Rivers LG poll: ADC blasts RISEC, disowns free, fair claims by IPAC

May 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has disassociated itself from the claims by the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) that the recently conducted local government election in the state was free, fair and credible. The opposition party also lambasted the Rivers state government for the same claim. In a statement signed by its national chairman, Chief Ralphs Read More

Anambra: CSOs task NASS on speedy passage of Electoral Act

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Expansion of Electoral and Democratic Space (ACCESS) has called on the 9th National Assembly (NASS) to immediately enact and pass the Electoral Act 2021, saying this will guide the conduct of the Anambra state gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6. It’s Spokesperson, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, made the call in Abuja during a peaceful #OccupyNASS Read More

Covid-19 supplies: FCTA denies bribe allegation, accuses contractors of blackmail

April 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has denied allegation that its officials demanded a bribe of N1m to facilitate payment to some contractors who supplied various items in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic in the Territory. Sources told our correspondent Sunday in Abuja, that the allegation was a ploy by some contractors to blackmail the FCTA officials following the Read More

FCT CP assures residents of hitch-free Easter celebration

April 2, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Commissioner of Police in charge of the FCT, CP Bala Ciroma, has assured residents of a hitch-free Easter celebration. Ciroma gave the assurance in a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, Thursday in Abuja. It read in part: “In furtherance with effort to ensure that residents of the FRCT enjoy Read More

UK to work with Nigeria to end insecurity, minister vows

April 1, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The United Kingdom has expressed readiness to work with Nigeria towards ending insecurity in the country. A press by the British High Commission in Nigeria said the UK Minister of State for the Armed Forces, James Heappey, who visited Nigeria between 28 and 29 March, gave the assurance. “Nigeria is an important and valued defence partner for the UK. Our Read More

FCT: CP assures residents of hitch-free Easter celebration

April 1, 2021 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Commission of Police in charge of the FCT, CP Bala Ciroma, has assured residents of a hitch-free Easter celebration. Ciroma gave the assurance in a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, Thursday in Abuja. It read in part, “In furtherance with effort to ensure that residents of the Federal Capital Territory Read More