INEC To Conduct 78 Re-Run Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to conduct seventy-eight re-run elections this year.

A breakdown of the elections indicates that the Commission will conduct 10 Senatorial elections, 12 State Constituency elections and 37 State Assembly elections.

Others are 17 fed [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016

FCT perm sec embarks on office assessment, staff absent

The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye, was stunned Thursday as he met empty offices when he embarked on office assessment to ascertain the punctuality and seriousness of public servants of the administration. 

The visit is coming bar [...]

Fri, 08 January 2016

Self-determination and Thirty Pieces of Silver

“I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.”      -  Aeschylus, a Greek Poet (525 BC TO 456 BC)

The anti- abortion coalition in the United States of America came out with a [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Minister suspends officials, investigates Turkish Airline fiasco

Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has ordered the suspension of three top officials of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, over a recent incident involving Turkish Airline at the airport.

Sirika further disclosed that he has ordered thorough investigation to ascertain t [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Don stresses need for female counselling centre

A university don, Dr. Sherifat Hussain-Abubakar, has called for the establishment of female family counselling centre to reduce anti-social behavior amongst female youths in the county.

Abubakar of the Department of Islamic, Christian and Comparative Religious Studies at the Kwara State Univers [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

We will involve EFCC, DSS in prosecution of pipeline vandals - Ogbue

Managing Director, Petroleum Products and Marketing Company (PPMC), Mrs Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, says the Federal Government will involve some security agencies in prosecuting pipeline vandals.

Ogbue disclosed this on Sunday during a visit to Mosinmi Depot and Ajebo pipeline in Obafemi Owode local [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

FCDA executive sec: Officials accuse Bello of ethnic bias

Trouble is brewing in the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, over allegations that the executive secretary, Engr. Adamu Ismaila, has refused to vacate office despite the expiration of his tenured appointment.

Already, some highly placed officers of the FCT administration have accused [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

People, Events That May Shape 2016

2015 is the year most Nigerians will remember; it defined the country politically, and economically too.

It was a year that saw the fall of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after 16 years in power; it was a year that saw an opposition sweeping an incumbent out of the presidency and most state [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015



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