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Crisis: Buhari meets Gbajabiamilia, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening met behind closed-doors with some members of the House of Representatives. The lawmakers were led to the meeting held inside the Conference Hall of the First Lady’s Office inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja by Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila. Gbajabiamila led 29 other lawmakers loyal to ...

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UN: 10,000 Burundians fled country over weekend before vote

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Geneva (AFP) – Nearly 10,000 Burundians fled the country over the weekend before Burundi closed its borders ahead of controversial and violence-wracked elections in the troubled central African nation, the United Nations said Tuesday. Since Burundi’s political turmoil began in April, some 144,000 people have fled the country, with the ...

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BREAKING: Ambassador Wali takes over from Jega at INEC

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Professor Attahiru Jega’s tenure as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has come to an end. The former INEC boss, who took over from Professor Maurice Iwu, assumed office on June 8, 2010 during the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. Professor Jega today officially handed over leadership ...

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APC insists on Ekweremadu’s removal

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The battle for the control of the National Assembly may be long drawn as the leadership of the All Progressives Congress on Monday insisted on removing the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of the minority Peoples Democratic Party. One of our correspondents learnt on Monday that the ruling APC was ...

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Aso Rock conducts audit of security personnel

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Authorities of the Presidential Villa, Abuja have ordered a comprehensive audit of security personnel and forces deployed in the seat of power. The audit may have been necessitated by the ongoing inter-agency rivalry in the Villa. According to a memo signed by the Aide-De-Camp to the President, Lt. Col. Lawal ...

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I’ll soon EXPOSE Jonathan’s LOOTS – Angry Buhari Explodes

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President Muhammadu Buhari said the enormity of the billions stolen during the administration of his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, will be exposed when the loots are recovered, and returned to the national treasury soon. Buhari, in a statement yesterday by his special adviser on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, was ...

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Buhari Inaugurates National Economic Council, see members

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Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari has formally inaugurated the National Economic Council (NEC) assuring the governors of the 36 states of fair distribution of federal allocation. At the inauguration ceremony held at the Council Chamber of Presidential Villa in Abuja, he noted there will be more transparency and accountability in this ...

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SOUTH WEST LEADERS: WE REGRET VOTING BUHARI

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Some South-West leaders are currently biting their fingers in regret over voting President Muhammadu Buhari into office. buhariThe zone is particularly angry with the President, who is the leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for tolerating the outcome of National Assembly leadership election, which did not favour the region. ...

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Know The 81 Campaign Promises Of President Buhari

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Barely a month after Muhammadu Buhari, became Nigeria’s President, many Nigerians are already reminding him of his campaign promises. It would be recalled that the former head of state was sworn in as the country’s President on May 29, 2015, after he defeated former president Goodluck Jonathan. Know The 81 ...

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SULE LAMIDO: Nigerians Must Pray For Buhari’s Govt To Succeed

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The immediate past governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and his successor, Governor Muhammad Abubakar Badaru. The former governor, who spoke to journalists, said irrespective of party affiliations, the success of the All Progressives Congress-led government is the success of ...

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We’re Committed To Fighting Corruption, Says Osinbajo

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The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday reiterated the present administration’s commitment to fighting corruption. Mr. Osinbajo said this in Lagos at the 3rd Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture On Business Integrity. Speaking on the topic “Beyond Compliance: Imbibing A Culture of Business Integrity” the vice president said it was not ...

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Buhari And The Demons In His Party

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The All Progressives Congress appears to have given its enemies a stick to beat the party. For two weeks now, the governing party has been at war with itself over the sharing of offices. And it’s getting messier. In a gesture of serial defiance, the Senate not only rejected the ...

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Buhari appoints Ahmed Idris as Accountant General

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Idris as the Accountant General of the Federation. In a statement by Haruna Imrana, Director of Communications for the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, Head of Service of the Federation who announced the appointment, said that ...

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‘Don’t impeach Aregbesola’

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A group, Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation, has asked the Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Najeem Salaam, to shun a petition seeking the impeachment of Governor Rauf Aregbesola over the inability of the state to pay its workers’ salaries. Salaam, on Wednesday, said that the Assembly had received ...

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Imo Assembly bans sale of ogogoro

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The Imo State House of Assembly has adopted two motions urging ministries, departments and agencies to improve the sanitation of the state and banning the sale of locally brewed gin. Presenting the motion on sanitation on Wednesday, Mr Chukwuemeka Lloyd (APC-Owerri-North) stressed the need for the offices charged with environmental ...

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