2023 Election: Former President Jonathan Backs Call For Electronic Transmission Of Results

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 176 total views Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan has added his voice to the growing call for electronic transmission of election results, stressing that the bid by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to introduce more electronic means in the conduct of elections would enhance the electoral body’s processes in the conduct of free and fair elections. Dr Jonathan noted the nation has made incremental progress towards deepening the roots of democracy, adding that Nigerians want more to be done by politicians to make the democratic rule work better for the…

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Anambra Guber: Police To Deploy 6 Helicopters, Say Nobody Has Right To Declare Sit-At-Home

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 268 total views The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has declared its readiness for the November 6 Governorship election in Anambra state, dismissing fears of a possible declaration of a sit-at-home by separatists. It announced its plan to deploy six helicopters in the state to provide aerial patrol, surveillance and support for ground forces during the polls. Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba Alkali disclosed this Wednesday in Abuja at a one-day forum on Inclusive Elections in Anambra state organised by the Press Corps of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).…

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Insecurity: Stop The Killings, Pope Francis Tells Buhari

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 520 total views,  22 views today Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to find ways to stop the killing of Nigerians across the country. Lamenting what he described as the senseless killings of Nigerians by suspected jihadists, the Pope called on the Federal Government to guarantee the safety of all citizens. The Holy Father expressed his sentiments of prayerful solidarity with Nigerians over last weekend’s killing of over 40 people by armed religious militia in Southern Kaduna during his usual Wednesday General Audience at the Vatican City. He said…

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Man Who Was Dragged Out Of His Car And Shot Dead In Anambra, Identified

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 221 total views The man who was shot dead by a group of gunmen in Igbariam, Anambra State, has been identified as Olisa. In the video making rounds online, the masked gunmen dragged their victim out of his car and shot him repeatedly to make sure he died. According to Facebook user, Dan Ugwu, Olisa got married to his bride, Uju in May 2021. “OLISA just got married to UJU in May 2021. He didn’t imagine anything untoward at least this year. A group of gunmen ambushed him at Igbariam, Anambra…

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Murder Of Chike Akunyili: Igbo Group, TIC Decries Insecurity In S’East

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 212 total views Igbo group, under the umbrella of The Igbo Conscience, TIC, has decried what it termed a “worrisome security situation” in the South-East and called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency in the region. The group stated that it became expedient by the FG to arrest what it described as a ” dangerous state of anarchy.” TIC, led by Mr Joe Igbokwe, Special Adviser on Drainages to the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the call on Tuesday, as part of its 4-point demand…

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Senate Condemns Chike Akunyili’s Murder

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 222 total views The Nigerian Senate has condemned the brutal killing of Dr. Chike Akunyili by unknown gunmen  at Afor Nkpor in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State. A point of order was raised by Senator Uche Lilian Ekwunife representing Anambra Central calling the attention of the Senate to the gruesome murder of the husband of the former Director General of NAFDAC and former Minister of Information, Dora Akunyili, According to the lawmaker, the late Dr. Chike Akunyili until his death, was the Medical Director of St. Leo Hospital…

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We ‘ll Never Reduce Quality Of Checkers Custard–Company Rep

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 2,725 total views,  2 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Checkers Africa Limited, maker of Custard Powder has reiterated its commitment to serving it’s millions of customers only the best and would not drop the quality. Fielding questions from newsmen at Sheraton hotel, Ikeja over the weekend, Blessing Chukwuemeka Onyike, BTL, Operations of the company maintained that the company would never reduce the quality of its product knowing that a lot of families consume it regularly as part of their breakfast. Responding to the question of some companies reducing the quality of their popular…

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Convention: We’ve Gone Beyond Secondus – PDP

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 181 total views,  2 views today Ahead of the October 31 national elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the contact and mobilization sub-committee has said that the suspended national chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus is no longer an issue as the PDP prepares to reposition itself for the 2023 general elections. The committee stated this shortly after its maiden meeting which held at the National Executive Committee, NEC Hall in Abuja. Fielding questions from journalists, deputy governor of Taraba state, Haruna Manu who stood in for the chairman,…

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Senate Wants Oil Companies To Relocate To Host Communities

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 1,354 total views,  2 views today The Senate has mandated its committees on Petroleum Resources Upstream, Downstream Petroleum Sector and Gas to liaise with the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Presidential Implementation Committee on the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), to facilitate the relocation of oil and gas companies in Nigeria to their various operational bases in host communities to ensure smooth operations. The upper chamber reached the resolution after it considered a motion on the “Urgent need to encourage all Multinational and Nigerian Oil and Gas Companies to relocate to their…

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State Of The Nation: Bandits Have Declared War On Nigeria – Afenifere

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 307 total views  Pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Monday, expressed worry over the worsening security in the country, noting that bandits have declared war on Nigeria. The Yoruba body also urged the Federal Government to allow Amotekun and Ebube Agu to become state police as a way of tackling insecurity in the country. It stated this in a communiqué issued at the end of its meeting at the country home of its acting Leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo in Sanya-Ogbo, Ogun State. The meeting was attended by its Acting Leader, Chief Ayo…

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Gulder Ultimate Search Partners Multichoice For Season 12

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 329 total views,  9 views today Despite the long hiatus of Gulder Ultimate Search, the show remains popular among young Nigerians and millions of Africans, entries for the 12th season of the survival reality show, which organisers say was approximately 20,000, is another confirmation. To spread the acceptability and appeal of the show across Africa, GUS organisers, Nigerian Breweries Plc, has announced a partnership with Africa’s leading entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria, for the broadcast of the reality series as it makes a come back with season 12, “The Age of Craftsmanship.” Fans…

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Messi Scores As PSG Beat Man City 2-0 In Champions League

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 360 total views,  17 views today Lionel Messi scored his first Paris Saint-Germain goal on Tuesday and it was a significant one, helping put Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to the sword in a 2-0 Champions League win for the French club. Messi’s goal was both stunning and also so typical of the Argentine, as he burst forward from the right and played a one-two with Kylian Mbappe on the edge of the box, holding off Aymeric Laporte as he sent a first-time strike high into the net. It raised the roof at…

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MDAs To Own eNaira Wallets

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 1,081 total views Federal government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are expected to operate eNaira Wallets, just like individual account holders and private sector organizations. eNaira is a central bank digital currency (CBDC) issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria as a legal tender. It is the digital form of the Naira and will be used just like cash. The eNaira wallet is a digital storage that holds the eNaira. It is held and managed on a distributed ledger. According to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), eNaira transactions would involve…

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