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Northern Elders’ Forum

Northern Elders’ Forum Orders Fulani Herdsmen To Vacate Southern Nigeria

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has asked all Fulani herdsmen residing in the southern part of the country to vacate immediately if their security was no longer guaranteed.  Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the chairman of [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants

Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants, Under Fire

Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants The move by the Federal Government to electronically register illegal migrants in the country has come under criticism, with some observers describing it as a backdoor to unleash an “army of occupation” on Nigerians. [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Obaseki

Obaseki To Ex-Governor: Edo State money is for Development, not for individuals

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said leaders must be prudent and disciplined in the way they handle state treasury while in office.  According to Obaseki, leaders who have been saddled with the responsibility of leadership, especially at the [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Fani-kayode

Fani-kayode Reacts To Call For Relocation Of Herdsmen From Southern Nigeria

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has commended the call for herdsmen to leave southern part of Nigeria. The area comprising of the South-West, South-East and South-South region are often under attacks by suspected armed herdsmen who kill, maim, rape and [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom: APC Moves To File Petition To Compel Chairman To Step Aside

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has polished up plans and might move any moment from now to file an application at the Tribunal seeking to compel the Chairman of the Tribunal for National and State Assembly [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
AREWA Youth

Arewa Youth Task FG To Beef Up Security, Commiserate With Fasoranti

LAGOS – Members of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) have called on the Federal Government to ensure it steps up security in the country to guarantee safety of lives and property of citizens. The group also commiserated with Chief [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Your Video Evidence Is Empty

‘Your Video Evidence Is Empty’ – Buhari, INEC, Others Tell PDP

‘Your Video Evidence Is Empty' – Buhari, INEC, Others Tell PDP Today, the Independent National Electoral Commission described the 48-compact disc evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as empty and lacking in probative [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Pat Utomi

Pat Utomi: Fulanis Made Me Rich, They Did More For Me Than My Own People

Pat Utomi: Never get yourself involved in *ethnic hatred or religious bias*.I'm a Christian from Niger Delta, but most of the things I've ever achieved occurred through the help of non-Christians and non-Niger Deltans. 1. I was actually looking for [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Presidential Tribunal: Drama As Atiku Denies Buhari Use Of Video Player

Presidential Tribunal: Drama As Atiku Denies Buhari Use Of Video Player

Hearing in the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal took a dramatic turn on Monday as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s lawyers denied lawyers to President Muhammadu Buhari access to a video player in the tribunal.  Atiku and [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
ACF

We’re Still Studying Obasanjo’s Letter – ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has reacted to the open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo in the letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, had expressed worry over high level of insecurity in [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Obasanjo’s Open Letter

PDP Reacts To Obasanjo’s Open Letter, Warns Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the insecurity has vindicated the party’s position. Obasanjo, on Monday in another open letter to President Buhari, lamented about the state of [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Osinbajo

Nigeria Yet To Attain Self-sufficiency In Rice Production, Says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the country is yet to attain self-sufficiency in rice production. He was speaking at the 4th National Discourse organized in Lagos by The Companion, an association of Muslim Men in Business and the Professions [...]

July 15, 2019 Government and politics
Kano Governorship Election Tribunal Strikes Out Contempt Charge Against INEC

Kano Governorship Election Tribunal Strikes Out Contempt Charge Against INEC

The Kano Governorship Election Tribunal, chaired by Justice Halima Shamaki, struck out the charge following the prayer by the counsel of the PDP, Barrister  Adegboyega Awomolo(SAN)  who reported that INEC had substantially complied with the order requesting them to grant [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Special Presidential Investigation Panel

Presidential Panel Seals Senator Nwaoboshi’s Properties In Abuja, Delta & Lagos

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has sealed off suspicious assets and property belonging to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, located in Warri, Asaba in Delta State, and Lagos State. The Presidential Panel carried out the action [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

Rising Poverty Greatest National Security Threat, Says Atiku

Former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the greatest threat to national security was the rising wave of poverty that has remained unchecked among Nigerians. In [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
EFCC

EFCC admits receiving petition on Osinbajo’s firm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said yesterday that investigation into an alleged N100bn Alpha Beta scam involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s firm is ongoing. EFCC in a statement by its acting Spokesperson, Tony Orilade reacted to a story [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Uzor Kalu

Many Senators Are Disappointed With Their Salaries – Uzor Kalu

A former Abia State Governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has revealed that many senators are disappointed with their salaries after they got far below what they expected before getting into the Senate. Kalu, who is the Chief Whip of the [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Tribunal adjourns as bandits attack, injure PDP witnesses

Buhari/Atiku:Tribunal adjourns as bandits attack, injure PDP witnesses

Tribunal adjourns as bandits attack Some witnesses heading to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja to testify against President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, have been attacked and injured by armed bandits. The Peoples Democratic [...]

July 13, 2019 Government and politics
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Photos From Dino Melaye Mother’s Burial

Dino Melaye Mother's Burial : Senator Dino Melaye finally laid his mother who died in the month of May to rest, the funeral ceremony took place yesterday. Below are pictures from the event! [...]

July 13, 2019 Government and politics
ICPC Seizes Akpabio’s International Passport

ICPC Seizes Akpabio’s International Passport

ICPC Seizes Akpabio’s International Passport The woes of former Senate Minority Leader, Chief Godswill Akpabio has been further compounded with seizing of his International Passports and other travel documents by the nation’s anti-corruption agency, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other-related [...]

July 13, 2019 Government and politics
FG gives 6-months grace for registration of irregular migrants in Nigeria

FG gives 6-months grace for registration of irregular migrants in Nigeria

The federal government has announced a six-month amnesty window for irregular migrants in Nigeria to voluntarily turn in themselves to the Nigeria Immigration Service for the purpose of free electronic registration. Speaking at the Official Commissioning of the Migrant e-Registration [...]

July 13, 2019 Government and politics
Tinubu

Kaduna Politician Behind Tinubu 2023 Items

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Thursday disowned a “faceless group” pushing his alleged 2023 ambition. The group of “mischief makers” has packaged campaign souvenirs, such as T shirts, fez caps and leaflets to embarrass the former [...]

July 13, 2019 Government and politics
Ministerial List

BREAKING! Ministerial List: I Am Under Tremendous Pressure – Buhari

Ministerial List: President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to calls for him to form his cabinet. Addressing the leadership of the National Assembly during a dinner on Thursday night in Abuja, the President said he is under pressure to unveil his [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Presidential Panel Announces Recovery Of N3 Billion From Two Civil Servants

Presidential Panel Announces Recovery Of N3 Billion From Two Civil Servants

Presidential Panel Announces Recovery Of N3 Billion From Two Civil Servants The Special Presidential Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), on Wednesday, said it has recovered over N3 billion from two senior officials by the Petroleum Equalization Fund [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Strangers Were My Ministers During My First Term – Buhari

Strangers Were My Ministers During My First Term – Buhari

Strangers Were My Ministers During My First Term – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said most of the ministers he appointed when he was first elected president in 2015 are strangers. Mr Buhari who took almost six months to appoint [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Ministerial List Not With Us. Senate

Ministerial List Not With Us. Senate

Expectations of millions of Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari will hit the ground of his second term in office running with the appointment of his cabinet ministers was dashed on Thursday as the Senate denied receiving the ministerial list. The [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Picks 15 Special Advisers

Give Me More Time To Name My Ministers, Buhari Begs Senate

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night pleaded with the leadership of the National Assembly to give him more time for him to compile list of ministerial nominees. President Buhari also told the presiding and principal officers of the nation’s federal legislative [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Godwin Ndudi Elumelu

80 Reps Back Elumelu, Ikpeazu And Other House Members Suspended By PDP

Eighty members of the House of Representatives on Thursday joined Minority Leader Godwin Ndudi Elumelu and his group in solidarity as they appeared before a probe panel constituted by the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Deji Adeleke

Adeleke Family Alleges Betrayal, Rejects 2022 PDP Gov Ticket

Deji Adeleke, elder brother to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the September 22, 2018 governorship poll in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, on Thursday, said many promises made by the PDP before the family accepted the party’s governorship [...]

July 12, 2019 Government and politics
Sanwo-olu Declares Lekki, Admiralty Toll Plaza Free

Sanwo-olu Declares Lekki, Admiralty Toll Plaza Free On Thursday

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Thursday July 11, a toll free day during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi. Thickmatch Reports' The toll plaza would [...]

July 11, 2019 Government and politics