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Monthly Archives: October 2019

2019: For Peaceful Polls, Let IG Retire Jan 15 – PDP Tells Buhari

Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, retire on January 15, the IG’s 60th birthday. The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and [...]

January 3, 2019 General

Atiku Paying $90,000 Monthly To American To Give Fake News – Buhari’s Camp Alleges

It alleged that the slew of fake news, especially on social media, targeted at the Nigerian military was the handiwork of Atiku and his media organisation. The group stated that recent untrue claims of terrorists’ attacks on the military, desertion [...]

January 3, 2019 General

We’ll go tough unless FG recognises Islamic calendar instead of Jan 1 —MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has vowed to “go tough” if the Federal Government fails to recognise the Islamic calendar, stating that it would employ civil actions to press home its demands. It lambasted the Federal Government for recognising January 1 as [...]

January 2, 2019 General

We won’t leave without arresting Melaye, Police vow as they surround his mansion

The Police authorities have vowed not to leave Senator Dino Melaye’s residence until they arrest him. The Police have subsequently deployed over 50 additional policemen around Melaye’s residence located on 11, Sangha Street, Off Mississippi, Maitama, FCT. Findings indicate that [...]

January 2, 2019 General
Lai Mohammed

Offa Robbery: Lai Mohammed releases alleged evidence Saraki didn’t donate N10m

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that he is presenting to the public available pieces of evidence of how the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, lied that he donated N10 million to the victims of Offa [...]

January 2, 2019 General

APC accuses PDP, Atiku of sponsoring smear campaign against Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of sponsoring smear campaign against President Muhammadu Buhari. Addressing a press conference in Abuja yesterday, APC National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, [...]

January 2, 2019 General
Shehu Shagari

Nigerian Missions in US open condolence registers for Shehu Shagari

The Nigerian Missions in the United States have opened Condolence Registers in honour of late former President Shehu Shagari. Shagari died on December 28, 2018, at the age of 93, and the Federal Government of Nigeria declared a three-day mourning [...]

January 2, 2019 General
Dino Melaye

Police denies trying to break into Dino Melaye’s residence

Nigeria Police has denied allegations that it plans to break into the Abuja residence of Nigeria lawmaker, Dino Melaye. Melaye, who represents Kogi South Senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate had alleged that brought tools to break into and vandalize the [...]

January 2, 2019 General

Adeboye codes 2019 prophecies, Olukoya sees strange happenings

The General Overseer, The  Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Monday night refrained from giving straightforward prophesies for 2019 for fear that politicians might twist the prophecies to suit their purposes. While preaching during the evening service [...]

January 2, 2019 General
Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan, governors welcome 2019 with hope

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to hope for a better future. In his New Year’s  message via his Twitter and Facebook accounts,  Jonathan said  2019 would offer the citizens a new opportunity to aspire to  realise their  dreams [...]

January 2, 2019 General
No provision for dredging ports outside Lagos, says Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Budget: No provision for dredging ports outside Lagos, says Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has pointed out that there is no mention in the 2019 budget of the need to dredge the various ports outside Lagos to decongest the Tin Can Island and Wharf ports. The Manufacturers Association [...]

January 1, 2019 Economy
National Assembly

National Assembly, highest beneficiary of 2018 FG releases –Presidency

The Presidency on Monday described as untrue, allegations by some federal lawmakers that the executive was deliberately under funding the National Assembly 2018 budget, in order to achieve a predetermined objective. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National [...]

January 1, 2019 Government and politics
2019 budget

2019 budget: Buhari to spend N1bn on travels, N98m on food

The Federal Government budgeted N1,001,318,171 for President Muhammadu Buhari’s local and international travels in the proposed 2019 budget. The budget proposes N250,021,595 for the President’s local trips and N751,296,576 for him to travel internationally. Meanwhile, N83,974,710 was budgeted for Vice-President [...]

January 1, 2019 Government and politics

NLC’s insistence on N30,000 minimum wage unpatriotic – Govs

Governors on Monday described as unpatriotic the insistence of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)  that N30,000 was the least it would accept as the national minimum wage. They added that it was an attempt to hold President Muhammadu Buhari and [...]

January 1, 2019 Government and politics
abacha loots

TraderMoni: Buhari Is Relooting Abacha Loots — Fayose

A former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has described the Federal Government TraderMoni scheme as not only an avenue for advanced votes buying but direct “re-looting of the Abacha loots.” Fayose questioned the rationale in Vice President, Prof. [...]

January 1, 2019 Government and politics