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Biafra: US lawyers to file charges against Buhari, Buratai at ICC

The law firm of Fein & DelValle PLLC has announced that it, “is drafting a criminal indictment against Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusfu Buratai, for genocide and crimes against humanity under the [...]

October 17, 2017 Law
Buhari Hosts Young Female Supporters In Abuja

Buhari Hosts Young Female Supporters In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has played host to three children; Maya Jammal, Aisha Aliyu Gebbi and Nicole Benson at the presidential villa in Abuja. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media and Engagement Unit, Bashir Ahmad said the young [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics

See What I Saw at Govt House Enugu (Photos)

Govt House Enugu: On entry Enugu one of the things common to the new comer or old visitor of the state is this quotation ” Enugu is in the hand of God” as one who is too thoughtful you begin [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Independence Anniversary: Gov. El-Rufai pardons 13 convicts

How El-Rufai made Buhari terminate contract with Atiku’s Intels – Sugar

Alhaji Muhammadu Abdullahi Sugar, a political associate of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has accused Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State of using the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to fight the ex-VP. Sugar was reacting to the news of the termination [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said God had a purpose for the Nigeria

Osinbajo reveals God’s plan for Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said God had a purpose for the Nigeria with the kind of persons He put in positions of authority in the country at this time. He stated this at the Kingdom Summit 2017 of the Redeemed [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Fani-Kayode blasts Okorocha for erecting Zuma’s statue

Fani-Kayode blasts Okorocha for erecting Zuma’s statue in Owerri

Fani-Kayode blasts Okorocha for erecting Zuma’s statue: A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lashed out at Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for erecting a statue of South Africa president, Jacob Zuma, in Owerri. Fani-Kayode tweeted: “Nigerians are murdered by [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Jacob Zuma’s statue in Imo

Okorocha under fire for erecting Jacob Zuma’s statue in Imo

Jacob Zuma’s statue in Imo: Imo State governor, Rochas Owelle Okorocha has come under heavy attacks for erecting the statue of President Jacob Zuma of South Africa in the state. Okorocha during the weekend erected a statue in honour of [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
$5.5bn foreign loan: APC slams PDP for opposing Buhari’s request

$5.5bn foreign loan: APC slams PDP for opposing Buhari’s request

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has slammed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for opposing the decision of the federal government to obtain a $5.5 billion foreign loan. The PDP while kicking against President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow the foreign [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari’s govt. marginalizing Igbos

Buhari’s govt. marginalizing Igbos – Orji-Uzor Kalu

Buhari’s govt. marginalizing Igbos: A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has insisted that the South East region is being marginalized. President Muhammadu Buhari had in a meeting with Igbo [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Ezekwesili is a wailing wailer – Femi Adesina

World Bank projects: Ezekwesili is a wailing wailer – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has vowed not to respond to those he tagged as “wailing wailers” in their private capacities. Adesina said he was too busy to reply those wailers who [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
Exercise Crocodile Smile 11

Exercise Crocodile Smile 11: Buratai cautions soldiers

Exercise Crocodile Smile 11: The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has warned troops of the Nigerian Army participating in various internal security operations around the country to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law. He warned [...]

October 16, 2017 Military
Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

Alaafin declares OPC leader, Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo: The Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Chief Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo [...]

October 16, 2017 Government and politics
“Apart from the virtues of Baba Akande that I have enumerated above, a lesser known one is his deep sense of loyalty.”

2019 election: South West APC planning to replace Buhari with Tinubu – Dele Momodu

South West APC planning to replace Buhari with Tinubu: Publisher of the Ovation Magazine and former Presidential aspirant, Dele Momodu has given interpretations to recent comment by an All Progressives Congress chieftain, chief Bisi Akande. Akande during a meeting of [...]

October 15, 2017 Government and politics
Ekiti 2018:

Ekiti 2018: Oni’s campaign train visits elders forum, says he owes PDP nothing to pay back

Ekiti 2018: Oni campaign train visits Elders forum, says he owes PDP nothing to pay back The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Oni, has said that he was [...]

October 15, 2017 Government and politics
Coflicts in the corridor of power

General The many conflicts in corridors of power

Infightings have become a recurring decimal among officials of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration within the last few months. The theatrics of some of these frictions that have created bad blood among key government functionaries and their loyalists, thereby hampering government [...]

October 15, 2017 Government and politics

Militants threaten to stop oil exploration over Buhari’s special focus on the North

A coalition of agitators in the Niger Delta said yesterday that it has set off programmed attack troop to bring to a halt further oil exploration and exportation from the region, following the current NNPC outrage and scandalous revelation by [...]

October 14, 2017 Government and politics

I was World Bank’s vice-president when Buhari made request – Oby Ezekwesili opens up

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has opened up on the request made by President Muhammadu Buhari to the World Bank, to concentrate on the Northern part of the country. In a Twitter thread, Ezekwesili, who was vice-president of the organization [...]

October 14, 2017 Government and politics
Kashim Shettima

Southern govs were present when Buhari urged World Bank to support north – Shettima

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has reacted to the disclosure by World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, that President Muhammadu Buhari sought the institution’s support for Northern states. Shettima said five Governors, including three representing South-South, Southeast and Southwest [...]

October 14, 2017 Government and politics
What Buhari told me – Ibe Kachikwu

Leaked memo: What Buhari told me – Ibe Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and Energy, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has finally revealed what President Muhammadu Buhari told him after a brief meeting at the Presidential Villa last week. Following the controversial memo on the Group Managing Director [...]

October 14, 2017 Government and politics
Emefiele receives Forbes award [Photos]

Emefiele receives Forbes award [Photos]

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has received the 2017 Forbes Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award. He was given the award on Friday  by  the President of Forbes Customs Emerging Markets, Mr. Mark Furlong at [...]

October 14, 2017 Government and politics
Mischievous People Twisted Buhari’s Discussions With World Bank Boss – Presidency

Mischievous People Twisted Buhari’s Discussions With World Bank Boss – Presidency

Buhari’s Discussions With World Bank Boss: The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has described as mischievous and ignorant those criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to the World Bank Group for focus on the northern region of [...]

October 13, 2017 Government and politics
Goodluck Jonathan would not contest the 2019 presidential election

Why Niger Deltans Do not Want To Be Part Of Biafra – Goodluck Jonathan.

Goodluck Jonathan: I begin this write-up by saying that I mean no ill-thought towards the Biafran struggle or Igbos in general. What I’ve written here are mainly my personal reflections concerning the Niger Delta, especially with regards to non-Igbo groups [...]

October 13, 2017 Government and politics
Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB

Buhari has not informed us he will re-contest – South-West APC

Leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in South West geo-political zone on Thursday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has not informed them he will re-contest in the 2019 general elections. The APC stalwarts shortly after a stakeholders’ meeting [...]

October 13, 2017 Government and politics
Ibrahim Idris

IGP vs Misua: Idris begs court to stop Senate from investigating him

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, seeking an order restraining the Senate from investigating him. Senator Isah Misua, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, had alleged [...]

October 13, 2017 Government and politics
Femi Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode blasts Buhari for asking World Bank to concentrate on Northern Nigeria

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari, after it emerged that he told the World Bank president, Kim Yong Jim, to concentrate on Northern Nigeria. Fani-Kayode, in a series of tweets on Friday morning, [...]

October 13, 2017 Government and politics
Prof. Itse Sagay

Why APC leadership is not happy with my position in Buhari’s government – Prof. Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has told the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, that he is not afraid of losing the job. The senior lawyer and the leadership of [...]

October 12, 2017 Government and politics
Sambo Dasuki

Dasuki: Ex-NSA returns to prison, to know fate in 2018

The Supreme Court, on Thursday adjourned the hearing of an appeal by former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) to January 25, 2018. Dasuki, who was the NSA during the immediate past government of President Goodluck Jonathan, had [...]

October 12, 2017 Government and politics
Tel. No.: (63-33) 337-4841 to 44

EFCC releases Ekiti Commissioner, Accountant-General

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave [...]

October 12, 2017 Government and politics
Judge ‘washes’ hands off Evans’ case

Judge ‘washes’ hands off Evans’ case

Justice Abdulazeez Anka of the Federal High Court, Lagos has hands-off a fundamental rights case filed by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans. According to Justice Anka, the case file would be returned to the Administrative Judge for [...]

October 12, 2017 Law
Army, Police dismiss monkey pox vaccination in Anambra

Army, Police dismiss monkey pox vaccination in Anambra

The Nigerian Army and the Police on Wednesday dismissed as false social media reports of monkey pox vaccination of students in Anambra. In a statement signed by Col. Sagir Musa, Deputy Director Public Relations, 82 Division Enugu, the army described [...]

October 12, 2017 Military
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