Buhari greets media guru, Muhammed Idris, at 55

May 1, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the General Secretary of Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Mohammed Idris, on his 55th birthday. In a congratulatory message issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday, Buhari joined family members and friends to celebrate with the ”influential media and communications entrepreneur, whose profile continues to rise.” The president congratulated Idris, the Read More

Group hails DEPOWA’s post-traumatic stress disorder initiative

May 1, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, Mothers for United Nigeria (MUN), has commended the President, Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), Barr (Mrs) Vickie Irabor, for plans to provide a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) centre for military personnel and families. Barr. Vickie Irabor had during her recent visit to the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, unveiled the plan. The DEPOWA president who is also wife Read More

Addax: Senator Magnus Abe Affronted Buhari, Goofed, By Yamai John

April 28, 2021 Yamai John 0

By curiously questioning the wisdom of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the substantive Minister of Petroleum Resources, in canceling the revocation by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) of four oil mining leases belonging to Addax Petroleum Exploration Nigeria Ltd., Senator Magnus Abe goofed and exceeded his brief. Here is why. In a position which can only be interpreted Read More

PDP, other hired contractors can’t blackmail Pantami to resign – Forum

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Professionals’ Forum (PPF) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians at large to ignore the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other “hired contractors” calling for the sack of Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Ibrahim Isa Ali Pantami. The forum said the opposition party and Read More

My relationship with Buhari cordial, frank, honest – Tinubu

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has dispelled insinuation of crisis between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that his relationship with the President “cordial, frank and honest.” Tinubu, however, asked Nigerians to support for the President’s efforts at addressing the increasing security challenges facing the country. Asiwaju made the appeal shortly Read More

Appointments: Senate tasks Buhari on merit, federal character

April 26, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate through its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure combination of merit and federal character principle on appointments of people into public offices. Specifically, the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele (APC Ekiti Central), gave the admonition on Monday during confirmation hearing held for Hon Justice Salisu Garba Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s insecurity is real, APC admits, sympathises with citizens

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the current state of insecurity bedeviling the country is real even as it sympathised with Nigerians who have been victims. The ruling party, however, assured that it won’t play politics with matters of life and collective wellbeing of the country. In a statement released Monday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

Parliamentary workers give condition for ending strike

April 25, 2021 Moses John 0

The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) Sunday said the ongoing industrial action by the workers would only be call off if the relevance authorities met the demands of the union. They said the workers are willing to sustain the ongoing strike since all the Governors and Speakers of the 36 States of the federation are reluctant in meeting the demands Read More

Group demands Fashola’s resignation over deplorable Abuja-Keffi road

April 25, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

A group of concerned road users, under the umbrella of The Road Users Development Network of Nigeria, have berated the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola for deplorable conditions of the Abuja-Keffi Expressway. The group said the Minister abandoning such an important federal road is not only a betrayal of public confidence,  but an offence to humanity, saying the Minister Read More

Gunmen kill NSCDC officer, steals riffle in Edo

April 22, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Gunmen suspected to be robbers have shot dead an  officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) guarding the University of Benin Bursar’s private residence at Ogheghe Community, Ikpoba-Okha local government area of Edo state. The incident reportedly occurred at about 2.45am on Thursday at the presidential area of the community.  A community source who craved for annonimity Read More

Be president to all sections of Nigeria, APC chieftain, Akere tells Buhari

April 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Sunday Akere, has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari to be more of Nigerian president than a Northern or Fulani leader.   Speaking at a news forum of the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Osogbo, Tuesday, the former Commissioner for information and strategy during the administration of Rauf Aregbesola Read More

We’re oppose to fuel increase, APC tells Buhari

April 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All progressive Congress (APC) has declared  that it is oppose to any further increase in the price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as fuel. APC’s Caretaker Committee Secretary, Sen. James Akpanudoedehe, made this declaration Tuesday in Abuja, at a media interface organised by the APC Professional Forum explained that the party’s position had been accepted by Read More

Secession agitators can’t intimidate, bully Buhari, Presidency declares

April 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidency has asked Nigerians to ignore those calling for secession, saying President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be intimidated and bullied for their selfish interests. The seat of power also ruled out the calls for another National Conference to discuss the much talked about unity of Nigeria. Speaking Tuesday at the national secretariat of APC during a media interface organised by Read More

Mr. President while you were away..

April 18, 2021 Prince Charles Dickson 0

While the cat’s away the mouse will play; na before be dat, PCD. In Yoro, Honduras, the people speak of the lluvia de peces, or the rain of fish, which they commemorate with a festival during the rainy season. Miracles such as this, it is hoped, will rescue people from the tribulations of hunger. Roberto Sosa (1930-2011), one of the Read More

PDP members benefiting more from Buhari’s govt – Okechukwu

April 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu, has said that members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have majorly benefited from President Muhammadu Buhari’s continuity trademark. The President promised continuty on his return from medical check up which the opposition PDP frowned at. But in a statement he Read More

APC disowns ‘fake zoning list’ in circulation

April 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Nigerians to disregard “a fake zoning list” in circulation, saying the arrangement was not from the Caretaker Committee. A purported zoning list emerged on social media on Wednesday  listing the zone to produce certain offices ahead of the 2023 general elections. But when asked to authentic the said list, national secretary, Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Read More

2023 presidency: Group to mobilise 37m supporters for Yahaya Bello

April 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A political support group known as Project One Nigeria Movement for Governor Yahaya Bello, has declared that it will mobilise about 37 million supporters for the actualization of the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello’s presidential ambition ahead of the 2023 general elections. A statement by it’s National Coordinator, Olujuwon Obasanjo, Thursday in Abuja, said it has perfected plans to get Read More

2023: Drop your presidential ambition, APC group tells Yahaya Bello

April 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of North-central Council of APC, has asked the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello, to drop his presidential ambition for the zone to produce the next national chairman of the ruling party. The group led by its leader, Dr. Kassim Muhammad, told newsmen at the APC national secretariat, Thursday in Read More

APC ward leaders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Akpabio

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Ward executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ukana West 2 have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Godswill Akpabio and other leaders of the party. Eearlier, the party leaders in Akwa  Ibom had declared Akpabio as the authentic leader of the party in the state. the affirmation was contained in a communiqué Read More

Breaking: FG receives additional 100, 000 Astrazeneca vaccine doses from India

April 6, 2021 Editor 0

The federal government has received an additional 100,000 doses of the Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccine from India. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, who disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja said the vaccines, donated by the government of India to Nigeria, will help boost the number of Nigerians to be vaccinated. Details loading…

Effium killings: Ebonyi indigenes demand investigation into escape of 55 suspects

April 6, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has demanded for thorough investigation and prosecution of the Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi state, Aliyu Garba and other security personnel for claiming that 55 suspects arrested in connection with the killings in Effium communities escaped. In a statement released to newsmen Tuesday in Abuja by the President of the Read More

Autonomy: Judiciary workers to shut down courts Tuesday

April 4, 2021 Moses John 0

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has directed her members accross Nigeria to shut down courts following the inability of Goverment to implement Financial Autonomy of the Judiciary in line with the Constitution and other extant laws. The union had on 13th March 2021 issued a 21- day ultimatum which elapsed on Sunday April 2021,  and strike begin Monday but Read More

PDP, Atiku mourn Yinka Odumakin

April 3, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expresses shock over the death of right activist, social crusader and National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin. PDP described the death of Odumakin as a huge loss to the nation and particularly, the PDP, given his erudite contributions to national dialogue and relentless commitment towards the development of democratic ethos in our country. The Read More

Bazoum sworn in as Niger Republic President after aborted coup

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Niger has had its first democratic transfer of power after Mohamed Bazoum was sworn in as president. It comes just days after the government says it thwarted an attempted coup by parts of the military. The West African nation is facing increasing attacks by jihadist groups and political tensions in the country since the election in February. The inauguration marks Read More