FG Advocates Improved Financing for Prepaid Metering The Vice-President, Professor, Yemi Osinbajo, has called for increased financing in the power sector to improve the number of prepaid meters that the Distribution Companies (Discos) need to deploy in Nigeria’s households as well as the economy. Osinbajo, who disclosed this recently in Lagos during his visit to Mojec International (local...... read more
I will fight corruption till the end - Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect the larger interests of the ordinary Nigerians whom he said were the worst victims of diseases, poverty, malnutrition and other afflictions.  ...... read more
Buhari returns to Nigeria, says more looters to be jailed President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja last night at the expiration of his vacation in London with a vow to jail more of the thieves that brought economic problems to the country. His plane touched down at the Presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 6.35p.m. He alighted...... read more
Saraki, Dogara explains why NASS can't reconvene The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have just explained why the National Assembly cannot reconvene now. They stated that as a prelude to resumption, the Joint Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Electoral Matters and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission would have...... read more
Lack of fund threatens budget implementation The implementation of the capital component of the 2018 budget is yet to start due to lack of funds, nearly two months after the signing of the Appropriation Act by President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Trust investigations reveal. The 2018 budget has a total deficit of N1.95 trillion, equivalent to 67 percent...... read more
Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Northern, N/Delta Elders Want NASS Invaders Prosecuted Nigerian Leaders and Elders Forum has rejected the probe panel headed by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, into the invasion of the National Assembly by masked operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) last week, saying the IGP is not qualified to investigate such a report given his...... read more
UN Security Council warns over tensions in Nigeria, others The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the growing violence across states in Nigeria and it border countries. The international body in a statemnet released on Sunday, August 12, said it is worried over the continued tensions linked to electoral processes, social and economic difficulties and conflicts between farmers and...... read more
NASS Invasion: It’s a coup against democracy – Saraki, Dogara The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have released a joint statement in which they described the invasion of the National Assembly by security officials as a “coup against democracy.” Saraki and Dogara condemned the invasion of the sanctity of the...... read more
Saraki: Falana faults defection, says it's unconstitutional  Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has faulted the defection of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, his Kwara State counterpart, Abdulfatah Ahmed, from All Progressives Congress, APC, to Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying, it was unconstitutional. This is even as foremost constitutional lawyer and human...... read more
Buhari inspects campaign office, returns to London President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Friday, embark on a 10-day working holiday to London, United Kingdom (UK). Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement yesterday, said the President has already written to the National Assembly on his planned trip. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...... read more
Why Saraki dumped APC After weeks of speculations, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, have dumped the All Progressives Congress for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Saraki announced his decision in a statement on his verified social media accounts on twitter and Facebook on Tuesday. The statement...... read more
FG set to refund N37.9bn to Anambra The Federal Government has approved the refund of N37.95billion to the Anambra government out of N43billion owed the state for the repair and rehabilitation of federal roads and other intervention funds on federal government projects in the state.The Senator representing Anambra Central, Chief Victor Umeh, who dropped the hint at Isu-Aniocha...... read more
Stop the Persecution of NASS Leadership Now, Atiku tells Buhari   Former Vice President and a PDP presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from persecuting National Assembly leadership.   Atiku said this while reacting to the siege laid at the residence of NASS leadership. Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Deputy Ike Ekweremadu were...... read more
Kwankwaso, Melaye, 13 other senators dump APC for PDP   President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has read a letter from 13 members of the All Progressives’ senators declaring their defection from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmakers include Rabi’u Kwankwaso (Kano-Central), Dino Melaye (Kogi-West), Adesoji Akanbi (Oyo-South), Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo-Central), Rafiu Ibrahim...... read more
EFCC invites Senator Ekweremadu for questioning The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited the Deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, for questioning. The invitation letter, dated July 24, 2018 (today), also asked him to report on the same day at 10am. The letter of invitation came a few hours after the invasion of Ekweremadu’s...... read more
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