PDP leaders, Atiku, Obi hold strategic meeting in Port Harcourt

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday at the PDP Campaign Office in Port Harcourt to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 general elections. The party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, his running mate, Peter Obi, Director-General of the Presidential Campaign Council, Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu attended the […]

Watch List: Commission sets sights on counterfeit, piracy hotspots

The Commission’s new Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List, published today, names websites and physical marketplaces outside the EU that are reported to engage in, facilitate or benefit from substantial counterfeiting and piracy. These activities undermine intellectual property rights of EU companies and creators, harm businesses and jobs and risk consumers’ health and safety. The Watch […]

We can’t trust INEC for 2019 elections, Afenifere fumes

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) level of preparedness to conduct a free, fair and credible elections in the country next year. A leader of the group, Ayo Adebanjo, stated this while speaking with journalists at Toru-Orua, the hometown of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, during […]

Alleged bribery: EFCC asked to release APC gov’ship aspirant from detention

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been asked to release Zamfara State governorship aspirant on the platform of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Daudu Lawal from detention or arraign him in court. A group, under the aegis of Coalition of Democratic Watchdog of Nigeria, in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Comrade Yunusa […]

How investment on child nutrition can raise national development – Expert

The Deputy Director of Child Rights Information Bureau, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Olumide Osanyinpeju, has said that increased investments in child nutrition will raise human and  capital developments. Improved nutrition, according to him, entails empowerment and education of people on “dangers and implications” of malnutrition among 23 million children in Nigeria. He explained […]