Tuesday 25th June 2019,
Hope for Nigeria

Browsing the "Government and politics" Category

2019 Kogi Governorship Election

APC Reveals Primaries Method For 2019 Kogi Governorship Election

The Kogi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted indirect primaries method for conduct of its primaries for the 2019 Kogi State Governorship election, Igbere TV can report.  Igbere TV reports that the APC primaries is billed [...]

June 16, 2019 Government and politics
ministerial nominees

Osinbajo, El-rufai, Oshiomhole Playing Key Roles In Ministerial Appointments

Saturday Vanguard has reliably gathered that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-rufai and the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole are currently playing key roles in the selection of ministerial nominees to ensure [...]

June 16, 2019 Government and politics
Battle For Senate Leader

Battle For Senate Leader, House Leader,others Hots Up

Battle For Senate Leader, House Leader,others Hots Up Senate President Ahmad Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila will be facing their first major test as heads of the two chambers next month when some of their closest associates [...]

June 16, 2019 Government and politics
We Can’t Disclose Details Of Buhari’s Assets - CCB

Presidency Reacts To EU Submissions On 2019 Polls

2019 Polls: The Presidency has reacted to the report and submission of the European Union (EU) on Nigeria’s 2019 general election.  Igbere TV had reported that the EU election observers today submitted its report to the Independent National Electoral Commission [...]

June 16, 2019 Government and politics
El-Rufai

El-Rufai makes new appointment [See names]

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of eight Special Advisers. This was confirmed in a series of post on his official Twitter page. El-Rufai noted that some of the Special Advisers were reappointed to the roles [...]

June 15, 2019 Government and politics
Minimum Wage: Labour Rejects FG's Proposal

Minimum Wage: Labour Rejects FG’s Proposal

The negotiation committee set up by the Federal Government to negotiate the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new minimum wage has rejected what the government is offering. The committee, which was inaugurated on May 14, has also failed to [...]

June 15, 2019 Government and politics
FRSC

Bukola Saraki And 219 Ex-lawmakers To Return Their Official Number Plates – FRSC

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) had requested the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, to retrieve the official vehicle identification plates from about 69 senators and 151 members of the House of Representatives who failed to return to the 9th [...]

June 15, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari's cabinet

Buhari’s Cabinet: Ambode, Bindow, Abubakar To Get Ministerial Appointments

Buhari’s Cabinet: There are strong indications that the immediate past governors of Lagos , Adamawa and Bauchi states, Akinwunmi Ambode , Mohammed Bindow and Mohammed Abubakar , may be part of President Muhammadu Buhari’ s next cabinet. Saturday PUNCH learnt [...]

June 15, 2019 Government and politics
Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has said she should henceforth be addressed as the first lady.

Aisha Buhari: Call Me ‘First Lady’ Not ‘Wife Of The President’

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari has said she should henceforth be addressed as the first lady. Mrs Buhari’s wish is against that of her husband who said his wife should be addressed as wife of the president. [...]

June 14, 2019 Government and politics
Yemi Osinbajo's three children

Yemi Osinbajo’s Three Children: Damilola, Kiki And Fiyin Osinbajo (Photo)

VP Yemi Osinbajo's three children; Damilola, Kiki and Fiyin. [...]

June 14, 2019 Government and politics
Non-inclusion Of Igbo Man In First Six National Position Worrisome– Agbakoba

Non-inclusion Of Igbo Man In First Six National Position Worrisome– Agbakoba

Chief Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Wednesday has described as worrisome that no South Easterner is occupying any position in the first six political offices in the current administration. President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

June 14, 2019 Government and politics
Fayose

Abiola: Fayose Slams Obasanjo, Hails Buhari

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election. The Cable reports that last year, Buhari declared June 12 as Democracy Day and also [...]

June 14, 2019 Government and politics
Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye Celebrates Inauguration In Grand Ceremony (photos/video)

Senator Dino Melaye has promised the People Of Kogi West Senatorial District better representation that will foster the Unity and Prosperity of the constituency as the 9th Assembly was inaugurated at the National Assembly complex.  The Senator said this during [...]

June 14, 2019 Government and politics
Ndoma-Egba

Ndoma-Egba leads eight other lawyers to defend APC candidates in Cross River

A former Senate Leader and former Chairman, Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN) has led a team of eight other lawyers to represent the House of Assembly candidates of the APC from the Central [...]

June 13, 2019 Government and politics
Abba Fourth Force

Reps inauguration: How sacked member was ‘smuggled into Green Chambers’ – Abba Fourth Force

A rights Advocacy Group, the Abba Fourth Force (Abba4thForce) has condemned what it called the admission of a non-member into the Green Chambers of House of Representatives to participate in the election process of leaders of the 9th Assembly. The [...]

June 13, 2019 Government and politics
Shehu Sani

Buhari, Tinubu, Oshiomhole will soon taste El-rufai’s venom – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, a former Senator representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of his state governor, Nasir El-Rufai. Sani warned that Buhari would soon taste the venom of El-Rufai’s treachery. In a [...]

June 13, 2019 Government and politics
MKO 'Abiola

How Chief MKO ‘Abiola Was Betrayed’ — By Bola Tinubu

How Chief MKO ‘Abiola Was Betrayed' At the very beginning, he was part of the Yar’Adua PF group from Jos. He was a senator then, and as far as the group went, we related. The crisis started post-election. When Abacha [...]

June 13, 2019 Government and politics
Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari Rocks N1.5million Oscar De Larenta Dress For Democracy Day Dinner

Nigeria's First Lady, Aisha Buhari is undoubtedly a fashionable woman. She looked absolutely regal for the Democracy day dinner in her $4290, (N1,544,400) Oscar De Larenta silk crepe black caftan. [...]

June 13, 2019 Government and politics
Aminu Achida Is Speaker In Pdp-

Aminu Achida Is Speaker In Pdp-Led Sokoto House Of Assembly

Aminu Achida (APC, Wurno) has emerged House of Assembly speaker in the PDP-led Sokoto State. Achida also defeated the anointed candidate of his party, Abdullahi Garba Sidi, representing Gwadabawa South Constituency. Daily Trust learnt that the new speaker was backed [...]

June 13, 2019 Government and politics
Kabiru Gaya

Deputy Senate President: Kabiru Gaya Arrives National Assembly

Former governor of Kano State, Senator Kabiru Gaya, APC, South who is aspiring for the position of Deputy Senate President has arrived the Lobby. He arrived 7.45am. Lawmakers-elect of the 9th Assembly are arriving the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, which is [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Okorocha Arrives National Assembly, Denied Accreditation

Okorocha Arrives National Assembly, Denied Accreditation

Rochas Okorocha Immediate past governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha has arrived National Assembly premises at 7:40.am ahead the inauguration. Okorocha who was declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial District was not issued certificate of return by INEC.  However, [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Olabode George

June 12: ‘don’t Declare MKO Abiola President’ – Olabode George Warns Buhari

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised those calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare the late Chief MKO Abiola as a President posthumously. According to him, the move may result [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Yahaya Bello Is An Unfortunate Governor, We Want Direct Primaries - Kogi APC

Yahaya Bello Is An Unfortunate Governor, We Want Direct Primaries – Kogi APC

Yahaya Bello Is An Unfortunate Governor: Concerned members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi have urged the party’s national leadership to ensure a level playing ground for all aspirants for the governorship election by organising direct primaries. Mr Jubril [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Lagos Warns Against Picking, Dropping Of Passengers

Lagos Warns Against Picking, Dropping Of Passengers In Unauthorised Places

Lagos Warns Against Picking, Dropping Of Passengers In Unauthorised Places The Permanent Secretary emphasised that the State Government has zero tolerance for avoidable gridlock and traffic congestion adding that garages modified to markets without authorisation should be reverted to the [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
PDP Endorses Ali Ndume, Umar Bago "Senate President/ Speaker"

PDP Endorses Ali Ndume, Umar Bago “Senate President/ Speaker”

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the party has, after extensive consultations with critical stakeholders, adopted Senator Ali Ndume and Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago for Senate President and Speaker of House of Representatives of [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari's cabinet

Presidential Election Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Buhari’s Victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election. This followed an application for withdrawal of the petition filed by [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Kalu

Deputy Senate President: Kalu Drops Ambition, Backs Omo-agege

A top contender for the position of Deputy Senate President in the Ninth National Assembly and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has dropped his ambition to support the party’s candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Igbere TV reports. [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Akeredolu

Akeredolu: My Orderly Was Shaking When Kidnappers Confronted Us

My Orderly Was Shaking When Kidnappers Confronted Us -Akeredolu-Says kidnapping now fashionable Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, says his orderly became jittery when his convoy encountered a gang of kidnappers, boasting that he cannot be whisked away by the [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Edward Onoja Was Arrested By SARS For 'Importing Ak-47'

Edward Onoja Was Arrested By SARS For ‘Importing Ak-47’

Contrary to reports making rounds that an aide to the Governor of Kogi State, Edward Onoja was arrested by officers of the Department of State Security Services, DSS, Politics Nigeria gathered that Onoja was picked up by the Federal Special [...]

June 10, 2019 Government and politics
Arewa Youths Warn Against Lawan’s

Arewa Youths Warn Against Lawan’s Emergence As Senate President, Finger Tinubu

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) on Sunday warned Nigerians against allowing Senator Ahmed Lawan, to become the President of the ninth Senate. The AYCF linked the support Lawan is currently getting from some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress [...]

June 10, 2019 Government and politics