April 13, 2021
  • April 13, 2021

Agitation for restructuring, succession legitimate but… ~Ameachi

by on March 26, 2021 0

The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that the growing clamour for restructuring and regional self-determination are legitimate, but noted that the country’s current difficulties are transient and can be resolved through active engagement of all stakeholders. He blamed the agitation on rising poverty arising from a downturn in the economy and...

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INEC to conduct online voter registration, targets more people

by on March 23, 2021 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it plans to conduct part of the voter registration exercise through online process while the biometric data capturing would take place at designated centres. According to the electoral body, the new initiative is expected to reduce overcrowding at the registration centres and minimise the cumbersome...

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No decision yet on zoning of presidential candidate ~PDP

by on March 19, 2021 0

Nigeria’s main opposition political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it is yet to decide on which geopolitical zone will produce its presidential candidate in the 2023 general election. PDP Committee on the Review of the 2019 General Elections led by Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed had recommended that the party should not...

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President Buhari commends Okonjo-Iweala, says she earned her new position at WTO

by on March 15, 2021 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday described the ascension of Nigeria’s former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) as well deserved. President Buhari who spoke while receiving the former managing director of the World Bank said despite the robust support Nigeria gave to her candidacy,...

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