Our party may not participate in the 2019 elections – PDP Chairman   The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened to pull out of the 2019 general elections. That’s if the electoral umpire, INEC and security agencies fail to demonstrate sufficient level of impartiality expected from them by Nigerians.   National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, stated this at the...... read more
FEC silent on Revenue sharing crisis The Federal Executive Council(FEC) meeting presided by Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, failed to deliberate on the ongoing crisis in the Federation Accounts Alloc­ation Committee (FAAC) over the disburseme­nt of revenues to the three tiers of gov­ernment for the month of May. The committee which had met thrice with...... read more
FG to engage 300,000 new N-Power beneficiaries   The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to engage additional 300,000 beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp from August 1. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a press statement on Thursday. Akande explained that with 200,000...... read more
2019: Police, civil defence demand N317m to feed dogs, horses   The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps will need N310m to feed and administer drugs to dogs that will be deployed in states for the 2019 elections. The Nigeria Police Force will also require N7m to feed 50 horses that would be used for patrol during the elections which will...... read more
FG Lied on Power Generation Capacity - Discos   The 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria’s electricity market Tuesday accused the federal government of lying on its claims of improvement in power generation in the country, stressing that generation capacity as at January 2015 was 6,421 megawatts (MW) and not 4,000MW as often claimed by the government. The...... read more
NDLEA promotes 1,311 staff   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has promoted a total of 1,311 staff. This is made up 1,291 staff within the rank and file and 20 others converted to officer cadre. The promotion exercise followed the completion of the process set in motion by the Chairman, Col. Muhammad Mustapha...... read more
We have lost confidence in your govt, Onaiyekan tells Buhari The Archbishop of Abuja, Roman Catholic Church, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said that Nigerian bishops have lost confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated that they were hopeful that God would give Nigerians a government that would do the right thing. He spoke to journalists in Ilorin, the...... read more
#EkitiDecides:Buhari, Tinubu, others storm state ahead of Saturday's election Ekiti state, where a crucial governorship election will take place on Saturday was teeming with many big guns of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, led by their national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ahead of the visit Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. Aside Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande ,...... read more
Under Buhari's watch, Nigeria's image is destroyed daily - PDP The Peoples Democratic Party has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to speak out on the allegation of the illegal award of oil contracts worth $25bn under his watch. The party lamented that the alleged complicity of the Buhari Presidency coupled with Mr President’s failure to address the reported fraudulent contracts awarded through...... read more
No land will be donated for ranching — S’East govs Governors of the South-East states rose from a meeting in Enugu on Sunday evening with a decision that no land would be made available for the establishment of cattle ranches in the zone. The meeting, which held at the Enugu State Government House, had the governors of Enugu (Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi), Ebonyi...... read more
We’ll deploy enhanced smart card readers for Ekiti poll – INEC The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said yesterday that the Commission would deploy enhanced Smart Card Readers (SCRs) for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. Yakubu, who dismissed claims that card readers have been preloaded and Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) cloned ahead of the...... read more
Do not threaten Ndigbo with 2023, Ohanaeze replies Buhari Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio-political body of the Igbos, has said President Muhammadu Buhari should not ‘threaten or cajole’ the Igbo into voting for him in 2019 with talk of possible ‘Igbo Presidency’ in 2023. There are suggestions that Igbo will produce the country’s President in 2023 if they play a...... read more
#PlateauKillings: Journalist makes striking revelation about herdsmen attack... A Nigerian journalist, Chima Amadi has accused the federal Government led by President Buhari of lack of political leadership in dealing with the rising insecurity. He further claimed that former Benue Governor was jailed because he had information regarding the heinous attacks by herdmen on host communities. Read what he wrote:...... read more
Sharing recovered $350m Abacha loot ill-advised – SERAP A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has advised the Federal Government against sharing the recovered $350m (about N115bn) Sani Abacha loot among households in 19 states across the country. According to the group, the Federal Government plans to share the recovered N115bn among 300,000 households in 19...... read more
Groups pressure Buhari to sack security chiefs President Muhammadu Buhari is facing growing pressure to sack his security chiefs over indiscriminate killings across the country. A group, Good Governance Initiative (GGI), yesterday, took its view even a notch further by asking the president to resign. “What is happening now will be a child’s play, if the APC returns...... read more
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