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FG Releases N388 Billion To 17 States (See Full List)

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President Muhammadu Buhari has released developmental funds to some states in Nigeria to salvage the imminent case of insolvency. The Federal Government has released N388.304 Billion to 17 States as part of the N522 Billion bail out funds approved by President Muhammadu Buhari for some states with Governor Ayo Fayose’s ...

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Buhari Moves To Install Barrow As Gambian President

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President Muhammadu Buhari based on international mandate is moving to ensure the removal of Gambia dictator of 22 years, Yahya Jammeh from the seat of power. President Muhammadu Buhari has initiated moves towards the actualisation of the mandate given to Gambian president-elect, Adama Barrow according to the Nigerian Tribune. According ...

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Jammeh accuses ECOWAS of declaring war

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has accused the West African regional bloc ECOWAS of declaring war after demanding that he stand down following his defeat at the ballot box. Regional leaders warned last month that the 15-member ECOWAS would “take all necessary action to enforce the results” of the December 1 ...

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APC plotting to bomb my plane – Wike

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THE Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has accused the leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State of planning to bomb him while travelling in a plane. Wike explained that the target was for the APC in the state to get rid of him in its desperate bid ...

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Reps Seek 20-years Jail Term For Terrorism Financiers

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Lawmakers in the green chamber are currently pushing for a lengthy jail term for financiers of terrorism. The leadership of the House of Representatives has put in place adequate machinery to ensure the passage of a bill seeking to prescribe 20-year jail term for those convicted of sponsoring terrorism in ...

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Why 2017 Budget is Flawed

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The many flaws in the 2017 budget presented to the joint session of the National Assembly has been revealed in this compelling piece. First, let me tell Mr. President right away that if he hopes to grow the economy out of recession in 2017, the appropriation bill submitted recently at ...

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I could’ve defeated Trump – Obama

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Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama said he could have defeated Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election if he had run against him. Obama told his former senior adviser David Axelrod in an interview for the “The Axe Files” podcast, produced by the University of Chicago Institute of ...

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No enough fund for foreign missions, Buhari laments

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday regretted that the fund available to run the nation’s missions abroad will not be as robust as his administration would want until the economic situation improves. He has therefore charged the nation’s ambassadors-designate to learn to “do more with less.” According to a statement by ...

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How Russian Hackers Helped Trump Win 2016 US Presidential Election

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New details has surfaced how Russian President Vladimir Putin worked with hackers to help Donald Trump win the US Presidential election. Russian President Vladimir Putin supervised his intelligence agencies’ hacking of the U.S. presidential election and turned it from a general attempt to discredit American democracy to an effort to ...

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President Buhari Presents 2017 Budget To National Assembly

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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has presented the 2017 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. The President gave the assurance that there will be no such thing as budget padding in the document. He condemned what he termed injecting rogue projects and figures into the financial document, ...

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Rivers rerun: DSP, orderly beheaded, 5 policemen missing

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••• Wike accuses soldiers, police of killing, ballot snatching From Molly Kilete, Abuja, Chris Anucha and Tony John, Port Harcourt The Nigerian Army, disclosed, yesterday, how Deputy Superintendent of Police, Alkali Mohammed, of Mobile Police Unit 48 and his orderly, were beheaded “by suspected political thugs” during the legislative rerun ...

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