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OPPOSITION COALITION RAISES ALARM OVER PLOT TO ASSASSINATE IKENGA!

… ALLEGES CUPP SPOKESPERSON IKENGA IMO UGOCHINYERE ESCAPED ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT … SAYS ARMED MASKED SECURITY OFFICERS STORM GARKI HOME … ALLEGES SEVERAL OPPOSITION WORKING DOCUMENTS CARTED AWAY … DECLARES ATTACK ON IKENGA VINDICATES OUR POSITION ON THE VIOLENT NATURE OF THIS REGIME The Secretariat of the opposition coalition, CUPP has raised alarm over the plot to assassinate the 1st National ...

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Nigerians call on President Buhari to sign #NOSDRABill to end Oil Spills in Niger Delta!

The devastating effects of oil spillage wrecking havoc and ruining the livelihoods of milions of Nigerians living in the Niger Delta region have caught the attention of many social media users particularly the Twitter users in the last couple of weeks. This has led to heavily use and trending of hashtags such as #PMBSignNOSDRABill, #NOSDRABill amongt others calling on the ...

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NIGERIAN ARMY APPROVED NEW POSTINGS AND APPOINTMENTS OF SENIOR OFFICERS

The Nigerian Army has on Sunday 10th February 2019, released the postings and appointments of some of its senior officers. Those affected by this include, Brigadier General NJ Okah who has been posted from Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES) to Army Headquarters Department of Army Logistics and appointed Acting Director of Engineering Services, Brigadier General MA ...

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#2019Elections: Bloggers Guild Asks Politicians, Stakeholders to Play by the Rules

The Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria has urged all stakeholders in the coming elections to play by the rules and ensure free and fair elections nationwide. In a statement signed by the president of the association, Mr Chris Kehinde Nwandu, the association urged politicians not to see the coming elections as a do or die affair. “This is an ...

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Tax evasion: FIRS appoints Sterling Bank as recovery agent

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has appointed Sterling Bank Plc as a collecting agent to recover taxes from 2,933 defaulting companies. This was disclosed in a letter signed by the Chairman, FIRS, Mr Tunde Fowler, and addressed to the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman. The letter, which was obtained by our correspondent, was titled, ‘Letter of substitution ...

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We maintain a neutral ground, endorse no candidate – US, EU

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has denied that the US has endorsed a candidate or party for the general elections. Symington revealed this during a courtesy visit to Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura in Lafia on Saturday. He stated, “The US does not have an anointed candidate or a political party for the elections. Nigerians must ...

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‘I Can’t Find Names Of Alleged Corrupt Contractors From Our Record’- Fashola Replies SERAP

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN has responded to the Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), saying that “the Ministry has searched for the requested information on details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to executive any projects, but we could not find ...

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NHRC condemns El Rufai’s statement, asks him to retract it

The National Human Rights Commission( NHRC ) has condemned in strong terms the statement credited to the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai warning that foreigners who interfere with the forthcoming elections ‘will go back in body bags.’ In a statement by the Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu Esq in Abuja Friday, the Commission called on politicians to ...

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#ThinkElectionThinkPeace: Media Practitioners, CSOs synergise to ensure violence-free 2019 elections in Nigeria!

Media practitioners in Nigeria have once again expressed their renewed commitments and collaboration with relevant civil society organisations toward ensuring peace and stability at the forthcoming 2019 General Election. This commitment was clearly spelt out at the 2-day National Consultative Meeting in Abuja with selected media organization on violence-free 2019 general elections in Nigeria organised by Search for Common Ground, ...

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FG Launches Internal Security Alert System

TThe Federal Government has launched a national internal security and public safety alert system for Nigerians. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja on Friday. He explained that the system involves a mobile app that puts information and panic buttons in one place for all the agencies under the Ministry of ...

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