Atiku Under Fire Over ‘Extravagant Trip’ To Dubai With Obi, Ben Bruce, Others

The New Agenda for Positive Change, a civil society organization has taken a swipe at the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for reportedly holding a strategy session with members of his team in Dubai, UAE. The Dubai meeting had in attendance, Atiku’s running mate, Peter Obi; the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Also in the meeting were ex-Ogun Governor, Gbenga Daniel; ex-aide to former President, Reno Omokri, Bayelsa East Senator, Ben Bruce among others. Reacting, however, the group said the development was a sad reminder…

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Nigeria Supports Regional Common Tariff, Customs Union, Says FG

The Federal Government Friday, assured Ministers of member countries of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS), on support for regional common tariff and customs union towards trade liberalisation, industrialisation and integration. This was stated in the welcome remarks by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, at the 4th ECOWAS Finance Ministers’ Meeting in Abuja, with theme, ‘Information Exchange and Cooperation Amongst Customs Administrations as a Concerted Response to Obstacles to the Free Movement of Goods, Security Challenges and the Resurgence of Illicit Trafficking’. She also noted…

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Coalition rubbishes Amnesty International’s report on Nigeria military’s response to IMN

The Amnesty International (AI) has come under attack over its recent report that Nigeria’s security operatives approached members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who protested in Abuja not to restore public order but to kill them. AI had in a report released on Wednesday, alleged that they have obtained a footage of a shocking and unconscionable use of deadly force by soldiers and police against IMN members. The report further claimed that the video footage and eyewitness testimonies consistently show that the Nigerian military dispersed peaceful gatherings by…

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Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency Seat: MP Jarigbe Agom Calls For Debate

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the member representing the good people of Ogoja/Yala federal constituency in the Green chambers of the National Assembly, Hon Jarigbe Agom, has called for a debate between candidates of the various political parties participating in the election. The serving House of Representative member under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also condemn the fervent attack on his personality on the social media space by supporters of the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Jude Ogbeche Ngaji. He stated that…

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