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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


Benue APC one-man show, says Ortom

 

 

As the political crisis in Benue state continues to deepen, Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom has described the All Progressives Congress, APC as a one-man show.

Ortom in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and ICT, Tahav Agerzua, insisted that the APC is ind [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Maternal mortality: Nigeria bears 14% of global burden

Worried by the Maternal Mortality Rate, MMR, in Nigeria, a medical doctor with the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital, Dr Olufunke Olamigoke, has said the country accounts for 14% of global maternal deaths, with 10 countries with the highest maternal mortality in Africa.

 

Speaking to [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Contempt: INEC chair danger to democracy – Lawyer

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, has been described as a danger to democracy and should not be trusted to conduct a credible and free elections in 2019.

This claim was made by a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018


Unease in Information Ministry Over ‘De-registration’ Of NUJ

There is disquiet in the Ministry of Information and Culture following a circular that recognized only four unions with the exception of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).

In a circular dated 31st July, 2018 signed by the director of human resources, Mr. S.U. Ewa, titled: " [...]

Mon, 06 August 2018


Group congratulates APC Ag spokesman advises Saraki to step down

The Conference of APC Publicity Secretaries, CAPS, has congratulated the appointment of the Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yekini Nabena as the Acting National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, following the resignation of Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi.

This view was co [...]

Fri, 03 August 2018


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