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Why Service Chiefs were at Buhari’s 2019 Next Level campaign launch – Presidency

Robert Awokuse The presidency has explained why Service Chiefs ‘partly’ graced the official opening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s  campaign kick off. The campaign team tagged ‘2019 Next Level’ was launched on Sunday and had Service Chiefs of the nation in attendance. Some service chiefs, including the Chief of Defence Staff, …

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Senate President, Saraki, assures British High Commissioner on  passage of priority Bills

President of the Senate, Dr.  Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in spite of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns. Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, …

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President Buhari lauds Nigeria-India relations;  Attends Nigerian Airforce Air Power Seminar

The relationship between Nigeria and India is a worthy one, and mutually beneficial, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving the outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency B.N Reddy, at a farewell audience in State House Monday, the President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser …

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Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency starts final stage of recruitment  

Following the directive of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for the Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency ( RIVNESCA) to recruit quality operatives, the agency on Monday  commenced the final process of recruiting 3000 personnel. On Monday, thousands of shortlisted candidates gathered at the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt …

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Enugu is one of Nigeria’s most peaceful states – Smith, PSC Chairman; Says ‘Ugwuanyi deserves credit for securing Enugu’

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Alhaji Musiliu Smith, on Monday, stated that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State deserves credit for running the state in a progressive, people-oriented and security-conscious manner. Alhaji Smith, who made the statement while delivering his keynote address at the opening ceremony of …

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RE: Peter Obi, Ghost of the past and reality of today By Valentine Obienyem 

With great disappointment and distaste, I read the above-titled piece supposedly written by one Abdullahi Haruna. It was indeed like a tour of a lunatic asylum. What are his contentions? It was clearly sponsored by those who are dismayed that the Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi has no common fault that are observed among many Nigerian politicians and in desperation …

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Gov. Ugwuanyi has restored Rangers’ dignity, says Senator Jim Nwobodo …As Enugu Govt. honours AITEO Cup Champions, amid excitement

The former Governor of old Anambra State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Jim Nwobodo, has applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his commitment and contributions to the remarkable feats recorded by the Rangers International Football Club of Enugu in lifting the 2015/2016 Nigerian …

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Vigilante Service nabs killers of Niger Delta University in Yenagoa  …Perpetrators won’t go unpunished – State Govt  

The Bayelsa State Government has confirmed the arrest of two suspected killers of Miss Seieyefa Fred, who was gunned down by suspected cultists on robbery mission in Yenagoa on November 8, 2018. The Special Adviser to the Governor òf Bayelsa State on Security, Mr. Boss Spero-Jack, said that the two …

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SERAP asks INEC to probe ‘campaign spending by Saraki, other contributions’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has sent an open letter to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the …

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News Express goes into magazine publishing; to debut at 2018 Anniversary Lecture

  Leading Nigerian online daily newspaper, News Express (newsexpressngr.com), has announced its decision to expand into the hard copy sector with the introduction of News Express Special Print Edition, a periodic all-gloss magazine scheduled to debut next week Tuesday, November 20, 2018. News Express Publisher, Mr. Isaac Umunna, said in a statement issued on …

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