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FCT Will Prosecute Open Defecation Offenders — Malam Muhammad Bello

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello has said the government is working very hard to eradicate open defecation (OD) in Abuja. He revealed this at the World Toilet Day celebration organized by Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) on Thursday in Abuja. Malam believes the best way ...

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Nigeria Will Soon Ban Donkey Exporting And Slaughtering — Alhaji Mohammed Nanono

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Rural Development, Alhaji Mohammed Nanono, has said he is collaborating with the National Assembly on a bill to stop the killing and exportation of donkeys or its derivatives. According to Alhaji Nanono, this kind of legislation would make sure donkeys do not go into extinction. ...

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GEJ Has Made Sacrifices For Nigeria’s Democracy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari recently hailed former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 62nd birthday. He shared his kind words via a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. Buhari joined Nigerians to pray for good health and strength for GEJ to continue serving Nigeria. He added ...

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GEJ Is A Good Example To Every Nigerian – Femi Gbajabiamila

House of Representatives speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila recently hailed Former President, Goodluck Jonathan a.k.a GEJ as he clocked 62. Describing GEJ as a gentleman, Femi said the former President is now a role model for several Nigerians for being a statesman. In a recent congratulatory message issued in Abuja on Wednesday ...

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Election Is Not A Do Or Die Affair – APC

APC has begged partisans to see elections as a democratic contests and not a do or die matter. The party revealed this as it blasted the post-election violence reported in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and the destruction ...

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God Will Disgrace Seriake Dickson Again If He Goes To Court – Reuben Wilson

Ex militant leader in the Niger Delta, Reuben Wilson has said Mr. David Lyon’s victory in Bayelsa state is proof that God cherishes the people of the State. In a recent interview, Reuben revealed that Seriake Dickson ruled the state like a despot, disrespecting the elders, including GEJ, so his ...

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APC Did Not Earn Their Victory In Bayelsa State – Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa State governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson has said APC leaders are using GEJ to give legitimacy to the alleged electoral fraud the party committed during the recent governorship election in the state. Seriake, who revealed this during a press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday said it was a strategic move ...

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We Will Support Nigeria’s Child Rights Programmes – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) has promised to support programmes targeted at enhancing the rights of children in Nigeria’s local communities. UNICEF Country Representative, Mr. Peter Hawkins revealed this recently in Abuja at a ceremony to celebrate the 2019 International World Children’s Day. Peter believes more attention must ...

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Magu Deserves To Be Confirmed As Substantive EFCC Chairman – Itse Sagay

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has said the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu should be appointed as the substantive chairman of the Commission. This was revealed in Abuja on Wednesday by PACAC’s Chairman, Prof. Itse Sagay when he led his team ...

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Fake News Is A Cancer Waiting To Consume Us All – Senator Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North – PDP) fully backs the controversial bill to regulate social media in Nigeria. The ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation 2019’ bill passed second reading during plenary in the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. As senators deliberated on ...

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Only Corrupt People Say PMB’s Anti-Corruption War Has Been Unsuccessful — Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay has said only corrupt elites will say they cannot see any positive difference in President Muhammadu Buhari-led anti-corruption war. He revealed this in Abuja when he led members of the committee on a solidarity visit to the Economic ...

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Sowore’s Continued Detention Is A Shame For Nigeria – Amnesty International

Amnesty International has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to drop its charges against the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. In a recent statement, its programme manager, Seun Bakare, Amnesty International believes Sowore and Agba Jalingo are prisoners of conscience for blasting the government. They, therefore, told the government ...

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Yahaya Bello, David Lyon Must Lead Kogi And Bayelsa Well – Tinubu

APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu has urged Bayelsa and Kogi governors-elect, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon to offer good leadership and progressive governance in their states. He revealed this in a congratulatory message signed by Mr. Tunde Rahman, his media aide. Tinubu also congratulated his party, the party’s National Chairman, ...

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Bello And Lyon’s Victories Proves APC Is The People’s Choice – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the governors-elect of Bayelsa and Kogi States for their amazing victory in last Saturday’s elections. He revealed this in a recent statement in Lagos. According to Gov Sanwo, their wins are proof that APC is now widely accepted in Nigeria. His words, ...

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Philip Shaibu Betrayed Me — Adams Oshiomhole

APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has talked about the APCpolitical crisis rocking Edo State and the alleged betrayal of the deputy governor of the state, Philip Shaibu. Oshiomhole revealed this in Iyamoh, his country home when supporters paid him a solidarity visit. He talked about how unhappy he is over the ...

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I Refuse To Accept The Bayelsa Gov Poll Result – Seriake Dickson

Governor Seriake Dickson has come out to say that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would challenge the outcome of Nov. 16 Bayelsa governorship election in court. He revealed this as he addressed a world press conference in Yenagoa on Tuesday. He said PDP did not lose the election since it ...

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We’ve Been Receiving Death Threats Over Sowore – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has come out to say that its personnels are currently receiving death threats from unknown persons over the detention of the convener of the Revolution Now movement, Omoyele Sowore. No names were mentioned, but Spokesman for the DSS, Peter Afunanya maintained that the security ...

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I Became Governor To Promote The Interest Of Rivers State ― Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has come out to say that his government belongs to all Rivers people, and not a specific group in the state. He said this during a recent courtesy visit by Amayanabo of Wakrike Kingdom, Okrika and Prominent Chiefs of Okrika. According to him, the ...

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Voter Turnout Will Keep Reducing If Killings During Elections Don’t Stop – Falana

Human Rights Lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has said that if nothing is done to tackle impunity in the electoral system, Nigeria would keep seeing its number of voters reduce in future elections. He shared this on Monday in Abuja, as he spoke as a panelist at a Digital Voting Summit, ...

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Security Agencies Were Part Of The Rigging In Kogi, Bayelsa Elections – CSOs

Civil society groups have come out to say that security agencies, including the police, were part of the rigging and manipulation of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The Centre for Democracy and Development and the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities blasted the security operatives for allegedly partnering ...

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