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South African Government Committed To Land Reform – Official

South African Government Committed To Land Reform – Official

  Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land for the betterment of their lives and the growth of the economy. This is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who led a land restitution ceremony on Sunday. He handed over 4 586 hectares of land to […]

PDP Rejects Travel Ban On 50 High-Profile Nigerians

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the placement of travelling restrictions on 50 high-profile Nigerians. The party gave the rejection in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Saturday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan described the restriction as a ‘draconian step’ clearly targeted at members of the opposition parties, business […]

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Nigeria 2019: Titi Abubakar Urges Women To Vote Credible Candidates

  Titi Abubakar, wife of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday urged women to vote for credible leaders in the 2019 general elections. Abubakar, who is also the founder of Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation(WOTCLEF), said this while speaking at the 2018 Diocesan Women Conference of the Church of […]

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Nigeria 2019: PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Picks Peter Obi As Running Mate

  The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has picked the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, as his running mate for the 2019 presidential election. This is disclosed in a statement issued by the Director General, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCO), Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Friday in Abuja. […]

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Nigeria: Battle For The Soul Of Benue, Revealing Extent Of State’s Backwardness

  By Ogbaniko Onunugoga There is no gainsaying that Benue State is currently embroiled in a war of supremacy sweeping through the state arising from the rift between Governor Samuel Ortom and Senator George Akume, a former governor of the state, known as his godfather. The obvious crack in the relationship between the two political […]

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Nigeria’s National Assembly Comes Alive As Lawmakers Resume Plenary

  The National Assembly came alive again on Tuesday following resumption of plenary by the lawmaker after about ten weeks recess . The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the premises of the Assembly was busy with lawmakers and national assembly workers seen going about their businesses. Visitors were equally seen thronging the premises, […]

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Nigeria: Speaker Dogara Says No Threat To 2019 Election Funds

  Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that contrary to speculations, funding for the 2019 general elections is not under any threat. He said there is already a provision to take care of such contingencies that may arise in the Service Wide Votes. The Speaker who was speaking with journalists at […]

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Nigeria 2019: PDP Attributes Presidential Primary Success To Adherence To Democratic Rules, Transparency, Fairness

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that the success of it’s just-concluded presidential primary election had demonstrated it’s strict adherence to democratic rules, principles of transparency and fairness. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar won the PDP Presidential ticket with 1532 votes to defeat other contestants including […]

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