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President Buhari Appoints SGF

According to the APC Situation room, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ogbonaya Onu as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The APC has retracted the announcement, according to the party, they were ‘hacked by some dubious people to pass across false information’. Read More »

President Jonathan to formally dissolve FEC today

In preparation for its final handing over to the incoming administration, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, will be formally dissolved today. The session which will be headed by President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to witness a formal speech by the President, where he notes his achievements while in office since May 29, 2011. Ministers are also expected to make speeches ... Read More »

Cabinet members who failed President Jonathan(See Photos)

In the next five days, President Goodluck Jonathan will hand over the nation’s mantle of leadership to the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. The five-year tenure of the President was topsy-turvy because of the motley crowd in his cabinet. In this piece, BELLO IMAM takes a look at cabinet members who actually failed to deliver, which later rubbed off on Jonathan as ... Read More »

Former President Obasanjo Loses Sister

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lost his younger sister, Madam Adunni Oluniola Eweje-Obasanjo. Obasanjo broke the news when he hosted women leaders from the South-west at his residence in Abeokuta, Thisday reports. He said the meeting would not have held “if only I realised that my sister would be called. But, the appointment has been scheduled.” The women leaders ... Read More »

I Believe In President Buhari’s Change, Jonathan Failed Woefully – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has expressed confidence in the leadership of the President-elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, advising him not to take Nigerians for granted in administering the country. Obasanjo spoke while hosting a delegation of South West Women Leaders led by the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief (Mrs) Alaba Lawson, at his Hilltop Mansion in Abeokuta. “When I came in 1999, ... Read More »

[OPINION] As President Jonathan Heads For Otuoke, He Leaves Legacy Of Corruption, Lies, And Waste By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Looking back through our history, Nigeria has been led by a series of heads of states and presidents. Some like Murtala Muhammed, Muhammadu Buhari the President-elect, and Yakubu Gowon left a legacy of service and wisdom. Others of course, like Sanni Abacha and Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida have been disasters. Majority of Nigerians would agree that President Goodluck Jonathan belongs to ... Read More »

We’ll Choose Senate President On Merit – Bola Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said that choosing the Senate President will be based on merit. He said this in Abuja on Thursday, May 21, after a closed-door meeting with the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. He said: “Well, you have heard from the party; you have heard from leadership. My desire is not ... Read More »

Shuuu! Two Cousins Of President Jonathan Reportedly Kidnapped In Bayelsa

Two cousins of President Jonathan, Patience Egbeni and Kate Eni were kidnapped by 6 unidentified gunmen dressed in military uniform in Akimpelai, Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa State yesterday May 19th. According to a source who spoke with The Nation, the women who are maternal cousins of President Jonathan were abducted at about 8.30am from their provision stores located along the ... Read More »

Nigerian Elected As President of The Global Network of Export-Import Banks

The Global Network of Export-Import Banks and Development Finance Institutions (G-NEXID) concluded its 10th Annual General Meeting today at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland with the election of Mr. Roberts U Orya, the MD/CEO of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) as its new ‘Honorary President.’ The G-NEXID, with a membership of 24 institutions – – was established in ... Read More »

President Jonathan Signs N4.425tn 2015 Budget

President Goodluck Jonathan has signed the 2015 Appropriation Bill into law, THE PUNCH has authoritatively learnt. Investigation by our correspondent on Monday revealed that Jonathan decided to sign the budget into law a couple of days back without fanfare. There have been concerns among Nigerians on whether Jonathan will sign the budget before May 29 when he will formally hand ... Read More »

Pressure Mounts On Obama To Attend President Buhari’s Inauguration In Person

As the May 29 inauguration of Nigeria’s President-elect and the Vice President-elect draws closer, pressure is mounting on the White House on who to represent the United States at the event. While the immediate past U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Johnnie Carson, is asking President Barack Obama to send his deputy, Vice President Joe Biden, to lead the American delegation ... Read More »

President Jonathan And Family Moves Out Of Presidential Villa

President Goodluck Jonathan and his family have relocated from his main official residence at the presidential villa to another section of Aso Rock, in preparation for the handover ceremony on May 29, The Nation reports. The presidential family now lives at the Glass House to allow for the renovation of the main official residence of the president for its next ... Read More »

OPC, Ex-militants Set To Lose Contracts says president GMB

An investigation by Vanguard recently, indicates that there are plans to dismiss the security groups in charge of oil pipelines and waterways. The man behind the process was a Director in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Organisation. He is in charge of liaising with experts in the sector and other people to work out the template for the ... Read More »

President Jonathan and his family wants to Travel out of the country

The president is likely to take this break shortly after handing over power to the incoming administration of Mohammadu Buhari on May 29. According to Vanguard, Jonathan revealed this at a closed door meeting with the leadership of the party at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday, May 13. The meeting was meant to end the lingering crisis in the party ... Read More »

SHOCKED! See Who Is Standing Next To President Jonathan (Photos)

… And in the two photos made available to us,former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo was the one standing next to President Jonathan as they posed to take photographs after holding a meeting of the Council of State, which held yesterday inside the Presidential Villa. Obasanjo has before now been avoiding such meetings but strolled in at around 12:15pm to attend ... Read More »

Army General says he is gonna overthrown president Pierre of Burundi

An Army general has announced that, he has overthrown the president Pierre Nkurunziza who travelled to Tanzania for EAC Summit. Major General Godefroid Niyombare, who was fired by Nkurunziza as intelligence chief threemonthsago, told reporters at a military barracks in the capital, Bujumbura, that he was working with civil society groups, religious leaders and politicians to form a transitional government. ... Read More »