Month: September 2022

Comply with peace accord, Buhari, Abubakar, Jonathan tell candidates

Comply with peace accord, Buhari, Abubakar, Jonathan tell candidates

• Buhari: Peace accord with Jonathan contributed to 2015 election success • Don’t allow fake news derail campaigns, leaders charge stakeholders • Vote-buying undermining democracy, Kukah warns candidates • Peace accord signifies war in Nigeria, says Sowore • We will ensure full compliance with Electoral Act 2022, campaign spendings, INEC tells parties • Obi: Let’s…

There’s nothing to celebrate in Nigeria at 62, says ASUU

There’s nothing to celebrate in Nigeria at 62, says ASUU

• Elite must sacrifice for Nigerians, says Osinbajo at Independence lecture • CCI: Independence anniversary calls for sober reflection • Unqualified, greedy leaders, bane of nation’s growth – Akwa Ibom INEC REC The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), yesterday, lambasted the Federal Government, saying there is nothing for Nigerians to celebrate, as the country…

FRSC warns politicians against flouting traffic rules

FRSC warns politicians against flouting traffic rules

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, has warned politicians in the state against flouting traffic rules and regulations, as the campaigns for the 2023 elections kick off. The FRSC Ogun Sector Commander, Mr Ahmed Umar, made the appeal in an interview with a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday…

S’Court dismisses appeal against Adeleke’s victory

S’Court dismisses appeal against Adeleke’s victory

• Osun gov-elect hails ruling, asks Oyetola to start compiling handover notes • Jubilation as party bars members from dealing with Babayemi, praises judiciary The Supreme Court, yesterday, dismissed an appeal filed by Dotun Babayemi against Osun State governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, challenging Adeleke’s emergence as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for…

Enugu IPAC Applauds Police Commissioner On Efforts To Sustain Peace

Enugu IPAC Applauds Police Commissioner On Efforts To Sustain Peace

  *** Threatens To Sanction Errant Members   The Inter Party Advisory Council, (IPAC), Enugu State Chapter has commended the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ammani and other security chiefs in the state over concerted efforts to ensure that the peace of the state is sustained even as political campaigns are commencing. The commendation was contained…

Economy in rare credit squeeze as CBN continues with 20-year-high interest

Economy in rare credit squeeze as CBN continues with 20-year-high interest

• MPR raised to 15.5 per cent, highest in 20 years • CBN to debit commercial banks to effect new CRR Thursday • Adonri: Increase creates opportunity for FG to mop up local funds • Job losses to worsen, experts warn • Nigerians lament soaring food prices • ‘Address supply-side shocks to check inflation’ It…

Atiku: Why Southeast should support my presidency

Atiku: Why Southeast should support my presidency

• Nnamani, Ikpeazu absent from meeting with Southeast stakeholders • Atiku: Why Southeast should support my presidency • Nnamani: I have no regrets supporting Tinubu • Dogara denies defection to PDP • I still stand with Wike, Ortom insists The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has…

UN pushes for smartphone access in Nigeria, ITU-member countries

UN pushes for smartphone access in Nigeria, ITU-member countries

•Policymakers seek common ground on digital migration •44% of Nigerians have mobile devices United Nations (UN) has backed move for universal smartphone access plan that would improve global connectivity. UN through its arm in charge of global communications, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), backed a range of proposed measures to close the connectivity gap by…

#Obidiatti23 rally can’t hold at Lekki Toll Gate – Court rules

#Obidiatti23 rally can’t hold at Lekki Toll Gate – Court rules

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered Labour Party (LP) and its supporters not to converge at the Lekki Toll Gate in furtherance of its planned #Obidatti23 Rally scheduled for Oct. 1. Justice Daniel Osiagor made the order following an application brought by 10 persons seeking, among others things, to restrain the party,…

Dearth of quality teachers, bane of education, Afe Babalola warns

Dearth of quality teachers, bane of education, Afe Babalola warns

Seeks proper funding for teacher training colleges The Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has warned that the dearth of quality teachers in the country posed a great danger to functional education. Babalola, who cited the anomalies noticed in Kaduna, Kwara and Sokoto states where teachers failed examinations meant for…

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