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Politicians mopping up PVCs wasting resources, energy –INEC

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja and Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, said politicians buying Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are wasting their time, energy and resources. National Commissioner of INEC in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Festus Okoye, stated this, yesterday, during a training on conflict-sensitive reporting and the 2023 general elections organised […]

Gambia foils alleged coup attempt, arrests four soldiers

Gambian authorities have foiled a military coup attempt and arrested four soldiers who plotted to overthrow President Adama Barrow’s administration, the government said yesterday.     The Gambian Armed Forces High Command arrested four soldiers linked to the alleged coup after a military operation on Tuesday, it said in a statement reported by Reuters. Coup attempts […]

Chinese envoy commends NAF over rescue of 7 abducted nationals

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchun, has commended the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for rescuing seven of her citizens kidnapped by terrorists. Jianchun gave the commendation when he visited the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Oladayo Amao, in his office at the headquarters of the Nigerian Air Force in Abuja. The Chinese envoy, […]

Abia APC reaffirms loyalty to Kalu

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Abia State chapter, has dismissed alleged meeting between the Abia North senatorial district stakeholder and Senator Mao Ohuabunwa. A statement by Chief Okey Ezeala, publicity secretary and director of strategic communications of Abia APC Campaign Council noted that the APC in Abia North remains loyal to the Chief Whip of the […]

Second Niger Bridge will be tolled, says Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Wednesday said that the newly built Second Niger Bridge would be tolled. The former Lagos state governor made this known when he appeared as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. According to him: “Inevitably, the bridge will be tolled but that is the job of the […]

Labour Party Presidential Campaign DG, Okupe resigns

By John Alechenu, Abuja The Director General of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign, Doyin Okupe has resigned. His decision is to enable him pursue his corruption case in Court. He conveyed his decision in a letter to his principal, the Presidential Candidate of the party, Mr. Peter Obi. Recall that Okupe, on Monday, was found […]

FG orders polytechnics, others to stop awarding degrees

The Federal Government has directed polytechnics, monotechnics and other allied institutions to stop awarding degrees. This order was conveyed in a circular, marked TEB/PRO/E/12/Vol.11/132 dated December 1, 2022, by the National Board for Technical Education, directed to heads of the affected institutions. A copy of the document signed by the board’s Director, Polytechnic Programmes Department, […]

Naira loses slightly against dollar

By Adejayan Gbenga Gsong The Nigeria naira exchanged at 452.67 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window on Tuesday. The figure represented a decrease of 0.26 percent, compared with N451.50 it exchanged on Monday. On Tuesday, the open indicative rate closed at N448.80 to the dollar. The naira was sold for as low […]

2023: Fulani youths meet Igbo elders, endorse Obi/Datti for presidency

  By Luminous Jannamike, ABUJA • Say: We’re no longer after tribal, religious sentiments in politics • God has hand in Obidient movement – EX-GOV EZEIFE Fulani youths in Nigeria, under the aegis of Endan Fulaku, yesterday, endorsed the candidature of Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party as their presidential candidate for the forthcoming […]

Please, withdraw your lawsuits, Tinubu begs Owan-Enoh, Eta

By Tina Agosi Todo, Calabar The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has begged Senator John Owan-Enoh and Mary Eta to drop their lawsuits against the party’s governorship candidate. He made the appeal, yesterday, during his South South town hall meeting with stakeholders at the Cultural Centre in Calabar, Cross River State. […]

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