NiDCOM, AfDB to partner on Trust Fund, Investment, Training, Others

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday agreed to partner on many areas of Diaspora development in Africa. At a parley in Abuja, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,Hon.(Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa,led a delegation to meet Mr. Lamin Barrow, the Director General, Nigeria Country Office, AfDB in Abuja. Dabiri-Erewa, who briefed the country Director about the activities of NiDCOM, also extended partnership to AfDB on the National Diaspora Trust Investment Fund. “We will want to have the AfDB on board in setting up a…

I’m confident Nigerians will vote a PDP President ,says Ortom 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has again expressed optimism that Nigerians would prefer to vote-in a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP as the country’s next president in 2023.   The Governor spoke Thursday, May 19th, 2022 when he received the Governor of Akwa Ibom State and PDP Presidential aspirant, Emmanuel Udom who paid him a courtesy visit at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi.   According to Governor Ortom, the quality of presidential aspirants on the PDP platform were all experienced and capable of rescuing the nation from the…

Gov Sani Bello assigns Portfolios to new Commissioners, reshuffles cabinet

Following the Swearing of Seven Commissioners, the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has reshuffled his cabinet and redeployed three Commissioners to other Ministries.   A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane disclosed that Governor Sani Bello also assigned portfolios to the newly inaugurated Commissioners who took their oath of office at the State Council Chamber on Wednesday, May 18.   The SSG further revealed that the reshuffled Cabinet was with immediate effect.   The Seven newly inaugurated Commissioners and their portfolios are…

ENUGU 2023: Ugwuanyi, Nwodo, Utazi, Ofor, Edeoga and the conspiracy against Enugu State   By Godwin Udeh

The dark clouds are gathering over Enugu State and very soon, they will come down, a raging rainstorm wrecking unimaginable havoc on the famed political harmony nurtured by the time-honored zoning of the governorship seat. A political conspiracy threatens to jeopardize the peace of the state and all men and women of goodwill must be on the watch.     In 2007, Chimaroke Nnamani from the Enugu East handed over to Sullivan Chime from the West, who handed over to Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi from the North in 2015, who is expected…

PR Professionals laud IGP’s strict compliance with NIPR Act

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has been commended for upholding the tenets of the public relations practice. The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), in a letter previously circulated by the National President and Chairman of the Council Council, as well as letter no. NIPR/FCT/NPF/22/218 dated April 27th, 2022, received from its Abuja Chapter and signed by the Chairman, Mrs. Maryam M. Sanusi lauded the IGP for his compliance with the provisions of the NIPR Act, CAP N114, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, that only…

2023 Presidency: Northern Elders Endorse Southeast Presidential Candidate

Prominent northern elders that met over the weekend have resolved to support a southeast presidential candidate in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a credible source in the group has revealed.   The top Northern power broker who spoke to our correspondent explained that the issue of a southeast presidential candidate in the opposition party in 2023 has become an issue of urgent national importance if the country is to remain together.   The source who pleaded anonymity said that consultations will soon reach final stage in which all the northern…

2023: Ace Journalist Raphael Ekpang emerges NNPP candidate for CRS House of Assembly  

The Chief Executive Officer, (CEO) GLOGOOD Media (Publisher of Core Reporters) ,Hon Raphael Ekpang has emerged the candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) for Boki 2 constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly.   Ekpang, who untill now was also the Sports Editor of the New National Star was declared the winner alongside others contestants in the party’s primaries held across the state on Wednesday.   The ace Journalist emerged unopposed as they were no other aspirants to contest with him.   However, the former Chairman…

Viral Video on Lugbe’s attack false, misleading – CP Babaji Sunday …. assures FCT Residents of Water-tight Security ,Surveillance 

The Commissioner of Police, FCT Police Command, CP Babaji Sunday, has urged residents of Federal Capital Territory to disregard a video making the rounds on social media platforms about an incident which is being credited to have happened in Lugbe, FCT Abuja. The CP stated categorically that there was no such incident in Lugbe as he was currently on patrol with operatives around the Lugbe-Airport Road axis. CP Babaji therefore enjoined all well-meaning members of the Abuja Community to go about their lawful duties as the police is on its…

APC adjusts Timetable activities for 2023 primary elections

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, 18th of May, 2022, approved an adjusted Timetable/Schedule of Activities for the Governorship, State House of Assembly, House of Representatives, Senate and Presidential Primaries and Appeals as follows:   PRIMARY ELECTION   Fidelity Leaderboard Governorship and House of Representatives – Thursday, 26th of May, 2022   Senate and House of Assembly – Friday, 27th of May, 2022   Governorship and House of Representatives – Friday, 27th of May, 2022   Senate and House of Assembly – Saturday,…

2023: Saraki unveils  Policy Document “My Social Contract with Nigerians” …..   becomes first Presidential aspirant to publish policy document

Frontline PDP Presidential Aspirant, Dr. Bukola Saraki has unveiled a policy document for his first four years in office over the weekend. Dr Saraki, whose campaign theme is #FixNigeria released a 53-page detailed plan titled “My Social Contract with Nigerians”. In it, he focused on the 5 pillars of growth. Economy, the Rule of Law, Fiscal Federalism, Security and National Planning. On the Economy, he planned to tackle sky rocket inflation rate, achieve exchange rate stability by moving to a market determined single rate regime, de-link Nigeria’s revenue base from…