ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage -Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as bondage of the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking at 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

Ochanya’s death: CSOs call for special court for rape cases

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Two frontline Civil Society Organisations fighting against rape in Nigeria have demanded for a special court to handle cases of rape in the country. The groups under the aegis of Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) and its parent organisation, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD) made the demand to mark the third year memorial of Ochanya Elizabeth Ogbanje, who died three 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

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Presidents, Vps set to emerge as 23 Sports Federations stage elections

September 28, 2021 Editorial IV 0

All is now set for the final phase of  Elections into the boards of 23 Sporting  Federations at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium,  Abuja on Thursday. According  to the Chairman of the electoral committee  Peter Nelson, ” The committee is conducting elections  into the 23 federations that were yet to  have  their own  constitutions  approved by  their international bodies. These Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

NASIEC seeks EU technical support Oct 6 LG poll

September 28, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has sought for support from the European Union Support for Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) to enable it conduct the local government election scheduled for October 6, 2021. Project coordinator of the EU-SDGN, Mr. Hamza Fassi-Fihri, disclosed this Monday in Lafia at a one-day EU-SDGN training of NASIEC staff and journalists Read More

More adult Nigerians support electronic transmission of election results – Poll reveals

September 27, 2021 Idachaba Sunny Eleojo 0

A new public opinion poll conducted by NOI Polls has revealed that 69 percent of adult Nigerians nationwide support the electronic transmission of election results during elections. This assertion cuts across gender, geo-political zones and age-group with at least 62 percent representation from each category.  According to the poll’s result, the reason given by Nigerians are that it would bring Read More

Customs intercept N41m contraband in Kano, Jigawa within 3 months

September 23, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Nigeria Custom Service, Kano, Jigawa command says it has intercepted contraband items of over fourty one million Naira ( N41,398,000.00) from July 2021 to date. The Comptroller of NSC, Kano jigawa command Suleiman Pai, made the disclosure while briefing Journalists in Kano Thursday. He noted that the Command was Steadfast in enforcing the policy of federal government which bans the importation Read More

Shooting: Brig-Gen. Adeoye wins North Central election

September 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As the Federation election draws nearer, Brigadier General Lonsdale Adeoye (Rtd) has emerged the winner of the North-Central Zonal Election for the post of President into the National Board of the Nigeria Shooting Sport Federation, NSSF. Brg-Gen Adeoye is the immediate past Shooting Federation president which tenure ended few weeks before the Tokyo Olympics. In the North-Central Zonal election held Read More

Police parades suspected killers of 7 farmers in Osun

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command Wednesday paraded five suspected killers of some farmers who were murdered on their way to farm in Modakeke. The suspects are: Akingbala Olakunle aka ‘All Stand,’ Owoniyi Segun aka ‘Agbede,’ Daramola Muideen aka ‘Ede,’ Shina Adeyemi and one Awotunde Elijah. The Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, said the suspects were arrested in connection with the murder Read More

Chambers’ leaking roof worries Reps’ minority leader

September 22, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, has expressed worries over the lives of members, as the roof covering the sitting chamber of the House continue to leak during heavy downpour. Abuja, the nation’s capital had experienced an early hour heavy rain that lasted several hours on Wednesday. Elumuelu in the course of the day’s plenary raised a Read More

Juve, Atletico Madrid move to capture Saka

September 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Juventus and Atletico Madrid are reportedly keeping tabs on Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka and are expected to make a move this season. Saka has become an instrumental player for Mikel Arteta – having made five Premier League appearances and four starts so far this season. The 20-year-old also played a fundamental role in helping England reach the Euro 2020 final this summer Read More

Why El-Rufai lost Kaduna LG poll

September 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

One of the best performing governors in Nigeria is Mallam Nasir El-Rufai. So far, he is the best Governor of Kaduna state in recent times. However, Mallam lost his polling unit and ward in the Saturday, September 4, 2021, local government elections conducted by the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission. Governor El-Rufai voted at Unguwan Sarkin polling unit 001 in Kaduna North Read More

Olubadan, Soun, other Yoruba monarchs reject secession

September 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Prominent traditional rulers in the six states of the South-west geo-political zone have enjoined all Yoruba sons and daughters to embrace peace and eschew acts that can lead to the disintegration of Nigeria. The royal fathers, who are the custodians of Yoruba culture and tradition, also kicked against violent agitations for the secession of Yorubaland from the rest of Nigeria. Read More

2023: Group endorses ex-Bauchi gov Mu’azu for president

September 8, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group, ‘The North-South United Movement’ has called on former governor of Bauchi state, Ahmed Mu’azu to run for president come 2023, describing him as a leader with a difference who can lead the nation to greater height.  In a press statement made available to journalists in Bauchi, leader of the group, Ambassador Ken Akpan, stated that Mu’azu governed Bauchi Read More

ARDOVA Plc declares profit of N1.7bn in H1 2021

September 6, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Major downstream player, ARDOVA Plc has released its unaudited financial result for the first half of 2021, posting profit after tax of N1.7 billion. The amount represents an increase of N7 billion or 70 per cent compared with profit of N1.0 billion recorded the same period of 2020. The company result also showed that Profit before tax up from N1.1 Read More

LG congress: Let’s conduct peaceful exercise, Buni charges APC members

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has urged members of the party to conduct themselves peacefully during the local government congress of the party holding Saturday across the country. Buni, through a statement signed by his spokesman Mamman Mohammed, Friday in Abuja, described the exercise as a family affair that should Read More

Revealed! How final year Kaduna Poly student died affter graduation

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

A final year Hospitality Management student of Kaduna state Polytechnic, identified as Faith Favour has died few days after graduation. Faith had shared a photo of herself and course mates from their signing out celebration two weeks ago. A Source disclosed that she sadly passed away after her signing-out celebration. One of her course mates, Mhister Isaac, disclosed the sad Read More