Centre, residents laud Mbah for Enugu ending water scarcity 

November 28, 2023 Emmanuel Nweze 0

A non-governmental organisation, The Centre for Humanity, has commended Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu state for restoration of water to Enugu metropolis in 180 days as promised during the campaigns. This was even as students of the Godfrey Okoye University Secondary School, Thinker’s Corner, Enugu, have expressed their joy over the restoration of public water supply to their institution, describing Read More

November 11 governorship election: INEC replies Labour Party, others on ‘removal of Imo REC’

November 8, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The desire of the opposition political parties in Imo state to see the immediate removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof Sylvia Agu for alleged irregularities and complicity in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has met brick wall. This followed the position of the National Commissioner in charge of South East, Mr Kenneth Ukeagu when he addressed Read More

Customs, NIPSS sign MoU to develop capacity and nation building

October 6, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The Ag. Comptroller General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi on Wednesday, formalized Memorandum of Understanding with National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, near Jos the Plateau state capital to strengthen capacity building. Adeniyi along with his counterpart, Prof. Ayo Omotayo signed the MOU on Wednesday October 4, 2023 when the latter and his management team visited the Read More

SGF: Akume redefines leadership via capacity and dedication

By Nwachukwu Christian Leadership is a commitment to serve and as such entails that those at the commanding height of leadership ought to exemplify the vision, capacity, dedication and hard work. These are imbedded qualities that had endeared Senator George Akume to the position he was recently appointed to as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). Akume Read More

Obidient Movement has no religious, ethnic colorations – Obi

March 29, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party and the leader of the Obedient Movement In Nigeria and diaspora, Mr. Peter Obi, has warned that any attempt to ascribe, religious, ethnic, and other parochial interests to the movement will fail. Obi in a series of tweets on Wednesday said that there was no looking back on the Movement’s goal of taking Read More

Zone Senate president position to Northwest, NYCN tells APC 

March 29, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  Ahead of commencement of the 10th National Assembly, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee and all senators-elect to allow the Northwest zone produce next Senate president. The Northern youth, who didn’t name any particular candidate, argued that the region has senators-elect who have the required explerience in the Read More

House Speakership: Plateau APC chairman assures Wase of support

March 28, 2023 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The Plateau state chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Rufus Bature, has assured a political pressure group, Exemplary Leadership, of full support over  their quest for the emergence of Rt. Hon. Idris Ahmad Wase, as the 10th Speaker House of Representatives. Hon Bature gave the assurance on Monday, at his office while officially receiving a delegation of the group. “We Read More

2023 governorship election: Accord NWC dissolves Oyo exco over Makinde’s endorsement 

March 9, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of Accord (A) has dissolved the Oyo state executive members,  for endorsing the incumbent governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Seyi Makinde, against the party’s candidate, Adebayo Adelabu.  Addressing journalists, National Working Committee (NWC) meeting chaired by the National chairman, Hon. Muhammad Lawal Nalado said those relieved of their offices were the State Chairman Read More

Global peace development seeks action to bridge Nigeria’s ICT gender gap 

March 8, 2023 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Global Peace Development (GPD) has called on government at all levels to enhance the capacity and knowledge of women in rural and urban areas on information and communication technology (ICT) education. This was contained in a statement signed by Ebruke Onajite Esike, the Executive Director, Global Peace Development to mark the 2023 International Women’s Day, made available to newsmen in Lafia, Read More

Elections: Vote according to your conscience, ex-LG chair tells FCT residents

January 5, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Mandate Secretary, Transportation Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and immediate past Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu Candido, has advised FCT residents to vote candidates of their choice in the forthcoming general elections. Speaking Thursday in Abuja, during a public lecture organised by the Candido Progressives Network for Tinubu/Shettima Abuja (CPNA), Candido, Read More

When candidates shun debates

December 21, 2022 Nick Dazang 0

Power wieders/seekers and the Media exist in mutual antagonism. They have a love-hate relationship. In spite of this antagonism, they are kindred spirits, of sorts. They find congruence in good governance and what advances humanity. The media, by law, and in a democratic dispensation, are expected to rein in the predilection of power wielders to overreach themselves and to abuse Read More

Tax waiver: Senate moves to whittle down FG’s power 

December 6, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Tuesday moved to whittle down the powers of the Presidency on granting of tax waivers which cost the country about N6trillion in 2022 fiscal year. It accordingly passed for second reading, a bill to amend the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Act to regulate the processes of granting corporate tax holidays, import duty waivers and investment incentives to Read More

Imo: Uzodimma’s popular aide, Cubana Chief Priest, dumps Tinubu, governor, joins Obi’s campaign 

December 6, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Special Adviser to Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State on Social Media Influencing, Paschal Okechukwu aka Cubana Chief Priest, has quit the camp of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) where he was working with the governor who has been supporting the presidential ambition of Ahmed Bola Tinubu. The Chief Priest was surprisingly seen at the Kanu Nwankwo Sports Read More

PDP crisis: I never opposed Ortom, he’s on the right track – Abba Moro 

December 6, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Moro,has said the state governor, Samuel Ortom, is on the right track on the crises rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A statement by the chief press secretary to Benue state governor, Nathaniel Ikyur, made available to journalists in Abuja Tuesday said: “I will never assume the duty of the leader Read More

Ebonyi PDP guber candidate denies playing spoiler game 

November 30, 2022 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi state for the 2023 election, Dr Ifeanyi Chukwuma Odii, Tuesday debunked rumors that he is playing a spoiler game on the party. Odii said there was no truth in the insinuation and described it as mere propaganda fabricated by his political opponents, who he said, were scared of him. Read More

Ayu’s focus, discipline ‘ll lead PDP to victory – Coalition 

November 13, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

National Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, is focused and disciplined and has the capacity to deliver PDP from it’s challenges and take it to victory during the 2023 general elections, a coalition has said. The Peoples Democratic Party Coalition for Professionals Group and Peaceful Co-existence (PDPCUP), a pressure group, said Dr Iyorchia Ayu, has made many sacrifices Read More

New Illiteracy: Declare state of emergency on education now – MINILS DG

November 17, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

The Director General (DG), Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, (MINILS), Ilorin, Comrade Issa Aremu, Tuesday, called for the declaration of state of emergency on the education sector in view of new Illiteracy emerging in the country.He also tasked the organised labour particularly, the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) to step up efforts Read More

Group carpets Ayu over rescue mission

November 1, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

A group under the aegis of Northern Conscience for 2023 has carpeted the newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, for saying he is  leading the PDP to rescue Nigeria in 2023.AAyu had after been declared as the new National Chairman of PDP,  announced that the party  was on a rescue Read More

Anambra: Why Okonkwo ‘ll defeat Uba, Soludo, others – Nwanyanwu

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, has expressed confidence that the candidate of his party, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo has the capacity to defeat his contenders in the November 6, governorship election in Anambra state.  Other candidates in the governorship election include Senator Andy Uba of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Charles Soludo of the Read More

Anambra: Accord candidate dimisses merger rumours with APGA

October 27, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party in the November 6 election in Anambra state, Dr. Godwin Maduka, has dismissed rumours that he was about to collapse his structure into the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Dr. Maduka rather vowed to inflict crushing defeat on the APGA candidate, Prof. Charles Soludo and other contestants in the election. The governorship hopeful spoke Read More

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

CSO lauds Buhari’s investments on youth, science and technology

October 14, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

 Centre for Peace Transparency and Accountability, Thursday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for committing more resources to diversify investment on Youths, Science and Technology in the country.The group, a nonpartisan, nonprofit and nongovernment organization with a mandate to promote good governance, in a statement signed by its Executive Director, Comrade Ogheneyero Patrick, revealed that no past government had invested as many Read More