Breaking: Buhari signs Police Bill 2020 into law

September 17, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said on Thursday. In a statement issued in Abuja, Adesina said the president communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly in a memo dated September 16, 2020, through the Clerk of the legislature. Read More

Again, Bagudu visits flood victims in Kebbi communities, directs immediate provision of relief materials

September 12, 2020 Editorial III 0

Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has directed immediate provision of food, water and construction of additional toilets to displaced people affected by the floods in Bagudo local government area of Kebbi. According to a statement Saturday by the Special Adviser on media to the governor Yahaya Sarki, the governor gave the directive on Friday while on visit to commiserate with internally Read More

Economy: Buhari orders minister, others to parley Labour Saturday

September 11, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The federal government and organised labour will meet on Saturday, September 12, on the state of the economy. Consequently, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday gave the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, the directive to attend the meeting with an enlarged group of government institutions connected to government finances. The meeting will enable the government to up open Read More

Breaking: Buhari sacks Dokubo as Amnesty Programme coordinator, appoints administrator

August 27, 2020 Editor 0

Professor Charles Dokubo has been sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Coordinator, Amnesty Programme. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Col. Milland Dikio (retd.) as Interim Administrator (Amnesty Programme) with effect from August 21, 2020. “This followed Read More

Insurgency: Begin rehabilitation efforts in 5 liberated states, CSO urges FG

August 20, 2020 Adoyi M. Aba 0

The Centre for African Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has called on the federal government to begin the process of rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts in the five states liberated from Boko Haram in the North-east. The centre also hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for liberating five states in the North-east from the terrorists. CALSER called on the government to begin rebuilding Read More

APC: Hold me accountable for my comments not govs, PGF boss tells Oshiomhole

August 18, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said he has respect for the immediate past national chairman of the the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and other party leaders. Lukman declared that his recent public statements were not meant to disrespect any party leader but as a geniue member of the ruling party, where internal Read More

Focus on crumbling PDP, APC advises Secondus

August 17, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  has asked the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus, to concentrate his energy on recuing his party which has allegedly become “shockingly rudderless” under his watch.  The APC was reacting to the recent comments by the PDP national chairman on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) decision Read More

Include Baro Port in Sovereign Wealth Fund projects, lawmakers urge Buhari

August 16, 2020 Awaal Gata 0

Federal and state lawmakers under the Niger South Senatorial District, have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to include Baro port on its list of projects funded through its Sovereign Wealth Fund, in view of the economic importance of the port. The lawmakers, led by Senator Bima Mohammed, made the charge while addressing newsmen on Saturday after a tour on the project Read More

US visa ban: We ‘ve substantially met demands – FG

August 13, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government Committee on Citizen Data Management and Harmonisation said it has concluded its assignment and substantially addressed the concern of the United States America on citizen data that led to its imposition of visa ban on Nigerians.  Following the temporary visa restrictions placed on Nigerian citizens on January 31, 2020 by the United States Government, President Muhammadu Buhari, Read More

Exposed! Those gaining from Nigeria’s security crisis

Barely two weeks after Borno state Governor Babagana Zulum alleged sabotage in the military’s fight against insurgency, his Zamfara counterpart, Dr. Mohammed Bello Matawallen, has also accused some ‘power-seeking’ politicians of benefitting from the nation’s security challenge, particularly in the northern part of the country. In recent time, the northern part of the country has continued to face one security Read More

Malami writes Buhari, says I’m not corrupt

August 11, 2020 Tope Sunday 0

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, refuting claims that he is corrupt and has embezzled public funds. Malami in the letter, listed the sources of his income before he became a minister and how he came about them, claiming that he is not corrupt and has never taken Read More

BMO to army, police: Dont take Sowere’s threat lightly

August 5, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

The planned protests by the Coalition for Revolution, conveners of the “Revolution Now” protests, is only a subterfuge. It is, in fact, another attempt by the anarchist Omoyele Sowore to actualise his desire for chaos and destabilisation, the Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has warned.  “Security agents, including the Directorate of State Services (DSS) must understand that what is being touted Read More

Electoral reform and citizens political participation

July 8, 2020 Moshood Isah 0

The steady decline in voter turnout in Nigeria remains a cause for concern and calls to question the nation’s 21 years of uninterrupted democracy. After six circles of general elections, citizens are yet to trust the electoral system enough to participate in it. This is rightly so because the system is yet to inspire citizens’ confidence, and this calls for Read More

Edo guber: Nobody can intimidate us, Wike tells Ganduje

July 7, 2020 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Edo State Governorship Campaign Council, Governor Nyesom Wike Tuesday said nobody can intimidate members of the Peoples democratic Party (PDP), assuring that Godwin Obaseki will return on September 19. Wike stated this during the inauguration of the 92-man campaign council at the PDP national headquarters in Abuja in reaction to Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje’s Read More

Is EFCC chair Magu on his way out?

Following his summon by a presidential panel to answer some questions bordering on his integrity as the acting chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), there are speculations that the embattled anti-graft boss, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, may be on his way out of office. Indications to this effect came to the fore Tuesday following disclosures by multiple sources who spoke Read More