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Ihedioha pledges commitment to correctional system reforms

Governor of Imo state, Emeke Ihedioha, has pledged commitment to the correctional system reforms, especially measures that seek to "correct and not condemn, rehabilitate and not reject, restore and not cast away offenders."

Ihedioha made the commitment after he visited and interacted [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


APC South-South caucus passes vote of confidence on Oshiomhole

The South-South APC Zonal Caucus has passed a vote of implicit confidence on the National Chairman of the ruling party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole noting that there is no family where there has not been crisis

The group led by the Zonal Vice Chairman, Ntufam Eta, made the declaration among other [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


Nigeria urges Netherlands to resume visa issuance in Abuja

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, has expressed optimism that the Dutch Embassy in Nigeria will resume the issuance of Schengen Visas in Abuja in the shortest possible future.

Mr Ngofa spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday, ahead of the visit of Pr [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


2023: North will vote only a northern candidate –ACF scribe (Top ba

Over 3 years to the next presidential contest, the Acting chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Musa Liman Kwande, has given the indication that northerners will vote for only a northerner presidential candidate.

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to have comple [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


Buhari’s aide disowns Air Peace boss, Allen Onyema

Following the indictment of Mr. Allen Onyema, Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, by the American government, Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, has said only lawbreakers are targeted by the United States.

Onochie further advised Onyema to go t [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


Open defecation: Bwari, AMAC lead in FCT

Bwari area council is said to top the list of councils where open defecation and other environmental abuse is most practiced in the nation’s capital.

A report from the Monitoring and Inspection Department of the FCTA indicates that, the council alone recorded 8,271 cases of environmental [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


Hate speech bill: Sponsor backtracks on death penalty

The sponsor of the controversial Hate Speech Bill, Senator Sabi Abdullahi, has finally bowed to pressure from well-meaning Nigerians as he declared on Sunday that his proposed legislation would be amended to remove death penalty as the maximum punishment for offenders.

Abdullahi, who is the Dep [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


Buhari not concerned with democracy’s survival —PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari is “more interested in the continuation of the ruling All Progressives Congress in office, than he is in the survival of democracy in the country,” the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have alleged on Sunday.

The main opposition party also urged the Presiden [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


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PhotoKeke ‘ban’ increased our suffering, says Abuja residents

A recent policy by the Transport Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, which restricted tricycles from plying [...]

07 December 2019