Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

Inside Bayo Omoboriowo’s “Discover Nigeria”

October 22, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The book, titled “Discover Nigeria,” is largely reputed for its beautiful images but, in reality, it is much more than that. It chronicles Nigeria’s peoples, its places, cultures, governance, leaderships and development. The record largest photo book measures 7.8 metres by 7.8 metres (totalling 60.84 square metres or 654 feet² by 87 inches²) when closed. When opened, it is 15.65 Read More

APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

Procurement practitioners partner anti- corruption agencies on transparency

October 21, 2021 Editor 0

A group, Association of Public Procurement Practitioners of Nigeria, has said it will partner the anti-corruption agencies and other institutions to boost the fight against corruption in the public sector. The association disclosed that it is poised to sanitise the procurement process by strict enforcement of the procurement Act of 2007 by promoting due process, accountability, transparency and value for Read More

2023: Cleric charges CAN, PFN to mobilise Christians for partisan politics

October 21, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

Lead pastor of the Transforming Church Reverend Sam Oye has charged Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship (PFN) to galvanize Christians to participate in politics in order to bring about good governance and positive change in Nigeria.    Reverend Oye who stated this during an interactive session with journalists on Wednesday in Abuja, said one of the major Read More

How Gov Bagudu sustains people’s confidence in Kebbi

October 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

In Kebbi state, Governor Atiku Abubakar Bagudu ensures that he maintains the people’s confidence by making every member of his party to remain focused as he provides democracy dividends, KABIRU DOGON DAJI reports. Since assuming office in 2015, Senator Abubakar Bagudu has been able to return to the fold some politicians from the opposition side who admire his style of Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

In Abia, Kolawale disowns parallel Congress as new APC chair assures inclusive leadership

October 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

Left to Right: Dr. Bob Uwaga UNO, Chairman Governorning Council of Federal Politechnics Yola and Former President, Nigeria Institute of Management, Former National President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, Deputy Chief Whip House of Representatives and Member Representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency, High Chief Ikechi Emenike, Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Abia State and Secretary of the APC Contact and Strategy Committee, Barr. FN Nwosu, APC Chieftain and 2019 Gubernatorial Candidate, Hon. Emeka Okorafor, Chairman Judiciary and Petition Committee & Member Representing Isuikwuato Local Government Constituency, Abia State House of Assembly at the APC State Congress on Saturday October 16 at the Old Chidiebere Motors Ground, Umuahia, Abia State.

APC leaders reject congress in Delta

October 18, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

The Delta All Progressive Congress (APC) Leaders’ Council have rejected the state congress conducted last Saturday which produced Omeni Sobotie as chairman. The Council led by the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo, also reiterated its stance for the cancellation of the congresses from the ward to the state levels in the state. The council described the Read More

Emmanuel Maiguwa emerges MASPAN President

October 17, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Emmanuel Maiguwa has been elected as President of Maritime Security Providers Association of Nigeria (MASPAN). Maiguwa, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Bricks Murstern Mattoni Limited, was elected unopposed at the 2021 Annual General Meeting of MASPAN Thursday in Lagos. Also elected to run the affairs of the association are: Other elected executives elected at the MASPAN 2021 AGM Read More

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More

Cross River: APC elects new Chairman, 35 others through consensus

October 17, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

The Cross River state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has elected Alphonsus Ogar Eba as Chairman, 35 other officials through a consensus agreement. The election, which took place at the UJ Esuene stadium, Calabar, Saturday, had a large turnout of delegates across the 18 local government areas. Governor Ben Ayade and his Deputy, Prof Ivara Esu also participated. Read More

Breaking: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

APC congress: Group calls for level playing ground in Ebonyi

October 15, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A group under the aegis of Ohaziri Mba Renaissance Movement (OMRM) Thursday appealed to the national leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Mai Mala Buni to provide a level playing ground for party members to participate in the forth coming state congress of the party scheduled for Saturday. National coordinator of the group, Emmanuel Nwokedi, and the secretary, Read More

E-transmition of results: ZLP commends Senate, rejects direct primaries

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National Chairman of the Zenith Labour Party, Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, has commended the Senate on the revision of Electronic Transmission of Election results even has it condemned the proposed imposition of Direct Primary Election on political parties. ZLP in a statement released Thursday in Abuja by the party’s national chairman, commended the Nigerian Senate particularly the Senate President, on revising Read More

2023: Nigeria needs virile, visionary leadership – Bala

October 13, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Bauchi state Governor Bala Mohammed has said the country needed a honest, virile, visionary and capable leadership  to tackle the myriad of challenges bedevilling the nation.   Governor Mohammed spoke Tuesday during the public presentation of  “Scents of Power,” written by a celebrated columnist,  Dr. Amanze Obi, at the Shehu Musa Yar’ Adua Centre Abuja. The governor, who lauded the Read More

Anambra poll: Town unions in Delta support PDP candidate

October 13, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Indigenes of Anambra in Delta state have hosted and endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, ahead of the election scheduled for November 6. Speaking during the hosting in Asaba, Delta state Tuesday, various town unions, political groups, associations and Igbo associations collectively said Ozigbo has the capacity to transform the state as one of the Read More

Lawan reconstitutes leadership of c’ttees

October 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reconstituted the leadership and membership of some standing and special committees of the Senate. Lawan made the announcement moments before the upper chamber adjourned plenary. Those to serve as chairmen include Senator Sahabi Alhaji Ya’u – Committee on National Population and National Identity; Adetokunbo Abiru – Committee on Industry; Saidu Alkali – Committee Read More

APC Senators to rise to 84 by next week, says Senate spokesman

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Senator representing Osun Central and spokesperson of the Senate, Dr. Ajibola Basiru, Wednesday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators must have increased to 84 by next week. He stated that some members of the opposition have disclosed their readiness to dump their party for the ruling APC. Speaking at the Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement of Read More

Jude Okeke-led APGA expresses concern over rising insecurity in Anambra

October 13, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Jude Okeke-led All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has expressed concern over the rising spate of insecurity in Anambra state. The Okeke-led APGA said that the party is in a mourning mood over the spate of political killings in the state. The Okeke-led APGA, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere lamented that “we have lost Anambra Read More

Revenue generation: Transformation in lottery industry yielding results- Gbajabiamila

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Lanre Gbajabiamila has said the country would soon witness a boom in lottery business as the transformation process of the industry commenced in 2017 has started yielding positive results. Speaking with newsmen in his office, Wednesday in Abuja, Gbajabiamila said the boom would lead to significant rise in the nation’s Read More

International Alert trains Bauchi, Yobe youth on conflict management, peace building

October 13, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As part of efforts to build sustainable peace in the north east, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) called ‘International Alert’ has organized a three days training to selected youth from Bauchi and Yobe states on conflicts management, peace building and civic responsibilities. The workshop which was opened Wednesday at Custodian Hotels in Gombe state was meant to train the youth Read More

Ekiti Guber: Why am in the race – Oni

October 12, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The former Governor of Ekiti state, Chief Segun Oni, on Monday said he was in the state governorship race to work with all stakeholders and ensure that no one is left behind. Oni stated this while speaking at the PDP national secretariat during the submission of his nomination and expression of interest forms for the Ekiti state governorship election, scheduled 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

Breaking: Fuel scarcity averted as NUPENG calls off proposed strike

October 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Sunday evening has called off its proposed strike. NUPENG’s President, Comrade William Akporeha, and the General Secretary, ComradeAfolabi Olawale revealed this in a press statement. Part of the statement reads: “The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers hereby announced the suspension of the intended Read More