40m membership: We ‘ll win Anambra, victorious in 2023 general elections – APC

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that it will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and later win the 2023 general elections with its membership strength of over 40 million. The ruling party has boasted that governorship  elections in Ekiti and Osun states will be in their favour. Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee Read More

Use your strength to grab power, ex- Kaduna gov tells youth

October 12, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Immediate past governor of Kaduna state, Alhaji Ramalam Yero, has called on youth to use their strength in the acquisition of power and influence under the current political dispensation in the country. Speaking at the launch of a magazine entitled; the ‘National Interest, the Man Godswill Akpabio,’ held at Mambayya House in Kano , Yero stated that the present generation Read More

Buni swears-in new council boss, board chairman, others

September 28, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni has Monday swears-in Alhaji Dayyabu Ilu as the executive chairman of Gulani Local Government area following the vacuum created by the demise of Ahmed Musa Gulani. Buni said the swearing of Ilu, the former Vice chairman was based on section 23 of Yobe state local government Law as amended. He urged the new chairman Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

Kabba Jailbreak: Group urges Buhari to sack prison’s Comptroller General immediately

September 15, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller- General of the Nigerian correctional centre, Alhaji Haliru Nababa over the attack on a prison in Kogi state on Monday. Unknown gunmen attacked the federal correctional centre in Kabba, Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State on Monday morning, leading to the death Read More

Harry Simon: A deserved appointment

September 6, 2021 Musa Wada 0

The appointment of Dr Harry Simon by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Statistician-General of the Federation is quite commendable as it is an appointment well deserved. Many have commended the president in this regard because this particular appointment has shown and continues to show that Nigeria is getting it right in her leadership recruitment processes, thanks to our president. Dr Read More

Staff look up to you for guidance, CJN tells court registrars, others

August 30, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, Monday, cautioned Judicial officials and Court staff against actions and inactions that could taint their integrity. The CJN has therefore tasked them to exemplified leaderships, saying other staff looks up to them for guidance and emulations. Muhammad gave the caution while delivering a keynote address at the 2021 virtual national Read More

Dokpesi denies interest in position of PDP national chairman 

August 17, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The founder and chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has dismissed media reports that he was aspiring for the position of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman. Dokpesi who was one of the aspirants for the PDP National Chairman in 2017, in a letter addressed to The Editor of a national daily newspaper, dated 16th August 2021 Read More

Corps members tasked on patriotism, selfless service

August 10, 2021 John Oba 0

Corps Members have been advised to be patriotic, diligent and imbibe the spirit of selfless service as they contribute their quota to national development. The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, gave the charge Monday in his address to the 1,132, 000 prospective corps members deployed to Kaduna state for the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Read More

Hausa community denounce membership of TOP, declare support for Oyetola

August 4, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Hausa community in Osun State, Wednesday, denounced the membership of a splinter group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) and declared their support for Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.  The group at a press conference addressed by its spokesperson in Osogbo, Alh Umar kotonkoro, described as ‘mere rumour’,  insinuation that they belonged to an APC caucus, ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP).  Kotonkoro Read More

Breaking: Blessing Okagbare in big mess, tests positive for banned substance, out of 2020 Olympics

July 31, 2021 Reuters 0

Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist Blessing Okagbare’s Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Saturday morning after she was provisionally suspended following a positive test for human growth hormone, the Athletics Integrity Unit said in a statement. The 32-year-old, who has also won world championship medals in the 200m and the long jump and is competing in her Read More

Factors making the APC popular by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

July 28, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

 Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum have alleged in the communiqué released on July 2021 after their 11th regular meeting that, some of their former colleagues who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) did so due to coercion and underhand activities by the APC. This allegation is false, unsubstantiated and a mere subterfuge  by members of a Read More

Yiaga Africa lauds LASIEC on card readers use at council election 

July 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Yiaga Africa has commended the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission’s (LASIEC) for the efforts to deploy the smart card readers for the accreditation of voters and for the initiative to seek technical support from Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC).In a Preliminary statement issued at the just concluded 2021  Lagos Local Government Council Elections and read by the Board member of Yiaga Read More

Onochie’s rejection: Senate has done the needful – CTA

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the outrage and the rejection of the nomination of madam Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a pro-democracy group, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has commended the Senate. CTA said the Senate has done the needful by listening to the voice of the people even though pressured by Nigerians to be accountable Read More

Zamfara APC youth hail Yari, task members on loyalty

July 8, 2021 Editorial III 0

Nigerian Youth Advocate for Good Governance Initiative and APC National Youth Caucus North-west Zone has called on the people of Zamfara state, leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and Nigeria to remain loyal and refrain from any form incitement that can cause unrest within the party.  The group made the call in a press Read More

Embrace values, morality, varsity don tasks NGOs

July 8, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

A law lecturer at Baze University Abuja, Dr Sam Amadi, has advised upcoming non – governmental organisations (NGOs) in the country to embrace values of morality and be focused in their chosen areas and be willing to sacrifice in the short and long term to attain their goal. Dr Amadi who spoke Wednesday in Abuja at the unveiling of a Read More

Osun 2022: Hunters association endorses Oyetola for second term

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership and members of Hunters Group of Nigeria Wednesday declared their unalloyed support for the Administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in the State of Osun. The hunters also endorsed the governor for second term, saying they were ready to do everything possible to ensure his re-election in the forthcoming governorship election. This is even as the governor inaugurated the Read More

APC sets agenda for new COAS against insurgents

May 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said it welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice and appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).  A statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the party’s national secretary of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, expressed satisfaction that the President Buhari-led administration has prioritised the provision of more Read More

FG issues shoot-at-sight order against Prisons’ attackers, fleeing inmates

April 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed great outrage at the recent wave of attacks on Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS, ordering personnel of the Service’s armed squad to shoot-at-sight any internal and external aggressor. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the order at an emergency meeting with NCoS Squadron Commanders, Field Commanders and Heads of Armed Squads. Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s insecurity is real, APC admits, sympathises with citizens

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the current state of insecurity bedeviling the country is real even as it sympathised with Nigerians who have been victims. The ruling party, however, assured that it won’t play politics with matters of life and collective wellbeing of the country. In a statement released Monday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

180 CSOs defend FIRS 2021 refreshment budget, tackle HURIWA, others

April 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An assemblage of over 180 Civil Society Organisations under the platform of Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), has justified the 2021 refreshment budget by the the management of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The group, however, cautioned the HURIWA and the Transparent International (TI) to refrain from maligning the reputation of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, under the Read More