Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Category: Politics


The federal government’s approval for the dredging of Orashi River, which connects to the Atlantic Ocean, has started to attract the attention of the stakeholders in Imo State. Since the approval was announced last week by Imo State Governor, Mr. Read more…


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, inaugurated its Presidential Campaign Council (PCC). The inauguration is to mark the start of campaign activities for the party. However, noticeably absent at the event were Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, Samuel Read more…


Federal government has said the ongoing strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) was responsible for the delay in the commencement of payment of bursary allowance to students studying education courses in tertiary institutions. The permanent secretary of the Read more…


The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, inaugurated an Adhoc Committee set up by the Senate to investigate the non-compliance with the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) and the Oil Mining Lease (OML). The seven-member panel is chaired by Read more…


A group, Yoruba Global Alliance, has accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of applying a double standard over his refusal to grant licence to the South Western Security Network, Amotekun, to bear arms while allowing the Katsina State Read more…


The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has refuted claims that he broke away from his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike. Addressing journalists after a meeting with caucus members of Peoples Democratic Party from the North West senatorial district, Ortom said Read more…


A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has refuted a report that he endorsed the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, ahead the 2023 presidential election. The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, had Read more…


A lawmaker representing Oyi/Ayamelum federal constituency of House of Representatives, Hon Vincent Ofumelu, has commenced the construction of six classroom blocks at Community Secondary School Igbakwu in Ayamelum Local Government Area of Anambra State. Ofumelu who flagged off at the Read more…


Sanctions imposed by the European Union on Russia over its military offensive in Ukraine have “backfired,” according to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who pointed out that skyrocketing energy prices in Europe were the result of the restrictions. Speaking to Read more…


The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained the Japanese consul in Vladivostok on Monday. Motoki Tatsunori confessed to trying to purchase restricted information, and has been ordered to leave the country. “The Japanese diplomat was detained on suspicion of receiving, Read more…


The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned a recent disruption of a Labour Party meeting on Sunday in Nomeh, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State. The Nome attack is the most recent in a series of attacks Read more…


The Independent National Electoral Commission has set January 2023 as its proposed date for publication of voter register, ahead of the 2023 general election. The Commission disclosed this, Monday, at the two-day Capacity Building Workshop for INEC Press Corps on Read more…