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Don’t award doctorate like chieftaincy titles, Wike cautions varsities

Don’t award doctorate like chieftaincy titles, Wike cautions varsities

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has cautioned state varsities to stop indiscriminate conferment of doctoral degrees on all manner of questionable candidates and people of material influence. He stated this during the 33rd Convocation of the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, on Saturday. This is as he honoured a student living with disability, James...

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2023: Orji Kalu’s secret visit to Nnamdi Kanu empty positioning for political office, says Ejiofor

2023: Orji Kalu’s secret visit to Nnamdi Kanu empty positioning for political office, says Ejiofor

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday, said the desperation by politicians especially of Igbo extractions to visit the IPOB leader in the custody of the Department of State Services is to boost their selfish interest in the 2023 elections. He also described as...

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2023: Next Enugu Governor should come from Enugu East zone for equity, justice – Assembly

2023: Next Enugu Governor should come from Enugu East zone for equity, justice – Assembly

Members of a socio-political group, Enugu State Equity and Integrity Assembly have thrown their total weight behind the existing zoning arrangement for the governorship position in Enugu State.ADVERTISING The group, made up of people of Enugu West Senatorial Zone, disclosed their stance in a communiqué read by the coordinator, Mr. Gary Eneh at the end...

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Money laundering: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Ekiti gov, Fayose

Money laundering: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Ekiti gov, Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arraigned the former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, and his company, Spotless Limited before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos. Fayose and his company were re-arraigned on Thursday before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke on 11 counts bordering on money laundering and non-declaration of assets. The...

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Senator Jibrin’s campaign office set ablaze by Hoodlum.

Senator Jibrin’s campaign office set ablaze by Hoodlum.

ome hoodlums in their hundreds on Thursday set ablaze the Gubernatorial Campaign Office of one of the political opponent of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Sen. Barau Jibrin representing Kano north senatorial district. READ ALSO: ugwuanyi inspects Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium’s pitch in Enugu, set to make it international standard Some of the attackers were said to have...

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Fayemi tells appointees nursing gov ambition To resign before December 18. 

Fayemi tells appointees nursing gov ambition To resign before December 18. 

. Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday directed those serving in his government who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender their resignation latest by December 18.The directive was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, in Ado Ekiti, titled, “Ekiti 2022: Fayemi gives Dec....

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Why Buhari must be pressured to sign amended Electoral Act —Wike

Why Buhari must be pressured to sign amended Electoral Act —Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has charged the media to exert pressure on the President, Major GeneralMuhammadu Buhari (retd) to assent to the amended Electoral Act. The governor said it was important that the media should enlighten Nigerians to know why there should be electronic transmission of election results in order to save the nation’s...

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I’m disappointed in Kanu’s lawyer, says Orji Kalu

I’m disappointed in Kanu’s lawyer, says Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday described as false allegations that he broke the Department of State Service protocol when he visited the leader of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Monday. Kalu gave the explanation in a statement he personally signed and made available to...