Okowa doles out N403m to Sports Festival medalists

Okowa doles out N403m to Sports Festival medalists

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Monday announced the release of N403 million as cash reward to the state’s athletes who participated in the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF). The reward event was held at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba. At the event, the governor also announced cash reward […]

Fire will not stop elections in Plateau, Abia – INEC

Fire will not stop elections in Plateau, Abia – INEC

INEC has promised that elections would proceed as scheduled despite the fire incidents that destroyed its offices in Qua’an Pan Local Government of Plateau and Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia. The commission gave the assurance in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education […]

PDM faction adopts Atiku, another adopts Buhari

PDM faction adopts Atiku, another adopts Buhari

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), has adopted Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate for the election, three weeks after another group headed by Senator Abubakar Mahdi adopted President Muhammadu Buhari Mahdi  led a delegation comprising chairmen and leaders of PDM from the 36 states of the federation and Abuja who conscientiously had […]

Foundation recommends appropriate use of condoms

Foundation recommends appropriate use of condoms

Dr Kema Onu, State Coordinator, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), says although condoms are better alternative to the prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and unwanted pregnancy, its correct usage has remained a challenge. Onu said this during a march to commemorate the World Condom Day on Thursday in Abuja with the theme ‘Safer is fun’. […]

Senatorial seat: Orji Kalu promises educational opportunities, effective representation

Senatorial seat: Orji Kalu promises educational opportunities, effective representation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Abia North Senatorial seat, Dr Orji Kalu, has vowed to ensure that Abia indigenes and non-indigenes enjoy equal educational opportunities if elected. In a statement issued by Mr Peter Eze, Media Officer, Orji Campaign Group, Orji spoke at the commencement of his ward to ward campaigns, in Igbere, […]

Onnoghen: Senate withdraws from Supreme Court

Onnoghen: Senate withdraws from Supreme Court

Less than 24 hours for the Supreme Court to respond to the suit filed to challenge the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, the senate has withdrawn the suit. It said it has withdrawn the suit because of the intervention of the National Judicial Council (NJC). The Senate had filed a […]

ASUU to convey FG’s ‘reasonable’ offer to members, talks resume Thursday

ASUU to convey FG’s ‘reasonable’ offer to members, talks resume Thursday

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have agreed to continue talks next week Thursday, after government made a reasonable offer, over the union’s demand for N50billion to end the ongoing strike. Sen Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment while addressing newsmen after a closed door meeting with the union […]

D-G harps on need for digitisation of Abia state radio

D-G harps on need for digitisation of Abia state radio

Mr Uchenna Dike, Director-General, Broadcasting Corporation of Abia (BCA), has reiterated the urgent need for the digitisation of the radio station to enable it be abreast with modern broadcasting. Dike spoke on Thursday in Umuahia, in an interview with our Source, after defending the corporation’s budget before the Abia House of Assembly Committee on Appropriation. […]

Ohaneze Ndigbo, Abia monarchs back Buhari

Ohaneze Ndigbo, Abia monarchs back Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari who kicked off a two-State campaign tour of Abia and Imo on Tuesday got two critical endorsements for his second term bid, on a day he was also adopted by the Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere. The first endorsement of the president’s candidature was from the Chairman of Aba Traditional Council, Dr Isaac […]

INEC accredits 144 observer groups for general election

INEC accredits 144 observer groups for general election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 144 observer groups that will monitor the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in the country. The figure, as published on the commission’s official website, www.inecnigeria.org, comprised 116 domestic and 28 international observer groups. Read Also: Exclusive: Why Ekere can’t make public his resignation letter – Hon Eyibo […]

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