UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

Police recruitment exercise: Kaduna Command announces venues for CBT

October 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Kaduna State Police Command is informing the general public particularly those who participated in the 2020 physical and credential screening exercise that, the Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Police Service Commission will be concluding the ongoing 2020 recruitment exercise of 10,000 Police Constables into the service of the Nigeria Police Force. This was contained in a statement Read More

FG commission Jiwa-Gwagwa erosion control works

October 21, 2021 Helen Oji 0

Federal government has commission the Jiwa – Gwagwa Erosion control and channelization works. The project was executed by the Ecological Project Office (EPO) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Hon., was represented President Muhammad Buhari, represented by the lawmaker representing Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency Abdulmumim Mohammed Ari said that the project is to check flooding 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

CSOs, AGP disown Monday planned anti-CBN, Buhari’s economy agenda protest

September 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Abuja Grassroots Projects (AGP) have dissociated themselves from the Monday planned anti-Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) protest. The groups noted that the protest will be carried out by a faceless group hired by those who are against the President Mohammadu Buhari’s economy agenda and the Governor of CBN, Godwin Emefiele. The groups, Read More

Breaking – Sports federations elections: Sani Lawal, Chinazum Nwosu emerge technical, athletes reps for Taekwondo (VIDEO)

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran tactician Alhaji Sani Lawal a while ago on Saturday defeated his only opponent Osita Egwim to emerge technical representative in the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) after a rescheduled Nigeria Sports Federations Elections (NSFE). The peaceful but fiercely contested election held inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja saw Alhaji Lawal beat Egwim 19-16. While Lawal is of the Ahmadu Bello Read More

‘Why APC shifted state congresses’

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced another date for its state congresses nationwide. Reasons for the shift in date were not stated. The party had earlier announced October 2, 2021 for the exercise. A statement signed Wednesday evening by its acting national secretary, John James Akpanudoedehe, confirmed the development, adding that an updated timetable/schedule of activities and guidelines Read More

Insecurity: PGF boss calls for radical reforms of security structure

August 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called urgent radical reforms of the current security structure in Nigeria. Lukman believe the government can also do more especially in relation to getting the Nation’s security agencies to be more accountable. In a release Friday in Abuja titled Read More

No previous govt developed Niger Delta like Buhari’s administration – APC group

August 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, has said that no previous administration has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region like the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group assured that Buhari will not relent in the implementation of his vision of a safe, secure Read More

Dokpesi denies interest in position of PDP national chairman 

August 17, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The founder and chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has dismissed media reports that he was aspiring for the position of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman. Dokpesi who was one of the aspirants for the PDP National Chairman in 2017, in a letter addressed to The Editor of a national daily newspaper, dated 16th August 2021 Read More

Breaking: Final team Nigeria batch returns from Tokyo, Adekuoroye promises to bounce back

August 12, 2021 Editor 0

Few days after 2020 Olympics Games ended in Tokyo, Japan, final team Nigeria batch have returned to Abuja. The team comprising athletes and officials who arrived via Nnamdi Azikiwe airport touched down around 12.45pm on Thursday. Blueprint crew on ground reports that the team was received by jubilant sport-loving Nigerian fans and relatives at the airport. Head coach of Nigeria Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Eid-el-kabir: Lets work for national unity, Buni tasks Nigerians

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni,  has called for national unity as Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival. Buni said the period of Eid-el-Kabir, calls for a deep reflection into the lessons of devotion, sacrifice and obedience as exemplified by the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail.  In a Read More

Congresses: APC releases timetable, grants waivers to new members to contest

July 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the approved schedule of activities and guidelines for the conduct of the party’s nationwide ward congresses scheduled for Saturday July 31, 2021. The party has also granted waivers to new members and returning executives to contest. According to the notice released Sunday in Abuja by the National Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Read More

Avoid aiding Nigeria’s disintegration, YAF urges Yoruba youths

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, decried the ban on and the stoppage of its peace rally/sensitisation Motorcade by the police in the state. YAF expressed regret that the police in the state could not distinguish between it and other groups claiming to be championing Yoruba self-determination and independence with the disguised objective of Read More

Anambra: Gov Abiodun heads APC primary election team

June 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), governor Mai Mala Buni, has approved the appointment of the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun as the chairman of the primary election committee for the Anambra state governorship election.  The primary election is scheduled for Saturday, June 26th, 2021.  A statement signed Wednesday in Abuja, Read More

2021: JAMB makes fresh pronouncement on UTME registration, tells candidates what to do

June 14, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The registration for 2021/2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) has been extended to June 15 by Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) for candidates who have not completed their registration to visit special centres to finish the process JAMB’s head of media, Fabian Benjamin, who revealed this said the extension was for only those who could not complete their registration during the earlier Read More

FG signs construction agreement BPPT to curb illegal refining

June 11, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

In a bid to curb illegal refining and stabilise products pricing in the Niger Delta region, the federal government on Friday signed a shareholders’ agreement for the construction of Brass Petroleum products Terminal Limited ( BPPT).  Speaking after the signing in Abuja, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, noted that when completed, the project will help close Read More

Yoruba group raises the alarm over plot to undermine APC’s govt

June 8, 2021 Editorial II 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) Tuesday raised the alarm over an alleged plot by an unnamed former Nigerian president, some clerics and politicians to undermine the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. YAF also alleged that the former president, which it did not name, and members of his group, were promoting agitations in the South-west Read More

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More

OYSIEC declares PDP winner of rescheduled Ido LG polls

May 27, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo State Independent National Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Hon. Adeojo Sheriff Aderemi, as winner of Ido Local Government Area of the state. Announcing the result, late Wednesday, the OYSIEC Chairman, Aare  Isiaka Olagunju said the PDP candidate polled 19,744 votes at the rescheduled elections held on Wednesday. According to the OYSIEC Chairman, at Read More