The meeting of the merger committees of the parties that announced the formation of All Progressives Congress (APC) ended in a deadlock yesterday in Abuja. Chieftains of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC),
Daily Archives: February 14, 2013
As activists and eminent Nigerians converged in Lagos last Sunday to remember one of the Icons of democracy, Dr. Beko Ransome-Kuti, who died seven years ago, their common refrain was “convocation of Sovereign National Conference (SNC),” asserting that “that is only befitting honour that can be accorded the departed hero
The Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Diezani Allison Madueke, Professor Edmund Daukoru and other notable dignitaries drawn from the private sector would be steering the ship of the Bayelsa Development and Investment Corporation, (BDIC). The Board would be inaugurated today.
Pope Benedict’s elder brother, the Rev. Georg Ratzinger has given insight into why the coveted position of Catholic Pontiff may elude Africa as the Church begins the process of appointing a new pope. Much speculation has focused on whether Benedict’s successor might come from Africa or Latin America,
We have learnt from the errors of Lagos, and shall profiteer from its lessons and…
Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has turned the Super Eagles’ victory at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, into a launching pad to campaign for an executive position in the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
I do not consider it new. But the received feeling or impression out there is…
A move aimed at empowering people living in the oil producing states, while also enhancing industrial growth in the region through the creation of industrial parks, has been unveiled. The disclosure according to the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Content Development and
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed heartfelt appreciation to President Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR, for his excellent gestures to the Super Eagles for winning the Africa Cup of Nations trophy in South Africa on Sunday. At a presidential reception for the heroes, at State House,
Nri Kingdom, the age-long custodian of the Igbo customs and civilisation will on Saturday, February 23, confer titles on some prominent sons of the Igbo nation who have contributed to the Igbo nation and sacrificed personally for the preservation of the Igbo civilisation.