Month: June 2018

RESPECT OUR CONSTITUTION IF YOU GENUINELY WANT TO HONOR ABIOLA, PDP TELLS BUHARI

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to respect the laws of the country if he truly wants to honor the late MKO Abiola. The party made the demand in a statement on Wednesday by their National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. They issued the statement hours after the President announced June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy …

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ALLEGED FUNDS MISMANAGEMENT: UNIONS SHUTDOWN UNIOSUN

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) members of staff in Osun State University (UNIOSUN) have staged a protest, demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Labo Popoola and the dissolution of the Governing Council. The Joint Action Committee which includes members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and National Association …

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Minna Prison incident, not jail break, says NPS

Francis Enobore, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigerian Prisons Service, says the unfortunate incident at Minna Medium Security Prison is an attack, not jail break. Enobore who disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja the incident led to the death of a prison officer and a motorcyclist, who conveyed a prison officer on night duty. The attack …

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SHEHU SANI, EZEKWESILI APPLAUD JUNE 12 DECLARATION AS DEMOCRACY DAY

Meanwhile the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district in the National Assembly, Senator Shehu Sani, has joined other Nigerians to extol the declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day. President Muhammadu Buhari had made the declaration in a statement on Wednesday, in honor of late MKO Abiola – the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential …

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BUHARI DECLARES JUNE 12 DEMOCRACY DAY, CONFERS POSTHUMOUS GCFR ON ABIOLA

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced June 12 as the new date which Democracy Day will be celebrated in Nigeria. He also conferred a posthumous GCFR title on the presumed winner of June 12, 1993, presidential election, Moshood Abiola. The President in a tweet on his official handle explained why June 12 will replace May 29. He noted that June 12 is …

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JANG DONATES EQUIPMENT TO BINGHAM UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL IN JOS

Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang  on Monday donated some hospital materials to Bingham university Teaching Hospital ,owned by Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA. Correspondent James Abraham  reports that a total of 42 state -of- the -art hospital beds were handed over to the hospital’s management during the presentation which attracted the …

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Plateau records three deaths in suspected cholera outbreak

At least three persons were suspected to have died of cholera following its outbreak in some parts of Plateau State. The State Commissioner for Health, Kunden Deyin who confirmed the development told journalist in Jos on Monday that three other persons had been confirmed to have cholera, out of 90 suspected cases in the state. The Commissioner …

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