Boko Haram: Senate to pay condolence visit to Hauwa Leman’s family

Boko Haram:  Senate to pay condolence visit to Hauwa Leman’s family

The Senate has resolved to pay official condolence visit to the family of Hauwa Leman, the aids worker of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) killed by Boko Haram on Monday. The decision was taken at plenary session on Tuesday where a two-minute silence was observed in honour of Leman. According to Yusuph […]

Travel ban: Atiku accuses Buhari of intimidating opposition ahead of 2019

Travel ban:  Atiku accuses Buhari of intimidating opposition ahead of 2019

The travel ban by the Federal Government on no fewer than 50 people said to be standing trial for alleged corruption is a part of the intimidation of dissenting voices by the Muhammadu Buhari administration ahead of 2019 general election. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, made […]

Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku, well rehearsed theatre –Presidency

Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku, well rehearsed theatre –Presidency

The Presidency reacted to the Thursday endorsement of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for the post of the president in 2019 by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. It described it as a well rehearsed theatre which however showed that Obasanjo did not understand the trend of the current politics in the country. According to the Presidency, […]

FRSC redeploys senior officers for optimal productivity

FRSC redeploys senior officers for optimal productivity

The affected senior officers are all expected to report to their new Commands on or before October 15, 2018. The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the corps’ board by redeploying some of the newly promoted senior officers and others in relevant capacities. They are Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM), […]

N1.8 trillion bailout: 12 states still owe pensions and salaries

N1.8 trillion bailout: 12 states still owe pensions and salaries

No fewer than 12 states in the country are yet to offset the amount owed secondary school teachers fully and many states are threatening workers to keep the information away from public domain. This is despite series of bailouts by the Federal Government with the aim of offsetting the liabilities. The discovery was made by […]

Buhari never directed El-Rufai to remove Shehu Sani –Presidency

Buhari never directed El-Rufai to remove Shehu Sani –Presidency

The Presidency has denied President Muhammadu Buhari ever instructing Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State to recall Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central, Kaduna State. El-Rufai had claimed that the president had directed him to sanction El-Rufai for alleged insolence and disloyalty. “Your excellency will recall that earlier this year, you directed me to initiate […]

Protest: Police lied over alleged public disturbance –Saraki

Protest:  Police lied over alleged public disturbance –Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described as laughable, the claim by the Nigeria Police Force that the protest by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday in Abuja over alleged rigging of the Osun State governorship election amounted to public disturbance. Saraki said the protest embarked upon by leaders of the PDP […]

2019: Waiting for PDP presidential flag bearer

2019:  Waiting for PDP presidential flag bearer

Today, October 6, 2018 will go down in the annals of Nigeria’s political life as an important one. It is a day the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is picking its presidential candidate for the 2019 general election. There are different reasons for the importance of the day.  It is the first time […]

2019: End of the road for Ambode

2019:  End of the road for Ambode

Finally, it is the end of the road for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. His bid to return to office in 2019 as the Governor of Lagos State, considered to be the commercial centre of Nigeria, has been scuttled.  The lid was placed on his fate on Wednesday when the election panel set up by the National […]

Leah Sharibu: Buhari speaks with mother, gives assurance

Leah Sharibu: Buhari speaks with mother, gives assurance

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, spoke with Mrs. Rebecca Sharibu, mother of the Dapchi Secondary schoolgirl, Leah, in the custody of Book Haram. He gave assurance that his government would do its best to rescue her. The President, according to his media aide, Garba Shehu, consoled the Sharibu family. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Lagos guber: Ambode gives […]

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