2019 Election: Tinubu Tells Yoruba Nation To Put Obasanjo To ‘Shame’

Tinubu Urges Nigerians To Vote Buhari All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called on Yorubas to through their votes take vengeance on Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for his alleged role in the rigging of elections in the country. This Tinubu stated at the campaign rally of the President Muhammadu Buhari re-election bid in Akure, […]

USAID EWASH VISITS GOV SANI-BELL OF NIGER STATE AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE MINNA

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello on Wednesday played host to USAID EWASH in Government House, Minna. The USAID EWASH are in the state preparatory to take off of the support for the administration Urban water management. Niger State is one of the six states in Nigeria selected for support. Engr Dajan Hossana led the […]

Underwear theft: Legal practitioner says evidence is key to instilling justice

A Lagos-based legal practitioner, Mr Shina Adedeji, says the evidence is key toward bringing perpetrators of female underwear theft to justice. Adedeji made the remarks in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. NAN reports that in recent times, ladies live in fear over growing incidents of theft of […]

1,515 young Nigerians to contest for Senate, Reps polls

No fewer than 1,515 young Nigerians will contest for the Senate and House of Representatives positions at the forthcoming general elections. Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, board member, YIAGA AFRICA made this known at the Public Presentation of report on Youth Candidacy in the elections compiled by YIAGA AFRICA. Nwagwu said he got the figure from the […]

PDP will return smile to faces of Nigerians — Obi

PDP coming to put smile on faces of Nigerians — Peter Obi By Chimezie Anaso Mr Peter Obi, Vice-Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says that his party will bring back smiles to the faces of Nigerians when it wins the Feb. 16 presidential election. Obi said this while addressing newsmen before embarking on […]

Nigeria: Nearly 60,000 displaced in N/East in 3 months – UN

Lake Chad: Displaced persons in need of assistance By Prudence Arobani The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-raven north-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months. The UN migration agency warned in Geneva that Northeast Nigeria displacement crisis had continued due to “increased sophistication’’ of […]

Nyanya-Karu-Jikwoyi road dumpsite and impending health hazard

Waste dump By Folasade Folarin, The stench that greets motorists and passersby on the Nyanya-Karu-Jikwoyi road, just after the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, is enough notice that a horrific refuse dumpsite is around. Situated not far from the church and close to residential areas, shops and the Karu Market, the dump serves the interests of […]

Election : NSE turnover drops by 42.38% in January

Nigerian Stock Exchange Chinyere Joel- Nwokeoma The volume of shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in January dropped by 42.38 per cent due to uncertainties surrounding the forthcoming general elections, said analysts. Specifically, 6.24 billion shares worth N59. 28 billion were exchanged in 80,888 deals by investors in January. The News Agency of […]

Over 81,000 IDPs will vote in Adamawa -NOA

IDPs No fewer than 81,000 registered Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) possessing Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) will participate in the 2019 general elections in Adamawa. Mr Ahmed Abba, the State Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA) disclosed this during a sensitisation rally against vote buying in Vinikilang ward in Girei Local Government Area of Adamawa on Wednesday. […]

Farmers demand passage of fertilizer, seed and warehouse bills

ABUJA-FARMERS under the auspices of Association of Small-Scale Agro Producers in Nigeria, ASSAPIN, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, and other stakeholders have demanded for passage of fertilizer control, seed council and warehouse receipt system bills by the 8th National Assembly ahead of the 2019 general elections. The demand was made by farmers at a […]