Executive Order legal, enhances fight against corruption

Executive Order legal, enhances fight against corruption

The Presidency has debunked the claim that the Executive Order 6 by the Federal Government is illegal and draconian. It explained that rather, it was legal and would bring about the speedy completion of trials of persons over corruption. No fewer than 50 persons have been placed on watch-list and their movements restricted pending the […]

Kogi can develop only under PDP –Ameh

Kogi can develop only under PDP –Ameh

Chief Joseph Erico Ameh, a governorship aspirant in Kogi State, has urged the people of Kogi State to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) if they want to see meaningful development. Ameh, who spoke in Lagos on Thursday, said the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had only brought […]

Soyinka centre holds leadership training for female journalists

Soyinka centre holds leadership training for female journalists

Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) on Wednesday commenced a training workshop for twenty female reporters on leadership skills and career building in their profession. The Female Reporters’ Leadership Programme (FRLP) is an initiative of WSCIJ in collaboration with the Free Press Unlimited (FPU), which started in June 2017. Mrs. Motunrayo Alaka, WSCIJ coordinator, […]

Nigeria needs investor-friendly president -Saraki

Nigeria needs investor-friendly president -Saraki

The Senate President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that for Nigeria to advance beyond its current state of borrowing, to a thriving nation, it needs a president who understands the language of investors. He therefore charged Nigerians to use the PDP presidential primaries and the 2019 general elections […]

Ambode will emerge as APC candidate –Balogun

Mr. Sheriff Balogun, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has thrown his weight behind Akinwumi Ambode, the governor of Lagos State, for a second term in office. Balogun, former sole administrator of Surulere local government area, also dismissed the endorsement of Babajide Sanwo-Olu by the party’s leaders and major stakeholders to emerge as […]

APC guber primary: Party leaders, stakeholders endorse Sanwo-Olu

APC guber primary:  Party leaders, stakeholders endorse Sanwo-Olu

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s dream for a second term suffered a major setback on Saturday as the major stakeholders and leaders of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the position. This was the outcome of a marathon meeting of the party’s Governor’s Advisory Committee (GAC), major stakeholders and […]

We’ve practised inclusive governance in the last three years – Ambode

We’ve practised inclusive governance in the last three years – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that conscious efforts have been made in the last three and half years by his administration to practise inclusive governance in which no sector or section is left behind in developmental and transformational strides. Speaking at the 80th anniversary lecture of Ikoyi Club 1938 on Thursday night, […]

Strike: Business activities paralysed

Strike:  Business activities paralysed

The strike embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has begun to take its effect as activities in different sectors have been paralysed. Activities at the different courts in Ibadan were on Thursday paralysed following the compliance with the order for the strike. At the Federal High Court, the Court of Appeal and the […]

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