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Tinubu v Oyegun: EFCC storms APC secretariat over alleged fraud by National Chairman

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Thursday stormed the national secretariat of the ruling All Prigressives Congress (APC) as part of its investigations into the alleged misappropriation of the party’s fund by Chief John Oyegun led National Working Committee (NWC). Amidst the controversy on Thursday, former Lagos state governor and the […]

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Brig. Gen Chukwu Replaces Brig. Gen. Kukasheka as Army Spokesperson

The Director, Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig-Gen. Sani Usman Kukasheka  has been replaced by Brig-Gen. JTE Chukwu. General Usman stated this  in a statement Thursday that he is proceeding on a senior executive course at the National Institute for Policy and Strategy Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos. “Good evening all, I am glad to inform you that […]

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Constitution Ammendment: Bayelsa rejects independent candidature

The Bayelsa State House has rejected two provisions out of 15 proposed for consideration and voting on the 4th alteration to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Bayelsa Assembly,  which considered the 15 provisions sent to State Houses of Assembly by the National Assembly,  rejected the issue of independent candidacy and the […]

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Ango Abdullahi appointed NEF’s BOT chairman

…Demands end to killings The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has appointed Prof. Ango Abdullahi, as its chairman Board of Trustees (BOT) and convener of the forum, even as they demanded an end to the killings across the country. A statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the Chairman Implementation Committee, Mahammed Bello Kirfi, said the decision […]

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Another Village head accuses Osun Monarch of assault

A village head in Tooto, Ola-Oluwa Local Government Area of Osun State, Ganiyu Akanfe, has alleged that Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba AbdurRasheed Akanbi, assaulted him and attempted to kill him. He said he escaped death by whiskers when the suspected thugs led by Oluwo’s chief, Sooko, invaded his house and tried to kill him on […]

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Group Hails Buhari, Military Over Quick Rescue of Abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls

A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Transparency and Good Governance, has commended the quick intervention of the Nigerian military in the abduction of over 94 schoolgirl from their school in Dapchi, Yobe state which led to their immediate rescue. The group said as compared to the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls where the then […]

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  2019: Call El-Rufai, Bello to order, ADP tells Buhari

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and his counterpart in Kogi state Yahaya Bello over what it called “intolerance” of the two chief executives towards oppositions. ADP was reacting to the alleged destruction of its bill boards in Kogi state and […]

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PDP still terrified by current transparency in governance – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the main opposition People Democratic Party (PDP) was still terrified by its current transparency in governance, adding that the former governing party wanted the country to continue to wallow in the culture of corruption and impunity. The APC was reacting to some accusations raised by the PDP […]

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APC 2019: All 342 Kano delegates for Buhari, Kwankwaso gets nothing- Ganduje 

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said that the state has the highest number of delegates in the All Progressives Congress (APC) that would determine who gets the presidential ticket of the party in the 2019 general elections. In an exclusive interview with Blueprint newspaper in Abuja, Ganduje said all the 342 delegates […]

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Why there’s no insurgency, herdsmen, farmers’ crisis in Kano – Ganduje 

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said that the peace being enjoyed in the state in spite of pockets of insurgency and conflicts between farmers and herdsmen was as a result of government’s policy of inclusiveness and proactive approach to security issues. The governor, who disclosed this in an exclusive interview with Blueprint […]

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500 students to participate in NCDMB inaugural oil and Gas career show

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring  Board (NCDMB) is set to sponsor about Five hundred students  from the Nine States of the Niger Delta region to participate in the inaugural career talk show on oil and Gas development in the country. The show, opened to secondary schools in the Niger Delta region and sponsored by […]

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N70million scam: Senator Adamu removed as Chairman Northern Senators Forum, Wamakko appointed

Senator Aliyu Wamakko has been announced as the new chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, according to a letter read at Wednesday’s plenary by Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The letter, which was signed by the Spokesman of the forum, Senator Dino Melaye, said it was the decision of majority of the northern Senators. Senator […]

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Borno Elders Commend President Buhari, ICRC, Others Over Release of 10 Askira Uba Women

Margi Elders Forum has commended President Muhammadu Buhari , International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Nigerian Military and other organizations involved in timely release of the abducted 10 women from Askira Uba LGA of Borno state.  The women were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents while in a police convoy that was attacked along Maiduguri-Damboa road […]

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APC Secretariat demolition: El-Rufai capable of destroying democracy – Timi Frank

  …Says Kaduna gov doesn’t respect Buhari, Tinubu Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has asked all Nigerians, especially political leaders across board not to keep quiet over what he described as “anti-democratic tendency” exhibited by the Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, in the demolition of […]

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Herdsmen/farmers: Osun govt suggests traditional way of settlement

Osun state government has suggested a traditional way of settlement for ending the killing by the dreaded Herdsmen in the country. The Commissioner for Special Duties and Chairman, Committee on Peaceful Co-existence between Fulani/Bororo and Crop Farmers in the state, Mr. Mudashiru Toogun, said Osun state has not recorded any killing due to its traditional […]

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Fresh N10bn NHIS scam: APC government stinks – PDP

…Says Presidency has no honour left The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led presidency has no honour left after reports that it concealed a N10 billion theft perpetrated by its officials at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). It said the nation is being shoved to the precipice as the Buhari […]