The Ogun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, on Wednesday,said the February 28, election will determine the future of the state and urged the electorate to vote for the best candidate.
He also disclosed that unless the administration of Senator Ibikunle Amosun was voted out of office, the state would soon face serious economic challenges because of the â€œreckless mannerâ€ it had managed the stateâ€™s resources, especially the
Following the foiled attempt by a teenager, Samuel Ogunbiyi to stowaway through a private jet owned by Tag Aviation, parked on the premises of Execujet Aviation Nigeria Limited, the company has beefed up security around its facilities within the airport.
Dropping the hint, the CEO of the company, Peter de Waal, said that more security personnel had been deployed to the airside through which Ogunbiyi sneaked into the private terminal,which is an international Fixed Base Operator (FBO).
De Waal explained
THE media has been identified as one of the keys to successful advocacy in Nigeria.
This was made known by the Executive Director, University of the Third Age (U3A Nigeria), a non-governmental organisation, Dr Charles Afolabi, while speaking with newsmen in Ibadan.
He noted that campaigns and advocacy by the media were teachers that compelled politicians to initiate policies that would lead to the betterment of the society.
Afolabi disclosed that U3A Nigeria, bridged the gap between the elderly and
An environmental health officer, Mr Olukunle Bayonle, has described a book written by a customs officer, Mr Abiodun Adedoye, entitled: â€œIndispensable Technical Guideâ€ as essential for every home,saying the book covers all hazards analysis with their controls,centered on modern industrial development,educates engineering staff and students on how to boost their operational performances and hazard-free at work for optimum production
He made the disclosure during the launch of the book at the Conference
Nigerians spend a whopping sum of 200 million dollars yearly, visiting Indian hospitals for cancer solutions, thereby placing Nigeria top on the list of countries visiting Indian hospitals globally.
This startling figure was disclosed on Wednesday at an exhibition to mark the World Cancer Day, organised by the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy(CECP) and the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria on Victoria Island, Lagos.
IN an apparent endorsement of how President Goodluck Jonathan has piloted the affairs of the nation thus far, former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has assured that the country is safe under his leadership.
The former Nigerian leader spoke when he received Jonathan on Tuesday, at his Minna, Niger State Hilltop residence, shortly before the president attended the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential rally in the state.
Babangida expressed appreciation to the president
LAGOS State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN on Tuesday appealed to all residents of the State who have registered but who have not collected their Permanent Voters Card to proceed to their polling units from tomorrow Wednesday by 8.30am to start collecting their PVCs.
The Governor who gave an update to State House Correspondents at Lagos House, Ikeja on what transpired at his meeting earlier in the day with the Independent National Electoral Commissioner in Lagos, Mr Akin Orebiyi, who paid him
â€¢French planes on surveillance at Nigeriaâ€™s borders â€¢Nigerian forces plan, drive multinational onslaught â€”DHQ
CHADIAN troops have arrived in Nigeria to join the battle against militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
Armoured vehicles and infantry crossed a bridge from Cameroon, following air strikes and mortar attacks on Boko Haram positions, officials said on Tuesday.
Director-General of National Orientation Agency (NOA), said with the arrival of the Chadian troops to join the multinational
FORMER chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, on Tuesday, said the alleged missing N30 trillion under the watch of Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was not possible.
Ribadu made this known in an interview with the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
â€œI was baffled and got deluded for anyone to say that N30 trillion got lost. I think we just have to look at what we earn as a country and what our budget had been in these few years and see how possible
VICE Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has chided President Goodluck Jonathan for being the first Nigerian leader to have attended the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) since Nigeria was surreptitiously enlisted by President Ibrahim Babangida in 1986.
Osinbajo disclosed this on Tuesday, at an interactive session with professionals in Warri, Delta State.
He said those accusing the presidential candidate of the party, Major-General
This is unheard of, clerics should be given due respect â€”PDP
RIVERS State governor, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bribed some Christian leaders with N6 billion to campaign against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari.
Amaechi, who doubles as the Director-General of Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation, made the allegation while speaking at the APC governorship rally held at Emohua, in Emohua Local
A Federal High Court in Abuja will, this morning, commence hearing of committal proceeding against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), first alleged contemnor and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), second alleged contemnor.
The motion on notice for committal of the alleged contemnors was brought pursuant to Order 35 of the Federal High Court (Civil Procedure Rules) 2009, and filed by the Chief Olu Ogunye-led Ondo PDP executive and over 20 PDP local government chairmen in the state,
A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the service of processes on President Goodluck Jonathan in the suit filed by four senior citizens seeking his disqualifications from the February 14 presidential election.
When the matter came up on Tuesday, the trial judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, struck out an ex parte application for substituted service filed by the plaintiffs, after counsel for Jonathan, Olatunji Salawu, requested to accept service on behalf of the president, having got
Allegations against him mere propaganda â€”Woman activist
Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Honourable Muhammad Abubakar Badu, has dismissed the anti-corruption claims of General Muhammadu Buhari and asked him to explain how two billion naira disappeared from the Petroleum Ministry when he was in charge.
The commissioner stated this during a brief ceremony to mark the conferment of the honour of Ethics Ambassador on him by the Centre for Ethics and Self Value Orientation,
No such plans â€”PDP
THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted that the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration is currently planning to have in place, an interim government, following failure of initial plans to have the elections postponed.
The party alleged that the administration had initially planned to use the courts to disqualify its presidential candidate, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari.
It raised this alarm in Lagos, on Tuesday, at a press conference addressed by its national
PRESIDENTIAL candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, has lamented that the over 60 per cent unemployed youths pose a serious threat to the countryâ€™s future, hence the determination of his party to address economic issues of the nation, by focusing more on reviving the agriculture and mining sectors.
This is just as he said the issue of Boko Haram was basically fraudulent, because many people were milking the nationâ€™s treasury through it.
Making the disclosure
The Students Union Government (SUG) of the Lagos State University(LASU) has endorsed Mr Akinwunmi Ambode as the next governor of Lagos State.
In a speech by the Students Union President, Mr Nurudeen Yusuf, at a mega rally of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Ojo, he said that they had weighed the two major contenders for the post, Mr Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Akinwunmi Ambode of the (APC), before making up their mind.
Nurudeen leading the students who were in their
GOVERNORSHIP candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Jimi Agbaje, has assured Lagos State civil servants of payment of N18,000 national minimum wage long denied them if he is elected the next governor of the state.
Agbaje gave the assurance while addressing a PDP rally in Ikeja, on Tuesday, decrying the non-implementation of the minimum wage by the current administration in the state.
The Fashola-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration currently pays N12,000 as minimum wage.
Ahead of next weekâ€™s presidential election, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Tuesday, adopted the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), President Goodluck Jonathan, as its candidate in the election.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, the National Publicity Secretary of SDP, Dr Abdul Ahmed Isiaq, who is also the chairman of the seven-man Committee set up by the party, last week, to look among the 14 presidential candidates to decide the one to adopt and support