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Chinedu EzeIfedigbo February 17, 2018

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, has failed in governance because the party came into power using the instrumentality of propaganda. Jonathan spoke when he received the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus who led members of the National Working Committee, NWC, on a courtesy […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo February 15, 2018

South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, has resigned from office with immediate effect. Zuma made the announcement in a televised address to the nation on Wednesday evening. Earlier, Mr Zuma’s governing ANC party told him to resign or face a vote of no confidence in parliament on Thursday. Zuma has been in power since 2009, but […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo February 7, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent a letter to the House of Representatives conveying his decision to withhold assent to three Bills passed by the National Assembly in December 2017. The Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, quoted the President in a letter as saying his action was in Pursuant to Section 58 (4) of the 1999 […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo February 1, 2018

  Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga held a mock inauguration Tuesday in front of tens of thousands of supporters, as the government sparked outrage by shutting down key media broadcasters covering the event. Authorities have repeatedly warned that such an inauguration was treasonous and that Odinga could face arrest. However as the wording of the […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 30, 2018

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has claimed that Nigeria would have been a better place if the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme, was allowed to play his rightful role in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Tinubu stated this in a tribute to the deceased elder statesman on […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 26, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has called on Nigerians who have not registered to vote with the commission to take advantage of the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) and register to vote in the elections schedule for February 2019. INEC in a statement said the registration exercise is expected to end 60 days to the elections as […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 24, 2018

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019, saying he runs a nepotic court bordering on clannishness at the detriment of national interest. Obasanjo in a 13-page special statement to newsmen said he knew the weakness of President Buhari which borders on lack of understanding of the […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 24, 2018

The Federal Government has earmarked N5.30 billion on national grazing reserve development in the 2018 budget which is being considered by the National Assembly.  The budget is coming at a time when the country is grappling with herdsmen and farmers clashes, leaving scores of people dead, homeless, especially in Benue, Taraba and Ekiti states.  Meanwhile, the […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 23, 2018

Akure – Chief Olu Falae, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), on Monday reacted to the burning of his farm by suspected herdsmen. The farm, located at Ilado community, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, was set ablaze on Sunday night. Falae said the incident was an attempt to kill him, lamenting […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 22, 2018

Obasanjo Bags PhD In Christian Theology President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the National Universities Commission (NUC) to review the nation’s curriculum to meet global demands.Buhari, who disclosed this, yesterday, at the 7th convocation ceremony of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), said universities should be innovative in curriculum development. The president also emphasised the […]

Chinedu EzeIfedigbo January 17, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a Certificate of Return to Chief Victor Umeh as the validly-elected senator representing Anambra Central. National Commissioner, Prof Okechukwu Ibeano, issued the certificate at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja, yesterday evening. Umeh won the election on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, last weekend. Fielding questions […]

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