Friday 21st July 2017,
Hope for Nigeria
Saminu Turaki

EFCC plans to rearrest ex-Jigawa Gov.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a fresh motion before an FCT High Court asking it to set aside the bail it granted to Saminu Turaki, the former Governor of Jigawa State. The EFCC in the motion [...]

July 15, 2017 Government and politics
N8.4 billion fraud at the Kogi State University(KSU)

Gov.Bello busts N8.4b payroll fraud at KSU

The Kogi State government announced on Friday that it had uncovered an N8.4 billion fraud at the Kogi State University(KSU), Anyigba. Mr Kingsley Fanwo, the Director-General, Media and Publicity to Governor Yahaya Bello, who disclosed this to newsmen in Lokoja, [...]

July 15, 2017 Government and politics
Osinbajo To Launch Tax Awareness, Income Declaration Campaign This Week

Osinbajo meets Dogara, Reps behind closed door

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday night met behind closed doors with some principal officers of the House of Representatives. The meeting which was held inside Osinbajo’s official residence, Aguda House, inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja was said to [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Femi Fani-Kayode: President Buhari is NOT better and he will NEVER return as President - Osinbajo Stop The Lies

If Buhari Is Declared Dead, Plan Is For Osinbajo To Appoint El-Rufai As VP – FFK

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July 14, 2017 Government and politics
fashola electricity

Fashola begs Nigerians to be patient with APC government

Lagos – The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said that the challenges of the power sector in Nigeria are manmade and not technical. Fashola, electric meter Fashola made the statement as a distinguished lecturer at [...]

July 14, 2017 Power
General Gowon

Nigeria’s unity not negotiable – Edwin Clark

YENAGOA – FORMER Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon yesterday urged state governors to stop the habit of abandoning projects left half way by their predecessors. Gowon stated this in Yenagoa while commissioning the new Bayelsa State Governor’s office, an [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Danjuma-Dogonyaro

Avert another war, Danjuma, Dogonyaro, Lekwot, others warn

RETIRED military generals and other Christian elders under the aegis of National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, have expressed sadness that Nigeria was drifting towards a needless conflict that could culminate in another war, if not well managed. Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile

Etisalat Nigeria changes name to 9Mobile

Etisalat Nigeria on Thursday changed its brand name to 9Mobile. The change of name, it was gathered, was approved at a management meeting, with the public relations consultant to the telco, Chain Reactions, confirming the development. Chain Reactions, promised to [...]

July 14, 2017 Telecomms
Nnamdi Kanu IPOB

Arewa youths ask UN to pronounce IPOB terror group, say Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries

ABUJA – NORTHERN youths under the aegis of Coalition of Northern Groups Thursday issued another threat, calling on the United Nations (UN) to as a matter of urgency, pronounce the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organization.   [...]

July 14, 2017 International
Man replaces lost thumb with big toe

Man replaces lost thumb with big toe

Man replaces lost thumb with big toe: An Australian man whose thumb was severed in a cattle herding accident has had a big toe surgically removed and transplanted onto his hand to replace the lost digit. Zac Mitchell was working [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Fake whistleblower in prison over Sambo’s house raid

Fake whistleblower in prison over Sambo’s house raid

A Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, remanded a whistle-blower, Abubakar Sani-Chindo, in prison for allegedly providing false information that led to the raid on former Vice-President Namadi Sambo’s residence in Kaduna by officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Kano will lose status without Igbo, others – Ganduje

Kano will lose status without Igbo, others – Ganduje

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, on Wednesday said Kano would not have risen to become a commercial nerve centre to reckon with without the presence of the Igbo and other ethnic nationalities. He also blamed the elite for [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
PDP announces ‘amnesty’ for Sheriff, Cairo, others

PDP announces ‘amnesty’ for Sheriff, Cairo, others

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has announced what it called “general amnesty” for its members who it said participated in the crisis that engulfed the party in the last 14 months. It said while it would overlook [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Dr Orji Kalu

Kalu applauds Osinbajo for dousing rumours about Buhari

A former Governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has said that those peddling rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari is on life support have been proven wrong. Kalu, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), spoke with the [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Sen. Ahmed Makarfi

Makarfi: PDP leadership crisis hard, sweet

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party’s leadership tussle was a “hard battle“. Makarfi told a delegation of the PDP former Ministers Forum led by its [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
NYCN to showcase Buhari’s 200 grand achievements

NYCN to showcase Buhari’s 200 grand achievements

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), in collaboration with a group, Buhari Victory Mobilisers (BVM), is set to launch a book on the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The book titled: “2 Years of Change: The Buhari/Osinbajo [...]

July 14, 2017 Government and politics
Emirates’ passenger dies on arrival at Lagos Airport

Emirates’ passenger dies on arrival at Lagos Airport

A Nigerian passenger on Emirates Airlines on Wednesday slumped and died on arrival at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The passenger, who arrived on the aircraft with registration number EK783 (DX),was identified as Dr Olusola Dada [...]

July 14, 2017 Transportation
Femi Fani-Kayode: President Buhari is NOT better and he will NEVER return as President - Osinbajo Stop The Lies

Femi Fani-Kayode: President Buhari is NOT better and he will NEVER return as President – Osinbajo Stop The Lies

Femi Fani-Kayode: I am constrained to tell the Nigerian people that President Buhari is NOT better and he will NEVER return as President.     The truth is that his situation is pathetic and critical. Acting President Osinbajo should STOP [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Recycling Past Leaders Will Give Birth To More Economic Crisis

Recycling Past Leaders Will Give Birth To More Economic Crisis

Recycling of old politicians that had tasted governance will not do good to the people of IMO state, let's adopt the political innovative ambition to inject new breeds to bring out new thing for the upliftment of the society. Old [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
markafi-s-court

PDP: S-Court judgment resets 2019 politics

..It’s victory of constitutionality over arbitrariness — Jonathan …Fayose, Wike, see victory as enabler towards 2019 …It means nothing to us in APC, says Bolaji AbdullahI ..God has used judgment to heal our wounds — Peter Obi   ABUJA—Nigeria’s  political [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Uncertainties in oil market threaten 2017 budget

Uncertainties in oil market threaten 2017 budget

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, says the 2017 budget implementation will be affected by growing uncertainties in the global oil market. Kachikwu told journalists on Wednesday in Abuja the Ministry of Finance and the Federal [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo, Completes List Of Incompetent And Troublesome Ministers To Be Sacked Immediately

Top sources in the Presidency, have officially confirmed that the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has already compiled the list of names of Ministers, to be sacked, any time from now. This came based on the fallout of Tuesday’s London meeting, [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Ayodele Fayose

Fayose: I Will Release 11 Damaging Pictures Of Sick President Buhari

EKITI State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has dismissed a statement credited to Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo that ailing recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari is hale and hearty after a visit to the latter in the United Kingdom. Addressing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Jonathan speaks on PDP’s Supreme Court verdict

Jonathan speaks on PDP’s Supreme Court verdict

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described Sen. Ahmed Makarfi’s victory on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle at the Supreme Court on Wednesday as verdict that would bring PDP together. Jonathan stated this on Wednesday on his tweeter handle in [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
jonathan

Supreme Court verdict will bring back PDP — Ex-president Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described Sen. Ahmed Makarfi’s victory on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle at the Supreme Court on Wednesday as verdict that would bring PDP together.   Jonathan stated this on Wednesday on his tweeter handle [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Senate gives agencies one week to submit 2017 budget

Senate gives agencies one week to submit 2017 budget

The Senate has given an ultimatum of one week to all agencies and corporations of the Federal Government that had yet to submit their 2017 budget for scrutiny and passage to do so. The agencies are those required by the [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Arewa Consultative Forum

Restructuring: ACF gives condition for support

Kaduna—Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, said, yesterday, it would only support calls for restructuring of the country on the condition that the exercise was just, fair and equitable for all Nigerians. Rising from its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting in Kaduna, [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
FAYOSE BUHARI

Buhari is critically ill – Fayose

Threatens to release 11 pictures of ailing President ABUJA-Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has dismissed a statement credited to Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo that ailing recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari is hale and hearty after a visit to the latter [...]

July 13, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari is in high spirit – Osinbajo

Buhari is in high spirit – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari currently in London on medical vacation “is in high spirit and is doing very well and recuperating”, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said. Osinbajo who visited the president on Tuesday in London said on Wednesday that, “we [...]

July 13, 2017 General, Government and politics
Nigeria May Stop Borrowing To Fund Budget — Adeosun

Nigeria May Stop Borrowing To Fund Budget — Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed that it was time the country stopped borrowing to fund its budget. Speaking today at the Presidential Quarterly Business Forum (PQBF) in Abuja, the Minister said instead of incurring additional debts to [...]

July 12, 2017 Government and politics
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