Monthly Archives: March 2019

It’s Not True To Say Obiano Has Done Nothing — Anambra Monarch 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The traditional ruler of Umueri kingdom in Anambra-East local government area of Anambra state, His Royal Majesty Sir Benneth Izuchukwu Emeka Okebo II, says those saying that Governor Willie Obiano has done nothing in the last five years are only being economical with the truth. He said anyone who held such opinion about the governor was not ...

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Dilapidated Nation And Her Decrepit Education System

By Erasmus Ikhide The axiom which designates readers as leaders can’t be more sacrosanct in the face of dubious governmentality in Nigeria. It further explains why supersonic nations that have made education basic, compulsory and criminalized illiteracy are zooming into the moon and making heaven on earth for themselves and the unborn generations why backward looking nations like ours are ...

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Ganduje Claws Back To Life, Wins In Kano

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje has clawed back from the jaw of death to win re-election in Kano State, overcoming the main challenger, Abba Kabir-Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party by 8982 votes, after the supplementary elections held on Saturday. According to the result announced by the returning officer, Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress polled 1,033,695 votes while Kabir-Yusuf got 1,024,713 ...

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Atiku Congratulates Tambuwal, Ortom, Expresses Solidarity With Kano, Bauchi People

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, says victories of the candidates of the PDP in both Sokoto and Benue states is an acknowledgement from the Nigerian people that it is the only truly national party in Nigeria. Atiku, while congratulating  Governor Aminu Tambuwal on his re-election, assures the good people ...

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Anambra Moves To Block IGR Leakages 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Recently Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state gave a marching order to all his cabinet members to return to work or risk their appointments, as the elections were over and done with. The said directive was informed by the urgent need to increase the state internally generated revenue to enable government to sustain the tempo of its ...

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Reptiles, Rodents Take Over Umueri General Hospital In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Patients and health workers at the Umueri General Hospital, Anambra-east Local Government Area are set to flee the area following the threat of wild reptiles to human life in the area. The hospital which was reconstructed and given a facelift by the then Anambra State Governor Mr. Peter Obi to the tune of over twenty-five Million naira ...

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Bauchi Poll: PDP’s Bala Increases Lead Over APC Governor

The Bauchi state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Bala Mohammed, has increased the margin of his lead in the election. Mohammed garnered 6,376 votes in the just concluded re-run election, as against 5,117 votes scored by  incumbent governor Mohammed Abdullahi of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Result of the re-run was announced in Bauchi on Sunday ...

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Tambuwal Of Sokoto Wins Re-Election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday survived the tough challenge of Ahmed Aliyu and his godfather Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress to win re-election for a second term. Although he lost in the collated result for 35 polling units in Kebbe LGA, he was able to edge his opponent, his former deputy, by retaining the ...

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UNIZIK Not Citadel Of Jamboree, Says VC 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Vice Chancellor Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra State Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku has cautioned new students of the institution against sexual inducements, cultism, sorting, examination malpractices and a host of other vices inimical to their aspirations in the university. The Vice Chancellor who gave the caution at the 2018/2019  matriculation ceremony of the university held at ...

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INEC Halts Collation Of Kano Election Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission halted the collation of the supplementary governorship election in Kano Saturday as the results from two local governments failed to arrive. The councils are Nasarawa and Kibiya. INEC said the collation will resume at 8am on Sunday. Results from 21 local councils have been collated already and it saw the incumbent Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of ...

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