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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); LAFIA – AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, Igbo leaders, traditional titled holders and other stakeholders from the four South – Eastern states in Nasarawa state have called for free, fair, transparent and credible elections in 2019. ...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); LAGOS — Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police. Mr Osinbajo made this submission while delivering the 40th Anniversary Lecture of the Association of Friends on Monday in Lagos (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); ABEOKUTA- Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Monday  came hard on state governors who were opposing Local Government autonomy ,accusing them of incapacitating the councils financially. The former President stated this while playing host members of a Non-Governmental Organisation, Friends of Democracy, at his residence inside Olusegun...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the sanctions of jail terms for illicit financial flow was no longer sufficient to fight the menace. President Buhari who stated this while delivering a speech on “Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and Corruption: The Challenge...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr. Akinwumi Adesina, has described as unacceptable for Nigeria to be delivering 4,500 megawatts of electricity to a population of over 190 million people. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Speaking on the sidelines of the Africa Investment Forum ongoing...
ENUGU—GOVERNORS of the South East region have said that the 2nd Nigeria Bridge has become highly politicised. Addressing newsmen in Enugu, Wednesday, the Director General of South East Governors Forum, Prof Simon Ortuanya said,”the project has indeed become a political chess board in the hands of politicians seeking Igbo votes,”...
A professor of Political Economy and public analyst, Prof. Pat Utomi Tuesday in Ibadan said there was strong possibility that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 may not hold. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); He said leaders in Nigeria have obsession to themselves, forgetting about services...
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Hinting darkly that "there's something going on," Donald J. Trump complained on Friday that he has been treated "very unfairly" by the people who wrote the United States Constitution. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); "If the Constitution prevented me from doing one or...
ABUJA— The Department of State Services, DSS, has reportedly been dragged into the crisis in the All Progressives Congress, APC, leading to a stand-off between chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, and the security agency. The development has also worsened the crisis of confidence among APC governors. ...
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has reacted to a rumour that the party’s governorship candidate in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, collapsed at the airport in Abuja. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Spokesperson of Adeleke Campaign Organization, Olawale Rasheed, the party declared that there was no...
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that the protracted implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoni is a grand fraud and deception. Wike, who made this assertion yesterday while addressing the 108 and 109 general session of Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers in...
Cristiano Ronaldo could not hide his frustration that despite scoring his first Champions League goal for Juventus the Italian side ‘gifted’ a dramatic late 2-1 victory to Manchester United. Ronaldo struck with a magnificent first-time volley on 65 minutes to leave Juve on course for the knockout phase, but...
WARRI – Suspected herdsmen have kidnapped four Reverend Fathers in Abraka axis, Ethiope East local government area One of those whisked away by the kidnappers is Reverend Father Emmanuel Obadjere. Vanguard gathered from sources close to the Priests that the ugly incident occurred on Tuesday as they were descending the...
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has denied widespread reports of predicting a victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A few Nigerian newspapers had reported as much because of a part of the report that read:...
Buhari urged religious, community and traditional leaders to do more in promoting peaceful co-existence among Nigerians. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “As an organised institution (COCIN), I have no reason to doubt your report on the atrocities being committed in your communities including the killing of...