Elections postponement plan to disenfranchise voters – Atiku

Post Views: 1 Atiku Abubakar, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, alleged that the postponement of the general election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is “obviously a case of the hand of Esau but the voice of Jacob.” According to The Guardian, Atiku blamed the postponement of the elections on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, saying the government had “more than enough time and money to prepare”. Buhari to CNN: nobody will unseat me (video) In a statement released in the early hours of Saturday, February 16,…

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Why we are backing the re-election dream of Buhari, Emir of Duara, others

Post Views: 11 President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night rounded off his re-election election campaign in his hometown of Daura, Katsina State, bagging the full endorsement of the Emir, 16 district heads and 450 village heads. The Emir, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar conveyed the total support of the emirate to President Buhari, when Buhari visited after a massive rally in Katsina. Alhaji Farouk Umar pledged that the re-election of Buhari, is a task for all Daura people and all Nigerians who desire a peaceful, prosperous and stable Nigeria. ‘‘We believe that…

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2019 elections: Shun bloodbath, Prince Adedoyin advises electorates in Kwara

Post Views: 12 Dare Akogun As Nigerians prepare for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the governorship candidate of Accord Party in Kwara State Prince Samuel Adedoyin has advised electorates to shun violence before, during and after the elections. Prince  Ayorinde Adedoyin who stated this during a chat with newsmen warned politicians and security agencies to avoid acts capable of affecting the peace of the nation even as he  called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to avoid taking sides in the  general elections. Speaking on his governorship  ambition…

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PDP’s reign must end in Kwara, says AbdulRazaq

Post Views: 9 Dare Akogun Kwara APC governorship candidate AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Thursday urged the people of the state to reject all PDP’s candidates at the poll. “They don’t have anything else for you. Go out on Saturday to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and all our National Assembly candidates. This is the only way out for us,” AbdulRazaq said at a rally in Pakata area in Ilorin. “We must end their misrule this Saturday. Once you vote all our candidates this weekend, we can complete the work on March…

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Minimum wage: AACO challenges Gov Ahmed to implement subsisting #18,000 fully before talking of #30,000

Post Views: 10 The All Progressives Congress (APC)/governorship candidate in Kwara state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq has berated the state governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed for playing politics with governance related issues. Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in a statement issued by Director Media and Publicity of his campaign organisation, Abdulrasheed Akogun described the signing of pact with labour union as deceit and desperation taken to far. He said the governor who signed Memorandum of Understanding with Joint Kwara Labour Union to implement N30,000 minimum wage has not fully implemented the subsisting #18,000 in the…

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About Media Career Development Network (MCDN)

Post Views: 13 Media Career Development Network is a media Non-Governmental Organisation registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission. Founded by Journalist and Media Career Development Specialist, Lekan Otufodunrin, members of Board of Trustees are: Dr Oloruntola Sunday, (Chairman) Associate Professor of Mass Communication, University of Lagos. Alhaji Yusuf Alli Managing Editor, Northern Operations The Nation Newspapers. Mrs Ugonma Cokey Assistant Director, Voice of Nigeria. Mrs Sekinah Lawal Online Editor, The Point and Chairperson National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Lekan Otufodunrin (Secretary) Executive Director, MCDN. Specifically, the aims…

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Fears over Obasanjo’s link with foreign poll observers

Post Views: 15 There is anxiety in political circles over the composition of some of the international observer missions deployed in the country for the general elections. The presidential election is slated for Saturday. The popular thinking is that former President Olusegun Obasanjo may have been influential to the composition and emergence of some of the chairmen of some of the observer groups. The ex-President, who is backing former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, is suspected to have sold an agenda to these observers, based on a  perception of what a…

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Nigeria: Shippers council threatens to ban registered service providers at ports

Post Views: 12 By Ani Sylvester Lagos Registration of Service Providers: Shippers Council Threatens to Bar Noncompliance Companies from Ports THE Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, has threatened to bar any unregistered port service provider from accessing the nation’s seaports across the country.  Speaking at a one day awareness seminar on the registration of port service providers, Director of Consumer Services of the Council, Chief Cajetan Agu, said that the law is clear about non-compliant service providers. Agu also said that the agency will be very strict about the implementation with…

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The Visionaries deliver efficient, high quality services to schools

Post Views: 17 By Don Ekefre If you own a high standard nursery, primary and secondary school anywhere in Nigeria and beyond, then you are blessed. This is because you are rendering Godly, humanitarian services to our leaders of tomorrow.  Off course:  quality, competence, efficiency, expertise and experience are the watchwords, guiding your daily running of your school, as a proprietor, proprietress, headmaster, head teacher or principal. At this point, let me say with a sense of modesty , that I am Don Ekefre, the Managing Director/CEO of The Visionaries…

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2019 Elections: SDP Forum of party chairmen accuses Gana of working for Atiku

Post Views: 9 By Onome Prosper The Forum of SDP Party Chairmen has accused Professor Jerry Gana of working for the Presidential ambition  of the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,  the candidate of the leading  opposition party,  the People’s  Democratic Party (PDP), in the upcoming presidential election. In a statement  signed and made available to journalists in Asaba by the Chairman, Hon. Oke Idawene, who is also the party’s chairman in Delta State and Secretary Hon. Abubakar Dogara of the Forum respectively, the forum said”  At this particular juncture,…

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