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Buhari names Adesina, Shehu as spokesmen


President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday named the President of the Nigeria Guild of Editors, Mr. Femi Adesina; and the Director, Media and Publicity of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Mallam Garba Shehu, as spokesmen. While Adesina will serve as the Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), ...

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Why Buhari has not moved to Aso Rock —Aide


The head of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team, Garba Shehu, on Sunday said Buhari had yet to move to the Presidential Villa, Abuja because his official residence was not ready for habitation. Shehu, in an exclusive interview with our correspondent said workers were currently cleaning and refurbishing the President’s official ...

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10 ways Jonathan failed Nigerians


The administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan administration can at best be described as underperforming, a review of its performance in various sectors show. This can be described as unfortunate for a government which came to power on the back of popular support and one that enjoyed a lot of public ...

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BUHARI: We have not barred anybody from travelling


President Muhammadu Buhari has said that  officials of past administrations including ministers are entitled to their full rights and privileges under the constitution and must not be subjected to any undue harassment and intimidation at the airports or at other points of entry and exit. In a statement by Garba ...

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Buhari, Osinbajo declare assets


President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have declared their assets in line with provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. This was contained in a statement issued on Saturday by Buhari’s Head of Media Team, Garba Shehu. The statement said that the Code of Conduct ...

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Photo: Check out President Buhari’s ADC


Meet the recently designated Aide De Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari. His name is Lt. Col. Muhammed Lawal Abubakar from Kano state. An ADC is a military partner to a Senior military officer. He supervises the security details of the President. Source: OODUARERE

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Only 7 female senators in 8th National Assembly


Only seven out of the 109 senators who will serve in the 8th National Assembly are women, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Four of the female senators were elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while three are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC). ...

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Buhari vows to enforce accountability in States, Local Govts.


Newly inaugurated Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday vowed to enforce responsible and accountable governance at all levels of government in the country. In his first speech shortly after taking his oath of office, Mr. Buhari said with Nigeria’s new commitment to democracy and the determination by Nigerians to entrench ...

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Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn-in as President of Nigeria. Buhari, from the All Progressives Congress was inaugurated at a ceremony attended by numerous African heads of state and foreign dignitaries in the capital Abuja on Friday. Buhari, dressed in traditional Muslim attire, stood on the stage clutching ...

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NYESOM WIKE: I Will Probe Amaechi


THE Rivers State Governor-elect, Chief Nyesom Wike, has indicated his readiness to probe the Rotimi Amaechi administration after being sworn in as the chief executive of the state. Wike, who gave this hint while receiving the interim report of the Transition Committee in Port Harcourt on Monday, declared that his ...

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INEC’S Card Reader exposes electoral fraud in Akwa Ibom


A DAILY POST investigation has revealed a serious electoral manipulation in Akwa Ibom State, where the overall result figures surpass the total number of accredited voters. It would be recalled that the Akwa Ibom State INEC Returning Officer, Prof. James Ekpoke, had declared Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party, ...

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Ayodele Fayose Begs For Forgiveness


Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said he is ready for dialogue with his opponents to bring peace to the state. He also asked for forgiveness from those he might have offended, saying “nobody is perfect.” Fayose spoke on Friday at a special prayer session organised for him by the ...

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IMPEACHMENT: Labour grounds Ekiti, banks shut


Banks in Ado Ekiti were again shut on Friday as organised labour took over the streets to protest against plot to impeach Governor Ayodele Fayose by the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers of the Ekiti State House of Assembly. The labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress ...

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APC rejects May 28 handover date


There are indications that the All Progressives Congress is uncomfortable with the May 28 handover date proposed by the out-going administration. Investigation by Saturday PUNCH revealed that the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) are set to clash over a proposal by the Jonathan team ...

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