We’ll work together to lead PDP to Victory in 2023 Polls, Ortom assures Kunav Leaders 

Ahead of the PDP Governorship primary elections this week, Governor Samuel Ortom has said that the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the state is committed to leading the party to victory at the general elections next year.   The Governor gave the assurance Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 when stakeholders from Vandeikya Local Government area visited to thank him on behalf of other leaders of the party for zoning the Governorship seat to the local Government.   The Governor stated that the zoning of the seat to Jerchira…

NCC committed to promoting organizational efficiency, capacity building – Danbatta

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has once again reiterated its stance on professionalizing its workforce and strengthening collaborations with strategic partners such as the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) in order to enhance operational efficiency.   The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of NCC Prof. Umar Danbatta, stated this while receiving a delegation led by the Acting Registrar and CEO of NIM, Jude Iheanacho, who paid a courtesy visit to the NCC Head Office recently.   Director, Human Capital and Administration, Usman Malah, who represented the EVC at the event, noted…

2022 CROPPING SEASON: Gov Sule flags-off sales of 1, 035 metric tons of fertilizer 

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has flagged off the sales of 1, 035 metric tons of fertilizer for the 2022 cropping season, to be sold at the subsidized rate of N10, 000 per bag.   Engineer Sule performed the flag-off ceremony at the Government House, on Tuesday.   The Governor stated that, his administration is determined to ensure that agricultural potentials of the state are fully harnessed for the overall benefit of the people, stressing that government may not be able to generate sufficient employment to the teeming youths…

FG unveils Pad Bank for NYSC Female Staff,Corps Members, Others

The Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen has unveiled Pad Bank for the use of NYSC female staff, Corps Members and other visitors that may have emergency menstrual flow while in the office.   She stated the need for continuous sensitization of the girl child and femalefolk on menstrual and personal hygiene, campaign against gender-based violence and change the negative social norms among the femalefolk.   Tallen added that efforts should be intensified on the sensitization on the enrolment, orientation and education of the girl child.   She disclosed…

UKRAINE CRISIS: NIDO Poland applauds NIDCOM, appeals for immediate renewal of passports

The Federal Government has promised to intensify its efforts to make sure that more Nigerians are evacuated from Poland and their welfare  properly managed.   This was stated by the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,Hon. (Dr) Abike Dabiri-Erewa during a courtesy visit by the delegates from the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization, Poland, to her office in Abuja, to discuss the way forward for Nigerian students in Ukraine.   Dabiri-Erewa assured the delegates that the Ministry of Education and Foreign Affairs were collaborating to ensure that Ukrainian students are given the…

Buhari appoints Gov Sule as member, Presidential Council on Digital Economy, E-governance

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, as a member of the Presidential Council on Digital Economy and E-governance.   This was disclosed in a letter signed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami.   Professor Pantami said the constitution of the presidential council was an effort to implement the National Digital Economy Policy (NDEPS) and the Nigerian E-governance Master Plan (NEGMP).   The minister noted that Nasarawa State is critical to the success of Nigeria’s digital…

Coalition asks Peter Obi to dump PDP, contest for President under another Political Party

The Coalition for Peter Obi (COP) has asked the former governor of Anambra state to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and contest in the 2023 presidential election on the platform of another political party. The support groups warned Peter Obi that he should not be part of what Nigerians want him to change. The Coalition stated that according to reports, politicians inside the PDP who had no previous verifiable source of livelihood before joining politics were doling out hundreds of millions of dollars to buy the delegates that will…

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…