Category: Politics & Governance

Disquiet in immigration as alleged manipulation delays CGI selection

Over six months since Idris Jere assumed duty as Ag. Comptroller-General of Immigrations (CGI) in September 2021 following the retirement of Muhammed Babandede, the delay in appointing a substantive head is raising discomfort and suspicion of process manipulation among the rank and file of the agency. According to insider-sources, 11 […]

Inter-party body, youths oppose DSIEC’s alleged attempt to scuttle NNPP’s councillorship victory

The Inter-party Advisory Council has condemned alleged attempt by the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC) to subvert the councillorship result of Umutu Ward 17 in Ukwuani Local Government of Delta State, which was won by the candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Mr. Enudu Eugene Chukwuka. In […]

Anambra thanks Buhari, says Ofodile’s appointment into NIMASA Board well deserved

Ofodile The Anambra State Government has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing an indigene, Mr. Chudi Ofodile, into the management board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), assuring that it was a wise move. Ofodile, a former Chairman of House of Representatives Special Committee on Joint Venture […]

Customs extends relief materials to Lagos orphanages

By Chidubem Anthony Following the relative return of peace to the insurgency-ravaged North-Eastern Nigeria and consequently the departure of some inmates from the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) dedicated camps to their ancestral homelands, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has now started distributing seized smuggled items to orphanages across […]

Maritime group mobilises stakeholders for Atiku presidency

By Chidubem Anthony Impressed by his huge investments both in infrastructure and human capacity towards the growth of the Nigerian economy, stakeholders in the maritime and allied industries are galvanising support for former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The stakeholders, under the […]

45 Nigerian entities get U.S. Consulate’s $453,568 grant

By Chidubem Anthony The United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded support grant totaling $453,568 for a variety of worthwhile projects in human rights, transparency in government, media freedom, women and youth empowerment, health, education, entrepreneurship, and the promotion of mutual understanding. The grant, from January 2018 till date, […]