INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP governorship candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the nomination of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Sokoto State in respect of the 2019 election. The emergence of Tambuwal as the governorship candidate followed the substitution of Manir Muhammad Dan’iya whose name was previously submitted as…

Why women need regular sex – Expert

A psychiatrist, Maymunah Kadiri, on Saturday advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness. Mrs Kadiri, the medical director of Pinnacle Medical Services, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Pinnacle is a health and wellness centre…

Presidential, NASS campaigns to begin on Sunday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Sunday lift ban on campaign for 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections slated for February 16, 2019. A statement by Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, INEC director of Voter Education and Publicity, on Saturday in Abuja said that political parties who fielded candidates for both elections would commence campaigns across…

Ex-Tanzania President Mkapa tasks African leaders to do more against corruption

 Former President Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania has called for more efforts by African countries in the  fight against corruption and other vices that retarded development. Mkapa made the call on Friday while delivering the 7th Zik’s Lecture at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the lecture had the…

African Development Bank to play bigger role in African economies by investing in infrastructure private equity

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM). AIIM is one of Africa’s most experienced infrastructure fund managers. The Fund will focus on acquiring positions…

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible Nigerian elections in 2019

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria, Prof Mahmood Yakubu has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced. “At the risk of stating the…

NECA extols Ari for transforming ITF

By MBAFAN ADE The out-going Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr. Segun Oshinowo, has described the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph N. Ari as ‘a gift to the ITF’ for transforming and turning around the fortunes of the organisation. Mr. Oshinowo stated this during a visit to the ITF…