We are not on strike – Kogi Doctors

We are not on strike – Kogi Doctors

Bayo Oyewale,Lokoja The Nigerian Medical Association, (NMA)Kogi State Chapter has assured the people of the state that doctors are not on strike and would be available for consultation in all the health facilities in the State. This was contained in a statement signed by the State Chairman of the Association, Dr. Godwin Atayi copy of […]

Melania Trump hospitalized for ‘benign’ kidney condition

Melania Trump hospitalized for ‘benign’ kidney condition

President Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump, has been treated for what was described as a benign kidney condition, the first lady’s office said Monday. Zachary Goelman reports. First lady Melania Trump is in hospital and is expected to remain there for the rest of the week. Her office on Monday (May 14) said Ms. Trump underwent an embolization procedure at […]

Senate’s appeal can’t stop my from resuming my office at the Senate, says Omo-Agege

Senate’s appeal can’t stop my from resuming my office at the Senate, says Omo-Agege

Chris Steven, Abuja Ovie Omo-Agege, suspended senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly says that the appeal filed by the Senate against the Federal High Court’s judgment nullifying his suspension will not stop him from resuming his legislative duties. Omo-Agege said the Senate and its President, Bukola Saraki, have only applied for […]

Benue, Ortom and Governance Failure

Benue, Ortom and Governance Failure

By Ali Agada Certainly, Nigerians now know there is a serious leadership deficit in Benue state. Since Governor Samuel Ortom assumed the mantle of leadership of this agrarian state in May 2015, peace and progress have eluded the 42-year old state very pathetically. Whether it is by fate, ill-luck or design, what is incontestable is […]

$320 recovered Abacha loot will be spent to support the poor- FG

$320 recovered Abacha loot will be spent to support the poor- FG

Chris Steven, Abuja The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja announced that $320m stolen funds by late Sani Abacha, former of State, would be spent on the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme of the administration to support the poor. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this on Monday while declaring open the 8th Commonwealth Conference of Anti-Corruption Agencies […]

SERAP asks UN to compel Buhari to obey court rulings

SERAP asks UN to compel Buhari to obey court rulings

Chris Steven, Abuja The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to the United Nations Organisation (UNO) to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to end persistent disobedience of court rulings and orders and uphold the Nigerian Constitution 1999 (as amended. The organization also wants the UN to compel the President to honour […]

Kogi APC LG Congress peaceful, Free, Fair – Gov’s Aide

Kogi APC LG Congress peaceful, Free, Fair – Gov’s Aide

Bayo Oyewale ,Lokoja The Special Adviser to the Kogi State Governor, Honourable Abubakar Ohere has described the Local Government congress of All Progressive Congress as peaceful and successful. Ohere who disclosed this while speaking at Lafia street, Okene,   the venue of the congress,stated that the conduct was devoid of violence . He noted that with […]

#BringBackOurGirls “Sect” And Another Show Of Shame

#BringBackOurGirls “Sect” And Another Show Of Shame

By Anthony Kolawole There is no doubt that  Nigerians are interesting and enterprising people who can make use of any situation for either humour or mischief. What you get doesn’t depend on the situation alone but the characters that chose to play the typical Nigerian role. I feel some Nigerians sleep and only dream of  […]

Land Grabbing and Human Rights Violations: ERA charge Edo State Govt To Checkmate Okomu Oil, others

Land Grabbing and Human Rights Violations: ERA charge Edo State Govt To Checkmate Okomu Oil, others

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Executive Director of the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria(ERA/FoEN), Godwin Uyi Ojo, has called on the Edo State Government to establish a Town Hall Conflict Resolution mechanism to promote dialogue and redress the impact of land grabbing, environmental degradation, social impacts and human rights violations of the people of the […]

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