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2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's general elections.

This is just as members of the party have pledged to sustain their support for the governor and other candidates of the party to secure [...]

Mon, 15 October 2018


Atiku’ll restructure Nigeria, uphold rule of law if elected – Group

A group under the aegis of Nigerians Trust Atiku, NTA, has said that restructuring of Nigeria will be made possible if Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president of the country, he is elected as president.

The group called on Nigerians to support Atiku’s presidential bid adjudging him to be [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Ngige assures of FG commitment to social security

The Federal Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting social security in order to eradicate poverty, ensure inclusion and address contemporary socio-economic challenges in the country.

Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, made this known during the Induction/Award of [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


EU supports flood victims in Nigeria with N400m

The European Commission has announced a one million EUROs about N400 million support to the victims of the ongoing flooding across the country.

The head of EU delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, said the commission’s funding was to provide shelter, medicine and oth [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Parties yet to submit list of candidates - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has hinted that some of the 89 political parties that notified the commission of their intention to conduct their primaries are yet to submit the list of its sponsored candidates Form CF002 and personal particulars Form 001.

In a press releas [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


18 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis hourly – NTBLCP

It is estimated that no fewer than 18 Nigerians die hourly from Tuberculosis, TB, the National Tuberculosis, Burulli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme, NTBLCP, revealed on Friday in Lagos.

The Deputy Director of NTBLCP in the Federal Ministry of Health, Mrs Itohowo Uko, disclosed this at [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


2019: Win your constituencies, Secondus tasks PDP’s BoT

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has urged the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT) to ensure victory in their respective constituencies in the 2019 general elections.

Secondus made the call at the meeting of the BoT members with the party’s pres [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


Facebook, Nigeria partner against fake news – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed that the national campaign against fake news has received a boost from the social networking platform, Facebook, which plans to partner with the Federal Government to check the menace.

The minister announced this recentl [...]

Sun, 14 October 2018


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Photo2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's genera [...]

15 October 2018

Photo2019: Ortom Retains Deputy as Running Mate

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that he is still with his deputy, Engr Benson Abounu, as his running mate in next year's genera [...]

15 October 2018