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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Gov. Ugwuanyi has no serious opponent – Reps member, Asadu

The member representing Nsukka/Igboeze South federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Dr. Pat Asadu has declared that Governor Ifeanyi of Enugu State would have a smooth sail in his re-election bid. Asadu, who spoke to journalists, Friday, on a [...]

September 29, 2018 Government and politics

Flood kills Osadebe’s son

Okechukwu Osadebe, an 18-year-old son of late highlife maestro, Chief Stephen Osadebe, has lost his life in a flood disaster in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra. He died on Thursday, Sept. 27 in the Osadebe’s Atani country home in [...]

September 29, 2018 Incidents

Funke Adedoyin: Gov Ahmed, Atiku react to the death of Kwara lawmaker

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, have reacted to the death of a member representing Irepodun/Isin/Ekiti/Oke-Ero federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Funke Adedoyin. The lawmaker passed away in Abuja while treating an ailment [...]

September 29, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Buhari’s Minister reportedly resigns, set to dump APC over disqualification

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, also known as Mama Taraba, is set to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to the United Democratic Party, UDP. According to Punch, Mama Taraba resigned her appointment as [...]

September 29, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Governor Wike apologises for threatening PDP presidential aspirants

Governor Nyesom Wike has apologised to leaders and presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party for his anti-party outburst on Wednesday, Hope For Nigeria has learnt. At a National Executive Committee meeting of the party Friday afternoon, the Rivers State [...]

September 29, 2018 Government and politics

Full compliance in Bayelsa as public schools, banks shut down

Activities at government offices and schools were grounded yesterday as the nationwide strike embarked upon by the Labour entered its second day in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. Banks and other government enterprise were not left out, with only pupils [...]

September 29, 2018 Economy

Pilot dies as two NAF F-7NI aircraft collide in Abuja

 NAF F-7NI aircraft collide in Abuja: Two F-7Ni aircraft belonging to the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), yesterday, crashed around Katampe Hills in Abuja.   The airplanes reportedly collided with each other during a rehearsal for Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary celebration [...]

September 29, 2018 Incidents

Passengers stranded as labour disrupts flight operations

Passengers yesterday were stranded at the Lagos airports as members of the organised labour paralysed fight operations over inability of the Federal Government to come up with a new national minimum wage for workers. Labour officials, who arrived at Airpeace [...]

September 29, 2018 Transportation

Anita Kouassigan: If we help women more, they will help improve Nigeria’s situation

Anita Kouassigan holds a BSC degree in Politics from the University of Bristol, and graduated with a Post-Graduate Degree in Law and the Legal Practice Course (College of Law, London). She is a small-business entrepreneur, with her focus areas being [...]

September 29, 2018 Government and politics

Plateau imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jos over renewed violence

Plateau imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jos : Following the violence that erupted in Jos, the state capital, which claimed at least 14 lives, and the attendant tension in the aftermath, the Plateau State Government, yesterday, imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on [...]

September 29, 2018 Government and politics