2023 presidency: APC national secretariat approves Osinbajo mobilisation group

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ongoing mobilization towards ensuring that Vice President Yemi succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari has received further boost with the APC National Headquarters formal recognition of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG). An October 4, 2021 letter issued by the APC and titled ‘Letter of Recognition as Support Group’ formally makes the pro-Osinbajo PCG the first 2023 presidential mobilization group to be granted Read More

Arewa Youth Assembly sacks speaker, splits over smear campaign against Emefiele

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Arewa Youth Assembly on Thursday splits over smear campaign against the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The Assembly has also sacked its Speaker, Mohammed Salihu Danlami, over attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic agenda and tenure extension. Recall that the Speaker of the group, Danlami, in a statement had insisted that Emefiele has option of voluntary Read More

2023: Atiku most prepared, experienced to rescue Nigeria from APC – Group

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group under the aegis of Amalgamated Atiku Support Group (AASG) has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is the most adequately prepared and experienced politician in Nigeria to confront and rescue power from  the ruling All Progressives Congress  (APC) in 2023. The National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Oladimeji Fabiyi in a statement issued Friday, however condemned a Read More

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group takes lobby to Masari, Daura, others in Kastina

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A major phase in the race towards the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket has begun with the weekend’s visit to Kastina state by a lobby group loyal to Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo, ahead of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling party. Addressing newsmen Sunday in Abuja, members of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) declared that their weekend mobilization and Read More

Bauchi: FERMA rehabilitates 137 kilometers of roads within 8 months

August 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has disclosed that it had rehabilitated about 137 kilometers roads in Bauchi state within the last eight months. Mr Nanfan Daniel Joroh, the Federal Roads Maintenance Engineer Bauchi state made the disclosure on Saturday during a critical stakeholders workshop organized by FERMA in partnership with Lofty Inc Allied Partners Limited in the state. He Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

APC Congress: Bauchi adopts consensus

August 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi state has adopted consensus method to elect the leadership of the party at the ward congresses in the 215 wards of the state. Speaking with newsmen on Saturday before the commencement of the congresses at the party secretariat in Bauchi, state caretaker chairman of APC Uba Nana said that stakeholders have resolved to adopt Read More

Why Nigeria should remain indivisible entity – IwuanyanwuBy

July 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An elder statesman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, Thursday, canvassed the indivisibility of Nigeria as a nation. Iwuanyanwu’s call is coming as the federal government extradited to the country on Tuesday, the separatist leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Iwuanyanwu who spoke in Abuja when the National Association of University Students (NAUS) conferred on him, the ‘Ambassador Read More

Stakeholders want NBC vested with license approval powers, kick against tariff control

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some stakeholders in the media industry on Wednesday said that Presidential powers to approve broadcasting license in the country should be removed and vested in the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) The stakeholders spoke at a public hearing organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation and Ethics and Values in Abuja. The participants argued that the office Read More

Oyegun to Buhari, APC: Address agitations for restructuring, secession

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Oyegun, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the ruling party to quickly address the agitations for restructuring and even those calling for separation. The former Edo state governor said APC as the government of the federation, “must not give the impression that only military governments can Read More

Attack on Journalists: NUJ condemns DSS, Police for harrasing PUNCHman in Abuja

June 10, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Nigeria Union of journalists (NUJ) has condemned the attack on a Chief Correspondent with PUNCH Newspapers, Friday Olokor, by a combined team of security operatives from the Department of State Services and Police Force. The union describe the development as “reprehensible.” The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chairman of NUJ, Emmanuel Ogbeche, who condemned the act, described it as “the Read More

Anambra: No plan for consensus arrangement in APC – Andy Uba

June 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former presidential aide to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo  Senator Andy Uba, has declared that consensus arrangement being advocated for by some governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won’t work. Speaking with newsmen Tuesday in Abuja after submitting his nomination forms at the national secretariat of APC, Uba assured that Anambra state will be different once he is sworn in Read More

2023 and Nigeria’s gloomy future

May 11, 2021 Editorial IV 0

One wonders how Nigeria’s amalgamation came into being by 1914-1960! Historians might have stored how Nigeria became a sovereign nation that consists of many cultural and religious groups. This might be the reason the nation’s development has been very slow. This country to those who fought for its independence would have set aside every tribal and the religious inclinations that Read More

2023: We’ll rally round lovers of Bauchi for Baba Abubakar – Sade

April 18, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Abdulrahman Sade is an Abuja-based  political activist, author and media consultant who has overtime been part of the struggle for a better Bauchi, his state of origin. In an interview with some journalists in Abuja recently, he outlined the current state of governance in the state and why the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Masrshal Sadique Baba Abubakar Read More

What to consider when buying luxury watches – Whitestone jewellers

July 20, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Matthew Awotunde started his jewelry business in 2017 by establishing the Whitestone Jewellers brand. The brand specialises in the sales of topnotch luxury watches, diamond settings on original jewelries/watches thus qualifies as an expert in luxury watches and jewelries. As many may not be aware, having gold or diamond is not just for splendour or for ornament but can be Read More