Soludo seeks partnership with investors to ease accommodation challenges

November 26, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Anambra state governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Saturday, sought partnership with real estate developers and other investors to develop communities and provide accommodation for  the teeming populace of the state. Soludo, who chaired the ground- breaking ceremony of Paradise City Estate, Enugwu-Agidi, Njikota local government area, stated that investing in housing and real estate would help to make the state prosperous Read More

Benue won’t accept sabotage against new school feeding programme – Kunde 

October 11, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state government Wednesday said it will not condone any act inimical to the success of the new National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, noting that any cook found wanting will be shown the way out and penalised in accordance with the extant laws. Commissioner for Humanitarian and Disaster Management, Aondowase Kunde, made this known in Makurdi, while declaring open training Read More

Peter Obi holds closed door meeting with LP lawmakers-elect, party crashes price governorship nomination form 

March 28, 2023 Emeka Nze 0

Arising from its stance as a people’s oriented platform, the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, Tuesday, met with the party’s lawmakers-elect in closed-door meeting that lasted for one and half hours. Though the reasons for first phase of the meeting held at the instance of Obi was not disclosed, the party however, resolved to crash the party’s nomination fee Read More

Review planned demolition of AIT, NUJ tells Rivers government 

March 22, 2023 Dennis Essang 0

The Rivers state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has appealed to the Rivers state government to drop its plan to demolish the transmission station of the African Independent Television (AIT) / Raypower Radio station at Ozuoba, Rivers state. The NUJ appeal is sequel to a 48-hour quit notice the Rivers state government, through the Ministry of Works, Read More

Wike’s ban of residential structures for campaigns recipe for anarchy – LP 

November 17, 2022 Admin III 0

The Labour Party (LP) has expressed disapproval of the Executive Order 22 signed by Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike. Speaking to reporters in Port Harcourt,  Wednesday, the South-South national vice chairman of the LP, Felix Reuben, described it as a recipe for ‘anarchy.’ He said Rivers people must not allow the order by the governor to stand. Executive Order 22 prohibits Read More

Anambra: Leadership crisis tears APC apart as stakeholders schedule parallel meetings

December 9, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The leadership crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Anambra State has degenerated into scheduling of parallel meetings for the state party stakeholders at Abuja. APC, it was learnt, had been enmeshed with internal hullabaloo after emergence of Senator Andy Uba as the party governorship candidate for the November 6 State governorship poll which was eventually won by Prof. Read More

Corruption: Senate upgrades salary scale of PCC Staff

November 24, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

In giving bite to the war against corruption within the entire system in Nigeria, the Senate has upgraded salary scale of staff of the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) from Consolidated Public Service Salary Structure (CONPASS), to Consolidated Legislative Salary Structure (CONLESS) . The Upper legislative chamber is also seeking for special salary scale for staff of the Code of Conduct 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

How I stood strong, killed Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ken Nnamani

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Ken Nnamani, has revealed how he aborted the planned to amend constitution to allow for third term in office during former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Nnamani said his model of legislating was shaped by the debate about whether the legislator is an agent or a trustee. Speaking Thursday in 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

Breaking: APC state congress won’t hold in Abia, elders declare

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of elders and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state led by Senator Chris Adighije, has said that the party’s state congress scheduled for Saturday 16th October, will not hold. The elders asked the national leadership under governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state to call back the state congress committee sent to Abia state. Read More

Mosquito and malaria

Malaria vaccine: Ned Nwoko foundation plans massive roll out in Nigeria

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation Malaria Eradication Project is to lead other partners in the nationwide promotion and roll out of the new malaria vaccine which the World Health Organization (WHO) recently approved for wide-use in countries.  The Federal Ministry of Health gave the approval following the foundation’s earlier offer to avail its malaria eradication platform for coordination of the Read More

Corruption: NSCDC alleges smear campaign against Comptroller General

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The management of Nigeria security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised an alarm of smear campaign against its Comptroller General Ahmed Abubakar Audi. An online media report had reported allegation of fraud and massive corruption against the person of the Commandant General. But in a statement released Monday in Abuja by the Corps spokesman Olusola Odumosu, denied the allegation. Read More

Delta APC leaders demand fresh Ward, LGAs congresses

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Delta All Progressives Congress (APC) Leaders’ Council, has called on the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to cancel the recently held Ward and Local Government Area (LGA) Congresses in the state. The council made the call in a communique made available to newsmen Sunday in Abuja, adding that a fresh all-inclusive Ward and LGA Congresses should Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

Oyetola presents N129.7bn budget for 2022 fiscal year

October 5, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, Tuesday presented a total sum of N129,8bn budget to the Atate House of Assembly for the 2022 fiscal year. Presenting the budget tagged “Budget of Sustainable Development,” Oyetola said advancement of economy will be given priority. The budget presentation, which was the 30th since the creation of the state, was higher than the year 2021 budget of Read More

Ogun demolishes distressed school building after student’s death

October 3, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Following the recent collapse of a block of classrooms at Nazareth High School, Imeko, that killed one and injured two other students, the Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has ordered the demolition of the distressed school building. The governor,  further directed the immediate reconstruction of the demolished block of classrooms and hinted that any other public building found to be Read More

Only restructuring can restore Nigeria’s lost glory – Makinde

October 3, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Governor Seyi Makinde has said that only a restructured Nigeria will help the nation regain her past glory among the comity of nations. The governor stated this Saturday at the launch of SATVIEW Network digital broadcast channel, held at the SATVIEW Network headquarters, Ring Road, Ibadan. He pointed out that with the present situation in the country, it is clear Read More

Akeredolu calls for urgent restructuring of Nigeria

October 3, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

Following rate of criminality and security challenges facing the nation, Govenor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo state has called for urgent restructuring of the country in the best interest of all. Governor Akeredolu, speaking over the weekend in Akure, Ondo state capital during the commemoration anniversary of the 61st  anniversary of the country said the current system adopted in the county does Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

We need infrastructure not structures

September 28, 2021 Admin III 0

I passed through a street in Lagos and it was as though I was in a pool of mackerel geisha fish- It was full of people choked together. At my side I saw wasted oranges and banana heeled over themselves as a woman sat besides roasting corn, I salivated for corn but it quenched because of the sight of refuse. Read More

Petroleum Industry Act redefines Buhari’s govt

September 26, 2021 Babatunde Ayorinde 0

On August 16, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari shocked his many detractors when, in a historic move, he signed into law the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) – now the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).Perhaps, in the emotive moment, many may forget that having suffered several setbacks for close to 20 years, the bill navigated the most tortuous journey in the history of Read More

Nigerian educational system: Varsity don identifies problems, solutions

September 26, 2021 Admin III 0

A University don, Professor Sidney Osuji, has identified prolification of private schools as one of the major problems affecting the educational system in the country. Professor Osuji who is the Dean of the Faculty of Education, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) spoke at the weekend during a virtual summit of the Ezumezu Isinweke with the theme; “Structure of Education Read More

PGF boss attacks Wike, says Buhari responsible for increased VAT collection

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has condemned the Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike, for “shamelessly talk about Value Added Tax (VAT) which President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration responsible for its increasing collection. The APC chieftain reminded governor Wike that the current increased record of VAT Read More