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The Bayelsa State Government has commenced the payment of N3,000 to pregnant women in the Safe Motherhood Scheme to stem the tide of maternal and infant mortality.
The Bayelsa State Government will, on Wednesday, launch the Safe Motherhood Scheme as part of efforts to reduce the rate of infant and maternal mortality in the state.
Presidential Aspirant in the just-concluded National Convention of the PDP in Port Harcourt, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, has congratulated the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for emerging as the party’s presidential standard bearer in the 2019 general elections.
Delegates, food vendors, traders in various consumables, stickers and caps have set up canopies around the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium, venue of the 2018 National Convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike, has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.
The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the Federal Government and the ruling All Progressives Congress are planning to disrupt its Saturday national convention.
All organs of the Peoples Democratic Party will, on Friday, meet with its presidential aspirants and key stakeholders to deliberate on a wide range of issues, particularly the conduct of the convention.
A People’s Democratic Party Presidential aspirant, Taminu Turaki, SAN, on Sunday met with Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo and other members of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum in Abuja.
The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.
Perhaps looking to make The Economist forecast real, the BoT of the PDP yesterday revealed that it had set up a 12-member committee to discuss with the party’s 13 presidential aspirants, with the view to picking one of them as consensus candidate.
Twenty four hours after declaring his intention to run for president in 2019, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has obtained the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned presidential aspirants on the platform of the party against negative campaigns ahead of the October 5 presidential primary of the party.
Some powerful members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), concerned about the possible implosion of the party after the 5 October primary election to pick a presidential candidate, are in frantic search of a consensus candidate.
Despite the current posture of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), where it sounds unperturbed by the recent gale of defections, there are indications that the party is actually rattled and might be in dilemma about its chances in the next elections.
A presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Tanimu Turaki (SAN), urged Nigerians not to repeat the mistake of 2015, which brought the All Progressives Congress (APC) into power.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, Saturday decried the alarming rate of hunger and killing across the federation, noting that the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari “is using Nigerian resources to fight the people.”
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not have the requisite experience and capacity to adequately manage the affairs of the country.
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Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, has raised the alarm over what she described as ‘acute shortage’ of personnel in the agency, stating that the shortage has impacted negatively on the delivery of their mandate.
Former Abia Warriors handler, Emmanuel Deutsch, says he’s ready to take up another job in the Nigeria Professional Football League side after parting ways with his Eastern club at the end of last season.
Nigeria Professional Football League side El Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri has finally secured the signature of Mohammed Baba-Ganaru as the new Technical Adviser ahead of the new season.
EFCC: Sambo Dasuki, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Ibrahim Shema, Ayodele Fayose’s houses top list of assets...
Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Nigerian midfielder Mikel Agu says his decision to dump FC Porto for Vitoria Setubal has been justified following his recall to the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against South Africa.
Suspected Ugandan rebels killed six people, hacking one woman to death, and kidnapped five others - mostly children - in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, officials said on Sunday.
Mr Fidel Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says Itakpe-Warri rail line will begin daily operations on Monday, Nov. 19.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has urged more women to approach the banks for small and medium scale loans because they will repay such grants better than their male counterparts.
Champions Bayern Munich are unusually with their backs to the wall as they travel to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, with coach Niko Kovac quickly running out of time.
Australian police said on Saturday a man who fatally stabbed a person and injured two others in central Melbourne "held radicalised views" that prompted him to carry out the attack.