Sunday, September 26, 2021

Politics

Count me out of new party formation – Sen. Maeba

Sen. Lee Maeba, former chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources, has dissociated himself from a purported plan to float a new political party ahead of the  2023 general elections. Maeba made the clarification in a statement on Thursday in Abuja,...

Group commends Buhari, leaders for solidarity with Tinubu

Chief Franklin Ebere-Njoku, Deputy National Coordinator, Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), on Thursday commended President Muhammadu Buhari and other Nigerian leaders for showing solidarity and love to Chief Bola Tinubu, APC National Leader. Ebere-Njoku ,who is also Executive...

PDP secretary alleges hijack of congress materials in Borno

The Borno Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that materials meant for Saturday’s congress of the party have been hijacked by a group. Alhaji Yusuf Dikko, the state PDP secretary, disclosed this when he spoke with newsmen in...

Group backs Akume’s APC national chairmanship bid

A group, under the aegis of Arewa Support Group, has thrown its weight behind Sen. George Akume’s bid to become the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This is contained in a statement by Mr Shuaibu Mohammed,...

House of Reps promises to continue addressing deficiencies in the fight against extremism

The House of Representatives on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to continue to address statutory deficiencies limiting the ability of national security apparatuses to respond effectively to insecurity Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila made the declaration said at the resumption of the House from...

APC group lauds FG’s COVID-19 response

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign Group, has lauded the Federal Government’s COVID-19 response, saying it has created inclusive growth. Mr Tolu Ogunlesi, a spokesperson for the group, said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Ogunlesi...

Ex-Yobe lawmaker, others defect to APC

Alhaji Audu Babale, a former Member of Yobe State House of Assembly, has defected along with hundreds of his supporters to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Damaturu. Our correspondent reports that Babale represented Goya/Ngeji Constituency in Fika Local Government. A...

Kano Assembly summons Internal Revenue Service chairman

The Kano State House of Assembly has summoned Chairman of the Kano Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Abdulrazak Salihi, to appear before it over activities of the Board. The Majority Leader, Alhaji Labaran Madari (APC Warawa), in a matter of...

Poor standard of education worsening insecurity in Nigeria – Senate President

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that poor standard of education is contributing to the worsening insecurity in the country. Lawan stated this at the eighth matriculation of post-graduate students of National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILDS)/University of...

Kaduna LG polls: APC wins Kagarko LG

  The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission has declared Mr Nasara Rabo of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner of the Saturday’s chairmanship election in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state. The Returning Officer, Dr Musa Balarabe, made the declaration on...
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Kwara: Three persons in NSCDC net for alleged money rituals

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara state Command, have arrested a...
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UNIPORT Alumni President Adokeme laid to rest

... He offered a stable leadership and required balance... Ag. President By Our Correspondent With encomium from local and international dignitaries including the Bayelsa State Governor,...

Allow market forces to determine naira value, not politics, ex lawmaker urges FG

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Former Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has urged the federal government...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor of...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor...