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Daily Archives: September 22, 2018

House of Reps denies planning to hold joint session with Senate over Saraki, Ekweremadu

The House of Representatives has denied that the Senate and the House Reps plan to reconvene at a joint session to consider the report of the 2019 elections budget and other financial proposals by President Muhammadu Buhari. There were reports, [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari writes National Assembly upon return from vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to the National Assembly, informing it that he has resumed as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity confirmed this development [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s relatives pressurizing him to reinstate sacked DSS DG, Daura, fire NSA, Mongono – Junaid Mohammed alleges

Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker has alleged that some relatives of President Muhammadu Buhari are pressurizing him to reinstate the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura. Recall that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recently sacked Daura [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari returns to Abuja after 10 days vacation in London

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after 10 working days holiday in London. The presidential plane conveying Buhari and few of his aides landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at 6.38p.m. Mr Buhari [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Ogun rejects anti-workers tag

Ogun rejects anti-workers tag: Ogun State government says nothing could be farther from the truth like the insinuation that the relationship with its workforce is fractured. According to the state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Basorun Muyiwa Oladipo, there is [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Obaseki, UN task leaders on aid workers

The Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has called for global action against attacks on humanitarian workers rendering help to victims of conflicts across the world. Obaseki, who gave this charge, yesterday, in Benin, during commemoration of the World Humanitarian [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Insecurity scaring motorists Off Abuja -Kaduna highway

Except prompt actions are taken by the Federal Government, the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway may not leave the league of most deadly routes in the country any time soon This is because the spate of attacks and killings on the road has [...]

August 19, 2018 Military

Violence, ballot snatching mar Taraba by-election, Rivers rerun

Mild drama played out, yesterday, in Takum Local Council of Taraba State, as some youths attacked the convoy of Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Alhassan Jumai Aisha. The Guardian observed that voting and accreditations started smoothly at about [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Ohanaeze asks Ndigbo to caution IPOB

The Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has asked Ndigbo to call the pro-Biafra agitators, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to order over their incessant attacks on the organisation at slightest opportunity. Ohanaeze said it has become common for IPOB [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics

Saraki: Disarray in APC over impeachment

The plot by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to remove Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki may have suffered a set back due to suspicion and distrust among the party leadership and the lawmakers. Apart from lack [...]

August 19, 2018 Government and politics
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