Of diversity, unity and progress

December 4, 2023 Abachi Silas Ungbo 0

The social media is routinely awash with acerbic comments that eloquently speak to the antagonistic relationship that exist among Nigerians – they come with heavy religious and ethnic connotations. The situation now amounts to a declaration of war against the country’s unity. The warriors in the battlefield are preponderantly youth which clearly places the country’s future in a quandary. Sadly, Read More

KDSG to resettle Southern Kaduna communities displaced by bandits 

November 9, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna state government has concluded arrangements in collaboration with Operation Safe Haven and other security agencies to resettle Southern Kaduna communities displaced by bandits back to their ancestral homes, Governor Uba Sani has said. Addressing journalists shortly after the state security council meeting at Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Kaduna on Wednesday, Governor Sani, who was flanked by the Read More

Musa Azare: A beacon of progress, service

August 15, 2023 Abdullahi Rufa'i Adamu 0

In a move that has been widely applauded by the people of Bauchi state, Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Kauran Bauchi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has nominated Honourable Musa Azare for the esteemed position of Caretaker Chairman of Katagum local government. This nomination comes as no surprise to those who have closely followed Musa Azare’s exceptional career in public Read More

Kano online journalists congratulate governor-elect Yusuf 

April 4, 2023 Ibrahim Hamisu 0

The Association of Kano Online Journalists has congratulated Kano state governor-elect, Abba Kabir Yusuf, popularly known as Abba Gida-Gida. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Kano, Monday.  A statement signed by the chairman of the association, Yakubu Salisu, said: “Abba’s victory came not as a surprise to us due to his wide popularity, capacity and Read More

Humanitarian Affairs: Again, FG trains social workers on improving productivity, skills, others

March 30, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Thursday, held a capacity building workshop for capacity building workshop for programme officers, comprising Social Welfare, Community Development and Assistant Cadres, in the Ministry; in order to enable them gain new skills and knowledge that can improve their performance and efficiency. Speaking at the event in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Read More

FMBN, NLC, others to unveil 1,071 homes nationwide

January 15, 2023 Ahmid Lawal 0

In line with the renewed drive to increase the delivery of affordable housing to Nigerian workers, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) plans to commission 1,071 completed houses in eight project sites nationwide. The housing units are part of the over 3,560 homes under phases 1 & 2 of the National Affordable Housing Delivery Programme. Group Head, Corporate Communications, Read More

We didn’t act deceptively in ASUU strike intervention – Reps

December 28, 2022 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has debunked the assertion that its leadership’s intervention that resulted in the end to the months-long strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was done deceptively. On Tuesday, December 27, 2022, National President of ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, reportedly granted an interview accusing Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, of using deception to Read More

Attack on INEC offices: Tackle insecurity immediately, group tells Buhari 

December 14, 2022 Paul Okah 0

The Coalition of Civil Society for Security Reform and Governance has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately purge himself of enemies of the country working to sabotage his administration’s gains in the sector. In a statement on Wednesday, signed by its national coordinator, Dr Mohammed Gidado and national secretary, Dr Mrs Funke Egbagbe, the group alleged that a cabal Read More

2022 World Cup: How Cameroon roared back to draw thriller with Serbia

November 28, 2022 Admin III 0

·           Cameroon kept their hopes of reaching the World Cup last 16 alive as they battled back from two goals down to draw a six-goal thriller with Serbia in Group G. Cameroon took the lead through Jean-Charles Castelletto but Strahinja Pavlovic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic replied to give Serbia a half-time advantage. Aleksandar Mitrovic added a third for Serbia and they Read More

Call Akwa Ibom YPP guber candidate Akpan to order, group tells INEC  

November 22, 2022 Uko Etim 0

A group under the aegis of Liberated People for Transparency and Good Representation Forum has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to call the Akwa Ibom state governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Senator Bassey Akpan to order over what it described as provocative and abusive comments in his campaign. This was contained in a statement Read More

Osun 2022: Oyetola urges transport unions to eschew violence

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has appraled to the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), and other transport unions to sustain the peace that has existed in the state and eschew violence before, during and after the 2022 governorship election. Oyetola who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the endorsement rally organised for him by the Read More

Buhari now global climate action leader, champion – APC group

November 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A voluntary think-tank group of the All Progressives Congress, known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, is now recognised as a global climate action leader and champion due to his commitment to climate change. The group said ambitious and impactful climate action will no doubt be one of the many positive legacies of Read More

Lack of BoT responsible for worsening crisis in APC – Moniedafe

November 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has identified lack of Board of Trustee for the party as reason for worsening crisis rocking the party across the country. Moniedafe, however declared that “it is time for the APC to do the right thing” adding that if given opportunity to lead the party he has Read More

You can’t win Anambra with propaganda, group tells Soludo

November 1, 2021 Admin III 0

A political pressure group Coalition for True Democracy (CTD) has told the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo to reach out to the people with issues of governance instead of spreading empty propaganda against his opponents. The group coordinator, Mr. Samuel Okolo stated this while reacting to a statement credited to Soludo, where he accused 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

Enugu APC chairman mocks PDP over pledge to rescue Nigeria

October 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adolphus Udeh has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its pledge to rescue Nigeria. According to Udeh, before rescuing Nigeria, PDP should first account for the uncountable underdevelopment obstacles the party embedded in the system,   prior to their exit from power in 2015. In a press Read More

APC appeal com’tt okay Niger Congress, says no petition, complaint received

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the State Congress Appeal Committee in Niger state, Chief Ray Morphy, has said that his committee did not recieve petition or complaint regarding the recently conducted state congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state. Chief Morphy declared that the appeal committee’s exercise was open, inclusive and democratic. The national secretariat of APC had 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

Group urges North-east residents to support military onslaught against terrorists

October 22, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A non-partisan advocacy group, the North-East Peace Advocates (NEPA) has urged residents of the area to support the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) in its ongoing onslaught against remnants of Boko Haram/Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) fighters. The group said its investigation revealed that successes recorded by the military have led to the return of business activities in Read More

Ex-PFN president Omobude tasks Nigerians on unity

October 21, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The immediate past national president of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Felix Omobude has tasked Nigerians to be united in fervent prayers to God so as to rejig “the wellness of our country”. Omobude said: “for Nigeria to be greater, well-meaning Nigerians irrespective of their status must be genuinely united and live in harmony with one another”. The Cleric Read More

40m membership: We ‘ll win Anambra, victorious in 2023 general elections – APC

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that it will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and later win the 2023 general elections with its membership strength of over 40 million. The ruling party has boasted that governorship  elections in Ekiti and Osun states will be in their favour. Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee Read More

APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

2023: 12 presidential aspirants to join ADC – National chairman

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Hon. Ralph Nwosu, has revealed that about twelve presidential candidates of different political parties have agreed to join his party, adding that Nigerian youth have agreed to adopt the party come 2023 general elections. Speaking at the national secretariat of ADC Wednesday in Abuja, when he officially received former Presidential candidate Read More

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More