Senate Passes 7 Bills Rejected By Buhari

Seven of the bills rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari were yesterday reconsidered and passed by the Senate. The development came as the upper chamber initiated moves to override of the President on the Fourth Alteration Bill No.28. The Senate said the bills were reconsidered and passed in line with legislative procedures. President Buhari, in his

Buhari Seeks Fresh $247.3m External Loan

The Federal Government will take another fresh external loan of $247.3m for the development of infrastructure, despite the country’s rising debt profile. The Federal Executive Council made the approval at its sitting in Abuja on Wednesday. It came just days after the International Monetary Fund raised eyebrows over Nigeria’s current N24.38tn debt, advising the country

Tinubu And Fashola Owe $1.43bn Foreign Debt Not Me – Governor Ambode

The outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has explained that the current foreign debt owed by the State Government was inherited from previous administrations before his tenure which began in 2015. This is a clear attempt by Governor Ambode to distance himself and his administration from the $1.43 billion foreign debt which the Lagos State Government

Lai Mohammed Approved N2.5 Billion ‘Fraudulent’ Payment, But Claims It Was Mistake

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s information minister, has admitted he did not do due diligence before signing off on a controversial N2.5 billion payment to a private digital broadcast signal distributor. Mr Mohammed told the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) that he only approved the payment based on the recommendation of the director-general

Rita Edochie Dedicates Her Birthday To Atiku, Prays He Reclaims Mandate

Nollywood actress Rita Edochie Dedicates Her Birthday To Atiku, Prays Rita Edochie who turned a year older today, dedicated her birthday to Atiku Abubakar and further prayed that he reclaims his mandate in court.According to the veteran actress, she is not celebrating because after many years of Independence, Nigeria deserves. Rita who further stated that Nigerians

FLASHBACK: I Will Resign If Nigeria Continues To Import Petrol By 2019 – Kachikwu

In an interview recorded by BBC in 2017, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, vowed to resign if Nigeria continues to import fuel by 2019. Mr. Kachikwu stated this during an interview on BBC World Service programme, HardTalk, anchored by Stephen Sackur. In the interview, which lasted 23 minutes, Mr. Kachikwu promised

INEC Server: Atiku To Call Oracle, IBM, Microsoft Experts As Witnesses

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, is set to call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to authenticate his claim that the servers belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission showed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes. Atiku also identified the server where

FG Demolishes AIT Abuja Office

Abuja office of Nigeria’s premiere Independent Television station, African Independent Television – AIT is under demolition as you read this. Development Authority (FCDA) are currently demolishing structures within DAAR communications premises in Abuja.   The officials arrived the DAAR communications, owners of African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM, around 11am on Tuesday, before pulling

Buhari Has Affidavit Not WAEC Certificate – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dared President Muhammadu Buhari to tender his West African Examination Council, WAEC, certificate, before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal instead of allowing his campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, to insult the sensibility of Nigerians by saying the certificate was needed by anyone to become the President of the country. The

Military Deserves Praises From Nigerians For Election Duties – APC

Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in this interview with journalists, speaks on the latest developments in the party, his assessment of the 2019 presidential election, and other issues. Excerpts: What is your assessment of the just concluded 2019 elections? This election cannot be likened to any previous election.

Buhari, Atiku Are Foreigners — IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has described the ongoing altercations between the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the nationalities of both President Muhammadu Buhari and the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as unnecessary as both “are non – Nigerians.” IPOB made this known in a

Corruption Fight: Election Rigging Worse Than Stealing Billions – Cardinal Onaiyekan

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has declared that rigging of election in whichever means was worse than stealing billions of money that belong to the people. Cardinal Onaiyekan has also appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led executive arm of government to refrain from controlling the judiciary so as to allow justices, judges

INEC To Tribunal: Atiku’s Lawyer Not Licensed To Practise In Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were not signed by a legal practitioner licensed to practise in Nigeria. Atiku had filed a petition before the presidential election tribunal to challenge the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku’s legal team is