Monthly Archives: March 2022

Nigeria’s Police Work Under Terrible Conditions: What Needs To Be Fixed

Nigeria must improve the welfare of its police officers. Adeyinka Yusuf/Getty Images Lanre Ikuteyijo, Obafemi Awolowo University Junior officers of the Nigeria Police Force are planning to embark on a strike in protest against poor welfare. The leadership of the force has denied that conditions are bad and warned against the strike action. Lanre Ikuteyijo, a police affairs expert, speaks ...

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Greater Govt, Private Sector Synergy Vital In Healthcare Reform – Osinbajo

There is a great need for synergy between government at all levels and the private sector so as to further improve access to healthcare services, especially for the vulnerable population, and ensure the general development of the nation’s primary healthcare system. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the National Primary Health Care Summit organized ...

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How Anambra Revenue Service Grew With New Technologies — Nzekwu

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Dr. David Nzekwu, the immediate past chairman of the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service, has recounted how the state revenue service  grew with new technologies under his watch. The immediate past AIRS boss, who spoke with our correspondent in Awka, said he was the longest serving chairman of the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service since the revenue ...

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APC Chairmanship: Longers Anyanwu Drums Support For Adamu Abdullahi

…describes him as best candidate to lead APC Renowned politician and prominent chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Longers Anyanwu, has expressed great confidence and total support for the Chairmanship bid of Senator Adamu Abdullahi in Saturday March 26 National Convention of the APC, describing him as the best candidate in the party for the job. Longers, ...

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Electoral Act: National Assembly Tackles Judge, Plans Appeal

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Wednesday in Abuja said his office would soon comply with the court order that he should expunge Section 84 (12) from the Electoral Act, 2022. This is just as the Senate and the House of Representatives separately condemned the court order and vowed to take immediate action on ...

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Peter Obi Embraced Politics Out Of Sacrifice — Babangida Aliyu

A former Governor of Niger State, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has stated that former Governor Peter Obi, an already accomplished corporate leader and successful businessman, went into politics to make society better. Aliyu made the remark when Obi paid a courtesy visit on the members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Minna, Niger State. The Former Niger State Governor added ...

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Juju Oath Of Political Godfathers

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Throwing one’s hat into the political ring in Nigeria is akin to wandering into the coven of witches and wizards. Anything can happen. People disappear. Ghosts appear to cast votes. Ballot boxes fly like scud missiles. Everything is possible and nothing is impossible. Nigerian political godfathers have carved the peculiar niche for administering fetish oaths on their ...

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Sanwo-Olu Launches Tech-Driven Lagos Ride Taxi Scheme, Rolls Out 1,000 Brand-New Cars

•Ride-hailing drivers embrace scheme, say all scepticism addressed A safe, comfortable and modernised taxi scheme has taken off in Lagos State, with the rollout of the first batch of 1,000 brand-new GAC-branded automobiles by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday. The scheme, codenamed “LAG RIDE”, was launched at a well-attended ceremony held at the State House in Alausa. The ride hailing ...

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Soludo Akwete Revolution Gains Momentum As PDP Governors Adorn The Locally Made Fabric

By Christian Aburime The revolution of patronising our locally made fabrics and products which Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Governor of Anambra State spearheaded has started yielding dividends. In their on-going PDP Governors’ meeting in Abia State, all the Governors who were at the meeting were seen all in the locally-woven Akwaete. All the Governors were looking splendid as they stepped ...

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2023: Peter Obi Set To Declare Presidential Ambition

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, is set to declare his intention to vie for the 2023 Presidency, according to one of his closest allies. “I can tell you on good authority that Obi will sooner than later declare his presidential ambition. He has almost concluded nationwide consultations and I can tell you that the signals are very ...

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