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 […]

Flood kills 9 year old girl in Ogbaru, Anambra state

Flood kills 9 year old girl in Ogbaru, Anambra state

The flood disaster ravaging parts of Anambra has claimed the life of a nine-year-old girl, Benedict Uzo in Amiyi, Ogbaru council area of the state. Mr Arinze Awogu, Chairman of Ogbaru Local Government Area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that the drowned while fetching water with a bucket. Read Also: Ndume renews […]

NUC: Distance Learning Programme approved for UNN

NUC: Distance Learning Programme approved for UNN

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of academic activities for the Centre for Distance and e-Learning of the University of Nigeria Nsukka(UNN). Executive Chairman of the NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed conveyed the approval in a July 16 letter to the Vice-Chancellor of the university. Rasheed said the approval “is based on the […]

Enugu state:200,000 PVCs await collection -REC

Enugu state:200,000 PVCs await collection -REC

There are more than 200, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) awaiting collection in Enugu state, according to the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr Emeka Ononamadu. Ononamadu disclosed in his address of welcome during the stakeholders’ forum between state Traditional Rulers Council and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu. READ ALSO: Lagos APC […]

NTYR: Nigeria’s future is 2019 — Onyeizu

NTYR: Nigeria’s future is 2019 — Onyeizu

For several years, the world over, youths have been consistently referred to as the “Leaders of tomorrow,” giving hope to young people that one day, they will be at the helm of affairs of their various countries. Truly, in most countries of the world, the youths are gradually becoming presidents, members of legislative houses and […]

Imo: APC women demand cancellation of congress

Imo: APC women demand cancellation of congress

Some All Progressives Congress women in Imo staged a protest on Friday at the Police Command, demanding cancellation of the ward congress and the holding of a fresh congress. The women, who trooped out in their thousands also protested at the major streets in Owerri, causing gridlock and paralyzing commercial activities. Some of their placards read: ‘NWC […]

BREAKING NEWS: Two buried alive in Enugu

BREAKING NEWS: Two buried alive in Enugu

The Enugu State police command has began investigation into the death of two persons at Gariki in Ugwuoba community, Oji River local government area of the state. It was gathered that duo, said to be excavating sand at a site died after the sand allegedly covered them.  READ ALSO:AU, UN give details of new agreement […]

IPOB suffers in court again

IPOB suffers in court again

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed an application by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) seeking to compel the Chief of Army staff to produce the missing leader of the group, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. Justice Binta Nyako also over-ruled the appeal for lack of merit and proof, that the chief of army staff […]

South east leaders endorse Buhari, With eyes on 2023

South east leaders endorse Buhari, With eyes on 2023

With eyes cast on the prospect of a South easterner becoming Nigeria’s president in 2023, some leaders from the region said they would back the re-election of  President Muhammadu Buhari next year. The leaders made the commitment on Monday during a visit to Buhari in Abuja. ‘‘We implore Mr President, as a just and fair-minded […]

Ebonyi: 29 political parties adopt Umahi for second term

Ebonyi: 29 political parties adopt Umahi for second term

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has been adopted by 29 political parties as their sole candidate for the 2019 general elections. Umahi disclosed at Obiozara, headquarters of his home local government area, on Saturday that his adoption by the parties took place in Abuja. He broke the cheering news to the crowd at Ohaozara who […]

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