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Fayose attacks Obasanjo for criticising Jonathan


Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop attacking the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan. He appealed to Obasanjo to allow Jonathan retire into private life “devoid of mudslinging from an elder statesman like Obasanjo.” Fayose said he was miffed that Obasanjo could choose ...

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NGF: APC to reject Fayose as deputy chair


Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are perfecting strategies to oppose the nomination of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, as the Deputy Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. It was learnt that members of the NGF who are scheduled to meet on Wednesday, ahead of the National ...

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BUHARI: Why I won’t form cabinet until September


President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said it would neither be prudent nor serve the interests of sound government for him to have formed his cabinet immediately he was inaugurated on May 29. He said it was necessary for the country to first put new rules of conduct and good governance ...

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Ex-General: PDP trying to ambush Buhari’s government


A retired military general, Brig.-Gen. Ayodele Ojo, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of trying to cause instability in the country for President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. Ojo told our correspondent that the action of the PDP senators to allow Ike Ekweremadu to emerge as the Deputy Senate President in a ...

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Niger Delta group: Buhari wants to imprison Jonathan


A civil rights organisation, Vanguards of Nigeria’s Democracy, on Saturday raised the alarm over alleged moves by President Muhammadu Buhari to “investigate, malign and imprison” ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on trumped-up charges. The group accused the President and his All Progressives Congress-led administration of anti-Niger Delta tendencies. The group referred to ...

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FG RECOVERS $15mln SEIZED from Jonathan by South Africa


The Federal Government-led by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has succeeded in recovering the arms-for-cash $15 million seized by South African Government from the ousted President Goodluck Jonathan’s. On Friday, PR Nigeria, the consulting firm issuing statements on behalf of Nigerian security agencies said the money has finally been released. It ...

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MAKU: PDP worked against itself


Former Minister of Information and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Nasarawa State, Mr. Labaran Maku, in this interview with UMAR MUHAMMED, speaks on political and security issues in the country Some people have questioned your defection to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, accusing you of being ...

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OBASANJO: Don’t blame me for Jonathan’s performance


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said the South-South geopolitical zone would reflect the performance of the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, who is from the area. Obasanjo stated this while fielding questions from members of the audience shortly after delivering a lecture at the 11th convocation of the ...

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BREAKING: Buhari sacks NSCDC boss, appoints Mohammed as CG


Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ade Abolurin, has been fired this morning by president Muhammadu Buhari, thereby, replaced him with an Assistant Controller from the procurement department, Abdullahi Mohammed Gana. A senior officer of the NSCDC who confirmed this development told our reporter ...

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Alleged forgery: Anti-Saraki Senators demand speedy investigation


Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, (middle), Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu(1st left) and the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele after a courtesy visit to the National Assembly Senators loyal to Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday expressed concern over the slow pace of investigation into the forgery allegations they ...

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FADAIRO: Anti-corruption: Buhari must begin fight from APC


  ELDER Joju Fadairo is a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and former chairman of the party in Ogun State. He had held other zonal and national positions in the party. The former chairman of the governing council of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, in this interview, lamented PDP’s loss ...

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