Niger State: Bafarawa visits IBB in Minna

Niger State: Bafarawa visits IBB in Minna

Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)’s presidential aspirant, on Monday visited the former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, a statement said. The statement was signed by Yusuf Abubakar, Director, Media and Publicity, Bafarawa Campaign Oragnisation(BCO) on Tuesday in Abuja. He said that Bafarawa’s Minna trip was in continuation of political consultations on his […]

Bauchi: NYCN applauds INEC, security agencies for successful bye-election

Bauchi: NYCN applauds INEC, security agencies for successful bye-election

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the successful conduct of the Bauchi South Senatorial bye-election. The council, which monitored the Aug. 11 election, conveyed its observations in a communique signed by Comrade Obinna Nwaka, NYCN’s Acting Director, Directorate of Political and Democratic Matters. The communique […]

Plateau State:First To Gazette Gender Equal Opportunity Law

Plateau State:First To Gazette Gender Equal Opportunity Law

The Plateau State government has gazetted the Gender equal opportunity law(geo) passed since 2015 in the State making it the first in Northern in Nigeria. The Law gazette on June 27, is to protect women from all forms of discrimination in Politics, economy, traditions and social issues amongst others. Speaking at an event to celebrate […]

Plateau killings is painful and regrettable-Buhari

Plateau killings is painful and regrettable-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret over the reported killings of innocent people in Plateau and vowed that his administration would not rest until the murderers and sponsors are brought to justice. The President stated this on his Twitter handle; @MBuhari, on Sunday night in Abuja. He described the incident as “very painful and regrettable.’’ […]

DSS arrests 2 ISWA commanders in Abuja

DSS arrests 2 ISWA commanders in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested two Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) commanders in Kukuntu village, Gwgwalada, Abuja. The suspects are: Bashiru Adams and Rufai Sajo. READ ALSO: FG to shut land border in few days to checkmate rice smuggling A statement issued by an operative of the service, Mr Tony […]

NTYR: Youth council to purchase nomination forms for 500 aspirants

NTYR: Youth council to purchase nomination forms for 500 aspirants

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) says it will take advantage of the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Act to purchase nomination forms for 500 aspirants into various political positions in the country. NYCN’s President, Malam Murtala Garba, made the pledge when he led a delegation of youths to APC Convention Secretariat to purchase form for Sule Yakubu […]

Sen. Melaye, Hon. Jagaba joins PDP

Sen. Melaye, Hon. Jagaba joins PDP

Senator Dino Melaye, APC-Kogi West, and Hon. Adams Jagaba representing APC in Kacha/Kagarko in Kaduna, may have defected to People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Embattled Melaye announced his preference for a seat on the side of the senators of the opposition PDP , an indication of defection at the plenary on Wednesday, causing  rowdy session. He […]

Ortom directs public servants eyeing electoral offices in 2019 to resign

Ortom directs public servants eyeing electoral offices in 2019 to resign

Ahead of 2019 elections, Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue has on Thursday directed that all Public and Civil Servants eyeing partisan politics in the state should resign. In a circular by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Anthony Ijohor (SAN), conveying the directive, the governor asked such officers to resign before May 29 […]

Rights group frowns at jungle justice in Benue state

Rights group frowns at jungle justice in Benue state

The United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), an NGO, has condemned in strong terms the reoccurring killings in Benue by persons suspected to be herders. UGRFP’s Executive Director, Mr Olaseni Shalom, in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said that the recent upsurge in clashes between farmers and herdsmen constituted a dent in Nigeria’s history. […]

Dino Melaye cautions Buhari on Gov. Yahaya Bello

Dino Melaye cautions Buhari on Gov. Yahaya Bello

Senator Dino Melaye on Thursday warned President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello. This is coming after Gov. bello endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in 2019 after attending a juma’at with Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Jan 5th.  READ ALSO: [PHOTO]Nigerian man finds his better […]