How Fed Govt’ll tackle unemployment, by Ngige

inister of Labour and Employment  Chris Ngige said yesterday that the Buhari administration would tackle unemployment and underemployment through diversification of the economy. The minister said the government was diverting attention from a mono-economy and promoting agriculture, solid minerals and outsources of revenue to drive the economy and ensure job creation through entrepreneurship. Speaking at…

PDP crisis: Stakeholders disagree on BoT resolution

• As ex-minister tasks Sheriff on reconciliation By Taiwo Amodu and Gyang Bere, Jos The Peoples Democratic Party is split on the resolution of its Board of Trustees (BoT) that the next convention should hold in Abuja. Chairman of the BoT, Senator Walid Jubrin, on Tuesday, disclosed its resolutions that the party’s next national convention be…

Experts predict chaos in 2019 elections

As Nigeria slides into the worst recession ever, and the 2019 transition just about two and half years away, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has warned there might be no elections considering INEC’s level of preparations. The former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission said this while he was addressing a towh hall meeting Wednesday during…

2019 elections may not hold — Odinkalu

With 2019 elections less than two and half years away, a former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi Odinkalu, on Wednesday raised the alarm over the level of preparation for the poll. Mr. Odinkalu, who was speaking in Abuja at a town hall meeting and presentation of the findings of a post- 2015…

2019 Elections May Not Hold – Prominent Lawyer

Chidi Odinkalu, a lawyer and former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission has raised an alarm over the level of preparation for the forthcoming 2019 polls. Mr. Odinkalu, who was speaking on Wednesday in Abuja at a town hall meeting and presentation of the findings of a post- 2015 elections research conducted by ActionAid…

Canada’s Conservative Party Woos Nigerian Ahead Of 2019 Polls

The Conservative Party of Canada has invited a Nigerian resident in Canada, Mr. Shola Abdulazeez Agboola, to assist in restructuring and revitalising the party ahead of the 2019 federal elections in the North American country. The Conservative Party, which lost majority of its House of Common seats to the Liberal Party, in October last year’s…

Outrage as Buhari, INEC Attempts to Secretly Cancel 2019 Presidential Election

The Former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Chidi Odinkalu, has expressed fears over the possibility of conducting the 2019 General Elections. The former NHRC boss, who was speaking in Abuja at a town hall meeting and presentation of the findings of a post- 2015 elections research conducted by ActionAid Nigeria, on Wednesday, August 31,…

The demon of inconclusive elections

Since the advent of the current administration at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), it has conducted about 137 elections, 70 of which are end of tenure elections, whilst 11 are bye-elections. However, more than 13 of these elections are inconclusive. Before November 2015, ‘’Inconclusive Elections’’ was strange to our election lexicon. This demon gained…

BRAEKING: Finally, Rousseff Impeached As Brazilian President

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – At last, the embattled Brazilian President Ms. Dilma Rousseff has been impeached by the Senate. The Senators voted Wednesday in support of allegation that she manipulated Brazil’s budget so as to be re-elected into the office in 2015. In all, 61 Senators voted in favour of Rousseff’s impeachment while 20…

APC Doing Everything Possible to Destabilize PDP – Emman­uel Agbo

Former chairman of Benue State chapter of the Peoples Demo­cratic Party, PDP, and top contender for the office of Deputy National Secretary in the botched convention of August 17, Dr. Emman­uel Agbo, has asserted that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was truly behind the crisis rocking the PDP. Agbo, who was also chairman of…

Nigerians Regret Voting for Buhari and APC – Former President of NANS

Spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State, Comrade Iniobong Ememobong has said that Nigerians are already regretting why they voted for President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Ememo­bong, a former National president of the Nigerian Association of Nigerian Students NANS, the great­est mistake committed by Nigerians since the country got her independence in…