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The Patriotism Behind Alaibe’s Defection and Issues at stake

Chief Timi Alaibe   By Johnson Eze Among the most cheering developments in Southern Nigeria in recent times is the defection of Chief Timi Alaibe, the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and former Presidential Adviser on Amnesty program, from the All Progressive Congress, APC to the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Mr […]

Nigeria Olympic Committee Re-elects Habu Gumel President

Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) last Thursday in Yola, the Adamawa state capital re-elected Engr Ahmed Habu Gumel the body’s President and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Gumel ran for the election unchallenged and scored all the 35 votes to retain his seat for the second time. Other positions contested in the election which […]

CNA, Omolori Commended for Restoring Peace to NASS Complex

By Ochai Sunday The Clerk of National Assembly, NASS, Mohammed Sani-Omolori has been commended by Institutional rating  agency, Democracy Assessment and Evaluation Society, DAES, for the various proactive measures he has taken to restore peace and allow conducive atmosphere prevail, enabling President Buhari to visit NASS to present 2019 budget, In a press statement released […]

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 […]

Hon Ogbaga Deserves re-election, says Democratic Movement

By Reuben Nwankwo Following the commencement of intense campaign for the 2019 election, a political pressure group, Movement for Democratic Stability (MDS) has canvassed for re-election of Hon. Sylvester Obinna Ogbaga, representing Abakaliki/Izzi Federal Constituency, of Ebonyi State, in the House of Representatives calling on every indigene of the constituency to come together and vote […]

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 […]

Let’s All work to Elect Hon Gyang into the Senate, Says MBDC

       A civil society group, Middle Belt Democracy Coalition, (MBDC) has appealed to the electorate to support Hon Gyang Istifanus Dung as he vies for senatorial seat in 2019 election, calling on all indigene of the constituency to work assiduously to ensure that he emerges victorious. Hon Gyang is presently representing Barkinladi/Riyon Constituency of Plateau […]

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, […]

Chief of Naval Staff, 12 others receive Awards

The Chief of Naval staff, CNS, Vice Admiral Ibok-EteEkwe Ibas and a select few of his fellow old students of the prestigious Hope Waddell institute Calabar who have distinguished themselves in their various career paths, were yesterday conferred with honorary awards by the Abuja branch of the old students association of the school in a […]

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 […]