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CBS Appoints Andrew Hanlon as new Chief Executive Officer

(Press Release) Continental Broadcasting Service (CBS) Limited, owners of Television Continental (TVC) and Radio Continental (RC) has announced the appointment of Andrew Hanlon as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective mid February 2017. According to a statement by the Chairman of CBS Board of Directors, Mr. Kehinde Durosimi-Etti “Andrew, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland, comes on board with o ...

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Back In Federal High Court, APC Insists Tambuwal Validly Elected

In compliance with a Supreme Court order, the case challenging the emergence of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the April 2015 elections returned to the Federal High Court, with all parties making appearance before Justice F. Kolawole. Senator Umaru Dahiru is challenging the emergence of Tambuwal as APC’s candidate in an election the defendant eventually won and ...

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Buhari: The PR Disaster Continues By Isah Ismail

"...e be like say they want tell another story again o!... ...they want act another movie again o!..." Even though he pulled out of a nationwide protest he was going to lead in demanding good governance in Nigeria, the words above from a popular song by Afropop singer, Innocent Idibia (aka 2baba) is apt in describing the current situation in the country. We are all waiting for the story while watching the m ...

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UNICEF Calls for Collective Action to End Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

Abuja, 06 February 2017 – As the world marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation today, UNICEF calls on governments at all levels, civil society organisations, and traditional and religious leaders to join together and end the scourge of Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting in Nigeria.   Marking the Day, UNICEF Representative in Nigeria Mohamed Fall, stressed that “Every ...

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National Assembly and the Budget Process, By Emmanuel Ado

Before 1974, the United States Congress was faced with the same kind of situation confronting  the National Assembly- the refusal of President Richard Nixon to spend funds that Congress had approved for projects. The Congress in reaction created the Congressional Budget Office(CBO) and literally "sized" power by that very act from the Office of Management and Budget. In a way, Congress was helped by the Wat ...

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Multiple Accidents Along Kubwa Road: FCT Minister Regrets Loss Of Lives

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commiserated with the victims of the unfortunate multiple accidents that occurred this afternoon at Dutse-Alhaji Junction, along Murtala Muhammed Expressway (Kubwa Road), Abuja. A MAN-Diesel tipper had rammed into a Toyota Camry car which lost control and subsequently crushed stationery Commercial Motorcycles (Okada) besides the Public Service Institute on th ...

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National Assembly Holds Stakeholders Conference On Power

(Press Release) In line with its commitment to collaborate with the Executive to improve the power sector in Nigeria, the National Assembly will hold a high powered meeting with stakeholders in the power sector to brainstorm and come up with ideas to deliver improved power supply to Nigerians. The workshop, which will be a two day interactive session, will have lawmakers and players in the energy sector in ...

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Vodacom Chief Hails El-Rufai As ICT Partnership Is Unveiled

  Kaduna State Government and telecoms giant Vodacom today announced an ICT for development initiative. The goal of this partnership is to support mass service delivery in healthcare, education and agriculture through the deployment of tailored ICT solutions to promote greater efficiency in each sector. The new partnership was unveiled in Kaduna Monday at a joint press briefing by Malam Nasir El-Rufai, ...

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Buhari’s Health: I’m Not Under Pressure To Resign – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has dismissed insinuations that he was under pressure to resign in the wake of anxiety over the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari. Prof. Osinbajo gave opened up on the matter on Monday when State House correspondents approached him for a chat shortly after his telephone conversation with the president. He said ``I was voted for by the people of this nation, mys ...

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Southern Kaduna: Journalist Charged To Court Over False Story On Killing Of Five Students

A journalist has been arraigned before a magistrate court in Kaduna on charges of falsifying a report on 24th January, 2017, that five students of Kaduna State College of Education were killed by Fulani herdsmen in Southern Kaduna. The journalist, Mr. Luka Binniyat was interrogated on Monday by operatives of Department of State Services (DSS) before he was further handed over to the Police. A security sourc ...

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Nigeria’s Acting President Replies Protesters: ‘We Hear You, Loud and Clear’

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has  taken an unusual step of replying Nigerians who took to the streets  Monday to protest against the difficulties in the country. “We hear you loud and clear, those who are on the streets protesting the economic situation and even those who are are not, but feel the pain of economic hardship. We hear you loud and clear. You deserve a decent life and and we are wor ...

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#IStandWithNigeria Statement: Nigerians Speak In One Voice, (Govt) Has Failed to Deliver On Promises

This is the front of Aso Rock, Abuja. Nigerians are not Joking, we have been silent for long, enough is enough #IStandWithNigeria pic.twitter.com/PDGzS8r3ES— #IStandWithNigeria (@YemieFash) February 6, 2017   February 6, 201 Prof YemiOsinbajo, SAN Acting President & Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Federal Republic of Nigeria Presidential Villa Abuja Nigerians Speak in One Voice That Th ...

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