2023: Northern Youth Leaders Insist On Transmission Of Electoral Results Electronically, Disagree With Southern Govs On Zoning

KADUNA/Nigeria: Rising from a three days stakeholders consultative tour of the Northern-East Zone, the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit results of subsequent elections electronically. In a statement signed by its National President, Comrade Eliot Afiyo, dated July 15, 2021 and made available to our correspondent, the group also viewed the Lagos declaration by the Southern Governors demanding for a Southern President in 2023 as a deliberate and intentional scheming to project the political interest of a few individuals against the…

Eze Calls Wike’s Comments On Appointment Of Universities Vice Chancellors A Tragic Irony

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Gov. Nyesom Wike, in his customary sense of foggy thinking, accompanied by disordered speech and hallucinations, has again leveled a bogus allegation against the Federal Government. This time, he accused the Buhari-led FG of appointing Vice Chancellors that will assist the government in rigging the 2023 general elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress. Speaking on July 6, 2021, at the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of a 9,200-capacity Convocation arena in University of Port Harcourt, financed by the Rivers State Government, Gov. Wike, in…

APC Chieftain Hails NUC Approval of State-Of-The-Art Medical College-King David University of Medical Sciences in Ebonyi State

ABAKALIKI/Nigeria: Nigeria may soon be saving billions of dollars annually from foreign health tourism which has almost become a norm among the elites who would hurriedly catch the next flight abroad, at the slightest manifestation of the commonest of ailments. Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress APC, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze said with the National Universities Commission, NUC accreditation of the 197th University, adjudged by analysts to be the blue chip in serenity amongst other institutions, situated in Uburu, Ebonyi State and built by the adminstration of Engr. David Nweze…

MEDIA CENSORSHIP: Standing In Solidarity With Journalists Should Be Everyone’s Business (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor “Let me say this. I will not be part of any bill that will seek to gag the press. I want to say it loud and clear, if that will be of any consolation. No bill will come to the floor of the House that seeks to gag the press because the press is supposed to be the voice of the people. “However, I hold very strongly to the view that there is press freedom and there is freedom of expression. They had always been there and…

VALEDICTORY SESSION: Ochor Wishes Rt. Hon Sam Obi Safe Journey

ASABA/Nigeria: The Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon Ochor Christopher Ochor has described the former Acting Governor, and Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, His Excellency, Rt. Hon Prince Sam Obi as a leader who was always there for him, and many others who had come in contact with him. According to him as a leader extra ordinary, who is always there to guide him through legislative activities in the state, and other state matters. He stated that though death is inevitable, his passing onto the world beyond is painful,…