By Omeiza Ajayi
ABUJA: A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has faulted Friday’s judgement of the Kano Election Petition Tribunal which reportedly annulled the election of the member representing Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Shamsudeen Dambazau on the grounds that neither the lawmaker nor his party, the All Progressives Congress APC had any case before the tribunal.
The tribunal had allegedly ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, to issue a certificate of return to Surajo Kanawa, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the election.
Reacting to an online report of the judgment, the APC … >>> Read Full Story
•Corporation insists ruptured line won’t affect power production
•Says it would be fixed in 3 days
Chineme Okafor in Abuja and Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City
The volume of electricity produced by power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria and supplied to homes and offices in the country yesterday dropped to 2, 472 megawatts (MW), from 3, 620MW the previous day, data from the Advisory Power Team in the Office of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has revealed. This is as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) stated that power production by the Gencos would not be affected by an oil pipeline burst, which occurred … >>> Read Full Story
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has told the Federal Government to jettison the planned RUGA scheme, saying the association was opposed to the implementation of the programme anywhere in Nigeria.
On May 21, the Federal Government approved what it termed the RUGA settlement scheme, to curb open grazing of animals nationwide.
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RUGA entails the settlement of animals by farmers in an organised place with the provision of necessary amenities.
The President of CAN, Pastor Samson Ayokunle, announced the position of the association at a church leaders’ summit in Lagos … >>> Read Full Story
With Reno Omokri
Two West African leaders went to Japan last week. Two of them lobbied Toyota to invest in their nations. But Toyota chose to invest in Ghana and snub Nigeria. Why? After all, Nigeria has a greater market than Ghana with her by far larger population. But what is in a HEAD is more important than the SIZE of the HEAD.
Toyota snubbed General Buhari of Nigeria and signed with Ghana for a reason. Only a fool agrees to invest in a country whose President makes CRIMINALS his MINISTERS and makes ACTIVISTS who protest against this him PRISONERS. You can’t be LIFELESS in … >>> Read Full Story
By Pastor Oloruntimilehin Joshua Daramola
WHY do people allow their problems to overwhelm them? What they need to do is to keep on trying to overcome the problems. Brethren, I want to know that if someone allows problems to overwhelm him or her, the person can never be delivered of the problems.
How do you identify people who allow their problems to weigh them down? They are the people that magnify the problem confronting them. They carry their problems on their heads as load. On their faces, one can see they are immensely troubled; and they actually want to tell whoever cares to know that … >>> Read Full Story
In this interview with select journalists in Abuja, a former governorship aspirant and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Tonye Princewill, spoke about some of the intrigues that affected the fortunes of the party in the state and other sundry issues. Shola Oyeyipo brings the excerpt
After the 2019 elections where the APC was excluded in Rivers State, are there efforts to carry out a comprehensive reconciliation among members and where does the party stand ahead of 2023?
Anybody who wants to win wants peace especially, anyone who is not blinded by ambition. I know peace efforts were made before … >>> Read Full Story
Malam Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has debunked reports of an explosion on the Abura Crude Trunk line, operated by the Corporation.
Kyari, new GMD NNPC
This was contained in a statement signed by NNPC spokesperson, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, on Saturday in Abuja.
Ughamadu said Kyari faulted the reports shortly after teeing off the 2019 NNPC Upstream Golf Tournament in Benin City.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that there were alleged media reports that the pipeline, situated at Otu-Jeremi town in Ughelli, Delta, was engulfed in flames.
The facility is NNPC’s Upstream subsidiary, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum … >>> Read Full Story