made his intentions known while speaking to Journalists on Saturday. Anyim, a former Senate President, noted that he would contest for the presidency under the Umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party not minding where it would be Read More

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

Breaking: PDP top shot quits, joins APC

October 19, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

The deputy state Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe state, Alhaji Umaru Amale, the party’s assistant state secretary Ahmadu Biriri and others on Tuesday defected to All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving former PDP officials in Damaturu, the state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention, Mai Mala Buni, said they should be part of the movement to salvage Read More

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

Amidst zoning controversy, PDP set to decide Mark, Makarfi, Ayu’s fate

October 12, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Former President of thwe Senate, David Mark, former governor of Kaduna state, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Deputy National Chairman North, Senator Suleiman Nazif and others aspiring for the National Chairman of the party will know their fate today as the Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri’s 20-man committee meet pick a consensus candidate. Also, a former President of Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Buni’s unassuming leadership reason for massive defection into APC – Akume

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume, has commended the current leadership of All the Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee under governor Mai Mala Buni. The former governor said Buni’s unassuming leadership has reunited the party and also responsible for the recent massive defection into the APC from opposition party. In a congratulatory Read More

Independence: Let’s eschew do-or-die politics, APC tells PDP, others

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to building a solid foundation that will stand the test of time, institute good governance and service delivery, even as the country marks 61-year independence anniversary. The ruling party, however, called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition political parties to eschew politics of do-or- Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

APC national chair: Ex-Borno gov, Modu Sheriff, begins campaign, lobbies APC govs

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) planned national convention expected to hold before the end of the year, former Borno state governor, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has embarked on state wide campaign, even as efforts are intensified to secure the support of the party’s serving governors. Aside Modu Sheriff, other national chairmanship aspirants include; former Gombe state governor, Senator Read More

Taiwan trade council to host expo in Abuja

September 9, 2021 Editor 0

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is set to host its 2021 exhibition in Abuja between September 14 and 16, 2021. This was disclosed in an official statement on their social media accounts on Thursday. The statement reads; “The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) invites you to visit the Taiwan Delegation at the Halal Expo Nigeria from Tuesday Read More

FG introduces policy on food, nutrition, okays ratification of ILO Convention on occupational safety

September 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the country’s national policy on food and nutrition. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said following the approval of the new policy, there would be 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

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

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

Atiku commends PDP’s BoT for good leadership

August 27, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 general, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has commended the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), of the party, Senator Walid Jibrin and  others members for being very active in providing good leadership for the party so far. Atiku gave the commendation in his speech at the Thursday’s meeting Read More

Miscreants wreck havoc in Mpape as FCTA resumes cleanup

August 23, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Miscreants took to the street of Mpape on Monday snatching women’s hand bags and cell phones as the FCT Ministerial Task Force on City Sanitation resumed demolition exercise after three days break. Trouble ensued when FCT Task Team led by the chairman, Ikharo Attah had removed shanties, brothels, worship centres and National Union of Road Transport Workers Office (NURTW) on Read More

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Nigeria on course for a new beginning – Osinbajo

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has Nigeria is on course for a new beginning, regardless of all doubts and insinuations. Professor Osinbajo stated this while featuring at the ongoing 25th Annual Convention of the Redeemed Christian Church of God – The Americas, themed: “New Beginning”. The VP, who is also a pastor in RCCG, cited the Biblical story of Nathaniel Read More

Buni, APC govs pay condolence visit to Abiodun over father’s death

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, has led governors of Jigawa and Kebbi states along with other high powered personalities to condole with governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state over his father’s death. In a statement released by his spokesman, Mamman Mohammed in Abuja, the Chairman APC CECPC who was in Abeokuta yo commiserate Read More

IBB survived more coups than any leader in Nigeria – Iwuanyanwu

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former President General Ibrahim Babangida has been described as a leader who survived more coups than any other leader in Nigeria and one whose intellectual capacity was evident on the way he handled security matters while presiding the affairs of this nation. A business mogul and a close ally of General Babangida, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu in a statement in honour Read More