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2023 election: Crack in Wike’s G-5 as Uchenna Ikonne’s death unsettles Ikpeazu 

2023 election: Crack in Wike’s G-5 as Uchenna Ikonne’s death unsettles Ikpeazu 

Ahead of the forthcoming presidential election, chances are that the Governor of Abia State, Okozie Ikpeazu might dump the G-5 governors to retain his political relevance following the death of Prof. Uchenna Ikonne, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the March 11 governorship election in the State. Recall that Ikonne died on January 25...

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Tinubu promises massive jobs at Anambra rally 

Tinubu promises massive jobs at Anambra rally 

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said he will industrialise Nigeria and provide jobs for the youth if elected. Tinubu also stated that he will tackle the problem of erosion in Anambra State the way he tamed the Atlantic Ocean surge in Lagos. He stated these in Awka on...

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NUC can’t shut schools for elections, says ASUU 

NUC can’t shut schools for elections, says ASUU 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Tuesday said it was not in the purview of the National Universities Commission and other tertiary institutions regulatory agencies to shut schools to allow students in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education to vote during the forthcoming elections. A member of the National Executive Council of ASUU and...

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Transport union gets government approval 

Transport union gets government approval 

The Federal Government has approved the registration of the Amalgamated Union of App-Based Transport Workers of Nigeria as a trade union. This was contained in a letter from the Trade Union Services and Industrial Relations Department of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment addressed to the AUATWN and made available to Journalist. “I am directed...

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Labour Party Campaign Director, Other Members Dump Peter Obi For Atiku In Bauchi, Say They Don’t Want To Waste Votes 

Labour Party Campaign Director, Other Members Dump Peter Obi For Atiku In Bauchi, Say They Don’t Want To Waste Votes 

Alhassan Bawu, the Bauchi State campaign director of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and some other members of the party have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. This was disclosed by Alhassan Bawu, who said he defected from the Labour Party with some other prominent members of...

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President Buhari Appoints Olusegun Awolowo As AfCFTA National Action Committee Secretary 

President Buhari Appoints Olusegun Awolowo As AfCFTA National Action Committee Secretary 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Olusegun Awolowo as the Secretary of the National Action Committee on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Awolowo’s appointment is for a tenure of four (4) years with effect from December 19, 2022. This was announced by the Nigerian government on its official Twitter handle...

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2023 General Elections Will Be Nigeria’s Best Ever, Boasts Senate President Lawan 

2023 General Elections Will Be Nigeria’s Best Ever, Boasts Senate President Lawan 

Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said the forthcoming general elections will be the best ever in Nigeria. Lawan expressed this optimism on Tuesday while hosting a delegation of the European Union election observers and former Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, during separate courtesy visits. Odinga was in Nigeria at the instance of the Management...

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CBN Governor, Emefiele Appears Before House Of Reps, Shifts Blame Of New Naira Notes Scarcity To Deposit Banks

CBN Governor, Emefiele Appears Before House Of Reps, Shifts Blame Of New Naira Notes Scarcity To Deposit Banks

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday finally appeared before the ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives which is investigating the scarcity of the new naira notes. Recall that a few days ago, the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, threatened to issue warrants of arrest for the...

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Husband TAKES WIFE TO COURT OVER disobedience, waywardness

Husband TAKES WIFE TO COURT OVER disobedience, waywardness

A man, Taiwo Ajadi, on Monday filed a divorce against his wife, Mariam, at the Area Court, Ilorin, over alleged disobedience and wayward attitude. The husband also applied for the custody of their three children: girl, 11; boy, 8; and girl, 4. The counsel for the respondent, Mr Maruf Ibrahim, told the court that his...