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PDP, 30 other political parties boycott Kaduna council polls

Thirty one political  parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party, said they would  boycott the Local Councils’ election in Kaduna State holding today. The parties under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties in Kaduna State, made their stand known at a press conference on Friday in Kaduna. the coalition hinged their decision on the alleged violation of the Constitution and Electoral...

Opinion: Surely it’s time to lay to rest the empty, vainglorious memorialising of “fresh air” slogan in Adamawa

Remembrance of things past and promises made by the government of Fintiri to the workers of Adamawa state when he was contesting for the office of the governor can be a burden when look critically by those workers relieved of their duty today by the government of Fintiri in Adamawa state. As each day passes the memory distorts, rewrites...

Buhari govt waging war against media, Falana warns

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused the Nigerian government of waging war against the media in preparation for the 2023 elections. Mr Falana spoke in Lagos Thursday at a conversation on the shrinking media and civic space in Nigeria and public presentation of a book, Testimony to Courage, essays in honour of Dapo Olorunyomi. He expressed worry over the...

Kukah cautions FG on social media regulation

The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has cautioned the federal government against planned regulation of social media saying it could hinder freedom of speech. Mr Kukah disclosed this on Friday while speaking at the convocation lecture of Achievers University, Owo in Ondo State. The lecture was titled: “Some reasons why Nigeria has failed to achieve greatness”. The bishop who...

APC to Fintiri: Your anger towards sacked Adamawa workers is ‘wicked and misdirected

The All progressive congress in Adamawa says the anger used on the innocent workers relived of their employments by Gov. Fintiri is ‘unwarranted invective’ on the innocent workers that was relieved of their appointments today by the governor was misdirected as it best suits devoting more energy on capital projects than venting his anger on the sacked workers and...

Council briefs Osinbajo on how to tackle malnutrition

The Nutrition Society of Nigeria has called for an institutional framework towards tackling malnutrition in Nigeria. Prof. Hafiz Abubakar, a member of the board of the society, communicated this while speaking with State House correspondents after the board meembers met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said that that the board was in the villa to...

1,000 retirees receive gratuity in Borno

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has approved payment of gratuity to the second batch of 1,000 former civil servants who retired at intermediate ranks from 2013 to date.‎ This is coming two months after the governor released money for the payment of gratuity to the first batch of 1,684 low ranking ex-workers who retired between2013 and June 2019. Announcing...

Appeal Court Affirms Okorocha’s Election As Senator

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has upheld the election of Senator Rochas Okorocha as the lawmaker representing Imo West district. Justice R. Ada who chaired a panel of judges in the case read the judgement on Thursday. The court, however, held that the appeals filed by Senator Osita Izunaso of the All Progressives Grand Alliance...

FG declares Monday public holiday for Maulud celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. He said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the...

Appeal Court Affirms El-Rufai’s Election As Kaduna Governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna State has upheld the election of Mr Nasir El-Rufai as the duly elected governor of the state. In a unanimous judgement delivered by a three-man panel of judges led by Justice Olumuyiwa Aburu on Thursday, the appellate court upheld the judgement of the Election Petitions Tribunal which affirmed Governor El-Rufai of the All...

Sowore’s Bail: Counsels Confirm Service Of Release Order On DSS

A team of lawyers representing Mr Omoyele Sowore in court say they have served the order of the court on the Department of State Services (DSS) to release their client. One of the counsels to Sowore, Mr Inibehe Effiong, confirmed this to Channels Television on Thursday in Abuja. Effiong who shared copies of the documents, however, insisted that the service has...