Political parties will conduct their primaries to nominate candidates for the elections between August 24 and September 8. The post INEC to conduct six senatorial bye-elections, others on October 31 appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Makinde, has sacked his Commissioner for Works, Infrastructure, and Transport, Professor Raphael Afonja. A letter by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, said the termination was immediate. Titled “Termination of appointment”, it directed him to hand over all the government items in his possession to the […]
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has suspended three of its members from all activities of the house for nine months. The Assembly also reprimanded five other members, who were directed to apologise to the assembly in writing and publish the apology in a national daily within a week. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]
A 65-year-old man, Ahmadu Garba, and two others were on Monday paraded by the police for r*ping an 11-year-old girl in Taraba State. Names of the two others were given as Abubakar Bala, 37, and Suleiman Ahmadu, during the parade in Jalingo, the state capital. Garba, was reported to have kidnapped the victim, kept […]
An achievements infographic of the AGRA programme. Source: agra.org. By Agbonkhese Oboh Rising from a webinar on AGRA’s Failed Promises: Liberating our Agriculture, Health of Mother Earth Foundation, HOMEF; African Faith and Justice Network, AFJN; Navdanya International, and the Institute for Research and Promotion of Alternative Development, IRPAD, have declared that the Alliance for a […]
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kaduna State chapter, on Monday, lifted the suspension on Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi and six other top members of the party. The announcement was contained in a statement issued in Kaduna by Felix Hyat, the party’s Caretaker Committee Chairman. “The suspension imposed on Sen. Hunkuyi, Dr. Matoh Dogara and Hon. Ibrahim […]
By Bose Adelaja A yet-to-be-identified passenger was Monday, roasted to death while many other passengers sustained varying degrees of injuries, when a commercial bus with number plate LSD-715XV, suddenly went up in flames on the Ogun State axis of Lagos/Ibadan Expressway. The incident occurred in the evening, on the Long Bridge, inward Arepo. However, the […]
Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the PDP Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship election, Nyesom Wike, has alleged plans from some quarters to scuttle the Edo State Governorship election on September 7 in a desperate effort to remove Governor Godwin Obaseki from Office. Governor Wike said this while briefing newsmen at […]
Northern governors …Buhari seeks support of traditional leaders …Sen. Kwari asks security agents to stop killings in Southern Kaduna …Buhari should meet leaders, elders of S/Kaduna, says Shehu Sani …CAN declares one month prayers against S/Kaduna killings By Henry Umoru, Ndahi Marama, Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Ibrahim HassanWuyo North East governors weekend pleaded with the Federal […]
Sequel to the federal government’s Executive Order 5 on local content production, the Nigerian Air Force leveraged on the sequence and has over the years, embarked on massive research and development initiatives in collaboration with local industries, TARKAA DAVID reports. The military has been known for championing developments world over ranging from technology to clothing […]