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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Amaechi speaks on Buhari, Igbo presidency, 2019 election

First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazuluike Amaechi, has assured that the Igbo will get their turn to lead Nigeria. He said this in reaction to politics ahead of the 2019 election as well the clamour for Igbo presidency.   Abuja-Kaduna [...]

January 6, 2018 Government and politics

Abuja-Kaduna railway: Senator Bruce hits El-rufai over Yar’Adua

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray Bruce, has told Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, that his (El-Rufai’s) hatred for late former President, Musa Ya’Adua has clouded his judgement on who initiated the Abuja-Kaduna railway. The lawmaker said this [...]

January 6, 2018 Government and politics

George Weah set for thanksgiving at Synagogue Church of All Nations

Liberian President-elect, George Weah is set for his victory Thanksgiving at T. B Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations. A top insider told Sun that the visit of the president-elect is to thank God over his victory in the run-off [...]

January 6, 2018 Africa

Fani-Kayode reveals how Gov Ortom can stop herdsmen killings

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has disclosed how Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State can end the menace of Fulani herdsmen in his state. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chieftain said Ortom must leave the All Progressives Congress, [...]

January 6, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku reacts to ‘sponsorship’ of Fulani herdsmen

Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked an allegation that he is the chief financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). The association is the national body of Fulani herdsmen. Paul Ibe, Atiku’s spokesman, in a statement on [...]

January 6, 2018 Government and politics

Aisha Buhari recuperates, opens up on Yusuf

The health of wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has improved. Aisha had been on admission for high blood pressure at Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja. Aisha was placed on bed rest following her son’s involvement in a bike accident. Yusuf and his [...]

January 6, 2018 Health issues

Omoku killings: Buhari seeks partnership with Rivers to tackle insecurity

The Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazzau, representing President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday visited Rivers State to assess the security situation in the state. The visit followed the killing of 21 persons returning home after the crossover night service in Omoku, [...]

January 6, 2018 Government and politics

Forget plans of fuel price hike, PDP tells FG, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday told the Federal Government to perish the thought of hiking the price of fuel from the already exorbitant N145 per litre, saying such would not only be criminal, but also inhuman and completely unacceptable. [...]

January 6, 2018 Government and politics

Herdsmen killings: CAN urges FG to act decisively before it becomes national war

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the federal government of violating the constitution, which they swore to uphold, having failed to protect Nigerians from the attacks of Fulani herdsmen in different parts of the country. While insisting that [...]

January 6, 2018 Incidents

Government to prosecute marketers selling petrol above N145

The Federal Government would prosecute any marketer that sells petrol above the recommended N145per litre, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has warned. Speaking yesterday during a meeting of the committee set up by government to [...]

January 6, 2018 Oil & Gas