Election

Ayuba Wabba wins second term election as NLC president [READ MORE]

  THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS (NLC), HAS RETURNED ITS PRESIDENT, AYUBA WABBA, UNOPPOSED FOR A SECOND TERM OF FOUR YEARS. Wabba will head a 16-member National Administrative Council (NAC), of NLC, who were equally elected unopposed to administer the affairs of NLC for the next four years. According to Vanguard, three persons elected unopposed as Deputy Presidents were Amaechi Asugwuni, Muhammad Nadir Idris, and Najim Usman Yasin, while Ibrahim Khaleel, was elected National Treasurer. Four persons elected Vice-Presidents were Abdrafiu Adeniji, Peters Adeyemi, Lawrence Amaechi and Oyelakan Lateef who was returned unopposed. Other officials elected include Marven Adamu, National Financial Secretary and Adewale Adeyanju, National Trustee, among others. In his [Read]

Election Observer Claims Tradermoni Is A Form Of Voter Inducement [READ MORE]

  Transparency International Nigeria (TIN), has said that that the Federal Government TraderMoni scheme is a form of voter inducement. Chairman of the observer group, Awwal Rafsanjani, made the assertion while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Lunch Time Politics. Mr Rafsanjani claimed that the initiative is an “Official use of public funds in the name of TraderMoni to actually induce voters”. He said that his claim is based on the fact that the TraderMoni scheme is not a programme that was “part and parcel of the manifesto of the ruling party”. The TIN Chairman said the scheme which is not a part of the constitution would have been [Read]

NUJ Elects New officials as Chris Isiguzo emerges new National President

  ABEOKUTA – The South East Bureau Chief of This Day Newspaper, Comrade Chris Isiguzo on Friday emerged the new National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). Isiguzo who hails from Enugu NUJ state council scored 346 votes to defeat the incumbent President, Waheed Odusile who polled 329 votes. Announcing the results at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun State, venue of the 6th triennial delegates conference, the Returning Officer from Nigeria Labour Congress, Benson Upah, commended the peaceful conduct of all the participants. The new NUJ president, administering oath of office to other elected officers Upah, who is the National Head of Information and Public Affairs [Read]