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

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

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

Unsolicited messages: 12 million subscribers report telcos to NCC

About 12 million telecommunications subscribers have asked service providers not to disturb them with unsolicited text messages and calls, the Nigerian Communications Commission has said. Executive Vice Chairman at NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said this when he met with Kano actors and film makers (popularly known as Kannywood) in Kano, according to a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday. The NCC … Continue reading Unsolicited messages: 12 million subscribers report telcos to NCC

Agbakoba: Buhari’s govt, worst in Nigeria’s history

A former president of Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is the worst in the history of Nigeria. Agbakoba, who is one of the leaders of the National Intervention Movement, on Tuesday described the almost four years under Buhari as locust years, saying the Coalition of United Political Parties was determined to save the country by bringing Buhari’s … Continue reading Agbakoba: Buhari’s govt, worst in Nigeria’s history

ASUU STRIKE: SELL THE UNIVERSITIES

National President of ASUU, Prof Abiodun Ogunyemi I will never stop singing this song. This is the only solution. Privatize them and all will be well. People will be saying if they do that, the cost of tertiary education will go up. It’s not true; students are already paying exorbitant fees illegally. They are buying handouts, settling to be registered, paying not to be sexually … Continue reading ASUU STRIKE: SELL THE UNIVERSITIES

Atiku Speaks as service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign launch

Pictures of service chiefs at President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally tagged ‘Next Level’ have become a source of worry for the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, a spokesman for the organisation has said. Photos of some service chiefs, including the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique; and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas at … Continue reading Atiku Speaks as service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign launch

2019 Election: Ezekwesili, Sowore Warn Nigerians Against Voting Buhari, Atiku

Two main rivals of President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in the race for the 2019 presidency have warned Nigerians against choosing either of the two veteran presidential candidates. Newsstream understands that Omoyele Sowore of the African Action Congress (AAC) and Oby Ezekwesili of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)  described the two front runners as failed participants in Nigeria’s democratic history. According to a statement on Monday, Mr Sowore spoke … Continue reading 2019 Election: Ezekwesili, Sowore Warn Nigerians Against Voting Buhari, Atiku