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Oby Ezekwesili delivers Realnews Fifth Anniversary Lecture November 16

Oby Ezekwesili, former World Bank Vice President and former Nigerian Minister of  Education, is to deliver the Fifth Anniversary Lecture of Realnews Magazine scheduled to hold on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Ezekwesili, who is the co-founder of Transparency International, will speak on “African Leadership in a Turbulent Era”. She will be delivering …

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Saraki directs MDAs to submit outstanding scholarships to Senate …Calls for review of scholarship policy

President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday met with representatives of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) responsible for the welfare of Nigerian Students on scholarships abroad now stranded due to non-payment of their living allowances and tuition fees by relevant government agencies. The Senate in plenary had …

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PDP faults sack of Lawal, Oke

    By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the sack of Alhaji Babachir Lawal, the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation; and Amb. Ayo Oke, the former Director-General of Nigerian Intelligent Agency (NIA). The party made its position known in a statement signed by …

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, commissions Buhari Support Organization Secretariat, lauds members for perseverance

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, has commended the men and women that were in the vanguard that produced the government of change that Nigerians wanted. The Vice President gave this commendation on Friday, 27 October 2017, at the commissioning ceremony of the Buhari Support Organization (BSO) Secretariat and …

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APC Rally: Tambuwal commends Wamakko

Danjuma James, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has commended Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, the immediate former governor  for providing credible leadership for the All Progressives Party ( APC), in the state. Speaking in Kware town at the flag off of the party’s campaign for the next Saturday’s  …

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Kenyan election will go ahead Thursday as scheduled – Electoral commission; Tension mounts

  Kenya’s repeat presidential elections will proceed as planned on Oct. 26, said the head of the election board on Wednesday. Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Wafula Chebukati said: “the elections as scheduled will go on tomorrow. “In cases where there will be problems (delivering materials)… …

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Southern Governors unite on true federalism, devolution of powers …To collaborate on security, infrastructure, economy …Appoint Ambode Chairman, Dickson, Umahi Co-Chairmen

    For the first time in 12 years, Governors of the Southern States of Nigeria on Monday met in Lagos, where they unanimously reiterated the call for true federalism and devolution of powers to States. The Governors, in a communique at the end of the meeting read by the host Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi …

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Council Poll: ENSIEC disqualifies 2 chairmanship, 71 councillorship APC candidates in Enugu

From; Madu Ezenoha, Enugu Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) at the weekend disqualified two chairmanship and 71 councillorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. Following the development, APC, Enugu state, Sun day protested the disqualification even as it threatens legal actions. Addressing a press conference …

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