By Janet Bassey (Governance Reporter)
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, in Abuja, restated the need for the international community to collectively and frontally confront the COVID-19 pandemic and other common challenges affecting the globe.
By Eze Jude O
Nigerians had endured series of untold economic hardships since the inception of this regime, but none has been as excruciating as the policy a month ago, that reviewed petroleum prices and power tarrif upwards.
By Sylvester Asoya
Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe still inspires a feeling of great admiration and love in Atani, his hometown in Anambra State. In fact, Osadebe is still loved and missed by many who benefitted from his kindness; that is why his generosity still echoes through the entire community. Nothing less than fond memories fit the larger-than-life image of this highlife maestro from appreciative people who remember him every day. As the Ezeafulukwe of Atani, a lot rested on Osadebe’s shoulders during his earthly journey.
By Micheal Jegede
The fresh agitation and quest for power to shift to Benue South, one of the three senatorial districts in Benue State, popularly known as Zone C, appear to be gathering momentum as the 2023 General Election is gradually drawing closer.
By Celestine Okafor (Editor-in-Chief)@CeleOkaf11
Renowned Politician and Nigeria's former Presidential hopeful, Chief Chekwas Okoro, has lambasted prominent Yoruba politician, Senator Anthony Adefuye, for what he viewed as his illogical comments recently, claiming that the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is actually of Igbo origin and not Yoruba.
By Valentine Nnamani (Enugu Correspondent)
Ahead of the 2023 general election, Igbos of the South East Nigeria, have commenced an early campaign for the actualization of their quest for an Igboman president of Nigeria.
By Uchenna Okolie, Maiduguri
An Elderstatesman and Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Borno state, Alhaji Ahmed Ashemi, has described the clamour for power shift to the South East Nigeria as a panacea to bringing stability and peace to the nation.
By Mahmoud Dogara (Bauchi State Correspondent)
A group under the auspices of the North East Foundation for Good Governance in Nigeria (NEFGGlN) has endorsed the former governor of Imo State and current senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, for president in 2023.
By Gloria Acholonu (Imo State Correspondent)
Worried by a seeming growing political alienation of the Igbos of the South-East Nigeria in the current mainstream Nigerian politics, Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has appealed to the South-East geopolitical zone to be deliberate about making the zone relevant again at the national level of Nigeria's politics.
By Desmond Ukandu (Group Politics Editor)
As the fire of his defection from the PDP to the ruling APC continues to rage on, Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has said he is in consultation with God to decide his political future, even as he has told God that he would like to quit active politics in 2023.
As Nigeria celebrates her 60th Independence anniversary, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has urged Nigerians to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the nation in other to fulfill the dreams and aspirations of our founding fathers.
By Suzan Okenwa (Senate Correspondent, NASS)
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has stressed the need to deepen the nation’s democracy through quality elections in order to deliver better leadership that would salvage the nation from her present woes and launch her on the path of growth and prosperity.
Author: Chuks Iloegbunam
Year Of Publication: 2019
Publishers: Eminent Biographies, Awka, Anambra State
Reviewer: By Dan Amor
"Life is terribly deficient in form. Its catastrophes happen in the wrong way. There is a grotesque horror about its comedies. And its tragedies seem to culminate in a farce." ⁃ Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).
By Nnanna Kalu (Abia State Correspondent, in Aba)
Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Sunday, congratulated the winner of the Aba South/North House of Representatives bye-election, Chimaobi Ebisike, on his victory at the last Saturday's Aba North/South Federal Constituency bye-election. He also thanked the people of Aba for trooping out to elect a representative of their choice.
By Celestine Okafor (Editor-in-Chief) @CeleOkaf11
Worried by the poor showing of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), in Saturday's bye-election in Abia state, some stakeholders of the party from Anambra have advised the APC hierarchy to buckle up, so as to win the Anambra State governorship election holding on Saturday, November 6.
By Michael Garang (Newsleader East Africa Bureau Chief)
The African Development Bank, at the weekend, approved grants worth $25.1 million to Somalia to bolster the national budget for government efforts to mitigate national and regional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Aminatta Diof (Newsleader Correspondent, in Abidjan)
The African Development Bank (ADB) has joined a number of development leaders in calling for greater support of youth entrepreneurship in Africa.
By Joe Osayame (Politics Correspondent)
Opposition party, the African Democratic Congress ADC) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government administration to.urgently disclose the percentage of the recovered N800 billion loot that had been allegedly re-looted under the current administration.
By Aminatta Diof (Newsleader West African Bureau Chief, in Abidjan)
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group, on Wednesday, approved the Lusophone Compact Guarantee Program (LCGP or the Compact), with a maximum risk exposure of up to EUR400 million.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved a $7 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), for technical assistance in setting up a mini-grid acceleration initiative to meet the needs of the continent’s fast-evolving renewable mini-grid industry.
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