Nigerian Govt approves N185bn for reconstruction of 14 roads The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 road projects across the country. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, revealed this when he briefed State House correspondents...... read more
June 12 Will Return Nigeria Back To True Democracy – Group A youth organisation under the aegis of 372 Youth Network for Stability of Nigeria, has described the proclamation of June 12 as a pointer that is capable of returning Nigeria to the path of true democracy. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday during a press conference to mark the occasion the...... read more
President Buhari appoints new heads for federal agencies President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of new heads for two federal agencies and tenure renewal of six others. In a statement, Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation said the president approved the appointments on Tuesday in Abuja. According...... read more
Soyinka: It’s confusing for Buhari to honour Abiola and admire his “Tormentor-in-Chief” Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday said it was confusing for President Muhammadu Buhari to honour the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, late Chief Moshood Abiola while at the same time admiring his ‘tormentor-in-chief.’ Soyinka spoke in Abuja at the conferment of posthumous CGFR on Abiola...... read more
June 12: Umeh suggests national honour for Humphrey Nwosu, others Senator representing Anambra central at the National Assembly, Senator Victor Umeh has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for taking the move to re-write the wrongs of the past. Umeh says the honour done to the acclaimed winner of the June 12th, 1993 presidential election, M.K.O Abiola and his Running mate, Babagana Kinghibe...... read more
Aregbesola, Oshiomhole led govs’ assault against me – Okonjo-Iweala     A former Minister of Finance and the Coordinating Minister of the Economy under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has revealed that the duo of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state, and his Edo counterpart, Comrade Adams Oshiohomole, led the governors’ assault against her over her stance...... read more
Eid-el Fitr: Nigerian govt declares Friday, Monday public holidays The Federal Government has declared Friday, 15th and Monday, 18th June as public holidays to celebrate this year’s Eid-el Fitr. This was confirmed by the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Monday, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr M. B. Umar on Monday. He congratulated...... read more
Looters’ List: Lai Mohammed Faces Another Contempt Charge A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday granted two former ministers, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode and Mrs. Nenadi Usman, leave to serve the Information Minister, Alh. Lai Mohammed, notice to appear before the court and explain why he should not be committed to prison for contempt. The Information Minister had on...... read more
Nigeria, Morocco sign agreement on gas pipeline, agric training    Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday in Rabat, Morocco, signed three agreements, which includes a regional gas pipeline that will see Nigeria providing gas to countries in West Africa sub-region that extend to Morocco and Europe. The signing of the agreements, witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari and King...... read more
How Osinbajo escaped death from failed helicopter engine – Aso Rock Chaplain     The Chaplain of the Aso Villa Chapel, Pastor Seyi Malomo has narrated how Vice President Yemi Osinbajo escaped death when his helicopter developed engine problem after a visit to the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja last Thursday. Last Thursday, after the graduation of 40 senior officers...... read more
Buhari says Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during Civil War   President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the Civil War. This, Buhari said, was because the then head of state, Yakubu Gowon, issued strict instructions to the army, that Biafrans were not enemies but “brothers and sisters of the rest of Nigerians”. Buhari stated...... read more
Buhari must be held accountable for actions of his IGP, appointees – National Assembly   The National Assembly on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari must be held accountable for the actions of his appointees, including the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. This was one of the resolutions reached by the joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday. “The President must be held accountable...... read more
Fire Military officers in charge of Boko haram Campaign, Fasehun tells Buhari   The founder of the Oodua People’s Congress, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has called for the removal of military officers in charge of the Boko Haram campaign. Addressing newsmen in Lagos on the state of the nation, Fasehun said President Muhammadu Buhari should mandate the military to end Boko Haram insurgency within...... read more
Buhari Vs Obasanjo: Pot calling kettle black Slowly but gradually, the relationship between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari is deteriorating beyond repairs. Though it is obvious that the two leaders, who share common backgrounds as retired military generals and one time military leaders were heading for a bout after Obasanjo advised Buhari against his...... read more
Offa robbery: I’ve no link with band of criminals, plot concocted to embarrass me – Saraki   Senate President, Bukola Saraki has denounced police’s claim inditing him in the Offa robbery in which 33 people were killed, saying he has no link with any band of criminals. The police had on Sunday invited Saraki to explain what he knew bout the robbery, saying five of the suspects...... read more
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