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INEC FIXES DATE FOR 2022 GUBER ELECTION IN OSUN STATE

By Monday Ochai The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed the date for 2022 governorship election in Osun State to be July 16, 2022 This is contained in a timetable the commission released and made available to newsmen Instant Africa inclusive in Abuja. In the timetable dated 10th July 2021 and which was signed […]

Eze Ibe Nwosu Expelled From the Association of Ndieze

By Monday Ochai Cross Section of Igbo Delegates Assembly The former Eze Ndi Igbo in FCT, Eze Ibe Nwosu has been expelled by Igbo Delegates Assembly (IDA) and the Association of Eze Ndi Igbo in Nineteen Northern States and FCT in a meeting the two prominent socio-cultural groups  held on Sunday the 12th day of […]

Buhari Congratulates National Assembly on 2nd anniversary

President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the leadership and members of the 9th National Assembly on their second anniversary. In a congratulatory statement issued by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Thursday, Mr Buhari extolled the Assembly’s sense of duty and diligence in handling issues related to the development of the country. He […]

Stop Claiming Our Achievements As Yours, PDP Tells Buhari

By Monday Ochai Uche Secondus, PDP National Chairman The leading opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of laying claims to some projects conceived and set in motion by past presidents elected on its platform. This is contained in a statement signed by the party spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan saying most of […]

AGF IDRIS CALLS FOR TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITIES FINANCES

By Paschal Emeka {Abuja} Ahmed Idris FCNA, Accountant General of the Federation The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris FCNA has called on the leadership of Nigerian Universities to entrench the ideals of transparency, accountability and openness in the management of financial resources of the Universities. According to a press statement from Office of […]

NIGERIAN ARMY REDEPLOYS SENIOR OFFICERS

Maj. Gen Faruk Yahaya, Chief of Army Staff The Nigerian Army under the leadership of Major General Faruk Yahaya has redeployed some of its senior officers in a major shakeup. Outgoing Army spokesperson, Mohammed Yerima, a brigadier general, made this known in a statement on Thursday. Notable amongst the new appointments was that of C.G. […]

US Condemns Nigerian Government’s Twitter Ban

Biden, US President The United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria has condemned the recent suspension of the microblogging platform, Twitter. This was contained in a statement issued by the Public Affairs Section of the Embassy. The mission noted that the ban on Twitter undermines the ability of Nigerians to exercise a fundamental human right as […]

Why IPOB May Not Hinder 2023 Igbo Presidency

In this interview with our anchor man in his office in Kaduna, the president of Ohaneze in the 19 Northern States/FCT, Barr Augustine Amaechi bares his mind on 2023 Igbo and other sundry issues. Correspondent Paschal Emeka presents the excerpts        You once said that a president of the Igbo extraction will address […]