Oyo holds Agric summit Thursday, Friday

Oyo State Government will on Thursday and Friday October 11 and 12, 2018 hold an agriculture investment summit with the theme: “Transforming Oyo State’s Agriculture and Agro –Allied Industry: Private Sector Participation”. The venue of the maiden agriculture summit, which has over 10 Keynotes Speakers/Panelists, 35 exhibitors, 300 delegates and over 2000 visitors, is the […]

Donald Duke Beats Gen Theophilus Danjuma, Prof. Jerry Gana To Win SDP Presidential Ticket

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has emerged as Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the 2019 general election. He polled 812 votes to defeat his close rival, former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, who polled 611 votes at the party’s National Convention held at Old Parade Ground, Abuja. The Convention […]

Presidency distances Buhari from el Rufai’s letter

The Presidency on Sunday distanced President Muhammadu Buhari from a letter purportedly written by Governor Nasir el Rufai alleging that the President had authorized him to deal with disloyal members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State. A statement by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam […]

Reason Nigeria may become world’s capital of poverty, slum – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Lamido Sanusi II, has raised the alarm that Nigeria may become the world capital of poverty and slum of the world within the next 30 years as a result of policy deficit if proactive steps were not taken by the government to avert the impending tragedies. Sanusi gave the […]

Continue to preach hope, peace, unity, Ambode urges religious leaders

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday urged religious leaders to see the period as a time to continue to preach the message of hope, peace, unity, integrity and religious tolerance and God’s intervention intensify prayers for and restoration of hope in the future of Nigeria. Governor Ambode, who spoke at a special Independence Interdenominational […]

Niger PDP hails Atiku Abubakar, lauds peaceful conduct of national convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of its National Convention in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, last weekend, saying the result is a manifestation of the wishes of delegates at the convention. Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar defeated other aspirants to clinch the presidential ticket of the […]

Walter Onnoghen: Cases before Supreme Court must be heard on fixed dates

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has said that henceforth all cases at the Supreme Court will be taken on the dates slated for their hearing. The move, which is targeted at speedy dispensation of justice, however warned litigants and counsel to come to court fully prepared as the court would no […]

Benue government loses bid to stop EFCC investigation of accounts

The Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by the Benue Government, challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate accounts of Benue State. Delivering judgment on the suit on Monday, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba held that the suit was lacking in merit. The judge also held that the […]

Minimum wage: Federal government set to announce figure – Labour

The Federal Government is set to announce the new minimum wage as the Tripartite Committee completes its assignment for onward submission to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, made this known while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja. According to him, the committee used the two-day to reconvene and deliberate on a […]

PDP: Bukola Saraki may get Kwara Central senatorial ticket

The Kwara State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Shittu, has said there is a possibility of Senate President, Bukola Saraki to emerge as the Kwara Central senatorial candidate of the party. Saraki contested the PDP presidential ticket and came third with 317 votes at the PDP presidential primary election which held in […]