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FG is Responsible for Nigeria’s Disunity – Emir of Sokoto


The Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar II, on Wednesday said the injustice in appointments and allocation of resources in the country were responsible for crisis and disunity in the country. The monarch said this at a Collaborative Interfaith Peace and Security Capacity Building Workshop, organized by the Nigerian Army ...

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Stop Osun LG Election – Lawyer


A human right activist, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has asked the court to declare as unconstitutional and illegal the electoral law which proposed parliamentary system for the January 26, 2018 local government election in Osun state. The lawyer who dragged the governor, the state lawmakers, the state independent electoral commission and eight other political parties to court called for the immediate stoppage of ...

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EFCC Detains Immediate Past Governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has detained the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada. The anti-graft agency traced N500m to the former governor’s account on Monday. The money, it is understood, was said to be part of the N23bn allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, through the then Director of Finance ...

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House of Rep. Members Protest as Buhari Requests permission to Present 2018 Budget Estimate

Members of the House of Representatives at plenary

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday protested as President Muhammadu Buhari requested their permission to present the estimates of the 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly. The President asked to be allowed to lay the estimates on Tuesday, November 7. His request was contained in a letter that the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, read ...

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Buhari Writes House of Rep. to Present 2018 Budget on Nov. 7


It is gathered that the Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has just written the House of Representatives seeking to present the estimates of the 2018 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday, November 7. The draft estimates of the budget has already been approved at an FEC meeting. More details later… Share on Facebook

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APC NEC Deffered Automatic 2nd Term Ticket Motion for Buhari


The National Executive Committee NEC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC Tuesday in Abuja deferred an ‘informal’ motion to endorse an automatic second term ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari congratulates Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on his first NEC meeting during the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Executive Congress Meeting at the APC Headquarters Abuja on 31st ...

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Daniel’s antecedents ‘ll haunt PDP if elected chairman -Kashamu

Buruji Kashamu

As the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) inches closer, the Senator representing Ogun East in the National Assembly, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has for the umpteenth time cautioned his fellow PDP members from considering a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the party’s chairman. Reiterating his position on the aspiration of Daniel to contest for ...

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Gowon Reveals Nigeria cannot be Restructured


Yakubu Gowon, former Military Head of State, has asserted that the current composition of Nigeria makes it impossible for the country to be restructured. Gowon explained that Nigeria is made up of over 500 ethnic groups and equal number of ideas about restructuring; therefore, instead of agitating for restructuring, the people must have faith in the indivisibility of the country ...

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APC Shifts National Convention to 2018


Contrary to expectations that it would hold this year, the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted its much-anticipated national convention to the first quarter of next year. LEADERSHIP had earlier reported that the party violated an important provision of its own constitution relating to holding its national convention in order to appraise its state of affairs and make necessary ...

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