How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Breaking: Buhari heads to London for medical trip, education summit

July 26, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to depart Abuja later on Monday for London for medical trip aa well as participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education 2021-2025, an official statement by one of his media aides, Femi Adesina has revealed. According to the statement, the president is expected to return to Nigeria by the second Read More

Decongestion: FG urges state govts to build holding centres for awaiting trial suspects

July 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

The federal government has asked the state governments to put in places holding centres for the awaiting trial suspects as part of efforts to dicongest the custodial centres nationwide. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, said this at the commissioning of the Osun state command office complex of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Osogbo. In a statement issued in Read More

PIB: Stop instigating violence in Niger Delta, Bayelsa Senator warns Dickson

July 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Biobarakuma Wangagha Degi-Eremienyo, has warned former governor of Bayelsa state Senator Henry Seriake Dickson to stop instigating violence in the Niger Delta over the contentious Petroleum Industry Bill ((PIB). Degi-Eremienyo was reacting to a press conference by Dicskon on Thursday where where he accused the Minister of State (Petroleum resources), Chief Timipre Sylva of allegedly Read More

2023: Buhari has no succession agreement with Tinubu, Okechukwu replies Hanga

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has expressed support for the proposal for a consensus candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The APC chieftain also refuted the claim by Senator Hanga that there was an agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju Read More

2023: Buhari has no self succession plan, APC replies PDP

July 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari has no self succession plot. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had accused the president in a statement earlier. But the APC National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudoedehe, made the clarification through a statement Wednesday in Abuja. Akpanudoedehe said unlike the erstwhile ruling party under Chief Olusegun Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Matawalle pledges to address insecurity in Zamfara

July 20, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Zamfara state Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has reiterated his administration’s commitment to addressing the lingering insecurity challenges facing the state. The governor stated this Monday in a state broadcast to mark Eid-El-Kabir festival. He said the insecurity challenges was inherited by his administration from the previous government two years ago, stressing that the peace and dialogue with bandits terrorising the Read More

Eid-el-kabir: Lets work for national unity, Buni tasks Nigerians

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni,  has called for national unity as Muslim faithful celebrate Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival. Buni said the period of Eid-el-Kabir, calls for a deep reflection into the lessons of devotion, sacrifice and obedience as exemplified by the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail.  In a Read More

NBC, NPC amendment bill: #FixPolitics backs freedom of press

July 17, 2021 Editor 0

The #FixPolitics initiative, a citizens-led research-based initiative designed for structural change of politics and governance in Nigeria has raised her voice to defend the freedom of the press following the suspension of the bill for the amendment to the laws establishing the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the Nigeria Press Council (NPC). A statement signed by the Executive Director, #FixPolitics, Read More

E-transmission of votes: PDP to sue NASS

July 16, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will drag the National Assembly to Court over the approval of electronic transmission of election results with conditionality. PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus who stated this while addressing a press conference, Friday said “we have called you this afternoon to join our voices and anger with that of Nigerians and all lovers Read More

WAANSA patron hails Abuja school over girl-child, education devt

July 16, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

The patron of West African Action Network on Small Arms (WAANSA, Maj.-Gen. John Gbor (retd.), has commended the management of Premiere Academy Abuja for its commitment to the development of the girl-child as well as that of education in the country. He gave the commendation Thursday when he led a delegation of WAANSA to the school. He noted that “according Read More

Breaking: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Tuesday July 20 and Wednesday July 21, 2021, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on this occasion. “I call on Muslims to continue Read More

2023 Presidency: It’s the turn of North-east – COPJA

July 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA) has called on the political class and all political parties to ensure the Presidency of the country is rotated round the six-geo-political zones of the country, rather than only North and South, as a way of ensuring inclusion and national unity. It, however, said North-east should be allowed to produce the next Read More

Deployment of Falcon Eye for maritime security will save Nigeria billions of US dollars – Buhari

July 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

Nigeria’s deployment of the state-of-the-art surveillance system, Falcon Eye, for maritime security would save the country billions of US dollars, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said. Speaking at the commissioning of the facility, Osinbajo said deployment of the Falcon Eye would also effectively degrade piracy and other crimes around the Gulf of Guinea and beyond. “It is estimated that Nigeria Read More

Borrowing: Don’t mortgage future of unborn Nigerians, SSASGOC tells Buhari

July 13, 2021 Moses John 0

The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASGOC) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against heavy external borrowing in the country. At the end of its Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting in Abuja Monday, the association urged the president to ensure the government harnessed the country’s abandoned resources instead of mortgaging the future of Nigerians with external Read More

Breaking: Buhari invites Senators to Aso Rock

July 13, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday morning informed 109 Senators of the 9th Senate of his readiness to dine with them inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja. This was disclosed in a letter to the Senate which was read on the floor of the plenary same day by the Senate President Ahmad Lawan. The President’s invitation to the lawmakers is coming same Read More

APC govs: Matawalle’s entrance strengthens membership, leadership recruitment

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have commended Zamfara state governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, for joining their fold, saying the later’s entrance into the ruling party will strengthen membership and leadership recruitment. In a statement signed by its chairman and Kebbi state governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Tuesday in Abuja, also commended what they described as “exceptional political virtues, and Read More

Breaking: Senate bows to pressure, rejects Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as INEC National Commissioner

July 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has finally refused to confirm Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media Lauretta Onochie as National Commissioner for Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Senate on INEC had screened her last week despite public uproar when she was nominated by the President. During the screening, Onochie said she wasn’t a member of the All Progressives Congress Read More