A’Ibom LG Poll: APC Warns PDP Against Rigging

BY BERNARD TOLANI DADA, Uyo – Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, warned that there would be dire consequences should the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government in the state connive with the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) to rig December 2nd 2019 local government elections. Senior special adviser to the…

Ambode To Civil Servants: Stop Importing Non-workable Ideas

BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos – Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has warned civil servants against importing non-workable ideas and policies into the civil service in order not to impede productivity. The governor spoke at a two-day training on “Policy Analysis, Development and Implementation for Policy Analysts and Developers in the Lagos State Public Service,”…

IGP Idris And The Burden Of Model Policing

Mariam Mohammed – I could not but watch with admiration the exchange of banters between the delegation of the federal executive and legislators after President Muhammadu Buhari presented the N8.6 trillion 2018 budget estimates to Nigerians through the National Assembly in Abuja. The atmosphere was congenial for both arms of government to put Nigeria first. The…

NCPC To Commence Airlift Of Pilgrims From Lagos International Airport

By Juliana Agbo, Abuja – The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), has disclosed that it would commence airlift of pilgrims to Israel from the Lagos International Airport. The executive secretary of the commission, Rev Tor Uja, who made this known in Abuja during the 2017 training and orientation for the federal medical team selected for…

Africa Industrialisation Day: Dangote, Elumelu Cementing Fortunes Of Continental Growth

On the occasion of United Nations Africa Industrialisation Day (AID), SAM DIALA, highlights the economic nightmare plaguing the low industrialised continent and how two prominent Nigerian entreprenures, Aliko Dangote and Tony Elumelu, stepped in to reverse the trend through investment and human capital development. To rescue Africa from the plague of poverty and perennial backwardness,…

Our Disagreement With Intels Is On Operational Matters, Not Politics – Umana

In recent times, the management of Nigeria’s oil and gas logistics giant and port concessionaire, Intels Nigeria Limited (INL) has been tackling the country’s Oil and Gas Export Free Zone Authority (OGFZA) over refusal to renew its licence, alleging that the action of the Authority has something to do with politics of 2019.  But in…