By Gabriel Atumeyi
It has been established that after the National Convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC) which holds on 26 March, a full media structure for the party will be unveiled in Abuja.
The media structure which is part of the ongoing plans to project the ruling party positively in the minds of all Nigerians, both home and abroad, will see the unbundled and unveiling of APC online newspaper, http://www.apcnewsonline.ng, which is being test-run in the last 18 months and the APC News Studio temporarily located at Suite 6, Barcelona Hotel, by APC National Headquarters on Blantyre Street, Wuse 2 Abuja.
This much was disclosed by the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of APC Online News, Tom Ohikere, during the inaugural meeting of the Board of Directors held in Maitama, Abuja on Tuesday.
According to Ohikere, “it is pertinent to note that we have reached an advanced stage in our plan to establish a full-fledged Radio/Television station in Abuja which would house all the existing APC news online structures for the purpose of promoting and protecting the political integrity of the progressives. Our technical partners and consultants have made tremendous progress and technical submissions are enclosed in your files for this meeting.
“We are presently ready to take the media landscape by storm with informative and educative programmes as there will be so much to learn and information to accumulate about the All Progressives Congress since 2015. We are very prepared to be the news community and aggregators of APC News across the world.
“We are also endowed with the involvement of technocrats like Alhaji Lawal Ado who is the former Editor in Chief of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mallam Sani Suleiman, the former Director of news of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Hon Ini Akpan Morgan who is the head of the APC Nigeria Diaspora Desk at the APC headquarters and Barr. Olakunle Ehinlanwo, a consummate process consultant and a community mobilizer.
“We are set to carry the nation along history lane, analyzing the past, present and projecting the future of the All Progressives Congress.
“With eminent Nigerians such as Engr. Sani Ndanusa, a public servant par excellence and a former minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Usman Abubakar (a.k.a. Young Alhaji) a renowned businessman and staunch supporter of APC, and Otunba Abayomi Odunowo, a Chief Strategist and tactician of international repute, we will leverage on their goodwill for relevant contacts and patronage.
“With all these arrays of distinguished Nigerians, APC News Online will definitely change the political milieu that it has found itself, and once again become the darling of the electorates,” Ohikere added.
IN SEARCH OF 2023 OKIGWE N0RTH FED. CONSTITUNCY SEAT: LADY NKEIRUKA IBEKWE LEADS THE PACK
By Bright C. J. Okereke
Lady Nkeiru Ibekwe, is the only woman-politician, i have seen, within our clime, with an extraordinary courage and indomitable confidence in her capacity and ability to drive and fund her political interest herself, decently, a feat, her male counterparts in same race, could not attempt.
While, some have opened Fund-Raising accounts and loan-obtaining processes, to bankroll their primaries, Nkeiru, has remained resolute and doggedly on with all needed politicking processes on her own. Capacity is power!
Quite frankly, Okigwe North Federal Constituency, comprising of Okigwe, Onuimo and Isiala Mbano LGAs, has undergone colossal deprivation of socio-economic concerns and infrastructural development, yet God has continued to preserve His people.
Ideally, legislative representation revolves round proactive and guided pursuit, towards adding value to the peoples’ life, by ensuring, government uses our collective patrimony to solve the peoples’ problems. And very frankly, life and times have perfectly shaped Lady Nkeiru for this passionate task.
Lady Nkeiru Ibekwe, is into this race for legislative seat, to sincerely solve daunting constituency challenges; improving the peoples’ life and ensuring her constituency experiences the impacts of federal governance.
Legislative service is such a demanding responsibility that deserves conscience, integrity and dedication. It requires one who can be a trustee of his constituents and attract a positive influence in the constituency. And Nkeiru Ibekwe, squarely fits into this hole. Public positions she had held in the past can attest to her dignity in service and trusteeship.
Ofcourse, Nkeiru Ibekwe, is renowned for excellent service delivery, politics of decency and essence; and leadership of servanthood that exercises real and positive influence on people.
Uncommon gut and diligence is well typified in her. She is very passionate about alleviating the plight of the poor and the vulnerable, little wonder, she has remained the strength and life-support source of many in her domiciliary.
She is a home-grown political personality who knows the length and breadth of her constituency, the integral composition of families, hamlets, villages, communities, towns, LGA’s therein; the boundaries and their pertinent needs. And, as such, she can successfully negotiate and attract varitable solutions to the constituency’s teething problems.
According to the United Nations (UN), investing in women and respecting their rights is the surest way to uplifting communities, organizations and countries, as well as achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. And Nkeiru Ibekwe, is the surest bet.
As an esteemed transformational gender leader,, Lady Barr. Nkeiru Ibekwe, leverages her passion and focus around quality service, transformation of peoples’ value function, leading optimization initiatives to drive activities that translates into stable improvement on human values.
Indeed, Lady Nkeiru Ibekwe of Onuimo is the ‘Best fit’ and obviously she is leading the race for 2023 Okigwe North Federal House of Representatives seat.
May the Lord be with you!
Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris congratulates Muslims, advocates for sacrifice at Eid-el-fitr
Kogi PDP Chieftain, Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris congratulated Muslim Faithfuls for witnessing another end of Ramadan. He made this call in a Sallah felicitation message to Muslim ummah in Kogi State. “I give thanks to Allah for giving us another opportunity to witness this year’s Ramadan. I also give thanks to Allah for making it possible for us to see the end of the Ramadan,” he said. He used the opportunity to equally urge all Muslim brothers and sisters across Nigeria to continue to uphold the tenets of sacrifice. “I pray that Allah accepts our prayers and sacrifices during this period. Amin. Happy Eid celebration to you and your family!” he further added.
Eid El Fitr : Kogi Professionals Network Felicitates with Muslims, Urge Positive Action to Overcome Challenges
Kogi Professionals Network (KPN) is Felicitating with Muslims on the successful completion of the 30 day Ramadan fast and the celebration of the Eid El Fitr,
The convener and president of the group, Dr James Odaudu, in a press release made available to Market Hub Media, congratulates all the Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria and Kogi State in particular for staying true to the spirit of the period.
“As we pray for their good deeds, petitions and supplications to be accepted by the Almighty Allah (SAW), we also remind them that the nation, and by extension, Kogi State, needs constant spiritual intervention to overcome the political, spiritual and security challenges currently plaguing the polity.
This need has become very paramount, given that the State is passing through a period of selections and elections of a new set of leaders in whose hands the destiny of the over five million Kogites will be thrusted”.
He therefore request the Christians to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in praying and working for the emergence of leaders with capacity and undiluted commitment to the welfare of the people and overall development of the state.
“We also enjoin Kogites, irrespective of their ethnic, political and religious backgrounds, to join hands in ensuring that the bigotries that have held the state down from inception are removed henceforth by supporting only those that have the zeal and patriotic disposition to the development of the state”.
Kogi Professionals Network is a Association of professionals of diverse disciplines and membership drawn from all over the state without bias to place of residence, gender, tribal, religious or political affiliations, and with unalloyed commitment to the entrenchment of good governance and unity in Kogi State.