Women farmers want FG to return GES scheme…

Women farmers under the umbrella of Small-Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have called for restoration of scrapped Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES) scheme. They made the call at the end of a two-day annual national farmers forum for smallholder women farmers organised by Actionaid Nigeria, an NGO. In separate comments at the event, the…

Jonathan, more of an academic in politics – Mahama…

Former President of Ghana, John Mahama, says ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is more of an academic who found himself in politics. He said this at the public presentation and formal launching of a book title “My Transition Hours” by Jonathan that “I was not surprised when Jonathan conceded defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015”. Mahama…

Commissioner donates clothing materials, salt to APC women in Kogi…

The Kogi Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, has donated clothing materials and salt to women of Ikem Polling Unit, Ogugu Ward 1, in Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi. Osikoya, who was a special guest at an event organised by All Progressive Congress (APC), Women Forum in the polling unit on…

Jonathan exposes Governors that betrayed him in 2015 (FULL LIST)…

Nigeria’s former president, Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that some Governors during his tenure were responsible for his defeat in 2015. Jonathan claims that some former Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the then opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) cost him the presidency because of their ambition. He also claims that they attacked…

Gov. Okowa calls for forensic audit to fight corruption…

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says forensic and investigative audit is the effective weapon against corruption because of its capacity to streamline public sector accountability mechanism. Okowa made this known in Asaba on Tuesday while declaring open the 23rd Annual Conference of the Auditors-General for Local Governments in the Federation. According to him, specifically, forensic…

What Oshiomhole did to Saraki at Jonathan’s Book Launch (PHOTOS)…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole met with his recent arch-enemy, Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the launch of Ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan’s book, “My Transition Hours’. Both leaders shook hands and posed for Photographs. PoliticsNGR has photos from the event. See them below; =   The post What Oshiomhole did to…

Polio: Routine immunisation now 58% coverage, says NPHCDA boss…

Dr Faisal Shuaib, Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) on Tuesday said the National Routine Immunisation coverage had reached 58 per cent. Shuaib disclosed this at the NPHCDA National Emergency Routine Immunisation Coordination Centers (NERICC) engagement workshop with low performing local government areas held in Kaduna. He said available immunisation coverage data…

Lagos committed to industrial growth — Ambode…

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has pledged to continue formulating and implementing policies and programmes that would consolidate the state’s position as the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria. Ambode said this on Tuesday in Lagos during the 2018 Africa Industrialisation Day, themed: “Promoting regional value chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s…

Report says Africa expected to be world’s next big growth...

Africa will become the world’s next big growth market, akin to the Asian boom, McKinsey, a management consulting firm said on Tuesday. “While other geographies are seeing incremental growth, global companies that get in early and join the African champions shaping the right strategies, can sustain double-digit profit growth over the next few decades,’’ it…

Uganda deploys additional troops along border with DR Congo…

The Ugandan military has deployed additional troops along its common border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prepare for possible infiltration and attacks from the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a spokesperson said on Tuesday. Richard Karemire, Uganda’s military spokesperson, told newsmen that the army has made reinforcement of soldiers and…

Deceased Kwara APC members die 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 sacrifice 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,…

Gunmen kidnap Plateau traditional ruler…

Unidentified gunmen have kidnapped Mr David Dongbam, a second class traditional ruler of Dorock Kingdom in Shandam Local Government Area of Plateau, the Police have said. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Terna Tyopev, who stated this on Tuesday Police, said that Dongbam abducted at his residence in Shandam on Monday night….