Killings: Declare state of emergency on national security now – IPAC tells Buhari

By Christiana Ekpa The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) at the weekend asked president Muhammadu Buhari to quickly declare a state of emergency on national security, saying the country has assumed a deplorable dimensions in which everything seems to have gone to the dogs. Briefing journalists at the IPAC National Secretariat in Abuja, the national… Continue reading Killings: Declare state of emergency on national security now – IPAC tells Buhari

Zamfara No Fly Zone: Don’t politicise lives, security of citizens – PAPSD tells APC

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi Sequel to the recent No Fly Zone declaration by the federal government on Zamfara State, a non-governmental organisation, Patriots for the Advancement Of Peace and Social Development (PAPSD), has charged the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government and the Service Chiefs to stop playing politics with the lives and security of… Continue reading Zamfara No Fly Zone: Don’t politicise lives, security of citizens – PAPSD tells APC

Int’l Women’s Day: Nigerian women deserve unhindered access to politics – Lawan

By Musa Baba Adamu The Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has celebrated with Nigerian women as they celebrate International Women’s Day, saying that women deserve support and encouragement to participate without discrimination or inhibitions in governance and public affairs in general. In a statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ola… Continue reading Int’l Women’s Day: Nigerian women deserve unhindered access to politics – Lawan

Strike threat: Embrace dialogue, accept reality of States being unequal – PGF DG tells NLC

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Lukman, has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its threats to embark on an indefinite strike if the National Assembly moves National Minimum Wage from Exclusive Legislative List to the Concurrent List. In a statement he issued yesterday, the PGF DG… Continue reading Strike threat: Embrace dialogue, accept reality of States being unequal – PGF DG tells NLC

CUPP sacks State chapters, as national leadership takes over political affairs

By Musa Baba Adamu The national leadership of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has dissolved all State Chapters of the Coalition with immediate effect. A statement issued yesterday by Peter Ameh, who is the National Secretary of CUPP, said all activities of the Coalition in the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory… Continue reading CUPP sacks State chapters, as national leadership takes over political affairs

Zamfara school girls abduction politically motivated – Group alleges

A Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Zamfara Movement for Peace and Good Governance, has condemned the no fly zone order imposed on Zamfara State by President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as part of the orchestrated plot aimed at declaring a state of emergency in the State. Chairman of the group, Comd Jamilu Abdulkadir Magazu, in a… Continue reading Zamfara school girls abduction politically motivated – Group alleges

Supreme Court judgement: Rivers APC set to unleash full potentials – Princewill

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi A former governorship candidate and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Tonye Princewill, has applauded the Supreme Court Judgement on Friday which settled the lingering crisis rocking the leadership of the party in the State, saying the party is now set to unleash its full potentials. Recall that… Continue reading Supreme Court judgement: Rivers APC set to unleash full potentials – Princewill

Lawan sympathizes with Potiskum market fire victims

By Musa Baba Adamu The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the victims of the fire disaster on Saturday night at the Potiskum Central Market in Yobe State. A statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ola Awoniyi, said Lawan sympathised with those whose stalls, wares and other… Continue reading Lawan sympathizes with Potiskum market fire victims

APC wins Jigawa by-election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammad Adamu, has emerged the winner of Saturday’s Kafinhausa State Constituency by-election in Jigawa. Adamu polled 14,924 votes to beat other candidates in the election. NAN reports that the poll took place in the 120 polling units in the area. Prof. Ahmed Kutama, the Returning Officer, declared… Continue reading APC wins Jigawa by-election

APC Constitution Review: A welcome idea – Party Chieftain

By Ikechukwu Okaforadi A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Iliyasu Abdu, has commended the party leadership led by Mai Mala Buni, for setting up a committee to review the party’s constitution, describing it as a welcome idea that is long overdue. The business tycoon, turned politician who indicated interest in vying for the… Continue reading APC Constitution Review: A welcome idea – Party Chieftain