APC Support Groups Seek Tenure Extension For Party Chiefs

APC Support Groups Seek Tenure Extension For Party Chiefs

The coalition of All Progressives Congress Support Groups (APCSG) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on tenure extension for the current members of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC). The current administrative structure of the party and its executives at all levels which came into office in 2013 is expected to be replaced by June 2018. LEADERSHIP reports that in spite of the popularity of the idea among those present at…

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Optometrists To Offer 40,000 Children Free Eye Services

Optometrists To Offer 40,000 Children Free Eye Services

As part of activities to mark its 50th anniversary, the Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) has concluded arrangements to offer free quality eye care services to over 40,000 children nationwide. National president of the association, Dr Damian Echendu, who made the disclosure at the launch of corporate social responsibility, said the initiative would correct errors of refraction, improve eyesight and reduce avoidable blindness among children. According to him, “The initiative, ‘My Sight, My Right’ is a…

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Marijuana For Medicals

Marijuana For Medicals

In 2013, the world was taken aback when the President of the small Latin American nation of Uruguay, Jose Mujica, took a bold step of legalising marijuana.  What this meant was that marijuana was made commercially available to the citizens of adult age. Also known as Cannabis, report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Control, estimates that 183 million people worldwide used cannabis in 2015, more than 3.8 per cent of the planet’s…

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Evicted Big Brother housemate, Bambam was one of the 10 female housemates that made it to the 2018 season of the Big Brother Naija reality television show. Bambam’s eviction came as a shock to her supporters and viewers of the show in general, being that she was sent packing after the Saturday night party. She was the first housemate to have been evicted on Saturday.’ t the early stage, Bambam told other housemates she joined…

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APC Governors to meet Buhari today

APC Governors to meet Buhari today

State Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari in their bid to pressure the president to seek re-election in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the meeting which has been fixed for 2.p.m., may also deliberate on some national and party issues including the President’s disapproval of tenure elongation for APC national executives. It would be recalled that the governors had on Feb. 22…

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Akwa Ibom Gov’s Wife Donates Food Items To Leprosy Hospital

Akwa Ibom   Gov’s Wife Donates Food Items To Leprosy Hospital

In the spirit of the Easter season, the wife of the Akwa Ibom State governor, Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel, yesterday, visited  inmates of QIC Leprosy Hospital, Ekpene Obom in Etinan LGA, where she showered love and gift items on them. Mrs. Emmanuel said that even though they are confined within a particular place, they are not rejected by the society. “I am here to celebrate the risen Christ with you all, Jesus died for us…

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NEWS‘Kogi Will Deliver Impacful Rural Development’

NEWS‘Kogi Will Deliver Impacful Rural Development’

Governor of Kogi State, Alh Yahaya Bello has pledged to deliver more impactful rural development to express the mission of All Progressives Congress, (APC), into the democratic governance, in Kogi and Nigeria in general. Bello stated this yesterday at Anyigba in Dekina local government during the inauguration of empowerment program embarked upon by Hon. Hassan Abdullahi, member representing Dekina/Okura state constituency in the House of Assembly. Represented by the special adviser on local government and…

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Untold Truth About Cancer

Untold Truth About Cancer

The last time I came across people living and battling with this deadly disease, it wasn’t a good sight I must confess. And to make it worse, the treatment which seems to be the only alternative does more harm than good.  The question that keeps tugging at the sleeve of my mind is: Is it really worth it? Have you ever imagined using death as the remedy to death. That’s how bad it is! Well,…

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Winnie Mandela: The End Of An Era

Winnie Mandela: The End Of An Era

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has passed away at 81 in the early hours of Monday. Her family said she  suffered from a long illness and died peacefully. “Mrs Madikizela-Mandela was one of the greatest icons of the struggle against Apartheid.” Analysts and opinion leaders described her life and times as a phenomenal generosity of spirit. She spoke truth to power. Because of her indomitable spirit, she refused to be conquered by fear. Even when there was credible…

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PDP asks INEC to proscribe APC for campaigning with ‘looted’ funds

PDP asks INEC to proscribe APC for campaigning with ‘looted’ funds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday demanded an immediate proscription of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for allegedly financing President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 campaign with looted funds. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP also gave the Buhari-led presidency a three-day ultimatum to respond to allegations that it was elected with looted funds or find itself top on the list of confirmed looters. “Instead of the presidency and the APC to…

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