217 results found for Senator Ajibola Basiru

Use positive terms in describing Persons With Disabilities- Expert

 PROF. Isuwa Jurmang, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Education, University of Jos, has called on Nigerians to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 83 times

Tags: Dr Rafiat Kehinde, World Helath Oraganisation, NRCD, Dr Rasheed Abilu, Mrs Mutiat Ladoja, Prince Ajibola Afanja, Shina Peller

Abaribe dumps PDP, resigns as senate minority leader

SENATOR Enyinnaya Abaribe, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Abaribe equally resigned from his position in the national assembly as the Senate Minority Leader. Recall that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 52 times

Tags: Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Peoples Democratic Party

2023: Court stops INEC from recognising Obaseki’s ad-hoc delegates

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from recognising or accepting ad-hoc delegates produced by Governor Godwin Obaseki’s faction... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 49 times

Tags: Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mr. John Musa, INEC, PDP, Mr Iyorchia Ayu, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, Mr Umar Bature

Primaries: Aspirant protests alleged “doctored” delegates’ list

 AN aspirant for the House of Representatives in Ekiti on the platform APC, Mr Sunday Ola, on Wednesday alleged that the delegates list had been doctored... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: APC,Mr Sunday Ola,Mr Paul Omotoso,Senator Abdullahi Adamu,Dr. Jimlas Ogunsakin,Messrs Sunday Ola,Oluyemi Esan

Abaribe withdraws from Abia PDP guber race, hours to primaries

SENATE Minority Leader and a frontline governorship aspirant of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abia State, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has formally withdrawn from the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: INEC,Senator Enyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe,PDP

What South East APC presidential aspirants decided to do

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential aspirants from the South East have resolved to back anyone of them who gets the party support after the primary. At... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Ogbonniya Onu, Senator Rochas Okorocha,

Shell inaugurates Phase-2 of Oloibiri health programme

ENERGY company, Shell Nigeria has inaugurated the second and final phase of its comprehensive health care projects for Oloibiri and other communities in Ogbia Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Mr. Osagie Okunbor, Senator Douye Diri, Shell Nigeria

Anyim is a straightforward, honest, simple leader – Jigawa PDP Chairman

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa State, Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, has described former Senate President and frontline presidential aspirant, Senator Anyim... Read more

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

Tags: Dr. Mohammed Shuaibu, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim,

Opposition can’t stop my re-election, says Oyetola

OSUN State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has boasted that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot stop his re-election on July 16 because his administration has done... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Ajibola BashiruOlatunbosun Oyintiloye,  Adegboyega Oyetola

SERAP sues Buhari, wants court to declare pardon for ex-govs Dariye, Nyame illegal

SOCIO-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to “declare illegal, and incompatible with the oath of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: SERAP, Senator Joshua Dariye, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, Rev Jolly Nyame,

I Will Return the Good Old Days of PDP - Anyim

PDP frontline presidential aspirant, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim has promised to strengthen the Nigerian currency, the Naira and achieve close to N180 - $1 exchange rate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, PDP

Airlines to shut down operations on May 9

THE Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has announced the shutdown of operations, with effect from Monday, over the skyrocketing cost of Aviation fuel, which has reached... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Airline Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, Senator Hadi Sirika

Court remands man, 30, for allegedly raping woman in church

AN Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 30-year-old man Ajibola Akindele, at Oba Correctional Centre, for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman. The Magistrate, Mrs Olajumoke Somefun,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Ajibola Akindele, ASP Olakunle Shonibare, Mrs Olajumoke Somefun,

Drama as Lagos senator seeking Ogun seat weeps before constituents

THERE was a mild drama on Wednesday as the senator representing Lagos West, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, broke down in tears after he was presented with nomination... Read more

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

Tags: Mufutau Ajibola, Dapo Abiodun, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola

2023: Southwest leaders to meet Tinubu, Osinbajo, others Friday

SOUTHWEST leaders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have scheduled a meeting with presidential aspirants from the zone. The party’s founding Chairman Chief Bisi Akande and former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Yinka Oyebode, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Governor Kayode Fayemi Chief Bisi Akande, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

Oyo South PDP senatorial ticket: Kola Balogun unfair to Makinde - Group

...says arrangement on ticket in party's best interestTHE resignation of the Senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Dr. Kola Balogun, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)... Read more

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

Tags: Adebayo Ayandele, Chief Bayo Lawal, Chief Olasunkanmi Tegbe, Governor Seyi Makinde, Senator Kola Balogun,

Tinubu will win APC primary, says senator

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Tony Adeniyi, has said Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu will win the party’s presidential primary. Adeniyi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senator Tony Adeniyi

Tinubu will win APC primary, says Senator Adeniyi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Tony Adeniyi, has said former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu would convincingly win... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Senator Tony Adeniyi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu

2023: Ogun West leaders present N50m cheque to Abiodun

POLITICAL leaders and business men from Ogun West Senatorial District of Ogun State, have donated the sum of N50milion to the State governor, Dapo Abiodun to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Muftau Ajibola, Salimot Badru, Dapo Abiodun

Lagos govt. pays N1.128bn to 438 retirees

THE Lagos State government on Friday said it had paid N1.128 billion, representing the accrued pensions of 438 retirees and their contributions for April. The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 80 times

Tags: LASPEC, Mrs Ajibola Ponnle, Mr Babalola Obilana, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Obi takes presidential consultations to Bayelsa

...says he is desperate to make Nigeria work again A Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has said he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Duoye Diri, All Progressives Congress,

2023: Forum vows to mobilise five million youths for Tinubu’s presidential ambition

THE Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Ahmed Tinubu E-Campaign (NYD4BAT) says it is set to mobilise five million youths for the presidential aspiration of... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Adeniyi Sanusi, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Mr Tito Philips, Mr Ajibola Patrick

South East parades presidential talents in Abuja

...as Anyim tells how he would rebuild Nigeria     SENATOR Anyim Pius Anyim and other aspirants of South East extraction in all political parties, were showcased to Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Governor Dave Umahi, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Dr Chris Ngige, Mr. Peter Obi, Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Mrs Caroline Nwosu, Yahaya NDU

Crisis Over PDP Northern Consensus Candidate Deepens

THE backlash over consensus candidate arrangement within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took a new twist yesterday as more party chieftains rejected the emergence of former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 194 times

Tags: Mohammed Hayatu-Deen,Atiku Abubakar,Bala Muhammad,Bukola Saraki,Aminu Tambuwal,High Chief Raymond Dokpesi,Senator Tunde Ogbeha,

Tinubu, Umahi, Mohammed, others at First Lady’s Iftar

DIGNITRIES  including some presidential aspirants, are being hosted to Iftar dinner by the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Mrs Aisha Buhari, Senator Chris Ngige, Godswill Akpabio, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governors Dave Umahi, Bala Mohammed

PDP, APC bicker over cost of nomination forms

NATIONAL chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, were yesterday locked in a war of words over the... Read more

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

Tags: PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, Debo Ologunagba, Dayo Israel

2023: High time Tinubu stopped whining over Osinbajo’s aspiration

ON Monday, April 11, Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election. In a short broadcast via his Twitter handle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Prince Bola Ajibola, Ladoke Akintola, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari

2023: Anambra stakeholders endorse Obi for president

. . . I need only four years to reposition Nigeria, says Obi PROMINENT stakeholders in Anambra State, on Wednesday, endorsed the former governor of the state,... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Ben Obi, Goodluck Jonathan, Chinedu Onwuaso, Senator Uche Ekwunife,

9 days after Adamu, Kyari, Nasiha quit Senate, INEC yet to be informed

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was yet to receive official communication from the Senate on existing three vacant seats in the Red Chamber nine days... Read more

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

Tags: Ajibola Basiru, Rotimi Oyekanmi, Abdullahi Adamu, Abubakar Kyari, Muhammed Hassan Nasiha

Faces at Peter Obi's daughter traditional marriage

PRESIDENTIAL aspirant and former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, gave his daughter’s hand, Gabriella, in marriage over the weekend. The traditional wedding which held in Agulu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Dr. Chris NgigeInnocent Chukwuma, Senator Uche Ekwunife,

2023 Rivers Governorship Poll: Abe declares interest

A former representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared his interest to contest for the governorship seat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Chibuike Amaechi, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC

‘NASFAT realised N60m Zakat in 3yrs’

THE Nasrul Lahi-L-Fatih Society Agency for Zakat and Sadaqat (NAZAS) says it realised not less than N60 million between 2019 and 2022 which it disbursed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Isiaq Ajibola, Shuaib Mustapha Agbarere

Osinbajo, a miracle worker—Bola Ajibola

PRINCE Bola Ajibola, a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, once described his then Special Adviser, Yemi Osinbajo, as a “miracle worker” following... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Bola Ajibola, Yemi Osinbajo

Imbibe love, sacrifice, Anyim admonishes Nigerians in Easter message

  SENATOR Anyim Pius Anyim has urged Nigerians to strengthen their commitment to love,  and sacrifice for each other and Nigeria.   He gave the admonition in his 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim,

South East leaders intensify lobby for Igbo Presidency

  ....hold national dialogue April  IN a bid to ensure that the South-East region produces the next president in the 2023 general elections, NzukoUmunna, a global Igbo Think... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nzuko Umunna, Senator Chris Anyanwu, Nzuko Umunna, Mr Ngozi Odumuko,

Amuwo Odofin LG swears in 13 council executive members

THE Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State on Monday sworn in 13 members, which included the Secretary to the Local Government, Supervisors and Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Kemi Osho, Bolaji-Tolulope Elliot, Ajibola Moruf, Ojepe Adio, Zainab Bello, Ameen Abiodun, Kehinde Buraimoh, Gbenga Akinbinu, Bimpe Doherty

Give APC another chance in 2023, Lawan begs Nigerians

SENATE president Ahmad  Lawan yesterday pleaded with Nigerians to vote massively for candidates of the  All Progressives Congress (APC) across board  during the 2023 general elections. Lawan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: APC, Ahmad  Lawan, Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe, Prince Sunday Fagbemi,

Woman drags ex husband to court, demands N1m for children’s upkeep

 A 37year-old woman, on Thursday dragged her ex husband, Basiru Yusuf to a Shari’a Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, demanding he pays her the sum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Basiru Yusuf, Court, K. I. Saidu

Senate extends 2021 budget implementation to May 31

THE Senate on Tuesday extended the implementation of the 2021 Appropriation Act from 31st March to 31st May 2022. The extension was approved following the consideration of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Senator Yayah Abdullahi

Abia Governor in 2023 belongs to Old Aba Division - Apugo

POWER in Abia State should go to the old Aba Division based on the Abia Charter of Equity, according to Hon Chukwudi Apugo, who represents Umuahia... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Theodore Orji., Hon Chukwudi Apugo

Saraki in S-East: Nigeria needs president with enough stamina, not one who’ll depend on aides only

FORMER Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that Nigeria needs a President with enough energy to move around the country and personally get first hand information... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Bukola Saraki, PDP, Senator Suleiman Adokwe, APC

LASG pays N38bn accrued pensions to 9,865 retirees in 3 years

THE Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday said that it had  paid nothing less than N38billion as accrued pension rights to 9,865 retirees from May 2019... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Mr Babalola Obilana, Mrs Bandele Fadipe, Mrs Ajibola Ponnle, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Group describes Tinubu as a political genius

 The Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Tinubu (NYD4BAT), has described the National Leader of the All-Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu as a political genius as... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Tinubu (NYD4BAT), Dr Ajibola Abayomi, Sen. Bola Tinubu,

APC Convention: How Adamu emerged consensus candidate

AHEAD of its tomorrow’s national convention, former Governor of Nasarawa State, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has emerged as consensus national chairmanship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Senator Abdullahi Adamu, NGF, Kayode Fayemi, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari

Why we chose consensus option, by APC

NASARAWA State Governor Abdullahi Sule yesterday shed light on why the All Progressives Congress, APC opted for consensus to pick party officials at tomorrow’s convention. The convention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: APC, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Abdullahi Sule, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Nigeria's next President should form government of national unity - Makarfi

FORMER Governor of Kaduna Satate, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has argued that because of divisions we currently have across the country, whoever becomes the next President of... Read more

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

Tags: Iba Gani Adams, People's Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi

PDP’ll take over power in 2023 — South-South stakeholders

STAKEHOLDERS of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-South zone have reassured Nigerians of their commitment and preparedness to take over power during the 2023 general elections. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: PDP, Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator George Sekibo, Governor Douye Diri, Governor Nyesom Wike, Udom Emmanuel,

Enugu 2023: Ekweremadu and the problem with zoning

DISTINGUISHED Senator Ike Ekweremadu has a right to aspire to be governor of Enugu State – no doubt about that. It is his inalienable and democratic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: NASS, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Chimaroke Nnamani,

Reps tackle ministry of power over prolong electricity outage

THE House of Representatives Committee on Power on Tuesday in Abuja tackled the Ministry of Power over prolonged power outage in the country.   Rep. Magaji Aliyu, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mariam Onoha, Sada Soli, Ajibola Muraina, Magaji Aliyu, Nebeolisa Anako

Court judgment on Electoral Act divides Senate

SENATORS were on Tuesday sharply divided over recent judgement by a Federal High Court in Abia State which declared Section 84(12) of the new Electoral Act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: SENATORS, Senator George Sekibo, PDP, Federal High Court

Senate caucus denies endorsing Adamu as APC Chairman

THE Chairman, Senate Committtee on Media and Public Affairs, Sen. Ajibola Basiru has faulted media report alleging that the APC caucus at the Senate has endorsed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Sani Musa, Tanko Al-Makura, APC,Sen. Ajibola Basiru

2023: Abe tasks youths on active participation in politics

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, former representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has called on Nigerian youths... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, NURSS,

APC Chairmanship: Opinion poll tips Akume as preferred candidate

 A new public opinion poll has tipped former Benue State Governor and Minister of Special Duties, Sen. George Akume, as the most suitable candidate to lead... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. George Akume, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Sen. Sani Musa

APC convention: Southwest picks Kekemeke, Omisore

SIX days to the All Progressives Congress, APC convention, there is no consensus yet on who will be the national chairman. President Muhammadu Buhari is believed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Senator Godswill Akpabio, Ali Modu Sheriff, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Farouk Adamu Aliyu, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, Governor Aminu Masari, Donald Ojogo, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Senator Iy

PDP begins sale of nomination forms tomorrow, Presidential forms go for N40m, gov N21m

BARRING any dramatic twist, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has concluded plans to hold its presidential primaries for the 2023 poll in May.  To address lingering... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: PDP, Debo Ologunagba, Senator Iyorchia Ayu

2023: I’ll not step on Buhari’s toes, Tinubu tells APC senators, reps

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, yesterday, vowed not to step on President Muhammadu Buhari’s toes, but step... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Bola Tinubu, Senator Ahmad Lawan, President Muhammadu Buhari

Delta senator, Patrick Osakwe, dies in London hospital

THE Senator who represented Delta North Senatorial District of Delta State from 1999 to 2007, Senator Patrick Enebeli Osakwe is dead. He died at the age of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Senator Patrick Enebeli Osakwe

Confusion in PDP over plot to stop Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal

CONFUSION broke out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caucus meeting on Monday night, forcing National Chairman Dr Iyorcha Ayu to abruptly reschedule proceedings till... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 348 times

Tags: Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Abubakar Baraje, Ndudi Elumelu, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Debo Ologunagba, Debo Ologunagba, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Anyim Pius Anyim, Peoples Democratic Party, Bukola Saraki, G

Mohammed, Makarfi, Obi, Daniel, others for Freedom Online 4th annual lecture

ALL roads lead to the prestigious Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday March 22 as Freedom Online, one of Nigeria's fastest-growing online newspapers, hosts its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Mr. Peter Obi, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, Gabriel Akinadewo

2023: APC remains the party to beat, says Governor Uzodimma

 “YOU must be a Pan-Nigerian and believe in Nigeria to want to President of Nigeria” – Hope Uzodimma The Governor of Imo State, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Hope Uzodinma, APC,

Akume will emerge APC National Chairman: Group

THE George Akume Campaign Organisation says it is almost certain that Sen.George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties, will emerge as the National Chairman of the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen.George Akume, Mr Adamu Abubakar, Chief Ray Morphy, Mr Terver Aginde, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders' Forum pushes for state police, others

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Southern and Middle Belt Leaders' Forum, SMBLF, has called on the federal government to allow every state in Nigeria to have its own police,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: E. K. Clark., Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pogu Bitrus, Ayo Adebanjo, Professor George Obiozor, PANDEF Senator Emmanuel Ibok Essien,

National Convention: APC in injury time - Senator Al-Makura

SENATOR Umaru Tanko Al-Makura is one of the frontline national chairmanship aspirants in the All Progressives Congress, APC. In this interview, the immediate past governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: APC, Senator Al-Makura

Senate passes proceeds of crime bill

CRIMINALS in the country stand to forfeit their properties to the government as the Senate yesterday passed the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari

APC edges out Modu Sheriff, Yari, others, zones Chairmanship to North Central

THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has formally announced a new zoning formula for various National Working Committee, NWC offices ahead of its March 26 national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: APC, NWC, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Abdulaziz Yari

APC crisis: Why Buhari approved Buni’s sack

PROMINENT leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari actually approved the sack of the chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Salihu Lukman, Mai Mala Buni, Yahaya Bello, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Hope Uzodimma, Babagana Zulum, Dapo Abiodun, Inuwa Yahaya, Ovie Omo AgegeGovernor Nasir el-Rufai, APC, Senator John James Akpanud

Adeleke, five others battle for Osun PDP ticket

SIX aspirants are to battle for the governorship ticket of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State during the governorship primary scheduled to hold today... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Ademola Adeleke, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, Dotun Babayemi, Fatai Akinbade, Dele Adeleke, Sanya Omirin

Ministry backs Onu, says Onjeh can’t speak for PRODA

THE Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, FMSTI, says Daniel Onjeh, former Board Chairman of Projects Development Institute, PRODA, Enugu, has no powers to speak... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Arit Etukudo, Muhammadu Buhari, Fabian Okonkwo, Charles Agulana, Ogbonnaya Onu, Daniel Onjeh, Afonja Ajibola

Rep Akande-Sadipe awards N25m scholarships to 15 under-graduates

TOLULOPE Akande-Sadipe has awarded scholarships worth N25 million to 15 indigent under-graduates from Oluyole Federal Constituency. This is contained in a statement issued by her Media Aide,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Gabriel Oluwasegun, Oluwadamilola Esther, Ajibodu Moses, Azeez Kabir, Olasunkanmi Oladimeji, Ajibola Friday, Bello Kolade, Olalekan Adeyemo, Olamilekan Olusada, Tolulope Akande-Sadipe

NGO takes 3-in-1 projects, education initiative to grassroots to encourage learning of science subjects

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Wuraola Owolabi Capacity Building Initative (WAOO), has taken its 3-in-1 projects to public primary schools to encourage students at the grassroots to... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Olamilekan Jagbon, Mrs Ajibola Rotimi, Wuraola Owolabi Capacity Building Initative, Mrs Wuraola Owolabi,

Constitution Amendment: Why gender bills failed

AS women across the country continue to raise eyebrows over the rejection of some gender bills in the ongoing amendments to the 1999 Constitution by members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Senator Abiodun Olujimi, Nyesom Wike, APC, Benjamin Kalu, AMAC,

Why we’re interested in 2023 polls — EU observer group

THE international community wants Nigeria to conduct free, fair and credible elections in 2023, the European Union, EU, election observation mission, has said. Chief of the group,... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, Maria Arena, PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu,

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Uzodimma in APC convention panels

GOVERNORS  have been named as chairmen of many of the 20 sub-committees announced yesterday by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress,Mai Mala Buni,Justice Abubajar Malami (SAN),Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq,Governor Hope Uzodimma,Governor Bello Masari,Governor Dapo Abiodun,CECPC,Senator John Akpanudoede

Germany extends aid, shelter, free trains to fleeing Ukrainians

UKRAINIANS are fleeing the conflict in their country in the hundreds of thousands, and many do not wish to stay in neighbouring countries such as Hungary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

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Olubadan-in-Council imposes integrity test to future prospective chief

THE Olubadan-In-Council yesterday said any aspiring baale, mogaji or jagun in Ibadanland must henceforth, pass integrity test and possess record of past contributions to the ancient... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Lateef Adebimpe, Olubunmi Isioye, Abiodun Kola-Daisi, Hamidu Ajibade, Tajudeen Ajibola, Lekan Balogun

Akume chairmanship will attract votes for APC in 2023

THE  APC Progressives’ Ambassadors, are  of the view that Senator George Akume either as elected or consensus national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

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Anyim prays for the safety of Nigerians in Ukraine, urges action from FG

SENATOR Anyim Pius Anyim, presidential aspirant in the 2023 general election has expressed worries over the wellbeing of Nigerians in war-ravaged Ukraine and said he is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Peoples Democratic Party, NATO

INEC polls timeline creates anxiety in APC, PDP

THERE  is anxiety, almost disarray, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the release of the timeline for the 2023 elections by the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Godwin Emefiele, Senator James Akpanudoedehe, APC, PDP,

APC stakeholders rage over Adamu’s ‘selection’ as party chairman

SOME stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed disappointment over the reported endorsement of Senator Abdullahi Adamu by the Presidency. Members of the Governor Atiku... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, John Akpanudoedehe, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Abubakar Sani Bello, Simon Lalong, Yahaya Bello, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Senator Abdullahi Adamu,

Council of Ibadan Indigenes holds interfaith prayer for peace

THE Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) on Wednesday held special interfaith prayer for peace and progress in Ibadanland and Nigeria, as a whole. The special prayer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 429 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Ezekiel Akande, Methodist Church Nigeria (MCN), Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Kola Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola,

Retired Lagos State journalists appeal to Gov. Sanwo-Olu to pay terminal benefits

JOURNALISTS who retired from the services of Lagos Television/Radio Lagos/EKO FM on Tuesday appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to pay their terminal benefits which had been... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Ajibola, NUJ, Mr Biodun Akinbusuyi, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,

Avoid partisanship - Abe tells traditional rulers

FORMER representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has called on traditional rulers to always avoid partisanship even... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

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Strike: FG, ASUU meet on Tuesday

THE Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will meet on Tuesday to find an amicable solution to the contentious issues that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: ASUU, Senator Chris Ngige, Charles Akpan,

2023: Tinubu won’t defect from APC, Support Group vows

AHEAD of next year’s general election, a support group for former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has disclosed the resolve of the APC leader... Read more

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

Tags: YTI, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, APC, Ajibola Afolayan

AUDA-NEPAD second peer review of Nigeria successful despite COVID-19 pandemic Challenges

GLORIA Akobundu, national coordinator and chief executive officer, African Union Development Agency, New Partnership for Africa’s Development and Africa Peer Review Mechanism, AUDA-NEPAD/APRM,  has said following... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NEPAD, NPoA, GLORIA Akobundu, Senator Abba Ali, PLWDs, APRM, AUDA-NEPAD, NGC, Senator Adelere Adeyemi,

2023: Nigeria needs strong leader to further strengthen its unity- Olubadan designate

THE Olubadan of Ibadan designate, Dr Lekan Balogun, says Nigeria needs a strong leader that will further strengthen its unity comes 2023. Balogun made the assertions on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Dr Lekan Balogun, Onikepo, Sen. Kola Balogun, Mutiat, Rashidi Ladoja, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, Ekaarun Olubadan, High Chief Hamidu Ajibade.

Osun APC Primary: Accreditation begins on peaceful note with massive turn out

ACCREDITATION of members of the All Progressive Congress, APC for the Saturday Governorship primary in Osun, began on a peaceful note with large turn out of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Mr Olajide Adeyeye, Sen. Ajibola Bashiru, Mr Raheem Adeniyi, Sen. Julius Ucha, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, Mr Lasun Yusuf, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,

FG intensifying efforts to diversify economy via STI- Onu

DR Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), says the Federal Government is intensifying efforts to diversify Nigeria’s economy through the application of Science,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Nnamdi Muogilim, Afonja Ajibola,

Federal government to partner Nigerian engineers to develop infrastructure

OGBONNAYA Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation has said federal government will work closely with the Association of Consultant Engineers of Nigeria, ACEN, in areas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Charles Abayomi, Afonja Ajibola, Ogbonnaya Onu

Warri has been abandoned — Clark

SOUTH-SOUTH leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said the oil city of Warri has been abandoned with no development, just as leaders feared before... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Edwin Clark, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator James Manager,

Court adjourns until April 26 suit challenging Buni as APC Ag chairman

A Federal High Court in Ibadan on Thursday adjourned until April 26, a suit challenging Mala Buni as acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: S.T Ayodele, N.D. Abdulsalam, Stela Okorote, James Lalu, Sani Bello, Isiaka Oyetola, Uche Agomoh, Ajibola Salawu, Mala Buni

NESH Foundation canvasses for N1trn Industry Equity Fund for SMEs

By Anthony Isibor THE Nigeria and Entrepreneurship Summit & Honors, NESH, Foundation has continued its advocacy for the setting up a N1trillion  Nigeria SME Industry Equity Fund... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

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Author calls for establishment of state police to end banditry

By Kennedy Nnamani UCHENNA Nwankwo, the author of The Centrist Manifesto, on February 15, 2022 has called for the establishment of police formations at various tiers of... Read more

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

Tags: Casmir Igbokwe, Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Senator Ebenezer Ikeyina, Kingsley Achukwu, UCHENNA Nwankwo, Kennedy Nnamani

Bankers to declare assets as senate moves to amend 35-year-old Act

THE Senate yesterday considered a bill seeking to amend the 35-year-old Bank Employees Declaration of Assets (BEDA) Act 1986. “The Bill For An Act To Amend The... Read more

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

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Buhari Writes Senate, sends N2.557trn supplementary budget for Fuel Subsidy

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, seeking for the approval of a supplementary budget which contains N2.557trn meant to provide for subsidy on petroleum products from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan

Abe May Become Wike’s Successor – APC Stalwart

A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Princewill Dike, has predicted that a frontline member of the party in the state, Senator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Princewill Dike, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

Delta 2023: I’m unaware of Okowa’s pact with Ijaw — Edwin Clark

ELDER statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said he is unaware of any treaty by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to hand over power to Ijaw ethnic nationality in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Chief Edwin Clark, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator James Manager,

Why PDP may lose 2023 presidency – Senator Okon

ELDER Statesman and Pioneer National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Anietie Okon has expressed worries that the party may lose the presidency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 235 times

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Onu seeks collaboration of energy commission, tertiary institutions to promote research

OGBONNAYA Onu, minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, has called on the Energy Commission of Nigeria, ECN, and Vice Chancellors of Universities to collaborate through the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Edet Akpan Sunday, Professor Lilian Imuetinyan Salami, Afonja Ajibola, Ogbonnaya Onu

APC ‘ll continue to rule Lagos, Nigeria — Senate President, Lawan

PRESIDENT of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has boasted that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC will continue to rule Lagos State and Nigeria as a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

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4.46m Lagos residents registered in 9 yrs – LASRRA

LAGOS State Government through Lagos State Residents’ Registration Agency, LASRRA, has disclosed that it currently has on its database 4.46 million people who have registered since... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: LASRRA, Jide Agbaje, Engr. Ibilola Kasunmu, LASHMA, Ajibola Abari,

Electoral Act Amendment Bill: playing ludo With our electoral process

By Kazeem Akintunde THE title of this piece is not original to me. It was coined by my former boss and editor, Simon Kolawole in one of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Mr Olatunde Moses Ojo, Ahmed Lawan, Simon Kolawole, INEC, Senator Babajide Omoworare, Mr Olatunde Moses Ojo, APC,

Ekweremadu floors 21 other Enugu Guber hopefuls in first Opinion Poll

FORMER Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has emerged the preferred aspirant of participants in the first opinion poll in the 2023 Enugu governorship... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Everest Nnaji,, Hon. Chijioke Edeoga, Hon. Offor Chukwuegbo,

2022 Enugu LG Elections: Ugwuanyi takes PDP campaign to market places

…As Senator Nnamani narrates how Ugwuanyi brought him back to political limelight THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, on Thursday, continued its campaign ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Nnamani, Hon. Prince Cornelius Nnaji, Cecilia Ezeilo, PDP, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Hon. Augustine Nnamani,

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates health centre in Amuwo-Odofin

 GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday inaugurated a primary healthcare centre in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

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

Tags:  Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Valentine Buraimoh, Senator Oluremi Tinubu

2023: PDP NASS Caucus, 85 Pan Nigerian coalition groups back Anyim for president

AS the 2023 Presidential bid of former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, continues to gather momentum, the National Assembly Caucus and leaders of the People's Democratic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: PDP, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, APC, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Senator Enyinna Abaribe,

EFCC refused to release Okorocha’s int’l passport, lawyer tells court; he didn’t come for it, EFCC reacts

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to stop further actions against the former... Read more

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

Tags: Federal High Court, Senator Rochas Okorocha,EFCC

Shaibu Lau becomes new Deputy Senate Minority Leader

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Minority Caucus has appointed Senator Shaibu Lau (Taraba North) as the Senate Deputy Minority Leader. The post became vacant following the defection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Senator Shaibu Lau, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Senator Emmanuel Bwacha, Senator George Sekibo, President Muhammadu Buhari

Iwo Chamber of Commerce elects Dada as president, others 

OLUSEGUN Dada, industrialist and agriculturist, has been elected president of Iwo Chamber of Commerce and Industry at its meeting held this weekend.   Other officers elected alongside Dada... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Olusegun Dada, Dada are Kudaisi Ismaila, Olawale Rasheed, Senator Adelere Oriolowo, Alhaji Mokanju Musibau, Professor Waheed Hassan, Otunba Jire Ayinla, Akogun Olaposi Adiatu, Adebayo Lasisi PhD, FCA,

Our position on Igboho, Kanu, Abba Kyari, by Malami

THE Federal Government position on the fate of separatists’ agitators – Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a Igboho) – made public yesterday by Attorney-General of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Justice Abubakar Malami, Sunday Adeyemo, Abba Kyari, Senator Rochas Okorocha

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 4 months ago | seen 137 times

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

4 men docked for allegedly receiving stolen truck worth N5m

 The Police on Monday brought four men before an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan for allegedly stealing and receiving an articulated truck value N5million.   The men are:  Dayo  Adepoju,... Read more

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

Tags:  Dayo  Adepoju, 27;  Moruf Ajibola, Kehinde Olanrewaju, and Dare Bello,

APC National Convention: Party stakeholders back Sen Sani Musa as National Chairman

AHEAD of February 26 National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Stakeholders, members and loyalists of the party have thrown their weight behind the... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, APC, Senator Sani Musa,

Ugwuanyi, PDP National Secretary, others meet Anambra stakeholders in Enugu on Party Congresses

GOVERNOR of Enugu State and Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East geo-political zone, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the National Secretary of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Ugwuanyi, Valentine Ozigbo,, PDP, Peter Obi, Senator Uche Ekwunife, Senator Ben Obi, Prof. A.B.C Nwosu,

Financial impropriety allegations against BPE spurious - Senate Public Accounts Committee

THE Senate Committee on Public Accounts, chaired by Senator Mathew Urhohide, has described as spurious allegations of financial impropriety against the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

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2023: Anyim consults with Adams, George, Adebanjo

AS the race for the 2023 presidential election gathers momentum, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, frontline aspirant, on Friday took his consultations to the South-West.   Anyim, who is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Gani Adams ,Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Olabode George,PDP

2023: Kwankwaso in tight corner, weighs options

A former governor of Kano State and leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, is in a tight corner as the 2023 politicking gathers momentum. Impeccable... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, President Muhammadu Buhari, APC, PDP

Buhari Has Promised To Take Up My EFCC Case - Okorocha

SENATOR Rochas Okorocha says President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take on the case he has with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He said this... Read more

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

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APC confirms Feb 26 for National Convention

THE National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold on February 26 as scheduled, the party has confirmed. This was contained In a letter to... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov Mai Mala Buni, Secretary, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe,

Nigeria, UAE lift travel restrictions

…Air Peace, Emirates free to resume flights …Emirates resumes flight operations to Nigeria on February 5 THE Federal Government and the government of the United Arab Emirates, UAE, have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: BASA, NCAA, UAE, GCAA, Senator Hadi Sirika, Musa Nuhu

Anambra thanks Buhari for Chuba-Okadigbo’s appointment, congratulates Onwenu, new NUJ chairman

THE Anambra State Government yesterday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment of Senator Marjorie Chuba-Okadigbo as the chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Emeka Odogwu, Onyeka Onyenu, Senator Marjorie Chuba-Okadigbo

Take battle to bandits, others, Senate tells Service chiefs

THE military should take the battle to bandits, the Senate said yesterday. It urged the Federal Government to deploy fighter jets to flush out terrorists from their... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Bello Mandiya,

Plot to shift APC convention thickens

A plot to shift the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from February 26 to a yet-to-be determined date has triggered fresh tension in the party,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: All Progressives Congres, INEC, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, Governor Mai Mala Buni

Senate praises NNPC for engendering competitiveness...

…pledges support for frontier exploration   THE Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) for repositioning the Nigerian oil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: NNPC Ltd, Mele Kyari, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan,

Enugu 2023: Nwobodo insists on Nkanu East governorship

SENATOR Jim Nwobodo has insisted that justice would be seen to be done if an indigene of Nkanu East local government council is chosen to become... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: SENATOR Jim Nwobodo, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Senate confirms Agbamuche-Mbu, Haruna, others as National Commissioners, REC of INEC

THE Senate on Wednesday confirmed six nominees for appointment as National Commissioners and one Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The confirmation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Kabiru Gaya, Ahmad Lawan, Olaniyi Olaleye Ijalaye, Mr. Sam Olumekan, Prof. Rhoda H. Gumus, Mrs. May Agbamuche-Mbu, Ukeagu Kenneth Nnamdi, Mal. Mohammed Haruna

Senate okays bill barring Abuja landlords from collecting annual rent

THE Senate on Tuesday passed for second reading, a bill seeking to regulate rent payments in the Federal Capital Territory. The bill, sponsored by Senator Smart Adeyemi... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Chimaroke NnamaniBala Ibn Na’Allah, Ibrahim Gobir, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Senator Smart Adeyemi

I won’t be surprised if Buhari fails to sign amended electoral bill – Ohuabunwa

SENATOR Mao Ohuabunwa has said that he would not be surprised if President Muhammadu Buhari, declines his assent to the amended Electoral Bill transmitted to him... Read more

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

Tags: SENATOR Mao Ohuabunwa, PDP, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Senate proceeds on bill to control use of firearms

APPARENTLY disturbed by the wave of insecurity in the country, Ajibola Bashiru, the Senate Spokesman, has hinted that a bill to control proliferation and illegal possession... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Adegboyega Oyetola, Ajibola Bashiru

‘My life under threat’ Atiku’s wife opens up

JENNIFER Abubakar, the estranged wife of Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has broken the silence on the ongoing divorce saga with her husband. In a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Peter Okocha, Senator Ben Obi, Tunde Ayeni, Captain Yahaya, Senator Ben Bruce, Atiku Abubakar, Jennifer Abubakar

Why Jennifer Douglas divorced Atiku Abubakar

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been divorced from his wife Jennifer Douglas, she confirmed on Tuesday. In a statement, Jennifer explained that “the core reason for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, Jennifer Douglas, Peter Okocha, Senator Ben Obi, Tunde Ayeni, Captain Yahaya

Adamu panel asks for time, Feb 26 APC convention shaky

DOUBTS that the proposed national convention of governing All Progressives Congress (APC) would hold on February 26 as earlier scheduled were, yesterday, raised by the Senator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Dr. Salihu Lukman, Dr Oluranti Adebule, governor, Sullivan Chime, George Akume, Otunba Moses Alake Adeyemo, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Senator Ken Nnamani

Senate panel moves to investigate MDAs’ staff record

THE Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter Governmental Affairs Monday vowed to invoke necessary legislative actions against federal ministries, departments and agencies engaging in secret... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Danjuma La’ah,

Olubadan succession row: High Chiefs withdraw suit

MEMBERS of the Olubadan-In-Council have withdrawn their suit challenging the consent judgment that nullified their elevation to beaded crown-wearing Obas to end the controversy and delay... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Seyi Makinde, Ekeri, Biodun Kola-Daisi, Hamidu Ajibade, Dr. Lekan Balogun, Owolabi Olakulehin, Tajudeen Ajibola, Lateef Adebimpe, Ashipa Balogun, Kola Adegbola, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, Governor

Osun 2022: The Aregbesola/ Oyetola Debacle

By Kazeem Akintunde ON January 11, some prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as well as members of the cabinet of Osun State Governor, Gboyega... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Gboyega Oyetola, Kemi Taiwo Oluga, Ajibola Basiru, Bukola Oyewo, Bola Oyebamiji.

Valentine Ozigbo condoles with the Agbasos as Salome Zainab Marwa is laid to rest

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, joined a host of distinguished guests in Emekuku in Owerri North LGA of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Chief Okey Ezeibe, Senator Francis Onyewuchi, Valentine Ozigbo, Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Mrs Salome Zainab Marwa,

Nwobodo reveals why his children can't seek elective office in Enugu

FORMER Governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Nwobodo has said that he stopped his children from seeking elective offices in Enugu State for other families... Read more

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

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UNILAG law students to be taught by legal luminaries

THE University of Lagos Law Alumni Relations Committee and Faculty of Law, say some Judges and Senior Advocates will lecture law undergraduates of the institution ,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 349 times

Tags: Funke Agbor, Kudirat Olatokunbo Kekere-Ekun, Wole Olanipekun, Femi Gbajabiamila, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Prof. Fidelis Odita, Muhammadu Buhari, Ade Ipaye, Bashir Ajibola, Oyejoju  Oyewunmi, Oluwatoyin I

2023: Rivers people will decide for Rivers State - Abe

A former representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that Rivers people will decide who will govern... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, APC,

Wife of Senator Teslim Folarin is dead

CHIEF (Barr.) Angela Nwaka Folarin, wife of Senator Teslim Folarin (Oyo Central), is dead. She was 47. The Senator’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, YSO Olaniyi in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 236 times

Tags: Angela Nwaka Folarin, Senator Teslim Folarin

Muazu Magaji’s friend tells how he was ‘flown to Kano at midnight’

THE Kano state police Command has confirmed that Muazu Magaji, a critic of Kano state government, is in custody. Daily Trust gathered that Magaji, a former commissioner... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, Ahmad Sajoh, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Muazu Magaji, Daily Trust

Prof Akinfeleye's long-awaited book launched in Lagos 

By Anthony Isibor.    EMINENT personalities in the media industry on Thursday, January 27, 2022, gathered at the Lagos University main auditorium to celebrate the erudite scholar, teacher,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 381 times

Tags: Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, Prof. Ralph Afolabi Akinfeleye, Reuben Abati, Ray Ekpo, John Momoh, Prof. Adepoju Tekumaiye, Prof Fassy Yusuf, Abike Dabire-Erewa, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu,Professor Are Af

Chairmanship: Musa optimistic of end of internal crises in APC if he wins

Senator Sani Musa, a leading national chairmanship aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the forthcoming February 26 national convention, has said that his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Channels Television, Senator Sani Musa, All Progressives Congress

 EFCC ordered to pay Ubani 12m for illegal detention

MONDAY Ubani, chairman of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL, will be smiling to the banks going by the court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

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Governor Ugwuanyi will choose his successor in 2023 - Nnamani

FORMER Governor of Enugu State and Senator representing Enugu East in the Senate, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has reiterated that it is the prerogative of the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

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Okorocha joins 2023 presidential race, informs Senate President

SENATOR Rochas Okorocha has declared to run for presidency in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Okorocha made this known in a letter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

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Gov. Diri dethrones traditional ruler, sacks CDC chairman, youth president over commissioner's kidnap

His excellency, Governor Senator Douye Diri, has announced the dethronement of the traditional ruler in Otuokpoti community, in Ogbia Local Government Area, Chief A. C. T.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 46 times

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2023: ‘Okowa, free to choose successor’ - Olaye

AS the debate over who becomes the next governor of   Delta State gets hotter,  Messiah Olaye, a renowned Ijaw-born environmentalist,   has said the state governor, Senator... Read more

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 Anti-Corruption fight: U.S Senator frowns at Malami's charges against HEDA

  ...urges Nigeria Judiciary to uphold Rule of law, freedom of expression     FOLLOWING the numerous but lingered legal battles against corrupt practices perpetrated by some persons in Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Suraju, Abubaker Malami, Senator Patrick Joseph Leahy,

Osinbajo: Your Loyalty Will Be Tested

By Kazeem Akintunde   MY first encounter with Professor Yemi Osinbajo was in 1999 when he became the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State. He had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 246 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Bukola Saraki, Abdul Azziz Yari, Aminu Tambuawal, Aliyu Wamakko, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Ahmed Mohammed, Eberechukwu Eli Dibia, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Professor Yemi Osinbajo

APC convention: Kalu meets Sani Musa

SENATE Chief Whip Orji Uzor Kalu on Sunday night paid a solidarity visit to a contestant for All Progressives Congress(APC) chairmanship, Senator Sani Musa, ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

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Modu-Sheriff's ambition in All Progressive Congress

FORMER Borno Governor Senator Ali Modu Sheriff on Friday said he is not interested in the presidency but the national chairmanship of the ruling All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

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Anyim commiserates with Gov Tambuwal over elder brother's death

FRONTLINE 2023 presidential aspirant, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim has condoled with the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal over the death of his elder brother, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

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Senate rescinds decision, approves direct and indirect party primaries

THE Nigerian Senate has rescinded its earlier decision on making direct primaries the only method of electing candidates by political parties. At the resumption of its session... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Senator Ahmad Lawan, Yahaya Abubakar, Yahaya Abdullahi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Bill to stop landlords from demanding rent annually passes first reading

A bill seeking to make it an offense for any landlord to demand payment of advance rent from tenants of residential and office buildings and spaces... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Senator Smart Adeyemi,

Senator Lawan clarifies Buhari's stand on fuel subsidy removal

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has not directed anyone to implement fuel subsidy removal, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared. He spoke after meeting Buhari at the... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Ahmad Lawan, Zainab Ahmed, Chief Ernest Shonekan, President Muhammadu Buhari

How APC governors arrived at Feb. 26 convention date

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the weekend foiled a plan to shift the party’s convention. The governors at a meeting in Abuja voted for the convention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prince Uche Secondus, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Kayode Fayemi, Senator John James Akoanudoedehe,

Principled Political Choices are not Betrayal

By Babafemi Ojudu I have seen a statement made by me, many years ago, to celebrate the 60th birthday anniversary of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu making the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 240 times

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Declare war on bandits - Senate to FG

WORRIED by the continued cases of banditry in the country especially in Niger State, with massive killing and wanton destruction of property, the Senate yesterday asked... Read more

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

Tags: bandits, NEMA, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Sadiq Umar

Davido attacks cousin over Osun governorship ambition

SINGER Davido has launched a scathing criticism at his cousin Bamidele Adeleke who declared his interest to run in the 2022 Osun State gubernatorial election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Bamidele Adeleke, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Senator Ademola Adeleke

Osinbajo’s Road to Abuja: The Untold Story

By Olawale Olaleye        SINCE  his emergence as Nigeria’s number-two citizen, different accounts had been flying around on how Professor Yemi Osinbajo, actually secured the coveted vice-presidential slot,... Read more

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Nigerians to decide next President, say Osinbajo’s supporters

NIGERIAN'S, and not any purported agreement, will determine who becomes the next President of the country, the 2023 NewTribe Project, a presidential campaign team of Vice... Read more

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

Tags: Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, Waziri Zannah, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Between Tinubu and Buhari’s favoured successor

THE market for 2023 politics has been declared open by the son of Abibatu Mogaji who is also the ceremonial national leader of the ruling All... Read more

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

Tags: APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari

Abdullahi Adamu’s committee positioning APC for victory in 2023, says Chieftain

MR Osita Okechukwu, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu Reconciliation Committee is positioning the party for victory at the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 152 times

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All political parties should zone their presidential tickets to the South - SMBLF

…says it will not support political parties that won’t zone presidential position to the region     By Anthony isibor   THE Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ forum has unequivocally, and in...... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 189 times

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Makinde, Balogun, Ladoja, Olubadan-in-Council in closed door meeting

OYO Governor Seyi Makinde has entered a closed-door meeting with members of the Olubadan-in-council. According to sources, the nominated Olubadan of Ibadan Senator Lekan Balogun; Ex-Governor Rashidi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

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Orji Kalu, Emenike, absent at Abia APC Reconciliation Committee Meeting

THE two leading protagonists in the crisis rocking the Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Orji Uzor Kalu and Chief Ikechi Emenike... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

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Ekiti Gov’ship: All Eyes On Fayemi, Tinubu As 7 Jostle For APC Ticket

ALL eyes are on Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State ahead of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for January 27... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

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Sen Ndume denies Boko Haram attack on Police Training Facility in Gwoza community

SENATOR Mohammed Ndume Ali and Chairman Senate Committee on Army on Friday denied media reports (not in Vanguard) claiming that dozens of Police Officers were kidnapped... Read more

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

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Group lauds Orji Kalu’s performance, berates ex-Abia SSG Eme Okoro

STAKEHOLDERS of Abia North Senatorial district, under the aegis of Greater Minds for Future, have described senator representing Abia North, Orji Kalu as a committed progressive... Read more

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Tags: Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa, Mr Chris Chuks, senator Orji Kalu

Ibadan High Chiefs, others drop Obaship title, revert to original concept

THE eight High Chiefs and Baales crowned by late Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2017 have dropped their crowns after agreeing to revert to the old system. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Governor Seyi Makinde, Eddy Oyewole, Kola Adegbola, Lateef Adebimpe, Tajudeen Ajibola, Chiefs Owolabi Olakulehin, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Hamidu Ajibade

Dele Momodu declares intention to run for president in 2023

By Anthony Isibor.   DELE Momodu has declared his interest to contest for president in the 2023 general elections under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The letter written by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: DELE Momodu, Iyorchia Ayu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Dave Umahi, Senator Orji Kalu

Dele Momodu joins 2023 presidential race

DELE Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, has declared his interest to run for president in 2023 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His declaration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

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APC denies move to suspend national convention

THE ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied widely plots to suspend its national convention billed for next month. The caretaker secretary, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in a... Read more

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Resign now, Diri tells appointees eyeing elective offices

BAYELSA State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on his appointees to nursing political ambition ahead of the 2023 elections to resign. Speaking during the State Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Governor Douye Diri, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, Senator Seriake Dickson

Kingmakers ratify Lekan Balogun as Olubadan

THE uncertainty over who will be crowned the next Olubadan of Ibadan was laid to rest yesterday, as kingmakers ratified the choice of the Otun Olubadan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 224 times

Tags: Sen. Lekan Balogun, Owolabi Olakulehin, Asipa Olubadan, Eddy Oyewole; Otun Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola; Osi Balogun, Lateef Gbadamosi; Ekerin Olubadan, Abiodun Kola-Daisi; Asipa Balogun, Kola Adegbola,

2023: I’ll battle with Tinubu for APC presidential ticket - Orji Uzor Kalu

…insists it’s turn of S/East zone FORMER Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said he would square... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 246 times

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Niger Delta and the future ahead

SINCE the discovery of crude oil in Oloibiri, in present-day Bayelsa State in 1956, and as it became the main source of the nation’s income, there... Read more

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

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Court remands 51-year-old carpenter for allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl

AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Monday ordered that a 51-year-old carpenter, Christopher Ajibola, remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl. Ajibola, who resides... Read more

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Insecurity: Why politicians are under fire

The problems facing the nation now are enormous and every Nigerian, including the politicians should stop playing the ostrich in the name of politics. The nation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: Senator Rochas Okorocha, Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Rt. Rev. Sunday Onuoha

“I will neither praise nor condemn you” – Kalu tells Ikpeazu

THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has said he will not criticize or praise the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led administration because of some... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 140 times

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Ekiti guber: Opeyemi urges APC leadership to adopt direct primary

AN aspirant for the Ekiti State governorship election, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has pleaded with the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt direct... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 62 times

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Ashafa advocates private sector investment in FESTAC infrastructure regeneration

 THE Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Senator Gbenga Ashafa, has instructed the agency’s South West Zonal management to explore private sector funding for the maintenance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

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Orji Kalu remains our leader,father of Abia Politics – Arochukwu leaders

IN what could be described as a show of appreciation and reaffirmation of political supremacy,Political stakeholders of Arochukwu local government council area have reasserted the former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 141 times

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Buhari Finally Inaugurates NNPC Board, Drops Ararume As Chairman

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Senator Margret Chuba Okadigbo as the Board Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited. Okadigbo replaces Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

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Kingmakers announce Balogun as Olubadan-elect

TEN of the 11 members of the Olubadan-in-Council have endorsed the nomination of Dr Lekan Balogun as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland. The Council also denied that... Read more

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Former senate president to address South East leaders, PDP officials

SENATOR Ayim Pius Ayim, former senate president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is to meet with the Leaders of the five South Eastern states comprising... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 166 times

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Uzodimma fails to name sponsors of Imo crises

EXPECTATIONS were dashed on Tuesday as Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma failed to name those behind the spate of insecurity in the state. Commissioner for Information and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: sponsors of Imo crises, Hope Uzodimma, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Declan Emelumba,

Revealed: How Ngige was offered money to accept Uba as APC guber candidate

CHRIS Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, at the weekend, revealed that he was offered money to accept the victory of the candidate of the party,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 489 times

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Senator Anyim Pius Anyim mourns death of Bashir Tofa

SENATOR Anyim Pius Anyim, for Senate president, has expressed deep sorrow at news of the death of elder statesman and veteran politician, Bashir Othman Tofa.   Anyim noted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

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2023: Senator Adolphus Wabara, others back Anyim's presidential

AS the 2023 presidential aspiration of Senator Anyim Pius Anyim continues to generate nationwide support, former president of the Senate, Chief Adolphus Wabara and some political... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 211 times

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Who becomes APC national chairman?

BARRING any last-minute development, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, appears ready to hold its national convention in February next year for the election of new... Read more

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Tags: Senator Sani Mohammed Musa, Mohammadu Saidu Estu, Saliu Mustapha, Abdulaziz Yari, Sunny Moniedafe, Senator George Akume, Cairo Ojugbo, Tanko Al-Makura, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Isa Yuguda, Senator

Soludo Campaign hails judiciary for nullifying Andy Uba’s candidacy

THE Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign has praised the judiciary for yesterday’s judgment delivered by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court on the suit brought... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, APC, C. Don Adinuba, Senator Andy Uba, All Progressives Congress, APC, National Inland Waterways Authority, George Moghalu, Charles Chukwuma Soludo Campaign, Justice Ekwo In

5G Auction: NCC not aware of Senator Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications Ltd.

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, had denied knowing that Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State has any connections with Mafab Communications Limited. The NCC stated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Senator Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Akume will return to PDP – Ayu predicts

NATIONAL Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Senator Iyorchia Ayu has predicted that the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume would... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

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2023: Igbo won’t beg for presidency –Massob, others

THE recent call by two prominent Igbo leaders – Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, former Secretary of the Government of the Federation, and Chukwuemeka Ezeife, elder statesman, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 214 times

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AMCON’s NG Eagle may receive AOC as Senate wades in

….directs AMCON to publish list of debtors SENATOR Uba Sani, chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, has declared that the 9th Senate of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 251 times

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Ekiti 2022: Sen. Olujimi, 8 other women join race

SENATOR Biodun Olujimi, representing Ekiti South Senatorial District in the Senate, on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti indicated her interest to contest the state Governorship election, slated for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 157 times

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Why we are unbundling Nigeria’s rail sector – Saraki

Senator Gbemisola Saraki, minister of State for Transportation, has expalined that the federal government is unbundling and commercialising the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to optimise its... Read more

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Sen. Andy Uba denies rejecting INEC results of Anambra guber election

THE Senator Andy Uba Governorship Campaign Organisation, SAUGCO, has denied that its principal, who was a candidate in the just ended Anambra election,  rejected the result announced... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 1,406 times

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Obiano lauds Buhari for free, fair election in Anambra State

GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has praised President Muhamadu Buhari for making the November 6 gubernatorial election in the state which ended with the supplementary... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Valentine Ozigbo, Senator Andy Uba, INEC,C. Don Adinuba, Professor Chukwuma Charles SoludoGovernor Willie Obiano, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Uba targets another big Anambra business for destruction, as he de-markets Air Peace

WHILE the Anambra people have yet to get over the role of Senator Andy Uba, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 938 times

Tags: Senator Andy Uba, Onyema Allen, Chief Cletus Ibeto, Air Peace, Sam Okolo,

Who wins Anambra state governorship election?

As the countdown to the November 6, 2021 Anambra state governorship election begins, the 18 contestants for the position are busy rounding up their campaigns for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 426 times

Tags: Professor Charles Soludo, Valentine Ozigbo, Senator Andy Uba, INEC

No election in Anambra order not from Nnamdi Kanu

SENATOR Eyinnaya Abaribe, the Minority Leader of the Nigerian Senate, has revealed that the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, never gave... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 323 times

Tags: Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, Indigenous People of Biafra, No election in Anambra, Valentine Ozigbo, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu,

INEC should have rejected Andy Uba long ago - CSO 

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have rejected Senator Andy Uba as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, George Moghalu, Dr Vincent Obiatuegwu, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Andy Uba,

Ngige faults exclusion of labour ministry in draft social protection policy

Senator Chris Ngige,  Minister of Labour and Employment, has faulted the exclusion of his ministry in the draft National Social Protection Policy. Ngige said this at a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 139 times

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Soludo Campaign Mocks Andy Uba, APC Candidate

THE Chukwuma Soludo Gubernatorial Campaign has challenged Senator Andy Uba, purported candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the November 6, governorship candidate, to flag... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Senator Andy Uba, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano, C. Don Adinuba

16 APC Govs backing Tinubu for 2023 presidency – Adeyeye

FORMER Minister of Works and National Chairman, Southwest Agenda for Tinubu (SWAGA) Senator Dayo Adeyeye has said that 16 All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors are solidly... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 189 times

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NASS to insist full participation of Nigerian professionals in projects development – Senate President

 PRESIDENT of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would want more participation of Nigerian professionals in the design and execution of projects... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 113 times

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APC lacks the political will to move Nigeria forward – Sen Anyanwu

A leader in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has slammed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for lacking the political will to tackle... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 184 times

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Why INEC can transmit election results electronically without NCC permission

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, appears bent on eliminating rigging in the electoral process in Nigeria. On Tuesday, September 7, the INEC insisted that it... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 249 times

Tags: Senator Ajibola Basiru, Kola Ologbondiyan, Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu,

Ohanaeze Ndigbo flays Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa

THE apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has strongly condemned what it described as "caustic and inflammatory attacks" launched against the people of the South... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 235 times

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 Ozigbo Vs Uba: Appeal court adjourns ruling

THE Court of Appeal Enugu Division has today, Wednesday, August 25, 2021, adjourned its ruling on the appeal brought before it by Valentine Ozigbo and the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Valentine Ozigbo,the Peoples Democratic Party,Senator Ugochukwu Uba,

Iteire commends Okowa for posthumous award on Otobo

ISOKO-North Council Chairman, Hon Christian Othuke Iteire has commended the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa for the posthumous award to be conferred on the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 128 times

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Senator Nnamani to teach pro bono at College of Medicine, ESUT

By Paul Mumeh THE Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has embarked on its 2021 annual recess. Barring any unforeseen circumstances that may warrant emergency resumption,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 244 times

Tags: Senator Chimaroke Nnamani,Paul Mumeh

Foreigners join new armed group in Zamfara - Senator Dansadau

THERE are foreigners among the new armed group that emerged in southern part of Dansadau Emirate of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, according to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 209 times

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Senator Theodore Orji in EFCC's net over N48bn security votes

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody a former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over alleged N48 billion... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Senator Theodore Orji, former governor of Abai State, EFCC, Ecological Fund, Chinedu Orji, Wilson Uwujaren, Ogbonna Orji, Sure-P funds