The Edo Election Petition Tribunal received 14 petitions from victims of parties and candidates in the just-concluded congressional and state assembly elections. The court secretary, Mr. Muazu Sanusi, broke the news to reporters in Benin on Thursday. He said the petition was filed within the 21 days allowed by law. According to Sanusi, the petition was filed by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), the All Progressive Congress Party (APC) and the Labor Party along with…"Edo tribunal receives 14 petitions on National, state assemblies elections –"
A University of Victoria track and field athlete has crossed the finish line first at this month’s National Athletics Meet after he became a surprise Canadian champion. Jennifer Erickson won the U SPORTS 3,000m with a time of 9:37.02, becoming the first Vickers athlete to win gold since 2016. She also placed sixth in the 1,500-meter race held March 9-11. Just months before last year’s Nationals, the Vickers runner was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, an…"Walk-on runner becomes track national champion in second lap at UVic"
by Maureen Revait March 23, 2023 at 4:18 am Windsor-West MP Brian Masse applauded the Windsor Port Authority’s land transfer to Parks Canada, but said it shouldn’t have taken so long to complete. The Port of Windsor Authority announced Monday that the port-owned Ojibway Shores land has been transferred to Parks Canada for the creation of a national urban park. Three other packages from Ojibway Shores still need to be transferred from Transport Canada to…"Masse wants to speed up the creation of the Ojibway National Urban Park"
Clement Idoko | Abuja The 2023 Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for all secondary school students in Nigeria has been launched across the country. This was confirmed to the Nigerian Tribune by Mrs. Oluwayomi Uteh, Corporate Services Director, who said the annual competition is one of Dr. Mike Okonkwo’s corporate social responsibility activities to raise standards in the education sector. She said the competition over the years helps students develop sensitivity by developing their analytical…"2023 Mike Okonkwo national essay competition commences –"
FG enrols 9.8m poor, vulnerable households in National Social Register –Senate President –
…said it was a legacy bill from the 9th Parliament By Kehinde Akintola and Tijani Adeyemi, Abuja Senator Ahmad Lawan, Speaker of the Senate, expressed optimism that the National Social Investment Scheme (Institution) Bill will be a legacy legislation passed by the 9th session of the National Assembly. Senator Lawan revealed this during the public hearing on the NSIP (Establishment) Bill 2023, which was held by the Senate Special Duties Committee chaired by Senator Yusuf…"FG enrols 9.8m poor, vulnerable households in National Social Register –Senate President –"
Hakeem Badamossi, Akure The Rev. Williams Egbetaken, Reverend Owo Diocese, Rt. Williams Egbetaken, a pioneering Methodist bishop in Nigeria, has tasked President-elect Bola Tinubu with an act of reconciliation that will unite all ethnic groups and Reorganize the country. The new bishop also urged Tinnub to be generous in the victory, form a national unity government, and extend a hand of friendship to other unsuccessful candidates to promote the country’s rapid development. Speaking at a…"Owo Methodist Bishop, Egbetakin charges Tinubu on reconciliation, national unity –"
Next leadership has Herculean task of re-igniting national mindfulness — PANDEF spokesman, Robinson –
Ken Robinson is the National Advocacy Secretary for the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), the apex socio-political organization of leaders from the Niger Delta states. He spoke to EBENEZER ADUROKIYA about events related to the recent election. extract: Questions about the recent election took on a different dimension almost every day, thanks to claims and counterclaims from various power groups, political parties, and other interest groups. How do you feel about the election in general?…"Next leadership has Herculean task of re-igniting national mindfulness — PANDEF spokesman, Robinson –"
by Dalimore Aluko The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has become one of the most respected federally instituted programs, a program that the country can be proud of in every way. It was created by Decree No. 24 of 22 May 1973 by the military regime of the then Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, “for the preservation of Nigeria as a State”. The main concept of the plan is to strengthen national cohesion and…"NYSC and 50 years of national unity, cohesion –"
FG, Real People Concept inaugurate national livestock breed improvement programme in Osun –
Nuruden Alimi The Federal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, through its Livestock Services, in partnership with Real People Concept Limited, has launched the National Livestock Breed Improvement Program in Osun State. Activities are said to be ongoing in some other states of the Federation aimed at improving native cattle breeds for dairy production. The program was held last year in Oyo, Niger, Kaduna, Katsina and Taraba States. At the flag-dropping ceremony for the project…"FG, Real People Concept inaugurate national livestock breed improvement programme in Osun –"
PDP national secretary, Anyanwu, rejects Imo assembly election results, heads to court –
Senator Samuel Anyanwu, National Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), rejected the results of Saturday’s Imo State House election. The All Progressive Congress Party (APC) won 25 of the 27 seats in the Imo State House of Representatives in the election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday. Anyanwu, speaking to reporters in Abuja on Monday, claimed the election had been marred by violence and the disenfranchisement of voters. He…"PDP national secretary, Anyanwu, rejects Imo assembly election results, heads to court –"