By PAUL UWADIMA, In reaction to the ongoing constitution amendment by the National Assembly, the national chairman of Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Rev Olusegun Peters, has called for proportional representation as the solution to the problems created by winner-takes-all system that is presently in operation in the country. Speaking exclusively to...
BY AHURAKA ISAH AND SOLOMON AYADO, Senate yesterday after legislative firework confirmed eight out of the 12 Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) it screened on Wednesday in line with the letter of request by President Muhammadu Buhari to the upper legislative chamber earlier in the year. This is just as Senator Enyinnaya...
By MSUE AZA,Kaduna Former Minister of Steel, Dr. Paul Unongo, has emerged leader and convener of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). At a meeting of the forum in Abuja where the election to pick its executive members, Zangon Daura was also elected deputy leader of NEF, while former Vice Chancellor...
By Winifred Ogbebo, The coalition of Northern groups has written officially to the United Nations, asking it to intervene by invoking the relevant statutes to which Nigeria is a signatory to pronounce the Indigenous People of biafra (IPOB )  a terror group. Urging the international community to proscribe their activities and...
By Chibuzo Ukaibe, The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday declared that it has suspended action on the verification exercise for the recall of the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, following the court order which asked it to maintain status quo. The commission, while noting that it will...
BY Emeka Odom ..... there is no place within the FCT and environs that reminds anyone of life in the slums of Lagos more than the Mararaba-Nyanya corridor along Abuja-Keffi Road. It is an anarchic axis shared by the FCT Administration and the Nasarawa State government. Even before 5am, the...
It was a day of joy for the rural community of Rije in Kuje area council of the FCT, when Ajima Farms launched the biogas digester off-grid energy project, which provided the people whose community has never seen electricity with 20kws of biogas of electrification. Ruth Tene Natsa writes. Rije...