115 results found for Festus Okoye

Former PDP chairman wins C’ River Southern senatorial ticket

MR Ekpo Okon, Former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River, has won the party’s Southern Senatorial District ticket to the senate in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 hrs ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Ekpo Okon, eople’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Joseph Edet, Festus Ibude, Bassey Ewa, Goddy Eta,

Gunmen vow to kill more lawmakers in Anambra

LESS than 24 hours after killing Hon. Okechukwu Okoye, lawmaker who represented Aguata II constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly, unknown gunmen have threatened... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Toochukwu Ikenga, Prof Charles Soludo, Okechukwu Okoye

Soludo condemns lawmaker’s murder, offers N10m reward for useful tips

THE Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has condemned the murder of the lawmaker representing Aguata II Constituency at the state House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye. Okoye... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Christian Aburime, Cyril Chiegboka, Okechukwu Okoye

Soludo presents N170bn revised draft budget to Anambra Assembly

GOV. Charles Soludo of Anambra on Thursday presented a revised draft budget of N170 billion for 2022 to the state House of Assembly for approval. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Uche Okafor, Okechukwu Okoye, Willie Obiano, Charles Soludo

Police go after abductors of Anambra lawmaker

THE police in Anambra State have pledged to apprehend kidnappers of Dr. Okechukwu Okoye, the lawmaker representing Aguata Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly. Confirming... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Christopher Muoghalu, Pete Ibida, Chukwuma Soludo, Tochukwu Ikenga, Okechukwu Okoye

Watford celebrates loanee Okoye at Sparta Rotterdam

MADUKA Okoye’s performance in Sparta Rotterdam’s last three Eredivisie games has been celebrated by Watford as the Super Eagles goalkeeper kept a clean sheet for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Maduka Okoye

Police confirm kidnap of Anambra lawmaker as assailants kill vigilante operative

The Police Command in Anambra State has confirmed the kidnapping of Mr Okechukwu Okoye, a lawmaker representing Aguata Constituency 1 in the State House of Assembly. Okoye,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Okechukwu Okoye, Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, Toochukwu Ikenga, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga,

Anambra Govt. increases sensitisation against Female Genital Mutilation

THE Anambra State Government says it will increase sensitisation and advocacy against female circumcision or Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to eradicate the practice in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Uju Okoye, Uche Udeze, Charles Soludo, Afam Obidike

INRC urges political parties to adhere to timelines for conduct of primaries

EIGHTEEN political parties have served the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the required notices indicating the dates for their conventions, congresses, and primaries for the purpose... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye,

2023: INEC advises political parties to adhere to timelines for primaries

INEC has advised political parties to adhere to the timeline for the conduct of their primaries for the 2023 general elections, stating that the deadline for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, INEC

Edo NUJ plans intervention team to protect journalists

 The Edo Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is to set up an intervention team that will protect journalists while discharging their professional duties. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Godwin Erahon, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Festus Alenkhe,

Anambra communal chieftaincy conflict: Court dethrones Ngige’s home town monarch

ANAMBRA state High court sitting at Ogidi, presided over by Justice Pete Obiorah has granted an interim injunction restraining the traditional ruler of Alor community in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Frank Nwabufo Okoye, Ifenna Okafor, Bona Oraekwe Esq., Uzoma Igbonwa, Chris Ngige, Pete Obiorah

Tariff hike: Lawyer, group disagree with MultiChoice on Tribunal jurisdiction

A lawyer, Festus Onifade, has disagreed with MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the operator of DStv and Gotv, over the firm’s application challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Coalition of Nigeria Consumers (CNC),Festus Onifade, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection (FCCPC),

LASG demolishes shops under burnt Apongbon Bridge

THE Lagos State Government (LASG) on Friday demolished shops and other structures constructed under the burnt Apongbon Bridge on Lagos Island. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Ifeanyi Okoye, Theophilus Best, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

FG advocates promotion of safe, healthy culture at work place

The Federal Government says it is committed to fostering collective approach to build a positive safety and healthy culture at work place that would promote national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Festus Keyamo, Federal Government Of Nigeria, International Labour Organisation(ILO),

Okada Accidents: Nigeria needs massive transportation transformation – Aremu

MR Issa Aremu, the Director-General of Micheal Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS), Ilorin, has called massive transportation transformation to curtail senseless loss of lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 527 times

Tags: Mrs Susan Oluwole, Mr Festus Keyamo, Mr Issa Aremu, Alhaji Layi Rauf, President Muhammadu Buhari

LCDA, MTN donate food items, others to Lagos orphanage

THE Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and MTN Group have donated items worth over N1 million to Life Fountain Orphanage, Omole Phase 1, Lagos. The partnership... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Festus Yamah, David Odunmbaku, Festus Yamah,

CRIN, NEPC train cocoa farmers on best agricultural practices, in Bayelsa

THE Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan,  in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Festus Olasupo, Jackson Diegbegha, Agricultural Development Plan (ADP),

CRIN, NEPC train cocoa farmers on best agricultural practices, in Bayelsa

THE Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan,  in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Festus Olasupo, Jackson Diegbegha, Agricultural Development Plan (ADP),

Separate, don’t remain to be killed, Cleric advises couples in violent relationships

THE General Overseer of All Christians Fellowship Mission, Rev. Williams Okoye, has advised couples in constant and extreme abusive relationships to take a break from such... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: All Christians Fellowship Mission, Rev. Williams Okoye,

SDP suspends National Chairman, Olu Agunloye over alleged anti-party activities

THE Ondo State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has suspended Dr Olu Agunloye, its National Chairman, over alleged anti-party activities and disregard for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Ajayi Adediran, Balogun Ojo, Olorunfemi Festus, Olu Agunloye, Moses Aribisala

Community leaders raise alarm over group’s plan to stage violent protest in Awka

COMMUNITY leaders from Amanuike in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra raised an alarm on Wednesday over plans by a group to stage violent protest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Samuel Okoye,

GoodFriday: It Is finished, Jesus nailed all challenges of life

CHRISTIANS have been called upon to use the celebration of Good Friday to reunite with God in order to build a healthy nation through righteousness as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Revd Christian Okoye, Revd Chukwudi Nwachukwuma

Attack: INEC makes contact with two missing staff in Imo

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has established contact with two of its staff missing after Thursday’s attack by gunmen in Ihitte Uboma in Imo State. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Prof. Francis C. Ezeonu, Festus Okoye

INEC finds 2 missing staff in Imo,  suspends voter registration in 54 centres 

FURTHER to the unfortunate incident in Imo State in which our staff was killed by gunmen in Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area yesterday, the Commission has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Prof. Francis C. Ezeonu, Festus Okoye

Gunmen on rampage in Imo, Anambra, Bayelsa

THE insecurity in the South East continued yesterday as unknown gunmen stormed the Ihitte Uboma local government area in Imo State  and shot dead a staff... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, Professor Emeka Ezeonu, Chinenye Osuji, Francis Okpegbuo, Okorie Anthony

NASS: Anambra govt backs Okoye, urges APGA delegates to make him candidate

THE Anambra government has backed Mr Mark Okoye, the immediate past Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget and Development, to represent Anaocha, Dunukofia and Njikoka Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Mark Okoye, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, Mr Peter Obi, Chief Willie Obiano Chief Charles Okongwu, Chief George Ozo, Prof Chukwuma Soludo.

INEC publishes details of candidates for Osun governorship election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday published the personal particulars and list of candidates (Form EC9) for the Osun State Governorship election. The commission in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, Independent National Electoral Commission

Tariff: Tribunal asks DStv, GOtv to maintain status quo

A Federal Competition and Consumer Protection, FCCPC, Tribunal sitting in Abuja has directed MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the operators of DStv and Gotv, to maintain status quo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Festus Onifade, Jamiu Agoro, Thomas Okosun

Court remands NOGASA boss in prison over alleged N43.5m fraud

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has remanded the Chairman of the Natural Oil and Gas Suppliers Association of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Charles Ugbonna, Samuel Daji, Elochukwu Okoye, Mojisola Dada, Fatuyi Philips

APGA endorses Okoye’s  Fed Rep contest in Anambra

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has endorsed Mr Mark Okoye to represent Anaocha, Dunukofia and Njikoka in the Federal House of Representatives. Okoye is the immediate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance, Mr Vincent Ezennia, Mr Mark Okoye

INEC urges parties to stick to election timetable

....avoid  avoid acrimonious primaries that could result in unnecessary litigations        THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had  urged political parties to adhere to the 2023 general election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye,

Primaries: INEC advises political parties to adhere to internal democracy, electoral laws

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised political parties to adhere strictly to internal democracy and electoral laws in the conduct of their primaries, ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: INEC, Mr Festus Okoye, Commissioner and Chairman, Electoral Act,

Votes ‘ll count in Ekiti, Osun governorship polls, INEC reassures Nigerians

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says votes will count in the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun,  billed for June 18 and July 16 respectively. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, INEC

Buhari approves reconstitution of Board of NDE

PRESIDENT Muhammaadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) with Mr Festus Keyamo as Chairman. Keyamo is also the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: President Muhammaadu Buhari, Mr Rasaq Bello-Osagie, Mrs Olubunmi Osuntuyi, Mr Collins Umukoro, Mr Festus Keyamo, Mr Andrew Egunoma, Malam Abubakar Fikpo,

2023: INEC to shutdown online pre-registration portal April

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will shut down the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) Pre-Registration online portal in April in preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

APGA chieftains applaud Gov. Soludo’s 20-man commissioner nominees list

CHIEFTAINS of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, on Wednesday in Enugu commended the list of commissioner nominees submitted to the Anambra House of Assembly by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Prof. Offonze Amucheazi, Mark Okoye, Rommy Ezeonwuka, Chukwuma Soludo

Mark Okoye: Young, experienced, ready to run

By Nneka Nnadi   FOLLOWING years of agitations, lobbying, town-hall meetings, sensitization exercises, peaceful walks and protests, Nigeria’s young people finally made history on May 31, 2018. Not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mark Okoye

Umahi defection: INEC suspends action over conflicting court judgements

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended action on court orders and motions regarding the defection of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and his Deputy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, INEC, APC, Festus Okoye, Chief Kelechi Igwe

PENGASSAN blames fuel scarcity on lack of Forex

THEPetroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, on Wednesday attributed the fuel scarcity to non-availability of forex. The PENGASSAN President, Mr Festus Osifo, made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Festus Osifo, PENGASSAN

Senate confirms 7 members of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

THE Senate at the Wednesday plenary confirmed the nomination of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Uba Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed, Prof. Michael Obadan, Prof. Festus Adeola Adenikinju, Prof. Aliyu Sanusi Rafi

Umahi: Why we can’t act on sack verdict yet – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained that the reason why the Commission was yet to act on the court judgment sacking the governor and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Festus Okoye,

INEC has 71 cases in various courts across Nigeria - Official  

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it met on Thursday, March 17, 2022, and deliberated on a wide range of issues, including the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye, PDP, APC.

INEC is determined to conducting credible elections – Commissioner

Mr Festus Okoye, Chair, Information and Voter’s Education Committee at INEC says the Commission is determined to conduct credible elections. Okoye made the declaration on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), Dr Vladmir Kreck,

Gov. Oyetola approves N927m for pension

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has approved the release of N927 million for the payment of pensions of retirees in the state.   This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Festus Oyebade, Gboyega Oyetola

Anambra’s youngest commissioner bows out after 10 years

MR Mark Okoye, the outgoing Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, in Anambra, has expressed his gratefulness to have served the state government for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 646 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Donald Duke, Gov. Willie Obiano, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Peter Obi, Mr Mark Okoye, Mr Innocent Nduanya, Rev. Maximus Muojeke

I don’t run after power, says Obasanjo

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo at the weekend, took a retrospective look on his journey of life and declared that positions of authority have always chased him... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Yemi Farounbi, Festus Adedayo, Prof. Kolawole Kazeem, Olusegun Obasanjo

INEC releases final list of candidates for Ekiti Gov

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the final list of candidates for Ekiti governorship election slated for June 18. This was a sequel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye, Abiodun Abayomi Oyebanji, Kolapo Olugbenga Kolade,

Police arraign Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife for cybercrime

THE police have arraigned Precious Chikwendu, former wife of one-time aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on a five-count charge bordering on cybercrime. Chikwendu was arraigned yesterday before Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alex Ejesieme, Victor Okoye, Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Precious Chikwendu, Femi Fani-Kayode

We are yet to receive Court judgement on Gov. Umahi, deputy- INEC

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it was yet to be served the certified True Copy of the Federal High Court that sacked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Festus Okoye, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Sen. Iyorchia Gov. Dave Umahi, Ayu, INEC, PDP, Chief Kelechi Igwe.

Aremu condoles with Keyamo over father’s death

 MR lssa Aremu, the Director-General of the Michael lmoydu National lnstitute for Labour Studies (MlNlLS), has commisserated with the Minister of State for Labour, Mr Festus... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mr Festus Keyamo, Mr lssa Aremu, Michael lmoydu, National lnstitute for Labour Studies,

Aremu condoles with Keyamo over father’s death

lSSA Aremu, the Director-General of the Michael lmoydu National lnstitute for Labour Studies, MlNlLS, has commisserated with the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo, over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Matthias Keyamo, lssa Aremu, Festus Keyamo

Okowa commiserates with Keyamo on father’s demise

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has condoled with the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Chief Festus Keyamo, (SAN) on the passing of his father,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Chief Festus Keyamo, Pa Matthias Keyamo,

FG committed to promoting skills acquisition for economic emancipation-Keyamo

MR Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour, on Friday said the Federal Government was committed towards promoting skills acquisition to ensure competitiveness and  economic emancipation. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Festus Keyamo, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu, Malam Abubakar Nuhu-Fikpo, National Directorate of Employment,

HDAN discloses why NASS should pass real estate bill

THE Housing Development Advocacy Network, HDAN, has given reasons why the National Assembly should pass the Real Estate (Regulation Development) bill. This is even as HDAN disagrees... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Aliyu Wamako, Blessing Onuh, Festus Adebayo, NASS

Growing insecurity will affect 2023 general elections – INEC

By Benprince Ezeh THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that instability caused by insecurity in the country will pose a serious challenge in conducting the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 275 times

Tags: NGE, PVC, INEC, Festus Okoye,

INEC presents list of new voters to political parties

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the list of newly registered voters to political parties. Mr Festus Okoye, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

Ogun projects 80% implementation of 2022 Annual Operational Plan for health sector

THE Ogun Government has set a target to improve the implementation status of its Health Sector Annual Operational Plan (AOP) for 2022 to 80 per cent. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: UNICEF, Dr Tomi Coker, Dr. Festus Soyinka, Dr. Kayode Kushimo, Dr. Tayo Lawal, Prince Dapo Abiodun

Signing of Electoral Bill into Law is historic - INEC

TODAY, Friday 25th February 2022, the President of the Federal Republic Nigeria signed  the Electoral Bill 2022 into law.  The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has received... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye,

INEC to disclose position on electoral act on Saturday

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will on Saturday make public its position on the 2022 Electoral Amendment Bill singed into law by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

Import of weekdays elections on electoral evolution in Nigeria

By Stanley Nwanosike.   IT is no longer news that some states’ electoral bodies are exploring the possibility of having to organise their local government elections on weekdays... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: INEC, KASIEC, Mr Festus Okoye, said that naturally there is nothing wrong with holding elections on weekdays. Ononama,

Russia, Ukraine war distorts global markets

RUSSIA'S invasion of Ukraine rattled global financial and energy markets, causing oil prices to spike and financial instruments to fall after Russian troops moved into Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Chijioke Ifediora, Prof. Bola Akinterinwa, Chief Festus Oguche, Hon. Buba Yakub, Francisca Omayuli, Mr. Ahmed Munir, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Red Cross trains journalists on life saving skills

THE Nigerian Red Cross Society, Edo Branch, says it has trained no fewer than 30 journalists on life saving skills. The Basic First Aids/Safety at Workplace capacity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Red Cross Society, Festus Alenkhe,

ASUU strike : Zik Varsity lecturers are in full compliance — Chair

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Chapter, are complying fully with the ongoing “one-month warning strike“ declared by their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Miss Ifunanya Okoye

ASUU strike : Zik Varsity lecturers are in full compliance — Chair

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),  Nnamdi Azikiwe University (NAU) Chapter, are complying fully with the ongoing “one-month warning strike“ declared by their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ifunanya Okoye,

South-South teams win third U-17 cricket championships

THE South-South team on Sunday in Abuja emerged champions of the third edition of the National Under-17 Cricket Championships. The zone defeated South-East in both the male... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Donald Okoye, Divine Uranta, Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Peter Esewi’s side.

Awka residents beg incoming governor to declare state emergency on its roads

SOME residents of Anambra have called on the incoming administration of Prof Charles Soludo, to be inaugurated on March 17, to declare a state of emergency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Prof Frank Okafor, Eyiuche Okoye, Ugonnia Okigbo, Prof Charles Soludo, Christian Beluchukwu

Sickle Cell: Commissioner urges intending couples to test before marriage

OGUN State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, has advised intending couples to go for screening to determine their blood status before getting married. Coker gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Dr Festus Soyinka, Dr Tomi Coker,

INEC calls for public scrutiny of candidates in the Ekiti election

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission, INEC, has published the personal particulars of candidates for the Ekiti State governorship election slated for June 18. INEC enjoined members of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, INEC

INEC urges members of the public scrutinise personal particulars of candidates contesting Ekiti Governorship election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says that members of the public can scrutinize the personal particulars of the candidates contesting Ekiti Governorship election.   The Commission said in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye,

Ekiti: INEC urges public to scrutinise published personal particulars of candidates

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has asked members of the public to actively participate by scrutinizing the published personal particulars of candidates contesting Ekiti governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: INEC, Festus Okoye,

Ekiti 2022: INEC releases details of candidates

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it has published the personal particulars or details of candidates for the Ekiti State governorship election. INEC fixed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, INEC

Grassroots soccer: Ondo lawmaker pledges to turn school pitch to mini-stadium

AN Ondo State lawmaker, Festus Akingbaso, has pledged to rebuild Idanre football pitch, located at the Federal Technical College in the town. Akingbaso, representing Idanre Constituency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Mr Tokunbo Akinylure, Mr Rasheed Elegbeleye, Festus Akingbaso,

INEC updates Result Viewing Portal

THE INEC Result Viewing Portal (IReV) has been updated to ensure optimum performance and accountability. Festus Okoye, national commissioner and chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, stated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: IReV, INEC, Festus Okoye

Bishop says return of School is Obi's greatest legacy project

THE newly installed Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most Rev. Dr. Jonas Benson Okoye, has described the return of school to the Church by a former Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Rev. Dr. Jonas Benson Okoye, Mr. Peter Obi,

NNPC lauds Barkindo’s leadership role in OPEC

THE NNPC Ltd. has commended Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on the role he played in the formation of Declaration of Cooperation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: NNPC Ltd, Mohammad Barkindo, OPEC, Dr Billy Okoye,

Cancer: Nigerians face challenges of prevention, treatment, care – NMA President

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Prof. Innocent Ujah, says cancer is a great burden to the Nigerian population, especially medical practitioners, because the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR), Dr. Mohammed Alkali, Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, UNTH, Breast Without Spot (BWS), Mrs. Vivianne Ihekweazu,

Nigerian Emegha joins Royal Antwerp

SUPER Eagles Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye teammate at Sparta Rotterdam and compatriot, Emmanuel Emegha has sealed a five year deal with Belgian side, Royal Antwerp. Royal Antwerp made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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Soludo: What Obasanjo and Yar’Adua Told Me

By Charles Soludo  A central issue in the quest for Nigeria’s greatness is leadership selection. Some 2,400 years ago, the great philosopher, Plato, argued that “As a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 264 times

Tags: Charles Soludo, Obasanjo, Peter Obi, Yar’Adua, INEC, PDP, Oby Ezekwesili, Rev.William Okoye, President Olusegun Obasanjo,

Buhari receives Olu of Warri, pledges fairness for Itsekiri people

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse III, five months after his coronation as the Olu of Warri. At the State House in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

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P-Square to release first song after five-year separation

REUNITED P-Square brothers Peter and Paul Okoye have hinted at a new song/album release after five years of being apart. Although the Okoye brothers have been doing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

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That call before the Eagles’ Crash

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu SUPERSTITIOUS Nigerians believe ever so vociferously that the crashing out of the Super Eagles from the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, tournament in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Alex Iwobi, Maduka Okoye, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Augustine Eguavoen, Mohammed Salah, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze. 

INEC tasks staff to prepare ahead of 2023 general elections

FESTUS Okoye, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, National commissioner, Information and Voter Education, has charged officers of the commission to brace up ahead of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Hamza Fassi-Fihri, Rev. Monday Udoh-Tom, FESTUS Okoye, INEC

2 Super Eagles team mates get death threats after Tunisia defeat

SUPER Eagles first-choice goalkeeper Maduka Okoye and midfielder Alex Iwobi have come under attack following Nigeria’s 1-0 loss to Tunisia in the Round of 16 game... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

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Professor Ralph Akinfeleye’s Festschrift slated for January 27

By Anthony Isibor   THE public presentation of the festschrift on Professor Ralph Afolabi Akinfeleye, a foremost African Journalism and Mass Communication scholar, has been scheduled for Thursday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Dr. Fassy Yusuf, Professor Lai Oso, Professor Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, Professor Innocent Okoye, Professor Umaru Pate.

Eguavoen returns to technical director position

SUPER Eagles head coach Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that he will return to his position as the technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Eguavoen stated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Youssef Msakni, Gernot Rohr, Maduka Okoye, Augustine Eguavoen

Anambra salutes Bishop Okeke  as he retires at 75

ANAMBRA State has paid a glowing tribute to the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most reverend Hilary Odili Paul Okeke, who retired at the weekend as the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Hilary Odili Paul Okeke, Bishop Jonas Benson-Okoye, Governor Willie Obiano, C. Don Adinuba, Cardinal Francis Arinze,

Tunisia upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso

TUNISIA upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles keeper Maduka Okoye... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

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Opponents of Nigeria now wary of invincible Eagles

 MANY Super Eagles’ fans across the city of Ihiala have hailed the National soccer team for ensuring an inspiring finish to their group matches of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Obiageli Okobodo, Okwundu Obiagazie, Emma Okoye, Nduka Ezendu, Kelechi Iheanacho, Umar Sadiq, Chinwendu Ezeadina, Austin Eguavoen

Events of 2003 poll, a forgotten issue - Osoba

FORMER Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba said yesterday that he had put the 2003 governorship election behind him. He said it is already a bygone issue. Osoba said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Olusegun Osoba, Dr. Festus Adedayo, Chief Kayode Odunaro.

Late top journalist, Tony Idigo laid to rest in his hometown, Aguleri 

GOV. Willie Obiano of Anambra has described late Anthony Chukwugozie Idigo as a hard-working and well-educated fellow, who has Aguleri in his mind all the time.  Gov.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: GOV. Willie Obiano, Anthony Chukwugozie Idigo, Rev. Fr. Izu Okoye,

Govt cuts gas price to GenCos

THE Federal Government is set to reduce electricity tariffs this year while improving the power supply. To achieve this, the government said it has cut down the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Festus Keyamo, Mr Godwin Jedy-Agba, Ahmad Rufai Zakari, Dr. Onoho’Omhen Ebhohimhen, Comrade Joe Ajaero, Comrade Chris Okonkwo

Don’t leave your children’s training to teachers – Proprietor

Mr Festus Adedayo, the Proprietor of a private nursery and primary school in Ilorin, has advised parents not to leave the training of their children to... Read more

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INEC fixes Feb. 26 for outstanding constituency by-elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the conduct of six outstanding constituencies by-elections in four states for Feb. 26. The commission announced this in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 212 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

INEC warns Ekiti, Osun parties against presenting unqualified candidates

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned parties participating in the Ekiti and Osun Governorship elections as well as scheduled bye-elections against presenting unqualified candidates. Any... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

AFCON 2021: Nigeria clear favourites against less fancied Sudan

TABLE-toppers Nigeria will come into their second group game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) against Sudan as clear favourites and they are expected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Olisa Ndah, Kenneth Omeruo, Maduka Okoye

Akeredolu committed to restoring electricity to Ondo south, says Commissioner

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is committed to restoring electricity to the Southern Senatorial Zone, after 14 years of total blackout. The Commissioner of Energy, Mines... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,Mr Razaq Obe, Oba Festus,Oba Olumoyegun Olumoyegun, Oniju of Iju-Odo in Okitipupa

Okaa Omee Youth Club of Nigeria honours Chigbo, Oligbo, Muoghalu, others January 8

THE Okaa Omee Youth Club of Nigeria is to honour Maureen Chigbo, publisher of Realnews Magazine Online along with Ike Oligbo, a lawyer and politician, and... Read more

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Revealed: How Peter Okoye, Rudeboy, his twin brother reconciled

NIGERIAN singer, Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr. P, has revealed how he and his twin brother Rudeboy buried the hatchet after their four-year feud. Mr P,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: Peter Okoye, Rudeboy, Mr. P, P-Square comeback show

Anambra Congratulates Cheluchi Onyemelukwe, Chichi Aniagolu-Okoye & AIG Garba Umar

THE government and people of Anambra State have lauded Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onubia for winning the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature; ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye for being appointed the West... Read more

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Education remains key for economic transformation–Keyamo

FESTUS Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, on Monday, said that education, especially life-long learning, remained essential for economic transformation in any nation. Keyamo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 169 times

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PENGASSAN rejects forced vaccination on Nigerians

THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has rejected forced COVID-19 vaccination on Nigerians by the federal government. Festus Osifo, PENGASSAN president,  said... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 138 times

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INEC urges media to sensitise Nigerians on democratic rights to broaden base of electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the media should play an active role in sensitising Nigerians on their democratic rights, duties and responsibilities.... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Festus Okoye, Sam Olumekun, INEC

Super Eagles defeat Liberia’s Lone Star 2 -0 in Morocco

The Super Eagles on Saturday defeated the Lone Star of Liberia 2-0 at the Grand Stade de Tangier, Morocco, in a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 217 times

Tags: Cape Verde’s Blue Sharks, Ahmed Musa, de Souza, Tunisian referee Youssef Essrayri, Jamilu Collins, Moses Simon, Maduka Okoye, Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles, Lone Star of Liberia,

Soludo, Ibezim receive certificates of return from INEC

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Governorship candidate in the Nov. 6 election in Anambra, has received his Certificate of Return from the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 222 times

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INEC presents certificate of return to Soludo on Friday

INEC presents certificate of return to Soludo on Friday THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is to present the certificate of return as the governor-elect of Anambra... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 244 times

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INEC adjusts voting timeline for Ihiala LGA supplementary election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has adjusted the timeline for supplementary election in Ihiala local government area to begin by 10am. This followed the suspension... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 179 times

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Outrage as Andy Uba attacks Bishop JonasBenson Okoye and other spiritual leaders

THE outrage arising from the gratuitous criticism of top spiritual leaders in Anambra State by the group working for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags: APC, Olusegun Obasanjo, JonasBenson Okoye, Andy Uba

Catholic cleric recounts ordeal in hands of herdsmen

REVEREND Father Cornelius Okoye, catholic priest and the Vicar of St Theresa’s Parish Agulu, escaped death by the whiskers following attack by suspected herdsmen on October... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 260 times

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Mbisiogu dissociate self from purported PDP group

BUSINESS mogul and industrialist, Mr. Festus Mbisiogu, has dissociated himself from his purported nomination into a Peoples Democratic  Party (PDP) group in Imo State, which was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 233 times

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INEC begins display of newly registered voters’ details

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the nationwide display of details of newly registered voters in the first quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voter... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 482 times

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2nd quarter of CVR begins October 4 as INEC registers over 3 million fresh voters in 12 weeks

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has registered over 3 million Nigerians in the ongoing continuous voters' registration, CVR, exercise in 12 weeks. Festus Okoye,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 453 times

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How LG deputy chairman, wife, children escape death after 3-storey building collapse

NDUKWE Okechukwu, the deputy chairman, Aniri Local Government Area of the state has narrated how his three children and wife escaped death by whiskers after a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 219 times

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Why Anita is divorcing “Rudeboy” Paul Okoye Anita

ACCORDING to Vanguard, the 7-year old marriage of Paul Okoye, one half of defunct music duo P Square popularly known as Rude boy and his entrepreneur... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 260 times

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Anambra 2021: Group urges support for APC’s Sen. Uba

THE Media Team, Local Government Areas (LGAs) Campaign Coordinators for Sen. Andy Uba of Anambra All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed for support in the Nov. 6,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 147 times

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