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February 21, 2018 2:54 PM N-Power reveals what FG’s N1.4bn investment will be used for

N-Power youth empowerment scheme, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government has invested the sum of N1.4bn into its N-Build programme. In a terse statement on its website, the scheme said the sum was for the purchase of tool kits, consumables, books and others. The statement reads, “The Federal Government has invested N1.4billion to acquire 15

February 21, 2018 5:51 AM Bolaji Abdullahi reacts to El-rufai’s demolition of parallel APC secretariat

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bolaji Abdulahi, has expressed concern over the demolition of a building which was being used as the secretariat of a faction of the party in Kaduna state. With this coming amidst ongoing attempts to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party, Abdulahi believes “this kind of situation 24

February 19, 2018 6:48 PM APC faction overturns Gov. El-Rufai’s suspension

A faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna State, loyal to Governor Nasir el-Rufai, ‎on Monday overturned the six-month suspension slammed on him. Those who attended that meeting included an aspirant during the party’s governorship primaries in 2015, Isa Ashiru; Chief of Staff to Senate President, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed; owner of Kaduna-based 22

February 19, 2018 9:44 AM Mother Of Late Zimbabwean Opposition Leader Threatens Suicide

The mother of the late Zimbabwean opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has threatened to commit suicide if the lawyer who says he’s taken over from her son attends the funeral. Power struggles within the Movement for Democratic Change are intensifying following Tsvangirai’s death on Wednesday in South Africa after a two year struggle with colon cancer 19

February 19, 2018 6:14 AM Why State police will divide Nigeria – Tsav

Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav (retd.), has said the country is not mature enough for the creation of State police. Tsav told Punch that the creation of state police would split Nigeria as politicians might use it against their political opponents, adding that it might also lead to job insecurity as some state governors 23

February 19, 2018 6:14 AM Presidency speaks on Big Brother Naija 2018

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has reacted to comments over the reality show, Big Brother Naija 2018. Onochie said the government had no power to move against immoralities in the show as it was an adult programme. Onochie wrote “Stop asking me to fix Big Brother Naija. I Don’t have such powers 16

February 19, 2018 5:19 AM Voters’ registration: Gov. Ugwuanyi Support Group embarks on sensitization campaign

Determined to ensure that all eligible voters in Enugu State, who have not registered with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the on-going voters’ registration exercise do so and collect their Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs), a support group of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, “Workable Partners for Gburugburu 2019” has embarked on an aggressive 13

February 18, 2018 9:10 AM Will Osun Have Cow Colony?

Commissioner for Special Duties, Honourable Mudasir Toogun said, “the problem with the cattle colony is in the name itself, no one in Africa will hear the name and it will not send fear down their spine. “Actually the intention behind it is not to colonise any place, rather it is ‘cattle ranches’. Cattle ranches are a good business and it would provide 14

February 17, 2018 8:37 PM National Assembly Lacks Power To Reorder Elections

Let me begin by saying that the National Assembly itself is established by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as amended. Section 47 of the Constitution provides that ‘There shall be a National Assembly for the Federation which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives’. Suffice to say that the National Assembly 18

February 17, 2018 10:45 AM Air force reveals what newly inducted ‘Tsaigumi’ will be used for

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, at the weekend explained that its newly inducted indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, nicknamed “Tsaigumi” will be used for land and sea intelligence surveillance operations. It said the operational drone could also be used for policing operations, disaster management, convoy protection, maritime patrol,and pipeline and power 20