Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More

OYSIEC declares PDP winner of rescheduled Ido LG polls

May 27, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo State Independent National Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has declared the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Hon. Adeojo Sheriff Aderemi, as winner of Ido Local Government Area of the state. Announcing the result, late Wednesday, the OYSIEC Chairman, Aare  Isiaka Olagunju said the PDP candidate polled 19,744 votes at the rescheduled elections held on Wednesday. According to the OYSIEC Chairman, at Read More

Olympics, Paralympics camp opens in Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Bayelsa

May 23, 2021 Admin III 0

As Team Nigeria aim to achieve podium success at the Olympics and Paralympics games in Japan, the Ministry of Youth and Sports has finalised arrangements for the camping of home- based athletes. According to the schedule for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, 10 sports events will be camped in Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt and Bayelsa from Monday, May 24, 2021. Read More

Group demands Fashola’s resignation over deplorable Abuja-Keffi road

April 25, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A group of concerned road users, under the umbrella of The Road Users Development Network of Nigeria, have berated the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola for deplorable conditions of the Abuja-Keffi Expressway. The group said the Minister abandoning such an important federal road is not only a betrayal of public confidence,  but an offence to humanity, saying the Minister Read More

Anambra governorship poll: APC schedules primary for June 26

April 16, 2021 Admin III 0

The All Progressives Congress(APC) says it will hold its primary election for Anambra governorship election on June 26. The party’s Director of Organisation, Prof. Al-Mustapha Medaner, disclosed this in a schedule of activities for the election released on Thursday in Abuja. Medaner said that the party would start the sales of expression of interest and nomination forms for the election Read More

Protesters storm APC, demand extension of membership registration, revalidation

March 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some members of the ruling All Progressives Congress have staged a protest at national headquarters of the party, asking the it leadership to extend the ongoing party’s membership registration and revalidation exercise. The protesters had stormed the party’s Secretariat Monday  in Abuja, by 10.30am in a sting operation that lasted for about 30 minutes, displaying posters with various inscriptions, collectively Read More

First Lady, Minister set to storm Principal’s Cup final

March 28, 2021 Admin III 0

The First Lady Hajia Aisha Mohammadu Buhari is expected as the Special Guest of honour at the final of the Principal’s Cup scheduled for the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday March 30, at 10am. Minister of Youth and Sports Development Chief Sunday Dare will grace the event in the morning before proceeding to Lagos to watch the Super Read More

2021 NWFL Nationwide League begins April 11

March 24, 2021 Admin III 0

The 2021 edition of the NWFL Nationwide League has been scheduled to kick-off on April 11, 2021, at the Aguyi Ironsi Sports Complex, Abuja, and the Dipo Dina International Stadium, Ijebu-Ode. According to the Chief Operating Officer of the NWFL, Modupe Shabi, a total of 22 clubs from across Nigeria will be participating in the third tier league of the Read More

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Insecurity: Gov Makinde heads new security Task Force

March 16, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

Worried by the security challenges in Oyo state, Governor Seyi Makinde on Monday announced the formation of the state’s security Task Force committee. Inaugurating the committee, the governor said that the Security Task Force is to serve as the war room to tackle insecurity in the state. The governor stressed that like the Task Force on COVID 19, the Task Read More

Breaking: Gov Bala’s convoy in accident as several policemen wounded

March 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

One policeman has fainted and several others got wounded Monday in the convoy of the Bauchi state governor Bala Mohammed when a vehicle carrying police excorts had an accident. The governor was traveling to local governments across the state to inspect ongoing projects initiated by his administration.  Blueprint reports that the accident occurred along Burga to Duguri road currently being Read More

NDE committed to 774.000 jobs – Acting DG

January 12, 2021 Moses John 0

Acting Director-General National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Mallam Abubakar Nuhu has assured the supervising minister in charge of NDE, Festus Keyamo, legislators, and other collaborating partners that the directorate was committed to implementing the 774.000 jobs. Speaking during the flag-off of the Extended Special Public Works programme, Mallam Nuhu said the programme was designed as tools to touch the lives Read More

2022 World Cup: S/Eagles begin qualifiers in May 2021

October 27, 2020 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Super Eagles of Nigeria quest for a seven appearance at the mundial will get underway in May 2021 after the World Football governing body FIFA confirmed that the Gernot Rohr led side will begin the second round of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers on May 31, 2021. The second round of the qualifiers was initially scheduled for October 2020 Read More

Breaking: FG makes u-turn on meeting with organised Labour as NLC refuses to back down

September 27, 2020 Admin III 0

The federal government has scheduled a meeting with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), on Sunday as against the earlier scheduled discussion on Monday. The meeting will hold by 7pm on Sunday, according to Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles Akpan. The meeting is taking Read More

Yakubu delighted with first Super Eagles call-up

September 22, 2020 Admin III 0

SKF iClinic Sered goalkeeper Mathew Yakubu has expressed his delight with his first call-up to the Nigeria national team. The 21-year-old is one of the three shot-stoppers invited by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for their friendlies against Ivory Coast and Tunisia. The three-time African champions are scheduled to take on the Elephants on October 8 before facing the Carthage Eagles four days later. “It’s Read More

Gombe to conduct LG election December

September 10, 2020 Auwal Ahmad 0

The Gombe state Independent Electoral Commission (GIEC) has given a 90-day notice to all interested political parties that want to participate in the local government elections, scheduled to hold December 19th, 2020. The chairman of the commission, Mr. Sa’idu Shehu Awak , stated this during a meeting with concerned individuals, security agencies and political parties in the state  Thursday. He Read More

WAEC releases full time table… see date, time for each subject

August 5, 2020 Admin III 0

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the complete timetable with date, time and duration for subjects to be taken in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. Candidates would sit for Mathematics on August 17 and write English Language papers on August 26, according to the time table from WAEC. According to the exam schedule, Mathematics (Essay) Read More

Breaking: New Premier League start date revealed

July 24, 2020 TheSun 0

Premier League clubs have agreed to start next season in September. The 20 current shareholder clubs held their last video meeting of the season and confirmed plans to begin the 2020-21 season on the weekend of September 12. It is understood the Community Shield will be confirmed at Wembley for August 30, with the majority of Prem players then heading around Europe Read More

Breaking: Fashola reveals when Lagos Third Mainland bridge ‘ll be shut down

July 21, 2020 Admin III 0

Ahead of scheduled repair works, Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has disclosed that movement on the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos will be shut down as from Friday July 24, 2020. Revealing this on Tuesday, Fashola said the closed down will enable contractor carry out repair work between July and January next year. Details loading…

SSCE: We can’t decide for state schools – FG

July 14, 2020 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Federal  Ministry of Education  says it cannot decide for state and private schools on whether or not to participate in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, disclosed this in Abuja Monday during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, last Wednesday, Read More

Ondo: PDP constitutes ward congresses electoral committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has approved  the nomination of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as the Chairman of its Ward Congresses Electoral Committee for Ondo state governorship election. The National Organising Secretary of the party, Col Austin Akobundu (rtd), announced the approval in a statement issued in Abuja. The exercise has been scheduled to Read More

Ondo 2020: INEC pastes notice of elections

July 2, 2020 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s final phase of preparations for the Ondo governorship election scheduled for October 10 began Thursday with the pasting of the “Notice of Election” in Akure and all the 18 local government areas. The action is in compliance with Section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and in adherence with the Timetable and Schedule Read More