Virtuosi Media A feed for articles on web development en-us 2008 Virtuosi Media (Jane Doe) (John Doe) Tue, 08 Jul 2008 22:31:45 EDT Tue, 08 Jul 2008 22:31:45 EDT Web Development Virtuosi Media RSS Generator 60 Virtuosi Media 95 133 A web development resource center 2019: APC chieftain dares Buhari, declares support for Atiku at PDP secretariat A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Kwande, on Tuesday caused a stir as he attended a rally of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) organised for former vice president Atiku Abubakar. Atiku, a presidential aspirant of the PDP, was in Jos on Tuesday to lobby national delegates... Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST Ekweremadu’s Constituents Carpet Buhari’s Aides over senatorial seat The Enugu West Peoples Assembly has blasted the Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reform, Mrs. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu and the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, for building their political aspirations on lies against the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. The body declared that the... Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST Drama as APC chieftain defects to PDP, places curse Osamede Adun, a chieftain of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and a Benin high chief has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Adun, who led thousands of APC members to defect in Benin also placed a curse on anyone who returned to the party. Speaking... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST 2019: Dogara defects, picks PDP forms Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, may have finally defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party. Our correspondent gathered on Wednesday night that the embattled speaker had picked the PDP nomination and expression of interest forms to return to the House in 2019. A... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST INEC denies plans to postpone 2019 elections The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no plan to postpone the 2019 general elections. Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, made the clarification in a statement he issued in Abuja on Wednesday. Oyekanmi said the clarification became necessary following a story with the headline,... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST Buhari assures on new minimum wage as workers threaten strike The Presidency on Wednesday reassured workers of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to increase the minimum wage. Senator Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate) gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. Organised labour had handed down... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST APC fires back at The Economist, HSBC for predicting Buhari’s defeat The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected insinuations by two British-based institutions about Nigeria’s economy and the 2019 presidential election. The APC position was contained in a statement by its acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja on Wednesday. The statement was the APC’s response to reports by The Economist... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST Army, others in show of force over IPOB sit-at-home order A detachment of the police, army, navy and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday embarked on a show of force on major streets in Umuahia. The show of force is an apparent response to the September 14 stay-at-home directive, issued by the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB). The... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST 2019: I’m seeking re-election to protect Nigeria – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said that he decided to seek re-election to protect the interest of Nigeria. President Buhari who stated this when he submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination Form at the All Progressives Congress, APC, Secretariat, Abuja, said that every hand must be on deck not to allow... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST Jonathan condemns Oshiomhole over vote-buying allegations Ex-President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has berated All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole for his recent claim on a live television programme that the incidence of vote buying started during the administration of the ex-President. Dr. Jonathan in response via a statement signed by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze on... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST Okorocha sacks aides contesting election Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has relieved 13 of his appointees contesting in the 2019 elections of their positions. Those affected include Chief of Staff to the governor Uche Nwosu (governor); Secretary to the Government George Eche (governor); Commissioner of Information Prof. Nnamdi Obiareri (Imo North senatorial seat); Principal Secretary to... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST New Minimum Wage: Labour issues two weeks ultimatum as Fed Govt gives assurance Labour leaders in Nigeria on Wednesday cautioned the Federal Government to stop foot dragging on the New Minimum Wage and allow the tripartite committeeconclude its job to avoid industrial crisis. The ultimatum coincided with an assurance from the Federal Government on the new minimum wage. The labour leaders, who are members... Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST APC defectors are weak, selfish, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, lashed out at defectors from the All Progressives Congress, describing them as weak and selfish politicians. He spoke while accepting the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the APC from a group, the Nigerian Consolidation Ambassadors Network, which donated the forms worth N45m to... Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PST