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Trump accuses Facebook, Twitter, Google of bias

US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America’s tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account. “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased toward the Dems it is ridiculous!” Trump tweeted. “Twitter, in fact, has made it much more difficult for people to join ...

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2019 Budget: National Assembly Set to Receive Buhari Wednesday

The Senate, on Tuesday resolved to hold a joint session with House of Representatives on Wednesday for President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill, this is despite the work to rule action embarked upon by National Assembly workers. Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, had at plenary moved a motion to this effect and was seconded by Deputy Minority ...

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Groups accuse Ogun APC Guber Candidate, Dapo Abiodun of Forgery, Skipping NYSC, call for his arrest!

A group of concerned Nigerians have accused APC Ogun State gubernatorial Candidate, Dapo Abiodun of forgery and they have called for his immediate arrest. In a Press statement released earlier today, Monday 17th December, the group have also established the real facts that the APC Gubernatorial Candidate had skipped the One Year Compulsory National Youth Service amongst Other Allegations. Read ...

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Senate suspends confirmation of EFCC nominees, says South-East , South-South not represented

The Senate has suspended the confirmation of four persons nominated as members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes had, on Tuesday, presented to the Plenary its finding on the four EFCC nominees, but the legislators noted that the South-East and the South-South were “not accommodated” in the Commission. The four nominees ...

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“We must not relent in our efforts to deal with Corruption – Country Director, AAN

Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi has urged Nigerians not to relent in their collective efforts in dealing ruthlessly with corruption at all levels in Nigeria, most importantly as 2019 elections draw near.  She stated this at a High Level Seminar organised by ActionAid Nigeria in collaboration with TUGAR (Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms) of the Presidency, UKAid, ...

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Why Buhari declined assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill – Presidency

FOR the third time, President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, alleging irregularities and draft issues. The rejection of the Electoral Amendment Bill according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang was communicated to the National Assembly on August 30. This is as the President ...

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African countries must leverage their strengths to accelerate drive towards integration

Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental integration. Themed “Regional and Continental Integration for Africa’s Development” the 2018 AEC, jointly organized by the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and the African Development Bank ...

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#WorldAIDSDay: Expert urges more awareness to prevent spread

Dr Victor Fayomi, a General Medical Practitioner with a private Hospital at Gwagwalada near Abuja, has called for more public awareness on the HIV/AIDS prevalence to prevent spread. AIDS SYMBOL Fayomi made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja to commemorate the World AIDS Day.He noted that the availability of antiretroviral ...

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Legislative Paradigm Shift is Coming – Barrister Nwafor

Barrister Anthony Okwudili Nwafor is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Member, House of Representatives, representing Nkanu East and West Federal Constituency of Enugu State. Last Saturday, at the flag-off of the APC 2019 Campaign in Enugu State, he told reporters during a question and answer session that the next paradigm in governance would be a creative, innovate and ...

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Enugu 2019: APC Guber Candidate Unveils 12-Point Manifesto

Better days are here for the people of Enugu State come 2019 gubernatorial election, as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze has disclosed a 12-point manifesto to journalists and party members in Enugu on Saturday. The 26-page document, bound in glossy booklet illustrated with colorful info-graphics, is titled “A New Dawn”, ...

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