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Political science experts have decried the dearth of internal democracy among political parties, saying internal democracy would have engendered greater participation in political affairs and the delivery of the much touted dividends of democracy.     The participants spoke in Lagos at a roundtable on reviewing Nigeria’s Democratic Consolidation: Assessing Dividends, Deficits and Opportunities for […]

Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Power on Tuesday directed the Power Minister to take urgent actions in resolving the current nationwide blackout instead of giving excuses.   The minister, Abubakar Aliyu, who was represented by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Nebolisa Anoka, had given reasons for the blackouts but the committee said there […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a fresh range of solutions, including the deployment of more security personnel, arms and ammunition to douse the security situation in Imo State. Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma, who revealed the outcome of his meeting with Buhari in Abuja, also denied allegations of the culpability of his administration in the reign […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed why it has yet to release the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, from his custody.   EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, gave the reason in his remarks on Monday at an event in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   He spoke at the […]

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria has accused federal government of planning to increase fuel price by making the product unavailability. In a statement released by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko accused the Federal Government of being satisfied with the extortion by fuel markers at filling stations. The group added that President Muhammadu […]

The kwara state government has said that ninety per cent of its ongoing over twenty infrastructural projects are being handled by local contractors.   Speaking with journalists in Ilorin, the state capital during an inspection visit to some of the ongoing projects, the state commissioner for Works, Engineer Suleiman Rotimi Iliasu, said that the projects […]

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, the organized Labour has vowed to form an alliance with any pro-workers’ political parties, or organizations in order to rescue the country which it said is sailing dangerously adrift. Speaking at the conference, President of TUC, Comrade Quadri Olaleye said Nigerian workers have resolved to stop being onlookers while […]

The Governor of Ebonyi state,David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe have secured an interim order from the Ebonyi State High Court, ordering them not to vacate their offices. This followed an ex-parte motion by counsel to the duo, Roy Umahi brought pursuant to rule of the High Court rules of Ebonyi state.     […]

The crisis bedeviling the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to fester as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refused to recognize the chairmanship of Niger State Governor, Sani Bello. This was detailed in a letter by the commission dated 9th March 2022, signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Rose Oriaran Anthony, and […]

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has again read the riot act to Nigeria immigration service “NIS’  personnel at the Passport Control Offices nationwide to desist from undermining the new measures put in place to institutionalize efficient passport application in the country, while also warning that any passport applicant that paid money to any […]

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