Jonathan will lose despite election shift-Lagos APC

Ayodele Samuel,Lagos The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday strongly condemned postponement of the polls by INEC saying President Jonathan and his party PDP will lose despite the shift. Lagos APC Publicity Secretary  Joe Igbokwe, told…

Kaduna: El-Rufai to revive late Yakowa’s abandoned projects

From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna. Former Secretary to Kaduna State Government during the reign of late Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, Alhaji Lawal Samaila Yakawa yesterday said the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Malam Nasir El-Rufai will revive all projects…

The politics of fuel price cut (II)

By Boniface Chizea The extent of the subsidy included in the importation of petroleum products has been mindboggling. As has been observed above at some point in time the amount of this subsidy was of the magnitude of one trillion…

INEC extends collection of PVCs to February 8

By Ahmed Abubakar The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to Sunday, 8th February 2015. The extension followed an announcement made by the commission’s Press Secretary, Mr. Kayode Idowu Robert…

Nasarawa guber: PDP has already conceded defeat- Al-makura

By Ali Abare Abubakar Ahead of the scheduled governorship election in Nasarawa State, Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has said that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already conceded defeat to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Al-makura stated this…

Jonathan will beat Buhari in the north – PDP

By Ahmed Abubakar The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its Presidential flag bearer, President Goodluck Jonathan will beat the APC candidate, retired Major General Muhammadu Buhari, fair and square in the north, come February 14, 2015. The party also said…

PDP can’t steal our mandate again- David Umaru

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna Following the national assembly tribunal’s declaration making him winner of the Niger East Senatorial Bye-Elections, Barrister David Umaru yesterday, said he is not afraid of Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu when the two line up for February…

How Edo stood still for Buhari as APC campaign train reaches Benin

By Umar Muhammad Puma The mammoth crowd that attended the presidential campaign rally of the former military Head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari last Tuesday in Benin has further demonstrated that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) is indeed determined…

Truck driver wins 2015 Range Rover in Airtel Red Hot Promo final

From Suleiman Idris, Lagos with agency report A truck driver, Mr. Abiodun Adio, on Friday emerged the lucky winner of the 2015 Range Rover Vogue’s grand prize of the Airtel’s Red Hot Promo Season 2. The draw signifying the grand…

NDE trains 700 unemployed graduates in energy skills

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna No fewer than seven hundred (700) unemployed graduates were trained by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in skills for energy harvest, installation and maintenance of solar power facilities to improve the present epileptic power problem…