Atiku Abubakar dares President Tinubu to reveal cost of Lagos-Calabar highway project

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2023 general election, Atiku Abubakar, has dared President Bola Tinubu to “disclose the full cost” of the Lagos-Calabar highway project. Atiku in a statement yesterday said that the Tinubu administration could not continue to keep silent on how much public funds would be spent on […]

President Tinubu arrives Lagos ahead Eid-el-Fitr celebration

President Bola Tinubu has arrived Lagos State to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, which signifies the end of Ramadan. The President’s aircraft touched down at 4.30 p.m. at the Presidential wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja. Tinubu was received by the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu and some of his cabinet members. He is expected to […]

Ondo State Governorship Race Heats Up as Bigwigs Submit Nomination Forms

Ahead of the Ondo State Governorship election, three prominent figures, including the incumbent Governor Lucky Ayedatiwa, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim, and Financial Strategist Wale Akinterinwa, have officially submitted their nomination and expression of interest forms. Addressing the media at the All Progressive’s Congress (APC) National Secretariat yesterday in Abuja, Senator Jimoh Ibrahim unveiled innovative security proposals, […]

President Bola Tinubu to Attend Bassirou Faye’s Inauguration

President Bola Tinubu will depart Abuja today Tuesday, April 2, 2024, for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the inauguration of Senegal’s President-elect, Bassirou Faye.  Tinubu, who is the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, is visiting the country for the first time since assuming office, at the invitation of the Senegal government. […]

President confers national posthumous award on slain soldiers

President Bola Tinubu has conferred national posthumous awards on 17 slain military personnel killed in the Okuama area of Delta State. At the burial of the officers and soldiers at the Military Cemetery, Abuja, the President also announced scholarships to university level, and house gifts in any part of our country for the children and […]

NAPTIP raises alarm over new strategy by human traffickers

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised an alarm over a new strategy employed by human traffickers, who are exploiting global brand trademarks to offer fraudulent Oil and Gas job opportunities, luring unsuspecting youths and others to neighboring West African countries for exploitation. The Director-General of NAPTIP, Prof Fatima […]

Mr Julius Abure faults the Wednesday’s picketing of National Secretariat by NLC

Mr Julius Abure, the National Chairman of Labour Party(LP) has faulted Wednesday’s picketing of the National Secretariat of the party by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) saying it is a show of shame. Contained in a statement through its National Publicity Secretary on Thursday, Abure also described the action as a show of rascality. Abure […]

Members of NLC storms LP national HQ in Abuja

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday, stormed the national headquarters of the Labour Party (LP) in Abuja, to express their displeasure with current party leadership and the perceived betrayal of the party’s foundational principles. The Labour Centre called for the resignation of the national chairman, Barrister Julius Abure, whom it said has […]

INEC expresses concern over delay in submission of observation reports

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over the delay in the submission of observation reports by some accredited observers. Speaking at the first quarterly consultative meeting with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), in Abuja, Prof. Yakubu noted that submission of observation report is mandatory; and a condition for […]

Military Vows To Rescue Abducted Kaduna Schoolchildren

 In response to the recent surge in attacks and kidnappings targeting school pupils and internally displaced persons (IDPs), the Defense Headquarters has assured the public of its unwavering commitment to ensuring the safe return of all victims. Speaking to journalists in Abuja yesterday, the Director of Defense Media Operations Maj. Gen. Edward Buba acknowledged the […]