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CVL tasks political leaders, stakeholders to uphold values of transparency, accountability in the electoral processes!

Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) has called on the political leaders, aspirants and other stakeholders to embrace transparency and accountability as their major hallmark while occupying public offices, and particularly towards 2019 electioneering. This call was made at one-day Forum tagged “Nigeria Governors Forum” on Deepening Democracy, Transparency and Accountability in the Electoral Process in Nigeria  organized by CVL ...

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‘I am pleased to make increase in Police salary, allowance’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday assured the Nigeria police that his administration will continue to give attention to both their welfare and their operational needs with a view to restoring its lost primacy in the internal security framework of the country. The President gave the assurance when he granted audience to members of the Nigeria Police Service Commission and the leadership ...

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2019 elections not declaration of war, Buhari urges politicians

President Muhamadu Buhari has urged politicians not to see the 2019 general election as a declaration of war. Buhari said this while delivering his good will message at the swearing-in ceremony of Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola as Osun governor on Tuesday in Osogbo. The president was represented at the event by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss ...

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“Funding Gap Will Not Derail Preparations for 2019 Elections” – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again reaassured Nigerians that nothing will derail the plans for 2019 elections. With just 81 days to the 2019 elections, the INEC has said it is working and consulting with relevant government agencies to make sure that funds do not hamper its preparations for the 2019 general election. The commission has also promised ...

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Group raises concern over PDP, APC Policy Documents

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) having followed with keen interest the political development in the country, has raised concerns over the policy documents of the major political parties with the presidential candidates. With the 2019 general elections fast approaching, and political parties and their candidates releasing their blueprints, ActionAid Nigeria deems it fit to review and comment on the manifestos, particularly as it ...

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South-East has right to develop along other regions — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is the right of the South-East to develop along with other parts of the country. Osinbajo made this known during the opening of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship campaign office on Friday in Enugu. He noted that the posture in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari had a disdain for the South-East was ...

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U.S. House panel to probe Trump’s Saudi ties: Washington Post

Democrats on the U.S. House intelligence panel will investigate U.S. President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as part of a “deep dive” next year into U.S.-Saudi Arabia ties, the committee’s incoming head said in a report published on Friday. The committee will investigate the U.S. intelligence assessment of Khashoggi’s death as well as the war ...

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Stop complaining, vote out bad leaders, Abdulsalami tells Nigerians

A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday in Jos, Plateau State, urged Nigerians to stop complaining about the present hardship in the country but instead vote out incompetent leaders during the 2019 elections. Abubakar spoke at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, during the 2018 Distinguished Annual Lecture for Senior Executive Course 40 participants, ...

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Power to investigate State Govt is domiciled in the State Assembly – Akwa Ibom Govt

The Akwa Ibom State Government has restated that the power to investigate the finances of a state government is domiciled in the State House of Assembly and not the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Udoh, said in a statement Thursday that it was a shocking unpleasant surprise that the EFCC has been ...

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UPP endorses Buhari as Presidential Candidate for 2019

The United Progressive Party (UPP) has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general election. It also said that it would deploy its ward, local council and national structures to aggressively campaign for Buhari’s victory beyond any iota of doubt. The party’s National Chairman, Chekwas Okorie, said this yesterday while briefing newsmen at the national secretariat ...

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