Journalists to FG: Review power sector 10 years after privatisation 

December 1, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

Journalists covering Nigeria’s Power Sector Thursday asked the Federal government to holistically review the sector 10 years after its privatization.  The journalists under the auspices of the Power Correspondents Association of Nigeria (PCAN), however, clarified that the review should not necessarily take away the assets from operators, but to find solutions to the huge challenges facing the industry. The Chairman Read More

Solution to Nigeria’s insecurity

September 4, 2023 Samu Shefidu Asekomhe 0

In the contemporary world, the security of life and property remains significant to the socio-economic survival of any given society. Every nation struggles to protect and deepen its core values, aimed at enabling people to lead their lives in free and secure environments according to their shared common beliefs by preserving their national interest, identity, and sovereignty. The most important Read More

President-elect Tinubu: Rerouting Nigeria’s pathway to glory III

March 28, 2023 Prof MK Othman 0

Agriculture should be the next priority after education for the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT), to reroute Nigeria’s pathway to glory. Agriculture can create 100s of millions of jobs, eradicate poverty, reduce social crimes, attain food security, and attract millions of foreign exchange-earnings. Developing agriculture in Nigeria today is akin to plucking the low-hanging fruits, which requires simple effort, concerted Read More

ISP: Spectranet leads with number of active subscribers

December 26, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

With a wide margin ahead of others in terms of active subscribers, Spectranet remained the number one ISP in Nigeria with the largest customer base. Licensed in 2009 to promote Internet services across Nigeria, Spectranet was among the first Internet Service Providers to launch 4G LTE internet service in Nigeria and aims to be a leader in the Internet Services Read More

Participate in politics, stop crying marginalisation, Lalong tells Christians 

December 25, 2022 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong has told northern Christian leaders to galvanise the Church and make demands from various candidates vying for political offices the forth coming 2023 general elections. He said Christians should actively participate in politics and stop crying of marginalisation. The governor made the call while hosting the leaders in Jos, saying this was necessary because anyone God gives power should Read More

CJN Ariwoola commissions digitised courtroom in Abuja

November 28, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

As a way of addressing spate of cases’ congestion in Nigeria’s courts, the National Judicial Council, (NJC) Monday in Abuja, made delivery of a fully retrofitted courtroom to the Supreme Court of Nigeria. The move was to further the apex court’s quest for quick delivery of justice to the populace. The retrofitted courtroom is designed to ease the challenges militating against the Read More

Readers’ response to the Arbiter

January 9, 2022 Admin III 0

As we do from time to time, today is for the readers to respond and be heard. Thanks. The Rule of Law, Nigeria’s only hope for survival, by Hassan Gimba Our greatest problem is that we have mistaken our secretarial studies for education. Hon Bukar Shuwa ———– You have said it all. I pray we all have ears to hear. The Read More

Kannywood: Who would be our Gabbar?

November 24, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

A film, also called a movie, motion picture or moving picture, is a work of visual art used to simulate experiences that communicate ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images. These images are generally accompanied by sound, and more, rarely, other sensory stimulations.Tears started rolling down my eyes as a I watched a Bollywood 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

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

Foundation tasks Nigerians on peace building

October 13, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Foundation for Justice, Development and Peace (FJDP) of the Catholic diocese of Makudi, in collaboration with the Misereor has called on Nigerians to understand the importance of peace and development in their various communities. The called was made Wednesday during a stakeholders forum, community engagement towards peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians. Programme manager of the foundation Mr. Valentine Kwaghchimin, said Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Anambra 2021: PDP hands quit notice to APGA

September 29, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state has accused the state ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) government of failure to deliver on its mandate. The state Publicity Secretary of PDP and Director of Publicity for Valentine Ozigbo Campaign Organisation (VCO), Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, asked APGA led Government to prepare a Read More

NASIEC seeks EU technical support Oct 6 LG poll

September 28, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) has sought for support from the European Union Support for Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN) to enable it conduct the local government election scheduled for October 6, 2021. Project coordinator of the EU-SDGN, Mr. Hamza Fassi-Fihri, disclosed this Monday in Lafia at a one-day EU-SDGN training of NASIEC staff and journalists Read More

Minister calls for local solutions to tax challenges in West Africa

September 22, 2021 David Agba 0

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed Tuesday in Abuja charged participants at the ongoing 17th General Assembly and 10th Anniversary of the West African Tax Administrations Forum (WATAF) to put on their thinking caps and explore possibilities of developing local solutions that works, either within domestic tax rules or along the regional blocs to Read More

El-rufai to Southern govs: Anti open-grazing law unimplementable

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to the new law banning Open-grazing in the Southern states of Nigeria, saying such law is not implementable presently. Some southern states like Ondo, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Osun, among others have passed anti open gracing law. But speaking with newsmen Tuesday after a meeting with officials of the All progressives Congress (APC) Read More

Arewa Youth Assembly sacks speaker, splits over smear campaign against Emefiele

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Arewa Youth Assembly on Thursday splits over smear campaign against the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The Assembly has also sacked its Speaker, Mohammed Salihu Danlami, over attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic agenda and tenure extension. Recall that the Speaker of the group, Danlami, in a statement had insisted that Emefiele has option of voluntary Read More

APC expels caretaker chair for wishing Buhari dead

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) said it has ratified the expulsion of the party’s Caretaker Chairman of Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa state, Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu. Recall the viral video in which Alhaji Sulaiman Adamu made unwholesome utterences on President Muhammadu Buhari, the leader of the party. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja Read More

Grief as former Women Affairs Permanent Secretary buries son in Abuja

August 30, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Immediate past Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Affairs Ambassador Anthonia Ekpa, has buried her only son Mfon-Obong Akpabio Ekpa, who died last week Monday. Ambassador Ekpa bided final farewell to Mfon at the service of songs which held Saturday, at the First Abuja Parish, Presbyterian Church in Wuse, before his internment at the Gudu cemetery in Abuja. Mfon-Obong Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

Enugu APC excos ‘sack’ Nwoye as party chairman

August 10, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

Members of State Executive Committee (SEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state have passed a vote of no confidence on state’s party chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, accusing him of insurbodination to statutory authorities and attempt to balkanise the state chapter of the party. Consequently, they appointed in his stead, Prince Chikwado Chukwunta Nnaji, the state vice chairman Read More

Prioritise safety, security of the Nigeria’s cyberspace, Pantami tells professionals

August 10, 2021 Admin III 0

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isah Ali Pantami, on Tuesday tasked Information Technology professionals to prioritise the safety and security of the country’s cyberspace. Dr. Pantami who made the call during his address in Uyo, titled- The Imperatives of Cybersecurity for a Digital Economy said priority and preference should be given to cybersecurity as the capacity and Read More

Hijrah: University Don, monarch lament insecurity, call for self-protection

August 9, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Muslims in Osun state Monday lamented incessant killings and kidnapping in the country, calling on community leaders to provide security in their abodes.  The Vice Chancellor, Fountain University, Osogbo, Prof. Hamid Sanni, and the the Aragbiji of Iragbiji, Oba AbduRasheed Olabomi, spoke at the Hijrah 1443 celebration in Osogbo, the state capital.  In his lecture titled “Insecurity Level in Nigeria, Tilting 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