As the unending leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues unabated, Edo State chapter of the party on Friday advised its National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to resign now that the ovation “is high”.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by its Acting Publicity Secretary, Prince Gregory Iseghohi, it advised Makarfi to study the two court orders in Lagos and Abuja “and bow out honourably” for the party to forge ahead .
The state chapter expressed […]
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), has admonished the Federal Government on the need to revive the culture of saving at least a 0.5 per cent of the gross income from oil operations.
This appeal was part of the recommendations of its 46 Annual Accountants’ Conference Communiqué given to newsmen by the 52nd President of the institute, Deacon Titus Seotan, in Lagos.
Seotan said it was never too late to start saving, as it would help to protect the local […]
A gynecologist, Dr Ado Zakari, on Friday advised pregnant women to desist from patronizing prayer houses for delivery to avoid complications.
Zakari, also the Director, Public Health, Kaduna State Ministry of Health and Human Services, gave this advice in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
The medical expert decried the increasing cases of pregnant women who patronised prayer houses and faith-based centres to assist them during deliveries.
He said this usually resulted into complications such as the […]
According to reports, the President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Dr. Frank Jacobs, has said that idle assets that no longer yield dividends to government can be sold to boost the current economic situation.
Jacobs said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja.
He said that funds realised from the sale of such assets could be used to develop structures that would enhance the economy.
“What I will recommend is the sale of idle assets that […]
Human Right activist and former president of Committee for Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, Femi Falana, has advised the federal government not to go ahead with the proposed borrowing of 29 billion dollar loan from the World bank.
He added that instead of borrowing such huge amount and putting the future of the younger generation in jeopardy, he should source the funds internally from the money of recovered loot and others.
Responding to President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to the National Assembly to […]
The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers state has said that recent reports by two Justices of the Supreme Court is an indictment on the former Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi.
Justice Okoro Inyang and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta both of the Supreme Court had fingered Amaechi in an alleged bribery and corruption scandal.
Speaking with newsmen in Port Harcourt, the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Samuel Wanosike said the party in the state has been justified about its argument that the […]
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to dispose of six out of the remaining nine aircraft in the presidential fleet.
The lawyer said handing over two out of 11 aircraft in the fleet was not enough, saying nine airplanes were still too many to be maintained with the dwindling resources accruing to Nigeria.
He said this in an interview in Ido Osun, Egbedore Local Government Area of Osun State, after he was conferred with the […]
Dr. Rotimi Amos of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital has advised parents to make it a duty to educate their girl child about sex early.
Amos gave the advice while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin on Thursday.
He said exposing the girl child to early sex education would adequately prepare and equip the girl to deal with sex challenges when she grew up.
Rotimi said most parents felt shy to discuss sex education with their grown up daughter, not to talk of […]
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The Federal Road Safety Corps has advised motorists who plan using the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway this weekend to seek alternative routes.
The FRSC said the warning became important following the holding of major religious activities there this weekend.
According to a statement by Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of the FRSC: “The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos Sector Command alerts motorists who intend plying the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway between Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July, 2016 to either move early or take […]