Ochanya’s death: CSOs call for special court for rape cases

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Two frontline Civil Society Organisations fighting against rape in Nigeria have demanded for a special court to handle cases of rape in the country. The groups under the aegis of Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) and its parent organisation, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD) made the demand to mark the third year memorial of Ochanya Elizabeth Ogbanje, who died three Read More

Breaking – Sports federation election: Stanley Gumut beats Yakubu Usman, emerges players’ representative on NBBF board (VIDEO)

October 2, 2021 Editor 0

Former captain Nigerian basketball club side Mark Mentors of Abuja a while ago on Saturday emerged as the players’ representative on the board of Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). Gumut, a D’Tigers player defeated his only opponent Yakubu Usman from Adamawa state 25-12 to emerge victorious after a keenly contested sports federation election. NBBF election had been delayed due to crisis Read More

PIB: Buhari has shown courage to do the right thing – APC

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2021 into law as passed by the National Assembly, saying such has ended the long jinx of the PIB delayed since early 2000s.  The governing party, however said Nigeria’s oil and gas industry which used to loose as much as $15 billion in investments Read More

Breaking: Blessing Oborodudu, Ese Brume get immediate dollar rewards after winning 2020 Olympics medals (PICTURES)

August 4, 2021 Editor 0

Silver medalist Blessing Oborududu and bronze medalist Ese Brume have received their cash rewards of $10,000 and $7500, respectively in a ceremony held at Grand Prince Hotel, Tokyo Japan on Tuesday. Oborududu and Brume were presented their cash by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare. Speaking at the ceremony, the Minister said, “There’s no point delaying Read More

Whither the Reps’ Electoral Act amendment bill?

May 25, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, there have been repeated but unsuccessful attempts at further altering Nigeria’s electoral law with a view to improving the credibility of outcomes of elections in the country. JOSHUA EGBODO writes on the past, and issues surrounding latest effort of the current House of Representatives The 8th assembly’s experienceDuring the tenure of Read More