Monthly Archives: July 2019

Guber race: PDP adopts indirect primaries for Bayelsa, Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out the option of adopting direct primaries in electing its candidates for the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States. The primary election in the two states, holding in the first week of September, this year, has already attracted concerns from stakeholders within the party, who expressed fears that the National

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FCT commences assessment of flood prone areas

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCT), Sir Chinyeaka Ohaa has flagged off the 2019 assessment of flood-prone places in Area Councils in Abuja. Speaking in Ashara-Wako in Kwali Area Council, Abuja, Ohaa enjoined residents to desist from dumping refuse in drainage channels, farming on riverbanks and building on waterways. The Permanent Secretary, who blamed the poor attitude of

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Shiites to federal government: You’re inciting us to violence

• Rejects Terrorist Label, To Respond Later • Our Members Are Dying In Police Custody – Spokesman • We’ll Continue Marching Till We Get Justice – Katsina • Prescription Of Shi’ites Group Unconstitutional – Lawyers The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), known as the Shiites organisation, has blamed the Federal Government’s failure to obey the court order for their endless

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CBN: Detractors Misleading Public on Proposed Milk FX Restriction

Case for investment in local production twisted Ezekwesili: Planned policy dangerous The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said that since its announcement of plans to restrict access to foreign exchange (FX) for the importation of milk, some interests, who feel hurt by the move aimed at promoting the local production of milk in the country, have been misleading members

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NYSC DG meets family of slain corps member

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, yesterday, commiserated with the family of late corps member, Precious Owolabi, a staff of Channels TV, who was recently killed by gunshot in Abuja while covering a protest by Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites. Presenting a condolence message to parents and siblings of

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