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Buhari Now Operating as Part- Time President – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says President Muhammadu Buhari has now become a part-time and ceremonial President who is only seen during the Friday Jumat service at the Presidential Villa. Speaking on Sunday, through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the governor said it was necessary for Nigerians to be properly informed about ... Read More »

BREAKING! Senator Isiaka Adeleke Is Dead

The three-term Senator currently representing Osun West Senatorial district having won the election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2015. Mr. Adeleke died today at Bikets Hospital in Oshogbo the Osun state capital after suffering a heart attack according to family sources. He was 62 years. Read More »

President Buhari Condoles with Osun Govt, National Assembly Over Death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke

Buhari in a condolence message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, described the late lawmaker as “the gentle and kind-hearted former Governor of Osun’’. He said that Adeleke had passionately and relentlessly championed the cause of the less-privileged and most vulnerable in Nigeria. According to him, the sudden loss of ... Read More »

“Amaechi Tried To Bribe Me” – Inyang Okoro Accuses Minister

One of the Supreme Court Justices arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services Justice John Inyang Okoro, has accused Minister of Transport Rotimi Amachi of having attempted to bribe him over three election petitions matters that were resolved earlier this year. In a letter addressed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Okoro narrated his ordeal in the ... Read More »

Presidency Passes Vote Of Confidence On Emefiele

The Presidency appears to have passed a vote of confidence on the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, following the moves by some members of the House of Representatives to remove him from office. A Presidency source said, at the weekend, that the Federal Government has confidence in Emefiele to see the country, alongside top government ... Read More »

Gov. Yahaya Bello Approves N156m for the Completion of 22 Abandoned Water Projects

To avoid waste of resources committed to projects by the previous administration, Kogi State government has approved the sum of N156m for the completion of 22 abandoned water projects across the three senatorial zones of the state. The state’s Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr. Salami Ozigi, who made the disclosure at a news conference in Lokoja, over the weekend, said ... Read More »

Arrest Patience Jonathan Now, She Is Not Above The Law – APC

. – Comrade Timi Frank has said that Nigeria’s ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan is not above the law – The scribe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said Dame Patience is not above the law – Timi Frank has asked the ex-First Lady to go clear her name before the EFCC Chief scribe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade ... Read More »

President Buhari’s Message On Eid-El-Kabir To Nigerians (READ)

. Fellow Compatriots, as you celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir, I salute your steadfastness in spite of the difficult economic times the country is going through. The lessons of the Eid are piety and sacrifice and, my dear brothers and sisters, you have exhibited these in equal measure. The present recession is as a result of cumulative effects of worldwide economic downturn ... Read More »

President Buhari’s Message On Eid-El-Kabir To Nigerians (READ)

Fellow Compatriots, as you celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir, I salute your steadfastness in spite of the difficult economic times the country is going through. The lessons of the Eid are piety and sacrifice and, my dear brothers and sisters, you have exhibited these in equal measure. The present recession is as a result of cumulative effects of worldwide economic downturn and ... Read More »

Man Caught With 25 Permanent Voters Card (Pvcs) In Edo State

WITH few days to the election, a middle-aged man was, weekend, arrested with about 25 Permanent Voters Card (PVCs) at Ugo in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of the state. The man was alleged to have been luring people by telling them that whosoever submits his/her PVC would be given a N200,000 empowerment loan. A resident of the area, who was ... Read More »

EFCC: We Stopped Sunday Karim From Traveling Abroad Over Arms Scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says a member of the House of Representatives who was barred from traveling out of the country on Thursday is wanted for his alleged links to the arms procurement scandal. Sunday Karim, a Peoples Democratic Party member representing Kogi State, was stopped by the State Security Service at the Abuja International Airport as ... Read More »

Court Bars Police, DSS, INEC From Interfering

Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja In yet another ruling from a court of concurrent jurisdiction, a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the police, Department of State Security (DSS) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to interfere with the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled to hold ... Read More »

Police Invite Dogara, Others For Alleged Budget Padding

AIG Ali heads probe panel APC meets with Speaker, Jibrin Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has raised a five-man special team to probe the alleged padding of the budget by House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and some of his principal officers. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) Amodu Ali-led Special Investigative Panel (SIP) has invited Dogara, his ... Read More »

Must Read!List Of 31 Ex-Governors That Will Face Corruption Charges(Godswill Akpabio,Obong Victor Attah Incuded)

Senate President Bukola Saraki, factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff; and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, are among 31 former governors whose alleged corruption cases investigated by the anti-graft agencies are likely to be reopened soon. The PUNCH had exclusively reported on Tuesday that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar ... Read More »

We Will Takeover Nigeria-APC Chairman Boasts

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress has boasted about winning the entire South-east and South-south regions. The All Progressives Congress, APC has kicked off the gubernatorial election campaign in Edo State for its flagbearer, Godwin Obaseki in high spirits and high hopes. The honourable National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has expressed his expectation of the ... Read More »

Okupe To EFCC: I’ve Heart Problem, Please Don’t Detain Me

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday confirmed a fresh grilling of Dr. Doyin Okupe, who was a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Okupe was questioned over alleged N162million illicit payments to him and his companies by a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and Chanchaga Local Government in Niger State. But the former ... Read More »

Any Attempt To Impeach Buhari Will Be Resisted As It Was Done In Turkey–APC Govs

BENIN CITY – GOVERNORS of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of the Progressives Governors Forum, Saturday at the flagging off of the governorship campaign of the candidate of the party in the September 10 governorship election in Edo state, Mr Godwin Obaseki, declared that the peoples power are behind President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that Nigerians would resist ... Read More »

Just In! Former Oil Minister, Shettima Ali Monguno Is Dead

Former oil minister and the greatest philanthropist of Borno, Shettima Ali Monguno is dead. He was 90 years old. Dr. Shettima was abducted in Maiduguri by Boko Haram terrorists in May of 2013, leading to global outrage before he was released. He is well noted and recognised for his philanthropy including helping to build Qur’anic and Western schools and sponsoring ... Read More »

Former Presd. Atiku’s Eid el-Fitir Message to Nigerian Muslims (READ)

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged Muslims in the country to portray Islam positively through the spirit of tolerance and commitment to peaceful coexistence in their everyday conducts. In a release from his media made available to the media, the Turaki Adamawa denied making any statement on the ragging rift between the principal officers of the National Assembly and ... Read More »

President Buhari Sacks Ibe Kachikwu as NNPC boss, Approves New Board Of Directors

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as provided for under Section 1(2) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Act of 1997, as amended. President Buhari replaces Dr. Ibe Kachikwu who until today occupied the position and doubled as Minister of State for Petroleum Resources. He however allowed him to ... Read More »

Federal High Court Confirms Sack of Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP Chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt this morning declared the May 21 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) legal and that its decisions did not violate any known law or the constitution of the party. Delivering judgment on a suit brought before him by the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, the Presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed ... Read More »

EFCC States Condition for Sen. Iyiola Omisore’s Release

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has given conditions for the release of Sen Iyiola Omisore who was arrested in Abuja yesterday morning after a raid and thorough search of his house. According to a statement by the spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Osun state, Prince Diran Odeyemi, EFCC in a letter handed over to Omisore ... Read More »

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 »