2019: Atiku to revamp entertainment industry,tackle piracy…

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar says if elected, he will implement policies that will foster development of the Entertainment industry and protect practitioners against piracy. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the plans were stated in his recently released policy document which has delivery timeline of 2019 to 2025. The document…

PDP Celebrates Jonathan @61, describes him as Pillar of Democracy…

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday felicitated with former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, as he clocks the age of 61 years. You Worked For My Defeat, Goodluck Jonathan Accuses Barrack Obama The party in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary,  Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, described Jonathan as “an icon of democracy.”…

DRC violence puts Ebola humanitarian response at risk, UN warns…

The World Food Programme (WFP) has condemned violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that could slow down humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in the country’s north-east. A Spokesperson for the UN food agency, Herve Verhoosel, gave the warning following an attack on a UN base and nearby hotels housing UN staff in…

2019: Jonathan expresses concern over increased incidences of vote buying…

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday in Abuja, expressed concern over increased incidences of vote buying in the country, ahead of the 2019 general elections. You Worked For My Defeat, Goodluck Jonathan Accuses Barrack Obama Jonathan expressed his concern at the public presentation and formal launch of a book — “My Transition Hours” by Jonathan….

You will rise again – Buhari tells Jonathan…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general elections, describing him as a true democrat. Buhari poured the encomium at the launching of a book titled “My Transition Hours” by Jonathan amidst hundreds of guests from outside and across the country. Represented…

Vote buying can mar 2019 election – Jonathan warns…

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday in Abuja, expressed concern over increased incidences of vote buying in the country, ahead of the 2019 general elections. Jonathan expressed his concern at the public presentation and formal launch of a book — “My Transition Hours” by Jonathan. He said that vote buying, which was gradually replacing other…

Ndume says no cause for alarm on APC crisis…

Sen. Ali Ndume(APC-Borno) says there is no cause for alarm over crisis that rocked the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections. Ndume, a federal lawmaker, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) when he featured on its flagship programme in Abuja, that all was being done to reconcile aggrieved parties. He noted that contrary to belief…

2019: Ohaneze urges youths to shun violence, hooliganism…

The Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo, an apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has called on youths to shun violence and hooliganism throughout the electioneering period in the country. The President of Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo Enugu State Chapter, Chief Alex Ogbonna, gave the advice while receiving the Governorship Candidate of United Progressive Party (UPP), Mr Ekele Uzodinma, in Ohaneze National Secretariat,…

Deceased Kwara APC members sacrificed for emancipation of state —...

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who died on Sunday paid the supreme price for the emancipation of the state. The minister stated this when he visited the families of the five deceased members in Arandun, Agbonda, Omu-Aran, Oko and Odo Owa,…

Kano State PDP guber candidate promises all-inclusive govt…

Mr Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the PDP gubernatorial candidate in Kano state, has promised an all-inclusive government for people living with disabilities. This was announced in a statement signed by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, the spokesperson to the PDP gubernatorial candidate, in Kano on Tuesday. According to Dawakin Tofa, the PDP gubernatorial flag bearer made the promise…

2019: Buhari Campaign Organisation to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation in...

The Buhari Campaign Organisation and Empowerment (BCO) in Bayelsa says plan is underway to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation for the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of the 2019 general elections. Mr Ezekiel Ogbianko, Bayelsa Liaison Officer of BCO, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yenagoa…

Plans to impeach Saraki alive – Ndume…

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno), says plans to impeach the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, are much alive. Ndume, who disclosed  this at the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) Forum in Abuja on Tuesday, also said that he would not be bought over with his appointment as Chairman, Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service. NAN…