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SPECIAL REPORT: Hon. Bakura empowers constituents on rice production in Zamfara

Hon. Ahmed Mohamed Bakura representing                           Maradun/Bakura federal constituency   By Raphael Ekpang As part of dividends and returning back to the constituency, considering the fact that Maradun and Bakura local government areas are among the largest producers of rice in Zamfara state, as farmers in the two local councils engage in wet and dry season […]

Akwa Ibom: Battle for PDP state chairman heats up …As Ikono/Ini, Ikot Ekpene federal constituencies warn Abak 5 to stay clear

                Akwa Ibom state governor, Emmanuel Udom By Raphael Ekpang Ahead of the April, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s state chairmanship election, Ikono-Ini and Ikot Ekpene Federal Constituencies have warned the people of Abak 5 comprising Abak and Oruk Anam federal constituencies in Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District to bury its political […]


  By Raphael Ekpang Nigeria’s diplomatic missions abroad should do more like the Nigeria High Commission in Canada, towards catering for citizens’ needs and projecting national interest, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. Speaking during a visit to Canada where he attended the 25th Biennial Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers […]

Group Calls for Improved Funding, Training of VIOs by State Governments

Fayemi Chairman NGF

  The Accident Prevention and Rescue Initiative (APRI) has identified poor funding and inadequate training as the bane of the Road Traffic Officers of states/FCT popularly called the VIOs.   The group therefore called on state governments to as a matter of urgency ensure that they are properly trained and equipped to enhance the performance […]

PRODA-Benkalu empowered Bendel Youths, Women

By Raphael Ekpang Selected entrepreneurs from Bende Federal Constituency on Wednesday December 25, 2019 benefited from the first phase of Proda-Benkalu  skills acquisition and empowerments was put together by Project Development Institute (PRODA) of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with the Office of Honourable Benjamin Okezie Kalu, the House of Representatives […]

Breaking…FG orders release of Dasuki, Sowore

The Federal Government through the  Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has directed the State Security Service, SSS to release the former security adviser to President Good Luck Jonathan, Sambo Dasuki and the convener of the ‘Revolution Now’ Omoyele Sowore. The duo are standing trial in the Federal High […]


  Chief Justice of Nigeria is watching   By Raphael Ekpang A civil society organisation, Social Justice League (SJL), has expressed outrage over the alleged sale of the official quarters of Nigeria’s President of the Court of Appeal and are calling for immediate probe of the transanctions which it’s described as “suspicious”. In a press statement […]

APRI Wants PMT Company Banned over Poor Safety Records

The Accident Prevention and Rescue Initiative (APRI) has called for outright suspension of Peace Mass Transit Company (PMT) following their poor safety records in recent times. According to a statement by APRI Executive Director Prince Fidelis Nnadi made available to newsmen in Abuja, the group alleged that there is no reason Peace Mass Transit should […]

Group Set to Empower Widows, Youths, Others in Abia, Ebonyi Communities

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Husband of the Widow Foundation International has unveiled programmes aimed at putting  smile on the faces of widows, youths, orphans and the vulnerable in Ebonyi and Abia states this festive season through empowerment, training and free medical services. Unveiling the progrmme in Abuja CEO of the group Chinatu NgozI Dickson said that […]