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2023: Female aspirant urges APC to heed First Lady’s appeal on 35% affirmative action

MRS Ann Agom-Eze, a female senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi chapter has urged the party to support aspirations of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 63 times

Tags: Mrs Aisha Buhari, Mrs Ann Agom-Eze, All Progressives Congress

Sokoto: 2 APC guber aspirants seek direct primary election

TWO gubernatorial aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State have requested the national headquarters of the party to permit for the conduct of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 60 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Balarabe Salame, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Sen. Abubakar Gada

Oyo APC governorship primary postponed to Friday

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Oyo State scheduled to hold at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan on Thursday has been postponed. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 43 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. Teslim Folarin, Dr Azeez Adeduntan, Mr Akeem Agbaje, Mr Hakeem Alao, Sen. Tokunbo Afikuyomi

APC suspends State Assembly primaries in Nasarawa midway

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the State House Assembly primaries in Nasarawa state over alleged tampering with the authentic list of delegates in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 34 times

Tags: Dr John Mamman, All Progressives Congress,

APC guber primaries: Voting begins late in Lagos

VOTING begun late at  the APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State amidst tight security, and watch of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The News... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adamu Yuguda, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Wale OluwoAbdul-Ahmed Mustapha,, Mobolaji Johnson Arena,

Jigawa APC guber aspirant urges delegates to vote on merit

AHEAD of the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Jigawa, one of the aspirant, Mr Farouk Aliyu has urged delegates to vote on merit. Aliy, made... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC),

NUP gives 635 pensioners free medical services in Kaduna

THE National Union of Pensioners (NUP), Kaduna state, has provided free medical services to over 635 members of the union from eight local governments of Kaduna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Hajiya Zainab Nuhu, National Union of Pensioners (NUP), Alhaji Alhassan Musa,

ASUU sympathises with varsity students over prolonged strike

The National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, has sympathised with University students over the prolonged strike by the Union. Osodeke made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

Stop delaying our children’s progress, Enugu parents tell FG, ASUU

SOME Enugu parents have called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end the union’s prolonged strike and stop delaying... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities,Mrs Marbel Onuchukwu,Mr Chidi Ozor,Mrs Monica Eze,Mrs Joy Agwu,

APC to decide on zoning after screening presidential aspirants- Adamu

Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that the party would take a decision on zoning after screening its 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 45 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,

Former Reps member secures PDP governorship ticket in Kwara

A former member of the House of Representatives, Yahman Abdullahi, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara. Abdullahi, a three-time... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP),

APC primaries: Lawmaker urges peace, unity

NASSARAWA State of Assemblyman, Muluku Agah, has advised supporters and party members to remain peaceful as the All Progressives Congress (APC) commenced its primaries today (May... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Malle Moses, All Progressives Congress (APC), Muluku Agah,

COEASU urges FG to resolve disagreements to avoid impending strike action

THE Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), North Central Zone, has appealed to the Federal Government to address the union’s legitimate demands to avert an... Read more

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

Tags: Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU),

Ahead of primary, Omo-Agege releases 60-page manifesto

DEPUTY Senate President, and sole All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for the governorship of Delta state, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has released a wide ranging manifesto which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege,All Progressives Congress

APC female presidential aspirant decries political apathy amongst women

 MRS Uju Ken-Ohanenye, All Progressives Congress (APC) female presidential aspirant on Wednesday in Abuja, called on women to be more involved in the country`s political process. She... Read more

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

Tags: Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Mrs Uju Ken-Ohanenye, All Progressives Congress, Malam Al-Hassan Murtadho, AMYAN

Ekiti 2022: I’ll eradicate poverty, unemployment – Oyebanji

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has said that he will eradicate poverty through employment generation and boosting of small... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Biodun Oyebanji,

EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions, according to a report published by the European Union (EU) Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. EU firms were... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU),

AU chief lists conditions for emergence of `new Africa’

CHAIRPERSON of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki on Wednesday listed the preconditions for the emergence of a new Africa”. In a message to commemorate the... Read more

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

Tags: Organisation of African Unity (OAU), African Union (AU), Moussa Faki

Kebbi youths stage peaceful protest, urge Malami to contest governorship

KEBBI State Youths, under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Youths Support (KYS), Wednesday staged a peaceful protest demanding that Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

NEWS ANALYSIS: Intrigues, calculations as aspirants struggle for Plateau governorship ticket

By Peter Amine, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) AS the 2023 general elections draw near, politicians in Plateau have begun consultations and calculations of who becomes the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 26 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

2023: Onu answer to united, progressive Nigeria — APC chieftain

Chief Bennet Lemchi, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo, says Chief Ogbonnaya Onu’s presidential ambition is the answer to a united and progressive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Bennet Lemchi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Osinbajo visits Sultan, APC stakeholders, harps on Nigeria’s unity

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President and an All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential aspirant in the 2023 election, has called for understanding and tolerance among Nigerians. Osinbajo stated... Read more

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

Tags: Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari,

Osinbajo, Lawan, Umahi consult APC delegates in Imo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi have consulted with delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Hope Uzodimma, Ahmed Lawan, All Progressives Congress (APC), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

APC releases revised timetable for 2023 primary elections

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday approved a revised timetable and schedule of activities for its governorship, House of Assembly, Senate and House of Representatives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 53 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress

Plateau 2023: Ex-REC gets students’ support

The National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS) has promised to support the governorship bid of Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS), Dr Nentawe Yilwatda,

MDCAN begs FG for immediate implementation of hazards allowance

THE Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has called for an immediate implementation of the payment of hazards allowances for workers in hospitals across... Read more

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

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Dr Victor Makanjuola, MDCAN National Executive Council (NEC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Samaila Suleiman emerges PDP candidate for Kaduna North

Mr Samaila Suleiman, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Kaduna North Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Aliyu Bello who announced the result on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Suleiman, Aliyu Bello,

NUT to sensitise members to importance of 2023 elections

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has reiterated its commitment to sensitise its members to the importance of the 2023 general elections to the union. Mr Samson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

Samaila Suleiman emerges PDP candidate for Kaduna North

Mr Samaila Suleiman, has emerged winner of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Kaduna North Federal Constituency. Returning Officer, Aliyu Bello who announced the result on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samaila Suleiman, Aliyu Bello,

ASUU: Clark urges education minister to take over negotiations

Elder Statesman Edwin Clark says there is need for the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu to take over negotiations regarding Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Pan Nigerian Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

EU Commission proposes suspension of EU debt rules for another year

The European Commission, on Monday proposed suspending strict fiscal rules in the European Union (EU), for an additional year, amid the economic fallout from the Ukraine... Read more

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

Tags: European Commission, European Union (EU), Valdis Dombrovskis,

VP Osinbajo in closed-door meeting with Kaduna APC delegates

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday met privately with the 69 delegates from Kaduna State branch of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   The Vice President is also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,

2023: Ajulo advises APC to accept constitutional eligibility for presidential aspirants

A Constitutional Lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept Constitutional eligibility for all its presidential aspirants ahead of the upcoming... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 39 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Dr Kayode Ajulo, Biobarakunu Degi, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress

2023: Tinubu woos Kano APC delegates ahead of party primary

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, on Thursday night visited Kano State to seek the support of delegates ahead of the presidential primary of the... Read more

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

Tags: Bola Tinubu, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Alhaji Yusuf Ali, All People’s Congress (APC),

Primaries: Money will not determine who pick APC tickets – Sen. Adeola

Sen. Olamilekan Adeola (APC-Lagos West) says money will not determine who win the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket at its primaries. Adeola , Ogun West senatorial aspirant,... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Olamilekan Adeola, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Olamilekan Adeola

Shekarau defects to NNPP

Sen.  Ibrahim Shekarau (APC -Kano)  has defected to the New Nigeria Peoples  Party (NNPP). Shekarau said this at a  news conference  in Kano. He said that he defected... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen.  Ibrahim Shekarau, New Nigeria Peoples  Party (NNPP),

2023: ADC most credible alternative – Chairman

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC), says it’s the most credible alternative political party that can produce a technocrat, expert and visionary president if given  chance in... Read more

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

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Ralph Nwosu,

Why APC changed dates for governorship, other primaries

WORRIED about likely nullification of its primaries by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday adjusted its timetable for its primaries. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 141 times

Tags: INEC,All Progressives Congress,

Strike: Jigawa poly ASUP records 100% compliance – Chairman

THE Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic Kazaure, Jigawa chapter, says it has recorded 100 per cent compliance after joining the nationwide... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP),

APC will take over Taraba Government House in 2023 — El-Sudi

Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi, Chairman Taraba chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the party had put every machinery in place to take over the Taraba... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Abdulahi Adamu, Alhaji Ibrahim El-Sudi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Foundation to partner music industry to sensitise adolescents on ills of pornography

Hope for Second Chance Foundation (HOSEC), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO),says it will engage the music and entertainment industry to sensitise adolescents on ills of exposure to pornographicmaterials. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

Foundation to partner music industry to sensitise adolescents on ills of pornography

The national leadership, youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has invited the party’s presidential aspirants for a town hall meeting to discuss their plans... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC youth wing invites presidential aspirants for town hall meeting

THE national leadership, youth wing of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has invited the party’s presidential aspirants for a town hall meeting to discuss their plans... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dayo Israe

AU, Singapore establish framework for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates

 AFRICAL Union (AU) and Singapore have established a framework for mutual recognition of digital COVID-19 vaccination certificates starting from May 23. The Africa Centre for Disease Control... Read more

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

Tags: African Union,

I’ll leverage agriculture, industrialisation to diversify Nigeria’s economy – Amaechi

Former Minister of Transportation and  All Progressives Congress (APC)  presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi, has promised to diversify Nigeria’s economy through agriculture and industrialisation.   Amaechi said this during... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi,

2023 polls: NSCDC tasks media on peace journalism

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has appealed to the media to focus on peace journalism before, during and after the 2023 general elections... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Hameed Abodunrin, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), All Progressives Congress (APC),

104 all-male APC aspirants jostle for 30 Jigawa Assembly seats

AT least 104 All Progressives Congress (APC) members are jostling for the party’s tickets to contest for the 30 seats in the Jigawa State House of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Aminu Sani, Hajiya Dayyaba Shuaibu,

Provide level playing field for aspirants, Plateau deputy governor urges APC

THE Deputy Governor of Plateau,  Prof. Sonni Tyoden, has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to remain resolute and allow a level-playing ground... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC),

Afreximbank, APPO urge establishment of African energy bank

THE African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation (APPO), and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have called for the establishment of an African Energy Transition Bank. The call is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation (APPO), UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), African Union (AU)

2023: I will grow agriculture, revamp economy- Amaechi

AN All Progressives Congress (APC)  presidential aspirant, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, has promised to grow the nation’s economy by revamping the agricultural sector if he wins the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Rotimi Amaechi, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, Dakuku Peterside, Stanley Ohajuru,

Ekiti debunks Oshiomole’s rigging allegation against Gov. Fayemi as laughable

Ekiti government on Tuesday described as laughable an allegation that Gov. Kayode Fayemi once asked that an election be rigged in his favour. Erstwhile National Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole,

Oil rises on EU’s Russian oil ban effort, demand hopes

OIL hit its highest in seven weeks on Tuesday, supported by the European Union’s ongoing push for a ban on Russian oil imports that would tighten... Read more

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

Tags: European Union,

Finland, Sweden joining NATO to ‘strengthen’ EU, says top diplomat

THE potential NATO membership of Sweden and Finland would “strengthen” the European Union, top European Union (EU) diplomat Josep Borrell said on Tuesday at a meeting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: NATO, Josep Borrell, European Union,

APC debunks adjustment to its 2023 election timetable is fake

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the public to disregard the purported adjustment to its timetable and schedule of activities for 2023 general elections making... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Felix Morka,

Osun University not joining ASUU strike, says Management

The Management of the Osun state University (UniOSUN), has declared that the school has no intention of joining the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

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

Tags: Osun state University (UniOSUN), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Wende Olaosebikan, Adesoji Ademola,

Community leader cries out for rural development, assures residents of inclusive leadership

MR. Christian Ughanze, newly-elected President-General (PG) of Amansea Development Union, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra, has assured the people of inclusive leadership and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Paul Okeke, Chijioke Upia, Christian Ughanze, Amansea Development Union,

2023: Matawalle urges APC members to close ranks

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has called on leaders and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the to put their house in order so... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Gov. Bello Matawalle, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,

Buhari hails APC stalwart, grassroots mobiliser, Hannah Egbo at 90

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has joined leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate with party stalwart and grassroots mobiliser, Hannah Egbo, on her... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Garba Shehu, Catholic Women’s Organisation (CWO),

Gov. Sule’s performace will secure his re-election in 2023 — APC Chieftain

Mr Jacob Achayh, a Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State,  says  the first term performance of Gov. Abdullahi Sule will secure his second... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Jacob Achayh, Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Report only facts—NUJ president tells journalists

THE National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has tasked journalists to uphold their watchdog responsibility as the 2023 general elections draw nearer. The... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, Shuaibu Leman,

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

Partisan Politics: NLC urges OHSF to withdraw circular

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHSF) to withdraw the circular that `claims’ to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

2023: I will fight insecurity to standstill – Amaechi

 Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential aspirant, says fighting insecurity in Nigeria is his major priority if voted as president. Amaechi made the pledge... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Amaechi, All Progressives Congress (APC)

2023: 93 APC aspirants jostle for 25 seats in C/River Assembly

No fewer than 93 All Progressives Congress (APC) members are gunning for the party’s tickets that will enable them to contest the 25 seats in the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alphonsus Eba,

AU deploys pre-election assessment mission to Kenya

THE African Union (AU) on Monday disclosed the deployment of its Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya to observe preparations for the country’s upcoming elections. The deployment is... Read more

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

Tags: East African Community (EAC), African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA),

FUTA students barricade Akure-Ilesa Highway over lingering ASUU Strike

STUDENTS of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, on Monday barricaded the Akure-Ilesa Highway, protesting the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

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

Tags: Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Abiodun Ibiyemi,

I will consolidate on my track records if re-elected – Niger lawmaker

AN incumbent lawmaker at the Niger state House of Assembly, Mr Abdulmalik Madaki (APC-Bosso), on Monday vowed to consolidate on his achievements recorded during his tenure... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulmalik Madaki, All Progressives Congress (APC), Bosso Local Government Area (LGA), Alhaji Ahmed Maiganga,

El-Rufai: Kaduna delegates support power shift to south

 The 69  delegates of the Kaduna  All Progressives Congress (APC) have  reaffirmed their support for power shift to the South.    The delegates spoke in Kaduna during a... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai,

Sanctions, dispute overshadow meeting of EU foreign ministers

A meeting of the European Union’s foreign ministers is being overshadowed by an ongoing dispute within the bloc about new sanctions on Russia. The ministers, on Monday... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, Dmytro Kuleba, President Vladimir Putin,

Nigeria deserves the best, Osinbajo tells APC delegates in Jigawa

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has interacted with stakeholders and delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa, with the presidential aspirant insisting that the country... Read more

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

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulkadir Adamu,

APGA says it is the best successor to APC

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) says it is the best option to form the next national government in view of current economic and security challenges... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Victor Oye,

Ekiti 2022: Famuyibo promises pensioners, workers better deal if elected

THE Accord Party (AP) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Mr Reuben Famuyibo, has signed a pact with pensioners in the state to ensure workers entitlements are paid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Chief Joel Akinola, Accord Party (AP), Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP),

Group lauds APC reconciliation drive in Zamfara

A popular social media group in Zamfara  “Matawalle Media Crew“ has commended the national leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) for uniting party members in the... Read more

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

Tags: Matawalle Media Crew, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari, Sen. Kabiru Marafa,

Maritime stakeholders synergise to free port corridors from illegalities

THE Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN) have stressed the need for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Adewale Adeyanju, Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN), Moses Fadipe,

ASUU Strike: Students stage protest at UI, disrupt movement

SCORES of concerned students in Oyo State converged on University of Ibadan (UI) Gate on Friday to stage a peaceful protest over ongoing  warning strike by... Read more

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

Tags: University of Ibadan (UI), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

2023: Our ticket not automatic for Tinubu, other aspirants -SDP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says no automatic ticket for All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other aspirants willing to contest for elective... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Supo Shonibare, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, INEC,

We want to use Agriculture to discourage youths from money rituals —Ondo govt

Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Ondo State Governor on Agric and Agribusiness, says government has concluded plans to encourage more youths into agriculture... Read more

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

Tags: Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Productivity Day: Boss Mustapha, Senate Clerk, Erisco foods, others bag National Award

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Clerk of the Senate, Chinedu Akubueze were among the few Nigerians conferred with the National Productivity... Read more

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Tags: Babatunde Lawal, West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nigeria Information Technology Development A

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

THE Enugu State Government is putting final modalities in place to resolve issues  raised by striking primary school teachers. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze,... Read more

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

Tags: Enugu State Government, Prof. Uchenna Eze, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

EU announces additional €500m to buy weapons for Ukraine

THE EU plans to provide another 500 million euro (520 million dollars) for weapons and other military equipment to the Ukrainian armed forces. The EU foreign affairs... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, Liz Truss, Vladimir Putin,

NUT appeals to FG, ASUU to embrace peaceful dialogue

MR Samson Oyelere, the Secretary, Nigeria Union of Teachers,NUT, Ogun Chapter, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embrace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: ASUU, Mr Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers

APC chieftain says ongoing reconciliation will ensure victory in Bayelsa

PASTOR Reuben Wilson, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa says the ongoing reconciliatory efforts will return the party to winning ways, ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Pastor Reuben Wilson, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Lagos State governorship race: Sanwo-Olu submits re-election forms, confident of victory

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has submitted the Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for his re-election, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governance Advisory Council (GAC), All Progressives Congress (APC),

Many governorship aspirants in Niger is beauty of democracy – Lawmaker

REP. Umar Bago (APC-Chanchaga) in Niger says the entry of many aspirants into the governorship race in the state is the beauty of democracy. Bago is one... Read more

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

Tags: Rep. Umar Bago, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023: Ebonyi group drums support for Mbam’s governorship aspiration

EBONYI group, Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), says it has adopted Chief Elias Mbam, as its preferred candidate for the 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi. Mbam, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Elias Mbam,

Benue governorship aspirant promises healthcare trust fund

Benue governorship aspirant, Dr Mathias Byuan, has promised to establish a State Health Trust Fund with a mandate to handle special ailments if elected in 2023.Byuan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dr Mathias Byuan, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023 general election: IPAC seeks 2 months extension for party primaries

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the June 3 deadline for political parties primaries for the... Read more

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

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Action Alliance (AA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Action Peoples Party (APP), New Nigeria Peopl

2023: Arewa Community in Lagos pledges support for Tinubu

THE Arewa Community within All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has pledged support for the presidential ambition of a former Governor of Lagos, Sen. Bola Tinubu. Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Mohammed DogonKada, Arewa Community, Alhaji Salisu Damdama, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu,

2023: Associates pick presidential forms for Ahmad Lawan

Some political associates of Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, have picked the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Nomination and Expression of Interest forms for him, saying Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Sam Nkire,

Fayemi’s SSA resigns, picks Reps form

THE Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Labour Matters, Mr Oluyemi Esan, has resigned his appointment to enable him contest... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Oluyemi Esan,

Trade minister reiterates role of Weights and Measures Department in oil sector

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo on Monday in Abuja, reiterated the importance of the role of Weights and Measures Department... Read more

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

Tags: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Dr Bello Gusau,Trade and Investment (FMITI), Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo,

ASUU confirms extension of strike by 12 weeks

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) President, Mr Emmanuel Osodeke, has confirmed that ASUU has extended the strike by 12 weeks. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),Emmanuel Osodeke, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS),

Why I’m consulting with people — Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says consultations with the people is critical in governance and important for national development, especially in a country as diverse and complex... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, All Progressives Congress (APC)All Progressives Congress (APC),

EU should seize Russian reserves to rebuild Ukraine – Borrell

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, on Monday said the union should consider seizing frozen Russian foreign exchange reserves to help pay for the cost... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

Sweet revenge: Ebonyi football fans hail Flying Eagles win over Ghana

Ebonyi soccer fans have hailed the Flying Eagles’ 2-0 defeat of Black Satellites of Ghana in the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B, U-20... Read more

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

Tags: Flying Eagles, Black Satellites of Ghana, West African Football Union (WAFU), Bright Ijendu,

APC slams nine conditions on presidential aspirants

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has released nine guidelines for the conduct of presidential, governorship and parliamentary aspirants ahead of primaries. The contenders have been barred from... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress,

Buhari’s ministers and their multi-million naira nomination forms, By Bolaji Adebiyi

DESPITE the public outcry against the exorbitant nomination forms of the dominant political parties, Abdullahi Adamu, a senator and national chairman of the ruling All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Abdullahi Adamu, Rotimi Amaechi, Chris Ngige, Chris Uba, All Progressives Congress,

2023: Having more women lawmakers strengthens democracy – Ex-lawmaker

MRS Rifkatu Danna, former lawmaker representing Bogoro constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, says that having more women lawmakers strengthens democracy. Danna said this on... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Rifkatu Danna, Mr Istiphanus Michael, Mrs Laraba Bukata, All Progressives Congress

2023 Presidency: Resign to pursue your interest, Akeredolu tells Emefiele

GOV. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has called on Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), to resign if he has interest in 2023... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, All Progressives Congress, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

Tinubu, Osinbajo in attendance as S/West APC presidential aspirants, leaders meet

SOUTH West presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC), governors and some party leaders are currently meeting at the Lagos House in Marina. The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Mr  Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Chief Bisi Akande,

Supreme Court upholds Ganduje-led APC faction

The Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje-led factional leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State. The apex court, in a lead judgment delivered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Jibril Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC), Inyang Okoro,

Supreme Court upholds Ganduje-led APC faction

The Supreme Court has upheld Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje-led factional leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State. The apex court, in a lead judgment delivered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Jibril Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC), Inyang Okoro,

2023: Diaspora group urges APC, PDP to adopt AfDB’s Adesina as sole candidate

THE Diaspora Support Group of North America and Europe have called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to endorse Dr.... Read more

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

Tags: Diaspora Support Group of North America and Europe, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), African Development Bank (AfDB), President Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Oba

Strike at lvory towers: SSANU, NASU laud Ngige’s efforts at resolving strike

THE Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have commended the efforts of the Minister of Labour... Read more

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

Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), Joint Action Committee (JAC), Peter Adeyemi, Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information Sy

Against the grain APC gets female presidential aspirant

THE All Progressives Congress, APC got its first female presidential aspirant on Thursday as Ms Uju Ohanenye, bought the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Ms Uju Ohanenye, Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, Dr Chris Ngige,, Dr Kayode Fayemi Sen. Ibikunle Amosun (

2023 : Youths urge electorate to vote credible leaders

A political group, Quality Support Group in Aloshi community in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has urged the electorate to vote credible and competent ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Mr Jacob Ankywa, Alhaji Mohammad Elegu-Oji, Mr Bitrus Adefu, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Local content drive key to deepening sustainable growth in Africa – Wabote

MR. Simbi Wabote, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), says that African countries must leverage on the robust platform and... Read more

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

Tags: African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr Simbi Wabote

AfCFTA: Implementation of framework critical to optimising economic benefits – Committee

THE National Action Committee for implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), says implementation of framework establishing the agreement will help Nigeria optimise its gains. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Action Committee for implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Ogo Chukwura,

Oyo deserves quality leader, says APC Governorship aspirant

MR. Sheriff Mustapha, a Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, says the state deserves quality leader, as he... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Sheriff Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC), Niyi Akintola,

NUJ celebrates Lalong @ 59, appeals for completion of its press centre

The Plateau Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has  felicitated with the Gov Simon Lalong on his 59th birthday, appealing  for  completion of its... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Gov Simon Lalong

EU countries may be liable for pollution-linked health damage

PEOPLE in the European Union (EU) can  have the right to be compensated if their health has been compromised by excessive air pollution, a top EU... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), European Court of Justice (ECJ),

African woman, Ndjabet emerges winner of 2022 Global Forest Championship

THE Collaborative Partnership on Forests on Thursday announced a Cameroonian woman, Cecile Ndjabet, as the winner of the 2022 Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Cecile NdjabetWorld Forestry Congress (WFC), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO),

Enhancing financial services sector will grow Nigeria’s economy

THE National Action Committee (NAC) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), says enhancing the financial services sector will contribute to growing Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), National Action Committee (NAC), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

NUJ calls for threat-free environment for journalists to operate

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council, has called on  governments at all levels to provide a conducive, and more secure environment for its... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Umar Sa’du, Umar Sa’du,

Oshiomhole joins 2023 presidential race

M Adams  Oshiomhole, a former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has joined the 2023 presidential race on the party’s platform. Oshiomhole, also a former... Read more

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

Tags: ASUU, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, All Progressives Congress

APC distributes 300 motorcycles to ward chairmen in Kebbi

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State, has distributed over 300 motorcycles to ward chairmen of the party in the state.   Presenting the motorcycles to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Sani Hukuma-Zauro, Alhaji Sahabi Lolo,

Lawmaker pledges to do more, if re-elected

A member representing Keana Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Mohammed Omadefu, has pledged more dividends of democracy to his constituency.   Omadefu made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Mohammed OmadefuAll Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Burundi says 10 of its peacekeepers killed in Somalia attack

BURUNDI'S military said on Wednesday that 10 of its African Union (AU) peacekeepers were killed in an attack on their base in Somalia, while a security... Read more

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

Tags: African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat,

Boko Haram: EU, British Council train 250 community leaders in peacebuilding in Borno

THE European Union in collaboration with the Borno State Government and British Council have trained a total of 250 community leaders and women who were affected... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Iyaji, Aisha Kyari, European Union

Conflicts, crises fueled hunger in 2021—say UN, EU

THE number of people suffering from hunger worldwide rose further in 2021 due to conflict, economic crises and extreme weather, according to a joint report issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 40 times

Tags: United Nations, European Union (EU)

Gov. Ortom’s aide resigns

The Principal Special Assistant (PSA) to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Culture and Tourism, Mr Tahav Agerzua, on Wednesday resigned his appointment. Agerzua made the confirmation... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Terwase Orbunde, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Samuel Ortom, Tahav Agerzua,

APC expels ex- Enugu Chairman, 5 others

THE All-Progressives Congress, APC has expelled its former Enugu State Chairman, Mr Ben Nwoye for anti-party activities. This is contained in a communique on Wednesday in Enugu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: All-Progressives Congress, Mr Ben Nwoye, Mr Kingsley Uduji, Mr Joseph Orji, Mr Chidera Obed, Mr Ododoeze Ocho, Mr Chukwudi Igwe

40 million Nigerians engage in fuelwood collection, charcoal production, says Report

FORTY million Nigerians, are engaged directly in fuelwood collection and charcoal production, says the report launched by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United... Read more

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

Tags: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Forestry Congress (WFC),

Edo NUJ plans intervention team to protect journalists

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

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

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

2023 : APC Stakeholder frowns at vandalism of billboards in Bauchi

ALHAJI Salisu Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC)  Stakeholder in Bauchi State has expressed dissatisfaction at the vandalism of aspirants’ billboards and campaign materials by suspected hoodlums. Barau... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Salisu Barau, All Progressives Congress (APC) ,

Malami refutes allegation of distributing vehicles to APC officials

The Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has refuted allegation of distributing expensive vehicles to officials of the All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Abubakar Malami, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023: It’s the turn of southern Nigeria to produce next president, says Akeredolu

GOV. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, has called on the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to zone the presidential position to the southern part... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, All Progressive Congress (APC),

2023: A’Ibom governorship aspirant promises human capital development

SEN. Ita Enang, Akwa Ibom governorship aspirant, under the All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to enhance human capital development if nominated as the party candidate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Sen. Ita Enang, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Press freedom remains elusive until journalists receive satisfactory wage – Don

Dr Patrick Okon, a lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Calabar has said that real press freedom will be elusive until the media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Patrick Okon,

Ekiti Speaker congratulates Muslim faithful on Eid Fitri

The Speaker Ekiti  House of Assembly, Mr Funminiyi Afuye, has rejoiced with Muslim faithful across Nigeria, particularly those in Ekiti on the celebration of 2022 Eid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress(APC), Funminiyi Afuye,

2023: Groups urge political parties to zone presidential ticket to north central

THE National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) in collaboration with North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN) have advised all political parties to zone the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Abba Abba, National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN),

World Press Freedom Day: NUJ Zone seeks more protection for Journalists

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Zone B has called for more policies to protect Nigerian journalists against all forms of attacks. Mrs Ronke Samo, Vice President... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ronke Samo,

Committee on African trade to develop policies for free trade flow in Nigeria

THE National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area  said it hasd begun the development of policies in partnership with relevant export agencies  for free... Read more

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

Tags: National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area,

CBN Director Tumala joins Borno Senatorial race, promises to prioritise security , youth empowerment

DR. Mohammed Tumala, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Borno South Senatorial District, Borno, has pledged to prioritise tackling insecurity and investment in youths, if... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mohammed Tumala, All Progressives Congress (APC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Babagana Zulum,

Tinubu can tackle Nigeria’s socio-economic, political challenges- Group

Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has the capacity to tackle Nigeria’s socio-economic and political challenges. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu Hope of Nigeria Vanguard,

2023: I’ll build new refineries, tackle debts — APC presidential aspirant

CHIEF Stanley Osifo, an aspirant for the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) presidential ticket has pledged to build new refineries and tackle national debts if elected president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Stanley Osifo, All Progressives Congress (APC),

2023 Zoning: Blame PDP’s desperation if Presidency does not go South- VON DG

A founding member of All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Osita Okechukwu, says Nigerians should hold the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) responsible if the 2023 Presidency... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu,

Eid-el-Fitr: Adamu urges Nigerians to pray for sustained peace, devt.

NATIONAL Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, has emphasised the need for all Nigerians to continue to pray for sustained peace, progress and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu,

UN seeks increased public finance to protect forests

The United Nations (UN) has advocated increased public finance to protect forests in the world. Antonio Gutteres, the Secretary-General of the UN made this call on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: World Forestry Congress (WFC), United Nations (UN), Amina Mohammed, Qu Dongyu,

Eid-el-Fitri: Work positively to transform Nigeria, TUC tells leaders

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Monday called on leaders at various levels and sectors to show concern for the challenges bedeviling the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Quadri Olaleye,

Union leaders task FG on review of minimum wage

SOME union leaders in Lagos State have tasked the Federal Government on upward review of the current N30,000 minimum wage of Nigerian workers. The unions said that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Kehinde Ajibade, Salaudeen Olalekan, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association, (FOBTOB), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Adeleye Ajayi, Radio, Television

2023: Lagos APC stalwarts endorse lawmaker For state’s Assembly ambition

LEADERS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Eti-Osa Constituency 02 of Lagos State, have endorsed the fourth-term ambition of Mr Gbolahan Yishawu in the Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sina Bojo, Vincent Aduku, Gbolahan Yishawu,

APC presidential aspirant pledges to harness potential of River Benue

A Presidential Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tein Jack-Rich has pledged to harness the potential of River Benue, industrialise and create over 450,000 direct... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Tein Jack-Rich, Sen. Jack Tilley-Gyado,

Bayelsa APC condemns killing of member, Sunday Frank-Oputu

THE Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of its member, Mr. Sunday Frank-Oputu, in his Yenagoa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Douye Diri, Mr. Doifie Buokoribo, Mr. Sunday Frank-Oputu

Sen. Bamidele picks APC senatorial re-election forms

THE Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele on Thursday picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, All Progressives Congress

APC refutes owning reported lost Dollars at its national secretariat

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the reported lost Dollars at its national secretariat on Wednesday in Abuja,  does not belong to it as... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, All Progressives Congress

NLC to embark on 3 days warning strike in solidarity with unions, students

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has threatened to embark on a three-day nationwide warning strike, in solidarity with affiliate unions in the universities and Nigerian students. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, ASUU, Mr Ayuba Wabba, Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja,

Osinbajo’s credentials intimidating–Oba of Benin

THE Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Ewuare II, says co-contestants for the position of the President of Nigeria are shivering because of the intimidating dossier of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress

Take advantage of Nomination form price reduction- Imo lawmaker urges female aspirants

A lawmaker in the Imo House of Assembly, Mrs Ngozi Obiefule, has urged female aspirants to take advantage of the reduced prices of nomination forms and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Ngozi Obiefule, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Wamakko frees 50 inmates in Sokoto Correctional center

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC – Sokoto) has facilitated the release of 50 inmates from Sokoto Correctional Center through payment of respective fines. This is contained in a... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Hassan Sahabi, Ayyuba Alhassan,

Two of Oshiomhole’s commissioners as Edo governor kick against his senatorial ambition

TWO commissioners in Mr Adams Oshiomhole’s cabinet while he was Edo governor, Chief Lucky James, (Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs) and Mrs Inumidun Idehen (Women Affairs)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Adams Oshiomhole, Inumidun Idehen, All Progressives Congress (APC), Lucky James,

Poland asks for EU funds to care for Ukrainian refugees

Poland has asked for additional EU funding to help pay for its efforts to accommodate millions of refugees who had  flooded the country from neighbouring Ukraine. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: European Union, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, Gerhard Schröder,

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,

EU to suspend all duties on imports from Ukraine for 1 year

THE European Commission has proposed suspending import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union for one year. The proposal, which the Commission termed “an unprecedented... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: European Commission, European Union, Valdis Dombrovskis, Volodymyr Zelensky,

KDSG not involved in decision to pull out of ASUU strike – KASU

THE Management of Kaduna State University (KASU), says the Kaduna State Government has nothing to do with its decision to pull out of the ongoing trike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Gov. Nasir El-Rufa, Adamu Bargo, Kaduna State University (KASU),

Defection: Adamawa APC flays state Assembly over sack of lawmaker

THE Adamawa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has criticised the sack of Joseph Ayuba (PDP), member representing Michika Local Government Area (LGA) in... Read more

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

Tags: Joseph Ayuba, All Progressives Congress, Musa Bororo, Peoples Democratic Party

Oyo APC group cries foul over destruction of billboards, posters

 AN interest group within opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, the Rescue Oyo Mission ’23, raised alarm on Wednesday about the wanton destruction of... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Seyi Makinde, Akeem Agbaje, All Progressives Congress, Dauda Kolawole,

Russia halts gas supplies to Bulgaria- officials

BULGARIAN officials at a press conference on Wednesday said Russia had suspended gas supplies to Bulgaria but the situation was under control. “There is already a physical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: European Union, Alexander Nikolov,

EU Commission formally initiates rule of law procedure against Hungary

THE EU Commission has officially initiated a procedure against Hungary to potentially cut its EU funding due to possible violations of the rule of law in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Union, Vera Jourova,

Defection: Adamawa Assembly declares lawmaker’s seat vacant

THE Adamawa State House of Assembly has declared the seat of Mr Joseph Ayuba (PDP-Michika) vacant for defecting from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Joseph Ayuba, Aminu Abbas,

Somalia PM asks peacekeepers to secure parliamentary speaker vote

SOMALIA’S Prime Minister on Wednesday asked African Union soldiers to protect lawmakers as they pick new leadership, after warning police and intelligence officials not to interfere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: African Union, Mohamed Hussein Roble, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), Abdillahi Mohamed Nur,

2023: Sen. Amosun notifies Senate of presidential ambition

SENATOR representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Ibikunle Amosun, has formally notified the Senate of his intention to run for the 2023 presidency. Amosun, a former Governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Ibikunle Amosun, Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress, Shehu Musa Yar’Adua,

APC Chapter Chairmen endorse C/River Deputy Speaker for Senate

Chapter Chairmen of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River Southern Senatorial District have unanimously endorsed Mr Joseph Bassey, Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Joseph Bassey, Gerald Esin, Oliver Orok,

2023: APC will take over 6 states in South-South Nigeria – Giadom

THE National Vice Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), South-South, Victor Giadom, has said that with the success of its just-concluded National Convention, the party has been... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom,

How to curb incessant ASUU strikes – Ex-VC

FORMER Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, says having somebody from the academia as minister is the only way to checkmate the... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor,

Zelenskyy says Russia’s goals go way beyond Ukraine

UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Russia’s goals go way beyond its current war on Ukraine.   “The ultimate goal of Russia’s leadership is not just to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union (EU),

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prof. Riskuwa Arabu, Nasiru Ibrahim, Suleiman Alkali, A A Maulud, Sule Umar,

Mikko joins Rivers governorship race, promises to harness state’s resources for balanced development

MR. Bernard Mikko has purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the cost of N50 million to join the Rivers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bernard Mikko,

NUJ pledges support to fight against drug abuse in Sokoto

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State Council, has pledged support to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its fight against drug abuse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamu Iro, Dalhatu Safiyal-Magori, Safiyal-Magori,

Let’s join hands to defeat insecurity, Buhari tells parties’ leaders

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged all political parties in the country to keep elections and election-related differences aside and join the administration’s drive to defeat insecurity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Action Democratic Party (ADP),

2023 elections: PDP will retrieve Cross River seat, says guber aspirant

AMB. Wilfred Bonse, governorship aspirant under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River, said that the party would reclaim its seat come 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Wilfred Bonse, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

Stock market opens week with N53.51bn gain

 THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. on Monday recorded a gain of N53.51billion following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank. Specifically, the market capitalisation garnered N53.51billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Union Bank, UBA, Zenith Bank, Stanbic Bank, Access Bank.

Conference will tackle challenges in road transport — Minister

THE Ministry of Transportation says its collaboration with the Nigerian Transportation Commissioners Forum will address the challenges of road transport sub-sector in the country. The Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Africa Continental Free trade Area (AFCTA), Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Chinwe Uwaegbute,

Low turnout observed in schools as Lagos students resume

SCHOOLS in Lagos resumed for the third term of the 2021/2022 academic session on Monday with low turnout of students seen in some primary and secondary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Akintoye Hassan, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Daystar Montessori School,

How to avoid incessant ASUU strikes – Olayinka, ex-UI VC

A former Vice-Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, says improved welfare of academic staff and prioritising education are veritable ways of preventing strikes by... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University Transparency and Accountability Solution (UTAS),

EU, India set up joint trade, technology council

THE European Union and India on Monday launched a joint Trade and Technology Council at a meeting in New Delhi to deepen cooperation. European Commission President, Ursula... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, Ursula von der Leyen,

AU applauds Macron on re-election as French President

AFRICAN Union on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as French President. AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat tweeted: “I extend my... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: African Union, Emmanuel Macron, Moussa Faki Mahamat

2023: Borno commissioner resigns to contest Chibok assembly seat

MR. Nuhu Clark, the Borno Commissioner for Poverty Alleviation, has resigned from office to contest Chibok State Constituency election on the platform of All Progressives Congress... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Nuhu Clark,

APC may reschedule sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms

ASPIRANTS jostling for elective offices in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will have to wait a little while to buy their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, All Progressives Congress

Jonathan Set To Declare For 2023 Presidency Under APC

 ALL seems to be set for former President Goodluck Jonathan to officially declare his intention to contest the 2023 presidency under the platform of the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Mayor Samuel, APC, Goodluck Jonathan

Stakeholders laud APC for reducing prices of nomination forms for youths

SOME stakeholders in Imo have commended the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) for reducing the prices of nomination forms for youths aspiring for political offices... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dominic Ezerieoha,

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

THE African Independent Television (AIT) has lost Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, its Correspondent in Minna, Niger, in a ghastly motor accident, according to a statement in Minna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 64 times

Tags: African Independent Television (AIT), Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

APC high cost of nomination forms’ll disenfranchise Nigerians- PDP, NNPP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) high cost for nomination and expression of interest forms for elective positions for 2023 has... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, Simon Imobo-Tswam, Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP),

2023 elections: Bush-Alebiosu seeks return to House of Reps

 A former two-term member of the House of Representatives, Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, on Thursday declared his intention to return to the House of Representatives in 2023. Bush-Alebiosu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Abdulwaheed Odunuga, Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, Mr Sunday Odekomaya,

2023: Pro-Osinbajo group woos Taraba delegates

AHEAD of the 2023 presidential primaries of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), a campaign group loyal to the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, met with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 33 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Ali Sani, Sen. Bashir Marafa, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Sadiq Dasin

Oyo APC caucus seeks zoning arrangement in Ibarapa zone

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Ibadan, G6 Caucus, on Thursday, expressed preference zoning of political offices in Ibarapa zone. The Administrative Secretary of the caucus,... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Silas Lasunsi, Alhaji Olayide Abas, Chief Francis Babalola, Chief Timothy Adenrele, Mr Rafiu Ojegoke, All Progressives Congress, Mr Stephen Ojelere, Chief Kazeem Jinadu

2023: Forum drums support for Gov. Sule

THE Alago All Progressives Congress (APC) Forum in Nasarawa State has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s adminisitration and drummed support for APC... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alago All Progressives Congress (APC) Forum,

2023: Nigeria needs unifier, visioner like Tinubu- Sen. Akanbi

Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, the National Vice-Chairman, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), says Nigeria needs a unifier like Bola Tinubu as the next President to further promote... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), All Progressives Congress(APC),

APC vows to stop politics of imposition in Enugu

THE All Progressive Congress (APC), has vowed to stop what it called “politics of imposition” in Enugu state. Enugu State APC chairman, Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, stated this... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Ugochukwu Agballa,

APC vows to stop politics of imposition in Enugu

THE All Progressive Congress (APC), has vowed to stop what it called “politics of imposition” in Enugu state. Enugu State APC chairman, Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, stated this... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Ugochukwu Agballa,

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,

Union Bank emerges winner at the Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards

THE Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Union Bank of Nigeria, Peter Amadi, Middle East & Africa Banking,

CBN Debits 10 Banks N7.02trn Over CRR Violation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2021 debited 10 banks a whooping N7.02 trillion over failure to meet the 27.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, FCMB group, Sterling Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Stanbic IBTC Holding

NUJ donates cash, food items to families of late journalists in Kebbi

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kebbi Council, on Tuesday, donated cash and food items to families of 18 late journalists in Birnin Kebbi. The State Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Musa Yaro, Alhaji Aliyu Jajirma, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, Nigerian Union of Journalists

Lalong cautions governorship aspirants to avoid use of foul language

PLATEAU governor, Mr Simon Lalong on Monday in Jos cautioned governorship aspirants against the use of foul language on their opponents during campaigns. The governor made the... Read more

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

Tags: Simon Lalong, All Progressive Congress (APC),

ASUU strike: Respect Collective Bargaining Agreements with unions – NLC tells FG

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to respect the Collective Bargaining Agreements entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ayuba Wabba,

Wamakko donates 500KVA transformer to Mabera community in Sokoto

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North) has donated a 500KVA electricity transformer to Mabera community in Sokoto South Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A statement issued in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Umar Bello,

2023: Yagba APC excos, councilors endorse Kogi Commissioner for Reps

THE executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yagba Federal Constituency of Kogi state, have declared support for Kingsley Femi Fanwo’s ambition to clinch... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Kehinde Atteh, Hon. Sunday Moses, Hon Charles Omoyele, Kingsley Femi Fanwo, Gov. Yahaya Bello

APC to hold NEC meeting on April 20

 THE National Executive Committee (NEC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) will meet on Wednesday to consider the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Mr Felix Morka, All Progressives Congress

Easter:Tinubu urges Nigerians to imbibe Christ’s virtue of sacrifice, compassion

A former Governor of Lagos State, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has urged Christians across Nigeria and the world  at large to  imbibe on Christ’s life of service,... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Ondo workers donate 30 motorcycles to Amotekun Corps

ONDO State workers under the Joint Negotiating Council(JNC) on Thursday donated 30 motorcycles to the state Security Network code-named Amotekun Corps. Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, the Chairman of JNC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Sunday Adeleye, Nigeria Labour Congress, Amotekun Corps,

Chinese lawmakers consider tougher legislation against women trafficking

CHINESE lawmakers would consider a draft law that would mete tougher sanctions against trafficking in women, following a surge in crimes, which triggered calls for a... Read more

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

Tags: Zang Tiewei, National People’s Congress

Wamakko pays solidarity visit to new APC chair, Adamu

SEN. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North), on Wednesday led a delegation of the state’s party chieftains on a solidarity visit to the National Chairman of the All... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Malam Hassan Sanyinnawal, NAFDAC, Yusuf Suleiman, National Teachers institute, Prof. Musa Mai-Tafsir,

UN tasks APC on peaceful, inclusive 2023 poll

THE United Nations Electoral Assistance Division (UNEAD)in Nigeria has advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that 2023 general election was peaceful... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Serge Kubwimana, All Progressives Congress

Wamakko mourns victims of Shagari boat mishap in Sokoto

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto North) has condoled with the people of Gidan Magana in Shagari Local Government Area over the death of 29 children from boat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, All Progressives Congress (APC),

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,

ADC inaugurates new executives in Zamfara

AFRICAN Democratic Congress (ADC), Zamfara chapter, has inaugurated a new state executive committee that will run its affairs for the next four years. Speaking at the event,... Read more

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

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), Alhaji Rabiu Bature, Kabiru Garba, Suwaiba Abdullahi,

2023: Group intensifies call on Emefiele

THE Unified Northern Nigeria Youths’ Forum in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged youths in Kogi to intensify the call on the Central Bank of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Godwin Emefiele, Mohammed Danlami, Aliyu Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Nigeria needs me just as I need Nigeria, says Tinubu

FORMER Lagos State Governor, and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said Nigeria needs him just as he needs Nigeria, maintaining... Read more

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

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Abubakar Suleiman, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

EU to send €500m more in military aid to Ukraine

THE 27 European Union member states have agreed to send another 500 million Euros in military aid for Ukraine, top EU Diplomat, Josep Borrell, announced on... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Josep Borrell,

2023:Akinlade declares for Ogun West senatorial seat

ABIODUN Akinlade, a former member of the House of Representatives, has declared to contest for the  Ogun West Senatorial seat in the 2023 general elections on... Read more

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

Tags: Abiodun Akinlade, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Dekina/Bassa constituents need outspoken leader — organisation

THE Sheik Ibrahim Jibrin Campaign Organisation says the people of Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency of Kogi are in dire need of a leader to amplify their voices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Sheik Ibrahim Jibrin Campaign Organisation, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Ukraine conflict puts fragile global trade recovery at risk-WTO

THE World Trade Organisation (WTO) says the war in Ukraine has created immense human suffering, but it is also putting the fragile recovery of global trade... Read more

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

Tags: World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala,

I will consolidates on El-Rufai’s achievements if elected – Sha’aban

ALHAJI Sani Sha’aban, has declared his intention to join the Kaduna State Governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: Strategy of Sani Sha’aban Support Group (SSSG), Ibrahim Auwal, All Progressives Congress ( APC), Alhaji Sani Sha’aban, Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai,

Chinese yuan weakens to 6.3795 against USD Tuesday

THE central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 150 pips to 6.3795 against the U.S dollar on Tuesday, according to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: China Foreign Exchange Trade System

Strike: FG restates commitment to renegotiate agreement with ASUU

THE Federal Government has restated its commitment to the renegotiation of the conditions of service of all workers in public universities across the country. The Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the result of Saturday’s local government election announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC). The News Agency... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal,

Oyo APC Elders Council set up committees to resolve internal crisis

THE Elders’ Advisory Council of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, says it has set up a Reconciliation and Harmonisation Committees toward fostering lasting peace... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Iyiola Oladokun, All Progressives Congress

2023 presidential election: I will run-Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has declared his intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election. Osinbajo made his declaration in a video posted on his twitter handle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, President Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress (APC),

SMEDAN’s D-G eyes Katsina State governorship seat

DR Dikko Radda, Director-General, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on Sunday declared interest to contest the Katsina State governorship seat on... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),

APC support group in Bayelsa goes spiritual, prays for unity, success

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) support group in Balyesa concluded a prayer and fasting programme on Sunday in Yenagoa. The programme aimed at seeking God’s intervention in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Reuben Initiative for Good Leadership and Accountability (PRIFGLA), Chief Timipre Sylva, Chief David Lyon, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, Hon. Stephen Ogullah, Pastor

Terrorists, bandits neutralise as Buhari joins prayer for peace, justice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review on Monday by joining Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Ramadan Tafsir, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Federal Executive Council (FEC), All Progressives Congress (

Adamawa LG Poll records peaceful conduct – Authorities

THE Adamawa Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC) has expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s local government election in the state. The Chairman of ADSIEC, Alhaji Isa... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mustapha Salihu,, Alhaji Isa Shettima, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress

Rotimi Amaechi Declares To Contest For President In 2023

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has announced his interest to contest the presidential election in 2023. He made the announcement on Saturday while addressing a crowd... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi,

Adamawa LG Poll: APC drums support for candidates

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has called on residents of the state and members of the party to vote for the party’s candidates during... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Mustapha Salihu,

NULGE seeks protection of lives, property of council workers in Anambra

The Anambra chapter of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has called for protection of lives and property of its members in the state. NULGE President... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Chikwelu Adigwe,

Pro Osinbajo groups laud Adamu’s emergence as APC Chairman

Two political pressure groups, Youths for Sustainable Development (YSD) and Osinbajo Vanguard (OVA), have lauded the emergence of Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, as National Chairman, All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Youths for Sustainable Development (YSD), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Osinbajo Vanguard (OVA), All Progressives Congress (APC),

I will use education to fight insecurity –Plateau governorship aspirant, Dimka

 A retired Comptroller of Nigeria Customs and governorship aspirant in Plateau, Mr David Dimka, says he will take education very seriously to fight insecurity in the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr David Victor Dimka, All Progressives Congress, Nigeria Customs, Mr Golu Gurumji, Mr Meshak Chindaba

Attack: NULGE rescinds decision to shutdown operations in Anambra

THE leadership of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE) in Anambra has rescinded its earlier directive for members to shutdown activities following attacks on... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NUGLE), Samson Chikwelu,

Maritime Security: EU seeks to strengthen cooperation with Nigeria

 The European Union (EU), delegation to Nigeria, says the bloc is seeking to strengthen bilateral cooperation with the Nigerian Navy on Maritime Security. In a statement on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: European Union (EU), Navy Western Naval Command (WNC),

EU set to reopen offices in Ukraine

EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said the European Union’s diplomatic representation in Kiev will reopen on Friday.   Borrell and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen as well... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

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 Union Bank launches Future-Forward Innovative Co-Creation Hub, SpaceNXT

…reiterates commitment to innovation and technological advancement in Nigeria     THE Union Bank has launched a technological and innovation hub known as SpaceNXT. Built to promote innovation and... Read more

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Tags: Union Bank, Emeka Okonkwo,

Buni presents new APC Chairman to Buhari

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe and immediate past interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has formally presented the new National Chairman of the... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

ADC inaugurates LG executives in Adamawa

THE African Democratic Congress (ADC) has inaugurated 21 Local Government Executives to run the affairs of the party in Adamawa. Mr Sabiu Ibrahim, Chairman of ADC, Plateau... Read more

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Tags: Abubakar Musa, Alhaji Mohammed Shuwa, Sabiu Ibrahim, African Democratic Congress (ADC),

Digital Skills key for youth employability, productivity, says Minister

THE Federal Government has called on youths to embrace entrepreneurship development and digital skills to build capacity for employment and productivity.   Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry,... Read more

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Tags: Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, President Muhammadu Buhari

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

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Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

International Maritime Bureau deletes Nigeria from piracy list, says Naval chief

THE Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Awwal Gambo, on Thursday said that the International Maritime Bureau had removed Nigeria from its piracy list. Gambo, represented... Read more

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Tags: Awwal Gambo, Suleiman Garba, European Union (EU),

APC national chairmanship race and triumph of sportsmanship

By Emmanuel Mogbede WITH the conclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention which climaxed activities that started with the ward, local government and state congresses,... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Sani Musa, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura, former Gov. Abudulaziz Yari, Etsu Muhammed, All Progressives Congress, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Gov. Mai Mala Buni,

Bulgaria to send Ukraine protective gear for 1st time

Bulgaria is sending protective equipment to Ukraine for the first time but no weapons.   The government of the EU and NATO members decided to support Ukraine with... Read more

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Tags: European Union, NATO,

Lagos Govt. sets up 25-member Parks Management Committee

The Lagos State Government has set up a 25-member Parks Management Committee to oversee the affairs of all motor parks and garages in the state. The Commissioner... Read more

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Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Gbenga Omotoso, Alhaji Ganiyu Ayinde, Mr Anthony Adeboye, ohn Owolabi; Mr Saburi Salami; Mr Ibrahim Onitiju, Mr Gbenga Odusanya

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

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Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

I ‘ll pursue special status for Ibadan, if…- Ayandele

DR. Olusola Ayandele, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant, says he will pursue special status for Ibadan at the Senate, if given the mandate. Ayandele made... Read more

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

Tags: Ademola Ojo, Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, Olusola Ayandele, All Progressives Congress (APC)

Why we must support Tinubu for 2023 – Arewa leader

ALHAJI Musa Saidu, the leader of the Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria, says the North must support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to become Nigeria’s president in 2023,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Goodluck Jonathan, Umaru Yar’Adua, Alhaji Musa Saidu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria (AIPCSN),

Nasarawa stakeholders pledges teamwork, unity for APC victory

Stakeholders and executive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of Wakama Electoral Ward, Nasarawa State, have pledged to unite and ensure victory for the party... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Thomas Dasu,

2023: APGA will liberate Abia from “marauding leaders – Chair

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia Chapter, is in the process of naming its flag bearer for the 2023 gubernatorial poll. The party said the flag... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Rev. Augustine Ehiemere, All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP),

Focus energy on governorship election for now, chairman tells APC members in Ekiti

Mr Paul Omotosho, chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, has appealed to members to campaign  solely for the June 18 gubernatorial election in the... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Mr Paul Omotosho, All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Biodun Oyebanji, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC: Group Pushes For Tinubu Consensus Candidacy

THE leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to make former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, its consensus presidential candidate for... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Prof Yaki Katuka,

El-Rufai, Tinubu seek stiffer actions against bandits, terrorists

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Kaduna State Governor agreed yesterday that urgent steps should be taken to secure the country. They spoke in... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,

AU to commemorate 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda

THE African Union Commission, AUC, has reassured of its plan to hold the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. According to a statement posted... Read more

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2023: How I’ll secure Nigeria as President -Moghalu

PRESIDENTIAL hopeful, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, says he has  the political will to secure Nigeria. Moghalu a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and presidential... Read more

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Tags: Moghalu, African Democratic Congress,

AfCFTA: FG to champion linkage of land-locked to coastal countries by rail

THE Federal Government says it will champion the extension of rail lines from land-locked countries to coastal states of Benin, Togo, Ghana and other African countries. The... Read more

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Tags: rail lines, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Dr Magdalene Ajani

Presidential aspirant vows to tackle hunger, unemployment

By Stanley Nwanosike, A presidential aspirant, Dr Caro Nwosu, of the African Action Congress (AAC), has vowed to tackle hunger head-on if elected at the 2023 general... Read more

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Tags: Caro Nwosu, African Action Congress (AAC), 2023 presidential election,

Adamu calls for more synergy between APC secretariat, Diaspora members

SEN. Abdullahi Adamu, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for more synergy between the party’s National Secretariat and its Diaspora members.Adamu said... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, All Progressives Congress (APC), Jacob Ogunseye, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Zamfara lawmaker distributes food items to 5,160 households

A federal lawmaker, Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace (APC, Gusau/Tsafe)  has started the distribution of Ramadan welfare package to his constituents, targeting 5,160 less privileged households. Maipalace disclosed this... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji Kabiru Maipalace, All Progre, ssives Congress (APC), Ramadan, Mustafa Hassan,

Maritime crime: EU gives ECOWAS countries 30 boats, security equipment to combat it.

THE European Union has supported the ECOWAS Commission with 30 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) and security equipment to combat maritime crimes in the coast of... Read more

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Tags: Amb. Joao Almeida, Dr Axel Klien, Col. Abdourahmane Dieng, Amb. Joao Almeida, European Union, ECOWAS

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

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Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

“I’ll deal with insecurity decisively,” says APC presidential aspirant

Chief Stanley Osifo, an aspirant for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket says he will end insecurity decisively if he wins the party’s primary and... Read more

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Issue from the PDP fantasy communique from Umuahia, by Garba Shehu

THE rejected Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) fantasy communiqué is a work of fiction by those who truly believe black is white and one plus one equals... Read more

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Orji Kalu urges APC to zone presidential ticket to Southeast

 THE Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, has called on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reveal... Read more

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

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Lagos APC chieftains task supporters on 2023 elections

SOME chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Thursday urged members to vote massively for the party during the 2023 general elections.   They gave... Read more

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

Tags: Raji Fashola, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi, All Progressives Congress

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

THE African Union Commission has awarded scholarships to 110 postgraduate students from 45 African countries for various courses at the Pan African University of Life and... Read more

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

Tags: Rickson Etindi, Prof. Titilayo Akinlabi, African Union Commission

Kwara HoS visits family of late TUC chairman

The Kwara Head of Service (HoS), Mrs Susan Oluwole, has commisserated with the family of the late Chairman of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the... Read more

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Tags: Head of Service (HoS), Susan Oluwole, Trade Union Congress (TUC),

PDP should be ashamed of what it did to Nigerians in 16 years-BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has taken a swipe at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its comments on last weekend’s national convention of the All... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressive Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

Politics of rotation in Nigeria, way forward

By Donald Ugwu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) FOR a long time now the polity has been awash with the annual rehash of agitations for political inclusion... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Olusegun Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

Citizens with Disabilities commend APC for electing members into NWC

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), has commended the All Progressives Congress (APC) for electing Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) into its National Working Committee (NWC). APC... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), National Working Committee (NWC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Tolu Bankole,

EU, U.S. open strategic dialogue about Russia

The European Union and the United States have opened a strategic dialogue against the background of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine.   The two sides held... Read more

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Tags: European Union, United States

APC mounting pressure on INEC To shift election, PDP alleges

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alleged yesterday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been mounting pressure on INEC to push forward the already scheduled dates for... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Debo Ologunagba, INEC, The Peoples Democratic Party

APC in Nasarawa State drums support for new national chairman, NWC members

The Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday in Lafia urged party members nationwide to support the new APC National Chairman, Sen.... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr John Mamman, Sen. Umaru-Tanko Almakura,

Train attack: APC commiserates with ex-Zamfara deputy governor

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commiserated with former deputy governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala and victims of Monday’s terrorists’... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Tukur Danfulani,

Kwankwaso dumps PDP, obtains NNPP membership form

Former Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Rabiu  Kwankwaso, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he obtained the New Nigeria People’s Party... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Why I established NSUK- Adamu

THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, says the dilapidated education sector he met as governor of Nasarawa State in 1999 informed... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK),

NUJ, NSCDC partner to curb quackery, fake news in Ekiti

In a bid to curb quackery and spreading of fake news, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Ekiti Command and the state council of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), John Fayemi, Rotimi Ojomoyela,

Convention: APC chieftain lauds Buhari’s leadership role in resolving party’s crisis

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti, Mr Kayode Ojo, has lauded the timely intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari in resolving the crisis... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Deji Ayelabowo,

APC Convention: Why I stepped down for Adamu- Mustapha

Malam Saliu Mustapha, one of the Chairmanship aspirants of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the just concluded National Convention, say he withdrew from the race in... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Sani Musa, Sen. Tanko Al-Makura, former Gov. Abudulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Etsu MuhammedSen. George Akume, Malam Saliu Mustapha,

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

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

Chinese envoy calls for lifting of Sudan sanctions

CHINESE envoy has called for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan as soon as possible.   “The withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur... Read more

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

Tags: Dai Bing, United Nations-African Union peacekeeping

Union lauds AbdulRasaq for embarking on road construction in Ilorin

THE Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU) Central Zone on Monday lauded Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq for embarking on dual carriageway of Al-Hikimah University Adeta road in... Read more

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

Tags: Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Gov. AbdulRahman, Alhaji Bolaji Abdullahi,

Senate President felicitates Tinubu at 70

President of the Senate,  Dr Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Lawan’s felicitation was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Dr Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu,

2023: Success of APC convention sign of victory – Speaker

THE Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, says the success of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention is an indication of the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Working Committee (NWC), Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe,

APC will take over Sokoto State in 2023 – Rep

Rep. Ibrahim Al-Mustapha (APC-Sokoto), has expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC), would take over Sokoto State, come 2023.   Al-Mustapha, who represents Wurno/Rabah Federal Constituency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Ibrahim Al-Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Traders smile home as APC convention ends

TRADERS on Sunday smiled home as they count their gains as the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention ends in Abuja. Some of the traders, who fielded... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Malam Yunusa Sabo, Mr Isah Bala, Mr Garba Dale,

PDP prays court to declare APC conventional illegal

AHEAD of the All Progressives Congress, APC’s national convention holding on Saturday, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja, to declare... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party

APC unveils convention hashtag, says party united as ever

ALL Progressives Congress, APC, on Friday, unveiled the official hashtag for its convention, scheduled for International Conference Centre, Abuja on March 26. Unveiling the hash-tag during a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Sule, APCNationalConvention,

TUC inaugurates South-West political commission ahead 2023 elections

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has inaugurated the South-West political commission saddled with the responsibility of sensitising the public on the 2023 elections. TUC President,... Read more

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

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr Quadri Olaleye

APC consensus candidates for party executives violates Electoral Act 2022 says Ajulo

 A Constitutional Lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, says the consensus arrangement by the All Progressives Congress, APC for its national executive officers is a violation of the... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Kayode Ajulo, All Progressives Congress,

Educationist wants FG consider students to urgently resolve conflict with ASUU

The Managing Director, LearnSmart Solution, Mr Sanni Adedokun, has appealed to the Federal Government to amicably resolve its conflict with the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Sanni Adedokun, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

APC convention outcome will make party stronger, says chieftain

Dr Paul Okorie, an All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain in Ebonyi says the outcome of the party’s National Convention scheduled in Abuja on Saturday will make... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Dr Paul Okorie, All Progressives Congress

Supreme Court upholds INEC’S de-registration of 22 political parties

THE Supreme Court on Friday upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The parties were among the 74 scrapped in... Read more

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

Tags: Ejembi Eko, Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advoca

EU, US strike gas deal to wean off Russian imports

THE European Union (EU) will receive at least 15 billion cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States (U.S.) this year. This would be... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Ursula von der Leyen, Joe Biden,

APC excludes political aides from voting at convention

THE Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress, APC has excluded political office holders from voting at the national convention on Saturday. CECPC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

App-based drivers drag Uber, Bolt to court over working condition

The National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW) has dragged two e-hailing companies to court over poor working condition in Nigeria. The President of NUPABTW, Mr Ibrahim... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers(NUPABTW), Ibrahim Ayoade,

High cost of producing Nigerian goods affecting export- Group

The Organisation of Women in International Trade (OWIT), Nigeria, says the high cost of producing goods and services is a challenge to the nation’s export potential.   Mrs... Read more

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

Tags: Organisation of Women in International Trade (OWIT), Blessing Irabor-Oza,

APC chieftain calls for ceasefire in Benue communal crisis

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Mr Patrick Hyua, has called for the immediate ceasefire in the ongoing communal crisis between Mbasombo and Mbaviur communities in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 432 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Patrick Hyua,

Evacuate tankers on Taraba roads, FRSC directs NUPENG

 The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Taraba Sector Command, has directed the management of National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG) to evacuate tankers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gov. Darius Ishaku, National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG), Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

2023: Group advises APC on presidential ticket, backs Yahaya Bello

National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) has advised All Progressives Congress (APC) to make its presidential ticket open to all contestants to enable the party get best... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, All Progressives Congress (APC), National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), Abba Abba,

Group endorses Ife Oyedele for APC National Secretary

A coalition of political groups called South-West Progressives, has endorsed Mr Ife Oyedele as All Progressives Congress (APC) National Secretary.This is contained in a statement in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 632 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Ife Oyedele, Congress of Progressive Change (CPC), Olalekan Obolo, Tope Olubimo, South-West Progressives,

NUT strike: Group urges FCT, union to consider pupils, end action

 Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari, Area Council, Abuja, has urged the FCT Administration and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT)  in the council to consider... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: John Awoyi, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC),

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

APC will not be distracted from holding successful Convention – Buni

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not be distracted by agents of destabilisation using the media to cause crisis in the party. Gov. Mai Mala... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Sani Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed,

Zelensky says peace negotiations are difficult

UKRAINAIN President Volodymyr Zelensky described peace negotiations with Russia as “very difficult,” in a video message released early Wednesday.   “They are very difficult, sometimes scandalous but we... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: European Union, President Volodymyr Zelensky, NATO,

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Yobe

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over low voter registration in Yobe. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Ahmad Makama, expressed the concern on... Read more

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ahmad Makama, Alhaji Abatcha Dikwa, Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Bala Mohammad, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Congress (AP

ASUU: Students embark on skill acquisition after weeks of strike

Some students have resorted to learning different kinds of skills following the announcement by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to extend its one-month warning... Read more

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

Tags: University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bayero University Kano(BUK), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU),

No cause for alarm over lawmakers’ sack, says C/River APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Cross River has reacted to the judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja which sacked 20 state legislators, saying... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Erasmus Ekpang, PDP

I’m still in APC Chairmanship race- Yari

FORMER Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara says he is still in the race for All Progressives Congress (APC), National Chairmanship, contrary to speculations that he has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Abdulaziz Yari, All Progressives Congress,

Umahi urges supporters to remain calm over High Court ruling

 GOV. David Umahi of Ebonyi has assured his supporters that there is nothing to worry about over the Federal High Court ruling in Abuja which struck... Read more

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

Tags:  GOV. David Umahi, All Progressives Congress,

Coalition endorses Mustapha for APC Chairmanship

 THE National Coalition of Buhari Support Organisations (BSO), has endorsed Malam Saliu Mustapha, as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mustapha is among the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Gov. Abdllahi Adamu, Sen. Tanko Al-makura, Sen. Sani Musa, Dr George Akume, Chief Jerry Johnson, Mr Peter Oganto, Malam Saliu Mustapha, Congress for Progressive Change,

APC begins screening of aspirants on Tuesday, ahead of Convention

THE All Progressives Congress, APC) will begin screening of aspirants for various elective offices on Tuesday, March 22, ahead of Saturday’s National Convention. Mr Emmanuel Otagburuagu, the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Emmanuel Otagburuagu, Gov. Aminu Masari, Dimeji Bankole, All Progressives Congress

2023 presidency: Youths vow to purchase nomination form for Tinubu

THE Nigerian Youths for Tinubu has promised to purchase the presidential nomination form for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Mr Idris Aregbe

Court sacks 20 Cross River lawmakers over defection

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, declared the seats of 20 lawmakers from Cross River vacant over their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Taiwo Taiwo, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC)

NHRC expresses concern over incessant ASUU strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed deep concern over the incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Executive Secretary of the Commission,... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tony Ojukwu, SAN, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), National Universities Commission (NUC),

Consensus Arrangement: APC vice chairmanship aspirant vows never to step down

Mr Yusuf Elaigwu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) vice chairmanship aspirant, North Central, has vowed never to step down for any other aspirants irrespective of any... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Yusuf Elaigwu,

Edo Govt. denies alleged plan to obtain N7bn loan

The Edo Government says it has no plan to obtain a N7 billion loan to finance the Light Up Edo project. Mr Andrew Emwanta, the Commissioner for... Read more

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

Tags: Andrew Emwanta, David Imuse, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Godwin Obaseki,

My House of Reps ambition not a desperate one, says Ekiti ex-deputy speaker

A former Deputy Speaker of Ekiti House of Assembly, Chief Taiwo Olatunbosun, says his ambition to run for a seat in the House of Representatives is... Read more

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

Tags: Biodun Oyebanji, All Progressives Congress(APC), Chief Taiwo Olatunbosun,

Students embrace vocational skills as ASUU strike deepens

As the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike deepen, students have begun acquiring vocational skills to keep themselves busy during the period. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Emmanuel Effiong, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

EU to shake off dependence on Russian energy amid Ukraine conflict

Oil prices in Europe have been surging since the start of the conflict in Ukraine amid fears that the European Union (EU) may ban energy imports... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), European Central Bank,

Court vacates order stopping APC National Convention

An FCT High Court in Kubwa on Friday vacated an interlocutory injunction earlier granted stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from holding.   Malam Salisu Umoru,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mike Enaharo-Ebah, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Bello Kawu,

ASUU strike: BUK directs students to vacate hostels

Authorities of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) have directed all students residing in its campuses to vacate their hostels on or before March 20 for their... Read more

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

Tags: Bayero University Kano (BUK), Bala Abdullahi, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Okowa mourns Emeka Obasi

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday commiserated with the family of late publisher of Hallmark Newspapers, Prince Emeka Obasi, who died on Tuesday at age... Read more

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

Tags: Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prince

Bello briefs Buni on APC Convention

Gov. Mohammed Bello of Niger on Friday visited his Yobe counterpart, Mai Mala Buni and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC). In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gov. Mohammed Bello, Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)

Osinbajo tasks stakeholders on collaborative border governance

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has tasked border managers to imbibe the mentality of collective responsibility to enhance effective border governance in West Africa and Africa... Read more

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

Tags: Noimot Salako-Oyedele, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, African Union Integrated Border Governance Strategy (AUBGS), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Ecowas

Union Bank, employees return for Third Employee Volunteer Day

FOR the third consecutive year, Union Bank and its employees celebrated their Employee Volunteer Day, EV Day, with a series of targeted charitable donations and projects,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Employee Volunteer Day, Union Bank

Buni lauds Gov. Bello for managing APC

GOV. Mai Buni of Yobe and Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC Caretake and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has lauded Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger for... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mai Buni, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Abubakar Bello

Akpanudoedehe absent as Buni, Sani Bello, CECPC members meet

THE Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday met with the Sani... Read more

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

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Gov. Sani Bello, All Progressives Congress

Buni endorses actions taken by Bello as acting chairman

GOV. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), has endorsed actions taken by Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Gov. Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress, Muhammed Bello

Police Commissioner seeks media support to reduce crimes in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Mr Umar Sanda, has solicited the cooperation of the media to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state. Sanda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Umar Sanda, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Buni returns to Nigeria

GOV. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, has taken over the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), after returning from... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, All Progressives Congress

Anambra lawmaker urges Soludo not to repeat Obiano’s mistakes

 An Anambra lawmaker, Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, has urged the incoming governor of the state,  Prof. Charles Soludo, not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Timothy Ifedioranma, Dr Willie Obiano, All Progressives Congress, Prof. Charles Soludo,

NUJ urges FG to assist terrorism, banditry-afflicted states

 THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently assist the most affected states by banditry and terrorism in the North... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Shuaibu Leman, Walin Shadalafiya, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu, Nigeria Union of Journalists,

Yari, Akume, others pick APC Expression of Interest forms ahead of National Convention

THE national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja has become a beehive of activities as the party’s March 26 national convention looms. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: President Muhammad Buhari, National Working Committee (NWC), Sen. Bananas Gemade, All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawrence Unuchukwu, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC

APC Senate Caucus to Tinubu: we are with you

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Senate Caucus has assured the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of their support for his presidential ambition. Tinubu... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

I’ll restore Nigeria’s glorious days – Sen. Musa

Sen. Sani Musa, a National Chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pledged to restore Nigeria’s glorious days and take her back to the prosperous... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sani Musa,

Kogi Govt. rebukes PGF DG, Lukman on outburst against Yahaya Bello, Buni

KOGI Government has rebuked the  former Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Mr Salihu Lukman over his outbursts against the Gov. Yahaya Bello. The state also decried... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Gov.  Mai Mala Buni, .APC, Nigeria Labour Congress,  Mr  Onu Edoka, Mr Salihu Lukman, Gov. Yahaya Bello.

ASUU strike: UNIBEN closes down, directs students to vacate hostels

 THE Management of the University of Benin has directed the closure of the institution until further notice following the two months extension of the Industrial action... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNIBEN, Prof. Lilian Sal ami,

LCCI, stakeholders push for petroleum subsidy removal

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI and energy stakeholders have called for removal of subsidy on petroleum products to save money for investment in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, Comrade Funmi Sessi, Nigerian Labour Congress, Mr Tunji Oyebanji,

17 ex-internationals line up for novelty match to celebrate Tinubu’s 70th birthday

NO less than 17 ex-internationals have been lined up to participate in a novelty football match to commemorate the 70th birthday anniversary of former Lagos governor... Read more

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

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Tinubu Support Group, All Progressives Congress, Taribo West, Victor Agali, Ike Shorunmu, Victor Ezeji, Abiodun Obafemi, Dosu Joseph, Jonathan Akpoborire

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

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

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

Strike: VC tasks ASUU, FG on settlement

The Vice-Chancellor, Bells University of Technology, Ota in Ogun, Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, has called for quick resolution of the impasse between the Federal Government and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Jeremiah Ojediran, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, Bells University of Technology,

Ebonyi govt tasks security agencies on law, order

The Ebonyi Executive Council has urged security agencies in the state to ensure maintenance of law and order and prevent security breach.This is contained in a... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Gov. Dave Umahi, Dr Eric Kelechi-Igwe, Cletus Ofoke,

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

APC inaugurates Lagos excos

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Monday inaugurated and sworn in its new state executive council members while calling for an end to... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Abiodun Ogunleye,David Setonji,Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), Babatunde Ogala,

ASUU strike: FG reacts to 2 months extension

AS the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU ) rolls over its strike action to two months, the Federal Government has reacted to this extension saying... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

AUC, U.S. reaffirm commitment to solving world health, climate, other issues

By Kennedy Nnamani THE United States and the African Union Commission, AUC, have reaffirmed strong collaboration and commitment to address issues affecting the world. This was contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Bankole Adeoye, Molly Phee, Albert Muchanga, Akunna Cook, Monica Medina, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Antony Blinken, Ned Price, African Union Commission

Defection sack: Court orders Umahi, Deputy to remain in office

EBONYI Governor David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, have secured an order from the High Court of Ebonyi State not to vacate their offices in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Sunny Ogbuoji, David Nweze Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Roy Umahi, All Progressive Congress, PDP, APC,

Japan bans export of 57 types of goods to Russia from March 18

THE Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan has published a list of products whose export to Russia will be banned in the wake of... Read more

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

Tags: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan

EU to approve proposal on additional $550m aid to Ukraine – Borrell

THE European Union may soon agree to disburse additional 500 million euros (500 million dollars) to fund the military needs of Ukraine. EU foreign policy chief Josep... Read more

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

Tags: European Union,

EU executive investigates Google, Meta over advertising deal

THE European Commission has started an investigation into Google and Meta Facebook’s parent company for alleged breaches of EU competition rules over an advertising deal. The agreement... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager,

EU leaders discuss greater defence cooperation at Versailles summit

EU leaders were discussing options for greater defence cooperation on the second day of a summit in Versailles on Friday, just over two weeks after Russia... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Krišjānis Kariņš, Kaja Kallas, Mark Rutte, Xavier Bettel,

Buni, Malami, Emefiele to confer with Buhari in UK

THE ousted caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, is due in London to confer with President Muhammadu Buhari, it was learnt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,President Muhammadu Buhari,Mai Mala Buni,Governor Nasir El-Rufai,Central Bank of Nigeria,Godwin Emefiele.

Ebonyi PDP governorship nominee urges Umahi to vacate seat

REP. Iduma Igariwey, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nominee for Ebonyi governorship seat, has urged the Gov. David Umahi to immediately vacate office along with his... Read more

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

Tags: Iduma Igariwey, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Inyang Ekwo,  Fred Udogu, Gov. David Umahi, All Progressives Congress (APC),

African countries conduct over 100m COVID-19 tests – Africa CDC

53 African countries have conducted 100,554,471 COVID-19 tests so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said at a news conference on... Read more

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

Tags: African Union

Impact of Ukraine war to dominate EU leaders’ summit in Versailles

EU leaders gathered for an informal summit in Versailles on Thursday after a frantic two weeks of supplying arms, sheltering nearly two million people and signing... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Commission,

AU urges ceasefire in Ukraine in call with Putin

SENEGALESE President and current Chairperson of the African Union (AU), Macky Sall, on Wednesday, held a phone conversation with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, on securing a... Read more

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

Tags: African Union, Macky Sall, Vladimir Putin, Moussa Faki Mahamat,

NURTW suspends MC Oluomo from union activities indefinitely

THE National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has suspended its Lagos State chapter’s Chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as Mc Oluomo, indefinitely over alleged misconduct,... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Musiliu Akinsanya,

2023 elections: Number of governorship aspirants swells in Plateau

The number of governorship aspirants in Plateau has continued to increase as the country prepared for general elections in 2023.   With many posters litering the streets across... Read more

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

Tags: Sylvanus Namang, All Progressives Congress (APC),

FG urges NLC to call ASUU to order

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to advise its affiliate, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to abide by the provisions... Read more

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

Tags: NARD, ASUU, Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Christ Ngige, National Labour Advisory Council,

UNIBEN final year student hit by armed robbers’ bullet, dies

MISS Susan Oboh, a final year student of the University of Benin, who was reportedly hit by armed robbers’ bullet on March 3, in Benin, is... Read more

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

Tags: University of Benin, ASUU (Academic Staff Union of Universities)

APC government in Osun raises alarm over plans to disrupt PDP primary election

 Osun government raised an alarm on Monday about plans by some persons to disrupt opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship primary election slated for Tuesday. Mr Ismail... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress

APC debunks report of leadership change, says fake, imaginary

 THE All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as fake and imaginary, the report in some sections of the media, of a purported leadership change in the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC)

APC Convention: We’ll surprise critics, says Buhari as he departs for London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the assertion that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) lacks the capacity to conduct its national convention on March 26, saying... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, All Progressives Congress,

Why we must not toy with power rotation, federal character – Obasanjo

FROM former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday came a warning that no one should toy with power rotation, federal character and other principles designed to make Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Sokoto APC Crises: Association of LG Chairmen affirms election of Sadiq-Achida

THE Association of Local Government Chairmen of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, has affirmed Isa Sadiq-Achida as the authentic APC Chairman elected in... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Isa Sadiq-Achida, Alhaji Muhammad Isa,

APC chairmanship: Aspirants adamant, governors push for open race

THE battle for the national chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC) remains tough for ex-Narasawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu despite his endorsement by President Muhammadu... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Ex WTO official wants more trade negotiators for Nigeria

 PROF. Dickson Yeboah, Former Head, Course on Intensive Trade Negotiations Skills, World Trade Organisation (WTO), said that Nigeria needs more skilled negotiators to lift the country... Read more

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

Tags:  Prof. Dickson Yeboah, World Trade Organisation,

2023 Presidency: I Can’t Disown Tinubu, Says Emir Of Katsina

THE Emir of Katsina, Dr. Abdulmuminin Kabir Usman, has promised to look into the political aspiration of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, with the view to contributing,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Dr. Abdulmuminin Kabir Usman, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, All Progressives Congress,

German industrial groups call for integration of Ukrainian refugees

THE confederations of Germany’s trade unions and employers have issued a joint appeal for new procedures to facilitate the integration of Ukrainian refugees into the German... Read more

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

Tags: German Trade Union Confederation (DGB), Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA),

FAO advocates inclusion of women traders in AfCFTA

THE Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for the inclusion of women traders in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Mr Abebe Haile-Gabriel, Assistant Director-General... Read more

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

Tags: Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Abebe Haile-Gabriel,

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

Why I want to be president—Tinubu

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain , Sen. Bola Tinubu said on Thursday that he is in the race for the 2023 Presidency to bring hope and... Read more

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

Tags: ALL Progressives Congress, Sen. Bola Tinubu, Oba Gabriel Adejumo,

CVR: INEC to activate 46 new registration centres in Delta

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans to activate 46 registration centres for Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Delta on March 8. Rev. Monday Udoh-Tom,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: INEC, Rev. Monday Udoh-Tom, Reps Ndudi Elumelu, All Progressives Congress, Pastor Norbert Akachukwu,

Russia to appeal against football ban imposed by Fifa and Uefa

THE Russian Football Union said it will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) to appeal against its ban from international competitions after the... Read more

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

Tags: Court of Arbitration for Sport, Russian Football Union

Retired U.S Colonel joins 2023 presidential race

DR Wisdom Osagiede, a retired U.S Army Colonel, has joined the 2023 presidential race under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).   Osagiede said this when... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Wisdom Osagiede,All Progressives Congress,

Hard work gave APC victory at Cross River bye-election – party chieftain

Mr Higgins Peters, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Cross River says the party’s victory at the Feb. 26 Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency bye-election was a product... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP), Jude Ngaji, Mike Usibe, Higgins Peters, All Progressives Congress (APC)

2023: Nasarawa APC stakeholders sue for unity

STAKEHOLDERS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Agunji electoral ward in Nasarawa state, have called for peace urging members to unite for the victory of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Sen. Godiya Akwashiki,Mr Ewuga Baba,Mr Muluku Agah,

National Convention: APC Ghana insists on making delegate, committee lists

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Ghana Chapter on Thursday protested its non inclusion as a delegate block to the APC national convention billed for March. Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Gov. Mai Mala Buni,

South Korean household appliances, cars not under U.S. sanctions against Russia – Ministry

SOUTH Korean smart – phones, washing machines, cars along other consumer goods would not be subjected to the U.S. sanctions against Russia, if they were not... Read more

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

Tags: South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Foreign-Produced Direct Product (FDPR),

National Convention: APC Ghana insists on making delegate, committee lists

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Ghana Chapter on Thursday protested its non inclusion as a delegate block to the APC national convention billed for March. Chairman of... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Oghenosa Micheleti,All Progressives Congress,Gov. Mai Mala Buni,President Muhammadu Buhari,

Japan to freeze assets of 4 more Russian banks

JAPAN will freeze assets held by four more Russian banks in another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s military operations in Ukraine, Finance Minister Shunichi... Read more

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

Tags: Minister Shunichi Suzuk, European Union,

2023 Elections: NLC demands restructuring for sustainable development

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for restructuring that would bring good governance, sustainable development and social justice as the country approaches the 2023 general... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

APC approves Zoning Committee, ahead of National Convention

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved a zoning committee, ahead of the March 26 National Convention.Sen. John Akpanudodehe, the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. AbdulRahaman AbdulRazak, Sen. John Akpanudodehe, Mrs Nkem Okeke, Prof.  Etim Nyong, Alhaji Mustapha Salihu, Sen. Teslim Folarin and Alhaji Sadeeq Sule-Iko Sami

NNPC begins loading of trucks at all depots

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has commenced loading of trucks at all depots to clear current scarcity experienced across the country. It added that there... Read more

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Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, MOMAN, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petro

Enugu State tricycle riders rejoice as Gov. Ugwuanyi lifts ban on their operations

TRICYCLE (Keke NAPEP) operators in Enugu State on Wednesday lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for lifting the ban on their operations. Enugu State government imposed the ban on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Benjamin Ikah, Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union

FCT NULGE suspends strike

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has called off the indefinite strike it embarked on Feb. 17. The News Agency... Read more

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Ukrainian refugees will receive EU protection for up to 3 years — German Minister

REFUGEES from Ukraine do not need to go through the asylum procedure and will receive immediate protection for up to three years in European Union (EU),... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Nancy Faeser,

Work resumes at Bwari Area Council as NULGE calls off strike

Members of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Bwari Area Council of the FCT, on Wednesday, resumed work at the council’s secretariat. The News Agency... Read more

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Tags: National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

Nigeria has huge mineral investment opportunities — minister

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says Nigeria has huge investment opportunities in the mining and minerals sector. Adegbite said this in a statement issued by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Investment Promotion and Mineral Trade, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Yunusa Mohammed, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Mr Francis Nwokedi, Mrs Etore Thomas, Mr Abdulrazaz Garba,

EU Commission proposes temporary residence rights for Ukraine refugees

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed to grant temporary protection to people fleeing war in Ukraine, including a residence permit and access to employment and social... Read more

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

Tags: European Union,

Court nullifies Taraba APC state congress

A Federal High Court sitting in Jalingo Tuesday nullified the state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba conducted on Oct. 4, 2021. Ruling on the... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, INEC, Justice Simon Amobeda, APC

MC Oluomo replies NURTW’s query

LAGOS State chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, has responded to a query issued to him... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya,

Nasarawa NLC rejects Senate’s plan to remove labour laws from Exclusive Legislative List

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Nasarawa State has rejected Senate attempt to remove labour laws from the exclusive legislative list to concurrent legislative list. This, the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Yusuf Iya, International Labour Organization

Buhari turns down governors’ plea to drop Adamu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday insisted that former Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu should become the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 244 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Masari, Nasir el-Rufai, Abubakar Badaru, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Gboyega

AbudlRazaq appoints special adviser on civic engagement

GOV. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has appointed Mallam Atiku Abdulsalam as Special Adviser on Civic Engagements. This is contained in a statement made available to the News... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Mallam Atiku Abdulsalam,

APC support group inaugurates office in Bayelsa, pledges to ensure victory

AN All Progressives Congress (APC) support group in Bayelsa, on Tuesday pledged to work to ensure that the party emerges victorious during the Presidential and Governorship... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress,

Group cautions APC leadership against imposition of candidates

 A group - All Progressives Congress (APC) National Stakeholders, has advised the party leadership against imposition of candidates, ahead of the March 26, National Convention. Mr Aliyu... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Aliyu Audu, PDP,

AfCFTA inaugurates 14-member advisory council, names 3 Nigerians

THE African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has inaugurated a 14-member team to serve as its Trade and Industrial Development Advisory Council. A statement issued by the AfCFTA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: African Continental Free Trade Area, Prof. Faizel Ismail, Prof. Fiona Tregenna, Dr Stephen Karingi, Dr Gainmore Zanamwe, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Dr Adeyemi Dipe

Diplomats stage walk out during Lavrov’s UN speech in Geneva

DIPLOMATS from dozens of countries staged a walk out on Tuesday during Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov’s addresses at the Human Rights Council and the Conference... Read more

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

Tags: Sergey Lavrov, European Union, the UK, U.S.

Russian football federation angered by FIFA and UEFA bans

THE Russian Football Union (RFU) has reacted with anger and disappointment to being suspended from the game following the invasion of Ukraine. This is contrary to “all... Read more

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

Tags: International Judo Federation, International Olympic Committee (IOC), Russian Football Union (RFU), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), Vladimir Putin,

AU decries reports of ill treatment as Africans try to flee Ukraine

SENEGAL’S President Macky Sall, and Moussa Faki Mahamat, head of African Union (AU) Commission in a joint statement said it was unacceptable for Africans to be... Read more

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

Tags: President Macky Sall, Moussa Faki Mahamat, African Union (AU),

Ukraine officially appeals for EU membership

UKRAINIAN President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed an official appeal for the European Union (EU), asking for an accession of Ukraine via a new special procedure, the... Read more

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

Tags: President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union (EU), Sergii Nykyforov, NATO,

Sokoto APC criticises Malami, restates loyalty to Wamakko

THE embattled Chairman of the All Progress Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, has criticised the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: All Progress Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Alhaji Mainasara Sani, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Mr Abubakar Malami

ASUU strike: We’ll block roads in Oyo, NANS threatens FG

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to block all federal government roads in Oyo from Tuesday, if the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Steven Tegbe,

Why Buhari will prefer Mustapha for APC top job — former TBO Director

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari would prefer men of integrity like Malam Salihu Mustapha if the president were to make his pick among the people jostling for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 214 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, The Buhari Organisation (TBO), Malam Ballah Usman, Malam Salihu Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Slovenia’s PM supports speedier EU membership process for Ukraine

SLOVENIAN Prime Minister Janez Jansa on Monday expressed “full support” for a speedier European Union (EU) membership procedure for Ukraine, responding to a call for support... Read more

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

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Janez Jansa, European Union (EU), Petr Fiala,

Russia restricts flights of airlines of 36 countries in response to bans on air travels

OVER the weekend, Western countries initiated new sanctions against Russia in connection with the Russian operation in Ukraine. European Union banned any Russian aircraft from landing, taking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Russia, European Union,

EU Commission working on practical modalities to ban RT Modalities

The European Commission is working on practical modalities to ensure the ban on Sputnik news agency and RT broadcaster in the European Union amid Russia’s military... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Union Commission, Eric Mamer, Vladimir Putin,

Spain proposes shutting European ports for Russian vessels – Foreign Minister

SPAIN is proposing to the European Union’s member countries to close European ports for Russian ships, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said on Monday. “Regarding the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: European Union,

NANS holds peaceful protest in Jos over ASUU strike

STUDENTS in Plateau, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Na’allah Nanzim,

EU defence ministers to coordinate arms deliveries to Ukraine

EUROPEAN Union (EU) foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell on Monday said European Union defence ministers would meet virtually to coordinate their assistance for Ukraine. Borrell in his... Read more

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NURTW queries Oluomo

THE national body of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has queried the Lagos State Council Chairman, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, over... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Azeez Abiola, Alhaji Kabiru Ado Yau, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, M C Oluomo,

Osun primary: Why Aregbesola’s man’s appeal was dismissed, by APC panel

THE Appeal Committee raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the Osun State governorship primary has explained why it threw out the petition of an... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bayo Aina, Rt. Hon. Suraju Adekunbi; Sen. Binta Masi Garba; Rt. Hon. Eugene Odo, Saad  Birnin-Kudu, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Sen. John James Akpanudo

APC tasks public office holders on friendship to all

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nassarawa Eggon Local Government Area of Nasarawa State has urged public officers to live above board and extend hands of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Alex Nangba,Mr Moses Malle, Mr Bala John, Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Bus Terminal will decongest 99 percent traffic in Karu – NURTW Chair

Mr Salihu Adamu, Nasarawa state Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), has said that the newly inaugurated Sani Abacha Bus Terminal would decongest 99... Read more

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

Tags: Salihu Adamu, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW),

Edo bank robbery: Gunmen spotted carrying money in sacks

THE gunmen, who invaded banks in Uromi,  headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, on Thursday, were spotted moving money in sacks. At least,... Read more

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

Tags: Zenith, UBA, First, Union Banks.

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,

11 political parties, 19 candidates to contest in Plateau bye-elections

ELEVEN political parties and nineteen candidates are to contest in Saturday’s bye-elections in Plateau. The bye-elections are into the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency and Pankshin South State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), African Democratic Party (ADP), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Action Peoples Party (APP), Labour Party (LP), New Nigeria Peoples

NIES: Summit outcomes have yielded development — Minister

THE Federal Government says outcomes from the past edition of the Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES) have been embraced and utilised by government, policy makers and... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES), Chief Timipre Sylva, National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC), United States Trade Development Agenc

Ukraine requests urgent debate at Human Rights Council — UN

UN on Thursday said that Ukraine had requested an urgent debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation stemming from the Russian aggression. “This is... Read more

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Tags: United Nations, Vasily Alekseevich Nebenzya, Yevheniia Filipenko, European Union (EU),

Ukraine requests urgent debate at Human Rights Council — UN

UN on Thursday said that Ukraine had requested an urgent debate at the UN Human Rights Council on the situation stemming from the Russian aggression. “This is... Read more

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Tags: UN Human Rights Council, Ms Michelle Bachelet, European Union,

APC CECPC appoints Zonal Congress Committees

THE All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) on Thursday, appointed committees for March 12, Zonal Congresses. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Mr David Lyon, Sen. Yusuf Yusuf, Sen. Ken Nnamani

EU refuses comment on ban on entry visas for Russians

THE European Union cannot yet comment on ban on visas for Russians to enter member states as “all measures will be discussed at the summit on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: European Union,

Zamfara NUJ set to hold election in March 2022

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara State Council, has expressed  readiness to hold election into all the state offices on or before March 23.   The Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dahiru Samaila,

Electoral Act: Anxiety over Buhari’s assent unnecessary, says Uzodimma

Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has described as “unnecessary”, the anxiety of some Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s delay in signing the electoral Act.   The governor said... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Hope Uzodimma, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Runsewe, NUJ broker peace between monarch, Journalists Estate Residents, Arepo

THE director general national council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Segun Runsewe alongside President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Chris Isiguzo and Chairman NUJ Lagos Council,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oba Solomon Atanda Oyebi, NCAC, Segun Runsewe, Chris Isiguzo, Adeleye Ajayi,

AMISOM receives 160 police to enhance security in Somalia

THE African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said it has received 160 Formed Police Unit (FPU) personnel from Uganda to help enhance stabilisation efforts in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Formed Police Unit (FPU), Daniel Okello, Individual Police Officers (IPOs)

APC optimistic of winning bye-elections in Plateau

PLATEAU chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is optimistic of winning Saturday’s state and National Assembly bye-elections. Its Publicity Secretary, Mr Sylvanus Namang, told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sylvanus Namang,

11 candidates, 94,060 registered voters for Ngor Okpalla bye-election in Imo

 Eleven candidates will contest in the Feb. 26 Ngor Okpalla Constituency bye-election in Imo. The House of Assembly declared the seat vacant and called for bye-election, following... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA),

Reps urge FG to honour agreement with ASUU

The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to honour its agreement with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to end the union’s ongoing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Rep. Dozie Nwankwo, House of Representatives,

APC chieftain tasks NASS on inclusiveness in politics

Mrs Abiodun Essiet, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the National Assembly to pass bills that would boost women participation in politics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Abiodun Essiet, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

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

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

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

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

We’ve endorsed Al-Makura’s APC National Chairmanship bid – Gov. Sule

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has explained why the whole stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) in the state endorsed the National Chairmanship aspiration... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, All Progressive Congress, (APC), Sen. Umaru Al-Makura,

Group commends postponement of APC National Convention

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) members, under the aegis of Concerned APC Stakeholders Forum (CASF), have expressed satisfaction with the postponement of the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Concerned APC Stakeholders Forum (CASF), Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Abdulkadir Suleiman, Sen. Jo

APC shifts National Convention to March 26- Akpankudohede

THE Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved March 26 for the National Convention of the party. Sen. John... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpankudohede,

AMAC boss canvasses support for chairman-elect

THE outgoing Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Mr Abdullahi Candido, has advised the chairmanship aspirants to share ideas and work closely with the chairman-elect, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Christopher Zakka, Mr Abdullahi Candido, AMAC, Mr Ibrahim Tanko, Mr Murtala Usman, All Progressives Congress,

Group accuses School of Nursing, Warri of extorting students

The Delta Human Rights Protection Congress (DHRPC) has accused the management of the Delta School of Nursing, Warri, of unduely extorting the students. The DHRPC, a coalition... Read more

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

Tags: Kelvin Ejumudo, Delta Human Rights Protection Congress (DHRPC), Edewor Egedegbe,

Osun APC Primary: Tinubu hails Oyetola’s victory

Sen. Bola Tinubu, former governor of  Lagos State, has congratulated Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun, on his victory in the Saturday, Feb. 18, governorship primary election... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola,

ASUU strike: NANS vows to block major federal roads

Following the commencement of a four-week warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sunday Asefon,

EU council adopts $1.36bn micro-financial aid to Ukraine

THE European Council on Monday said in a statement that it has finalised an adoption of 1.2 billion euros ($1.36 billion) in micro-financial aid to Ukraine. The... Read more

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

Tags: European Union,

APC South Africa kicks against postponement of party’s national convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, on Monday urged the leadership of the party not to shift the national convention scheduled for Feb. 26. The... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde,

Group urges APC national leadership to intervene in Rivers crisis

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Rivers has appealed to the party’s national leadership to intervene in the crisis rocking the state chapter,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, PDP, Magnus Abe, Mr Tonte Amachree, Mr Kelvin Obulo

Northern youths back Osinbajo presidential bid

A group of northern youths from the 19 states in the region, under the aegis of “North-4-Osinbajo”, has thrown its weight behind the presidential ambition of Vice... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Sani Mohammed, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Sen Omisore sues for peaceful coexistence in APC

A former Deputy Governor of Osun, Sen. Iyiola Omisore, has urged members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state to maintain peaceful coexistence during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Sen. Iyiola Omisore, Mrs Rofiat Abeniola, Mr Segun Sani, Mr Akintunde Adegboye, All Progressive Congress,

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,

Business activities, movements uninterrupted as APC Osun State holds primary election

COMMERCIAL activities, vehicular and human movement went uninterrupted on Saturday in Osogbo as the governorship primary election of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC went underway. Police... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Ogbeni Raufu Aregbesola, SP Yemisi Opalola,

Economy: PDP not qualified to cast aspersion – APC

THE ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacks the locus to cast aspersions on the economic growth recorded by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party

Why we embark on indefinite strike- FCT NULGE

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter said that it embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-release of December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Comrade Ibrahim Kabi, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees,

Osun 2022: I’ll not boycott APC primary- Adeoti

ALHAJI Moshood Adeoti, a factional Governorship aspirant in the Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship primary in Osun said he would not boycott the exercise. Adeoti, who is... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, All Progressives Congress, Rauf Aregbesola,

Civil Defence launches “war” on hoodlums, thugs as Osun State prepares for elections

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it will arrest anyone who may want to foment trouble during parties primaries and governorship election in... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Atanda Olabisi, All Progressives Congress (APC), Funke Egbemode,

AU expresses concerns over slow implementation of transition charter in Guinea

AFRICAN Union (AU) on Friday expressed deep concerns over the slow pace of implementation of a transition charter in Guinea. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: African Union, President Alpha Conde,

Nigeria’s next President

By Bunmi Makinwa   IT is heightened political season in Nigeria. At the national level, the main question is – who will win the elections in February 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Presidents Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, INEC, All Progressives Congress,

Accord Party working with external bodies to win governorship seat, says chairman

THE National Chairman of Accord Party, Muhammad Nalado, on yesterday said that top members of the party are in talks with external bodies to win governorship... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammad Nalado, Accord Party, All Progressive Congress,

NMDPRA, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, NUPENG to expedite transporters freight rate review

By Anthony Isibor.   FOLLOWING the meeting between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Nigerian Association... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigeria National Petroleum Commiss

Africa calls for renewed, redefined partnership with Europe

By Anthony Isibor.   PRESIDENT of Senegal, Macky Sall has called for a renewed and redefined, consensual, and mutually beneficial partnership with Europe that will be based on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: President Macky Sall, Union-African, Savoy-Sarr,

Students appeal to FG, ASUU over incessant strikes

SOME  students of University of Jos have appealed to the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to find a common ground toward... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal Government, University of Jos,

Buhari calls for EU’s weighty sanctions on unconstitutional leadership changes in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called on European leaders to support African Union measures aimed at ending unconstitutional leadership changes on the continent. “We also call for stronger... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, African Union,

Winter Olympics: IOC president disturbed by Russian teenager’s meltdown

Thomas Bach, President, International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Friday it had been “chilling” to witness Russian teenage skater Kamila Valieva crumble under pressure at the... Read more

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

Tags: International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, Kamila Valieva, Anna Shcherbakova, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), International Skating Union (ISU), World A

Learn modern skills to be more productive – Plateau LG chair challenges staff

CHAIRMAN, Qua’an-Pan Local Government Council in Plateau, Mr Ernest Da’a, has challenged its employees to learn modern skills and develop their capacities toward adequate and sustainable... Read more

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

Tags: Hosea Simput, Arandong Makwin, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ernest Da’a, Stephen Sarki,

Buhari, ”G4” members evolve new strategies for conflict resolution in Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidents of Algeria and South Africa as well as the Prime Minister of Ethiopia under the auspices of the “G4” have... Read more

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

Tags: Milos Zeman, Czech Republic, African Union  (AU), Malam Garba Shehu, Abiy Ahmed, President Muhammadu Buhari,

EU launches reset with Africa after pandemic disruption

THE European Union (EU) welcomed more than 40 African leaders to Brussels on Thursday in an effort to reassert its influence on a continent where China... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: W. Gyude Moore, African Medicines Agency (AMA), Frank Mattheis, President Cyril Ramaphosa, President Julius Maada, European Union (EU),

Plateau APC chair advises governorship aspirants against campaign of calumny...

PLATEAU Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Rufus Bature, has advised the party’s gubernatorial aspirants against campaign of calumny as they solicited support ahead of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Rufus Bature, Sylvanus Namang,

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike as NNPC intervenes

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and  Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Otunba Sa

UN to work ‘lockstep’ with parliamentarians to achieve global commitments

The President of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, on Thursday said the UN will work in “lockstep” with parliamentarians to achieve global... Read more

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

Tags: Abdulla Shahid, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), United Nations,

Global trade to fail after high returns of $28.5trn – UN

Global trade reached a record high in 2021, but it is expected to slow in 2022 for many reasons including continuing delays in global supply chains,... Read more

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

Tags: UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), United Nations,

APC Court ruling: Ganduje extends olive branch to Shekarau faction

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Thursday extended an olive branch to the Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau-led faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Responding to the... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC Sokoto Crisis: Court adjourns indefinitely

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting in Apo, Abuja, has adjourned indefinitely, the case bordering on the leadership tussle in the Sokoto State Chapter... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Sirajo Abubakar, Justice Angulu Musa,

Abia APC leaders reaffirm loyalty to Acho Obioma-led EXCO

NOTABLE stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia gathered at the party Secretariat on Azikiwe Road, Umuahia Thursday to reaffirm their loyalty to the... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu, Dr Alex Otti, Sen. Chris Adighije, Chief Stanley Ohajuruka, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, All Progressives Congress, Mr Perfect Okorie, Obioma, Kalu, Otti, Ogah, Akomas, Sen. Nkechi Wogu, Chi

Police in Osun State meet with political parties ahead of governorship election

THE Police in Osun State held a peace meeting with political parties on Thursday in Osogbo, ahead of party primaries and the state’s governorship election scheduled... Read more

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

Tags: DCP Kanayo Uzuegbu, INEC, CP Olawale Olokode, INEC, All Progressives Congress

Strike: UniJos suspends academic activities

THE Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Prof. Tanko Ishaya, has suspended academic activities in the institution for the 2020/2021 academic session. Abdullahi Abdullahi, Deputy Registrar,... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Tanko Ishaya, Abdullahi Abdullahi,

ASUU strike unnecessary, says Fed Govt

EDUCATION Minister Adamu Adamu yesterday expressed shock over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to go on strike. He said the contentious... Read more

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

Tags: Adamu Adamu, ASUU, Chris Ngige, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress,

Abubakar Audu University not part of ASUU strike — Dean

Lecturers of Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU) on Wednesday said they would not join the warning strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Prof.... Read more

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

Tags: Prince Abubakar Audu University (PAAU), Prof. Ogunbiyi Joseph, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Yahaya Bello,

UNIBEN students mount roadblock to protest ASUU strike

SCORES of students of the University of Benin on Wednesday barricaded the ever-busy Benin-Ore-Sagamu road to protest the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Benin UNIBEN, National Executive Council (NEC),

Matawalle won’t resign, APC replies PDP

THE Zamfara Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) says Gov. Bello Matawalle, would not resign his position as the state governor, as demanded by Peoples Democratic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Gov. Bello Matawalle, PDP,

Alex Ekwueme Varsity joins ASUU nation-wide strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike (AE-FUNAI) branch has joined its counterparts in the one-month nationwide warning strike. This is... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, AE-FUNAI, Dr Ogugua Egwu, Dr Joseph Chukwu,

No Ukraine attack on Wednesday – Russian EU envoy

RUSSIA'S ambassador to the European Union (EU), Vladimir Chizhov, has rejected U.S. warnings of a possible Russian attack on Ukraine on Wednesday. Chischow said this in remarks... Read more

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

Tags: Vladimir Chizhov, European Union,

Signing of Electoral Amendment Bill: The waiting game continues

By Christabel Ejenike Despite the reactions that trailed the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill into law and the amendments made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, All Progressive Congress APC,

App-based drivers’ union seek good policy in Lagos

 The Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers (NUPABTW) has urged the Lagos State Government to initiate policies to make ride hailing business a win-win platform... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers

Osun APC Primary: I’m confident of victory, says Oyetola

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says he is confident of clinching the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket at its primary  slated for Feb. 19. Oyetola said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, GOV. Gboyega Oyetola, Oba Omowonuola Oyesosin

UNIlorin Students’ Union donates N2m to sick members

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union, under the aegis of Babatunde Lukman Foundation, has donated N2.4 million to five students of the institution with various health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: University of Ilorin Students’ Union, Prof. Lanre Ajibade,

EU to invest £820m in Nigeria’s digital economy

The European Union (EU) under its Gateway Initiative has disclosed plans to invest about 820 million Euros in the Nigerian digital economy sector over the next... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), Margre Vestager,

Former minister lauds Zamfara APC for promoting peace

THE Former Minister of Finance, Amb. Bashir Yuguda, has commended the Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for adopting consultation strategy to promote peace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Amb. Bashir Yuguda, All Progressives Congress, Tukur Danfulani, Yusuf Idris.

Pantami’s promotion as professor illegal – ASUU

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has rejected the promotion of Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ibrahim Pantami as a Professor of cyber... Read more

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

Tags: Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Academic Staff Union of Universities, FUTO, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,

ASUU declares one-month ‘total’ strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a four-week “comprehensive and total” strike. The strike will take effect from February 14, 2022. ASUU National President Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke

Don’t allow bigwigs presidential ambition destroy APC, Forum urges Buhari

The Concerned Members Forum of All Progressives Congress  (APC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow the 2023 presidential ambition of some top members... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress  (APC), Okpokwu Ogenyi,

Sen. Bamidele sheathes sword over APC Ekiti State’s governorship primary

One of the aggrieved governorship aspirants in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Jan. 27 primary in Ekiti State, Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, has sheathed his sword. He said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Opeyemi Bamidele, Biodun Oyebanji,

U.S., allies urge Sudan to stop political detentions

A group of Western countries and entities, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union, expressed concerns over the recent political arrests in... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, Gen. Abdel Fattah Burhan, Abdalla Hamdok,

EU, allies urges Sudan to stop arrests, detentions of political figures

The European Union,  Canada, Norway, Switzerland, UK , and the U.S.  have expressed concern over the arrests and detentions of several major political figures in Sudan... Read more

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

Tags: European Union,

EU, allies urges Sudan to stop arrests, detentions of political figures

The European Union,  Canada, Norway, Switzerland, UK , and the U.S.  have expressed concern over the arrests and detentions of several major political figures in Sudan... Read more

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

Tags: European Union,

Prof. Gumus denies APC membership

THE newly confirmed Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Rhoda Gumus has expressed shock over reports and petitions accusing her of being a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: INEC, Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Adams Fasingha & Co, Mr. Deji Adeyanju, All Progressives Congress

‘Nigeria should return to regionalism’

THE Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams has stressed the need for Nigeria to go back to regionalism ahead of the 2023 polls. Speaking during... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Gani Adams, Oodua Progressive Union

Abia APC crisis: Nwankpa hands over to Obioma as state Chairman

 THE outgone Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia, Chief Donatus Nwankpa, on Thursday, handed over to Chief Iheanacho Obioma as the new state... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Mike Ozoemena, All Progressives Congress, Dr Kingsley Ononogbu, Chief Iheanacho Obioma , Chief Donatus Nwankpa,

FCT teachers suspend 3 weeks strike

PRIMARY school teachers in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have suspended their three weeks strike over non-payment of outstanding arrears. The Chairman, National... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Candido, National Union of Teachers, Comrade Stephen Knabayi,

Defection: Court okays Matawalle, others to be joined in suit

 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s plea to join Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara as a defendant in a... Read more

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

Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, All Progressives Congress, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo

Statutory Adamawa delegates endorse Salihu Mustapha as APC’s National Chairman

STOTUTORY Adamawa delegates to the Feb. 26 national convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have promised to support Malam Saliu Mustapha’s quest for the national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, Umar Yapak, Mr Dapo Okubanjo, Malam Saliu Mustapha

2023: Ameachi’s turbaning and the unfolding politics in APC

by GODWIN ENNA       THE turbaning of the minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi as ‘the Dan-Amanar of Daura’ in Daura, Katsina State, the home... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Farouk Umar Farouk, Rt. Hon. Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari,

APC stakeholders endorse Udom Ekpoudum for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial Seat

Some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom have endorsed Retired DIG Udom Ekpoudum to contest the Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene) Senatorial... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Retired DIG Udom Ekpoudum, Dr Amadu Atai,

Nigerian stock market rebounds by N54bn

Bullish sentiment returned to the Nigerian equities market on Wednesday following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank, which ensured the first gain of the... Read more

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

Tags: NEM Insurance, Juli Plc, Access Bank, Union Bank, Nigerian Exchange Group (NGXGroup),

Ojukwu Varsity: ASUU factions clash, disagree on strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU) Branch, is divided over the decision to join the impending national strike by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Prof. Osita Chiaghalam,

ASUU threatens indefinite strike over alleged FG’s failure to fulfill past agreements

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike over the Federal Government’s alleged failure to fulfill agreements earlier reached... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Salahu Lawal,

Imo Chair hails prevailing peace in Obowo APC structure

 Imo Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) Dr MackDonald Ebere says that Obowo Local Government Area (LGA) has the most peaceful party structure in Imo.Ebere said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr MackDonald Ebere,

Group lauds High Court judgement on Zamfara Governor

A coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) youths in Zamfara, has applauded the Federal High Court, Gusau, judgement affirming  Bello Matawalle, as Zamfara Governor. Mr Najeeb Alzamfari,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress

Google sues S/Korea antimonopoly regulator over $173m fine

 Google filed a lawsuit against the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) after the regulator fined google 173 million dollars for obstructing Korean smartphone makers from using... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC)

ASUU urges FG to fulfil promises, avert imminent strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on Nigerians to prevail on the Federal Government to prevent imminent strike by fulfilling its promises. Prof Ayo... Read more

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

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities

Fuel scarcity, conspiracy to remove subsidy - Wabba

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has alleged that the emergence of queues in filling stations are part of conspiracy theories to force subsidy... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

Fuel queue: Sanction culprits, APC S/Africa tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has expressed concern over the return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and some parts of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

NUT seeks legal backing for proposed Ogun Education Trust Fund

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked Gov. Dapo Abiodun to initiate a bill aimed at providing a legal framework for the establishment of the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Mr Samson Oyelere,

APC stalwart warns politicians against hate speech

Chief Amos Gizo, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has advised politicians in the state and the country in general to desist... Read more

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

Tags: Amos Gizo, All Progressives Congress (APC)

Nigeria will remain a multi-party democracy -Stakeholders

Political stakeholders in Nigeria, have expressed optimism that the country will remain a multi-party democracy, in spite of challenges facing smaller political parties.A cross section of... Read more

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

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Action Alliance (AA), Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Kenneth Udeze,

Don’t remove Labour from Exclusive List – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will strongly advocate against removing Labour from the Exclusive Legislative List. NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress

2023: Group urges APC to adopt Tinubu as consensus candidate

 A group, Asiwaju Project Beyond 2023, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt Sen. Bola Tinubu as its consensus presidential candidate for 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, Mr Realwan Okpanachi, President Muhammadu Buhari.

APC will reclaim Edo in 2023– State chairman

Retired Col. David Imuse, Chairman, Edo chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party is working on strategies to reclaim the state in 2023 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: David Imuse, All Progressives Congress (APC),

APC Chairmanship: Buhari’s ally, Mustapha leads in online poll

Mr Saliu Mustapha is the most preferred among the contestants for the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship office from the North-Central, the result of an... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Saliu Mustapha, All Progressives Congress (APC)Sen. George Akume, Sen. Sani Musa,

EU demands end to torture in Uganda

The European Union on Monday demanded punishment for perpetrators of torture in Uganda after images of a recently detained author circulated in domestic media showing marks... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, President Yoweri Museveni, Fred Enanga,

AU Heads of State, Govt outline African priorities for 2022

The Assembly of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government on Sunday ended its 35th ordinary session, outlining African priorities for 2022 and beyond. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: African Union (AU), President Macky Sall,

National Convention: South-South APC youths sue for peace

 Ahead of its national convention on Feb. 26, youth members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) South-South zone, have called for more unity and opportunities for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni-led, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mr Gabriel Iduseri, Dr Washington Osifo,

IAEA launches cancer care initiative in Africa

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday, World Cancer Day, launched a new initiative aimed at providing cancer care for people living in low and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Moussa Faki Mahamat, Rafael Mariano Grossi,, African Union (AU),

Coups, COVID and climate test African leaders at summit

African leaders gather at an African Union summit this weekend to try to forge a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. They also plan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: African Union, President Cyril Ramaphosa, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Ebba Kalondo, Sharon Bar-li,

New Enugu State APC Chairman promises party turn around

 The newly inaugurated Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Chief Ugochukwu Agballah, has promised to turn around the fortune of the party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Ugochukwu Agballah, Mrs Adaaku Ogbu,

EU, U.S. agree to resume trade in mussels, clams, oysters

EU and U.S. on Friday agreed to resume trade in mussels, clams and oysters from the end of February marking another step in improved transatlantic relations. Trade... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: European Union, United States,

Continental Free Trade: African leaders to discuss boosting Africa’s transport sector

African leaders are set to meet next week to discuss boosting the African transport sector as a key impetus to spur a continental free trade pact. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Union (AU), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

NLC pays tributes to Gen. Kassonghov of DR Congo

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the death of late Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov  of DR Congo as a loss to the Pan-African movement and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Hassan Sunmonu, Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov, Mr Ayuba Wabba,

APC rerun primaries for Jos North/Bassa holds Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says itihas rescheduled its rerun primaries for Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency by-election for Feb. 4.   The rerun was announced in a statement... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Sylvanus Namang,

FCTA pledges commitment to job creation, empowering less privileged

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has pledged commitment to job creation and empowering the less privileged in FCT communities. The Federal Capital Territory Minister of State,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), All Progressives Congress, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Mr Abdulrahman Ajiya,

ASUU to embark on fresh indefinite strike

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it would soon embark on an indefinite strike to press home their demands one month after it suspended... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Dr Lazarus Maigoro, NUC

Labour threatens strike in C’ River over non-implementation of MoU

ORGANIZED labour in Cross River has threatened to down tool again if the memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the state government is not implemented. The body,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ben Ukpekpi,

Tension as policemen block APC national secretariat entrance

THERE is palpable tension at Buhari House, the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the Caretaker Committee continues its preparation for the inauguration... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress

2023: South-East to prune presidential candidates to three

WORRIED by the increasing number of presidential aspirants indicating their interest to contest the 2023 general election from the South-East, Igbo leaders in the area have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Damian Okeke, Chief Mbazurike Amechi, All Nigeria Peoples Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party,

Tight security at APC secretariat as party inaugurates state chairmen

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Abuja tightened security in and around its National Secretariat as the party inaugurates elected state chairmen. Also, human and... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Mai Mala Buni-led, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC),

Polish submits bill in move to end rule of law with EU

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday submitted legislation to dismantle a controversial disciplinary chamber for judges. Duda said the move was in anticipation that it would allow... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: European Union, Andrzej Duda, Bartlomiej Przymusinski,

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,

Afghan TV reporters free after 2 days in detention

Two Afghan TV reporters, Waris Hasrat and Aslam Hijab, have been released after spending two days in Taliban detention, their colleagues confirmed on Wednesday.Ali Jawad Asghari,... Read more

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

Tags: Waris Hasrat, Aslam Hijab, European Union,

Former Yobe Senator, Hassan defects to APC from PDP

Sen. Mohammed Hassan, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former senator representing Yobe South, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed, Sen. Mohammed Hassan, Ahmad Lawan, Alhaji Muhammadu Gadaka, Sen. Ibrahim Bomoi, Mr Abubakar Aliyu,

Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Benue Governor of not being truthful about the payment of accumulated salaries, pensions and gratuities owed civil servants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Niyi Akinsiju, Cassidy Madueke, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Governor Ortom, Garba Shehu,

Modu-Sheriff condoles with Mangal over mother’s death

Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff, a frontline national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has condoled with Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, a famous Katsina business mogul, over... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff, All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Dahiru Mangal,

Gombe APC chieftain, Gwamna resigns from party

ALHAJI Jamil Gwamna, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress , APC, in Gombe state, on Tuesday, resigned his membership of the party. In his resignation letter addressed... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Jamil Gwamna, People’s Democratic Party, All Progressive Congress,

Giving up Lufthansa school strategic mistake-Pilot Union

THE German pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has accused Lufthansa of making a strategic mistake by transferring its traditional flight school in Goodyear in the U.S.... Read more

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

Tags: German pilots’ union, Stefan Herth, United Airlines

EU to blacklist 5 members of Mali’s junta

European Union on Tuesday agreed to impose travel bans and freeze assets on five members of Mali’s junta after the military rulers went back on an... Read more

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Tags: European Union, ECOWAS,

APC Professionals Forum postpones inaugural conference

 The All Progressives Congress (APC) Professionals Forum, has postponed its inaugural conference“Role of Professionals in Politics and Nation Building” earlier slated for Feb. 3, indefinitely. Dr Isa... Read more

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 FOI desk officers of public institutions meet on establishment of online platform to share information 

FREEDOM of Information (FOI) Desk Officers from various Federal public institutions will meet at a two-day workshop in Abuja on February 1 and 2, 2022 to... Read more

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

Tags: Edetaen Ojo,  Abubakar Malami, European Union,

Governors lead opposition to reworked Electoral Bill

A row has broken out over the reworked Electoral Bill, it was learnt yesterday. The Bill is due to be delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari today for... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress,

APC chair: Governors in the dark as Buhari keeps party guessing

By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation and Jide Orintunsin, Abuja … Anger over secret push of Bawa Bwari, Abdullahi Adamu for slot … Northeast aspirants in jeopardy... Read more

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

Tags: ex-Governor Isa Yuguda, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Governor Danjuma Goje, All Progressives Congress, Hon. Bawa Bwari, Governor Dapo Abiodun,

Umahi, Atiku in war of words over PDP spokesman, party secretariat

EBONYI State Governor, David Umahi, has denied having a hand in the continued closure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state head office in Abakaliki, the... Read more

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

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Governor David Umahi, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, All Progressives Congress

FG has achieved more than U.S. in infrastructure - Fashola

MINISTER of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said that President Muhammadu Buhari administration has made more achievements than the United States government in terms of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Babatunde Fashola, President Muhammadu Buhari All Progressives Congress

EU sees surge of asylum seekers from Afghanistan in November

About 71,400 applications for asylum were lodged in the European Union and associated countries in November, up by nine per cent from October and the second-highest... Read more

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

Tags: European Union (EU), European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA),

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

7 APC governorship aspirants step down in Ekiti

SEVEN All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirants vying for governorship seat in Ekiti State have withdrawn from the party’s primary election. The aspirants are; Kayode Mojo, Demola Popoola,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Biodun Oyebanji, Afolabi Oluwasola, Opeyemi Bamidele, Kayode Mojo, Demola Popoola, Femi Bamisile, Bamidele Faparusi, Dayo Adeyeye, All Progressives Congress

Resuscitate refineries before subsidy withdrawal – NLC tells FG

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba has urged the federal government to resuscitate the nation’s four refineries and build new ones before withdrawing fuel subsidy. Wabba,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

NUT receives accusation form teachers

A group of teachers under the aegis of Concerned Teachers of Nigeria, has accused the national body of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, of retaining retirees... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Ojevwe Clement,, Leadership, Nigeria Union of Teachers

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

Tags: Senator Rochas Okorocha, All Progressives Congress, Ahmad Lawan

2023: House member names Osinbajo, Fashola, Gbajabiamila best for APC ticket

SIMON Karu, a Member of House of Representatives representing Kaltungo/Shongom federal constituency of Gombe State, has suggested that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Raji Fashola, minister of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Femi Gbajabiamiala, Raji Fashola, Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress, Simon Karu

2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Miyetti Allah, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NUJ calls for ageing policy to be domesticated

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Council, has called on the 36 states of the federation to domesticate the National Policy on... Read more

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

Tags: Omini Oden, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Nigeria Union of Journalists

Teachers strike: Abuja primary schools shut down again

PRIMARY schools teachers in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have begun an indefinite strike on Wednesday over some pending arrears with area councils in the territory. Ameh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Philip Aduda, Ameh Baba, National Union of Teachers

Yola electricity firm shut over staff dismissal

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Adamawa State has shut down activities in the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) over alleged wrongful disengagement of some members... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Emmanuel Fashe, Yola Electricity Distribution Company

NLC suspends planned strike, urges FG to complete refineries

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday, asked the Federal Government to swing into immediate action in ensuring that all moribund refineries in the country are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: President Buhari, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress

ASUU supports 8 Kaduna varsity students with N800,000

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kaduna State University (KASU) chapter, on Tuesday presented cheques of N100, 000 each to eight students of the institution. Presenting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities, Peter Adamu, Shu’aibu Simon,

NURTW crisis: Lagos Govt suspends 3 motor park activities on Lagos Island

THE Lagos State Government has suspended activities of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Eyin Eyo, Church Street and Idumota Bridge due to the... Read more

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

Tags: National Union Road Transport Workers, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka,

NLC suspends proposed nationwide subsidy protest

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protest for Thursday and February 2. The NLC said it took the decision at its National Executive Council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

FG must stop importation of fuel - Labour

IMPORTATION of petroleum products should be stopped forthwith by the Federal Government because it is “akin to handing over our national sovereignty to other climes,” the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ayuba Wabba, Emmanuel Ugboaja, Nigeria Labour Congress,

CSOs urges APC, PDP to zone presidency to South

CIVIL Society Organisations, CSOs, under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Monday, called on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Umar Bature, Iyorchia Ayu, Abubakar Ibrahim, Bassey Etuk Williams, Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Congress, CIVIL Society Organisations

Amaechi applauds pace of work on Lekki Deep Seaport project

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has applauded the pace of work on the Lekki Deep Seaport project, and expressed hope that services would commence... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, President Mohammadu Buhari, Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Vessel Tracking System (VTS), Mr Ibrahim Nasiru,

Buhari has handled oil/gas revenue exceptionally well-BMO

Proceeds from the nation’s oil and gas resources have never been efficiently managed as is being done by the  President Muhammadu Buhari administration.This is the contention... Read more

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Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niyi Akinsiju, All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

IPMAN, NLC disagree over planned subsidy removal protest

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has described the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned nationwide protest against fuel subsidy removal as an unnecessary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nwozuzu Chigozie, Nigeria Labour Congress,

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

Tags: Orji Uzor Kalu, All Progressives Congress, Senator Sani Musa

AMCON invitation by EFCC another bad image for Buhari government

  By Andrew Onyejuruuwa   For those who may not know, the invitation of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON),... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,166 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari,Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK), chairman of the Econo

Okonjo-Iweala speaks on challenges facing Africa’s trade investment

By Kennedy Nnamani NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala, the director general of World Trade Organization, WTO, has presented some of the major challenges confronted by trade investment in Africa. Okonjo-Iweala... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 260 times

Tags: Department for International Trade, NGOZI Okonjo-Iweala

UK is Africa’s investment partner of choice for green transition - Trevelyan

By Kennedy Nnamani ANNE-Marie Trevelyan, UK’s International Trade secretary, has affirmed that the United Kingdom is Africa’s investment partner of choice for transition to green energy. This... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: AU convention, UK-Africa Investment Summit, ANNE-Marie Trevelyan, Department for International Trade

UK’s Department for International Trade holds African investment conference

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Department for International Trade, DIT, of the United Kingdoms on Wednesday, January 20, hosted the second African Investment Conference, AIC, with focus on... Read more

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

Tags: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Vicky Ford MP, Lord Grimstone, Vera Songwe, Wamkele Mene, Boris Johnson, Department for International Trade, African Investment Conference

EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

EUROPEAN Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

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

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EU challenges Russia at WTO over wood export restrictions

European Union on Friday launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization to Russian export restrictions on wood products which the bloc said are illegal and... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, World Trade Organization,

Advisers to slam EU plan to label gas, nuclear investments as green – draft

 Experts advising the European Union on its green investment rules will warn Brussels not to go ahead with draft plans to label gas and nuclear energy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: European Union

Petrol subsidy: NLC insists on planned Jan. 27th rally

THE Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday insisted it will not rescind its decision to call out Nigerian workers on January 27 over the Federal Government’s decision... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Labour Congress, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Ayuba Wabba,

Emphasise unity, peace, Nasarawa APC reconciliation committee chairman tells stakeholders

The Chairman of the Facts finding and Reconciliation Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nassarawa State,  Mr Salihu Agyebola, has enjoined the party members to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Salihu Agyebola, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi,

Oba youths force peddlers, robbers to leave town, leaders get full tenure

THE Leadership of Oba Patriotic Union (OPU) Youth Wing led by Victor Tochukwu Uzochukwu has been accorded full tenure in recognition for handling many security challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,087 times

Tags: Rev Chris Emelie, Victor Tochukwu Uzochukwu, Oba Patriotic Union

Tinubu meets IBB over 2023

THE National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has met with former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida at his Uphill Residence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, General Ibrahim Babangida, All Progressives Congress

Niger Gov backs Tinubu for 2023 presidency

NIGER Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has backed the presidential aspiration of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He spoke on Thursday when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Embrace peer review mechanism for development, APC chieftain to LG heads, councillors

Mr Rufus Bature, Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Plateau, has enjoined the local governments’ chairmen in the 17 local governments of Plateau to embrace peer review... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Mr Rufus Bature, All Progressives Congress, Mr Sylvanus Namang,  Bature,

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

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

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

APC to start sale of forms Feb. 14, releases convention timetable

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will begin the sale of forms to aspirants vying for its national offices ahead of the National Convention from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,

Former APGA National Secretary joins APC Chairmanship race

Dr Sani Shinkafi, a former National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has joined the race for the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairmanship.Shinkafi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Dr Sani Shinkafi, All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC)

Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 260 times

Tags: Judge Joseph Leeson Jr, Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

INEC counters Tinubu over PVC expiration

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, have not expired. The commission said this while responding to the comments of Bola Tinubu,... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, Prof. Bolade Eyinla, Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress, INEC

Bukar Abba Ibrahim becomes APC Former Govs Asssembly chair

BUKAR Abba Ibrahim, a former governor of Yobe state, has emerged as the chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Former Governors Assembly, FGA. A statement signed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Femi Ayinde, Bukar Abba Ibrahim, All Progressives Congress

AfCFTA: Group urges MSMEs on value addition, processing

The Edo International Business Forum (EIBF), has urged Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) to invest in product enhancement to benefit from the Africa Continental... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Mrs Florence Onere, Edo International Business Forum (EIBF),

Long walk to APC national convention

The Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) was set up by the National Executive Committee (NEC) on June 25,... Read more

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

Tags: Aliyu Audu, Mai Mala Bun, Chief Bisi Akande, All Progressives Congress

First Lady unveils APC Progressives Women Academy Mobile App

Nigeria`s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday unveiled a mobile application for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressives Women Academy.Mrs Buhari performed the unveiling at the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Aisha Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC), Stella Okotete,

Commercial buses in Lagos to pay an annual N292,000 aside ‘Agbero’ charges

THE Lagos State Government has signed an agreement for the collection of what it called “Consolidated Informal Sector Transport Levy” designed to harmonise dues collected by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Toyin Fayinka, Musiliu Akinsanya, Rabiu Olowo, National Union of Road Transport Workers

2023 presidency: Babangida Aliyu reveals the best candidate for APC

MUAZU Babangida Aliyu, a former governor of Niger state, has described vice-president Yemi Osinbajo as the best candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Muazu Babangida Aliyu, All Progressives Congress

2023 Presidency: Buhari's special adviser vows to work against Tinubu

BABAFEMI Ojudu, special adviser to Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, has declared that he will not work for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Yemi Osinbajo, All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, BABAFEMI Ojudu

APC youth council prepares for mobilization ahead of 2023

THE governing All Progressives Congress Youth and the student has commenced collation of data ahead of the 2023 general election to create awareness and mobilize vibrant... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Seyi Bamigbade, All Progressives Congress, All Progressives Congress Youth

APC hails social media handlers for promoting peace in Zamfara

The Zamfara chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended social media users for showcasing the Gov. Bello Matawalle-led administration’s efforts at promoting peace and stability... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Anas Sale, Abdu Gusau, Alhaji Tukur Danfulani,

I am neutral, no faction, Orji Kalu says

ORJI Kalu, chief whip of the Senate, says  he doesn’t belong to any group, faction or sub-division in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia. Kalu in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Orji Kalu, All Progressives Congress

PGF DG resigns over APC national convention controversy

THE Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Lukman has resigned his appointment over the crisis on the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Salihu Lukman, All Progressives Congress

2023: APC chieftain cautions against hate speech

 Mr Yekini Nabena, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned against campaign of calumny ahead of 2023 general election. Nabena in a statement in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags:  Mr Yekini Nabena, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Tinubu to win the 2023 presidential election

ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and a presidential aspirant in the 2023 general elections at the weekend said feedbacks from... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Adebayo Alao Akala, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, Seyi Makinde, Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Rashidi Ladoja, ASIWAJU Bola Ahmed, All Progressives Congress

Masari discloses the best leader for Nigeria

AMINU Bello Masari of Katsina State has said that Nigeria needed a determined and purposeful leader with the political will to finally rid the menace of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Aminu Bello Masari, All Progressives Congress

APC National Convention will hold in February — Governors

THE Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given assurance that the party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Rotimi Akeredolu, Niger Abubakar Bello, Kayode Fayemi, Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Dr Salihu Lukman, All Progressives Congress, Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, President Muhammadu Buhari,

AU, Afreximbank, AfCFTA inaugurate Pan-African payment, settlement systems

THE African Union, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and AfCFTA have inaugurated the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), thereby making it available for use by the... Read more

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EU foreign ministers to discuss China relations, Belarus situation

 EUROPEAN Union (EU) relations with China and Belarus are to be discussed on Friday on the second day of an informal meeting of foreign ministers in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags:  EUROPEAN Union,

Emefiele: Pan-African payment platform’ll reduce use of dollars, pounds in trade

GODWIN Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says the pan-African payment and settlement system, PAPSS, will simplify cross-border transactions and reduce third currencies for intra-African... Read more

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

Tags: CBN, GODWIN Emefiele, AfCFTA, African Union, Afreximbank

Anambra: Ezekwesili to head Soludo's transition committee

PROFESSOR Charles Soludo, Anambra State’s governor-elect, has appointed Oby Ezekwesili, a former minister of Education, as the chairperson of his transition committee. It was learnt that the... Read more

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

Tags: Young Progressive Party, Ifeanyi Ubah, All Progressives Congress, Andy Uba, Peoples Democratic Party, Valentine Ozigbo, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Prof Charles Soludo, Oby Ezekwesili, Central Ba

Shekarau defeats Ganduje again in court

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court has refused an application by members of the Kano State All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Jibril Barau, Ibrahim Shekarau, Court of Appeal, Justice Hamza Muazu, All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje

Buhari visits Ogun, inaugurates Ijebu-Ode/Epe expressway on his arrival

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at Ogun State on a one-day official visit to inaugurate some projects undertaken by Governor Dapo Abiodun. Buhari, clad in agbada made... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Dapo Abiodun

APC denies AbdulRazaq input in appointment of ministers

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Lai Mohammed has said that AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has no input to the appointment of two ministers from Kwara. The ministers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

Oyetola describes Alao-Akala’s death as rude shock

ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola of Osun has described the death of a former Governor of Oyo, Adebayo Alao-Akala, as a rude shock. Alao-Akala, who served as governor between 2007... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Seyi Makinde, Ismail Omipidan, All Progressives Congress, Adebayo Alao-Akala, ADEGBOYEGA Oyetola

Tinubu celebrates senate president at 63

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of All Progressives Congress, has felicitated Ahmed Lawan, the president of the senate, on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. Tinubu, in a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Muhammadu Buhari, Tunde Rahman, All Progressives Congress, Sen. Bola Tinubu

APC denies shifting National Convention to June

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that it has shifted its National Convention earlier slated for February to June. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

2023 presidency: Tinubu has divine calling to be Nigeria’s president

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú, NDA, says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has a divine calling to be Nigeria`s president in... Read more

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

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Akin Badeji, All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú

EU foreign, defense ministers to meet on security, Russia – Borrell

European Union (EU) defense and foreign ministers will hold informal meetings this week on the EU’s position on security in Europe and dialogue with Russia, EU... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: European Union (EU),Julianne Smith,NATO,

I’ll match anybody grit for grit for APC presidential ticket – Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he is ready to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket with anybody if the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu,All Progressives Congress (APC)Sen. Ahmed Tinubu,Gov. Dave Umahi,

Tinubu’s presidential ambition, relief to teeming followers — Lagos lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Setonji David, has said that Sen. Bola Tinubu’s declaration and notification of his presidential ambition to President Muhammadu Buhari had brought relief... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Mr Setonji David, President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Presidency: I will consider contesting if APC zones ticket to South-East—Orji Kalu

 Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, says he will consider contesting for president if the All Progressives... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Sen. Orji Kalu,All Progressives Congress (APC),Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,

Celebration of 2021 Oyolima Cultural Festival in Umuoji

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Oyolima comedy and laughter night was really a spectacular show, organized by the board of trustees and the entire members of Oyolima Umuoji... Read more

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FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

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I am not Tinubu’s driver, Ondo senatorial aspirant says

Mr Adeniran Oyebade, an All Progressives Congress(APC) aspirant for the Ondo Central Senatorial District seat in the 2023 elections, said a viral video where he was... Read more

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We generated over N900m in weights and measures in 2021- Official

Mr Hassan Ejibunu, Director, Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment says the department generated over N900 million in 2021.   Ejibunu disclosed this... Read more

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”I informed Mr President of my presidential ambition in 2023,” says Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says his visit to the Presidential Villa on Monday offered him the opportunity to... Read more

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APC chieftain urges Makinde to address insecurity in Oyo

Alhaji Khalil Mustapha, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, has urged Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State to urgently address the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 146 times

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APC gets parallel offices in Kebbi

SEN. Adamu Aliero, leader of the factional All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi State, has directed his supporters to open parallel party offices in all the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 158 times

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Killing of Nigerian in South Africa under investigation – NiDCOM boss

MRS Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM) said on Monday that investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing in South Africa, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Mr Collins Mgbo, Nigeria Union South Africa, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

Marketers say FG yet to implement VAT on imported LPG

THE Federal Government is yet to implement the payment of Value Added Tax, VAT, on imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers, Michael Umudu, Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, Bassey Essien, News Agency of Nigeria

Mali condemns ECOWAS sanctions against military authorities

Mali on Monday condemned sanctions imposed on the country’s military authorities by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and responded by recalling its ambassadors... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 67 times

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APC says Buhari working to crush banditry, insurgency

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is working to crush banditry and insurgency in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Armed Forces, Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari

Zamfara Killings: Buhari working to crush banditry, insurgency – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is working to crush banditry and insurgency in the... Read more

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APC, PDP, 6 others notify INEC of primaries ahead of Ekiti election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says  only eight political parties have notified it of their intentions to conduct primaries for the Ekiti Governorship election,  as... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: African Action Congress, Allied People’s Movement, Peoples Redemption Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, All Progressives Congress, Action Alliance , African Democratic Congress, Peoples Democr

Former governor, wife, mourn ex Lagos deputy speaker, Adediran

BOLA Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC,  National Leader, says the death of Adetoun Adediran, former deputy speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, is painful... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Lagos Building Investment Company, News Agency of Nigeria, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Adetoun Adediran, Lagos State House of Assembly,Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress

Plateau: NASU resume strike over unpaid allowances

The Non-academic Staff Union, NASU, Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, on Thursday declared resumption of its suspended strike over alleged unpaid allowances. The union took the stand... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mary Nansel- Gbakle, Jok Rwang-Pam, Simon Lalong, Non-academic Staff Union, Plateau State University

Ijaw Congress, MOSOP insist on resource ownership

THE Ijaw National Congress (INC) has said the Ijaw nation would continue to work with the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Ijaw National Congress, Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Niger Delta, Ogoni people, resource control

How Moscow sees Africa by Vsevolod Tkachenko

RUSSIA does not see Africa as an arena of confrontation with other countries and it is open to cooperation with African countries. It was also opened to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 104 times

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OPC not among 57 S/West groups seeking pro-restructuring presidential candidate — Spokesman

THE O’odua Peoples Congress (OPC) has dissociated itself from a coalition of 57 Yoruba groups allegedly rooting for South-West pro-restructuring presidential candidate in 2023. OPC Publicity Secretary,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 117 times

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PGF boss, faults campaign for postponement of APC National Convention

Dr Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has described the call for the postponement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention by some persons... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

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Traditional ruler in Enugu receives vote of no confidence

SOME indigenes of Nguru community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have passed vote of no confidence on Igwe Linus Obayi, its traditional ruler.   The... Read more

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Buhari congratulates former Minister, Akinyemi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari  has congratulated Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, former Minister of External Affairs, on his 80th birthday. Akinyemi will clock 80 on Jan. 4. The President, in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

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Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Group optimistic of traffic-free access to ports in 2022

THE Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association (COMTUA) says they are optimistic that 2022 would usher in a new vista in the quest for traffic-free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

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An Open-Letter to My Fellow Africans: Macky Sall is unfit to Chair The African Union

By Adama Gaye   WITH the new year unfolding, the worst betrayal of Africa’s dream to transform her Pan-African long-sought project into reality is about to happen with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 638 times

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APC chides Edo Govt. over plan to demolish Benin Central Hospital

THE  Edo chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for an immediate and unconditional halt to the plan by the state government to demolish... Read more

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Uche Nwosu  lawfully arrested, not abducted – APC

IMO chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Mr Uche Nwosu, a former governorship candidate in the state, was lawfully arrested rather than... Read more

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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

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e-Call-up System: How NPA, TTP operator extort money from Truck drivers

Yinka Aroyewun, president of the Council of Maritime Transport Union Associations, COMTUA, has called for the review of the operations of the electronic call-up system for... Read more

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Nembe Spill: Ijaw Diaspora Council seeks ministry’s intervention

THE Ijàw Diaspora Congress (IDC) is seeking the intervention of the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management in the recent oil spill at Oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 203 times

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Kano Trade Fair: Emir of Kano, others hail NCC’s consumer initiatives

... as Dabatta says commission is committed to consumer protection  THE Emir of Kano, Alh. Aminu Ado Bayero, influential individuals, who visited the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) pavilion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

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EU to use dissuasion, dialogue to prevent crisis in Ukraine

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, on Monday said the EU would use dissuasion and dialogue to prevent an escalation of the situation in Ukraine. Borrell... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

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NASU wants unions to focus on businesses, financial empowerment to support members

Mr Peters Adeyemi, the General Secretary, Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) on Friday said unionism should be used to raise funds through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Non-Academic Staff Union, Mr Peters Adeyemi, UNILORIN, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, Vice-Chancellor

EU countries to take in 40,000 people from Afghanistan

GERMANY and 14 other European Union (EU) countries have pledged to take in some 40,000 people from Afghanistan. Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 91 times

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Zamfara chapter passes Vote of Confidence on Gov. Buni led APC CECPC

THE Zamfara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has passed a Vote of Confidence on Gov. Mai Mala Buni led Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 101 times

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Royale Union Saint-Gilloise: How a British owner is helping reawaken a former Belgian giant

AN English lower-league veteran, a former MK Dons defender and a Premier League club owner aren't the most obvious ingredients required to help awaken a fallen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 125 times

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Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said that Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, were brought back home on Tuesday night, December 7. The returnees were... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, European Union, EU, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Immigration Services, FAAN,

Youths call for sustained unity among Urhobo people

THE Youth Wing of Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU), Worldwide, has called for sustained unity among Urhobo people. The group made the call on Thursday at its Secretariat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 1,010 times

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Fayemi gives Dec. 18 deadline to guber aspirants to resign position 

KAYODE Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has directed anyone serving in his government, who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender his or her resignation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

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Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines ‘appropiate,’ – EU official

A top European Union official said on Wednesday it was “understandable and appropriate” to consider mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations in the face of worsening infection rates among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 190 times

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ECB governor can be prosecuted for corruption – EU court

THE former governor of an EU member state’s central bank is not immune from prosecution in cases of corruption, the top court of the European Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 78 times

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Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 293 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

Former defence college commandant tasks journalists on dissemination of information

REAR Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), former commandant of the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, has urged journalists to ensure proper dissemination of factual information to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 93 times

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#Realnews2021lecture Oil Industry key to Africa Free Trade Agreement- Exec Sec NCDMB

TECHNOLOGICAL advancements in the African oil and gas industry and proceeds from operations will play significant roles in industrializing the continent and actualizing the goals of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 267 times

Tags: #Realnews2021lecture, #RealNewsMagazine9thAnniversaryLecture, Africa Free Trade Agreement, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote,

Umuoji improvement union of Nigeria, Awka Branch congratulates Soludo, Ibezim

....lauds INEC, Buhari, security agents  ...thanks Obiano, Ndi Anambra By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu THE entire members of Umuoji Improvement Union of Nigeria (UIUN), Awka Branch, have joined all men and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 172 times

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Mixed grill for exhibitors as Lagos trade fair enters Day 4

A Beninois trado-medical practitioner, Mr Robert Dossou, on Monday expressed delight at the patronage of his herbal medicines by Nigerians at the Lagos International Trade Fair. Dossou... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 80 times

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AAC candidate endorsed Valentine Ozigbo 

MOMENTUM continues to build for Valentine Ozigbo, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s Anambra governorship election as Chidozie Nwankwo, the candidate of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Valentine Ozigbo, Chidozie Nwankwo, African Action Congress,

Cricket's groundkeepers on tackling the sport's climate crisis

AFRICAN Union Chairperson, Moussa Mahamat, says the Ecobank Pan African Centre (EPAC) is a clear demonstration of what could be achieved if the government creates an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 320 times

Tags: Ecobank, AFRICAN Union Chairperson, Moussa Mahamat

NAN Senior Editor appointed diplomats’ special emissary

THE International Society of Diplomats (ISD) has appointed Mr Victor Asije, a Senior Editor at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), its Special Emissary in charge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

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Urhobos decry marginalisation by oil multinationals

THE Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide has decried the alleged marginalisation of Urhobo ethnic nationality by the oil multinationals operating in the oil-rich region of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 145 times

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APC to take Enugu State to new level of socio-economic development – Chairman

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday in Enugu expressed its readiness to take Enugu State to a new level of socio-economic development. Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, the... Read more

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

Tags: THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu, Chief Ugochukwu Agballa, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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,

EU, U.S. ‘urgently request’ access to ousted Sudanese premier

THE European Union (EU), United States (U.S.), and other countries are urgently requesting a meeting with Sudan’s Prime Minister, Abdullah Hamdok, who was ousted during Sudan’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: European Union, United States

Leverage AfCFTA to grow insurance sector, AIO president charges insurers

THE President, Africa Insurance Organisations (AIO), Mr Tope Smart, on Tuesday charged stakeholders in Africa’s insurance industry to leverage the opportunities offered by the Africa Continental... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Africa Insurance Organisations, Mr Tope Smart, Africa Continental Free Trade Area, NEM Insurance Plc,

Ekiti LG APC stakeholders hail Fayemi’s three-year performance

SOME Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti have commended Gov. Kayode Fayemi’s performance over the last three years. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 100 times

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APC has an unmarketable candidate - Soludo Group

LESS than 24 hours after the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSOs) in Anambra State asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Chief George Moghalu, Chinedu Nwoye, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Neves officially declared winner of Cabo Verde’s presidency

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, on Friday formally declared opposition leader José Maria Pereira Neves, 61, as winner of the October 17 presidential election with... Read more

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Over 50% of cooking gas users have switched to firewood, charcoal – Retailers

THE Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers (LPGAR), branch of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), says over 50 percent of cooking gas users... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 297 times

Tags: Mr Michael Umudu, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers,

Supreme Court judgement victory for people - Ozigbo

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the November 6, Anambra governorship poll, has described the supreme court judgement affirming his candidature... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 340 times

Tags: APGA, PDP, Valentine Ozigbo, All Progressives Congress, APC

Esele urges FG to borrow for capital projects, not consumption

 MR Peter Esele, former President of, Trade Union Congress (TUC) has requested the Federal Government to borrow for a capital project, rather than for consumption.   Esele, also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

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APC registers 1 million members in Zamfara – Committee

ALHAJI Kabiru Masari, Chairman, National All Progressives Congress (APC) Membership Registration and Revalidation Committee, Zamfara State, says it has so far registered 1,021,800 members. in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: ALHAJI Kabiru Masari, All Progressives Congress,

NNPC mulls rebuilding roads under tax credit scheme

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the road network... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, Nigerian Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG

Congress: Ojelabi heads new APC exco in Lagos

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State on Saturday elected its 36 state party officials through voice votes at the party’s 2021 state congress held... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 227 times

Tags: Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader),Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Adebayo Adelabu, All Progressives Congress,

Law abiding Nigerians not harassed by Italian authorities- Unions

 THE National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDOE), Italy say law-abiding Nigerians living in Italy are not being... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Mr  Mfawa Abam,Pastor Mike  Oputteh,Mr Omorondion Iduhun,National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy,Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe,

FG to support MSMEs access credit at single digit

THE Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI) has pledged to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to access credit at a single digit... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Mrs Maryam Katagum, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment,

China highly reliable partner — Putin

 RUSSIAN President, Vladimir Putin, praised China as a highly reliable partner for Russia during his annual question and answer session at the Russian Energy Week forum... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Trade, china, russia

All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan's son scores winner for NZ football team

NIKO Kirwan, son of All Blacks rugby union legend John Kirwan, scored for New Zealand's football team in a 1-0 win over Bahrain. Substitute Kirwan headed in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 105 times

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Era of impunity over in Oyo APC, says Alao-Akala

Former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, and the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders Advisory Council in Oyo State says the party will return to the people.   He made... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Adebayo Alao-Akala, All Progressives Congress

We demand enactment of anti-open grazing laws by eastern governors - GIL

By Benprince Ezeh THE Global Igbo Leaders, GIL, have urged eastern governors to pass the anti-open grazing law and save the lives of their people. In a letter... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 392 times

Tags: Global Igbo Leaders, Association of South East Town Unions, Alaigbo Development Foundation, Igbo World Assembly, World Igbo Congress

Borno Govt flags-of public reconciliation campaign for repentant Boko-Haram elements

BORNO Government has flagged off a public campaign programme designed to reconcile and reintegrate repentant Boko-Haram elements. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the programme,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: BORNO Government, UNICEF, European Union,

SCOA boss commends Unity Bank, Others for N15.5b worth of Trucks supply deal to Julius Berger 

Massad Boulos, group managing director of SCOA Nigeria Plc, has commended Unity Bank Plc and other banks for facilitating a credit facility of N15.5 billion for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 233 times

Tags: Unity Bank Plc, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Massad Boulos, SCOA Nigeria Plc,Heritage, Zenith, Providus, Wema, UBA, Union and Coronation Merchant Banks

AASDU is the only recognized umbrella body of Anambra indigenes in Lagos - Ebeledike

By Anthony Isibor   AMECHI Ebeledike, president, Association of Anambra State Union, AASDU, Lagos, says that the association is the only authorized, registered and recognized umbrella body of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Association of Anambra State Union,AMECHI Ebeledike,

Congress: Oyo PDP constitutes 11-member LOC

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in Oyo State has constituted an 11-member local organising committee for its forthcoming state congress. This was contained in a communiqué issued... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 91 times

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APC LG Congress: Members stage protest in Jalingo

SOME members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jalingo Local Government Area of Taraba on Monday staged a peaceful protest against Saturday’s conduct of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 99 times

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 1,051 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Association of Nigerian Students , Nigerian Medical Association, Nigerian Labour Congress (

2023: APC inaugurates Digital Transformation Committee

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a Digital Transformation Committee as part of its readiness for the digital transformation of its operations for the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,All Progressives Congress,Gov. Mai Mala-Buni,

South East safe to host NUJ 7th Triennial conference - NUJ States chairmen

THIRTEEN key officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in the five South Eastern States have dismissed the false alarm that South East is not safe... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 210 times

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists,

European Union pledges 74 million euro funding for AfCFTA to support small and medium enterprises, says AAASME Secretary General

ADDIS Ababa, 19 August 2021 (ECA) - The European Union (EU)has pledged 74 million euro to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to support small-medium... Read more

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Lord Botham appointed trade envoy to Australia

IAN Botham, the former England cricketer known for legendary clashes with Australia, has been appointed UK government trade envoy to the country. Lord Botham, along with Baroness... Read more

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

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

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