Our fears for 2019 polls – International monitors

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the International Republican Institute (IRI) have said that despite some gains in the electoral process, the absence of legal framework, delayed budget, vote buying and insecurity are real threat to the 2019 general elections. The members of the joint NDI/IRI Pre-Election Assessment Mission to Nigeria said this in Abuja […]

I am the only Presidential aspirant that gives Buhari sleepless night – Bafarawa

Former Sokoto state Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, on Friday said his sterling qualities and series of his positive achievements in Nigeria’s political arena have been giving President Muhammadu Buhari and other aspirants sleepless night. Bafarawa stated this when he visited Kano to canvass for delegates’ support in the […]

Gender Rights: Aisha Buhari dedicates award to struggling women

Gender Rights: Aisha Buhari dedicates award to struggling women By Ahmed Ubandoma The Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Friday said she had dedicated her Global Award of Excellence in Women and Gender Development to struggling women in Nigeria. Mrs Buhari, who made the dedication on her twitter handle shortly after receiving the award at […]

Why I Like Senator Mustapha Sani Mohammed

By Anthony Yunusa Bahago Many a Nigerian (political) leader, after the death of the First Republic, which paraded astute visionaries and revolutionaries like Ahmadu Bello, Tafawa Balewa, Obafemi Awolowo, Ladoke Akintola, etc., are aabsolutely leading  for pecuniary gains. They are usually bereft of ideas that would set the country on the paths of development, in […]

Nyesom Wike orders reconstruction of burnt Port Harcourt market

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed the immediate reconstruction of the burnt Fruit and Vegetable Market in Port Harcourt. The market, located along Kaduna Street in the D-Line area of Port Harcourt was gutted by fire on Thursday night, leading to the loss of property worth millions of Naira. Wike spoke on […]

NUJ to sue Leadership Newspapers over staff salaries

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday said it would sue the Leadership Newspapers to court on its failure to pay salaries and other benefits to its staff. The National President of the union, Abdulwaheed Odusile, disclosed this while addressing members of the union in Gusau during a visit to Zamfara. Odusile said the […]

Osun election: Group urges Ademola Adeleke to seek judicial redress

The Children’s Anti-Corruption Initiative (CACTI) has expressed concern over the just concluded Osun state election, in which Mr Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress was declared winner. In a statement issued by its Executive Secretary, Omololu Akinwande, CACTI questioned the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to announce winner of the election […]

FRSC disowns fake appointment letters in circulation

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has disowned the fake employment letters of appointment into the corps currently in circulation in the country, describing it as a scam. This is contained in a statement signed by the agency’s Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja […]

2019: I will perform better if I survive another 4 years – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he he would perform better if given another opportunity in 2019.Buhari also said he had warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to ensure that every vote counts in 2019. He said he instructed them that all Nigerians must be allowed to vote whoever […]