South Africa deploys 30 observers for polls

Romanus Ugwu Abuja and Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Electoral  Institute of South Africa (EISA) has deployed no fewer than 30 observers across the country, ahead of  tomorrow’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Leader of EISA observation team and former president of Zambia, Rupia Banda, made the disclosure when the delegation paid a courtesy visit to…

Plateau: Osinbajo urges pastors to pray for peaceful elections 

Gyang Bere, Jos Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has admonished pastors across interdenominational churches, in Plateau State, to pray and fast for a free, fair and peaceful Presidential and National Assembly elections,  tomorrow. He noted that God saved his life during the recent plane crash to enable him contribute in taking Nigeria to the next level. Osinbajo…

APC plans to scuttle Kaduna polls –PDP

Noah Ebije, Kaduna Kaduna State chapter of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of socio-political move to scuttle the general elections. Addressing a press conference, yesterday, at the PDP secretariat, the state chairman of the party, Felix Hassan Hyat, alleged that one of the APC’s plans…

FGM: Obaseki tasks orientation agency, others on aggressive campaign

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has charged the National Orientation Agency (NOA), Ministries of Women Affairs, Communication as well as the media to publicise the provisions of the new Violence Against Persons (VAP) Law, which includes life imprisonment, without an option of fine for perpetrators of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the state. Obaseki, who…

PDP cautions INEC against declaration of false result in Delta

Paul Osuyi, Asaba DELTA State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against declaration of false result for the National Assembly for Isoko Federal constituency. Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, is flying the flag of PDP while a former chairman of the state’s…

Wike alleges plot by Amaechi, others to bomb INEC offices, disrupt polls

Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has has alleged a plot by his predecessor, Chibuike Amaechi, in collaboration with ‘unpatriotic military and police officers’ to bomb the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices and  disrupt the peaceful conduct of the elections in the state.  Governor Wike also declared today as public holiday for…

Housing: Pertinence targets low income earners

Maduka Nweke Pertinence Limited, an enterprise development and people empowerment company with penchant for real estate, business consultancy, financial advisory services, seminars and training has decided to tackle the nation’s housing deficit by making accommodation not only flexible to get but also affordable to the people. The company which came into being about six years…

Nigeria’ll continue to lose desired FDI unless… says FIABCI

The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) has said that Nigeria will continue to lose the needed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) unless it liberalises its real estate sector. FIABCI said that until the economy is liberalised and agencies of government made to complement one another in services delivery, the much desired Foreign Direct investment (FDI) into…