How my successor betrayed me, party – Aregbesola 

December 31, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola, has explained how his successor after eight years as governor of Osun state, Adegboyega Oyetola, betrayed him and the party. He said the consequence of the action taken against him by his successor is glaring for the people to see today. Aregbesola who spoke at his hometown, Ilesa, during the end of the year party Read More

Excitement, kudos as promotion galore sweeps across FRSC

February 5, 2023 Admin III 0

ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU writes on the recent promotion of close to 4,000 officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC). The feat, considered as record-breaking in the history of the Commission, has generated quite a plethora of excitements and commendations. They are commonly referred to as Road Safety, an appellation that speaks to the important role the personnel of the Federal Read More

Learning from history

June 6, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Many people believe that history remains the best teacher. This is because experiences learnt over the time cannot be measured with respected to outcomes. Reflecting on how the continent can forge ahead, African political and business leaders are always saddled with the responsibilities of looking at salient issues facing Africa and Africans, identifying the problems and proffering practical solutions in Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage – Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr. Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as ‘bondage imposed by the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking Read More

Inside Bayo Omoboriowo’s “Discover Nigeria”

October 22, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The book, titled “Discover Nigeria,” is largely reputed for its beautiful images but, in reality, it is much more than that. It chronicles Nigeria’s peoples, its places, cultures, governance, leaderships and development. The record largest photo book measures 7.8 metres by 7.8 metres (totalling 60.84 square metres or 654 feet² by 87 inches²) when closed. When opened, it is 15.65 Read More

Anambra: Merge with APC for seamless victory, Okechukwu tells APGA

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has once again reminded the leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) of the imperatives of striking a merger with APC, in the Zikist Model strategy, to win the November 6, governorship poll. Okechukwu, who is also the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) told newsmen Sunday in Abuja that Read More

Independence: End insecurity now, NCP tasks govts

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Conscience Party (NCP) has called on government at all levels to deploy strategies that will end insecurity bedeviling the country.The party also called on other political parties to emulate by allowing inclusiveness. In a statement released Friday in Abuja by the Special Assistance to the NCP’s national chairman, Comrade Omole Olusegun, asked all members of the party “to Read More

CNPP, PDP youths disown party over call for Emefiele’s sack

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has disowned the call by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from office. This is even as the PDP Youth Movement (PYM) support group, berated the leadership of the party for calling for the resignation of Emefiele. In a Read More

Nigerian, Al-Fulani, wins Egyptian Hamsat best Arabic literary award

August 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A Nigerian Arabic literary writer, Sheikh Adam Yayha AbdurRahman Al-Fulani, has won the Egyptian Hamsat for Arts and Literature award for the best Arabic literary writer in 2021. Having produced over 30 works in Arabic cutting across novels, rhetoric and criticism, poems, book reviews, and history, Sheikh Al-Fulani was nominated by the Nigerian Center for Arabic Research Abuja for the Read More

Kebbi@30: Bagudu has taken Kebbi to lofty heights – Aide

August 30, 2021 Kabir Dogon Daji 0

The Special Adviser to Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state, Malam Yahaya Sarki has reiterated the commitment of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration to leave a legacy that will stand the test of time. Malam Sarki in an interview with journalists on Sunday as part as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary of the state said history Read More

Traditional rulers, clergymen, others reject Caste practice in Igbo land

August 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Top clergies and traditional rulers in Mbieri community in Imo state in partnership with the National Human Rights Commission, (NHRC) have called for the abrogation of age-long Osu, Ume, Ohu, and Diala Caste practice in Igbo land. NHRC along with other non governmental organisation including Pillars of Hope Africa Initiative (POHAI) Kemdi Chino Opara Foundation, Marvico and Global Family Foundation Read More

Kida applauds NBBF Board, gives date for return of Premier league

August 19, 2021 Admin III 0

Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Ahmadu Musa Kida, has commended his Board at the Basketball Federation, while expressing optimism that the Nigeria Basketball Premier League will return to action in September . Kida, who dropped the hint while answering questions as a guest on the FCT Football Update Personality Interview Segment said they are working very Read More

Muhammadu Buhari’s imprints on the Nigerian oil and gas sector by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

August 18, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The signing of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 16th, 2021, after it was passed by the National Assembly, has added yet another Buhari signature on the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector.  Equally, the Presidential assent which turned the Bill into Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) of the National Assembly has placed Muhammadu Buhari Read More

2023: APC group intensifies lobby for Osinbajo to succeed Buhari

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has intensified lobbying highly-placed party members to join its efforts towards mobilizing support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.  Acknowledged copies of a three-page letter from the Progressives Consolidation Group (PCG) to the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan and other top party leaders indicates that several Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

Expose sponsors of criminality in Bauchi, APC challenges Bala

July 22, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Bauchi state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the recent statement credited to the state governor Bala Mohammed who claimed that he knows the people that are busy bringing criminals to the state asking him to expose them. Recall that Bala had accused Bauchi state politicians based in Abuja of sponsoring criminality, kidnappings and stealings Read More

My “unpopular” propositions

July 19, 2021 Edwin Madunagu 0

Several times in the last ten years, I have compelled myself to discontinue public exploration, and application to Nigeria, of the concepts of “power bloc” and “popular-democratic restructuring”. These are concepts in which another concept – “the national question” or “ethnic nationality question” – plays an important, though neither dominant nor decisive role. I was, in fact, at a point, Read More

Dikio: The new prince of Niger Delta

July 19, 2021 Hadiza Mohammed 0

As the count-down to 2023 continues and as the political realignment and horse trading begin, I have been monitoring the activities in the political sphere with keen interest. My focus really has been on identifying credible individuals that could make a difference in our troubled and fouled socio-political environment. And as a bona fide patriotic Nigerian, I am not limiting Read More

Humanitarian ministry: Reaching the needy through people-focused programmes

July 9, 2021 AMSON BENJAMIN 0

In line with its mandate and in fulfillment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has continued to implement impactful programmes that have trickle down effects on the ordinary Nigerians. BENJAMIN SAMSON writes. One of the programmes of the Federal Read More

FCT not safe haven for kidnappers, vandals – NSCDC boss

July 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, Dr. Peter Simon Maigari, has vowed to swiftly rid Abuja, the nation’s capital city of the seemingly unending menace of kidnapping and vandalism. Maigari, disclosed that already he is talking with heads of other security agencies such as; Commissioner of Police, Director of State Read More

45-yr after, Oyetola inaugurates 8.1km Moro-Asipa road

June 24, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, inaugurated 8.1km newly constructed Moro junction-Yakooyo-Ipetumodu-Asipa-Ife/Ibadan expreasway road after 45 years of its construction.  This is just as the Governor promised to complete all the ongoing projects he started and do more within the limited period of leas than two years.   He said the project was inaugurated in fulfilment of his administration’s goal to deliver Read More

North Korea envoy visits APC chairman, seeks Nigeria’s collaboration

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

North Korean government has said that the growing vitality of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria will serve as the foundation for bilateral relations between the two countries.   North Korea in Nigeria, Ambassador Chi Tun Chon Hu further said Nigeria is the only nation with physical presence in Pyongyang hence it will continue to maintain bilateral relations with Read More

Insecurity: ‘Buhari’s govt acquires first Landing Ship Tank for Navy 42-yrs after’

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that Nigeria recently acquired its first new Landing Ship Tank (LST) since 1979 under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC group also said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) received anout 23 new aircraft since 2015 as part of commitments of Present administration Read More