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By admin On 8 Jul, 2017 At 02:41 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The accreditation and voting exercise for Osun West senatorial by-election election commenced peacefully with a large turn out of the electorates. At Ede, the country home of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Otunba Ademola Adeleke, the atmosphere was peaceful as voters trooped out en mass. Adeleke voted at 8:34 am at ward 2,unit 9, Saagba […]


By admin On 3 Jul, 2017 At 02:30 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Kaduna State quality assurance board,has  said it has trained 68 quality facilitators as part of efforts to ensure quality of teaching, learning and management of primary and secondary schools in the state. The Executive Director of the board, Mrs Maureen Wyom, made this known in an interview with the newsmen in Kaduna yesterday. Wyom […]


By admin On 3 Jul, 2017 At 01:40 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Igbo leaders from the South-east zone, including its governors, National Assembly members and leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, rose from a closed-door meeting early yesterday in Enugu, restating the zone’s commitment to a united Nigeria. The Igbo leaders also formally declared their support for the restructuring of the country, insisting that the process must be on […]


By admin On 3 Jul, 2017 At 01:31 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The National Assembly has proposed a slight adjustment in the ranks of the National Judicial Council (NJC), Leadership Friday can authoritatively report. In the ongoing constitution amendment by the federal legislature, the 1999 constitution has been altered to reflect that the president of the Court of Appeal will now be the deputy to the Chief […]


By admin On 3 Jul, 2017 At 01:08 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Speakers of state Houses of Assembly, their deputies and house leaders will meet in Lagos next week over the review of the 1999 constitution. The National Assembly Joint Committees on the Review of the 1999 Constitution headed by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu would present the amendments so far made to the constitution at the […]


By admin On 17 Jun, 2017 At 01:03 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Senate yesterday directed  the federal government to urgently adopt and send to the National Assembly the report of the 2014 National Conference organized by the former President Goodluck Jonathan administration. The directive of the Senate is coming as a necessary measure to evolve solutions to tackle  the escalating ethnic agitations in some parts of […]


By admin On 16 Jun, 2017 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

22 months after he was arraigned, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday discharged and acquitted Senate President Bukola Saraki of the 18-count charge of false declaration of assets brought against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). Saraki who was arraigned in September 2015 by the federal government had pleaded not guilty to […]


By admin On 14 Jun, 2017 At 02:00 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

A political group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Change for Real (CFR) has expressed dissatisfaction with the out come of Monday’s meeting of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) where it reversed the Screening and Appeal Panel’s reports that had earlier disqualified Mr. Mudashiru Hussain, from contesting Osun Senatorial ticket of APC. The […]


By admin On 14 Jun, 2017 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The House of Representatives yesterday urged the federal government to immortalise the adjudged winner of the June 12 1999 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. The House also resolved that the late politician should be conferred with the highest national honour posthumously, thereby directs it’s committee on legislative compliance to ensure enforcement of the […]


By admin On 14 Jun, 2017 At 01:57 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Acting President on Tuesday began consultations with leaders of thought from the North and warned that the government would deal decisively with persons who make hate speeches or attempt to disrupt the peace of the country. The meeting was sequel to the calls for secession by youth from different ethnic groups in the country […]


By admin On 9 Jun, 2017 At 01:53 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Ahead of the Supreme Court judgment on the leadership dispute between the Ali Modu Sheriff-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Ahmed Makarfi-side of the party, state governors elected on the platform of the party have resolved to respect the outcome of the verdict and remain in the party. One of the South-south governors, who […]