State-owned airline at a time like this…

By Usoro I. Usoro     The recent expansion of fleet by Ibom Air, a state-owned airline, has raised a few brows in a clime where many private operators are lamenting and sacking. Ibom Air, owned and sponsored by Akwa Ibom State government, received its fifth aircraft from Canada on August 1. That was about…

Increasing impact of social media on politics…

The campaign by some lawyers to stop Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai from using the platform of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to ventilate his views on national issues generated a lot of controversies. The petition to stop the governor from participating at the conference has however, introduced a new dimension to the role social…

Court orders I-G to produce detained Bayelsa governorship candidate…

Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who gave the order in an ex-parte application moved by his lawyer, Michael Odey, on Monday, also directed Adamu to show cause why the detainee should not be released unconditionally.   The post Court orders I-G to produce detained Bayelsa governorship candidate appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper for…

BBNaija 2020: Biggie issues warning to Erica, others for votes...

Biggie on Monday issued warning to some Big Brother Naija housemates campaigning for votes. Some housemates were on Monday night caught campaigning for votes shortly after the live nomination show. Bigge, while speaking to housemates via a brief read by the Head of House, Erica, noted that anyone caught in the act will be penalized….

Baltic States Impose Sanctions Against Belarus…

 The three Baltic countries on Monday slapped their own travel sanctions on 30 top officials in Belarus, including President Alexander Lukashenko, in response to a brutal crackdown against protesters who say the Aug. 9 presidential election in Belarus was rigged. Those on the list are banned from entering Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, according to the…

2023: What about North-Central?…

Tribune Online 2023: What about North-Central? THERE is a school of thought with the conjecture that recent events in the Nigerian socio-political space are all indicative of ongoing calculations and permutations for regional relevance and political preeminence for control of authoritative power at the Centre in 2023. Evidentially, the postulation of this school of thought…

RUGIPO Alumni Applauds Governing Council Chairman

By Niyi Olutunde, Akure The Alumni Association of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, has appealed to graduates of the institution for financial support for the school. This was contained in a statement signed by Ehinola Olufemi, National President of the Alumni Association and made available to newsmen on Monday in Akure, the Ondo State capital. It…

Katsina losing steam in Covid-19 fight?…

Comrade Bishir Dauda Sabuwar   SIR: As of August 27, the total number of deaths by Coronavirus in Nigeria stood at 1011. On this date, 296 new cases were recorded. Katsina State has recorded 24 deaths from 771 cases, out of which 457 have been discharged or recovered. This is why one is saddened by…

Akeredolu: One good term……

Chief Olu Omosaiye   SIR: As an indigene of Kiribo town in Ese-Odo Local Government in Apoi Land, Okitipupa Division, Ondo State, I want to register my gratitude and that of all my people in Apoi town, not Kiribo alone, of the good works you have done in our communities and Ondo State On October…

Gov Fayemi Appoints Eight New Commissioners, Warns Against Distractions

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi.   The Governor of Ekiti State Dr Kayode Fayemi has sworn in eight new commissioners and warned members of the State Executive Council to shun undue distractions and focus on the set goals of the administration. Governor Fayemi, while inaugurating the eight newly appointed commissioners and seven Special Advisers…

Minister speaks as 2023 governorship campaign billboard surfaces…

Adebayo, who governed the state between 1999 and 2003, made the clarification on Monday in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Julius Toba-Jegede, in Abuja. The post Minister speaks as 2023 governorship campaign billboard surfaces appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

ASUU: Vice Chancellors manipulating processes of appointments, promotions…

Its Chairman, Dr. Aniekan Brown, at a media briefing on Monday in Uyo, specifically accused the University administrators of “rigging the processes”. The post ASUU: Vice Chancellors manipulating processes of appointments, promotions appeared first on The Eagle Online. Visit the newspaper for these and other news