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UNEP report interactive session: Senator Abe enjoins Ogoni people to work together; Crowd boos Senator Olaka; President Buhari to launch programme in a forthnight

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has enjoined Ogoni people to sink their differences and unite to ensure the implementation of the UNEP report. Speaking during an interactive session the Minister of Environment had with all stakeholders …

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Senate, UK Parliament pledge collaboration

The Nigerian Senate and the United Kingdom (UK) parliament on Thursday pledged to collaborate towards deepening the nation’s democracy and strengthening the ties that exists between both countries. The pledge was made when United Kingdom parliamentarians in the International Development Committee led by Mr. Stephen Twigg visited the Senate President, …

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Sheriff is National Chairman, not in acting capacity — PDP confirms; dismisses Gulak’s claims to position

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has moved to clarify the status of its new-appointed leader, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, saying the North East zone chieftain of the party is not on an acting capacity but the substantive National Chairman. A statement released by the party, Thursday, and signed …

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Mark, Achonu, others fight for their seats as INEC conducts 22 court-ordered elections in eight states, Saturday

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will, Saturday, February 20, conduct 22 of the Appeal Court-ordered rerun elections across eight states of the federation. This is part of the 80 court-ordered elections which the commission is to conduct from January to March 2016. This information was contained in the commission’s …

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