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Why I won’t receive INEC’s recall Petition-Dino Melaye

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye has revealed that he would not receive any petition from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) because it will amount to breaking the law. Senator Melaye in a press conference stated that the period for dealing with the recall petition had elapsed and so receiving any summons from INEC was a breach. ... Read More »

Saraki Speaks on Tax Transparency Bill

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to this public hearing organized by the Senate Committee on Finance on these three Bills which are of immense benefits to all Nigerians. The Bills namely are;   Tax Incentives Management and Transparency Bill (SB 331) Companies Income Tax Act 2004 (Amendment Bill) 2017 (SB 140) iii. An Act to Provide ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom At 30 Photos: When Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo visited Uyo

The 30th Anniversary of Akwa Ibom State was rounded of in grandeur with a rousing reception at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium and a thanksgiving service the very next day. The celebrations tagged #orangeseptember was used to highlight the uniqueness, beauty and investment potentials of the state and attended by indigenes and well-wishers from across the globe.   Read More »

Gunmen attack Olubadan Palace, Ex SSG escapes death

Five men brandishing guns this morning attacked and shot at the Palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I. Sources revealed that the gunmen arrived the scene with an open-roof Toyota Sienna Space bus and one of them released a volley of bullets into the air to scare away people around the area while the rest ... Read More »

Lagos Donates Generators to All Police Formations

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday handed over 120 new 5KVA generating sets to the Lagos State Police Command to power all police formations across the State, with a pledge of continuous support to security agencies to ensure optimal performance. Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja while handing over the generating sets to the police, the Governor reiterated ... Read More »

Nigerian Media: Balancing Professionalism, Advocacy And Busines-Azubuike Ishiekwene

  By Azu Ishiekwene   What, really, is the business of the media? I suspect that if this question were opened to the floor there would be as many answers as there are editors. You might also be surprised that even editors working in the same media organisation would have significantly different answers.   There’s nothing wrong with that. There ... Read More »

Nigerians urged to Imbibe Rotary Spirit Of Giving as Rot. Ubanozie formerly becomes President

A financial expert and Executive Director of Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Jude Monye has said that the world and indeed Nigeria will be a better place if everyone imbibes the spirit of giving and service to humanity for which Rotary International is known across the globe. Monye gave this charge when he delivered a keynote address entitled: ‘Giving’ at the ... Read More »

Former Akwa Ibom First Lady is dead!

FORMER First Lady of Akwa Ibom State, Obongawan Imoh Isemin, is dead. She died in the early hours of yesterday. Imoh was the wife of the first civilian governor of Akwa Ibom State, late Obong Akpan Isemin, who ruled the state from January 2, 1992 to December 18, 1993.  Until her demise, she was a stakeholder of the All Progressives ... Read More »

WAFU Cup: Nigeria, Ghana to play final

Arch rivals Ghana and Nigeria will meet Sunday in the West African Football Union Cup of Nations final with a record $100,000 (840,000 euros) first prize at stake. The teams also met at the group stage of the biennial regional competition with Nigeria emerging 2-0 winners against the host nation. On Thursday, Nigeria edged 10-man Benin 1-0 and Ghana defeated ... Read More »

PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, Queries Kashamu

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday suspended Ifeanyi Ubah, its Anambra State Gubernatorial Aspirant, for one month over matters related to indiscipline. Mr Dayo Adeyeye, PDP National Caretaker Committee, Publicity Secretary, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. Adeyeye also disclosed that the party had referred Ubah and Sen. Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East Senatorial ... Read More »