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Obi, Otti, Abure, Others Storm IMO For Achonu’s Campaign Flag Off

Obi, Otti, Abure, Others Storm IMO For Achonu’s Campaign Flag Off

Obi, Otti, Abure, others storm Imo for Achonu’s campaign flag off Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, Abia State Governor, Alex Otti and the LP National Chairman, Julius Abure, among other party members on Tuesday stormed Owerri , Imo State for the party’s governorship campaign flag-off. Obi, a former governor of Anambra State and Alex Otti among others were received by the party’s governorship candidate Senator Athan Achonu and other LP chieftains at the event. Speaking during the flag-off which witnessed a large turnout of party members and supporters, the Abia State Governor, Alex Otti maintained that the Labour…
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Lucky Aiyedatiwa Wins Ondo APC Governorship Primary(See Result)

Lucky Aiyedatiwa Wins Ondo APC Governorship Primary(See Result)

Lucky Aiyedatiwa Wins Ondo APC Governorship Primary (See Result) Lucky Aiyedatiwa, governor of Ondo state, has clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial ticket for the November 16 election. Usman Ododo, Kogi state governor and chairman of the election organising committee, declared Aiyedatiwa as the winner of the party’s primary in the early hours of Monday. Ododo said Aiyedatiwa secured over 48,000 votes to defeat his closest challenger, Olusola Oke, who polled 14,915 votes. Aiyedatiwa was said to have won in 16 of the 18 LGAs in the state while Oke won in Ilaje local government area. The election was…
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2024 UTME: JAMB Sanctions Official For Directing Muslim Candidate To Pull Hijab

2024 UTME: JAMB Sanctions Official For Directing Muslim Candidate To Pull Hijab

2024 UTME: JAMB Sanctions Official For Directing Muslim Candidate To Pull Hijab The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned one of its officials in Lagos for directing a female candidate to remove her hijab before entering the examination hall. This came as JAMB said the conduct of the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, which commenced on Friday, 19th April, 2024, “had been seamless as over 1.2 million candidates would have successfully taken the examination by Monday.” Report had emerged that a candidate donning hijab was asked to remove her headcover during the accreditation process before being allowed…
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Nigeria Set To Receive  Fresh $2.2 Billion World Bank Loan

Nigeria Set To Receive Fresh $2.2 Billion World Bank Loan

Nigeria Set To Receive Fresh $2.2 Billion World Bank Loan The Federal Government is set to receive around $2.2 billion single-digit interest loan from the World bank and another budget support facility from the African Development Bank. Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, disclosed this during a press briefing at the end of Nigeria’s activities at the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Spring meeting in Washington DC, the United States on Saturday. Speaking on the sources of international funding to the Nigerian economy, Edun listed diaspora remittances, foreign portfolio investments, and facilities from the World Bank and other international development partners. He…
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President Tinubu To Open African  Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday

President Tinubu To Open African Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday

Tinubu To Open African Counter-Terrorism Summit Monday President Bola Tinubu will on Monday open the African Counter-Terrorism Summit in Abuja. This was disclosed in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, and shared on his Facebook page on Sunday. Nigeria, with the support of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism is organizing a high-level African counter-terrorism summit under the theme, ‘Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Institution Building to Address the Evolving Threat of Terrorism.” According to the statement, Heads of state and high-level government officials across Africa, representatives of international organisations and multilateral institutions, members…
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Police Arrest Officer Who Shot Businessman Dead Over Bribe Payment

Police Arrest Officer Who Shot Businessman Dead Over Bribe Payment

Police Arrest Officer Who Shot Businessman Dead Over Bribe Payment The police in Abia State, south-east Nigeria, say they have arrested a police operative who allegedly shot dead an entrepreneur in Aba, the commercial hub of the state. The businessman, Emmanuel Okocha, PREMIUM TIMES gathered, was shot dead on Friday in the state for allegedly refusing to give a bribe to some police operatives. The late Okocha hailed from Abiriba, a community in Ohafia Local Government Area in the South-eastern state. The operatives were reportedly from the Rapid Response Squad of the police in the state. They were said to…
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I Recommended Peter Obi To Atiku As Running Mate – Reno Omokri

I Recommended Peter Obi To Atiku As Running Mate – Reno Omokri

I Recommended Peter Obi To Atiku As Running Mate – Reno Omokri Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says he recommended Peter Obi to be Atiku Abubakar’s running mate during the 2019 elections because he was the best at the time. Speaking in an interview on the “Mic On podcast” hosted by Seun Okinbaloye, a journalist with Channels Television, Omokri said he consulted former President Jonathan before the recommendation. “…Peter Obi cannot deny that I was the one who recommended him to Waziri Atiku Abubakar. Waziri Atiku Abubakar asked me to help him to choose a running…
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Presidential CNG Initiative Set For Rollout

Presidential CNG Initiative Set For Rollout

Presidential CNG Initiative Set For Rollout After the removal of the wasteful fuel subsidy on May 29, 2023, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu launched the Presidential CNG Initiative in October last year to deliver cheaper, safer and more climate friendly energy. The CNG Initiative was designed to deliver compressed natural gas especially for mass transit. The Federal Government as part of the many intervention programmes to reduce the burden of increase in pump price on the masses, provided N100 billion (part of the N500 billion palliative budget) to purchase 5500 CNG vehicles (buses and tricycles), 100 Electric buses and over 20,000…
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Ohafia National Organization USA Inc.(ONO) Holds Annual Convention July 12th-15th 2024

Ohafia National Organization USA Inc.(ONO) Holds Annual Convention July 12th-15th 2024

Ohafia National Organization USA Inc. (ONO) Holds Annual Convention July 12th-15th 2024. One Of The Biggest Event Ever For Ohafians In The USA Is Here Again, It Is The 2024 Annual Conference Of Ohafia National Organization In The USA. In A Joint Statement Issued In US, By The Organization's National President, Chief Otum N. Kalu And The National Secretary, Barr Eke Uduma Said The 4 Days Event With The Theme: Sustainable Water Supply In The Ohafia Community Development " will Start on the 12th of July and end on the 15th July, 2024. According To The Statement, The Conference Shall…
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We Are Not Just Any School – Charterhouse Defends N42m Fee For Primary School Students

We Are Not Just Any School – Charterhouse Defends N42m Fee For Primary School Students

We Are Not Just Any School – Charterhouse Defends N42m Fee For Primary School Students The management of the Charterhouse, a newly established school in Lekki, Lagos has revealed why the school charged N42m as fee per annum. This is coming on the heels of backlashes from the public who criticised the N42m school fees per annum for each primary school student and N2 million as a non-refundable registration fee. They described the fee as outrageous and a waste of scarce resources for any parent to pay such a huge amount of money to sponsor just a primary school pupil…
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May 1: Labour Lists Seven Demands Ahead Of Worker’s Day

May 1: Labour Lists Seven Demands Ahead Of Worker’s Day

MAY 1: Labour Lists Seven Demands Ahead Of Worker’s Day The Nigeria Labour Congress has listed seven demands from the Federal Government ahead of the May 1, 2024 Workers’ Day. Aside from demanding for a new minimum wage, the NLC is also asking for the creation of state and local government police to tackle insecurity in the country. The congress also stressed that states and local governments, as well as the organised private sector, must pay the new minimum wage when it is eventually approved. International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in some countries and often called May…
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