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Elections: PDP inaugurates national reconciliation committee, campaign councils for Kogi, Bayelsa

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Oct. 11, 2019 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a national reconciliation committee and campaign councils for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections, scheduled for Nov. 16. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the reconciliation committee is headed by a former Senate President, Sen. …

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Senate confirms Adewolu as NCC Commissioner; Considers five years jail term for sexual predators in schools

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Adeleke Adewolu as Executive Commissioner on the Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). His confirmation is sequel to the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Communications on the screening of the nominee. The report was presented …

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Nigeria’s democracy needs vibrant media to grow – Gov. Dickson  ….Says govt should avoid clamping down on the Press 

The Governor òf Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has said that democracy in Nigeria cannot grow without a vibrant media. The Governor called on those in governance to tolerate contrary views and supposedly offensive reportage of events by the media in the interest of the society and growth of …

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We must change Nigerian, African mindset; become people with collective sense of urgency about our condition – Moghalu

NIGERIA AT 59 AND THE QUEST FOR GREATNESS: WISHING, STRIVING AND THRIVING The 2019 Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of Nigeria Ltd Nigerian Independence Anniversary Celebration (NIAC) Lecture By Professor Kingsley Moghalu, OON Guest Lecturer Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria September 27, 2019 Protocols…   In the Beginning…. …

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Kogi/Bayelsa guber Polls: INEC rejects 14 invalid nominations, as 19 parties withdraw

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Sept. 27, 2019 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had rejected 14 invalid submitted nominations by political parties for the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in …

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Senate commends Buhari on temporary closure of land borders  …Urges NPC to develop framework to track foreign aid

The Senate has commended the recent decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to temporarily close all land borders to address smuggling and its impact on the Nigerian economy. The commendation came after the consideration of a motion titled: “The impact of border closure on the Nigerian economy”, sponsored by Senator Adamu …

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