Will Buhari sip from Bauchi’s Regional Water Scheme? 

January 23, 2023 Emma Agu 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit Bauchi state today. Though the purpose of the visit is purely partisan, to lead the campaign of the presidential candidate of his party, the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu, it goes without saying that no matter the role position he plays at any time, Buhari will still carry the insignia Read More

Qur’an recitation competition: 2 Kwarans emerge runner- ups in Zamfara

December 28, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Two members of Kwara State’s contingent to the just concluded National Qur’an Recitation Competition in Gusau, Zamfara State emerged runner- ups in two categories of the competition. Mariyam Issa- Onilu won the second position in 10 hizb female category why Sherifdeen Zakariyah Akorede also won second position in 20 hizb male category. The spokesman of the Qur’an Recitation Committee in Read More

FIFA rankings: Super Eagles now 35th globally after 2022 World Cup no show 

December 22, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The Super Eagles dropped three places in the latest monthly ranking released by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) on Thursday. The ranking was released on the official website of the world soccer governing body on Thursday. The three-time African champions dropped from 32nd to 35th position in the world. Jose Peseiro’s side although maintained their position among the Read More

In Sokoto, PDP guber candidate parleys Akwa Ibom, Cross River stakeholders

December 12, 2022 Editorial IV 0

In continuation of his meetings with residents of the state, Sokoto State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Mallam Saidu Umar FCNA, has met with the Akwa Ibom and Cross River States Indigenes residing in Sokoto State. At the meeting with the residents, under the aegis of Akwa-Cross, an amalgamation of groups of stakeholders from the two sister states, Umar Read More

2023: I’m out to represent all in FCT – Kingibe

December 5, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The Labour Party senatorial candidate for the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT, Abuja), Hajia Ireti Kingibe, declared Monday that her planned representation of the territory in the Senate come 2023, was for all and not any section of the residents. Kingibe who made the assertion at a citizen town hall organised for candidates of the various political parties running for the Read More

2022 World Cup: How Cameroon roared back to draw thriller with Serbia

November 28, 2022 Editorial IV 0

·           Cameroon kept their hopes of reaching the World Cup last 16 alive as they battled back from two goals down to draw a six-goal thriller with Serbia in Group G. Cameroon took the lead through Jean-Charles Castelletto but Strahinja Pavlovic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic replied to give Serbia a half-time advantage. Aleksandar Mitrovic added a third for Serbia and they Read More

Ibadan rally: Police break silence over ‘assassination attempt’ on Obi 

November 27, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The Oyo state police command, weekend debunked the news of an assassination attempt on the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) and former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, during his presidential rally in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. A video of a man with double-faced jack-knife previously identified as Lekan Salami at Adamasingba Stadium, Ibadan, had been widely Read More

2023: Southern Kaduna LP senatorial candidate names 19-member campaign council 

November 24, 2022 Abubakar Labaran 0

The Labour Party (LP) Senatorial candidate for Southern Kaduna, Engineer Michael Ayuba Auta, has make public his campaign official portfolios. Addressing journalists in Kafanchan during the week, the candidate said he has appointed 19 party members  to handle the affairs of his campaign to ensure  total victory at the polls. He named Honourable Mohammed Zakari as his campaign director general, while Read More

CUPP condemns invasion of Justice Odili’s Abuja residence

October 31, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has condemned the Friday invasion of the Abuja residence of a Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Mary Odili, by armed security agents. The CUPP, which expressed shock over the development, further condemned, what it described as ungodly and illegal invasion. The CUPP, in a statement by its spokesman, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere said Read More

Umeoji, 2 lawmakers dump APGA for APC, declare support for Andy Uba

October 30, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6, the former frontline governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current member of the House of Representatives, representing Aguata Federal Constituency in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with two House of Assembly members and several party supporters. Umeoji defection Read More

Osinbajo’s supporters fault ‘fake’ analysts, commentators over 2023 presidential poll

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group loyal to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on the platform of Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) has faulted some comments and analysis made by some commentators against the ambition of the Vice President. The group raised concern over attempts by various acclaimed social media influencers to act under the guise of analysis, free Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

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

How I stood strong, killed Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ken Nnamani

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Ken Nnamani, has revealed how he aborted the planned to amend constitution to allow for third term in office during former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Nnamani said his model of legislating was shaped by the debate about whether the legislator is an agent or a trustee. Speaking Thursday in Read More

Group protests ‘blackmail’ of Buhari’s appointees, demand arrest

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A pressure group based in the Federal Capital Territory, Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI) has staged protest against some persons allegedly trying to blackmail President Muhammad Buhari through his appointees. According to the group, those making the attempts were targeting key appointees of the president using fake news. Staging a protest Wednesday in Abuja, the group urged Read More

Buhari backing reforms in oil sector with actions – APC group

October 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is backing long overdue efficiency and transparency to the management of Nigeria’s oil and gas resources with action. The group added that the President will not slow down or relent in his efforts to transform the Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

State congress: Bauchi APC stakeholders reject consensus candidate

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauch state have rejected plot by some power block to impose a chairmanship aspirant on the state in the scheduled party congress slated for Saturday 16th 2021. It was a gathered that the stakeholders vehemently rejected the move at a heated meeting of party stakeholders held on Thursday. It was gathered Read More

FG declares Tuesday public holiday to mark Eidul-Mawlid

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday October 19th, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for Read More

Breaking: APC state congress won’t hold in Abia, elders declare

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of elders and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state led by Senator Chris Adighije, has said that the party’s state congress scheduled for Saturday 16th October, will not hold. The elders asked the national leadership under governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state to call back the state congress committee sent to Abia state. 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

Electronic transmission of results ‘ll banish slection collation banditry – Okechukwu

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu has commended the Senate, the House of Representatives, civil society organisations and President Muhammadu Buhari for the final process leading to the insertion of Electronic Transmission of election results in the country’s Electoral Law. Okechukwu who is a foundation member of the All Progressive Congress (APC) expressed optimism that Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More