Category: News

Masterminds of Sallah-Day Attacks in Kano State Exposed, Declared Wanted

By Ibrahim Tukur Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje Contrary to an earlier online publication, the alleged masterminds of the Sallah day attacks that ravaged Doguwa local government area of Kano state have been identified as Umar Haruna Doguwa a former kano state chairman of All Progressive Congress, APC that has defected to Peoples’ Democratic […]

Shawulu Cautions on overheating Nigerian political space

By Monday Ochai. A member of the House of Representatives, Hon kwewum Shawulu has cautioned players in the political space against overheating the system with inordinate pressure of reopening National Assembly NASS, when members are expected to be enjoying their due recess saying there is nothing suggesting that INEC budget is urgent. “All over the […]

Atiku Debunks defection Rumour

By Monday Ochei. The former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and strong contender for Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP presidential ticket has debunked rumour making rounds that he plans to set aside his presidential ambition and dump the PDP. Atiku reacted in a statement made available by his campaign office on Sunday, with signature of the spokesperson […]

Senators Press on for Probe of NASS Siege by DSS

By Reuben Nwankwo. Two distinguished senators, Isa Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim, are pressing on for federal government to immediately set up a Judicial Commission of Enquiry to probe the recent invasion of the National Assembly Complex by officials of the State Security Service (SSS). Messrs Misau and Ibrahim, in a joint statement on Thursday, stated […]

2019 Elections: Group Hails INEC’s Decision to Extend CVR

Paschal Emeka, Abuja A group known as Take It Back Movement has commended the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to extend the ongoing Continuous Voters’ Registration, CVR, from August 17th to August 31st, 2018. A statement from Rachel Onamusi-Kpiasi the group’s Director, PR, Media and Communications, in Abuja, also urged Nigerians to […]

Why INEC extended Deadline for Voters’ Registration

By Ochai Sunday The recent protests by various interest group and stakeholders in the electoral process notably TakeItBack Movement, OurMumuDonDo Movement, Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) initiative, and concerned Civil Society Organizations calling he Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to extend the deadline to enable more Nigerians register and participate, have been cited as the […]

Umahi Donates N400m to NYSC

By Johnson Eze Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has donated N400 million to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for the renovation of its Orientation Camp in Afikpko North Local Government Area. This is separate from the N5,000 travel allowance given to each of the 2,200 Batch B Stream I Corps Members who ended their […]

Group Commends Minister Of Water Resources on Projects Execution

By Pascal Emeka A civil society organization, ‘Media Practitioners for Development, MPD’ has commended the Minister of water Resources Engr Suleiman Adamu over what the group referred as his proactive engagement in tackling the challenges of water supply in the country. In a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja recently and signed by […]

Insecurity: Former Presidential Hopeful Calls for Speedy Passage of Illegal importation of Small Arms Bill

Paschal Emeka, Abuja   A former Presidential Candidate, in 2007 presidential election, and Director General National Task Force for the Prohibition of Illegal Importation/Smuggling of Arms, Ammunition and Light Weapons, (NATFORCE) Chief Osita Okereke Emmanuel, OON, has called on the National Assembly to pass the National Commission for the Prohibition of illegal importation of Small […]

EFCC arrest, detain pregnant woman using fake petition

By Our Reporter Impunity reign of Ibrahim Magu led Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has continued unabated as the commission allegedly arrested a pregnant woman on a mere speculation without formal invitation. A pregnant woman, Mrs. Bukola Ademola was arrested and detained by the EFCC for over three hours on a Sunday morning without […]