2023 Election: NDDC SET TO HOLD WEBINAR ENGAGEMENT FOR STAKEHOLDERS

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to hold a webinar engagement tagged, “2023 Election and the imperative for strategic participation of Niger Delta youths” on Saturday the 4th of June, 2022. The webinar which will hold from 10:00am will be hosted by the Interim Administrator/CEO of the commission Dr. Effiong Akwa, and will feature speakers like Mr. Sam Hart who is the chancellor of Sam Hart Center for Strategic Leadership, and Mr. Azubike Osumili who is the MD/CEO of Inspiration Media Group, the owners of Inspiration FM Lagos,…

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Publisher & Frontline Activist, Agbese wins APC Reps ticket in Benue

Renowned philanthropist and human rights activist, Chief Phillip Agbese, has been declared the winner of the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo federal constituency of Benue State. The Returning Officer, Mr. Thomas Ilejimin, who announced the results amidst wild cheers and jubilations in Okpoga, the headquarters of the Federal Constituency on Sunday, 29 May, 2022, noted that Agbese polled a total of 36,425 votes to defeat his close contender, Linda Ene Agada with 1,450 votes and Hon. Sunday Oche, 984 votes. His emergence followed the successful…

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2023: Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo Gets Return Ticket, Breaks Record In Akoko

Current lawmaker representing Akoko North East/North West Federal Constituency, and one of the prominent contestants for the seat on the platform of All Progressives Congress(APC) Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has emerged winner of the party’s primary. He was declared winner by the election committee having been voted for by all the delegates in the House of Representatives primary held at Civic Centre, Ikare-Akoko on Friday. Tunji-Ojo polled 115 votes while his co-contestant, Mr. Gbongbon Ibrahim Sikiru had no vote. Addressing newsmen after the election, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo appreciated the people and party faithful…

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Group Hails CBN’s Decision To Raise MPR To 13% After 2 Years

…commends Emefiele’s achievements …calls on police to arrest those behind fake news on alleged Emefiele’s sack A group called South West Professional Forum, SWPF, Thursday, hailed the decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to raise the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13 per cent after two years. SWPF made the commendation in an address signed by Coordinator, SWPF, Comrade Gbenga Ganzallo, Secretary, OYPF, Chief Bolanle Akinwummi, and Public Reelations Officer, SWPF, Olakunle kolawole Ebenezer Esq, at a press conference held in Abuja. The Forum pointed that the CBN…

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God saved me from ghastly motor accident to serve him – Reps aspirant, Agbese

…says popular preacher appeared to him with message for the world Chief Philip Agbese, a House of Representatives aspirant from Benue State, has recalled how he miraculously survived a fatal accident. Agbese, who is vying for the All Progressives Congress’ ticket to represent Ado/Ogbadigbo/Okpokwu Federal constituency in the Green Chamber, said he is alive to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. The UK-trained law graduate was involved in ghastly motor accident at Odoba Hills, en route Otukpo in Benue State on April 10th. But the media entrepreneur, who only just…

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SGF Inspects NCPC Pilgrims Heritage Camp House

By Ebriku John Friday The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha has inspected the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim’s Heritage Camp under construction at the Central Business District of Abuja on 11th May, 2022. The SGF was represented at the inspection tour of facilities at the site by the Permanent Secretary General services office, office of the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Dr. Maurice Mbaeri. This was contained in a statement by Mr Celestine Toruka, Head Media and Public Relations of the Commission, made available to journalists…

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Coalition Of CSOs Condemn Released Video To Blackmail Emefiele

…call for immediate arrest of those behind it …threaten libel suit against online medium ….ask Nigerians to discard video, say it’s fake news Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCSG, Tuesday, vehemently condemned purported video released by one online medium to blackmail the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele. This was contained in a statement signed by the National President, CCSG, Etuk Bassey Williams, and Secretary General, CCSG, Abubakar Ibrahim, respectively, and called on the various security agencies to go after those behind the voice recording video. The…

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Cross River Assembly: Yala youth, women protest, condemn 3rd bid by lawmakers

…call on Gov Ayade not to endorse bid, demand change Ahead of All Progressives Congress, APC, congress in Cross River State, youth and women in Yala 1 State constituency, Tuesday, staged a peaceful protest to condemn alleged third term bid by lawmakers representing the area at the Cross River State House of Assembly. The protesters numbering over 100 stormed streets of Okuku, Imaje, Okpoma and other parts of the constituency simultaneously to stop the two time lawmaker who is vying for a third term to represent the people of the…

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2023: Over 100 APC Women, Youth Support Groups Adopt, Endorse Odey

…she deserves to represent Yala 1 State Constituency Ahead of 2023 general elections, over 100 All Progressives Congress, APC, women, youth support groups under the auspices of Amalgamated Groups of Yala Concerned Citizens, AGYCC, in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, Sunday, unanimously adopted and endorsed Princess Otanya Odey, a leading APC State Assembly aspirant of Yala 1 State Constituency at the Cross River State House of Assembly. Odey received the boost for her aspiration as the convener, Prince Ogar Moses Ogbaji, explained why the over 1000 members…

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GENERAL BURATAI (RTD) COMMISSIONS PROJECT A AT COMMAND SCIENCE SECONDARY SCHOOL, ATTENDS FIRDA’U PRAYERS FOR MAMA ADUNOLA ADUKE IN SAKI, OYO STATE

As part of his activities in the Saki Kingdom, Oyo State, the Nigerian Ambassador to the Benin Republic and former Chief of Army Staff, His Excellency, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd), today, Saturday 7th May 2022, commissioned a newly constructed gate and 1-kilometre road at Command Science Secondary School, Saki, Oyo State. Part of the programmes lined up during the commissions of the projects includes cutting the tape and unveiling the plaque to commission the gate, cutting of tape and unveiling the edifice to signify the commissioning of the…

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