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2019: I have no intention of contesting – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that he has no intention of contesting for any elective office in the 2019 general elections, adding that rather than seek any office, he would work with others to protect the interest of Kwara state.

Mohammed stated this whil [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


NASS Siege: Ajulo offers $10k for credible information

Abuja based lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has charged the Federal Government to try all those found culpable on the siege to the National Assembly to be tried for treason, while offering $10k (about N3.5million) for credible information as to who the principle actors, while calli [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


BIRS boss commits to boost Benue IGR

The Acting Chairman of the Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Terzungwe Atser, has promised to step up the Internally Generated Revenue of the State to beat past records.

He said all tax leakages will be checked and staff of the agency would be encouraged to be patriotic and prudent in h [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


British Council builds media capacity in Abuja

The British Council in Nigeria has organized a 2-day capacity building workshop for journalists and other media practitioners in Abuja to enhance their reportage in a fast paced digital era, especially with the general elections in 2019.

Head of Communications, British Council, Edemekong Uyoh, [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Adewole tasks mothers on exclusive breastfeeding

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has tasked nursing mothers on exclusive breast feeding for six months, just as he urged all stakeholders in the health sector to intensify campaign for exclusive breastfeeding, especially in the rural areas. 

Adewole made the call at a press briefin [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


NAWOJ charges female journalists to be proactive

The National Vice Chairperson, Zone D, Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Hajia Jamila Abubakar, has called on women journalists nation-wide to be more proactive in reporting issues affecting women.

She made the call in Makurdi while inaugurating the newly elected exco of the Ben [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


N242bn for 2019 elections? Nigerians query

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari sent correspondence to the Senate requesting for N242.4 billion for the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct the 2019 general e [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


2019: Groups canvass safe spaces for youths

As part of activities to commemorate the 2018 International Youths Day, groups have advocated for safe spaces for youths ahead of the 2019 general elections.

The call was made at an event by Helpline Foundation for the Needy in collaboration with MC Tagwaye Foundation, Brekete Family, and Echoe [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


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