Senate Presidency: How Buhari, Oshiomhole endorsed Lawan

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday night, endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmad Lawan for the Senate Presidency ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. The endorsement came at a dinner cum closed-door meeting the President and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held with the senators-elect of the ruling party at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting also had in attendance … Continue reading Senate Presidency: How Buhari, Oshiomhole endorsed Lawan

Minimum Wage: Slash Security Votes Of Political Officers, Workers Urge FG

A Cross section of workers in Enugu State has urged the Federal Government to reduce security votes and cost of governance of political office holders to accommodate the new minimum wage. The workers made the call in Enugu on Tuesday in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) while reacting to inability of some state governments to pay the current N18, 000 minimum … Continue reading Minimum Wage: Slash Security Votes Of Political Officers, Workers Urge FG

Nigerian envoy asks enslaved African descendants to reconnect with Africa

Nigerian’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Bande, has challenged people of African descent to reconnect with their African roots. Bande, who is Chair, African Group at the UN, made the call while delivering a statement at the UN headquarters in New York as part of activities in Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The Nigerian envoy said … Continue reading Nigerian envoy asks enslaved African descendants to reconnect with Africa

APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has threatened to boycott the supplementary governorship election if INEC insisted on conducting it on Thursday. The State Organising Secretary of APC, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan, made the party position known on Wednesday in Yola. Lawan told Journalist that the party had rejected the Thursday’s date and communicated its position to the electoral body. Newsmen report that INEC had … Continue reading APC may boycott Thursday’s supplementary election in Adamawa

Onnoghen: Why I’ve no case to answer

ABUJA — With the Federal Government closing its case in the on-going trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, where the prosecution failed to prove most of the allegation carried by the media against him, Onnoghen has opted to go for a no case submission. The Suspended Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen consulting … Continue reading Onnoghen: Why I’ve no case to answer

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

1. Presidential Election: APC Demands Arrest, Probe Of Atiku, PDP The APC has called for the arrest and investigation of the PDP leadership and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over their alleged access to the server of INEC. The APC made this known in a petition written to the Inspector General of Police and the Director General of State Security Services (DSS) on Monday. 2. … Continue reading Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

POLITICS Bauchi guber: Saraki reacts as Sen Bala Mohammed wins

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the outcome of the Bauchi State governorship election. Sen. Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged the new governor of Bauchi State after polling 515,113 votes to defeat the incumbent, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 500,625 votes. Announcing the results of Governorship elections on Monday, the Returning Officer,Prof. Mohammed Kyari, … Continue reading POLITICS Bauchi guber: Saraki reacts as Sen Bala Mohammed wins

Bauchi guber: How Atiku, Saraki reacted to Mohammed Bala’s victory

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the outcome of the Bauchi State governorship election. Sen.Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, after polling 515,113 votes to defeat the incumbent, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who scored 500,625 votes. Announcing the results on Monday, … Continue reading Bauchi guber: How Atiku, Saraki reacted to Mohammed Bala’s victory

Nigeria election: Buhari still military dictator – Amaechi blows hot

A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election. A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election. Amaechi maintained that the military should have no part to play in elections and internal … Continue reading Nigeria election: Buhari still military dictator – Amaechi blows hot

Buhari’s: Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Khadijat Abba-Ibrahim resigns

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Ibrahim, has resigned her appointment to run for election as a member of the House of Representatives in the February 16 general elections. Mrs Ibrahim is running to represent Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani Federal Constituency of Yobe State. She defeated her son-in-law, Mohammed Ibrahim, to emerge as the candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) for the election. She … Continue reading Buhari’s: Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Khadijat Abba-Ibrahim resigns

Buhari, Atiku tango over killing of soldiers in Borno

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dirisu Yakubu & Omeiza Ajayi •Buhari insensitive to plight of soldiers — Atiku •Atiku politicising national tragedy — Buhari •Investigate killing of soldiers, PDP tells NASS •Metele attack, an isolated case – Presidency ABUJA—The nationwide solemnity arising from the killing of more than 100 Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram in Melete, Borno State, was yesterday breached by the exchange of … Continue reading Buhari, Atiku tango over killing of soldiers in Borno

Fears as S-East govs shun Atiku’s installation

South East governors and other major political office-holders, yesterday, stayed away from the installation of former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as Waziri Adamawa in Yola, Adamawa State, sparking fears of  apparent disaffection within the party. There had been mutterings over the approach of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to South-East political office holders in the … Continue reading Fears as S-East govs shun Atiku’s installation

Senator Akpabio: I did not defect to APC

Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has clarified that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, but only moved to the party. Akpabio said he was surprised that the same people who founded the ruling party were the ones pulling it down. The former Governor, who represents Akwa Ibom North-West at the National Assembly, told Vanguard that the same … Continue reading Senator Akpabio: I did not defect to APC

EPL: Chelsea give condition for signing Martial from Manchester United

Chelsea are interested in Manchester United star, Anthony Martial and will move for the Frenchman in January, if they can offload one of their own forwards. Martial is out of contract at the end of the season and the 22-year-old recently rejected a new deal from United. Chelsea are interested in Manchester United star, Anthony Martial and will move for the Frenchman in January, if … Continue reading EPL: Chelsea give condition for signing Martial from Manchester United