Activist advises Media to be wary of fake news

By Abubakar Yusuf.     With the political firmament becoming tensed by the day in the run up to the 2023 general elections, the media space is getting awash with fake news majorly directed at maligning the hard earned integrity of worthy citizens and political opponents. This is the position shared by Alex Njoku, an Activist and Executive Director of Democracy for Good Governance Initiative.   In the strategy of the purveyors of these falsehoods, Njoku stated that “cutting down opponents, you consider threats to your political aspiration is believed…

Nigerian problem challenges statesmanship, says Peter Obi 

A former Governor of Anambra State and frontline aspirant for the 2023 presidency, Mr. Peter Obi, has described the problem with Nigeria as mostly economic.   Obi was speaking on Monday in London shortly after the meeting of selected persons among the Commonwealth countries with the Prime Minister of Britain, Mr. Boris Johnson, at his 10 Downing Street office.   Obi who disclosed that the meeting essentially deliberated on trade and investment among Commonwealth countries,  also said it touched passionately on how the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries  would  encourage investment in…

Delegates affirm Gov Ortom as PDP senatorial candidate for Benue North-West

Delegates from the seven local government areas that made up Benue North West senatorial zone have endorsed Governor Samuel Ortom as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in next year’s general election.   The Governor was in March this year endorsed as the sole PDP senatorial candidate by the stakeholders from the zone to contest the Senate seat.   Speaking to journalists shortly after he was declared winner by the returning officer for the election at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi, Governor Ortom expressed appreciation to the people of…

NHRC charges Journalists to promote transitional justice project in North East 

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has harped on critical roles journalists can play in promoting Reconciliation, Reintegration and Transitional Justice in Nigeria, particularly in the North East where insurgency and counter insurgency measures have occasioned the need for peace building in various communities.   The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Chief Tony Ojukwu (SAN) who stated this in Yola, Adamawa state during the opening ceremony of a training programme for Media Practitioners on Transitional Justice and Reconciliation in three North East states, namely Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, noted…

2023: Party Executives, Stakeholders endorse Gov Sani Bello as APC Senatorial candidate for Niger North 

Ahead of the forthcoming primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Party Executives, Local Government Chairmen and other stakeholders in Zone C of Niger State have endorsed the State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello as the consensus Senatorial Candidate of the Party in the 2023 General Elections.   The APC Officials and the stakeholders also threw their support to Hon. Abdullahi Idris Garba ,the current member representing Kontagora, Wushishi, Mariga, and Mashegu Local Governments Federal Constituency at the federal House of Representatives.   The event which took place at…

SERVICOM applauds NYSC on effective service delivery

The National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of SERVICOM, Mrs Nnenna Akajemili has commended the National Youth Service Corps NYSC, for its various innovations which has led to the provision of effective and efficient service delivery to its numerous stakeholders.   The SERVICOM Boss gave this commendation today in her remarks at the NYSC SERVICOM Networking Committee Meeting of Nodal, Focal and Desk Officers, with the theme; “Adopting Innovations for Effective and Efficient Service Delivery”, held at the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja.   She said customer satisfaction remained the bedrock of…