Senate mulls revision of Laws of Federation of Nigeria

November 21, 2023 Taiye  Odewale 0

  The Senate Tuesday mandated its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters to interface with the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation to initiate the process of revising the Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004. This followed a motion by Senator Kaka Shehu Lawan (APC, Borno Central) during Tuesday’s plenary. The Senator in the Read More

Ondo deputy governor counters assembly’s move to begin impeachment process

October 24, 2023 Barnabas Olabisi  0

As against reconciliation moves by the All Progressive Congress’ (APC) leadership, Deputy Governor of Ondo state, Hon Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has countered the latest offensive against him by the Ondo State House of Assembly by asking the Chief Judge of the state, Hon Justice Olusola Odusola, to ignore the request by the assembly to constitute a seven-man panel of investigators to Read More

Assist to deepen Nigeria’s democracy, NNPP tasks UN

October 19, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

  The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has tasked the United Nations agencies and other international stakeholders on the need to help deepen Nigeria’s democracy. Speaking when he received at the party’s headquarters in Abuja on Thursday National Vice Chairman of the NNPP Prince Onu Nwaeze told the Office of Internal Oversight Services for the  United Nations Secretariat that the Read More

Again, gunmen invade correctional centre, kill officer

October 19, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Gunmen have invaded the Afokang Correctional Facility in Calabar, Cross River state capital, killing a serving officer. The Command spokesperson, Affanga Etim, Confirmed the incident and further revealed that no convict fled during the incident. According to him, “When they came, they opened fire on the security team who also responded in like manner and in the process, an Assistant Read More

New leadership takes over Labour Party as thugs invade National headquarters 

April 6, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

The crisis rocking the Labour Party deepened on Thursday as seven members of the National Working Committee, announced the replacement of the suspended chairman of the party, Julius Abure, with the National Vice-Chairman (South), Lamidi Bashir Apapa, as the acting chairman of the party.  Speaking after an emergency meeting held at the party’s secretariat in Abuja, Apapa said the NWC Read More

Why I chose FCT as my base – Abuja-based MC

April 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Aweda Folorunso Kazeem popularly known as MC Funsure is an Abuja-based professional events host and Master of Ceremony (MC). In an interview with TOPE SUNDAY, he talks about his foray into the entertainment world. How did you arrive at your stage name?  When I decided to go professional in 2020, I knew it was important I picked a name that Read More

Ramadan: Etsu Nupe urges clerics to preach peace, unity

April 4, 2023 Chamba Simeh 0

The Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has urged Islamic clerics in the country to focus their Tafsir sermons during the ongoing Ramadan on peace, unity, tolerance and understanding among Nigerians. The Etsu Nupe, who is the chairman, Niger state council of Traditional Rulers, said this at a meeting with Islamic clerics in his Wadata Palace,  Bida, Niger state Tuesday. Alhaji Read More

Kadpoly: Leadership, members at war as crisis hits ASUP

April 3, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Crisis rocked Kaduna Polytechnic chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) as some Union members passed a vote of no confidence on the Chairman, Engr. Abubakar Abdullahi, over sales of some of the Polytechnic’s staff quarters. The ASUP member group led by Dr. Shedrack Audu accused the chapter ASUP Chairman of violating the Regular Congress Resolution of 21st Read More

APGA crisis: Reinstated national chairman Njoku sues for reconciliation

March 30, 2023 Donald Iorchir 0

Ahead of Kogi, Imo, Bayelsa governorship elections in November, 2023, the reinstated national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Edozie Njoku, has appealed for calm, reconciliation and unity among party faithful in order to present a united front in the forthcoming elections. The party also explained that it would take over the national secretariat of the party Read More

Why Ihedioha quit Imo governorship race – PDP group 

March 29, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A pressure group in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Action 2023, has revealed that the former Imo state governor,Emeka Ihedioha, dumped his guber ambition over unfair and unjust treatment meted on him by the leadership of the party. PDP Action 2023, in a press statement signed by its chairman, Rufus Omeire, said the removal of former national chairman of the Read More

CSO engages youth in post election lectures 

March 28, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A civil society organisation on the platform of Peace For Free Initiative, Tuesday, engaged Ebonyi youth in a post election lecture. The organisation noted that the youth have increased their political participation for good governance in the country. The founder of the organisation, Chris Kalu, stated this in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital, during its lecture series. He noted that this year’s Read More

Sheriff will enhance sustainable development in Delta – Aniagwu 

March 21, 2023 Amaechi Okwara 0

The Delta state Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, Tuesday, said the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Sheriff Oborevwori, would sustain the development trajectory in the state. Speaking at a news conference in Asaba, Aniagwu said the party and the state government were grateful to Deltans for their overwhelming support which culminated in Oborevwori’s victory. He Read More

Delta governorship election: Clark dumps Okowa, PDP, embraces LP’s candidate Pela 

March 13, 2023 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election, Elder statesman and leader of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark has dumped the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for running with the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and declared his blessing for Ken Pela, the Labour Party candidate in Delta state. Clark, who gave the blessing while receiving Read More

Police kill 3 suspected kidnappers, rescue victim in Bauchi

March 5, 2023 Admin III 0

Operatives attached to the Bauchi state Police command have rescued a kidnap victim and in the process, two suspected kidnappers were neutralised and  firearm retrieved. The command’s PPRO, SP Ahmed Wakili, said on the 3rd March, 2023, credible intelligence revealed that, on the same date “at about 0100hrs, some unknown gunmen invaded the residence of Alhaji Abdulhamid Muhammad at Rafin Cora village Read More

AU Observer Mission visits IGP, commends Police, others on election security

February 28, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has been commended, alongside other security agencies deployed for election security management in the 2023 general elections, for its commitment to ensuring that the election process in the country was secured.  The commendation came on the heels of the African Union Commission (AUC) Election Observer Mission (EOM) and the Economic Community of West African States Read More

Jang: G5 governors not supporting Atiku but won’t back Tinubu

A member of the Integrity Group and former Plateau state Governor Jonah Jang has faulted Director-General All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Governor Simon Lalong’s claim that the G-5 governors, led by Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike, were supporting the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The rest members of the group are Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom  Ifeanyi Read More

Buhari begins May 29 handover process, Boss Mustapha heads transition council

The handing over process to the incoming administration May 29 has commenced in earnest courtesy of a Presidential Transition Council (PTC) put in place by President Muhammadu Buhari. To institutionalise this process, the president signed the Executive Order No. 14 of 2023 on the Facilitation and Management of the Presidential Transitions. A key feature of the Executive Order is the institutionalisation Read More

To ensure continuity, Gbajabiamila preaches legislative handover notes 

January 17, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has recommended the preparation of handover notes by committees of a preceding assembly of the house to the incoming, as a way of ensuring continuity of unfinished and important legislative processes. To this end, the speaker while welcoming his colleagues back from the yuletide break on Tuesday, charged the Committee on Rules Read More

The sense in Obasanjo’s endorsement of Peter Obi

January 5, 2023 Dan Agbese 0

The trouble with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is that he sees, he talks, and he ruffles feathers. He does not care whose feathers are ruffled or which self-preening peacock he has reduced to an ordinary cock with the stroke of his pen. He ignores those who argue that he has had the country by the ears since February 13, 1976, when Read More

2023: Judiciary independence will deepen rule of law, justice – JUSUN

January 3, 2023 Moses John 0

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has reiterated that the independence of the judiciary would deepen the rule of law and justice in Nigeria. President of the union, Comrade Marwan Mustapha Adamu, in his New Year massage, said JUSUN in 2023 will redouble her efforts to contributing to deepening the rule of law. Comrade Marwan stated that Nigerians win when Read More

AMAC: LG chair reveals huge debt he inherited from predecessor

December 29, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon Christopher Zakka Maikalangu, has said that, in a bid to block all leakages, the council has resolved that the revenue-paying public must stop making cash payments of all forms by paying all that is due to AMAC to its statutory revenue accounts in designated banks or face the risk of paying Read More

Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation Mini-Tournament: 3SC, Remo Stars tango in Lagos

December 22, 2022 Admin III 0

Shooting Stars Sports Club and Remo Stars will renew their rivalry on Friday, when they meet at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Arena, as part of activities for the 9th Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation Mini-Tournament. It’s the ’60 For 60′ Edition to commemorate with the Initiator, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi’s birthday, as he would be attaining the Diamond Jubilee age and for Read More

Elections: INEC calls on CSOs to fight rigging 

December 22, 2022 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Wednesday called on Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to do all within its powers to deal with election malpractices. This is as the commission said 2023 polls will be very difficult to rig. The commission further stated how prepared it is to ensure a free, fair, and credible election. Ebonyi state’s new Resident Electoral Commissioner Read More