INEC bans food selling at polling units

As part of measures to check the spate of vote buying and selling in the coming general elections in Kwara state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that no one will be allowed to bring food items to polling centres. It was learnt that politicians and their agents had reportedly hidden money inside […]

Atiku can fix all Nigeria’s challenges – Gov. Ortom

Atiku can fix all Nigeria’s challenges – Gov. Ortom By Nicholas Dechi Gov. Samuel Ortom has urged Benue residents to vote PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the Feb. 16 polls “because he has the capacity to fix all Nigeria’s challenges”. Ortom made the call on Thursday at Idekpa, headquarters of Ohimini Local Government […]

Onnoghen: Appeal Court orders stay in CCT trial

Walter Onnoghen By Martins Odeh The Court of Appeal on Thursday ordered a stay of proceedings on the trial of Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) until Jan. 30. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the order is sequel to an application by Chief Wole […]

NIGER GOVT. CONSTITUTES COMMITTEE TO MAINTAIN SCHOOL FACILITIES

The Niger Government has constituted a special education committee to supervise and ensure the maintenance of school facilities across the state’s 25 local government areas. Alhaji Alhassan Nworu, the Chairman, Niger state Universal Basic Education (SUBEB), made this disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Thursday. He disclosed […]

10-year-old boy commits suicide after health criticism in school

It was a moment of sorrow and sadness after a 10-year-old boy Seven Bridges, allegedly committed suicide after he was criticised at school for wearing a colostomy bag.   Fire Outbreak : Residents hail Gov. Ugwuanyi’s quick intervention       Bridges, from Kentucky, hanged himself at his family’s home on Saturday while     […]

APC enraged over PDP’s N388m U.S. lobbying deal

The  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is spending about $1,080,000 (about N388million) on its ongoing lobbying in the United States, The Nation has learnt.   The party is also polishing its image in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United Kingdom  and other parts of Europe, but the budget remains unknown.   The U.S. lobbying is […]

Amosun absent as APC kicks off presidential campaign in Ogun

Party condemns Akinlade’s verbal attack on Olusegun Osoba The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday kicked off its presidential campaign in Ogun State ahead of the February 16, 2019 presidential election.The campaign, which took off in Sagamu at the palace of Akarigbo of Remoland, was spearheaded by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with the governorship candidate of […]

Maku for governorship again

Former information Minister Labaran Maku By Sunday John Mr Labaran Maku, former information minister who failed to clinch the governorship ticket on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in 2015 has kicked-off the battle again in Nasarawa state. Maku commenced his campaign in Lafia on Wednesday with a promise to transform the lives […]