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…Screens governorship aspirants in the N-E zone

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday in Bauchi screened 17 governorship aspirants from Bauchi, Yobe, Taraba and Adamawa seeking to contest on the platform of the party in the…

Oyo PDP reruns ward congresses today

By Oladele Ogunsola  Correspondent, Ibadan Exactly three weeks, two days after the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) joined its counterparts across the country to conduct ward…

Surveyors identify with Dangote on cement price slash

Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has called on stakeholders in the building and construction industry to help in the sustenance of the slash in the price of cement as…

Ondo to establish medical science varrsity

Ondo State government has announced a plan to establish a Medical Science University to enable it institutionalise the successes it has achieved in the health sector and also halt the…

Obasanjo’s administration groomed Boko Haram – Kashamu

By Segun Adeleye Correspondent,  Abeokuta Chairman, Organisation and Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the South West, Buruji Kashamu, on Sunday, said the wave of insurgency being…

Obasanjo’s scorecard worse than Jonathan’s – Group

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr. Correspondent, Lagos A group, Oodua Development Initiative (ODI), on Sunday carpeted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent comment that the achievements of President Goodluck Jonathan are…

Ekiti to immunise 800,000 children, nursing mothers others

By Yaqoub Popoola Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti No fewer than 800,000 people are to benefit from the immunisation programme by Ekiti State Government starting from today. Of the number, 600,000 children under…

Impeaching Jonathan not answer to NASS crisis, says Ogene

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Reporter, Awka The member representing Ogbaru Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Victor Ogene, has said he has nothing to do with moves by members of the…

Ijaw youths blame President for lingering political feud

By Igoniko Oduma  Correspondent, Yenagoa In what appears to be a detour, Ijaw youths, at the weekend, blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for the lingering political altercations between the Presidency and…

Oil spill: Bayelsa urges Shell to pay N.75b to communities

By Igoniko Oduma  Correspondent, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Environment, Iniruo Wills, has asked Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to, within two weeks, pay the sum of N75 million…

Group backs Alimikhena for Edo North

By Felix Igbekoyi Correspondent, Asaba A group, EDO Progressive Movement (EPM), has urged Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state…

Economic recession: Prepare for hardship, experts warn

Economic recession: Prepare for hardship, experts warn

Kingsley Ighomwenghian, Phillip Oladunjoye, Sylvester Enoghase, Bamidele Ogunwusi (Lagos), Felix Igbekoyi (Asaba) and Chinwendu Nnadozie (Minna), Oladele Ogunsola (Ibadan) These are indeed testy times for Nigerians, the Federal Government and…

PDP clears Emmanuel for A’Ibom Gov

The controversy surrounding the eligibility of an Akwa Ibom State governorship aspirant, Udom  Emmanuel, to contest the 2015 election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was, at…

Obiano tasks Christians on love, unity

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue Reporter, Awka The Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano, has charged Christians in the state to live in unity and love irrespective of their denominations. Obiano made the call in…

2015: I am not annointed by Gov. Lamido, says ex-chief of staff

Alhaji Aminu Ringim, one of the four gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the people’s  Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa, said on Sunday that he was not annointed by Gov.…

Intending pilgrims from Kwara pledge to be good ambassadors of Nigeria in Israel

The Kwara delegation to the 2014 Christian pilgrimage to Israel has pledged its commitment to avoid any action that could tarnish the image of Nigeria. The head of the delegation,…

FRSC orders removal of extra lights from vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), in Kogi, has ordered drivers to remove the extra headlights on their vehicles or face prosecution. The Sector Commander of FRSC in the State,…

Army promises to provide working environment conducive for officers, men

The Nigerian Army said it was determined to provide its officers and men with environment conducive for working. The General Officer Commanding 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel…

Foundation registers 180,000 IDPs from Bama in Maiduguri

The Bama Development Foundation, an NGO, said on Sunday that it had registered 180,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Bama taking refuge in Maiduguri. Malam Mohammed Hassan, the Chairman of…

Send children back to school – Borno Govt. urges parents

Following the re-opening of public primary schools in Maiduguri last week, the Borno State Government on Sunday appealed to parents to send their children back to schools Dr Mohammed Dongel,…

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