News

TRCN Bemoans Teachers’ Neglect In Nigeria

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) has bemoaned what it described as gross neglect of teachers across the country by the powers that be. It said it was a major challenge to the teaching profession in the country as teachers’ welfare was treated with levity and complacence. Disclosing this at the induction ceremony of the graduating ...

Read More »

Ambode Okays Competition To Boost Reading Culture

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the LagosReads Competition geared towards improving the reading culture among Lagos residents. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, in a statement on Thursday to announce the “Books-of-the-month” for August, said the state-wide competition, which is an initiative of the Lagos State Library Board would hold its maiden edition ...

Read More »

Ambode, Gowon, Others Celebrate Akintola Williams At 99

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, and his Ogun State counterpart, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Thursday led other eminent Nigerians to celebrate the first African to qualify as a chartered accountant, Chief Akintola Williams, who clocked 99, describing him as a true Nigerian who worked assiduously to lift up the country. Speaking to reporters at a special birthday reception held ...

Read More »

Bukola Saraki Not Fit For Senate Presidency, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is not fit to be the Senate President. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena, the ruling party noted that in every democratic country, the position of the Senate President is one of the highest political offices one can attain. The party added “It ...

Read More »

Tinubu Alleges Plan To Impeach Buhari

Sen. Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that some members of the National Assembly were planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. But he warned the plotters to drop their sinister move because it is not “possible for a lizard to wrestle an antelope’’. Tinubu spoke on Wednesday at the formal defection of ex-senate ...

Read More »

My Defection To APC In National Interest – Akpabio

Former Senate Minority Leader, Obong Godswill Akpabio, says his decision to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) was in national interest. Akpabio, the former Governor of Akwa Ibom, stated this at a grand rally in Ikot Ekpene on Wednesday where he formerly declared for the APC. He said that the nationalist instinct in ...

Read More »

I Deserve Second Term In Office, Says Anambra Lawmaker, Ibuzo

The lawmaker representing Onitsha-North 2 Constituency, Hon Edward Ibuzo, says he deserves a second term in office. Below is the full text of his account of stewardship: My good people of Onisha-North 2 state constituency, it is a thing of joy and jubilation that we all have gathered here today to witness my solemn declaration to contest for a second ...

Read More »

BREAKING: Nigerians Won’t Accept ‘Gangsterism’, Saraki Declares At World Press Conference

Senate President Bukola Saraki has condemned Tuesday’s siege laid by the operatives of the Department of State Services to the National Assembly saying it’s “an assault on democracy.” Addressing a World Press Conference in Abuja on Wednesday, Saraki said, “It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National ...

Read More »

BREAKING: Court Dismisses Suit Seeking To Stop Adeleke As Osun PDP Gov Candidate

An Osun State High Court presided over by Justice David Oladimeji, has dismissed the suit seeking to stop Senator Ademola Adeleke as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 22 election. The Punch reports that Justice Oladimeji dismissed the suit in the ruling he delivered on Wednesday. Two members of the PDP: Rasheed Olabayo and Idowu ...

Read More »