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APC appoints Uzodinma, Omo-Agege, 22 govs to lead Anambra campaign

Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma as chairman, National Campaign Committee. He is to lead 22 other governors to campaign for the party and its candidates. Other party leaders in the national campaign team include the Deputy...

BREAKING: PDP PLAINTIFF DENIES SUIT SEEKING TO UNSEAT BUNI

The Yobe State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Ambassador Umar Ilya Damagum has denied knowledge of any court process allegedly instituted with the aim of sacking the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni from office. Statement from Ambassador Damagum In...

Dr Mustapha Yaro: Unmasking a Quintessential Medical Practitioner

By Solomon Semaka Many Nigerians may not have heard or known that there is a National Ear Care Centre in Kaduna, Nigeria. The centre which was established in 1999 is the only specialist hospital in Nigeria for the diagnosis, treatment and research into the ear, nose and throat (ENT) speciality.

Airports: Sirika harps on concession, assures job protection in FAAN

Minister of Aviation, Hadi  Sirika, has made a case for Public- Private Partnership (PPP) in managing Nigerian international airports. This strategy the Minister said is in order to modernise and standardise the operation and management of the airports. Sirika made this plea during his presentation in a zoom meeting...

Group adopt House of Reps Resolution on NEDC

… urge agency to uphold transparency No fewer than 21 civil society organisations have adopted the resolution of the House of Representatives on the North East Development Commission (NEDC). The CSOs under the auspices of the Coalition of Human Rights Groups and Independent Monitors, therefore, urged the commission to sustainin...

Insecurity: Group warns Amnesty International, NGOs against demoralizing troops

The Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC) has cautioned Amnesty International and other non-governmental organisations in the country against attempts to distract and undermine the troops in the frontline. According to the group, the allegation of excessive use of force by security agents in the South-East is another scheme targeted at dampening the morale...

Understanding House of Reps transparency verdict on NEDC

By Michael Attah Three weeks today; precisely, it’s more than three clear weeks, after the House of Representatives gave its verdict of a clean bill of health to the management of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), over alleged financial heist at the commission involving a whopping sum of N100 billion.

Amnesty International: When Human Rights Campaign is Misplaced

By Israel Abiodun Like a half-drunk arousing from a stupor, Amnesty International is finally exiting a self-inflicted reverie by returning to the trenches against the Nigerian state and the institutions entrusted with maintaining the country’s sovereignty, law enforcement and military agencies. It is an assignment at which it failed in the past...

Re-NYSC Scheme’s Relevance To Nigeria

By Ernest Adadu Certain arguments are really silly, by its immaturity, dulled by its fluid contents, meaningless and devalued by the writer’s creative disingenuousness. It’s the subject of the rejoinder as captioned in the heading of the analysis published on July 31, 2021, concerning the NYSC scheme. Perhaps still, some analyses...

On Matthew Page’s Fraudulent Defence of Foreign Organizations in Nigeria

By Philip Agbese Still on the research paper titled, “Fake Civil Society: The Rise of Pro-Government NGOs in Nigeria,” written by a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (CEIP), scholar, Mr. Matthew T.Page. I promised to examine another dimension of the issues I still find germane for interrogation in the piece....

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