Saturday, September 19, 2020

Politics

Gov AbdulRazaq empowers residents to end poverty

Kwara State Governor, AbdulrazaqBy Demola Akinyemi   Determined to put an end to extreme  poverty among the people, Kwara State Government has commenced disbursement of interest-free loan, tagged ‘Owo Isowo’, to petty traders under its social investment programme.  The initiative, a component of...

Imo PDP lawmaker under attack for denying sponsoring controversial law

By Chinonso Alozie A lawmaker representing Oguta state constituency, at the Imo state House of Assembly, Frank Ugboma, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday came under heavy criticisms for denying sponsoring the controversial Administration of Criminal Justice Law, No...

INEC wants NASS to approve recommendations on electoral reforms

  SenateThe Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), has urged the National Assembly to add more powers on its role of deploying technology in the nation’s electoral process by approving its recommendations on electoral process.Mr Festus Okoye ,...

EDO 2020: With over 30,000 security personnel, there should be no rigging, violence

…Call on UK, EU, US, others to increase penalty for election riggers AdelajaThe Action Democratic Party (ADP), has called on the Federal government of Nigeria, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, to ensure that, free and fair elections are conducted both...

PDP campaign council condemns attack on Jegede

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign council for the Ondo governorship election yesterday condemned the attack on the convoy of its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.This is even as the party...

3 varsity Dons indicted, 3 INEC officials sacked in A’Ibom

Mr Mike Igini, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom, on Tuesday said that three university lecturers had been confirmed to have been involved in electoral malpractice during the 2019 general elections.Igini, who addressed newsmen at the INEC...

Edo 2020: Wike, Obi, others storm Benin for PDP rally

By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that...

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders lampoon Presidency for attacking Obasanjo over comments on Nigeria as failed Nation

…Say no Return in coming up with ideas at pulling Nigeria from the brink of precipice of no return Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari LEADERS of thought, elder statesmen from four of the six geo-political zones of the country,...

Police shut down Jigawa APC’s headquarters

By Aliyu Dangida – Dutse As leadership tussle worsening in Jigawa, a combined team of Policemen have cordoned-off the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Jigawa state chapter. The incident occurred when residents of Dutse wake up to...

Committee won’t kill any bill, Omo-Agege assures

Omo-AgegeThe Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta), has assured that the Committee on Constitutional review would not kill any of the constitution alteration bills before it. A statement by Yomi Odunuga, his Special Adviser on Media and...
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Reviewing the words of Ize-Iyamu and Obaseki after casting their vows

By Nwafor Sunday While the elections for the governor of Edo state are taking place, candidates from the main political parties, APC and PDP spoke...

22 years later, ‘the Village Headmaster’ returns to television screens

Wale AdenugaBy Benjamin Njoku Twenty-two years after its airing, the iconic television drama series, "The Village Headmaster," which kept viewers glued to its television in...

Three powerful things Ize-Iyamu said after casting her vote

Ize-IyamuBy Nwafor Sunday "I am confident that I will win this election," says All Progressives Congress candidate APC in the Edo gubernatorial election,...

Newcomer: Three-story building collapses in Lagos

By Bose Adelaja A three-story building collapsed on Saturday in the Ejigbo area of ​​Lagos state.The sad incident occurred at 15...
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Gov AbdulRazaq empowers residents to end poverty

Kwara State Governor, AbdulrazaqBy Demola Akinyemi   Determined to put an end to extreme  poverty among the people, Kwara State Government has commenced disbursement of interest-free loan, tagged ‘Owo Isowo’, to petty traders under its social investment programme.  The initiative, a component of...

Imo PDP lawmaker under attack for denying sponsoring controversial law

By Chinonso Alozie A lawmaker representing Oguta state constituency, at the Imo state House of Assembly, Frank Ugboma, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday came under heavy criticisms for denying sponsoring the controversial Administration of Criminal Justice Law, No...

INEC wants NASS to approve recommendations on electoral reforms

  SenateThe Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), has urged the National Assembly to add more powers on its role of deploying technology in the nation’s electoral process by approving its recommendations on electoral process.Mr Festus Okoye ,...

EDO 2020: With over 30,000 security personnel, there should be no rigging, violence

…Call on UK, EU, US, others to increase penalty for election riggers AdelajaThe Action Democratic Party (ADP), has called on the Federal government of Nigeria, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, to ensure that, free and fair elections are conducted both...

PDP campaign council condemns attack on Jegede

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign council for the Ondo governorship election yesterday condemned the attack on the convoy of its candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.This is even as the party...

3 varsity Dons indicted, 3 INEC officials sacked in A’Ibom

Mr Mike Igini, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom, on Tuesday said that three university lecturers had been confirmed to have been involved in electoral malpractice during the 2019 general elections.Igini, who addressed newsmen at the INEC...

Edo 2020: Wike, Obi, others storm Benin for PDP rally

By Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State including the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi were among the dignitaries that...

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders lampoon Presidency for attacking Obasanjo over comments on Nigeria as failed Nation

…Say no Return in coming up with ideas at pulling Nigeria from the brink of precipice of no return Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari LEADERS of thought, elder statesmen from four of the six geo-political zones of the country,...

Police shut down Jigawa APC’s headquarters

By Aliyu Dangida – Dutse As leadership tussle worsening in Jigawa, a combined team of Policemen have cordoned-off the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Jigawa state chapter. The incident occurred when residents of Dutse wake up to...

Committee won’t kill any bill, Omo-Agege assures

Omo-AgegeThe Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege (APC-Delta), has assured that the Committee on Constitutional review would not kill any of the constitution alteration bills before it. A statement by Yomi Odunuga, his Special Adviser on Media and...
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Reviewing the words of Ize-Iyamu and Obaseki after casting their vows

By Nwafor Sunday While the elections for the governor of Edo state are taking place, candidates from the main political parties, APC and PDP spoke...

22 years later, ‘the Village Headmaster’ returns to television screens

Wale AdenugaBy Benjamin Njoku Twenty-two years after its airing, the iconic television drama series, "The Village Headmaster," which kept viewers glued to its television in...

Three powerful things Ize-Iyamu said after casting her vote

Ize-IyamuBy Nwafor Sunday "I am confident that I will win this election," says All Progressives Congress candidate APC in the Edo gubernatorial election,...

Newcomer: Three-story building collapses in Lagos

By Bose Adelaja A three-story building collapsed on Saturday in the Ejigbo area of ​​Lagos state.The sad incident occurred at 15...
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