2023: Benue PDP blames Ayu for party failure 

March 26, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state weekend accused the national chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu, for being responsible for the failure of the party in the state.  The PDP in the state also questioned why the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party will single out Governor Samuel Ortom from the G5 for investigation and for meting Read More

ASUP insists on audit of KadPoly property

March 20, 2023 Editorial IV 0

  The Kaduna Polytechnic (KadPoly) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has insisted on audit of the institution’s property, while alleging that some serving and former staff were bent on selling the Polytechnic staff quarters despite Federal Government’s order. KadPoly ASUP in a statement issued on Monday by its Chairman, Engr. Abubakar Jibrin Abdullahi, said, “Persons of Read More

I’ll focus on engaging African youth productively – Ooni

March 8, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said his sole focus is to engage the African youth productively, starting from Nigeria. Ooni Ogunwusi stated this Tuesday while speaking at the  unveiling of OjajaMore, a viable food-chain retail store dealing in groceries and other consumables in Abere, Osun state. The Ooni added that there will be no going back in Read More

Kwankwaso didn’t congratulate Tinubu, election grossly flawed, disputed – NNPP

March 7, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has debunked the report making the rounds that its presidential candidate, Engr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso congratulated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the man declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the 2023 presidential election. According to NNPP National Publicity Secretary, Dr Agbo Major, in a statement on Tuesday, such report Read More

Cross River North: APC rejects Ayade’s loss, heads to court 

March 2, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River state has rejected the result of the 25th February 2023 Northern senatorial district polls in which Governor Ben Ayade lost. It could be recalled that Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), had defeated Gov Ayade in the said polls by about 20,000 votes. Addressing journalists in Calabar, Thursday, Read More

The countdown to February, March polls

January 16, 2023 Editorial IV 0

 The recent reassurance by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its readiness for the February and March 2023 general elections, saying there is no contemplating any adjustment to the election timetable, let alone the postponement of the exercise, is a welcome development. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu gave the assurance at a meeting with political parties in Abuja. He Read More

NAF airstrikes kill 16 terrorists in Zamfara, leader escapes

January 1, 2023 Editorial IV 0

Notorious terrorist, Dankarami, who is also known as Gwaska, has escaped a bombing raid by the Nigerian Air Force with serious injuries after his hideout in Zurmi was bombarded on Saturday morning. PRNigeria, an online news medium, reported that 16 militants of Mr Dankarami’s gang were killed by the air strike. “A reliable and impeccable source privy to the modus Read More

I won’t vacate office as ADC’s national chairman – Nwosu 

December 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Chief Ralph Nwosu, has declared that he would not vacate his seat based on a recent order by a Federal High Court in Abuja.  ADC’s National Legal Adviser, Peters Iyiola Oyewole, at a press conference, Thursday in Abuja, said the decision was based on an appeal already filed against the court Read More

Tinubu’s legacies stand him out above others – Okputu 

December 19, 2022 Joseph Obung 0

The legacies of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, stand him above every other presidential candidate in the 2023 race, deputy drector of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Dr Ochim Julius Okputu, has said.  Dr. Okputu, who is also the chairman, Media and Publicity Committee of the APC presidential visit to Cross River Read More

Kogi PDCRC, AGA-Africa trains 200 law officers on oral advocacy

December 11, 2022 Oyibo Salihu 0

The Kogi state government has declared its determination to  partner with relevant stakeholders in promoting rule of law and protection of  human rights.  The state governor, Yahaya Bello, stated this in Lokoja while declaring open a two  workshop organised by Office of the Public Defender and Citizens’ Rights Commission (PDCRC) in  collaboration with the Attorney General Alliance – Africa (AGA Read More

Kolmani oil, gas project has attracted over $3 billion investment in fossil energy – Buhari

November 22, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Tuesday that his administration has attracted over $3bn investment in the oil and gas sector at a time of near-zero appetite for investment in fossil energy.  The President said this in Bauchi at the flag-off ceremony of the Kolmani Integrated Development Project, a fully integrated in-situ development project comprising upstream production, oil refining, power generation Read More

Enugu West race: Ezeh flags off campaign, inaugurates ‘mandate team’

November 6, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Ahead of the 2023 senatorial race for Enugu West senatorial district seat, the All Progressives Congress, (APC) candidate, Prof. Nick Ezeh has flagged off his campaigns. As a show of determination to achieve his tall objective, Ezeh weekend in Enugu inaugurated his campaign team which cuts across the five local government areas that made up the Enugu West Senatorial Zone Read More

Reps, foreign affairs ministry bicker over alleged extra-budgetary spending

November 3, 2022 Joshua Egbodo 0

Following alleged gross abuse of the Appropriations Act 2022 and the 1999 Constitution (as amended) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Wednesday declined to consider and allow defence of the ministry’s 2023 budget. Chairman of the committee, Yusuf Buba Yakub, said this when Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffery Onyeama led the ministry’s officials on Read More

2023 general elections: Sack Adamu-led APC’S NWC, Tinubu, all APC candidates

November 2, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

In a fresh suit, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to sack the Abdullahi Adamu led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progresdives Congress (APC). The opposition cited illegality in the process that produced the party’s national officers and candidates as grounds  PDP in the new suit demanded that all candidates produced Read More

2023 Presidency: Kwankwaso, Utomi’s Third Force no threat – APC, PDP

 Moves to launch a Third Force Mega Party to wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections are underway, Blueprint reports. The Third Force agenda is being pushed by two groups identified as the National Consultative Front (NCF) and  Leaders of Conscience, with key political players including former governor of Read More

Ndigbo beyond 2023

January 11, 2022 Eze Jude Ogechukwu 0

“Whenever brothers emerge from closed-door family meeting wearing smiling faces, they did not tell themselves the truth at that meeting.” – Anonymous African proverb. December 26, 2021 (about two weeks ago) was an uneventful day that set the dramatic sequence of occurrences in the last days of that year. It was a day when the world stood still, as it contemplated the Read More

Insecurity: Stop tagging terrorism as banditry, Akeredolu warns

October 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ondo state governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has warned that the various criminal activities of kidnapping, bombing and assault on the people in some parts of the country which are being referred to as banditry must be appropriately addressed as terrorism. Governor Akeredolu said that infiltration of the country’s borders and burning down of railway are activities that must be Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

AMAC chair constructs radio station, plaza for FCT residents

September 23, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has constructed a radio station for easy communication with residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and some parts of Nasarawa state, with transmission covering 9 kilometres and broadcasting in Gwandara, Gbagyi, Hausa and English. The radio station, christened AMAC Community Radio, 88.5 FM Karshi, Abuja, was commissioned Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, 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

Pictures: Kogi govt procures Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello, has procured Nigeria’s first hyperbaric oxygen treatment chamber to strengthen the state’s healthcare system and provide quality healthcare Services. The newly acquired equipment is hoping to strengthen the critical institutions and systems required to effectively provide affordable and quality healthcare service to the people. The governor, in a statement, signed by the Read More