Thursday, July 18, 2019

VRA senior staff kick against revised AMERI power deal

news The senior staff of Volta River Authority (VRA) on Saturday opposed the revised agreement on the AMERI power deal.Under the revised agreement, a...

Disaster: Generator fumes kill family if eight in Cross River

The decomposing bodies of 8 Cameroonian refugees were discovered in their room in Ikom, Cross River State today July 28th. According to reports, the...

10 feared dead, scores injured in CBD accident

Ten people are feared dead in a tragic accident after a matatu rammed into pedestrians at the Old Nation roundabout. Reports indicate the driver...

Clash of two cultural festivals stirred violence in Ekiti

Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti The celebration of two traditional festivals in Ikere-Ekiti resulted in violence, on Friday...

Lenku slams leaders opposed to Mau eviction

Kajiado Governor Joseph Ole Lenku addressing media in Nakuru on Saturday July 28 2018. ...

INTERVIEW: Giving Buhari APC ticket again will be worse than annulment of June 12...

SKC Ogbonnia is a presidential aspirant on the platform of the...

Zimbabwe Parties Make Final Push for Votes as Campaigning Ends

Zimbabwe’s political parties made a last-ditch pitch for votes on Saturday ahead of July 30 elections as a campaign distinguished by the absence...

Parliament passes deal to trade bauxite for Chinese funded roads

news Parliament has passed a $2 billion Master Project Support Agreement (MPSM) between the Government of Ghana and Sinohydro Corporation Limited for the construction...

All hat and no cattle: Senator with much talk but zero muscle

By IBRAHIM ORUKOMore by this Author On any given day, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula can be a gem when he takes to the floor...

Defection: Amaechi speaks on Buhari losing 2019 election

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said the recent defection of some Senators from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the...

No additional cost to hire teachers for SHS Double-Track System – Gov't

Deputy Education Minister Dr. Yaw Osei Edutwum has rejected claims that the introduction of the double track system will bring additional cost to...

2019: Ikedi Ohakim dumps PDP for APGA

A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The former governor defected to the All Progressives Grand...

President: Not Igbo need

APC crisis: Saraki attacks El-Rufai, says governor suffering diarrhoea of the mouth

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has responded to the comment credited to the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, where he was quoted...

The inside story of siege to Saraki's, Ekweremadu's residences

The events around the residence of Ekweremadu on the same day police laid siege to Saraki's home was suggestive of the fact that...

Bode George warns Buhari against another civil war, tells Saraki, Dogara what to do

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George has warned that Nigeria could be heading into another...

July 30: The power of first-time voters

As Zimbabweans vote tomorrow, most of the people in the queues are likely to be first-time voters, and observers feel they may determine...

China seeks to set record straight on SGR, global trade as row rages

By MACHARIA GAITHOMore by this Author For a country that for years was associated with insular communist orthodoxy, aversion to private enterprise, and self-imposed...

We're not interested in 2023 Presidency – Igbo Leaders

The position was made known by the Igbo Leaders of Thought, an umbrella of Igbo statesmen intelligentsia led by Prof. Ben Nwabueze, on...

I'll probe Okorocha if I return as governor — Ohakim

Ohakim, who spoke at the launch of his campaign on Friday, said he would ensure that Okorocha “refunds every kobo he appropriated from...

Voting, in Mali and Zimbabwe, Tests Elections Organizers

Malians go to the polls on Sunday to determine whether to grant a second term to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Zimbabweans will cast...

NASS recess: INEC worried over poor funding ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  yesterday expressed worries over poor funding ahead of the 2019 general elections. The commission’s problem is compounded by...

NBC fines DAAR Communications N500,000 for violation of broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has fined DAAR Communications (owner of AIT/Raypower) N500,000 for alleged persistent  violation of the provisions of the Nigeria...

Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line 80% completed, says Amaechi

Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi, says that Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail project is about 80 per cent completed and will be ready soon. Amaechi, on an inspection...

Osun guber election: PDP drags in David Mark to save Adeleke

DETERMINED to end the logjam over its governorship ticket for the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...