Why we dumped PDP – Senators Urhoghide, Akinyelure 

May 31, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

  Two serving but not Senators – elect for the 10th Senate Wednesday  dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in plenary. The two senators, Matthew Urhoghide (Edo South) and Ayo Akinyelure (Ondo Central) in separate letters addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said they were quitting PDP as a result of irreconcilable differences and squabbles at the national Read More

FOIA ’ll promote transparency, accountability in government activities – FG 

May 31, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The federal government has again reiterated needs for the public to have unfettered access to government records and information. The Solicitor General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mrs Beatrice Jedy-Agba, gave the hint in Abuja Wednesday while giving a welcome remark at the commemoration of 12 years of implementing the Freedom of Information Act in Read More

Berger projects: Abuja-Kano road constructed with international best practice – Bayi

May 31, 2023 Agi Onda 0

  Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has assured the federal government and indeed all Nigerians that ply the Abuja -Kaduna-Kano highway that the completed sections 1 and 2 of the road was constructed with internationally acknowledged due diligence and best practices. A press statement issued by the media unit of the engineering company, Wednesday, quoted the Executive Director, Administration, Julius Berger Nigeria Read More

FMSDIGA postpones collection of instruments of national awards

May 31, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

The Federal Ministry of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs (FMSDIGA) has postponed the date for the collection of instruments of national honours award, earlier slated for 1st of June 2023. This was contained in a press release issued by the Director of Press, Julie O.J on behalf of the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Ibiene P. Roberts, and made available Read More

In Benue, Alia appoints Kula CPS, announces 4 more others 

May 31, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia has appointed Mr. Tersoo Kula as his Chief Press Secretary. Kula, before delving into politics, had worked with the Blueprint Newspaper as the Benue state correspondent. Other appointments made by the governor, according to a press release issued Wednesday by Tersoo Kula, named Dr. Emmanuel Chenge as Principal Private Secretary (PPS), Rt. Hon. Paul Read More

NPFL: Lobi Stars battle ready for Super 6 – Iorfa

May 31, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

Vice Chairman/CEO of Lobi Stars FC Dominic Iorfa has said his team is battle ready to achieve the dream of picking the  CAF continental ticket. Iorfa briefing with newsmen in Makurdi Wednesday noted that the position of the club from the beginning of the season was not to be relegated and to finish top 3, in the abridged NPFL, which it Read More

ANFASSC hails Tinubu, wants FG to prioritise sports

The National President of Authentic Nigeria Football and Allied Sports Supporters Club (ANFASSC), Prince Abayomi Ogunjimi has congratulated the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu who was sworn in  at the 16th President of the country on Monday, May 29, 2023. In a statement, Prince Ogunjimi wished the newly elected Nation’s Numero uno a swell Read More

Switzerland club upgrade Nigerian gaffer, Adedeji, to first team

May 31, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

FC Witikon of Switzerland has elevated Nigerian gaffer, Adedeji Anthony Adeyemi, to the first team of the club after performing creditably with the junior side. Adedeji is now the 1st Assistant coach of the club 2 Liga club was elated by the news of his promotion with few of Nigerians in Switzerland celebrating the feat with him The former Stationery Stores Read More

Ahmed Musa rewards 4 loyal staff with houses

May 31, 2023 Lekan Olaseine 0

Aside football ,Super Eagles’ captain, Ahmed Musa is a man with a heart of gold with his philanthropic gesture devoid of ethnicity or religious affiliations and has taken doing good to others by giving out four houses to his staffers for their dedication to work and loyalty to him over the years. He rewarded four of his loyal staffers with Read More

Taraba governor appoints SSG, Chief of Staff 

May 31, 2023 Andrew Ojih 0

.  The executive governor of Taraba state, Dr Agbu Kefas, has approved the appointments of Chief, Barr, G.T Kataps as the new Secretary to the State Government (SGS). The governor, in a press statement, signed by the head of service of the state, Mrs Suzy Jemimah Nathan said the appointment takes immediate effect.  Kataps until his appointment was the Vice Read More

Participate in politics, former APC Chairman counsels young people

May 31, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Immediate past Chairman of the All  Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state, Dr. Ben Nwoye, has challenged young Nigerians to start showing interest in politics so as to be abreast with its nitty gritty, just as he gifted sixteen best graduating secondary school students in the state with fifty thousand naira each.  Speaking at a one-day students summit put  together Read More

Keep your campaign promises, guber candidate urges Mbah

May 31, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

The candidate of the African Action Congress, (AAC), in the March 18 election as Enugu state, Ray Kene Ogbodo, has charged the new governor, Barrister Peter Mbah, to keep to his promises as encapsulated in his manifesto. Ogbodo gave the charge on Monday on the sideline of the 2023 inauguration ceremony of Dr Peter Mbah and his deputy, Barrister  Ifeanyi Read More

We ‘ll support Tinubu to succeed – ALGON

May 31, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has said it would provide the enabling environment for president Bola Tinubu and his team to succeed. National Chairman of the Association and Chairman of Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Abubakar Abdullahi stated this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja .  Abdullahi said the emergence of Tinubu Read More

PDP congratulates Alia, restates commitment to Benue project 

May 31, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state Wednesday congratulated Governor Hyacinth Iormem Alia, over his successful inauguration into office as the 6th civilian governor of the state. A statement signed by the Publicity Secretary Bemgba Iirtyom said as a party, the PDP in the state has now assumed the station of the main opposition bloc with all sense of Read More

Igoche Mark congratulates Tinubu, hails Ugboaja 

The Initiator of Mark D Ball Basketball Champion, Mr. Igoche Mark, has congratulated the new President of Africa’s largest democracy, Nigeria’s leader, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Mark, seasoned sports administrator also paid glowing tributes to a former Nigerian Basketball Player, Ejike Ugboaja, on his conferment of national honour as Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) by former president Mohammadu Buhari. Read More

Police arrest man for rape, robbery in Lagos 

The Police command in Lagos state Tuesday said it has arrested a suspected armed robber, Olumide Oyewole, who allegedly robbed and raped a lady in her apartment. The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest to our correspondent. He said the case was reported to the police Tuesday at 9.50 a.m. at Ilasan Division. He added that one lady Read More

Abbas congratulates Tinubu, Shettima on inauguration 

May 31, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the speakership in the 10th House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his inauguration as the 16th president of Nigeria.  The speakership candidate also congratulated Vice President Kashim Shettima on his swearing-in as the Number 2 citizen. In a statement he personally signed in Abuja, Abbas hailed Read More

Wike was governor of Obio/ Akpor LGA, not Rivers – Youth leader 

May 31, 2023 Dennis Essang 0

National president of South-South Youth Initiative, Comrade lmeabe Saviour Oscar, has said former governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, disappointed Rivers people.  He said Wike’s administration brought pains to the people, adding that, “His administration’s poor performance has only left Rivers people with many regrets instead of outpouring of accolades and praises,” lmeabe stated. He said in a statement Read More

Akeredolu reads riot act to petroleum marketers 

May 31, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Less than 24 hours after the newly inaugurated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu announced the removal of fuel subsidy in the country, petrol stations across many states, including Ondo state Monday began hoarding of the product and created artificial scarcity. Many of the fuel stations earlier selling the product to customers before the announcement horridly shut down their stations, telling customers that Read More

Amaechi mourns Dokpesi

May 31, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

  Former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has condoled with the family of late AIT founder and chairman, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, whose demise was a shock to many. In a statement by his media office, Amaechi said, “The news of his passing is indeed shocking and difficult to digest. Chief Dokpesi was always full of life, a vibrant elder Read More

NTD: Tobacco kills 8m globally, annually – WHO 

May 31, 2023 Helen Oji 0

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, has said tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health challenges the world has ever faced. He said it kills more than 8 million people around the world every year.  She made this disclosure in her message to commemorate World No Tobacco Day with the theme: ‘Grow Food, Read More

Corruption trackers want Tinubu to be decisive, ruthless 

May 31, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

A non-governmental organisation, The Corruption Trackers Initiatives (TCTI), has called on President Bola Tinubu to take decisive and ruthless actions against corruption and corrupt practices. The organisation said  as corruption trackers, it carried out investigations on corrupt activities among Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) during the just concluded transition period, based on five parameters: corruption; accountability; value for money, prudence and Read More

NGO supports Bauchi to improve nutrition indices 

May 31, 2023 Mohammed Lawal 0

  A nongovernmental organisation, Alive and Thrive fhi360, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF),has  declared interest to support Bauchi state government to ensure improvement in nutrition indices for children under the age of five. The state focal person of the NGO, Asimobi Chidi, stated this while giving goodwill remarks during the flag off of the Read More