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NASS passes NDDC 2016 budget

The National Assembly on Thursday passed the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) 2016 budget. In the Senate, the budget was following the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta presented by its chairman, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi. In passing the budget, the Senate reduced the initial budget …

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Edo APC primary: More protest trails Obaseki’s emergence as Oshiomhole’s aide rejects outcome

AGENE Godwin, Benin More condemnation has continued to trail last Saturday’s Governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, which produced Godwin Obaseki as its flag-bearer for the September 10th Governorship election. An aide to Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Mrs Evelyn Igbafe, who doubles as the Executive Director on Poverty Alleviation …

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Ogiemwonyi, Imansuagbon reject APC primary results .Accuse Governor of interference .Call for forensic analysis

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Engr. Chris Ogiemwonyi and Barrister Ken Imasuagbon, both aspirants in the just concluded All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primaries in Edo state have rejected the outcome of the result which declared Mr. Godwin Obaseki winner of the election. The aggrieved aspirants, both have alleged electronic rigging of …

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PDP crisis: IGP intensifies efforts at resolving outstanding issues •Warns party’s supporters against hooliganism; Secretariat remains sealed

In a bid to finding a lasting solution to the protracted crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, convened a meeting with all Stakeholders in his Abuja office on Friday June 17, 2016, and called for peace among the parties, particularly supporters …

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June 12: Nigeria owes Abiola viable democracy – Ambode …Says good governance can only thrive on true federalism …20 LGs for Lagos, a gross injustice –Opadokun

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said one of the best ways Nigeria can immortalise the late winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief M.K.O Abiola, is to entrench viable democracy, just as he said that such can only be achieved through the practice of true federalism …

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Fulani herdsmen not back to Nimbo; Nobody was raped – Say Traditional Ruler, Enugu Police Command *No Fulani man can go near Nimbo now, Fulani Community in Enugu insists

Kenneth Chibundu Contrary to some newspaper reports, Wednesday, alleging that Fulani herdsmen are back to Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu state and that five of their women have been raped, the traditional ruler of the community which was attacked on April 25, 2016, Igwe John Akor and …

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Nigeria ready for e-voting — Ekeh, Zinox boss; Says system will reduce post-election litigations

Chairman of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest integrated Information and Communication Technology (ICT) conglomerate Zinox Group, Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh, has advocated the full deployment of electronic voting during elections in the country, as he further posited that Nigeria’s democratic culture has fully evolved to embrace the system. Speaking in his keynote …

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