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APC: Zulum visits hometown, Mafa, for ward congresses …Passes confidence vote on Buni’s committee  

Borno State Governor on Saturday travelled to his home town, Mafa, headquarters of Mafa Local Government Area, to participate in congresses held by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to elect incoming executives at ward levels. Borno’s APC stakeholders had, during a recent meeting,  adopted consensus election of executives, heeding to …

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 A/Ibom guber aspirant, Inoyo, institutes N500,000 Ray Ekpu Investigative Journalism Award; Denies membership of Pyrates Confraternity

By Dennis Udoma, Uyo Former Vice President, Exxon – Mobil subsidiaries in Nigeria and Akwa Ibom state governorship aspirant, Mr Udom Inoyo, has announced the institution of a N500,000 Ray Ekpu Award for Investigative Journalism to promote excellence among practitioners in the State. Inoyo, who has not yet announced the …

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NIPR protests appointment of non-professional as DHQ Spokesperson

  The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has protested the appointment of Major General Benjamin Olufemi Sawyer, a non-professional PR person as the new Director of Defence Information (DDI). General Sawyer resumed office today as the Spokesperson of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ). Speaking to PRNigeria, a council member and …

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East-West Road: Akpabio urges Niger Delta youths to vacate road for contractors … As FG releases N2.5 billion for compensations

The Minister, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has appealed to protesting Niger Delta youths to vacate Section 3 of the East-West road to enable contractors commence work immediately. “The essence of this protest is to draw the attention of the government to the road, now we are here, …

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Archbishop Kaigama decries high cost of foodstuffs; Huge loans without impact on people’s lives; Warns, don’t divert N12.3 billion agric subsidy

***Flays lavish funerals by Nigerians ***says don’t distance yourselves from grandparents, elderly cos of COVID – 19 The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama has condemned the escalation in the prices of foodstuffs, noting that the problem was also biting hard in his home. The Cleric, in his Homily, delivered …

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Gender Based Violence: Traditional ruler seeks more support for physically challenged persons

By Muhammad Nasir Sokoto, July 29, 2021 The District Head of Gagi in Sokoto State, Alhaji Sani Umar Jabbi, has called for more support to physically challenged persons to overcome Gender Based Violence (GBV) challenges in the country. Umar-Jabbi urged stakeholders to increase provision of economic empowerment opportunities for the less …

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