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Africa Must Prepare For Inevitability Global Food Crisis – AfDB President

Africa Must Prepare For Inevitability Global Food Crisis – AfDB President

African Development Bank Group President (www.AfDB.org) Dr Akinwumi Adesina says “Africa must prepare for the inevitability of a global food crisis.” He was speaking about Africa’s priorities, as a guest at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center on Friday. Fielding questions ...

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Governorship Zoning: We Can Pass The Ball Without Ethnic Injury

Governorship Zoning: We Can Pass The Ball Without Ethnic Injury

By Emmanuel Isangidoho The said MP Eseme Eyiboh’s political zoning formula as it concerns governorship’s office of Akwa Ibom state is a welcomed development. It is true that the cycle of zoning of gubernatorial office of Akwa Ibom State has ...

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Ntukekpo Set To Attend APC’S Nec Meeting With Other State Chairmen

Ntukekpo Set To Attend APC’S Nec Meeting With Other State Chairmen

By Thomas Thomas His Ebullience, High Chief Stephen Ntukekpo will attend the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Africa’s largest, strongest and dominating political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) tomorrow in Abuja. He is constitutionally invited as the ...

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20 Years After ICJ’s Ruling on Bakassi: Language Barrier Stalls Boundary Demarcation

20 Years After ICJ’s Ruling on Bakassi: Language Barrier Stalls Boundary Demarcation

Two decades after Nigeria ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon following a ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, Switzerland; the federal government has approached international experts for the interpretation of the ruling, particularly as it ...

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School Teachers Raped 50 Pupils In Four Months – FIDA

School Teachers Raped 50 Pupils In Four Months – FIDA

The International Federation of Women Lawyers has raised the alarm over the rise in cases of teachers sexually abusing their students in Rivers State. The Chairperson of FIDA in Rivers State, Adata Bio-Briggs, while speaking to journalists in Port Harcourt, ...

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Nigeria is broken, Kukah insists

Nigeria is broken, Kukah insists

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese Matthew Kukah yesterday criticised the Federal Government’s handling of security, saying it had broken the country. According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari had yet to realise that he could determine how the country could ...

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Section 84 (12) Of Electoral Act: Political Appointees In Limbo As Resignation Deadline Looms

Section 84 (12) Of Electoral Act: Political Appointees In Limbo As Resignation Deadline Looms

Political appointees at both the federal and state levels, who are seeking elective positions at the 2023 general election, are being forced to make the difficult decision of either resigning from office in line with the provisions of section 84 ...

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POPULATION CENSUS: FG Targets April 2023

POPULATION CENSUS: FG Targets April 2023

…Approves Pardon For 159 Inmates, Rejects 3 The Federal Government has said that it was targeting to hold a national population census in April 2023 after the general election. The chairman of the Nigeria Population Commission (NPC), Nasir Isa-Kwarra, disclosed ...

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Appeal Court to AGF, Ors: Don’t Frustrate Appeal Against Electoral Act Judgement

Appeal Court to AGF, Ors: Don’t Frustrate Appeal Against Electoral Act Judgement

The Court of Appeal has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN), the National Assembly and others to desist from taking steps capable of frustrating hearing in an appeal filed against judgement of a Federal High ...

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National Assembly Fights Malami Back, Appeals Electoral Act Judgment

National Assembly Fights Malami Back, Appeals Electoral Act Judgment

The National Assembly has begun moves to thwart the actions of some members of the federal executive who are bent on removing  Section 84(12) from the Electoral Act 2022. The PUNCH on Thursday gathered that the nation’s apex legislature had ...

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