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Buhari Did Not Apologize to the Senate – Ita Enang

The Senior Special Assistant to the president on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, has refuted reports that he apologized to the senate on behalf of the presidency. Media reports stated that Enang apologized to the senate over remarks made by Okoi Obono-Obla, a special assistant to the president on prosecution to a senate committee on Thursday. According to him, ... Read More »

INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Uche Ogah

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued the Certificate of Return to Mr Uche Ogah as the Governor of Abia State. INEC’s Director of Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzi, says this follows an order by the Abuja Federal High Court mandating INEC to immediately issue Certificate of Return to Mr. Uche Ogah who came second at the last Peoples Democratic Party ... Read More »

Court Throws Out Certificate Suite Against President Buhari

An Abuja Federal High Court has struck out suite against President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature in the 2015 election over academic qualification. The Court struck out the suite foolowing an application by the lawyer, Nnamdi Nwokocha Ahaiwe, who had gone to court wanting President Buhari declared unqualified for the presidency, today brought an apploication for discontinuance of the based of section ... Read More »

President Buhari Appoints Boss Gida Mustapha as NIWA MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Boss Gida Mustapha, as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority. This is according to a statement by the Director (Press and Public Relations) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi. The statement said the appointment of Mustapha, “a lawyer with extensive experience ... Read More »

Benue Gov Lament Of Not HavingMoney To Conduct LG Polls

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has declared that the state lacks the financial wherewithal to conduct council polls in the state. “We don’t have money to conduct local government election”, the governor said in no uncertain terms. The state Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC), had earlier presented a bill of N1.5 billion for the conduct of the council polls but ... Read More »

David Cameron Resigns as Prime Minister

David Cameron has resigned as prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The prime minister said Britain required “fresh leadership” to negotiate the country’s exit from the EU. “I do not think it would be right for me to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination,” he said in a statement outside Downing ... Read More »

Ibrahim Babangida Arrives Nigeria From Germany

Former Military president and dictator Ibrahim Babangida landed in Minna International airport around 3:30pm from Germany in a chartered plane marked N550 DR following a medical treatment in Germany,amid his abroad treatment there were circulation of a dead report about him which he would later debunked as a fallacy . Report has it that the former military president is expected ... Read More »

Olusegun Obasanjo Officially Joins Twitter

The former President of Nigeria,Olusegun Obasanjo has joined popular Social networking platform, Twitter this afternoon. Other Twitter accounts bearing Olusegun Obasanjo are regarded as fake. See Obasanjo’s first tweet below I’ve finally embrace social media since it expand the possibilities of engagement. Glad to officially be on twitter. Let’s respect ourselves Read More »

FG Appoints Acting Auditor-General of the Federation

The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) on Tuesday approved the appointment of Mrs Florence Anyanwu as the acting Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF). This is contained in a statement issued by Mrs Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, the Chief Press Secretary, Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation in Abuja. It said that Anyanwu took over in acting capacity due to the retirement ... Read More »

Jonathan: I Did Not Leave Empty Treasury

Admits he is being investigated Bolaji Adebiyi in Abuja and Crusoe Osagie in Lagos Former President Goodluck Jonathan monday said he did not leave an empty treasury for President Muhammadu Buhari who took the reins of government from him on 29 May last year. “It is not true; there is no way that he (President Buhari) would have inherited an ... Read More »

Don Obaseki Withdraws From Governorship Race In Edo

BENIN CITY—BARELY 11 days to the primaries of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, a governorship aspirant of the party, Mr Don Obaseki, Monday, announced his withdrawal from the race, saying that he has lost faith in the scheduled primaries of the party. He said he hopes to contest the governorship election under another platform which he said he ... Read More »

El-Rufai Wants To Kill Me: Shehu Sani

•APC: don’t take the Senator seriously Senator Shehu Sanni representing Kaduna Central has alleged of plans by Governor Nasir El-Rufai to kill him. Sani, in a statement by his aide, Suleiman Ahmed, claimed that El-Rufai made the threat at a Town Hall meeting in Giwa Local Government on June 4. In the statement “Hate speech and threat to life by ... Read More »

We’ll Consult Wide Before Approving ECOWAS-EU Free Trade Deal—buhari

…as ECOWAS Commission gets new President By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday night in Dakar, Senegal, said Nigeria would consult widely before endorsing the Economic Partnership Agreement, EPA, between Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and the European Union, EU, on free trade deals. The President said it was necessary to do so to allay the fears of ... Read More »

Niger Delta Avengers’ Website Taken Down

Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, Google-hosted website, through which the militant group prolifically promoted its attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta, especially in the last one month has been brought down. It was observed, yesterday night, that it was everlastingly out of action and a visit to the site read: “404. That is an error. The requested URL ... Read More »

Finance minister says FG spend N165bn on salaries and allowances every month

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, today disclosed that the Federal government spends N165 Billion every month to pay salaries.‎ Adeosun disclosed this during a joint meeting with the security chiefs of paramilitary agencies under the ministry of interior on continuous audit and migration from manual to automated payment system in Abuja today May 24th. ‘As you know, we spend N165bn ... Read More »

President Buhari To Spend N3.9bn On Aso Rock Maintenance

President Muhammadu Buhari will spend N3.914bn on the maintenance of the Presidential Villa, Abuja this year. This is apart from another N282.962m he has already set aside for the General Maintenance Services of State House (Headquarters); and the N41.844m budgeted for General Maintenance Services of State House Operations (Vice President). These figures are contained in the details of the 2016 ... Read More »