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

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

E-voting and the El-Rufai model

September 21, 2021 Abdullahi Suleiman Otiwe 0

He who pays the piper dictates the tune. The above saying could best illustrate how the affairs of local government areas as democratic institutions and the third tier of government under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,1999, as amended have been impended by states governments that are mandated by the highest law of the land to ensure their Read More

Senator Bamidele donates Coaster bus to Oluyin-in-Council

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) has donated a Toyota coaster bus for the operational use of the Oluyin-in-Council.  The council comprises of all the traditional chiefs and title holders in Iyin-Ekiti, hometown of the senator, is headed by HRM Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye, the Oyinyosaye Uyin III.  The senator, Read More

Breaking: PDP spokesman resigns, joins APC

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The state publicity secretary of Imo PDP, Hon. Ogu Bundu Nwadike has just dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Nwadike announced his defection to APC in a resignation letter he personally signed. His decision to resign was based on personal decision after due consultations with his family and mentors for resigning from the party. Part of the Read More

‘Nigerians can now travel across 160 countries without visas’

September 10, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

Nigerians who wish to travel to Caribbean countries and parts of Europe have been provided with the opportunity to tour their dream countries with provision of “strong passport” which would not warrant the use of visas. Winnington Citizens & Partners, a visa processing and citizenship acquisition agency, disclosed this at a media chat in Abuja Friday. The Firm’s managing partner Read More

Prostitution: Police nab 2 for trafficking teenagers to Ghana

September 8, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi Police command Tuesday, paraded two suspects for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution. The suspects Ivi Chukwu Chinecherem, age 20yrs and Ogbonna Justice, age 19 yrs were said to have been involved in the trafficking of five Ebonyi female teenagers to Ghana for  Akaeze community in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. While parading the suspects, the commissioner of Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More

Plateau: Coalition condemns call for removal of GOC 3 Division

September 4, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Coalition of Plateau State Advocates (COPSA), has condemned in strong terms the renewed call in some quarters for the redeployment of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division of the Nigerian Army in Jos, Plateau state, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Sallau Ali, in the face of recent killings in some communities. Describing the clamour for the removal of the GOC, who Read More

Insecurity: FG, NSCDC plan strategic meeting on protection of National Assets

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) are making efforts to further safeguard Nigeria’s critical assets and infrastructure across the country against backdrop of insecurity confronting the Nation. Some of the critical infrastructure including; Chemical Sector, Commercial Facilities Sector, Communications Sector, Critical, Manufacturing Sector, Dams Sector, Defence Industrial Base Sector, Emergency Services Sector, Energy Sector, Read More

Maina’s continuous incaceration not in Nigeria’s Interest – CSO

September 3, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

A Civil Society Organization, Citizens Advocate, has said it is not in Nigeria’s best interest to continually keep the former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina in Kuje Correctional Centre in spite of his deteriorating health condition. The group’s National Coordinator, Comrade Chukwu Okonkwo, shared this view on Thursday while briefing journalists in Abuja. He noted that the country Read More

Anniversary: Osun lists Akande, Adeboye, 9 others for lifetime achievement award

September 1, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

As part of activities lined up to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of Osun State, the government, Wednesday, listed former governor Adebisi Akande, Pastor Enoch Adeboye (General Overseer, RCCG worldwide), Sheikh Abdur’rasheed Hadiyatulla (President, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria), and former Chief of Defense Staff, General Ipoola Alani Akinrinnade, rtd, for lifetime achievement award. Others in the Read More

PPB, ACT, others train oncology nurses on refresher courses

August 26, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Project PINK BLUE in partnership with ACT Foundation, National Hospital School of Post Basic Oncology Nursing and other stakeholders recently trained oncology Nurses, on refresher courses.  The Course Coordinator, Nurse Mampak N. Nanre, explained that the one-day training for oncology nurses refresher course became necessary to bring all past and present students of the school, up to speed on newly approved oncology courses, emerging issues in oncology, professional advancement and enlighten them on internationally approved procedures to Read More

Diri dedicates COVID-19 response Award to committee

August 18, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

…Commends FG on fire truck Bayelsa state governor Douye Diri has dedicated the Distinguished COVID-19 Response Champion Award conferred on him to the state’s COVID-19 committee in appreciation of their hard work and sacrifice in the fight against the scourge. The award was conferred on the governor in Abuja by the National Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (NAMLS) in recognition Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More

Quickteller highlights practical business strategies for SMEs to thrive

August 17, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

A leeway for businesses to continue to grow and overcome the post-COVID challenges affecting them has been designed by Quickteller Business. Quickteller is a leading payment platform focused on empowering businesses of all sizes to facilitate payments and manage transactions from anywhere in the world. The firm said it will continue to provide support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Read More

NAF establishes Ombudsman office to receive personnel, citizen’s complaints

August 14, 2021 Benjamn Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has established an Ombudsman office to entertain complaints against the NAF and its personnel from citizens. A statement by NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Edward Gabkwet Friday, said the office would be independent and would provide an objective and compassionate channel for seeking redress. The statement quoted the Chief Air Staff, Air Marshal Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC vows to sanitise private security guard companies

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has expressed the Corps commitment to eliminating quackery in the private security industry to sanitize the system for effective security service delivery towards complementing the efforts of government agencies in mitigating the security challenges bedevilling our Nation.  Audi made call while presenting operational licence to 24 Read More

KBFN holds Tatami seminar/championship in Asaba

August 10, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Kickboxing and martial arts enthusiasts have another opportunity to be entertained and watch the combatants learn new tricks, as Kickboxing Federation of Nigeria holds the Tatami Seminar and Championship in Asaba, Delta State, beginning August 10-14, 2021. The championship which would feature full and low kick categories, is part of the series of training seminars and competitions lined up by Read More