Presidential Primaries: Northern elders condemn APC, caution PDP

Elder statesman and Chairman of Northern Elders Council (NEC), Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP against the imposition of candidate during its presidential primaries. PDP will on Saturday conduct its presidential primaries in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Alhaji Yakasai speaking to newsmen in Abuja kicked against “the so-called consensus” candidacy adopted by […]

FRSC proposes N50,000 fine for use of phone on wheels

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has advocated for an upward review of fines payable by users of mobile telephones while driving. The Corps Marshal also said that a minimum fine from N50,000 to N100,000 would serve best as deterrence to defaulters rather than the paltry amount being […]

Famous Reps member’s 4th term bid halted in Abia

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on foreign affairs and member representing Bende Federal Constituency at the Hon Nnenna Ukeje-Elendu has lost the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives primary election. Business man, Chief Chima Anyanso, yesterday defeated him to become the PDP’s flag bearer for the 2019 election.According to results announced by the […]

Buhari govt will take more Nigerians out of poverty – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the Federal Government was determined to take more Nigerians out of poverty and improve the country’s Human Capital Development indices. Osinbajo stated this yesterday during a meeting with the National Economic Council’s Human Capital Development Core Working Group in Abuja.According to him, the Federal Government was committed […]

What will happen to Nigerians spraying Naira notes at parties – CBN

The Bankers’ Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said those who “spray” naira notes at parties risk going to jail for six months or earning a fine of N50,000 after trial by mobile courts that would be deployed nationwide. This was disclosed to journalists yesterday by the Acting Director, Corporate Communication of […]

Child Spacing: FHANI Hails el-Rufai, Chides FG Over Consumables

The Family Health Advocates in Nigeria Initiative (FHANI) has hailed the Kaduna State Government, led by Governor Nasir el-Rufai for its commitment at ensuring that women do not spend their money in embarking on family planning. Acting Secretary of FHANI, Iliya Kure gave the commendation, while interacting with Health-4-All Media Initiatives (HAMI), on Friday in […]

Isiguzo Emerges NUJ President

Mr. Chris Isiguzo of Thisday newspapers has defeated the incumbent Waheed Odusile and emerged president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). At the keenly contested election held in Abeokuta , the Ogun State capital, Chris Isiquzo of This Day Newspapers polled 346 Votes to beat his closest rival, the incumbent president Waheed Odusile who […]

Small-scale Bussiness Outfits Providing Employment Opportunities – NMC Chairman

The chairman and chief executive officer, NMC Shoe Making Company, Alhaji  Yusuf Na Mamancy has described small-scale industries as  employment providers especially at present when government cannot afford to employ everybody into it’s services. He stated this in an interview with our correspondent, adding that people of all categories are being employed to work at […]

2019: APC NWC clears 24 governorship candidates

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has cleared 24 governorship aspirants as its candidates to contest the 2019 governorship election in 24 states. The party’s acting national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, announced this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Mr Nabena said the decision was taken following the conclusion […]