LG chair, Akpabio clash over 2023 senatorial seat in Akwa Ibom

January 24, 2023 Uko Etim 0

The Chairman of Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Anthony Luke, has revealed why former Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, would not win even in Essien Udim, his local government area. Luke who spoke with newsmen in his residence in Uyo, the state capital on Tuesday said apart from Akpabio’s community of Ukana, he has Read More

INEC kicks off PVCs collection in wards 

January 5, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the devolution of PVC collection to the wards commences tomorrow 6th January 2023, and all validly registered voters who are yet to collect their PVCs are encouraged to seize the opportunity of the devolution to the wards to do so. In a statement on Thursday, the National Commissioner in charge of Information Read More

Nigeria U17 team coach follows in Eddie Howe’s footsteps

January 5, 2023 Editorial IV 0

Seventy years old former Manchester United’s Chief Scout, David Hobson, has taken keen interest in Nigerian U17 team Scout/Assistant coach, Bunmi Haruna. Hudson, who scouted for the Red Devils for 13 years, met Haruna during his first and only visit to Africa late 2022. After sharing ideas with the young coach, he promised to help him improve his coaching skills Read More

Sultan, Adamu, 400 participants for Islamic vacation course in Ilorin 

December 19, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhamned Saad Abubakar and Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, are expected to attend the formal opening of the 79th National Islamic Vacation Course billed for Ilorin, Kwara state capital, on December 23, 2022. At least 4, 000 participants including primary school pupils, secondary school students and those in tertiary institutions on vacation  across the country Read More

SKCLA interfaces with 3 gubernatorial candidates in Kaduna 

December 15, 2022 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Southern Kaduna Christian Leaders Association (SKCLA) has  held a one-day interface with the Kaduna state gubernatorial candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). The interaction took place at Throne Room Ministries, Kafanchan, Tuesday and it was the second of its kind. It afforded the candidates the opportunity to present their Read More

NDE trains Plateau graduates on solar installation 

December 13, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has been commended for impacting skills as well as empowering unemployed youth in Plateau state. The commendation was made Tuesday, by some beneficiaries of the directorate’s training of a set of 25 unemployed graduates in Plateau on solar power installation and maintenance. Mr. Hosea Meshak, who spoke on behalf of the trainers, appreciated the agency Read More

Nigerian content in oil & gas to hit 70% by 2027- NCDMD 

December 7, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The executive secretary of Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Simbi Wabote, has said the launching of 10-year Strategy Roadmap was aimed at increasing Nigerian Content in the oil and gas industry to 70 per cent by 2027. Wabote said this in his keynote address at the 11th Nigerian Content Forum with the theme, “Deepening the Nigerian Content Read More

From Delta, NYSC moves corps members to Anambra 

December 6, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Tuesday, said that a total of 517 corps members deployed for 2022 Batch C Stream 2 service year in Delta State would undergo their mandatory orientation course in Anambra State. The Anambra State Coordinator, NYSC, Mrs Blessing Ekene Iruma, disclosed this during the swearing in ceremony for the batch held at the State Permanent Read More

German-based Nigerian gaffer ready to handle national teams

December 5, 2022 Editorial IV 0

A German based Nigerian Coach Ikogho Charles Figo has signified his interest to handle any of the Nigeria national teams, if given the opportunity. Coach Figo who revealed that with his years of experience in Africa, Asia and Europe, he has all it takes to impact positively into Nigeria Football. He said with proper coaching and scouting programs, Nigeria has Read More

2023: Tinubu most competent presidential candidate – Sanusi 

December 4, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The Otun- Apesinola of Ibadanland, Chief Dotun Sanusi, weekend described the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the most competent of all the presidential candidates for the 2023 polls.  Chief Sanusi stated this weekend at a  ‘National Prayer for Bola Tinubu’s Endorsement’ held at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resorts in Ona-Ara area of Ibadan during which Read More

Business group declares support for Atiku 

December 4, 2022 Adewale Ajayi 0

A pressure group, Nigerian Business Communities (NBC), has given reason why it is supporting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa. The group said its position was influenced by business background and investment of the PDP candidate.The group stated this  in Lagos Sunday through its  South west convener, Mr Oluwatosin Abiola. Read More

2023: Aduda, Kingibe, others to engage in debate 

December 4, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

Ahead of the February 25, 2023 presidential and National Assembly elections, Senatorial and House of Representatives candidates of the various political parties , are to engage in debate on what they have in stock for the electorate in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT, Abuja). The debate slated for Monday in Abuja was organised by a legislative publication, OrderPaper and some Read More

APCON to sanction members over publication of ‘injurious’ information

November 30, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Director General of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Dr Olalekan Fadolapo, has said the council will from December 5 commence enforcement of sanctions against members that permit the publication of harmful and injurious information to the public. Addressing journalists Wednesday in Abuja, during the National Advertising Conference, Fadolapo said the council is repositioning in order to combat Read More

Imo: Nekede poly lecturer abducted

November 4, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

A lecturer at the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Engr. Sam Egere, has been abducted by gunmen. According to a release from the President General of Olu Owere (a pressure group) Chief Martin Opara, Egere who is also the Secretary, Board of Trustees (BOT) of Olu Owere, was abducted last Sunday very close to his Ahiazu Mbaise residence and since that Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

Lack of BoT responsible for worsening crisis in APC – Moniedafe

November 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has identified lack of Board of Trustee for the party as reason for worsening crisis rocking the party across the country. Moniedafe, however declared that “it is time for the APC to do the right thing” adding that if given opportunity to lead the party he has Read More

2023: Ohanaeze insists on president of Igbo extraction

October 19, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has lent their voice to the calls for Nigerian president of Igbo extraction come, 2023. Many prominent Igbos and political leaders of late have been making the clarion call that Ndigbo should be given the opportunity to produce Nigeria’s president.  Even Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, had at one occasion or the other pointed out that now Read More

Congress: Babayo Misau emerges new Bauchi APC chairman

October 17, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A new chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state in the person of Alhaji Babayo Aliyu Misau has emerged after the state congress that held Saturday. Chairman of the state congress committee sent by the national headquarters Mr Jibrin Sam announced the newly elected chairman and other officials early Sunday morning. He explained that Misau emerged the Read More

NYSC DG calls for collective action against inequality, gender based violence

October 14, 2021 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

Director-General,  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig-General and Associate Prof Shuaibu Ibrahim, has called for collective action from all stakeholders in the fight against the ravaging effects of inequality and gender-based violence in the country. The DG made the call during the flag-off of the first phase of NYSC Grassroots Gender Sensitisation and Advocacy Campaign in Rural Communities, held at Read More

Adopt e-transmition of results in Anambra election, ADP urges INEC

October 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adopt electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state. The opposition party also expressed support for the Senate on the direct primaries decision by all the political parties. Speaking Thursday at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, during Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More