Tinubu @63rd Independence anniversary: Our triumphs shall define us as a nation

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu said Sunday that the triumphs of Nigeria in the last 63 years have defined it as a nation. The president said this in his maiden nationwide broadcast to commemorate the nation’s 63rd independence anniversary in Abuja. “On this solemn yet hopeful day, let us commend our founding fathers and mothers.  Without them, there would be no Read More

Enugu governorship election: Edeoga takes stand on tribunal judgement, drags Mbah to appeal 

October 1, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

   The judgement as rendered by the Enugu state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal can at best be described as a miscarriage of justice and a fundamental jurisprudential flaw that we are very hopeful will be corrected at the Court of Appeal, Labour Party governorship candidate in Enugu state, Barrister Chijioke Edeoga, has declared. At the end of the March poll, the Read More

With tribunal victories, can Enugu PDP turn the table?

October 1, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

CHUKS NWEZE from Enugu writes that though the Labour Party and the Obidient Movement hurricane almost wrestled Enugu state from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the 2023 general elections, an emerging new twist is that the PDP is gradually resuming its stronghold of the state. It was like a bolt from the blues when the wave of the Labour Read More

CYP to hold peaceful co-existence Confab – Committee Chair

October 1, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Christian Youths in Politics (CYP) on Sunday hinted that all is now set for its maiden ‘Peaceful Co-existence Conference’ billed for Lagos on October 28, 2023. Chairman of CYP Planning Committee, Ambassador Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo, dropped this hint while addressing a press conference. According to him, the conference was part of CYP efforts to ensure speedy peaceful co-existence among Read More

Arthur Eze charges Ohanaeze to pursue release of Nnamdi Kanu

October 1, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

Business mogul, Engineer Arthur Eze, has called on the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo to step up efforts to ensure that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is released. Eze, who was the chairman of the grand finale of 2023 Igbo Day celebration held at Okpara Square, Enugu expressed the belief that Kanu’s release would Read More

Read Tinubu’s full address on 63rd Nigeria’s Independence Day

October 1, 2023 Editor 0

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT BOLA AHMED TINUBU, GCFR, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 63RD INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY OF NIGERIA ON SUNDAY, 1ST OCTOBER, 2023 Dear Compatriots, It is my unique honour to address you on this day, the 63rd anniversary of our nation’s independence, both as the President of our dear country and, simply, Read More

Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Day: Tinubu announces increase in workers’ salary *See new minimum wage pay, full speech

October 1, 2023 Editor 0

President Bola Tinubu on Sunday October 1, 2023 announced salary increase for junior federal government workers as a way to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy. Tinubu who disclosed this in his address on Nigeria’s 63rd Independence anniversary said the provisional minimum wage increase will be N25, 000, and will be effected in the next six months. Below is the Read More

Former Kaduna governor bolts out of PDP

October 1, 2023 Moh Bello Habib 0

A former Governor of Kaduna state, Dr Mukhtar Rsmalan Yero, Dallatun Zazzau has resigned his membership of the opposition pary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was contained in his one page letter date September 30, 2023, addressed to the Chairman of the party in Kaura ward of the state. Part of the letter reads, “With grateful to Almighty Allah, I Read More

Senator Jibrin felicitates Nigerians @ 63 

October 1, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

Senator Isah Jibrin ( APC Kogi East), has felicitated Nigerians  on the occasion of 63rd Independence anniversary of the country. In a personally signed statement in Abuja on Saturday, Senator Jibrin urged Nigerians  to remain steadfast in their believe in building a strong, united and prosperous country.  “Let us be driven forward by our zeal to strengthen our diversity, culture Read More

Akpabio salutes Nigeria @63

October 1, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, CON has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 63rd Independence Anniversary. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Hon Eseme Eyiboh, the Senate President while acknowledging present challenges in the polity said that there were many landmarks in the nation’s 63 years to give a sense Read More

Independence Day: Our challenges surmountable, don’t despair, Barau tells Nigerians

October 1, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jibrin, has urged Nigerians not to despair, saying the challenges facing the country are surmountable with the commitment of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Federal Government had declared Monday, October 2 as a public holiday to commemorate the country’s 63rd Independence Anniversary. Senator Barau (APC, Kano North), in his message to Nigerians Read More

Nigeria on path to greatness despite challenges – Lawan

October 1, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

Senator Ahmad Lawan (APC Yobe North), posited in Abuja on Saturday that Nigeria is on the path to greatness, despite some of the challenges confronting the nation. Lawan made this known in a statement to mark Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Day celebration. According to him, Nigeria is a force to reckon with, as it has become the bastion for the propagation Read More

Indefinite strike will inflict more pains on Nigerians, Senate Leader tells Labour unions

October 1, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

As Nigeria marks her 63rd anniversary of independence on Sunday, the Leader of the Senate, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele (APC Ekiti Central) has appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) to suspend their plan to embark on an indefinite strike in the national interest. Bamidele in a statement issued on Saturday by media and Public Affairs Read More

Don’t rig Ekiti poll, Coalition alerts governor

September 29, 2023 Editor 0

Coalition of Civil Society groups in Ekiti State, under the aegis of Alliance for Equity and Justice Initiative, has accused the State governor, Abiodun Oyebanji of orchestrating plans to manipulate the outcome of the local government election scheduled to hold in December this year. The Civil Society groups further alleged that some preferred names have already been pencilled down as Read More

You ‘re a liability to APC, NNPP hits back at Ganduje 

September 29, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

  The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has claimed that it is only in Nigeria a person like Dr Abdullahi Ganduje can still be given relevance. A statement by national publicity secretary of NNPP, Hon. Yakubu Shendam, while reacting to the remarks credited to the chairman of the ruling All Progressives  Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, calling Rabiu Kwankwaso a Read More

Kaduna governorship tussle: Ashiru heads to Appeal Court, preaches calm 

September 29, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate for Kaduna state in the March 2023 general elections, Hon. Mohammed Isah Ashiru, has assured the people of Kaduna state that he would pursue the mandate they gave to him to logical conclusion.  Ashiru and PDP had approached the Kaduna state Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal to contest the victory of Governor Uba Sani Read More

Ganduje’s Oyo visit: OYSIES’ readiness for LG polls amidst grumbling  

September 28, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

BAYO AGBOOLA from Ibadan writes that amid preparations by the political parties and the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) for the Local Government elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is groaning under the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state With less than eight months to another local government election in Oyo state, political parties in the Read More

Tribunal reaffirms Udefuna’s victory in Enugu 

September 28, 2023 Chuks Nweze 0

All the three panel of judges sitting in Enugu State House of Assembly tribunal, Thursday, affirmed the victory of Hon Jude Udefuna as the duly elected member of the Ezeagu state constituency at the recently concluded election in the state.  The PDP candidate in the election, Hon Chima Obieze, had approached the tribunal with two petitions against Udefuna’s membership of Read More

How Tribunal sacked 2 PDP lawmakers, returned APC’s Wallongko, Dadon in Plateau Assembly

September 28, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Plateau state National and House of Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos, has sacked Hon. Maren Ishaku, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), from the Bokkos seat in the state House of Assembly. The unanimous judgement of the tribunal 1, Justice Omaka Olekwa, said Hon. Wallangko Sylvester Ibrahim and his All Progressives Congress (APC), has the locus standi Read More

Governorship tussle: Akwa Ibom Tribunal strikes out ADC, NNPP petitions against Eno

September 28, 2023 Uko Etim 0

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Wednesday, dismissed petition brought by the Governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Arc. Ezekiel Nyaetok, challenging the emergence of Pastor Umo Eno of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). This is just as the tribunal struck out petition brought before it by the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Read More