Politics

Oversight: NPA Receives House Committee On Ports, Habours

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) received the Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Ports and Harbours who visited the Authority on oversight functions. Platform Reporters got you covered with photos of the visit. Pics 1:  L-R: The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) addressing …

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ITF Condemns Military Coup; Solidarity with Burmese Seafarers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the attempted military takeover of Myanmar’s fragile democracy currently taking place. In a statement sent on Monday, the ITF President, Paddy Crumlin said the voice of the world’s transport workers also confirms its unbroken commitment and support for Burmese affiliate union, IFOMS. According to Crumlin, …

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Photo News: NIMASA DG Pays Working Visit To Lagos Governor

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh on Tuesday paid a working visit to Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at his office in Alausa, Ikeja. Platform Reporters got you covered with photos of the occasion. Enjoy! PIX 1: Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right) and Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and …

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2023 Presidency: Northern Elders Back Igbo, Task APC, PDP To Zone Tickets To South East

Appeal to all other interested zones to support South East. Thank Igbo elites, leaders for denouncing Nnamdi Kanu, who it said,hinged on issue to destabilize Nigeria Ahead of 2023 general elections, Northern elders have thrown their weights behind Igbo presidency, insisting that Nigeria’s 2023 presidency should rotate to the South East zone and not to …

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#ENDSARS: ‘We Won’t Tolerate Willful Destruction’, Says Afenifere, Ohanaeze

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Saturday, frowned at the attempt to use the fallout of the Lekki tollgate killings, which led to looting and burning spree in Lagos, to put a wedge between Yoruba and Igbo. In a joint statement titled: ‘Afenifere and Ohanaeze say no to willful destruction’, which was …

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APC Congratulates Gov. Obaseki On Re-election

Mai Mala Buni, Chairman All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caretaker Committee, has said that the peaceful conduct of the just concluded Edo governorship election and its outcome represents a victory for Nigeria’s democracy. He said this in a statement issued in Damaturu, Yobe, on Monday, adding that the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari remained committed …

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Edo 2020: Timipre Sylva Assures Victory For APC, Describes Obaseki’s Incumbency As Ruse

Minister of State, Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva has declared that the All Progressives Congress APC would win the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, dismissing as a ruse, the supposed power of incumbency being wielded by Gov. Godwin Obaseki. Sylva who chairs the Contact and Mobilization Committee of the APC National Campaign Council of …

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Don’t Usurp Executive Powers, COPA Warns NASS

A group of lawyers with the name Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA), has advised the National Assembly (NASS) members not to indulge in actions capable of portraying them as usurpers of executive functions. Mr Pelumi Olajengbesi, convener of COPA gave the advice in a statement following Tuesday’s rowdy session as lawmakers and …

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Edo Guber Poll: INEC Expresses Concern Over Spate Of Litigations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday expressed concerns over the spate of pre-election litigations and the conflicting orders emanating ahead of Edo governorship election.  The commission in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in Abuja said the rate of the litigations could harm the smooth conduct …

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