POLITICS

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PAT UTOMI IDENTIFIES THREATS ‘SUFFOCATING’ NIGERIA’S DEMOCRACY, LEGITIMACY

Pat Utomi, the leader of the National Consultative Front, NCfront, has highlighted some issues that threaten the legitimacy of Nigeria’s democratic order. Utomi said violence, corruption, a challenging economy, disastrous state of both education and health care system are “suffocating” Nigeri...

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NIN: BUHARI MOVES NIMC TO COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRY

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transfer of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson to Isa Pantami, the Minister, made the announcement in a statement. The president’s approval was ba...

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RESIGNED ONDO SSG MAKES U-TURN, RETURNS TO AKEREDOLU’S CAMP

Political observers in Ondo State have been taken aback following the decision of the former Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde to return to the camp of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu two months after resigning from the governor’s cabinet. Abegunde, popularly known as A...

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BUHARI APPROVES TRANSFER OF IDENTITY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRY

Ers in Abuja Related News FG inaugurates Steering Committee for Nigeria digital identity project Nigeria may enforce mandatory use of national ID numbers by January 2019 Buhari appoints new NIMC director general NIMC harmonises 30 million identities of Nigerians – DG National ID card is free, but ...

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EX-AGITATORS HAIL BUHARI OVER APPOINTMENT OF DIKIO

The coalition of ex-agitators has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the appointment of Col. Milland Dixion Dikio, rtd, as Interim Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP. In a statement issued in Abuja and personally signed by the chairman of Amnesty Phase II, Delta State Chapt...

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OYO NUJ BOYCOTTS FANI-KAYODE’S PRESS CONFERENCE

Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo state chapter has asked its members to boycott a former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s press conference in the state. This is coming days after Fani-Kayode had insulted Eyo Charles, a journalist with Daily Trust newspaper, for asking him a question...

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BREAKING: SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS ELECTION OF GOV BELLO OF KOGI STATE

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi has tested negative for COVID-19, following the mandatory isolation. This came barely seven days after he reportedly tested positive on August 24, 2020. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso announced the l...

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS RIGHT OF FEMALE CHILD TO INHERITANCE

The Supreme Court in a landmark decision has upheld the right of a female child to inherit properties of her father. The Supreme Court voided this tradition and custom on the grounds that it is discriminatory and conflicts with the provision of the constitution. In his reaction, the Bishop, Dioces...

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COVID-19 : YSFON DISAGREES WITH NFF ON PALLIATIVES

Nigeria’s Foremost Youth Sports Development body, the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria, YSFON says it disagreed with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF over the handling of the recently received COVID-19 palliatives from FIFA At a virtual meeting held recently by the National Executive Commit...