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PDP Queries FG, Buhari Over N24.38tn Debt Profile

PDP Queries FG, Buhari Over N24.38tn Debt Profile

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has queried the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government and the presidency over alleged ‘unwholesome borrowings’ leading to the escalation of the nation debt stock from N12.12 trillion in 2015 to an overburdening N24.38 trillion [...]

April 9, 2019 Government and politics
Yahaya Bello, who is seeking reelection, has practically abandoned governance and has temporarily relocated to Abuja to lobby President Muhammadu Buhari

I Am Not Desperate For Second Term, Kogi People Will Return Me – Yahaya Bello

With few months to the conduct of the governorship election in Kogi State, the state governor,Yahaya Bello, who is seeking reelection, has practically abandoned governance and has temporarily relocated to Abuja to lobby President Muhammadu Buhari, first lady Aisha Buhari [...]

April 9, 2019 Government and politics
Shauibu Saleh

The Police Station Built By Shauibu Saleh, Kaduna North LGA Chairman

Not like a State House of Assembly member that commissioned a Toilet at his consistency somewhere in Nigeria. Hon. Shauibu Saleh, a Local Government Chairman in Kaduna North LGA built a spacious station with fully air conditioning system and donated [...]

April 9, 2019 Government and politics
FG Pledges More Devt Projects For N’delta

FG Pledges More Devt Projects For N’delta

The Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, in Delta State is an eloquent testimony to the unwavering commitment of the Buhari’s administration to changing the development narrative of the Niger Delta, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said at the first matriculation of [...]

April 8, 2019 Government and politics
Is Lagos Island Going Bananas?

Is Lagos Island Going Bananas?

Banana Island is the home of the rich and the powerful. It is where billionaires like Mike Adenuga have their abode in Lagos. It is also where the ultra rich like Sayyu Dantata, Kola Abiola and and celebrities like Linda [...]

April 8, 2019 Government and politics
babalakin

Babalakin: Varsities Can’t Survive On Govt Funding

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has said universities cannot continue to survive on government largesse, adding that they must learn to invest and improve on revenue generation. Speaking during the conferment of postgraduate [...]

April 8, 2019 Government and politics
‘Next Level’

Buhari’s last 4 years was discouraging – Bloomberg

Bloomberg who in its new report stated that one of humanity’s most hopeful developments in recent decades has been the dramatic drop in extreme poverty, added that Nigeria needs growth to defuse poverty time bomb. While describing  President Muhammadu Buhari’s [...]

April 8, 2019 Government and politics
Timi Frank

Insecurity: Ex-apc Spokesman Wants Buhari To Account For $1bn

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, on Sunday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to account for the $1bn he allegedly withdrew from the Excess Crude Account to fight insecurity. He said the call became [...]

April 8, 2019 Government and politics
Onnoghen

Presidency: No Deal With Onnoghen Over Resignation

There is no deal between the Presidency and embattled Justice Walter Onnoghen on his exit as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN),The Nation learnt last night. Onnoghen who had been on suspension since January 25 following allegations of corruption against him [...]

April 7, 2019 Government and politics
Tinubu

Reno Omokri Mocks Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition

Tinubu has been used once again and about to be dumped. Why did Tinubu fool himself for the second time? Yorubas open your eyes. North is smarter than SW, while SE and SS are steps ahead of the North politically. [...]

April 7, 2019 Government and politics
9th National Assembly

9th National Assembly: Lawan, Ndume, Goje Shift Battleground To PDP Camp

As the battle for the leadership of the Senate intensifies ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly in June, the camps of the senators-elect seeking to take over the leadership of the Red Chamber have shifted their attention [...]

April 7, 2019 Government and politics
Accord Party

Accord Party Rejects Rivers Guber Results

The Accord Party in Rivers State has said it will not accept the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party described the results of the governorship election, which [...]

April 7, 2019 Government and politics
8th NASS Should Pass Regulations On Tobacco Control Act – NTCA

8th NASS Should Pass Regulations On Tobacco Control Act – NTCA

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have called on 8th National Assembly to pass the draft of the National Tobacco Control Regulation as a legacy that would regulate the production and supply [...]

April 7, 2019 Government and politics
Kelechi Nwogu Mocks Rotimi Amaechi

Kelechi Nwogu Mocks Rotimi Amaechi For Losing To Wike

Rivers State Law Maker, Hon. Kelechi Nwogu, releases a video mocking the minister Of Transport Rotimi Ameachi after Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Nyesom Wike, defeated Biokpomabo Awara in Ikwere Local Government Areas. Gistvic Reports. We could recall Amaechi throws [...]

April 6, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Arrives Jordan

The Moment President Buhari Arrives Jordan For World Economic Forum (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Amman, Jordan for this year's World Economic Forum. This was revealed on the Government of Nigeria twitter handle. According to the tweet, President Buhari will take part in the Middle East and North Africa Conference, [...]

April 6, 2019 Government and politics
Jonathan Denies Quitting PDP, Politics

Goodluck Jonathan Appoints Akachukwu Nwankpo As Personal Envoy

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed his former aide and former Anamra State governorship aspirant, Nze Sullivan Akachukwu Nwankpo, as his personal envoy. Jonathan’s spokesman Ikechukwu Eze announced the appointment in a statement on Friday, describing Nwankpo as “a friend [...]

April 6, 2019 Government and politics
Abba Kyari And team storm Abuja-Kaduna expressway

Abba Kyari And team storm Abuja-Kaduna expressway to hunt kidnappers (PHOTOS)

Days after Governor of Kaduna, El-Rufai's convoy foils kidnapping along Abuja-Kaduna expressway, Super Cop, Abba Kyari and his team storms the area to hunt the kidnappers, bandits and other criminals hiding in the bushes. Photos shared by President aide, Bashir [...]

April 5, 2019 Military
Lawan

Struggle For Senate Presidency Intensifies, Lawan Meets APC Govs

As part of his ongoing consultations with stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over his interest in the Senate presidency, the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has met with four APC governors in Abuja, Akelicious has learnt. This [...]

April 5, 2019 Government and politics
Reps Panel Summons Emefiele

Reps Panel Summons Emefiele, Others Over N33 Billion Missing Pension Fund

The House of Representatives has summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele and others over missing N33 billion pensions fund. The Emmanuel Agbonayinma-led Ad-hoc Committee probing activities of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) and violation of PenCom Act [...]

April 5, 2019 Government and politics
Ugwuanyi

Enugu Parties Honour Ugwuanyi With Best Governor Award

Chairmen of Political Parties in Enugu State under the auspices of Alliance Parties for Democratic Dividend yesterday conferred on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Governor-elect an award as “The Best Democratic Dividend Governor in Nigeria and Africa”. Leaders of the political [...]

April 4, 2019 Government and politics
Walter Onnoghen

NJC Advises Buhari To Retire Walter Onnoghen Compulsorily Over $1.7m Cash

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the compulsory retirement of the Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen, based on “incontrovertible” findings on him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC). It asked President Muhammadu Buhari to give [...]

April 4, 2019 Government and politics
PDP Congratulates Wike As The Winner "River Governorship Elections"

#RiversDecides2019: PDP Congratulates Wike As The Winner “River Governorship Elections”

#RiversDecides2019 The PDP describes Wike's victory at the Rivers Governorship election as victory for the people of Rivers State and the triumph of good over evil.  Gov Wike record of 700,000 votes margin of victory over the disgraced combined anti-people [...]

April 4, 2019 Government and politics
El-Rufai’s convoy

El-Rufai’s Convoy Foils Kidnapping Along Kaduna-Abuja Road

El-Rufai’s convoy foils kidnapping along Kaduna-Abuja road  The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s convoy foiled attempted kidnapping of motorists along Kaduna-Abuja road on Wednesday afternoon. The Governor who was on his way to Abuja got to the [...]

April 4, 2019 Government and politics
ADC asks Buhari to apologise to Onnoghen

ADC asks Buhari to apologise to Onnoghen

The African Democratic Congress has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The ADC also said it would continue to support the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari, complete Lagos-Ibadan Expressway now

Buhari, complete Lagos-Ibadan Expressway now

Ten years after the Federal Government commenced the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the project is still a case of so near, yet so far. Nowadays, there is much hubbub on the highway, all in the name of reconstruction, but [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Olubadan attacks obas

Olubadan attacks obas, insists they’re wearing ‘illegal crowns’

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has said he has no objection to the return of his embattled obas to his palace “once they remove their illegal crowns” and apologise for desecrating Yoruba culture. The obas had accused the monarch of denigrating the [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria election: INEC reveals fresh decision on Zamfara APC saga Published on April 2, 2019 By John Owen Nwachukwu

Nigeria Election: INEC Reveals Fresh Decision On Zamfara APC Saga!

Nigeria election: INEC reveals fresh decision on Zamfara APC sagaPublished on April 2, 2019 By John Owen Nwachukwu  The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the decision of the Supreme Court will determine the fate of those elected [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Ali Ndume

Ndume Defies Buhari, Oshiomhole On Senate Presidency, Unfolds Nine-point Agenda

A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Tuesday dared the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, including President Muhammadu Buhari, and the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, by unfolding his agenda as a candidate for the Senate presidency in the ninth [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Flawed Bwari

Flawed Bwari Judgement Against Senator Adeleke Can Not Stand – Adeleke Campaign

2nd April, 2018 Press Statement Flawed Bwari Judgement Against Senator Adeleke Can Not Stand!!! We received with bewilderment the judgement of a Bwari High Court on allegation of forgery against Senator Ademola Adeleke and his qualification to contest in the [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Victor Gyang Buba

Victor Gyang Buba Bows For Governor Lalong! Gbong Gwom Jos Blasted!

Mixed Reactions have trailed the viral image of a first class and top most King, as well as The head of the Plateau Traditional Council and former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Custom Service, the Gbom Gwom Jos, Da Victor [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics