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Buhari to give primary school pupils free meals


Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would soon commence giving primary school children free meals. The vice president said the free feeding scheme was a core project of the Federal Government that would in turn yield about 1.14 million jobs and increase in food ...

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Fani-Kayode urges Buhari: Reverse new appointments


A former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse his recent appointments, saying that the President’s justification was unacceptable. Fani-Kayode said that the appointments made by the President were a revival of northern quest to dominate the country. He said that failure to be ...

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CACOL tells Buhari: Declare assets before appointing ministers


The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare his assets publicly before appointing ministers into his cabinet. During the electioneering, Buhari had promised to declare his assets if voted into office and compel all his ministers to do so. However, nearly 100 days after taking the ...

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Buhari tricked Tinubu to get power – Okunrounmu


In this interview with ENIOLA AKINKUOTU, Afenifere chieftain and Chairman of the defunct Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference, Senator Femi Okunrounmu, speaks about President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent appointments and the National Conference report You, along with other leaders in the South, under the aegis of Southern Nigerian Peoples Assembly ...

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Soyinka tells Buhari,Caution Oyinlola


The controversy that surrounded the birth of the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, Osogbo, Osun State, in 2008 erupted again on Tuesday when the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, accused former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola of perpetuating himself as the chairman of the centre’s board of trustees. He, thus, ...

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Nigerians kick as APC disowns Buhari’s campaign promises


The Presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress have come under fire for saying that President Muhammadu Buhari never promised Nigerians that he would achieve specific things within his first 100 days in office. Nigerians on social media expressed disappointment at the party and Presidency’s excuses. The protest on Twitter, ...

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Forgery: Saraki, Ekweremadu, others shun court


Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, as well as other Senate officials on Monday shunned a scheduled hearing in a suit seeking their removal from office. The removal of Saraki and the other principal officers is being sought on the grounds of alleged forgery of the Senate ...

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Indications have emerged as to why President Muahmmadu Buhari chose a non-Customs officer Hameed Ali, a retired Army Colonel, to head the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), even as divergent views have greeted the move. It was gathered that senior Customs officers heavily lobbied influential politicians to persuade the President to ...

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APC lists N440bn fraud cases against Jonathan govt


The governing All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday engaged in a war of words over the state of the economy as well as cases of alleged looting by the former President Goodluck Jonathan-led PDP administration. In separate statements in Abuja, the APC and the PDP ...

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ACF Chieftain: Adesina, Shehu Not Doing Enough To Manage Backlash Over Buhari’s Appointments


With President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent appointments generating widespread backlash from a cross-section of Nigerians, a member of the National Executive Council of the pan-northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum, Mohammed Abdulrahman, has accused the President’s handlers of lacking thoroughness in managing the situation. The Special Adviser to the President on ...

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Buhari Defends Appointment Of Northerners


President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, defended the appointment of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and five others. The president had appointed alongside Lawal, Alhaji Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to the President; Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS); ...

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How Former President Used Unremitted NNPC Funds For Bogus Contracts


Between himself, his Chief Security Officer and the former Petroluem Minister, former President Goodluck Jonathan spent in just one deal a whopping $6.9 million to buy three 40-feet mobile stages for use during mass public speaking events, investigations have now revealed. Federal government investigators and security agencies say this is ...

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Jonathan, Diezani face probe over $6.9m campaign stages


The ongoing probe of the immediate past administration by President Muhammadu Buhari is to beam its searchlight on the alleged purchase of three mobile stages, costing $6.9m, by former President Goodluck Jonathan and two of his officials, a Presidency source has said. According to a document, which was obtained from ...

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STOLEN FUNDS: Buhari, Jonathan may clash again


There were fresh indications, at the weekend, that President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Goodluck jonathan may be set for anotherclash regarding the recovery of stolen funds from the nation’s coffers, Sunday Vanguard can reveal authoritatively. Jonathan-Buhari The reason for this may not be unconnected with what a source described ...

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