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 signs N983bn 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law

July 26, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday signed the 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (House of Representatives), Mr Umar Elyakub, has said. He told State House correspondents that the President assented to a N982,729,695,343 supplementary budget. He said the Act would largely focused on funding security and health concerns. Details loading …

Education remains my top priority – Buhari

July 22, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Daura, Katsina State, said improving quality of education will continue to be his government’s priority. Speaking while receiving the proprietress, principal and students of a private school, Premier Pacesetters School, Daura, at his house, President Buhari gave assurances that more emphasis will be given to improvement of education.  “We will allocate an increasing share of 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

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

Senate approves Buhari’s N2.343trn external borrowing request

July 7, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the authourisation of N2.343 trillions! ($6.183 billion USD) as External Borrowing in the 2021 Appropriation Act.  This was just as it directed the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, the Director General of the Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha, and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Read More

Breaking: Uneasy calm as gunmen assassinate President in Haiti

July 7, 2021 Editor 0

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse has been killed in an attack on his home in the nation’s capital, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Claude Joseph said the president’s residence in Port-au-Prince was stormed by unidentified armed men at 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT). The First Lady was reportedly also injured in the attack. Mr Joseph said that “all measures Read More

At 62, I’m too old to be Nigeria’s President – El-Rufai

July 4, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state said despite being suspected of nursing ambition to be Nigerian president for 15 years, he does not have presidential ambition and is too old lead Nigeria at 62.  According to the governor, some people have painted him in bad light and called him names including Jihadist since 2005, just to keep him out of Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Buhari’s vision, policies ensuring self-sufficiency in food production – APC group

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was moving Nigeria steadily towards self-sufficiency in food production in a way that has never been witnessed since independence.  The group said the country’s steady progress in the administration’s efforts at positioning agriculture as the fulcrum of the country’s economic Read More

Tenure elongation: Nabena rallies support for Buni’s comtt, lauds Buhari

June 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Yekini Nabena, has rallied support for Governor Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker Committee of the party, even as he commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting tenure extension for the 13-man committee. The President had approved tenure extension for Governor Buni-led APC caretaker committee after a closed-door meeting Read More

Again, Buhari approves fresh appointments

June 26, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a Chairman, and an Executive Secretary for the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). In a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), the appointment is for four years.  “The Chairman is Mr Atuonwo A. Obinna, while the Executive Secretary is Mr Abdulkadir Saidu, reappointed for another Read More

Nigerian ambassador presents credentials to Erdogan, pledges improved relations with Turkey

June 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Ambassador of Nigeria to the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Ismail Yusuf Abba, has pledged to constructively engage with the Turkish government to promote Nigeria’s interest and further strengthen the excellent bilateral relations between the two countries. Ambassador Yusuf said this after presenting his Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Turkey, HE, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at Read More

Breaking: President has power to extend IGP’s tenure, Court rules

June 18, 2021 Editor 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ruled that the President has power to extend the tenure of a retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP) pending the completion of the process for the appointment of a substantive successor. Justice Ahmed Mohammed while passing the judgment on Friday said if the President has power to appoint, he should be be Read More

Gov’shp: APC clears Moghalu, Uba, 12 others for primary election

June 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday received the report of the Screening Committee for the Party’s 2021 Anambra State Governorship aspirants. The Committee screened fourteen (14) aspirants, namely: Sen. Emmanuel Andy Uba; Nwokafor Amobi Daniel; Dr. George N. Moghalu; Hon. Paul Izuchukwuorajiaka; Chief Edozie Madu; Dr. Read More

Insecurity: ‘Buhari’s govt acquires first Landing Ship Tank for Navy 42-yrs after’

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign (APC-LAC) has said that Nigeria recently acquired its first new Landing Ship Tank (LST) since 1979 under President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The APC group also said the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) received anout 23 new aircraft since 2015 as part of commitments of Present administration Read More

Buhari salutes Gen Abdulsalami at 79

June 14, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), on his 79th birthday. In a statement issued Sunday, the President joined family members and friends to celebrate with the iconic leader, whose legacy of setting the country on the path of democracy and good governance, and passionate pursuit of peace continues to yield results. Read More

Breaking: President collapses in Zambia

June 13, 2021 Agency Report 0

Zambia President Edgar Lungu collapsed in the capital, Lusaka, during a national defence day event on Sunday, local media reported. Shortly after, Secretary to the Cabinet, Dr Simon Miti, issued a statement to reporters and the State TV, assuring the local public and the international community that President Lungu “is well and has continued to discharge his duties”. Dr Miti Read More

N32.9trn debt, a necessary burden – Lawan

June 12, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday said “debt is a necessary burden for the country in bridging the infrastructure deficits.” Lawan, who stated this during a question and answer session at a media briefing to mark two years anniversary of the 9th Senate, also said the 9th National Assembly “is not a rubber stamp of the executive Read More

PANDEF wants constitution of NDDC board within 7-days

June 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has given the federal government a one week ultimatum to inaugurate a board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Speaking Friday in Abuja, leader of the forum, Chief Edwin Clark, who gave the altimatum, said the inauguration of a board for the commission was critical in the interest of the people of the Read More

Breaking: French man who slapped President Macron may bag jail term

June 10, 2021 Editor 0

A 28-year-old man on trial for slapping French President Emmanuel Macron testified Thursday that the attack was impulsive and unplanned, and prompted by anger at France’s “decline.” Damien Tarel faces possible jail time and a fine if found guilty of assaulting a public official at the special emergency trial in the southeastern city of Valence. Tarel was quickly arrested after Read More

Breaking: FG declares Monday public holiday to mark democracy day

June 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has declared Monday, 14th June, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a United and prosperous Nation. Read More