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Female Lawyers Urge Government To Do More In Checkmating Human Trafficking

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Abuja breach of the International Federation Of Female Lawyers, FIDA, has told the federal government to intensify efforts in checkmating human trafficking involving Nigerians within and outside the country. The female lawyers made the call during a courtesy visit to the shelters home of the national agency for the prohibition...

Dokpesi Faults PDP Elections

3 days ago /
Politics 

A foremost PDP chairmanship aspirant and media magnate Raymond Dokpesi, has faulted the PDP national leadership elections, describing it as a charade, that may destroy the party. Dokpesi told newsmen at the convention ground that the process of voting was rigged, following the distribution of a unity list containing names of candidates...

APC Berates PDP Convention Anomalies

3 days ago /
Politics 

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, says the abnormalities that trailed the peoples democratic party convention that ended on Sunday have exposed it as a party with corruption deeply rooted in its DNA. A statement issued by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi said and we quote “the brazen display...

Umuahia Records First Kidney Transplant

3 days ago /
Health 

The Federal Ministry of health has recorded another giant stride, as the Federal   Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia State, has successfully conducted two kidney transplants, the first time in the south east geo-political zone of the country. Speaking with newsmen shortly after the surgeries, the chief medical director of the Hospital,...

PDP Convention: Intrigues And Withdrawals

3 days ago /
Politics 

The just concluded elective national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party that produced Uche Secondus as chairman in the early hours of Sunday was loaded with intrigues, mutual suspicion and high level negotiations at the convention ground. In this report, AIT’s Anoyoyo Ogiagboviogie examines the process that led to the most...

Osinbajo Charges New Akarigbo On Development

3 days ago /
Nation 

Following the installation of the new Akarigbo of Remoland last week, vice president Yemi Osinbajo charged the royal father to pay attention to the developmental needs of the area. In this report, Ebuwa Omo Osagie takes a look at the installation of Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi as the 19th Akarigbo of Remoland. Oba...

Coalition Against Injustice Advocates Better Synergy Among Anti-Corruption Agencies

3 days ago /
Nation 

As global outrage against corruption becomes louder the international coalition against injustice says rivalry among Nigeria’s anti-graft agencies could be a stumbling block to winning the war on corruption in the country. Also of major concern to the coalition is the inability to effectively account for the actual amount so far...

PDP National Convention: Leaders Urge Unity

3 days ago /
Politics 

The new leadership of the peoples democratic party have been advised to ensure doors of acceptance and opportunities remain wide open for both returnees and new members into the party, The advice was given by various speakers at the just concluded elective national convention of the party, held in Abuja. Former national...

President Buhari Mourns Emir Of Katagun, Kabir Umar

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of Emir of Katagum, Kabir Umar, and has extended condolences to the emir’s family, friends, the people and government of Bauchi state. President Buhari in a statement noted that he shares in the grief of the people of the Katagum emirate and...

Carnival Calabar: Cross River Economy Receives Boost

3 days ago /
Nation 

Cross River State economy seems to be receiving a boost with the influx of people into the carnival city and the newly introduced twenty four hours buying and selling within the annual Calabar Christmas village. Chairman of the carnival enlarged committee and special adviser Governor's  Office, Ken Aklah dropped the hint...

Cross River To Sanction Forest Communities, To Plant Special Trees For Firewood

3 days ago /
Environment 

The Cross River State Government has given an ultimatum to forest communities who engage in wood logging and cutting down of forest trees for firewood to desist or be sanctioned, no matter how highly placed. The state government however plans to plant special trees for domestic use in addition to monthly...

Buhari To Attend One Planet Summit In Paris, France

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the one planet summit in Paris, France on Tuesday, October 12, 2017. The summit, jointly organised by the united nations, the world bank group, and the French government in partnership with non-governmental organisations concerned about reversing the negative effects of...

Alleged Misappropriation: Court Dismisses Ekiti Ex-Gov. Fayemi's Suit To Stop Commission Of Inquiry

6 days ago /
Nation 

An Ekiti state high court sitting in ado-Ekiti has dismissed the case brought before it by former governor Kayode Fayemi seeking to nullify the establishment of the state judicial commission of inquiry set-up by the state government to probe alleged misappropriation of  state finances between October 2010 and September 2014. In...

National Sports Festival: Swan Tells FG, Cross River To Complete Abandoned Projects

6 days ago /
Nation  Sports  

The federal and Cross River State Governments have been told not to abandon various sports projects meant for the national sports festival littered across the state capital in the interest of the sports loving people in the state Chairman of sports writers association of Nigeria, swan, cross river state chapter, Comrade...

Cross River N1.3trn Budget: Nexim Bank Says It’s Achievable With State Industrialization Drive

6 days ago /
Nation 

A few days after the Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade presented N1.3 Trillion budget estimates for 2018 appropriation bill to the state house of assembly, the Nigeria export and import bank (Nexim bank), says the budget is achievable. Managing director of the bank Abba Bello stated this in Calabar at...

Controversy Over Kidnap Of Kwara State University Students

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

confusion as rumours about the kidnap of twelve of its students spread across the state. While the school management and police say that only one student was kidnapped and released, a friend of the victim who received a text message from the abducted and released student insisted on twelve. A two hundred...

FG To Review Corp Members Allowances

6 days ago /
Nation 

The director general of the national youth service corp (NYSC), brig. General Sulieman Kazaure has called on all state governments to show more commitment to the welfare of corp members, by ensuring the prompt upgrade of orientation camp facilities. Kazaure made the call in Ekiti state during his visit to the...

Round Table Proffers Solution To Crisis In Nigeria

6 days ago /
Nation 

Participants at a round table on the resolution of crises in Nigeria say the Nigerian government must do more to check the series of crises that are troubling the country. A member of the national executive council of the Nigeria Labour congress, Isa Aremu, who delivered a paper at the event...

Politicians Told To Embrace Politics Without Bitterness

6 days ago /
Nation 

Imbibing politics without bitterness as a virtue of transformation was the consensus of speakers at the unveiling of a book on former  President Goodluck Jonathan  on Thursday in Abuja. Former minister of information Jerry Gana who chaired the event described the former president as a hero of Nigeria’s democracy whose way of life should be the guiding...

Abuja Court Dismisses Suit On PDP Campaign Fund

6 days ago /
Politics 

A Federal Capital Territory high court has dismissed a suit seeking to expose the sources of campaign fund for the peoples democratic party, PDP, during the 2015 presidential election. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi dismissed the suit on the ground that the attempt to expose a company, northern belt oil and gas company limited...


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