2019 elections: APC’s silent campaign for Buhari sets the pace

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari Massive underground maneuvers by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and top presidential aides to galvanise support for a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari have provided a headstart for the ruling party. While other political parties, particularly the main opposition platform, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are...

‘N4.6 billion lost to power sector system collapse in three days’

Electricity The system collapse experienced in the power sector between January 2 and 3, 2018 has cost the Federal Government more than N4.6billion revenue. Also, a total of 9,162.7 megawatts (MW) of power were not generated as a result of non-supply of gas to power generation companies (Gencos) from January 2 to 4 2018 due to the system collapse. The Guardian learnt...

Man flees kidnappers’ den after two weeks

A 47-year-old man, Philips Emekudu, resident of Okpanam community near Asaba in Delta State, on Thursday evening escaped from his abductors after two weeks in his kidnappers’ den. PHOTO: nairaland A 47-year-old man, Philips Emekudu, resident of Okpanam community near Asaba in Delta State, on Thursday evening escaped from his abductors after two weeks in his kidnappers’ den. It was gathered...

Lagos PDP, APC disagree over Ambode for 2019 polls

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has promised judicious implementation of the N1.046 trillion 2018 budget for Lagos State. During the yearly conference of the state chapter of the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), he solicited the support of the media in realising the mega city project, pledging that ongoing infrastructural projects would be completed on schedule. Represented by...

Suspected murderer nabbed in Benin 

Benin City, Edo State. PHOTO: getgripng.com The police in Edo State have confirmed the arrest of a suspected murderer whose motive behind the crime is yet to be ascertained. But commercial motorcyclists known as Okada riders operating in Egor local government and youths of the community had protested against the presence of a suspected den for rituals at a forest located...

After 53 days, abducted Catholic reverend sisters regain freedom

Three Catholic reverend sisters and three other females, who were kidnapped by gunmen in Edo State last November, have been released. The sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Convent in Iguoriakhi, Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State, abducted on November 14, 2017, regained their freedom after spending 53 days in the kidnappers’ den. It was learnt that one...

CAN consolidates with Mbaka’s prediction

President Muhammadu Buhari PHOTO: BAYO OMOBORIOWO The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) supported the Enugu-based Catholic priest, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka on his prediction that Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe was fit for the presidency. State Chairman of CAN, Reverend Ibrahim Jodi, who made this known yesterday while speaking with journalists in Gombe, decried the attempt by one Mohammed Jibrin Barde,...

Keep Date, Time & Venue Here is YOUTH AMBASSADORS FOR PROMOTION OF EDUCATION AND GOOD GOVERNANCE (YAPEGG) *2018* Programs Time Table.

Good Morning Nigerian Youths, Students & Stakeholders Keep Date, Time & Venue Here is YOUTH AMBASSADORS FOR PROMOTION OF EDUCATION AND GOOD GOVERNANCE (YAPEGG) *2018* Programs Time Table. (1) *First Program of the year 2018* Educational Empowerment Summit for Nigerian students in Delta State. *DATE:* Wed. 25th day of April, 2018. *TIME* 12:00Noon *VENUE:* Delta State College of Education, Asaba. *THEME:* Assisting The State Government of Delta in...

Nigerians may not support Buhari’s re-election, Northern youths warn

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. Photo: Reuters Say His Govt Has Impoverished Nigerians Northern youths, under the auspices of Arewa Youth Forum (AYF), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to have a second thought regarding his decision to vie for re-election next year, saying his government has impoverished Nigerians.They also expressed concerned over the escalation of communal attacks, killings and kidnappings, which they...

IGP says Benue massacre due to communal crisis with Nigerian herdsmen

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, yesterday linked the New Year gruesome massacre of over 20 persons in Guma and Logo Councils of Benue State to communal crisis between Nigerian herdsmen and farmers in the affected areas.  Fielding questions from State House Correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential...