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No special concession to Atiku-  Makarfi

***As PDP inaugurates convention committee Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen Ahmed Makarfi, has said the party didn’t give any concessions to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, upon his return to PDP. The ...

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Okowa tasks Edo old boys on development

By Amaechi Okwara Asaba Delta state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged old boys associations to engage in programmes that will change the decline in the education sector. According to a press statement made available to newsmen, the governor made ...

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PTAD to verify NITEL/MTEL pensioners

By Ene Osang Abuja The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has concluded plans to begin verification of pensioners of the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) and its mobile subsidiary (MTEL) under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS) from January next year. A ...

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Saraki mourns late Adesoye

By Taiye Odewale Abuja President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has expressed grief over the demise of Chief Emmanuel Olatunji Adesoye, the Asiwaju of Offa. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, ...

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Breaking: Atiku returns to PDP again

… Says APC failed Nigerians …Seeks IGP intervention in #endsars outrage Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has announced his return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had led most Nigerians down. (Video)Watch https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155940704629640&id=14312764639 ...

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PDP chairmanship not for sale – IBB

Prelude to the forthcoming National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a party stalwart and former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has deplored what he described as “heavy monetization of the process and ultimate “procurement” of the position ...

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…13 varsity students kidnapped

  At least 13 students of the Kwara State University (KWASU) Malete have been reportedly kidnapped by suspected ritualists. The abduction of the unsuspecting students reportedly took place Thursday evening while the victims were on their way to the university’s ...

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PDP chair zoning: Northern youths kick

Emeka Nze Concerned northern youth forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday descended heavily on their elders for daring to issue what they called “a fallacious” communiqué, which did not represent the resolutions of a meeting held in the ...

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Can Nigeria end HIV/AID by 2030?

World AIDS Day is commemorated on December 1 every year to show support for People Living with HIV/AIDs, and the fight against HIV/AIDS. With an estimated 1.7 million Nigerian women and 380,000 children living with the virus, Nigeria has the ...

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Is Boko Haram truly defeated?

  Renewed Boko Haram attacks in the last one week have prompted Nigerians to ask if the insurgent group has been defeated as government claims or whether it is alive and still kicking as it is widely believed in some ...

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IDP camps take over Abuja

The mass exodus of Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) into Abuja from different troubled spots in the crisis-ridden North East zone and other parts of the country, has assumed a very alarming dimension. This development has posed serious concerns to the Federal ...

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Shelve your strike, NNPC boss appeals to marketers

Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has appealed to Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN)not to embark on their proposed strike scheduled for December 11. Baru made the appeal during the commissioning of the NNPC ...

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MDAs to undergo scrutiny over poor remittance

  By Tope Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that henceforth, all federal government owned revenue generating agencies and parastatals would be subjected to scrutiny over poor remittance to the government’s covers. Buhari said he had also directed the Economic ...

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NGOs regulation bill of controversies

The controversies generated by the proposed Bill to regulate the activities of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) by the 8th National Assembly remain unabated many months after it was first tabled at the House of Representatives.Though a ...

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Taraba wins APC National Unity Cup

Taraba, a People Democratic Party’s controlled state, has lifted the trophy for the maiden edition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Unity Championship after beating their Gombe state counterpart on penalty yesterday in Abuja. The thrilling encounter had ended ...

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