Over 2000 PDP, SDP members defects to APC in Ajaokuta

September 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Ahead of November 16 governorship election in Kogi state,over 2000 supporters  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) , the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and their leaders in Ajaokuta local government area of the state have defected to the ruling party- the All Progressives Congress. Receiving the decampees Thursday into the fold of the APC in Ajaokuta, the administrator of the council, Prince Mustapha Aka’aba, Read More

IWD: Helpline Foundation empowers 200 widows

June 23, 2019 Editorial IV 0

As part of events to mark the International Widow’s Day (IWD), a Non Governmental Organisation, Helpline Foundation for the Needy Abuja, has empowered 200 widows drawn from the six area councils of the FCT. Speaking to journalists shortly after the programme, President and Founder of Helpline Foundation, Dr. Jumai Ahmadu, said the day was set aside to draw attention to Read More

Updated: Reps passes bill to abolish degree, HND dichotomy

May 21, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to abolish and prohibit discrimination between first degrees and Higher National Diplomas (HND) in the same profession. The bill, which was presented Tuesday by Representative Mohammed Mongonu (APC -Borno) at the plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, would end the discrimination in civil service and other parastatals where the Read More

Breaking: NHRC makes case for community service in sentencing convicts as Kuje prison overflows

April 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has called on the federal government to include community service in Nigeria’s criminal justice system.Speaking on Thursday at the Kuje Medium Prison, Abuja, the Executive Secretary of the NHRC, Mr. Tony Ojukwu, said such a step would drastically de-congest the nation’s over-crowded prisons. He spoke through his Special Assistant, Mr. Benedict Agu, shortly after Read More

NHRC lauds FG for signing disabilities Bill

January 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law, the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill, 2018, saying “It is one critical legislation that will guarantee the protection of the rights and dignity of all persons with disabilities in the country.” He stated this Thursday in Read More

Lamido, a good candidate for PDP, says ANN

April 3, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The leadership and would-be national delegates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to the yet-be held national convention, have been urged to give the former Jigawa Sttae governor, Sule Lamido, the chance to fl y the Presidential flag of the party in the 2019 election. North Central Coordinator, Advocacy Network Nigeria (ANN), Hon. Kabiru Garkuwa, said noting that going by Read More

Southern Kaduna crisis: Empowerment’ll reduce risk of violence – Prof Agang

March 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Government has been urged to beam its searchlight on the economic empowerment, which is critical to dousing the tension and crisis in the Southern Kaduna communities. Professor Sunday Agang of ECWA Theological Seminary, Kagoro, made the call while reading a feedback report in a peace gathering between Muslims and Christians of Southern Kaduna in Kafanchan, Jama’a local government area of Read More

2019: Participate actively in politics, group tells women

March 15, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  As 2019 draws near, the Ebira Pleasant Women Association (EPWA) has emphasized the need for women to actively participate in the political process at all levels. President of the Association, Mrs. Nana Abdulrahaman Omade, made the call in Abuja during its monthly general meeting, added that avoiding politics is the bane of gender equality in the country. Mrs. Omade Read More

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We didn’t support Benue anti-grazing law – MACBAN

December 31, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Baba Yusuf Abuja National Coordinator, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Garus Gololo has denied reports making the rounds that he or the body supported the anti-grazing law enacted by Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom. Gololo stated this in a press statement he made available to newsmen in Abuja over the weekend, saying as a respected Fulani Read More

Lugbe FRSC gets unit commander

December 22, 2017 Editorial IV 0

The newly posted unit commanding officer in-charge of Lugbe a satellite town in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), MR. Martins Ohiani, has said that the command would continue to give priority attention to tackling the challenges of obstruction and route violation in the area. The unit commander who disclosed this after taking over the mantle of leadership, solicited the support Read More