Different groups from major regional blocs in the country have come together under the auspices of Joint Progressive Action Group (JPAG) to declare support for the leading socio-cultural groups which recently met in Abuja and endorsed the candidature of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the PDP. JPAG which stated this in a press statement jointly signed […]
The N2.2bn fraud trial of the immediate past Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, resumed on Monday with his former ally and former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, testifying against him. However, while being cross-examined by the second defence counsel, Mr Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Obanikoro told the court that he was testifying against […]
Presidential candidate of KOWA Party, Sina Fagbenro-Byron, has vowed to “set up an Independent Body of Investigators with specific powers to reopen the alleged missing $16 billion meant for electricity projects during the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo and all reports of corruption in the electricity sector and to ensure effective prosecution of corruption […]
Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia Some unclaimed permanent voters cards were reportedly burnt at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission at Umu-Ikaa in Isiala Ngwa South Local government Area of Abia State. It was learnt that INEC staff in the Local Government relocated to the office on Tuesday last week after their former office was […]
Chief Medical Director of Central Hospital Benin City, Dr Philip Ugbogada has urged the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA)
President Muhammadu Buhari has praised what he called "the tenacious spirit of Vice President Osinbajo," who survived a helicopter crash in Kogi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has praised what he called “the tenacious spirit of Vice President Osinbajo,” who survived a helicopter crash in Kogi State.
Oladimeji Ramon Twenty Senior Advocates of Nigeria, under the aegis of The Justice Reform Project, have described the corruption allegations against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as “a manifestation of deeper malaise” in the nation’s judiciary. The SANs, who said they were deeply embarrassed by the Onnoghen saga, said it pointed to […]
A chopper conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to a campaign rally in Kogi State, crash landed in Kabba.
A chopper conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to a campaign rally in Kogi State, crash landed in Kabba. According to a tweet by his spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, the VP and all the occupants of the chopper are safe. He said the VP continued on his campaign trip after the incident. “VP Osinbajo’s chopper crash lands […]
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says the two leading political parties – the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party – do not deserve to return to power.
… Calls for implementation of living wage The 30, 000 naira minimum wage being canvassed can barely feed a small family unit, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara has disclosed, adding that it is only when workers are dignified with wages that can provide them minimum comfort that their productivity level will […]