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Effective Communication Critical In Confidence-building In Electoral Process – UNDP

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Kaduna  –   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said effective communication was critical in building stakeholders’ confidence in the electoral process. Ms Mandisa Mashologu, UNDP Country Director, Nigeria, stated this at ongoing workshop to Review of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Communication Policy, on Monday in Kaduna. Mashologu, who was represented by Dr Kehinde Bolaji, Team ...

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Senate pledges Commitment To Tackling Poverty

By Cecilia Ijuo Abuja  –   The Senate Committee on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has pledged commitment to tackling poverty and other goals under the programme. The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Atai Aidoko, made the pledge in an interactive meeting with the United Nations Representatives on Monday in Abuja. He said that the Senate constituted the committee because of ...

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Ajimobi Launches E-governance Initiative In Oyo

By Akeem Abas Ibadan  –  Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday launched e-governance initiative to promote fast, efficient and service-oriented process of governance in the state. The governor launched the initiative at the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centre in the governor’s office in Ibadan. Ajimobi said that technological innovation would help government do things faster and improve ...

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Nwanyanwu Joins APDA, Says Nigeria Needs Politicians With Integrity

By Emmanuel Mogbede Abuja  –    Former National Chairman of Labour Party, Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, on Monday said Nigeria needed politicians with good character and integrity to address its economic and political challenges. He stated this at the unveiling of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), a new political association, and its Interim National Executive Committee (NEC) to the public in ...

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Senate Leader Attack: ThisDay, Punch’s Absence Stalls Probe

By Naomi Sharang Abuja  –  The investigative hearing on media reports of alleged youths’ attack on Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, in his constituency, was on Monday stalled by absence of ThisDay and Punch Newspapers representatives. The two newspapers were expected to appear at the probe being conducted on the incident by the Senate Joint Committee on Ethics and Privileges and ...

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Al-Bashir Urges Peaceful Settlement To War Via Dialogue

Khartoum  –   President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan on Monday appealed to the rebel groups across the country to stop war and find a peaceful settlement through dialogue. Al-Bashir made the call while addressing the first session of the National Council for Strategic Planning in Khartoum. “Peace will remain our greatest achievement and therefore we will constantly work to enhance ...

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FCT Minister Warns Residents Against Indiscriminate Felling Of Trees

By Vivian Emoni Abuja  –  The FCT Minister, Mallam Muhammad Bello, has warned FCT residents against indiscriminate felling of trees to stem the increase in global warming. Bello, who was represented by Mr Babatope Ajokaye, the Permanent Secretary, FCT, gave the warning in Abuja at the 2017 World Environmental Day celebration with the theme: “Connecting People with Nature”. He said ...

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India Rejects U.S. President’s Allegation On Paris Climate Accord

New Delhi  –    India on Monday firmly rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s allegation that it signed the Paris climate accord for financial gain. “What Trump said is not the reality. We have signed the Paris accord not under any pressure nor for any money… to say we did it for money, I totally reject that,” Indian External Affairs Minister ...

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World Environment day: NDA Primary School Plants 50 Trees

By Stella Kabruk Kaduna  –   In an effort to protect the environment and make it more friendly, the Nigerian Defence Academy Primary School, Kaduna on Monday planted 50 trees in the school compound. Jesutoni Akoni, who led the exercise, said it was part of activities to mark the World Environment Day. Akoni, a serving member of the 2016 /2017 ...

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