Aide Disassociate Ex-President Jonathan From Pension Fund Payments

Media adviser to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze has dissociated the former President from allegations which accused an ‘Ex-President’ of being paid N5 billion monthly from the Pension Fund. The claim credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, as published by a national daily alleging that the chief legal officer…

“Be United, Stop The Pull Down Syndrome “–Jonathan urges Ijaw nation

By Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa A former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has called on the people of Ijaw ethnic nationality to stop destroying themselves and embrace unity. The former President made the call on Friday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, while paying his tributes to the late formost Ijaw leader and former member of Board of…

Odu Gabriel Of NTA Emerges Chairman Of Cross River Journalists Forum

By Ebriku John Friday, Abuja The elective congress of the Cross River State Journalists Forum (CROSSJOF) Abuja chapter ended on a successful note on Saturday with Mr Odu Gabriel Ochang of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) emerging as the chairman. Others who were elected to fill the various posts include, Orok Joseph (vice chairman –…

Anambra Decides: ISDMG Condemns Widespread Vote Buying, Commends INEC

By Michael Oche, Anambra The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has condemned reported cases of widespread voters inducement and vote buying during Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. The group which said it deployed 100 election observers during the election, also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the quick deployment of election materials as…

Amnesty : Harvest of Arms, Weapons As Exercise Witness Massive Turnout in Ondo .

By Tope Fayehun, Akure Militants in the riverine area of Ondo state, willing to embrace the amnesty program of the Federal government in the state have trooped out enmass to lay down their arms and ammunition. The exercise which started on Thursday has recorded massive turn out of militants in the five collation centers including…

South East Traditional Rulers Passes Confidence Vote On Gov Umahi

By Obinna Uchendu, Abakaliki Forum of South East Traditional Rulers Council has unanimously passed a vote of confidence on governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman of the South East governors forum, Chief David Umahi,for what they described as his leadership ingenuity and love for the development and unity of the region. The forum handed the confidence vote…

Sports Can Be Used To Eliminate The challenge Of Almajiri In North- Nimrod

BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN, Kaduna The Federal government and the 19 states governors should as a matter of urgency, address the Almajiri scourge by using sports to empower the children. President of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod gave the advice after he was confered with the award of Garkuwan Matasa Arewa by Northern Youth…