Governors forum gang-up against LG autonomy ― NULGE

*Directs members to vote out govs who refuse autonomy As the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) celebrate its 40th Anniversary today, it has lamented that the state governors; under the Nigeria Governors Forum; ganged-up against the passage of Local Government autonomy Bill into law. Addressing the media yesterday on the 40th Anniversary of the Union in Abuja, President of NULGE, Comrade Ibrahim Khaleel, regretted that the Governors Forum was doing everything to truncate the people’s will concerning local government autonomy. Khaleel said the union had issued a directive…

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PRESS RELEASE Atiku To Buhari: Sign Electoral Act Amendment Into Law

If you Are Really Interested In The Conduct Of Free, Fair and credible Elections The Presidential candidate of the PDP and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law, the Electoral Act amendment which is on his desk, if he is really interested in the conduct of free, fair and credible elections. Speaking at the inauguration of his Presidential Campaign Council on Thursday in Abuja, Atiku said that signing the Electoral Act Amendment into law was necessary because elections were governed…

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Senate passes bills to establish polytechnic in Daura, Kwale, FCE Usugbenu-Irrua, others

The Senate today passed several bills for the establishment of 10 federal institutions across the country. President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown of Daura is among the locations for the new institutions. The passage of the bills followed the consideration of reports presented by the Chairman Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Barau Jibrin (APC, Kano). The ten institutions are made up of five Polytechnics, two Universities, two Colleges of Education, and one Institute. The Polytechnics are: Federal Polytechnic Daura (Katsina State), Federal Polytechnic Kabo (Kano State), Federal Polytechnic Ikom…

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PRESS RELEASE ON THE ATTACK ON 157 TASK FORCE BATTALION DEFENSIVE LOCATION AT METELE IN GUZAMALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BORNO STATE

1. The attention of the NA has been drawn to several social media, print, electronic and online publications about the recent attack on 157 Task Force Battalion at Metele. Whilst it is true that there was an attack on the location on 18 November 2018, it has however, become necessary to correct several misinformation being circulated with regards to this unfortunate event. 2. It is important for the public to note that the NA has laid down procedures for reporting incidents that involve its personnel who fall casualty in action.…

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THE_ATIKU_PLAN: THE COMPLETE SPEECH IN TEXT*

BY HIS EXCELLENCY ATIKU ABUBAKAR“` Today, I am formally presenting myself to you as the presidential candidate of not just the PDP, but of the hopes and aspirations of all Nigerians. The most important question in this election is: “Are you better off than you were four years ago? Are we richer or poorer?” That is why our primary focus is on getting Nigeria working again. I am strongly of the view that I am just one Nigerian and one Nigerian cannot be as wise as all Nigerians. That is…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI HAILS SUPER EAGLES FOR AFCON 2019 QUALIFICATION

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the score draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg Saturday. The President joins millions of football-loving Nigerians in commending the team for their spirited and disciplined performance against a very formidable opponent which earned them qualification with the final match against Seychelles a mere formality. Having keenly followed the senior national football team’s progress in the qualifying stages, President Buhari is enthused by…

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Final burial arrangment for Chief Tony Anenih

. *CELEBRATION OF LIFE* (Exit of Patriarch) *CHIEF TONY A. ANENIH* FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS 1: *REQUIEM MASS AND TRIBUTES* *DATE:* Teusday November 27th 2018. *VENUE:*: National Ecumenical Centre, Opposite CBN Headquarters, Central Business District, Abuja – Nigeria. *TIME:* 5:00p.m, Nigeria Time. 2: *LYING-IN-STATE, VIGIL MASS AND TRIBUTES*. *DATE:* Friday November 30th 2018. *VENUE:* University of Benin Sport Complex, Ugbowo – Benin City, Edo State – Nigeria. *TIME:*. 2:00p.m Nigeria Time. 3: *FUNERAL MASS* *DATE:* Saturday December 1st 2018. *VENUE:* St. Anthony Catholic Cathedra Church, Uromi – Esan North East LGA –…

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PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar To Kick-start Campaign With ‘People’s Policy Launch’ On Monday

PRESS RELEASE Abuja, Nigeria, 17 November, 2018: The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will kick-start his campaign for president in the 2019 election through an address to the Nigerian people on Facebook at 12 noon on Monday where he will launch his policy document. In his address the PDP presidential candidate will present his vision for Nigeria and his action plan to achieve it as encapsulated in his policy document. The document will promptly be uploaded on his website…

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ANEBI’S SPECTACULAR TRANSFORMATION AMIDST DAUNTING CHALLENGES AT FFS

BY OMOBA KENNETH AIGBEGBELE According to Benjamin Franklin, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” Code enforcement simply ensures that everyone exercise their ounce of prevention. The name of the Lagos Police Fire Brigade was changed by the legislation in 1964 to the Federal Fire Service (FFS).In 2007, the Federal Government transferred the agency from the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development to the Ministry of Interior and since then the story had never being the same again. Since December 2014, when Engr. Joseph Garba Anebi…

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Security frisk Atiku. *as he returns to country

By Emmanuel Iriogbe True to its recommendation for security agencies to probe and search the Peoples Democratic Party’s, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and his entourage to Dubai, security thoroughly searched Atiku on his return to the country in the early hours of today. Atiku who returned around 1:30am, was searched by a special security squad comprising the Army, Police, Custom and Immigration officers allegedly deployed by the presidency. Penpushers gathered that during the search video recording gadgets and other devices were used to record the search but nothing implicative…

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