My stewardship at NASS ‘ll never be a mirage – Nabayye

November 28, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

A House of Representatives aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Akibu Sani Lawan Nabayye, has said that his stewardship at the National Assembly would never be a mirage just as he expressed optimism that he would emerge victorious in the race for Fagge federal constituency seat.  Speaking to newsmen in Kano, Monday, Nabayye stated that Read More

Supremacy battle, fraud allegations tear IPOB legal team apart, Nnamdi Kanu shops for new counsels

November 8, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

Indications have emerged that the legal term of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, may be contemplating an overhaul of his legal team following supremacy battle and allegations of fraud among the counsels as his case moves to the Supreme Court. The federal government had in 2017 preferred charges of terrorism and treasonable felony against Read More

APC National Convention: Plot to postpone March 26 date thickens

Following a shift in date for the 2023 general elections as announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), there are fresh plots by some interests in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to embark on campaign for the postponement of its national convention slated for March 26, 2022. According to INEC, the notice of election across its offices in the Read More

Omicron : Reps want urgent strategy to tackle new Covid-19 variant

November 30, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Rwpresentatives, has called for urgent strategy towards tackling the new Covid-19 variant, named Omicron by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The House in a resolution on Tuesday, therefore called on the Federal Ministry of Health, to mandate Nigeria’s COVID-19 Task Force to immediately activate strategies to be implemented in monitoring adherence to COVID-19 guidelines and ensure residents Read More

Why we are yet to sack Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr – NFF

November 18, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Nigeria’s football –governing body, the NFF says there is no truth to reports that it has sacked Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr. The name of the Franco-German has played widely in both local and international media in the course of Thursday, with most platforms stating authoritatively that the 68-year old has been given the heave-ho by the Nigeria Football Read More

Anambra governorship election: INEC makes fresh announcement on remaining LGA Ihiala

November 8, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made a slight adjustment to the commencement and closing time for the said supplementary election coming up in Ihiala Local Government Area on Tuesday, November 9.According to a statement on Monday by the National Commissioner and chairman Information and Voter Education, Barrister Festus Okoye, polling in respect of the supplementary election will commence by 10am and Read More

Ebonyi govt gives reasons for demolishing church building

November 2, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Commissioner for Capital City Development, Ebonyi state, Onyekachi Nwebonyi Tuesday gave reasons why the Ministry demolished a church, Evangelical Church of West Africa,(ECWA) in Abakaliki the state capital. Nwebonyi explained that demolition of the church became necessary after the pastor in charge of the church refused  to adhere to the capital city master plan. Nwebonyi who disclosed this while briefing Read More

State reproach: The many afflictions of Nigerian journalists

November 2, 2021 Eze Jude Ogechukwu 0

Of late, the Nigerian press has been unfairly blamed by many state actors for the multisectoral tragedies bedevilling the country. Journalists are becoming scapegoats for the failings of government. Pressmen are guilt-tripped at every turn. In fact, government’s stock in-trade is gaslighting the masses and guilt-tripping the press .On September 15, 2021, Information and Culture Minister, Alh. Lai Mohammed, was Read More

Conte contender to replace Nuno at Spurs

November 1, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Tottenham have sacked manager Nuno Espirito Santo after only four months in charge with former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte the leading candidate to replace him.Spurs have lost five of their past seven league matches, including Saturday’s defeat by Manchester United.They are eighth in the Premier League, 10 points behind leaders Chelsea.“I regret that we have had to take 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

Lalong advises new Assembly speaker on togetherness

October 29, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state on Friday advised the new speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Sanda, to carry his colleagues along and work for the benefit of the people and the legislature.  Lalong gave the advice when he played host to the new speaker, some principal officers and members of the House. The former speaker, Abok Nuhu Ayuba, Read More

SANship: Supreme Court releases 72 names as Ekiti AG, NHRC boss make list

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) has elevated 72 legal practitioners to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). The LPPC took the decision at its 149th plenary session held Thursday October 21, 2021 in Abuja. The Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC), Mr Tony Ojukwu, and the Attorney General of Ekiti State, Fapohunda Adekola Olawale, also made the Read More

How I stood strong, killed Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ken Nnamani

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Ken Nnamani, has revealed how he aborted the planned to amend constitution to allow for third term in office during former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Nnamani said his model of legislating was shaped by the debate about whether the legislator is an agent or a trustee. Speaking Thursday in Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

Vice-Chancellorship ‘War’: UNIOSUN loses bid to stop suit

October 17, 2021 Ise-Oluwa Ige 0

Court grants 7 professors leave to join NMA to battle UNIOSUNAs UNIOSUN mulls appeal on jurisdiction The Osun State High Court sitting in Osogbo on Friday rejected an invitation by the Governing Council of Osun State University to throw out, for want of jurisdiction, a suit by the Nigerian Medical Association(NMA) challenging the exclusion of its members from the ongoing Read More

Congress: Babayo Misau emerges new Bauchi APC chairman

October 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A new chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state in the person of Alhaji Babayo Aliyu Misau has emerged after the state congress that held Saturday. Chairman of the state congress committee sent by the national headquarters Mr Jibrin Sam announced the newly elected chairman and other officials early Sunday morning. He explained that Misau emerged the Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

Supreme Court didn’t nullify my chairmanship – Jude Okeke

October 14, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Thursday reacted to the Supreme Court judgment, which declared that Charles Soludo is the candidate of the party for Anambra state governorship election. Okeke said the Supreme Court didn’t nullify his chairmanship. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere, Okeke boasted that he’s still APGA National Chairman. The Read More

Adopt e-transmition of results in Anambra election, ADP urges INEC

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state. The opposition party also expressed support for the Senate on the direct primaries decision by all the political parties. Speaking Thursday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, during Read More

NASS shouldn’t interfere in mode of party primaries – CUPP scribe

October 13, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

 The Coalition for United Political Parties (CUPP) has said direct or indirect primaries should be left at the discretion of the leadership of political parties. A statement on Wednesday by CUPP’s national secretary, High Chief Peter Ameh said the All Progressives Congress (APC) should not use their majority in the National Assembly to manipulate the constitution in their favour and force Read More

International Alert trains Bauchi, Yobe youth on conflict management, peace building

October 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to build sustainable peace in the north east, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called ‘International Alert’ has organized a three days training to selected youth from Bauchi and Yobe states on conflicts management, peace building and civic responsibilities. The workshop which was opened Wednesday at Custodian Hotels in Gombe state was meant to train the youth Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy. In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music Groups and their hit songs  1- Psquare P-Square consisted of Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy.In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music Groups and their hit songs  1- PsquareP-Square Consisted of Read More

DANGOTE Cement, MTN pay highest income tax to FG in 2020

October 6, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Dangote Cement Plc has emerged as the highest corporate income taxpayer and biggest employer of labour in the country for the year 2020. The foremost indigenous cement manufacturer came first among top 100 elite companies listed on the Nigeria Exchange (NGX) posting into the coffer of the federal government a princely sum of N97.24billion in the year, while MTN Communication Nigeria Read More