FOI bill: Media Rights Agenda name, shame office of National Security Adviser

Post Views: 8 By Emmanuel Udom Lagos    Media Rights Agenda (MRA), a Lagos-based non-governmental organization on Monday, named, shamed the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). A press statement issued by Ridwan Sulaimon, programme manager, Freedom of Information, for Media Rights Agenda, Lagos“accused the institution of acting under a mistaken belief that the principles of transparency and accountability do not apply to it”. Also, MRA’s Legal Officer, Ms Chioma Nwaodike, announced the induction of the ONSA into the Hall of Shame in a statement in Lagos, saying “since…

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2019: Isichei expresses confidence on INEC to deliver, free fair and credible elections

Post Views: 9 Onome Prosper  A philanthropist and the House of Assembly candidate for Oshimili South State Constituency in the platform of the Labour Party LP, Mr. Somonu Taju Isichei has expressed the confidence that the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, will adhere strictly to the provision of the electoral act, even as he commended the umpire for observing party primaries. Speaking during the labour party primaries where he amongst other aspirants emerged unopposed, Isichei said;  “I am filled with delight at my affirmation by this great party as witnessed…

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Veteran comedian, Baba Sala dies at 82

Post Views: 11 By Adejoke Bakare The entertainment industry is thrown into another  mourning period as they lost another  notable and important  members  to the cold hands of death. The Legendary Veteran Comedian, Moses Olaiya, whose stage name is Baba Sala finally bid this world  goodbye. The comedian who popularised theater on Nigeria television slept in the lord on Sunday 7th of October around 10pm after battling with sickness for about 4years at the ripped age of 82 Years. His death was confirmed  by one of the daughter, Jumoke  Adejumo, …

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Nigeria @ 58: Inmates display practical skills, yearn for freedom at Kirikiri prison

Post Views: 14 Nigeria’s 58th Independence anniversary was celebrated at the Kirikiri medium prison with ecstasy and fun as the inmates thrilled the audience with the skills they acquired whilst in the prison. The inmates showcased a practical example of what they are able to acquire during incarceration. Beautiful clothes, paints, shoes, insecticides, and others were displayed whilst fish ponds, poultry farm and others were shown to the public as what they can do for the development of the country. The inmates’ exploits were made possible by the Inmates Restoration…

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Court stops demotion of gallant, exceptional police officers

Post Views: 11   RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE Lagos An Abuja Federal High Court has ordered the immediate stoppage of move by the Police Service Commission (PSC) to demote Police officers attached to the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT) and Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) who were offered special promotion for gallantry and exceptional performance. The police operatives, led by DCP Abba Kyari, were promoted to their different next ranks at different times by the incumbent Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris and his predecessor over their outstanding performances in…

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Unknown killers murder female teacher in Osun

Post Views: 18 Adejoke bakare   “She is my younger sister, I want Justice to be served to whoever found responsible for her murder”. Those were the agony of an elder brother who just lost a younger sister who was in her prime age to merciless killer. The town of Ejigbo and the family of Olugbodi,  was thrown into a deep mourning on Friday, 5th of October, 2018 when the news of one their daughters,  Mrs Yemisi Atanda’s death broke out. www.newstracker.com.g learnt from the elder brother of the deceased…

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2019: Kimeku emerges DPP guber candidate in Delta

Post Views: 12 Omone Prosper A renowned technocrat, Mr. Richard Kimeku has emerged the consensus governorship candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP  in Delta States, with a pledged to deliver masses-oriented governance, if elected the governor in the 2019 general elections. The exercise which was held in Asaba, was supervised by the national official of the party and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Declaring Kimeku,  as the DPP consensus candidate, Mr. Okpegwa Ejiroghene Abel, the state Chairman of the DPP,  said the candidate had fulfilled all conditions…

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Boko Haram, killings, kidnapping are not problems of Nigeria, but Christians who are not sincere with OD – Most Rev. Ali Uba

Post Views: 15   By Ita Akpan Calabar Dean of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Ali Lamido has lamented that the problem of Nigeria is not kidnappers or the killings by Boko Haram ,but the problems remain is the Christians who are not sincere to God our creator. Lamido who is also the Archbishop, Ecclesiastical Province of Kaduna, said this at the Thanksgiving service in honour of Most Rev. Tunde Adeleye, Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of Niger Delta on Sunday in Calabar. The cleric stated that…

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Nigeria: Why national judicial council dismiss 2 judges

Post Views: 15 The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismissal of two judges. The judges are R. N. Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and James T. Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. According to a statement issued by the NJC Director of Information, Soji Oye on Thursday, the council made the recommendation during its 87th meeting on October 3, 2018. The NJC directed their immediate suspension pending when President Muhammadu Buhari would act on its recommendation. Rising from its 87th meeting held on Wednesday, the…

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Lagos: Police arrest producer of adulterated alcoholic drinks

Post Views: 16 By Emmanuel Udom Lagos The operatives of Lagos State Police Command, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Pen Cinema Division, SP Pius Edobor, on September 28, 2018, arrested one Emmanuel Nwodu, 38, of Fagba, Iju, Lagos. Chike Oti,  a chief superintendent of police and public relations officer for Lagos state police command said the  suspect was arrested by the team along Mosalashi market, Sango Agege, with two cartons of alcoholic drinks suspected to be adulterated. On interrogation, the suspect confessed that he produces the drinks in his…

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