By Tunde Oguntola, The federal government has announced its readiness to roll out the Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in all the six geo-political zones in the country in the next few weeks, as a practical demonstration of its commitment to the project. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji...
…As sacked agencies still operate illegally By YUSUF BABALOLA, After 30 days of signing the Executive Order by the Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in which 24-hour ports operations should have commenced at the nation’s seaports, there are strong indications that the Order is yet to take effect at the nation’s ...
By Yahya Sarki, kebbi The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kebbi has flagged off its local government election campaign with the opposition parties in the state, especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), declaring support for the ruling party. The event took place at the Haliru Abdu Stadium in Birnin Kebbi ahead...
BY SAM EGWU, Lokoja Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has commended workers in the state for their patience and commitments  saying  the worse days are over and better days  are here for salary payment in the state. The governor who stated this yesterday in Lokoja, also promised that workers in the...
By YUSUF BABALOLA, Lagos The federal government of Nigeria realised a whopping $2 billion (N611 billion) as revenue from the operations of the Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone through the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) within the last six years. Managing director of Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA), Mr....
BY EMMANUEL  MGBEAHURUIKE, Owerri The Inspector - General of Police ( IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has said that the major challenge confronting the Nigeria Police Force in executing its constitutional responsibility of effectively policing the country is the paucity of funds, as the annual budgetary allocation for the force is grossly...
By MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA, A former Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Samuel Omotunde Ilori has dismissed as ridiculous, untenable and contemptuous the refusal by Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to swear in Hon Bassey Etim as senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District in the upper chamber of...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the federal government will do everything within its power to defend and uphold Nigeria’s Sovereignty as enshrined in the constitution. He stated this when he met with leaders of thought from the Southeastern part of the country in continuation of...
By MSUE AZA, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday fired back at the Senate, declaring that Ibrahim Magu remains acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and cannot be removed by anybody. The declaration was an apparent response to the lawmakers who had on Tuesday warned that any further...
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja  The National Assembly has perfected plans to create an Electoral Offences Commission in the ongoing constitution amendment, LEADERSHIP Weekend can authoritatively reveal. It has also concluded plans to empower the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with constitutional power to de-register a political party. This is contained in a...