Category: News

Gunmen Kill Nigeria’s Former Chief Of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh

By Ochai Sunday The Nigeria’s former Chief of Defense Staff, Air Vice Marshal Alex Badeh (Rtd) was on Tuesday shot dead by unknown gunmen. According to Ibikunle Daramola, spokesman of the Nigerian Air Force, who made the announcement on Twitter late on Tuesday night, Badeh died from gunshot wounds he sustained when his vehicle was […]

Security Barricades National Assembly, Restricts Access to striking workers

By Ochai Sunday Security officials notably the men of the Nigeria police and Department of States Security Services, DSS have blocked the entrance of the National Assembly, preventing staff, journalists and others from entering the complex. The security men, who took strategic positions from the State House entrance, prevented whoever that attempted to enter the […]

Group Canvasses for Re-election of Hon Ados

       A civil society group, known as, Arewa Youth for Good Governance, (AYGG) has canvassed intensely for re-election of Hon. Ado Garba Alhasan Doguwa, the Chief Whip of the Nigerian House of Representatives, representing Doguwa/ Tudunwada Federal Constituency, Kano State.            According to the group’s chairperson, a young brilliant Civil Engr Engr. Usman Dan-musa, […]

Anti-tenure Elongation Crisis claims 3 lives in Togo

Political tension is brewing up in Togo as at least three people, including an 11-year-old, were killed on Saturday in civilian protests against plans by the Togolese government to elongate its tenure through the backdoor. Faure Gnassingbé has been President of Togo since 2005, taking over from his father Gnassingbé Eyadéma, who had just died […]

Group Tasks Professional Women on Support, Unity

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Nigeria Professional Working Women, NPWW, has stressed the need for professional women in the country to support, celebrate one another and share experiences amongst themselves so that they can take their rightful place in the country and contribute more to national development. Speaking at the groups launching and inaugural conference, in Abuja, […]

Alaibe’s Alleged Defection: A Big loss to APC – Group

By Steve Ibem (Abuja) The alleged defection of the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mr Timi Alaibe from the All Progressive Congress, APC, to the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, has been described as a big loss to the APC family. A prominent member of the party, Dr Piriye Monday made this […]

Group Lauds Buhari’s Achievements

By Steve Ibem (Abuja) A civil society organization has expressed satisfaction with the achievements of President Buhari in his first four-year tenure, describing them as most laudable, surpassing that of any previous leader. The organization, which is known as Presidential Support Committee {PSC} an umbrella body of all Buhari support groups in Nigeria, expressed this […]

APC Re-shedules presidential primary

By Sunday Ochai. The All Progressives Congress has shifted the presidential direct primary election earlier scheduled for Tuesday September 25th, to Thursday September 27th. The party announced the shift in a statement today. It urged all duly registered party members to collect their permanent membership cards from their respective wards. It was the second time […]

Chief Whip of House of Representatives Loses Father

By Pascal Emeka Hon Al Hassan Ado Doguwa, Chief Whip of House of Representatives Death has occurred of Alhaji Ado Garba DOGUWA, Father to The Chief Whip, HR Alhassan Ado Doguwa. Aged 88yrs, He died in Mecca KSA while on pilgrimage after a brief illness. Late Alh. Ado was an active politician in the 1st […]

INEC Declares Osun Election Inconclusive, Fixes Date for Completion

By Joseph Adefemi The Osun State governorship election held on Saturday has been declared inconclusive. Announcing the results of all the political parties where the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke, had the highest number of votes, the State Returning officer, Mr. Joseph Adeola Fuwape, declared that Adeleke did not meet the […]