Nigeria’s roads need urgent attention

November 24, 2023 Felicity Tarkighir 0

I write to draw the attention of the federal government to a matter of utmost importance. Our roads, once hailed as the arteries of development, are now in a state of decay, endangering the lives and property of millions of citizens. Roads play a pivotal role in a country’s development. According to the World Bank, well-developed roads are a catalyst Read More

EKSUTH: CMD laments surge of medical personnel seeking greener pastures abroad 

April 4, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Professor Kayode Olabanji, has expressed worry over the alarming increase in the rate at which the medical doctors and other health workers are seeking job opportunities abroad. Professor Oyebanji stated this Tuesday at a press conference ahead of the 15th anniversary of the health institution holding Thursday in Ado-Ekiti, the Read More

2023: INEC speaks on releasing new final list of candidates

January 9, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

  The Independent National Electoral commission has urged members of the public to discountenance new publication of the final list of candidates as was reported in some sections of the media. In a statement on Monday by the National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye, the commission said no new publication of the final list Read More

NASS ‘II prioritise staff welfare, acting clerk assures

November 28, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The acting Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Sani Magaji Tambawal, has assured the National Assembly chapter of  Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), of his commitment and adequate attention to ensure their welfare. Tambuwal gave the assurance at the opening ceremony of PASAN Week 2022 at the National Assembly Monday while declaring the week open. “I wish to reiterate Read More

Road users to protest over potholes on Abuja-Keffi road

November 3, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

Commuters under the Road Users Development Network of Nigeria (RUDNN) have threatened to stage a protest over neglect of the dilapidated portions of Abuja-Keffi expressway, resulting in daily nightmarish sufferings of citizens living in the area. They call on the contractor handling the ongoing expansion of Abuja-Keffi road to immediately rise up and maintain the existing carriage way there within Read More

Ebonyi govt gives reasons for demolishing church building

November 2, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Commissioner for Capital City Development, Ebonyi state, Onyekachi Nwebonyi Tuesday gave reasons why the Ministry demolished a church, Evangelical Church of West Africa,(ECWA) in Abakaliki the state capital. Nwebonyi explained that demolition of the church became necessary after the pastor in charge of the church refused  to adhere to the capital city master plan. Nwebonyi who disclosed this while briefing Read More

$4m bribe: CUPP urges parties to focus on campaign, leave INEC alone

October 22, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Following allegation of $4 million bribe against officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Coalition of Political Parties (CUPP) has called on political to focus on campaigns and leave frivolous allegations against the commission. Urging security agencies to be on top of their game, the CUPP said that it has concluded after thorough investigation that the allegations are false and Read More

I never accused Akume of interfering in lottery operations – Board chair

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The chairman, Board of Lottery Regulatory Commission, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle has debunked media reports in some section that he accused Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume of interfering in the operations of the commission. Alhaji Ibikunle said that there was no iota of truth in the publication as there was never a time the Governing Board Read More

Patriotism key to progress – Akobundu

October 14, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

National Coordinator/ CEO, African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa’s Development/African Peer Review Mechanism (AUDA-NEPAD/APRM) Nigeria, Princess Gloria Akobundu, has called on Nigerians to embrace peace and always put national interest first in all they do, stressing that this is the sure way for prosperity of  Nigeria In a signed statement by her Media Assistant Abolade Ogundimu, Akobundu made the Read More

Corruption: NSCDC alleges smear campaign against Comptroller General

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The management of Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised an alarm of smear campaign against its Comptroller General Ahmed Abubakar Audi. An online media report had reported allegation of fraud and massive corruption against the person of the Commandant General. But in a statement released Monday in Abuja by the Corps spokesman Olusola Odumosu, denied the allegation. Read More

Local production of food: RIFAN denies alleged diversion of fund

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has denied allegation of lack of focus and misplaced priority levelled against it, describing it as an attempt to discredit the body. An online platform had reportedly accused the leadership of the Niger state chapter of RIFAN of diversion of fund meant to boost rice production for personal comfort of certain members and Read More

How Ajulo rescued teenager sentenced to death for stealing phone

October 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has confirmed that a Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti Judicial Division has discharged and acquitted a teenager Adeolu Bamiteko, who was sentenced to death by a High Court for stealing phone. Bamiteko with one Ayobami Ojo were arraigned in Charge No. HAD/15C/2014 before the High Court presided over by Justice J.O Read More

African Peace Brand lists Obasanjo, Jonathan, Adesina among 33 peace ambassadors awardees

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The African Peace Brand at an elaborate event in Abuja slated for November 11, 2021 will hold this year edition of its Awards ceremony. For this event, 33 eminent personalities, among which are 21Nigerians  have been nominated for different categories of awards. Among those listed in the Special Award category include the President of Ghana, HE Nana Addo  Dankwa- Akufo Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

APC chieftain chides Wike for attacking Umahi over Buhari’s 2023 comment

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state Chief James Aroh Nweke, has blasted Governor Nyesome Wike of River state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee Chairman, Elder Fred Udeogu over their reactions on Umahi’s statement on the type of President Nigeria needs in 2023. The Rivers state governor had verbally attacked  Umahi, asking Read More

Gunmen attack church, kill 1, abduct 3 others in Kogi

September 19, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

Barely one week after gunmen attacked custodial centre in Kabba where a soldier and a policeman were killed and over two hundred inmates were set free, another gunmen on Sunday morning  attacked ECWA Church in Okedayo along Kabba – Okene road in Kogi state. The attackers according to source stormed the Church in the morning when Church service has commenced Read More

Nanono goes back to farm

September 13, 2021 Admin III 0

The former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono has revealed that he is going back to his farm after being dropped from office. Nanono revealed his next line of action on Thursday during the handing over ceremony at the ministry Headquarters in Abuja. This is even as he charged the staff in the ministry to support the Read More

Quary site: Attention Environment Ministry

August 25, 2021 Admin III 0

I write on behalf of Kwaru Pambegua Community Development Association (KPCDA) to draw the attention of the Federal Ministry of Environment on the activities of the Proportion Nigeria Construction Company, which pose a serious environmental harzard to the inhabitants residing close to their quary site. It may interest you to know that the quary site along Kaduna road was used 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

Teenage girl, 14, found dead in Delta hotel

August 17, 2021 Admin III 0

A 14-year-girl identified simply as Favour has reportedly drowned and died at Manuex Place Hotel swimming pool along Jakpa road in Effurun, Uvwie local government area of Delta state. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Sunday afternoon. Sources at the sene of the incident said, “the teenager, (Favour Appiah) allegedly died as a result of negligence on the Read More

My style’s similarity to Burna Boy – EnergyBank

October 19, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Afrocentric singer, Anene JulianPaul, better known in the music space as EnergyBank has sung his way into the hearts of music lovers so much so that some listeners say he sounds like the African Giant, Burna Boy. EnergyBank’s versatility and diversity have been largely responsible for this comparison which has caught the attention of the singer. When asked about his Read More