Confusion, drama trail end of PVC registration

High drama nationwide characterized the last day for eligible voters to be captured by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for issuance of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to participant in next year’s general elections. Findings by Daily Trust Saturday at various registration centres in Bauchi which include Kofar Ran, Kobi Primary School and Kofar […]

Atiku, Kwankwaso, Saraki: How ‘big’ declarations will affect PDP

The recent declarations by some personalities to vie for the presidency under the platform of the leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suddenly shifted attention to the leading opposition party in Nigeria, raising issues like fears of implosion, division, and other possible effects.   For now, the PDP has over 15 presidential hopefuls, and […]

108 policemen killed in 8 months

Last Tuesday, youths attacked a police patrol team along College Road, Ifako Ijaiye area of Lagos, killing a policeman in the process. The mob also vandalized a patrol van and injured three others. Five of the criminals were arrested, and are under detention. This is hardly news, as such incidents occur with alarming regularity. A […]

NGO urges Nigerians to drive actions against climate change

Climate change By Deji Abdulwahab The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), an NGO, on Friday urged Nigerians to initiate and drive actions to significantly address the issues of climate change in their various communities. The Executive Director of GIFSEP, Mr David Michael, gave the advice in Abuja at a news conference […]

PDP ignores court order, dissolves Kano executive committee

PDP ignores court order, dissolves Kano executive committee By Tukur Muntari/Kano Despite a restraining court order, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday dissolved the Kano State Executive Committee of the party. The NWC of the party announced the dissolution in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola […]

Serena Williams ruthless against sister Venus

Serena Williams and Sister Venus Serena Williams despatched her older sister in two straight sets 6-1 6-2 on Friday, making the 30th career showdown at Flushing Meadows in New York a one-sided affair. The 23 Grand Slam winner was literally on fire against her sister, merciless in her blistering returns and making Venus look more […]

CONGLOMERATION OF NIGERIAN SUPPORT GROUPS SURPRISE HIS EXCELLENCY, ATIKU ABUBAKAR, GCON WITH FULLY PAID PARTY NOMINATION FORMS AHEAD OF DELEGATES PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP).

These days, Nigeria is a victim of a rather negative reputation: the country is seen as being extremely poor, insecure, under-developed, subject to devastating poverty, squalor and socio-political instability, which has been worsened by the inept, lack-lustre and “lifeless” administration of Gen Mohamadu Buhari since May 29, 2015 when the country heaped her destiny on […]

Group consolidates Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition

Atiku Abubakar: Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has consolidated his ambition as his support group obtained his nomination form. The support groups on Friday purchased PDP’s Nomination and Expression of Interest Forms for the 2019 presidential election. The group led by Princess Adekemi-Adesanya Eboda, National President […]