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Comrade Oshiomhole’s suspension, good riddance to bad rubbish – VON chief

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu, has described the appellate court affirmation of the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as good riddance to bad rubbish.

Unemployment: VON chief urges youths to embrace federal government’s agrarian revolution

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on Nigerian youths to join the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Agrarian Revolution going on nationwide.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan heads APC reconciliatory committee

The Nigerian Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has been appointed as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ten-member National Reconciliation Committee.

APC lifts suspension of Governor Akeredolu, Senators Amosun, Okorocha, others

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has announced the lifting of the suspension of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state.

2023: VON chief begs APC, PDP to adopt Falae/Obasanjo model

A chieftain of the All Prrpgessives Congress (APC) and Director General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, appealed to the two dominant political parties to adopt Falae/Obasanjo model by fielding Igbo presidential candidates come 2023.

APC governors condole with Osita Okechukwu over wife’s passing

The Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have formally condoled with the family of the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, over the death of his wife, Mrs Augustina Okechukwu.
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Banker, woman wounded as ‘herdsmen’ attack Enugu town

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have launched an attack at Eke town, Udi LGA, Enugu State.
Mrs Augustina Okechukwu, wife of the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, was on Saturday laid to rest at her country home, Eke in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.

VON chief’s wife laid to rest in Enugu

Mrs Augustina Okechukwu, wife of the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, was on Saturday laid to rest at her country home, Eke in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Minister of Information Lai Mohammed, his Women Affairs counterpart, Paulen Tallen, and many others were among dignitaries that graced the mass and wake organised in honour of late Mrs Augustina Okechukwu 2

Dignitaries grace commendation mass, wake for VON chief’s late wife — in pictures

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, his Women Affairs counterpart, Paulen Tallen, and many others were among dignitaries that graced the mass and wake organised in honour of late Mrs Augustina Okechukwu, wife of the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu.

President Buhari condoles VON chief Osita Okechukwu over wife’s demise

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, on the loss of his wife of 30 years, Tina, aged 57.

Presidential tribunal: President Buhari’s chief of staff, others storm court

The Chief of Staff (COS) to President Muhammad Buhari, Abba Kyari, is the latest of dignitaries to arrive at the venue of the much expected judgment in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Senator Ekweremadu’s attack paradox of a conman – VON chief

Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu has described the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, as a paradox of a conman.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday handed over a property forfeited by the late Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to the Voice of Nigeria (VON), which now becomes the new headquarters of the broadcast station.

VON receives asset seized from ex-CDS Alex Badeh

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday handed over a property forfeited by the late Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, to the Voice of Nigeria (VON), which now becomes the new headquarters of the broadcast station.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

APC: President Buhari should appoint committed party members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint only core and committed members of the party as ministers.

VON chief under fire for attacks on Governor Okorocha

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has been cautioned against further attacks on the Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Enugu elections: Senator Ayogu Eze has no valid case before election tribunal – VON...

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, declared that the party’s guber candidate in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, has no valid petition to withdraw from the election petition tribunal.

Osita Okechukwu: President Buhari has ended era of vote-buying

Osita Okechukwu, director-general of the Voice of Nigeria, says President Muhammadu Buhari has ended vote-buying in elections.

Eze Madumere: It will take Imo 25 years to recover from Governor Okorocha’s misrule

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Eze Madumere, has launched a fierce attack on Governor Rochas Okorocha, saying it will take 25 to 30 years for the state to recover from the damage the embattled Imo governor has done to the socio-economic status of the state.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.