Presidency: APC unveils Renewed Hope Ambassadors to mobilise votes for Tinubu 

February 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has launched the Renewed Hope Ambassadors of Nigeria under the directorate of Civil Society Organisations of its Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) to take message of its campaign manifesto across the country. The Ambassadors are expected to mobilise votes nationwide, sensitive the voters and preach the message of hope as it contained in the manifesto Read More

Cashless policy ‘ll sanitize financial market, help credible polls – ACJHR 

February 7, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Civil Society Organization, African Center for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR) has said that the court order restraining the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and twenty-seven listed commercial banks from suspending, stopping, extending or interfering with the currency redesign terminal date of February 10th will sanitize financial markets and help to achieve credible polls. The group in a statement Read More

Naira redesign: Lawyers, CSO hail court barring CBN from shifting cashless policy

February 7, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

A coalition of national interest defenders comprising lawyers and civil society organization have hailed the Federal High Court of the Federal Capital Territory restraining the President Muhammadu Buhari, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele and twenty-seven listed commercial banks from suspending, stopping, extending or interfering with the currency redesign terminal date of February 10th or issue any Read More

Tinubu ‘ll emerge victorious like he did in presidential primary – North-west APC

February 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the North-west political zone has declared that despite the opposition within and outside the party, presidential candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will emerge victorious at the forthcoming election. APC National Vice Chairman, (North-west) Mallam Salihu Moh Lukman said although certain individuals are indifferent to the aspiration of Tinubu but Read More

Cash policy: Court injunction handiwork of June 12 elements, says Ganduje

February 7, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has lamented that elements of the annulled June 12, 1992 presidential election are regrouping and dangerously masquerading in the prevailing crisis generated by the cash policy to scuttle the nation’s hard earned democracy. He said the group’s latest attempt at that was camouflaging in unknown political parties through the use of legal instrument Read More

Still on the currency swap

February 7, 2023 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

In the last few days, many Nigerians have suffered untold hardship as a result of fuel scarcity, difficulty in collecting their permanent voter cards, and limited cash from banks and other financial institutions. This situation has continued to elicit reactions from a cross-sections of Nigerians on how to get over the challenge. No doubt, the launch of the redesigned Naira Read More

10 political parties threaten boycott of elections over Naira redesign, cashless policy

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ten out of the eighteen registered political parties participating in the 2023 general elections have threatened to withdraw all participation from the election if the federal government and the Central Bank of Nigeria cancel or suspend for whatever reasons the cash withdrawal limit and Naira redesign policies. This position was made known Monday at a joint world press conference by Read More

2023: Enugu PDP governorshp candidate faces disqualification over ‘forged NYSC certificate’

February 6, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Barely 20 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu State, Mr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, faces disqualification from the race over allegations of forgery of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Certificate, which he presented to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This development was disclosed at a joint press conference by Read More

Presidency: Elements against Tinubu afraid of their interests in government – Ayiri Emami

February 6, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director, Special Duties (iv) of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Chief Ayiri Emami, has given reasons why certain elements in government are working against the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The APC chieftain from Delta state said the cabal are afraid of Tinubu’s knowledge about the workings of governmence, hence they are afraid of their interests.  According to Read More

Peter Obi not a serious presidential contender, Tinubu faults Nextier poll

February 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has faulted presidential election poll conducted by Nextier which tipped Peter Obi of Labour Party (LP) ahead of APC Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the six South-west states including Lagos. In a statement released Sunday evening by the Director, Media and Publicity APC Presidential Campaign Council, Read More

2023: Resist overtures to postpone elections, Frank urges Buhari, INEC

February 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to contemplate or accept any recommendation to shift the forthcoming polls. Frank who made this plea in a statement in Abuja, also called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), not to add to the current harrowing experience of Read More

Elections: Ebonyi indigenes condemn attack on APGA guber candidate, demand CP’s removal

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural In the Diaspora (AEISCID) said it condemned strongly the reported assassination attempt on the life of the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the state, Prof. Benard Ifeanyi Odoh, describing the attack as ‘cowardly.’ Prof. Odoh’s convoy was attacked while returning from a campaign rally at Ezzaegu community, Ishielu Local Read More

Presidency: APC stakeholders list SGF, Emefiele, APC NWC as ‘saboteurs’ against Tinubu 

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Concerned APC Stakeholders has unmasked the “fifth columnists” and various elements working against the electoral victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the polls come February 25. The Convener of the group, Rev. Dominic Alancha who unveiled the elements at a press conference Saturday in Read More

South-east: Ugochinyere denies plans to scuttle elections

February 4, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

CUPP Spokesperson Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has denied accusations that he held meeting with some peoples with the sole aim of ensuring elections did not hold anywhere in the South-east of Nigeria.  Ugochinyere alleged that in an interview following the terrorist attack on his  country home, Governor Hope Uzodinma had claimed that he had in his possession security reports that those who Read More

Naira swap policy: Atiku, PDP working with saboteurs against Nigerians – Tinubu 

February 3, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has accused his opponent in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar of working with saboteurs on the current scarcity of new naira notes and fuel scarcity. A statement released Friday in Abuja by Tinubu’s Presidential Campaign Council said Anyone who lives in Nigeria and not Dubai and Read More

CUPP disowns petition to Buhari against Natasha Akpoti

February 1, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has disowned petition to President Muhammadu Buhari against the Senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Natasha Akpoti. Ugochinyere accussed agents of Kogi state All Progressives Congress (APC) for what he called desperation to tarnish Akpoti’s reputation out of fear of her impending victory at the Read More

Elections: FFS to deploy firefighters to polling units, wards, collation centres, others

February 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the general elections, the Federal Fire Service (FFS) has said it will deploy resources and its personnel to some polling units, wards, Local Government state collation centres to ensure safety of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) property and provide secure environment for the citizens.  Speaking at a one-day brainstorming session for the forthcoming election by top management, head Read More

Presidency: APC launches ‘Thinking Caps’ App to woo youths for Tinubu

February 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the general elections, the Presidential Campaign  Council of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC) has launched an application titled: The “Thinking Caps” to bridge knowledge gap among the young Nigerians, especially the millennials. The app, among others, is also expected to educate, provide vital information and publish the requisite capacity to think out of the box and provide Read More

Rights activist, Ajulo urges lawyers to develop exceptional qualities

February 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer and rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has charged legal practitioners, especially young lawyers, to develop exceptional qualities and show dedication to work. Ajulo was the speaker at the monthly capacity building lecture of Akure Chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, where he spoke on the topic “7 Habits of a Successful Lawyer”    The activist, Read More

ESV Godwin Ityoachimin holds thanksgiving service on successful retirement from Civil Service

January 31, 2023 Editorial II 0

It was indeed a great day to remember being the 29th day of January 2023, when a seasoned public officer, consummate technocrat and professional estate surveyor and valuer Esv Godwin ltyoachimin, former Director/HOD, Lands and Housing Development Dept, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing hosted a Thanksgiving Service on his Successful Retirement from the Federal Civil Service at the Grace Read More

Ebonyi: Apologise to Ezza clan or get sued, group tells APC gov candidate

January 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi Indigenes Socio-Cultural in the Diaspora (AEISCID) has given a 48-hour ultimatum for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, apologise and withdraw his alleged threats against the people of Ezza clan in the state. The Ebonyi indigenes siad it viewed, heard and read with utmost discontentment the utterances credited to Read More

ICPC moves against APC candidate, Abazu over alleged bribery allegation

January 27, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has dragged the APC candidate for the Ideato North and South Federal Constituency Mr. Abazu Chika Benson to the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja over alleged bribery and corruption levelled against him. The Appeal seeks to upturn the no case submission ruled in his favour recently by a Federal Read More