200 results found for Mr Yakubu Elkana

ECOWAS holds meeting on regulating arms brokering in the Region  

THE ECOWAS Small Arms and Light Weapons Division, SALW, through the Organised Crime: West African Response to Trafficking, OCWAR-T, project organised a Technical Experts Meeting for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Piex Joseph Ahoba, Afia A. Yakubu, ECOWAS

Yakubu Barde emerges PDP candidate for Chikun/Kajuru

MR Yakubu Barde, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Elizabeth Abuk who announced the result on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Mr Yakubu Barde, Elizabeth Abuk

We’ll hold CAN, Kumuyi responsible for eventuality in crusade – IPOB

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has stated it will hold Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church Pastor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Pastor Williams Kumuyi, CAN, IPOB, Deborah Yakubu, Emma Powerful

Pilgrimage: NCPC boss inspects airport facilities, seeks NIS’ support

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, said he has held strategic meetings with stakeholders, ahead of the pilgrimage to Israel, Jordan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Kemi Nandap, Victoria Shin-Aba, Rev. Yakubu Pam

Businessman arraigned for alleged forgery

A 53-year old businessman, Abdulrazaq Tunde, was on Friday re-arraigned in an Upper Area Court Gwagwalada, FCT, for alleged forgery.   The police charged Tunde who resides in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Sani Umar, Fatima Sanni, Vincent Dominion, Dabo Yakubu, Abdulrazaq Tunde

Cancel planned crusade in Abia, IPOB warns Kumuyi

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has advised the General Supritendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, to cancel the planned crusade in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Deborah Yakubu, Emma Powerful, William Kumuyi

Yobe Assembly denies impeachment move against Gov. Buni

YOBE Assembly has denied impeachment move against Gov. Mai Mala Buni. The lawmakers at a briefing in Damaturu also issued a legal threat against the publishers of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Mohammed Yakubu Lai-lai, Abdullahi Bazua, Mai Mala Buni

2023: My experience under Buhari places me ahead of others – Osinbajo

 PROF. Yemi Osinbajo says his experience as Nigeria’s Vice President in the last seven years under President Muhammadu Buhari has placed him in high pedestal to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 63 times

Tags:  Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Chief Sunday Fagbemi, Mr Yakubu Danladi, Kayode Alabi

Deborah’s immolation: All religion and no faith

By Chidi Anselm Odinkalu      CORDELIA Ego Ejiofor died like no one should, clobbered to death by her employer. Her dead body was never found. Around December 3,... Read more

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

Tags: Sanusi Abubakar, Cordelia Ego Ejiofor, Alhaji Rauph Gaji, Deborah Yakubu

Don’t vilify Tambuwal over Sokoto mob killing – Group

DIVERSITY Bridge Builders Collective (DBBC), a coalition of advocates for true inclusion, zero prejudice and peaceful coexistence, has said Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal should not be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Fend Mancha, Hassan Kukah, Deborah Yakubu, Aminu Tambuwal

A chat with Buni and random musings

By Hassan Gimba I should have come with the second and, most likely, concluding part of the article, “Of banditry and shared sovereignty”, but Nigeria nowadays is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Tijjani Musa Tumsah, Mai Mala Buni, Deborah Yakubu, Muhammadu Buhari

2023 elections: NSA directs security agencies to monitor, profile political actors

THE National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has tasked heads of security and law enforcement agencies to step up close monitoring and profiling of... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Sanusi Galadima, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC

Orji Kalu condemns killing of Deborah Yakubu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the gruesome murder of a student of Shehu Shahari College of Education,  Sokoto, Ms Deborah... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Orji Kalu, Deborah Yakubu

Kogi PHCDA holds inaugural board meeting, calls for improved funding

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA on Thursday called for adequate funding to enhance service delivery for residents of the state.  The agency’s board... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dr Mary Onoja-Alexander, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Mrs Ojonugwa Achimugu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Continuous Voter Registration closes by June 30-INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says its ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will end on June 30. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in his remarks... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, EFCC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Ene Obi

Primaries: INEC rejects parties’ request to extend deadline by 2 months

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday rejected the request by political parties to extend the June 3, deadline by two months for them to conclude their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Yusuf Sani

INEC rejects parties request for adjustment of polls timetable

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday turned down a request by the 18 political parties to alter the timetable for the 2023 general elections. The commission... Read more

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

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu, Iyorcha Ayu, Victor Oye, Yabagi Sani, Samuel Anyanwu, Abdullahi Adamu, Iyiola Omisore

ODORBN Registrar bags multiple awards on Ethics, Integrity

PROF. Ebele Uzodike, Registrar/ CEO of Optometrist and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN) has been conferred with the ‘Integrity Icon of Nigeria’, ‘Ethical conduct’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 315 times

Tags: Prince Salli Yakubu, Prof. Ebele Uzodike

VCs committee initiates medical exchange programmes to check low capacity

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU) says it is collaborating with universities in Egypt to initiate Medical Mobility Exchange programmes to address low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, CVCNU

Nigeria remains strategic in realisation of continental initiatives— Oyewole

THE Association of African Universities (AAU) has praised Nigeria for being strategic in the realisation of the continental initiatives that the association needs to work with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Nodumo Dhlamini, Prof. Olusola Oyewole

2023: What INEC did to 124 political parties

NO fewer than 124 political groups that applied for registration as political parties have been technically excluded from participating in the 2023 general elections by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, SERVICOM, INEC, Olayide Okuonghae,

Euphoria as durbar returns to Katsina 3 years after

DESPITE the scorching sun in Katsina on Monday, thousands of residents and visitors alike trooped to the emir’s palace after leaving their various Eid grounds to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Rabe Darma, Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, Mannir Yakubu, Aminu Bello Masari

INEC pledges credible elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission says it will spare no effort in ensuring that elections continue to get better, freer, fairer more credible and more inclusive. INEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Insecurity in Nigeria will end if we engage in productive ventures —-NCPC boss

THE Executive Secretary Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) Rev. Yakubu Pam, has said that the insecurity in Nigeria would end if we engage in productive ventures. Pam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: David Gyang, Simon Lalong, Rev. Yakubu Pam

Nigeria’s deadly marriages: How 49 husbands, wives were killed in 15 months

AT least 49 spouses reportedly died between January 2021 and March 2022, data compiled by Daily Trust Saturday have revealed. The data showed that 35 women were killed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Emmanuel Chigozie, Muhammed Alpha, Ovye Yakubu, Pauline Tallen, Osinachi Nwachukwu

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Taraba, kills 7 children, destroys 300 houses

ABDULHAKIM Hashim recently had a discussion with his three little children on how they will celebrate the Eid-el Fitr. Little did he know that two out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Bello Dauda,, Musa Garba, Yakubu Inuwa, Abdulhakim Hashim

Mixed reactions trail Plateau’s plan to domesticate National Contributory Pension Scheme

MIXED reactions trailed a public hearing at the Plateau House of Assembly on Thursday on the planned domestication of the National Contributory Pension Scheme. Some labour unions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Mr Makwin Arandong, Mr Eugene Manji, Mr Saleh Yipmong, Mr Sunday Hyatt, Mr Yakubu Sanda, Mr Edward Ekpenyong,

NCPC to explore more holy sites in Turkey

REV Yakubu Pam, the the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission NCPC(NCPC) has said that NCPC would explore more Holy Sites in Turkey.    Pam disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: NCPC, Rev Yakubu Pam, Ms Idil Saguni

Police command cautions residents against promoting rumours, fake news

THE Police Command in Lagos State has expressed its  displeasure over  the continuous publication of fake news by some social media outfits and cautioned  them and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, Bala Elkana,  Joy Akom Adole, Benjamin Hundeyin

IOM chief applauds NIDCOM's diaspora engagements

FRANTZ Celestin, the out-going Chief of Mission, International Organisation for Migration, IOM, says the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, under the Chairmanship of Abike Dabiri-Erewa is at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: NIDCOM, Frantze Celestin, Sule Yakubu Bassi, Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

Nasarawa govt apprehends 211 persons for violating sanitation laws

THE enforcement teams from the Nasarawa State Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on Saturday arrested 211 persons for allegedly violating environmental sanitation laws. Mr Abubakar Mohammed,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Yakubu Kwanta, Abubakar Mohammed

NYSC tasks Gombe residents on hygiene

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Gombe State, on Saturday, tasked residents of the state to ensure proper sanitation and hygiene to stem the spread of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 84 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Ada Imoni, Alhaji Yakubu Abdullahi,

INEC unveils 2022-2026 strategic plan, election project plan.

By Anthony Isibor. THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has unveiled a 2022-2026 Strategic Plan, SP, and the 2023 Election Project Plan, EPP. The Strategic Plan 2022-2026 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

2023 election timetable will not be changed – INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, National chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the dates for all activities in the Timetable and Schedule of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC,

INEC chairman directs parties to submit membership register 30 days before primaries

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed all registered political parties to submit copies of their membership register to the commission, in compliance with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Nothing’ll stop 2023 polls —INEC

IN SPITE of the raging waves of insecurity in the country and the killing of one of its staff on voter registration duty last week in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Major General Babagana Monguno, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

NCPC begins 2021 main pilgrimage in May – Executive Secretary

REV Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, (NCPC) says the 2021 main Pilgrimage exercise to Israel, Jordan and Rome  will commence by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Yakubu Pam

NEMA sensitises Plateau communities to flooding, others

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has expressed preparedness to sensitised Plateau communities to how to avert flooding and other disasters during the rainy season.   Mr Eugene... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Alhaji Alamin Yakubu, Mrs Linda Adokwu, Hajia Bintu Aliyu, NEMA,

FRSC decorates 30 officers in Benue

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday decorated 30 officers with new ranks in its Benue Command. Performing the ceremony, the state’s Sector Commander, Mr Yakubu... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Yakubu Mohammed, Odafe Kagho,

Zamfara lauds partners for strengthening social protection programmes

THE Zamfara Government has commended UkAid and Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)-fundedproject “Expanding Social Protection for Inclusive Development (ESPID)” for strengthening social protection programmes in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Commonwealth Development, Expanding Social Protection for Inclusive Development (ESPID), Alhaji Yakubu Tsafe, Yusuf Sabo, Zamfara Social Protection Platform (ZSPP), Nura Muhammad,

Guber race: Katsina Deputy governor resigns as agric. commissioner

THE Katsina State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,  has resigned his position as the state’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources to join the 2023 gubernatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Musa-Kalla, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,

New Ikom bridge, testament of Pres. Buhari’s leadership qualities – APC Lobby Group

THE Youth Lobby Group of the Cross River All Progressive Congress (APC), has said that the construction of the new Ikom Bridge is a testament of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Gen. Yakubu Gowon,

Firm CEO distances self from AMAC politics

ALHAJI Yakubu Saidu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Masarki Nigeria Ltd., a construction company, has cautioned some politicians in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Saidu, Masarki Nigeria Ltd, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Coalition of Non-indigenes and Indigenes For Peace in AMAC (CNIFPA),

2023: Youth will emerge Nigeria’s president, Accord Party chairman

THE national chairman, Accord Party, Muhammad Lawal Nalado, said he is optimistic that youth will emerge as the President of Nigeria if the 2023 election is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Ibrahim Babangida, Yakubu Gowon, Christopher Imumolen, Muhammad Lawal Nalado

Actors Guild holds night of tributes in honour of late Lari Williams

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and the Artistes Village Communiy on Friday celebrated the life and times of Nigerian multi-talented artiste, late Lari Williams.   The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Emeka Rollas, Abubakar Yakubu, Mufu Onifade, Actors Guild of Nigeria, late Lari Williams

Yakubu urges Nigerians to take advantage of CVR

NIGERIA'S electoral umpire, inec, has appealed to Nigerians to take advantage of its ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise to register, update and obtain their voters... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

Ex-pension director bags 6-year jail term, supreme court affirms

THE Supreme Court of Nigeria, on Wednesday, in Abuja, affirmed the six years imprisonment imposed on a former Federal Director of Pensions (FDP), Mr John Yakubu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 127 times

Tags: John Yakubu Yusuf, Tijjani Abubakar

Nearly 45% Of Voter Registration Invalid, 1.85 Million PVCs Ready – INEC

About 45 per cent of completed voter registrations across the country are invalid, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

CVR: Number of new registrants impressive, shows readiness for 2023 elections - INEC

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed satisfaction at the large number of registrants, who have so far turned out... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

FG empowers Bauchi pastoral women farmers with skills

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has empowered pastoral women farmers at Sullubawa community in Bauchi local government area of Bauchi state . Dr.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Abdulkadir, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD),

44.6% of voters registered since 2021 are invalid – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said 44.6 per cent of voters who have registered since 2021 are invalid. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

Defection: Court vacation stalls judgment in suit seeking Dogara’s sack

THE Federal High Court, FHC’s vacation has stalled the judgment in suit seeking for the declaration of the seat of Rep Yakubu Dogara vacant on account... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Taiwo Taiwo, Jubrin Jubrin, Donatus Okorowo, Yakubu Dogara

NCPC Boss seeks increased synergy with media

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has called for increased synergy between the media and the commission to educate intending pilgrims. Pam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigerian Pilot Newspaper, Chuks Ohuegbe,

Appointment: Gov. Sule nominates former Revenue Board Chairman, 3 members

GOV. Abdullahi Sule  has nominated Ahmed Muhammad-Yakubu, the immediate past Chairman of Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service and three board members for reappointment. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Speaker... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Ahmed Muhammad-Yakubu, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Sabo Balarabe Usman, Emmanuel Zachariah, Ali Mohammed Doma,

4 dead in accident in Benue

THE Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Benue, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, says four persons died in a road accident that occurred on Thursday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: FRSC, Mr Yakubu Mohammed, Orientation Camp, St. Christopher’s Hospital

Plateau: NOA cautions students against political thuggery, other vices

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday advised students of National Television Authority (NTA ) TV College, Jos, to shun political thuggery and other social vices. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Yakubu Gomos, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Security, Defence

2023: INEC seeks UN support on voter education, four other areas

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified voter education and sensitisation as one of the core areas it would require the support of the United... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Serge Gakwandi Kubwimana

Jonathan mourns two police aides killed in auto crash

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed deep sadness over the tragic death of two police officers attached to him, in a road crash at the vicinity... Read more

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

Tags: Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Mr Ikechukwu Eze, Inspectors Ibrahim Abazi, Yakubu Toma,

Police arraign 2 men for allegedly stealing properties worth N20m

By Patience Yakubu,  Two men, Isah Abdulrahaman and Suleiman Mohammed, were on Tuesday arraigned at a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ court for allegedly stealing their employer’s properties worth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Patience Yakubu, Ibrahim EmmanuelAbdul-Akim Audu,  Isah Abdulrahaman, Suleiman Mohammed, Insp. Chidi Leo,Hajiya Biliksu Ahmed,

NYSC opens garment factory, others to boost IGR

NATIONAL Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has commissioned North-Central Skill Acquisition Centre, SAED, and the garment, bakery and water factories located in Keffi, Nasarawa State to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Shuaibu lbrahim, TY Buratai, AB Danbazau, Abdullahi Adamu, Yakubu Gowon, Abdullahi Sule

How NRC ignored warnings on planned attack on Abuja-Kaduna train

FRESH facts in the aftermath of last Monday’s fatal attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train service have shed more light on the failure of officials at different levels... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Yakubu, Fidet Okhiria, Leo Irabor, Samuel Aruwan

Afforestation: Adamawa Govt tasks women on tree planting

THE Adamawa Government has tasked women in the state on tree planting in order to curb the menace of climate change. Mrs Saso Ali, the Permanent Secretary,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Hajiya Aishatu Yakubu, Saso Ali

Why we’ve not made PVCs available – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained that the printing of Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, for new registrants was being delayed by the cleaning up... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Why we have not made PVCs available –INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday disclosed that printing of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) for new registrants was being  delayed by its robust cleaning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

SERAP seeks details of safeguards on privacy, security of election data from INEC

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP has urged Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to “widely publish the details of... Read more

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

Tags: SERAP, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

NUGA: UNILAG wins gold in Taekwondo Lightweight category

SHOLA Olowookere of the University of Lagos, UNILAG has emerged champion of the Lightweight category of the Taekwondo event after a testy match against Olubanjo Awoyele... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: UNILAG, Shola Olowookere, Mercy Yakubu, Joy Aiyegbeni

Defection: Court slates April 11 for judgement in PDP’s suit against Dogara

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed April 11 to deliver judgement in a suit the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, filed to declare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Federal High Court, Yakubu Dogara

Defection: Court fixes April 11 for judgment in suit seeking Dogara’s sack

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed April 11 for judgment in suit seeking for the declaration of the seat of Rep Yakubu Dogara vacant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, INEC, APC, Governor David Umahi, Yakubu Dogara, Jubrin Jubrin,

Regulations, guidelines for 2023 Poll to be ready in 10 months, says Yakubu

PROF Mahmood Yakubu Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the regulations and guidelines for the 2023 general election will be ready in ten... Read more

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

Tags: John Palfrey, Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Elections: Corps members, other ad-hoc staff get insurance cover

YOUTH corps members and other ad-hoc workers engaged for the conduct of elections will get insurance cover under the Independent National Electoral Commission Personnel Hazard Policy. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Maj. Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, NYSC

INEC, NYSC sign reviewed MoU

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Tuesday signed reviewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations, on... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Anthony-Oriaran, Saád Idris, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

FG charges Nigerians to proffer indigenous solutions to country’s challenges

THE Federal Government says Nigerians can contribute their quota to Nigeria’s digital economy by being digitally creative and initiating indigenous solutions to the country’s challenges. The Minister... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Musa, Kashifu Inuwa, Babangida Gilo, Isah Pantami

Plateau Assembly declares embattled Speaker’s seat vacant

THE Plateau State House of Assembly has declared the seat of embattled speaker, Abok Ayuba, vacant. Abok, the Member representing Jos East State constituency in the House,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, Yakubu Sanda, Abok Ayuba, APC, PDP,

Student docked for allegedly threatening to kill neighbours

A 20-year-old student, Yakubu Muhammed, was on Tuesday docked in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT for allegedly threatening to kill his neighbours. The police charged... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Muhammed, Abdullahi Tanko,

NPA, Navy partner to end capital flight on hydrographic training

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on Sunday, said it will partner the Nigerian Navy, to end capital flight, in the training of Hydrographers. In a press statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Ibrahim Nasiru, Rear-Admiral, Yakubu Wambai

Senate President, AbdulRazaq, Umar bag Emirate titles in Kwara

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, was on Sunday turbaned as the Kaura Kaiama – the defender of Kaiama Emirate – to reward his administration’s developmental strides... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Alhaji Muazu Shehu Omar, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Prof. Ahmed Tijani Mura, Rt. Hon. Salihu Yakubu Danladi, Ibrahim Umar Bologi II, Prof. Mamman Saba Jibril, Senators Yahaya Olorie

NPA, Nigerian Navy collaborate on local capacity building in hydrographic survey

AS the size and number of merchant ships continue to rise, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, says it is ready to collaborate with the Nigerian Navy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Ibrahim Nasiru, Yakubu Wambai, Mohammed Bello-Koko

NCPC Boss urges leaders to be steadfast, seeks unity in Northern region

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPA, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged leaders to remain steadfast in the service of the people. Pam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Hassan Jonga, NCPA, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Mr Aminu Zang, Mr Gini Umar,

Journalists Threaten To Boycott INEC’s Activities In Ebonyi

JOURNALISTS in Ebonyi State have threatened to boycott all activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the State following the unfriendly disposition of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Francis Nwafiru, David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Clement Oha, Uchenna Inya, Prof Mahmud Yakubu

Masari urges political appointees eyeing elective positions to abide by electoral act

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged political appointees, who desire to contest elective offices in 2023, to comply with the provisions of the electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Gov. Aminu Masari, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu, President Muhammad Buhari,

Suspended DCP Abba Kyari’s wife collapses in court

RAMATU Yakubu Kyari, wife of the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, on Monday, slumped shortly after a Federal High Court, Abuja, adjourned the bail application of her... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: NDLEA, Justice Nwite, Ramatu Yakubu Kyari, DCP Abba Kyari,

APC crisis: Stop meddling in parties’ internal affairs, Olawepo-Hashim tells INEC

CHIEFTAIN of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has asked the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu to stop... Read more

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

Tags: Rose Oriaran-Anthony, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

Gowon appeals to Plateau residents to coexist in peace

ELDER statesman and former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has appealed to Plateau residents on peaceful coexistence to stimulate development. Gowon made the call while... Read more

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

Tags: Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Lalong

650 NDLEA officers graduate from Army Infantry School

NDLEA has scaled up its preparedness to intensify the war against drug cartels as 650 of its operatives graduated from the Nigerian Army School of Infantry,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Col. Yakubu Bako, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, Femi Babafemi, NDLEA

Committee of Vice Chancellors decries illegal admissions in universities

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU), has decried the illegal admission of students into the universities.   Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Secretary-General, CVCNU, disclosed this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: ASUU, JAMB, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities,

NCPC Boss names Kaigama spiritual leader for 2021/2022 Easter Pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has named the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, to lead the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Bishop Kaigama, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Alleged N29bn fraud: Court adjourns Nyako, son’s trial

THE Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, adjourned the alleged  fraud trial of a former Governor of Adamawa,  Murtala Nyako and his son, Abdulaziz until March 10. The... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Okon Abang,  Murtala Nyako, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, Mr Kanu Agabi, Mr Yakubu Maikyau

IWD: INEC pledges to promote women’s interest in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will continue to promote women’s interests and partner with them for free, fair, credible and inclusive elections. INEC Chairman,... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

NCPC urges Adamawa intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors

The Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev.has called on intending pilgrims from Adamawa to be good ambassadors and shun abscondment while performing the spiritual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Rev. Zidon Zenald, Bishop Peter Bath, Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Yakubu Pam,

Hope-Ivbaze becomes Ag. GM, Corporate Affairs, FAAN

MRS Faithful Hope-Ivbaze has been appointed the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, FAAN

INEC may suspend CVR in July — Official

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday says it may likely suspend the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise in July.     Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Nasarawa: We’ll leverage Artificial Intelligence to boost IGR – NSIRS chairman

THE Chairman, Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service (NSIRS), Ahmed Yakubu, says the agency will explore  Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve revenue generation in the state.   Yakubu said ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ahmed Yakubu, NSIRS, Ahmed Yakubu Muhammad,

Qatar Airways inaugural flight lands in Port Harcourt

QATAR Airways’ inaugural flight on Thursday landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwe, Rivers, amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed,Qatar Airways,Gov. Nyesom Wike,Dr Ipalino Harry-Banigo,

Doha-Kano flight’ll promote bilateral ties between Qatar, Nigeria – Envoy

NIGERIA'S Ambassador to Qatar Yakubu Ahmed has said that the launch of a direct flight from Qatar to Nigeria will promote economic, political, and socio-cultural relations... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Ahmed,

INEC has implemented many recommendations on 2019 general elections - Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says its has implemented many of the 178 recommendations made by accredited domestic and international observers on the 2019 general... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, Maria Arena, EU Observation Mission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Samuela Isopi

Electoral Act: IPAC advises NASS to expunge contentious clause

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has advised the National Assembly (NASS) to initiate the process of expunging the contentious clause 84 (12) in the Electoral Act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Mr Yabagi Yusuf, INEC

Substandard tyres: SON closes 30 shop, 3 truck loads

ABOUT 30 shops containing suspected substandard and compromised new tyres were sealed by enforcement officers of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, with the support of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Mallam Farouk Salim, Dauda Yakubu, SON

In Niger, bandits take newlywed brides

BANDITS abducted newly wedded brides in Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State at the weekend. Daily Trust gathered that the gunmen, who first raided about 10... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Emmanuel Umar, Yakubu Mohammed, Danjuma Dabban

INEC releases new dates for 2023 general election

FOLLOWING the signing into law the new Electoral Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released new dates... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 283 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari

Electoral Act: We’re bequeathing lasting legacy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

2 people get 12 strokes of cane each for stealing AC units, orthopedic mattresses

A Gwagwalada Senior Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced Rebecca Danjuma, 25 and Andrew Magdem, 23, to 12 strokes of cane each for stealing nine split AC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Muhammad Munir, Dabo Yakubu, Ofor Ikechukwu, Rebecca Danjuma, Andrew Magdem,

INEC welcomes new commissioners

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, welcomes the six new national INEC commissioners who were sworn in by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: INEC, Mobibbo Abubakar Akali, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Sam Olumekun, Kenneth Nnamdi Ukeagu, Rhoda Gumus, Mohammed Haruna, President Muhammadu Buhari,

INEC swears-in new Resident Electoral Commissioner

By Christabel Ejenike THE Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has sworn in a new Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in a conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Olaniyi Babalola Ijalaye,

Buhari swears-in 6 INEC Commissioners

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, administered oath of office to the six newly appointed national commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commissioners, INEC. The brief ceremony which... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila,

Mother dumps 3-month-old own baby for N120, 000

JUSTINA Yakubu, 28, a lactating mother, has been arrested for allegedly selling her own baby for N120,000 in Adamawa State. Yakubu was apprehended with Esther Romanus, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Sawe Nicholas, Jamilu Suleiman, Justina Yakubu, Esther Romanus,

APC reschedules date for national convention

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday announced the postponement of its national convention earlier slated for February 26 to March 26. The development confirms an exclusive report by LEADERSHIP on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Ugokwe Prince, Aliyu Audu, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Abdullahi Adamu, Mai Mala Buni, APC

Lawmakers tango with Executive over payment of newly-recruited teachers in Nasarawa

NASARAWA State Legislature gave the Executive a two-week ultimatum on Monday to pay 496 newly employed secondary school teachers their three months outstanding salary arrears. The lawmakers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Zaka Yakubu, Abari Aboki, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi,

Roles of women in crisis resolution by IHRC ambassador

THE Ambassador-at- Large, Country Head for Nigeria and Commissioner for West African countries of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Dr Friday Sani, says women play... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Friday Sani, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mama Zimi Pam, International Human Rights Commission,

Shun social vices, Kogi commissioner urges students

MR Wemi Jones, the Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology,  has advised students to embrace hard work, be focused and shun all forms of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mr Wemi Jones, Mr Yakubu Oguche,

APC govs pressure state chairmen to shift convention

SOME governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have launched an underground move to shift next Saturday’s national convention of the party. The... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Governor Ben Ayade, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.

SPW: 2800 beneficiaries have not received stipends in Zamfara

NO fewer than 2800 beneficiaries of the federal government’s Special Public Works programme in Zamfara State are yet to receive their stipends one year after flag... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Kabiru Abubakar, Abdullahi Yakubu

What happens if Buhari signs electoral bill after Tuesday?

INDICATIONS have emerged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, may have to postpone the scheduled conduct of the 2023 general elections if President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more

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

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Yabagi Sani, Samson Itodo, Muhammadu Buhari

102-year-old declares for 2023 presidency

A 102-year-old woman, Nonye Josephine Ezeanyaeche, has declared intention to join the 2023 presidential race. The indigene of Aguata in Anambra State however didn’t state the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Yakubu Ibn Mohammed, Caro Nwosu, Nonye Josephine Ezeanyaeche

Northern celebrities pay courtesy visit to Osinbajo

A large delegation made up of notable artistes, musicians, entertainers and creatives from the Northern part of the country paid a courtesy call on the Vice... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Rikadawa, Yusuf Haruna, Yakubu Mohammed, Dauda Adamu Rarara, Laolu Akande, Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo

We are being marginalized from public office, Lagosians tell court

A group under the aegis of Lagosians Advocacy Group, LAG, has dragged the Federal Character Commission, FCC, and 18 others before Justice Ambrose Lewis-Allagoa of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 393 times

Tags: Adeleke Ogunnuga, Yakubu Eleto, Adeyemi Onikoro, Shittu Akeem, Nurudeen Aregbeshola, Olamide Ibrahim. M.S. Saliu

Chief Imam in Kaduna South is dead

ALHAJ Sheikh Adam Tahir, the chief Imam of Jama’a Emirate in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state, has died at the age of 130, Daily... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Kabir D. Kassim, Alhaji Yakubu Isa

Elections: INEC to devolve CVR to Ward level in Ekiti, Osun

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has decided to devolve the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, to Ward levels in both Ekiti and Osun States. The... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

Plateau Assembly confirms Dalyop as president, Customary Court of Appeal

THE Plateau State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed Justice Blessing Dalyop as the substantive President of Customary Court of Appeal.   The Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, who read... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Justice Blessing Dalyop, Gov. Simon Lalong, Yakubu Sanda, Mrs Esther Dusu

Gowon to chair Fayemi’s book presentation in Abuja

 A former Head of State, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon  is to chair public presentation of a book entitled: “Unfinished Greatness: Envisioning a New Nigeria”, authored by... Read more

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

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UNILAG VC receives integrity award

 THE Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation, an NGO, on Monday presented an award of Integrity Icon of Nigeria (IION) to the Vice-Chancellor of University... Read more

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

Tags: Prince Musa Yakubu, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe.

NNDC shareholders to distribute N125m dividends, bonus shares

SHAREHOLDERS of New Nigeria Development Company Limited, NNDC, have approved the distribution of cash dividends of N100 million, amounting to 20 kobo per share for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Tanimu Yakubu, NNDC, Musa Bello

Actors Guild of Nigeria hosts national patrons

THE President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, hosted the National Patrons of the Guild at a dinner meeting that was held in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Ajility Onwurah, Steve Eboh, Kareem Mohammed, VAN, Chinyere Winfred, Abubakar Yakubu, Kenneth Okonkwo, Bishop Sam Zuga, Alex Ejiamatu Nwokeabia, Nnamdi Nwigwe, Anyim Pius Anyim, Suleiman Adejoh, Princ

2023 presidency: Tambuwal, Bafarawa, Shagari meet Makarfi

AS permutations and consultations towards the 2023 general election gather momentum, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, former governor of the state Attahiru Bafarawa, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, Mukhtar Shagari, Attahiru Bafarawa, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Commission plans to take 10,000 pilgrims to Israel, Jordan

 The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) plans to take 10,000 pilgrims to Israel and Jordan in 2022. Addressing staff members of the commission when he visited the... Read more

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

Tags: Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

APC, PDP, others sign peace agreement over FCT polls

AHEAD of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Area Council election, the leadership and candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition Peoples... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Bello, Basil Idigwu, Usman Usman Alkali-Baba, Mahmood Yakubu

FAAN appeals to passengers over baggage processing system breakdown

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to passengers over the breakdown in the baggage processing system at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),

FCT polls: INEC bans mobile phones, threatens to prosecute vote buyers

By Benprince Ezeh THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned political parties to desist from vote-buying and insist against the use of mobile phones at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Kano State Govt lauds Sassakawa Africa for transformation in agriculture

THE Kano State Government has lauded the Sassakawa Africa Association, SAA, for the rapid transformation recorded in agriculture in the state.   Nasiru Gawuna, the state Deputy Governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ibrahim Garba, Sani Miko, Junaidu Yakubu, Alhaji Balarabe Hassan, Nasiru Gawuna

Kogi health agency denies cash- for- COVID-19- vaccination allegation

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has denied reports  of alleged  demand  for money from clients by COVID-19 administrators for  vaccine. An NGO, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

3 Scholars receives NNOM awards on medicine, science

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, in Abuja conferred the Nigerian National Order of Merit, NNOM, Award for years 2020 and 2021 on three Nigerians who distinguished... Read more

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

Tags: George Akume, Shekarau Yakubu Aku, Femi Adesina, Godwin O. Samuel Ekhaguere, Charles Ejike Chidume, Oluyinka Olurotimi Olutoye, Muhammadu Buhari

Kano APC crisis: Party sets up 5-man, upholds Ganduje as party leader

THE National Secretariat of the APC has set up a five-man “National/State Joint Supervisory Committee” to implement the template to resolve the lingering crisis in the... Read more

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

Tags: Abba Ali, Yakubu Dogara, Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Abdullahi Gashua, Abdullahii Umar Ganduje, Ibrahim Shekarau

Time up for old leaders, need for power shift

DID you have electricity in your area to watch the finals of 2021 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, between Senegal and Egypt? I ask because we... Read more

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

Tags: Jelani Aliyu, Pat Utomi, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Akinwumi Adesina, Yakubu Dogara, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, Dave Umahi, Abubakar Sani Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Prof Ki

APC Sets Up Peace Committee In Kano, Reinstates Ganduje As Party Leader

THE National Secretariat of the APC has set up a five-man “National/State Joint Supervisory Committee” to implement the template to resolve the lingering crisis in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Yakubu Dogara, Senator Abba Ali, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau., APC, Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Governor Abdullahii Umar Ganduje,

Cleric advocates peaceful transition of power, hold peace summit

APOSTLE Chuks Alozie, the National Coordinator, National Peace Summit and Awards, has emphasised the need for peace, especially with the current hype in political activities, ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Ahmad Yerima, Madhu Karishan, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Azubuike Ihejirika, Yakubu Gowon, Chuks Alozie, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Senate president says Buhari can't wait to develop Nigeria

AHMAD Lawan, the President of the Senate, has said that the government of President Muhammadu Buhari is in a hurry to develop Nigeria. Lawan made the remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Bello Mandiya, Yakubu Oseni, Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Lola Ashiru, Smart Adeyemi, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan

Cancer Day: Expert advocates integration of cancer services in primary health care programmes

The Head, Clinical Services at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC), Abakaliki, Dr Emmanuel Yakubu, has advocated integration of cancer services in primary health centres’ schedule... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Clinical Services at the National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC), Dr Emmanuel Yakubu,

Osinbajo, Jonathan, Gowon attend Shonekan’s funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State Yakubu Gowon are among the dignitaries who graced the funeral of Chief Ernest... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Goodluck Jonathan, Yakubu Gowon, Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Mr Boss Mustapha, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Gov. Dapo Abiodun,

INEC expresses readiness for council election in FCT

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed its readiness to conduct the council election in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, which is only... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

NITDA engages Lagos tech innovators for enhanced productivity

THE National  Information  Technology Development Agency, NITDA,  on Thursday, held a meeting with the Lagos State Software and Innovation ecosystem stakeholders on  strengthening the country’s digital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu,Yakubu Musa, Salisu Kaka, NITDA, Kashifu Inuwa

At last APC informs INEC of National convention

AFTER months of uncertainty and keeping members guessing about the possibility of keeping to date or expecting another shift, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Prof Mahmood Yakubu, Mai Mala Buni, John James Akpanudoedehe

NCPC boss charges Christians on being representatives of Christ

REV. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, NCPC, has called on Christians to be good representatives of Jesus Christ. According to a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Yakubu Pam, NCPC

Let’s make FCT shining example of peaceful election – Yakubu

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged security operatives to work with the commission to make the Feb. 12 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, INEC, Mr S. G. Tobin,

How to end banditry, killings, by El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday called for the establishment of a theatre command to tackle insecurity in the Northwest and Niger State. Bandits have turned the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Mallam Yohana Yakubu, Mary Berje, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello,

2023: We didn't endorse Yahaya Bello -  Northern CAN

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in 19 Northern States and Abuja has described as untrue, reports that it had endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Governor Yahaya Bello, Rev. Yakubu Pam, CAN, Chaplain Jechonia Gilbert, INEC,

Marwa tasks new NDLEA officers on drug war

THE Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has tasked newly trained officers to be dedicated to the war against drug abuse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: NDLEA, Col. Yakubu Bako, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa,

Nasarawa govt. to place sanctions against littering environment with polythene bags

THE Nasarawa government says it will henceforth sanction anyone caught littering the environment with polythene bags in the state.   The state Commissoner For Environment and Natural Resources,... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Lande, Mr Kwanta Yakubu, Mr Abubakar Mohammed,

FCT Poll: REC says only 103,68 voters eligible to participate

YAHAYA Bello, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in the FCT, has said that 103,68 registered voters would decide the fate of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Construction of roads, bridges gets N64.69bn approval from FEC

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N64,686,536,230 for the construction of roads and bridges in various parts of the country, including the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Jabi Samuel, Jabi Yakubu, Babatunde Fashola, FEC, Garba Shehu, Malam Mohammed Musa Bello

INEC assures free, fair elections ahead of FCT council polls

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it will devout its energy to ensure a free, fair, transparent, and inclusive elections in the FCT... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, Alhaji Yahaya Bello

Dogara deny's suspension of traditional title

FORMER Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed doubt over the purported suspension of his traditional title, saying the palace has yet to serve him... Read more

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

Tags: Yakubu Dogara, Baba Peter Gonto,

Alleged $9.8m fraud: Ex-NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, knows fate on March 31

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed March 31 for judgment in the 9.8 million dollars fraud charge filed against Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ahmed Raji, Ahmed Mohammed, Andrew Yakubu, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

Christian group calls Bello man of integrity, assures him of support

A group under the aegis, Northern States Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, have pledged their support to Yahaya Bello of Kogi as Nigeria’s president in 2023. Rev.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Rev. Fr. Andrew Dodo, Rev. Yakubu Pam, CAN, Yahaya Bello

Ex-speaker Dogara stripped of traditional title

THE Bauchi Emirate Council has suspended Yakubu Dogara, a former speaker of the House of Representatives, from bearing the traditional title of Jakadan Bauchi. The suspension followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Sa’idu Ibrahim Jahun, Usman Bilyaminu Othman, Yakubu Dogara, Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu

We’ll track funding sources, monitor bank accounts of politicians, parties - INEC warns on 2023 Campaign

AS Nigerians await the release of the 2023 general election timetable, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has vowed to beam its searchlight on politicians and... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, DSS, EFCC, ICPC,

PUs expansion for voter transfer should be of benefit – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has advised registered voters living far from their Polling Units, PUs, to take advantage of the newly created PUs to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Chris Isiguzo, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, NUJ

Shari’a commission disburses N10.8m, farm produce as zakkat

The Shari’a Commission in Bauchi State has disbursed N10.8 million, farm produce and livestock to 2,500 people as annual  Zakkat across the state. Malam Yakubu Gero, a Director in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Malam Yakubu Gero,

FAAN warns untrained officials against driving on airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned airport officials without requisite training or certification not to drive on the airsides of the nation’s airports. FAAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu,

Leather product policy implementation plan underway-FG

Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Mohammed Abdullahi, says the ministry is putting together the first ever National Leather and Leather Products Policy in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST), Prof. Mohammed Yakubu,

'We will be more professional in conducting 2023 election’ - INEC

By Benprince Ezeh  THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured Nigerians that its officials and security agencies will be more professional in conducting the 2023 general... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 334 times

Tags: INEC, Mahmood Yakubu

Primaries conducted outside states will not be accepted - INEC warns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that governorship primaries conducted outside Ekiti and Osun states will not be accepted. Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, n Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Insecurity: FAAN reassures safety in Nigeria airports

 Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reiterated that Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and other airports in the country are safe and secure, contrary to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Aviation Security and Safety Management (AVSEC),

Bauchi community leaders call for women inclusion in leadership

Bauchi Community leaders have advocated   for women inclusion in leadership and democratic governance in Bauchi Local government area of the state. They made the call at... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Attah Sisters Helping Hand foundation (ASHHF), Mr Yakubu Musa, Alhaji Sulaiman Bashir, Mrs MaryAnn Emmanuel,

Don’t simply lament, get involved — INEC advises voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has implored Civil Society Organisations  (CSOs) and the citizens, specially youths, to get involved in deepening the country’s democracy. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

Why INEC will not release 2023 elections timetable now

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections will be published immediately after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

Empowering people, turning land to capital, our focus in 2022 — Plateau Land commissioner

Mr Yakubu Dati, the Plateau Commissioner for Land, Survey and Town Planning, says empowering people by turning land to capital will be given attention in 2022. “This... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mr Yakubu Dati,

Prominent businessman with 3 wives confesses eating human parts

AMINU Baba, a prominent businessman dealing in cars and other vehicles at Aminchi Motors Gusau, Zamfara state, has opened up on his nefarious activities. Baba, who was arrested... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Aminu Baba, Ahmed Lawan Yakubu,

No change in leadership of IPMAN’s national exco – Spokesman

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says there is no change of leadership in the association’s National Executive whose tenure will elapse on Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

Uzodimma commends INEC over new polling units

GOV. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has commended the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the creation of new polling units.   The governor gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: GOV. Hope Uzodimma, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, Prof. Francis  Ezeonu, Oguwike Nwachuku

Improved electricity supply: Nasarawa State govt woos investors

 Nasarawa State Government has called on investors to take advantage of improved electricity supply and enabling business environment created by the present administration to invest more... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Mr Yakubu Lawal, Gov.  Abdullahi Sule,

Who will fix our broken country?

By Imrana Yakubu Galaje   THE recent trending situation is that Nigeria is not a place to be and most Nigerians want to run away. The embassies are busy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 303 times

Tags: Prof. Ibrahim Bello, Imrana Yakubu Galaje

Air Force Institute of Technology gets new commandant

AVM Muhammad Yakubu on Monday took over leadership of the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) in Kaduna.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yakubu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: AVM Muhammad Yakubu,Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT),AVM Musbau Olatunji,

FAAN hands over 90 touts to police in Lagos, Abuja

THE management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that it has arrested no fewer than  90 persons at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Lakewood Services, Nacho Plc, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

APC congratulates new Plateau ALGON leadership

 THE Plateau chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Jos congratulated the newly-elected leadership of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Mr Sylvanus Namang, Mr Yakubu Izang, Dr Ado Buba, Mr Joseph Guluwa, Mr Shehu  Usman, Mr Henry Gotip

INEC announces date for governorship election in Ekiti State

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in accordance with section 30 of the electoral act 2010 (as amended), on Monday, January 3, issued a “Notice of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,

INEC accredits 51 observer groups for FCT area council elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 51 observer groups for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections, scheduled for Feb. 12, 2022. The commission,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu

Electronic transmission of polls results, BVAS, will continue - Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised to continue to deepen the use of technology in the conduct of elections, especially the electronic transmission of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

Undemocratic Takeover of Govt Poses Great Challenge To ECONEC, says Yakubu

THE undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.,

NCPC to partner medical laboratory scientists to improve health services to pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would partner with the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Plateau Assembly passes N116.7bn as 2022 appropriation bill

THE Plateau State House of Assembly (PLHA) presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, on Thursday passed into law an appropriation bill of N116. 7 billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Yakubu Sanda, Plateau State House of Assembly, Gov. Simon Lalong

Yakubu says INEC will implement direct primary once it’s signed by President Buhari

By Benprince Ezeh PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the electoral body will ensure the implementation of the direct... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC

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

Passenger extortion: FAAN apprehends Arik airline staff

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that a staff of Arik airline was apprehended while soliciting bribe from a passenger at the general aviation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: Henrietta Yakubu,, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN,

Ensure every single vote counts in Anambra, Yakubu tells staff

THE Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed all staff of the commission to ensure that every vote counts in the Saturday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chairman is alive not killed - Police

THE Police has reacted to the news on social media about the alleged murder of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, in Anambra. There... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode,

Anambra 2021: INEC Chairman Arrives in Awka, Meets With Anambra Police Commissioner

CHAIRMAN of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has arrived in Akwa, the capital of Anambra State and immediately went into consultation with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: INEC, Mr. Echeng E, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Anambra Election: 86 polling units have no voters – INEC chair

By Anthony Isibor   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that out of the 5,720 polling units in Anambra State, 86, and 1.5... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,,

2023: Allow INEC to determine the technology to use for elections - Yakubu

By Benprince Ezeh MAHMOOD Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has urged the National Assembly to empower the electoral body to take decisions on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: MAHMOOD Yakubu, INEC, National Assembly

Orji Kalu salutes Gowon at 87

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, on Tuesday in Abuja, congratulated former Head of State, Retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 87th birthday anniversary. Kalu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 120 times

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Only 2,525,471 voters eligible for Anambra election -  INEC

 By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the total number of registered voters in Anambra State stands at 2,525,471. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu,voters eligible for Anambra election,Independent National Electoral Commission,

D’Tiger Gumut, ex-national coach Nnaji win tickets to NBBF board

  STANLEY Gumut, a Nigeria Custom Service, (NCS), basketball player, was on Saturday  elected as the athletes’ representative on the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Scott Nnaji, Yakubu Muhammed, Ugor Dauda, Mark Mentors Basketball Club, STANLEY Gumut,Moshood Abiola National Stadium,

Rule of law panacea for good governance, says former speaker, Dogara

FORMER Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has on citizens and government to adhere strictly to the principles of rule of law to ensure good... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 167 times

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Wabote tasks Media on Technology, Capacity Building

  MEDIA organisations, particularly those in the broadcast media have been charged to adopt emerging technologies and techniques to improve the quality of their productions and offerings... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: NTA, YaKubu Ibn Mohammed, Simbi Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

NTA excited to be part of Aisha Buhari Cup – DG, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed

THE Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority, Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Mohammed declared on Tuesday that the nation’s leading television network is excited to be involved with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: NTA excited to be part of Aisha Buhari Cup – DG, Yakubu Ibn Mohammed

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do

Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do     Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 646 times

Tags: Video: Uche Onyeaguocha speaks on what General Yakubu Gowon, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babaginda must do

I-G presents N4.7m to families of 7 deceased policemen

THE Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba on Monday presented cheques worth N4.75million to seven families of deceased policemen.   Presenting the cheques, Baba, represented by the Commissioner... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Usman Baba,Mr Yakubu Elkana,,

Gowon leads prayer against insecurity, instability in Nigeria

FORMER Military Head of State, rtd Gen. Yakubu Gowon on Monday led conveners of Nigeria Prays mission to seek divine intervention against security threats and social-economic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 117 times

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Kyari tasks NNPC Greenfield Refinery Ltd board on fuel importation

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has charged members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited (NGRL), to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 436 times

Tags: Mele Kyari (middle) flanked by members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited, NGRL, Mele Kyari, Mustapha Yakubu, Group Executive Director, Finance & Accounts, Mr. Umar Ajiya; Managing