…urges inter-ministerial collaboration on policy intervention for business development Hon. Engr. Chris Emeka Azubogu has reiterated his earlier call for the evolution of new economic strategies that will be private sector driven - with capacity to create jobs. The lawmaker...
As the Muslim Ummah end the Ramadan fast following the formal declaration of the Eid el fitri celebration by the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), His Eminence, Alhaji Saad Abubakar 11, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps...
By: Femi Fani-Kayode Mr. Ray Jason, a celebrated and highly respected American columnist, went even further by writing the following in an essay titled 'Philanthropist Or Monster'.  He wrote,  "Imagine that you want to rule the world. However,...
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said the party was damn serious when it asked the State or the Federal government to give it a location to set up a testing centre in Anambra State within three weeks. THE DAILY VENDOR reports that...
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “leadership position to follow the ‘Namibia example’ by urgently issuing an executive order to ban the purchase of new cars by the presidency, and all ministers...
Abia State Government has received multiple intelligence and confirmation of certain persons and families of Abia origin currently residing in states with rising cases of COVID-19 planning to bring home corpses of family members suspected to have died from the virus for burial in our communities...
The Anambra State government has announced the suspension of all cultural festivals for 2020 in the state. The suspension of annual festivals like Imo Awka and other cultural activities through the year is in line with safety measures aimed at curbing the spread...
By: SERAP Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information (FoI) request to the Federal Government, asking “the authorities to urgently publish details of the suppliers and contractors, the procurement rules, including bidding processes, the total budget, and all designated...
A group in Lagos State, Arewa Council of Chiefs, has slammed the state's Commissioner of Waterfront, Architect Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi, for allegedly claiming that the council had been giving 'several tones’ of rice. The council in a statement made available to THE DAILY...
The Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, South East Zone condemns in entirety the dissent to dictatorship and anti democratic actions of the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Dave Nwaeze Umahi. Umahi bared his fangs yesterday  22nd April 2020 in a statewide broadcast where he unilaterally...
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “the blatant intimidation, harassment and attacks on journalists and media houses by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, and the illegal banning of the Correspondent of The Sun newspaper, Chijioke Agwu, and the Vanguard Newspaper, Peter Okutu, from...
The Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned police brutality in the state which led to the killing of two youths. The Publicity Secretary of PDP in the state, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu in a press statement said the murder...
ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE EXTENSION OF COVID- 19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA MONDAY, 13TH APRIL, 2020 1.   Fellow Nigerians 2.   In my address on Sunday,...
Air Peace has denied reports that three of its crew members absconded from the quarantine facility of the Lagos Government. Its Chief Operating Officer, Mrs Toyin Olajide, made the denial in  a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday. Olajide was...
The Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has been described as an uncommon humane and considerate Servant of his people. The Deputy Chief of Staff in the office of the Deputy Governor, Sir Don Ubani, made the assertion in response to the Governor's...
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), National Secretariat is alarmed by the decision of the Federal Government to bring Chinese Medical doctors to Nigeria to fight Covid 19, despite the fact that Nigerian doctors are reportedly doing exceptionally well in fighting the outbreak. “We caution that it will...
The Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano to expedite action towards equipping the isolation centers in the state. This call was contained in a press release signed by the Publicity Secretary PDP in the state, Mr...
ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 Fellow Nigerians,From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the...
Sequel to the recorded cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria, many State governments, Federal government as well as the nation at large have taken precautionary measures to protect lives of the Nigerian Citizens. To the Catholic Faithfuls in Onitsha Archdiocese, Public Celebration of Holy...
A Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, has called on politicians (irrespective of party affiliation) to use their campaign structures to spread awareness about the dreaded novel coronavirus as part of efforts to prevent the pandemic from spreading to our villages and local communities.  Chidoka made the...
The Executive Chairman of the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi, Alimi Sulaiman has cautioned the President Muahmadu Buhari led Federal Government to stop blaming the current upheaval being experience in the implementation of the 2020 on the prevailing Coronal Virus...
....Backs Falana's position A human rights activist, Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman, has strongly condemned the dethronement and banishment of former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Emir of Kano Emirate, His Highness Muhammed Lamido Sanusi II by Kano State...
In Nigeria, a group, Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED), has condemned the alleged harassment of Premium Times editors and reporter by the Department of State Services (DSS). The group said that the Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, might have gone underground after...
Femi Fani-Kayode "I am the leader of Uthman Danfodio dynasty. I have never seen where in the hundred books that Uthman Danfodio said Nigeria belongs to the Fulani. What he wrote was the role of Islam in leadership, governance etc. He never mentioned of conquering any particular...
The outcome of the meeting between Ndigbo United Forum (NUF) (Representing Ndigbo) and Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) held on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020. The meeting was called at the instance of EEDC through their letter dated 7th January, 2020 in...