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Why Buhari was missing from FEC meeting

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The Presidency on Wednesday said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting because President Mohammadu Buhari was engaged with other pressing state issues. This is the first time Vice President ‎Osinbajo will be presiding over the meeting since President Buhari returned from his medical ...

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Buhari absent as Osinbajo leads FEC meeting

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over today’s weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja. This is the first time he will be presiding over the meeting since President Muhammadu Buhari returned from his medical vacation in London, United Kingdom (UK) . President Buhari returned to ...

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Obasanjo – Churches In Nigeria Celebrate Corruption

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is blaming churches for the high rate of corruption in the country. Obasanjo made the accusation while delivering a speech titled: ‘The role of the church in the fight against corruption in Nigeria’, at the convention of Victory Life Bible Church International in Abeokuta, Ogun state; ...

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Sheriff’s PDP tackles Jonathan

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As the leadership tussle rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lingers on, the Deputy National Chairman of the party, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, on Friday, declared that the 20-man reconciliation committee set up by the stakeholders at a peace meeting convened by former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, was his private arrangement ...

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UK Reveals the Most Important National Resources in Nigeria

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Oil and gas aren’t the most important national resources in Nigeria, according to the Britain High Commissioner to Nigeria, His excellency, Paul Thomas Arkwright. Instead of blaming its colonial master for its lack of industrial development, Nigeria need to look inward and find solutions to her problems, he said. “I ...

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‘I Am Too Old To Be Governor’- El- Rufai

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, has described himself as being too old to be governor. Speaking in Kaduna on the need to reform the State Civil Service, El-Rufai emphasised on the need for young and experienced Nigerians to govern states in the country. The governor insisted that giving the ...

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Respect Yourselves, Don’t Present Ex-convicts, Certificate Forgers To Us, INEC Warns Parties

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Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has warned political parties across the country to desist from fielding ex-convicts and certificate forgers as candidate. Speaking at the stakeholders’ validation conference on INEC’s strategic plan on Tuesday, Yakubu said “If a candidate that emerges from party primaries is ...

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Reps reject bill to empower NASS to impeach governors

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The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected a bill for an Act to empower the National Assembly to impeach state governors and their deputies. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Edward Pwajok (Plateau-PDP) sought to alter the Constitution to empower the National Assembly to remove the governor and his deputy in ...

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Leftist Moreno wins Ecuador presidency

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Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa (R) celebrates in advance with a birthday cake his April 6 anniversary, next to President elect Lenin Moreno (out of frame) and Vice-president-elect Jorge Glas (L), at the Carondelet presidential palace, during the exchange of guard ceremony in Quito on April 3, 2017.<br />Socialist Lenin Moreno ...

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South Africa’s top trade union tells Zuma to go

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South Africa’s powerful trade union federation Cosatu, a key coalition partner of the ruling ANC, on Tuesday called for embattled President Jacob Zuma to resign following a deeply unpopular cabinet reshuffle. Union general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali said it was time for Zuma to “step down” after his purge last week ...

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Plateau Lawmakers Impeach Deputy Speaker…See New Details

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The highly embattled Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly has been impeached by his colleagues. The Plateau State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker, Mr Yusuf Gagdi. This followed a letter signed by 18 members of the House read at Tuesday’s plenary session by the Majority ...

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