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 […]

Kaduna pays N380.7m for students’ NECO, NABTEB examinations

Kaduna pays N380.7m for students’ NECO, NABTEB examinations

Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it expended N380.7 million on payments of National Examination Council (NECO) and National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) fees for 33,750 students. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Ja’afar Sani, who made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

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 […]

Election : Officers will be professional while on duty – IGP

Election : Officers will be professional while on duty – IGP

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has assured Nigerians that officers that would be deployed for the 2019 elections across the country would carry out their duties  professionally. Adamu gave the assurance while fielding questions from journalists during his visit to the Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, in Abuja, […]

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, […]

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 […]

NJC meets today as SERAP barks

NJC meets today as SERAP barks

In the heat of controversy over the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, reports say that the National Judicial Council (NJC) will hold an emergency meeting on Monday on the issue. Onnoghen was reported to have called off the meeting which was to hold last week. The meeting has again been […]

Jim Nwobodo dumps APC

Jim Nwobodo dumps APC

Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Anambra and Enugu states, Senator Jim Nwobodo, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC. The former Governor of old Anambra State, announced his defection during a visit by leaders of the PDP in the Southeast to his Amaechi country home, in Enugu. Read Also: Students’ Protest: Nsima Ekere, […]

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