Bayelsa With 8, Kano 44 LGAs Have Equal Senators Shows Fairness – Buhari

As the country continues to face security challenges, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reiterated his commitment to a safe Nigeria. He gave the assurance while meeting members of Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group led by the National Coordinator, Usman Ibrahim, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari said the aim was to have a Nigeria

My Priority Is A Safe Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that he remained committed to a safe Nigeria. The country has been facing one security challenge or the other, which led to former President Olusegun Obasanjo releasing an open letter to President Buhari on Monday, criticising the administration. But speaking at the State House while receiving the Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo

New Picture Of El-Zakzakki And His Wife Emerges

The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned its ruling on the application filed by the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, seeking permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. Members of Zakzaky’s movement and rights group have raised alarm concerning his deteriorating health in recent months, ChannelsTV reports. Justice Darius

APC Expels National Vice Chairman

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has upheld the expulsion of the party’s National Vice Chairman (North West), Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir over anti-party activities by the party’s organs in Sokoto State. The ruling party said this in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu

Okorocha’s ‘Massive Looting’ Disabled Imo – Ihedioha

Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha Thursday alleged that his predecessor Rochas Okorocha looted the state’s purse and left it in a “deep hole of corruption and mindless misappropriation.” Ihedioha, a former speaker and deputy of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, said Okorocha’s eight years as the governors of the state plunged Imo State into unsustainable debt.

RUGA: Fulani Not Planning To Install Emirs in Enugu, Asaba – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has cautioned Nigerians against politicizing the suspended Federal Government Rural Grazing Reserved Area, otherwise known as RUGA, for herdsmen. The Islamic human rights organization, which gave the warning through its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola on Thursday, said; “Nigerians should stop listening to rogue politicians.” The group noted that there was

Some Leaders Are Spreading Hate, Provocative Message Over Insecurity In The Country – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally reacted to the murder of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Chief Rueben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, by yet to be identified gunmen. The party also urged Nigerians to be wary of partisan individuals making inciting comments. APC said some leaders were spreading hate and intolerance over the current insecurity

Workers Earning Below N30,000 To Start Enjoying Good Pay – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning below the minimum wage. The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Chief Richard Egbule said this while addressing a news conference on the implementation of the new national minimum wage on Tuesday in

Obasanjo’s Letter Is Hate Speech – Buhari’s Media Organization

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again shown his propensity for mischief with his recent letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, designed to further his claim of a Fulanisation agenda. According to the Buhari Media Organization (BMO), Obasanjo’s attempt to present this mischief as a solution to the security challenge in the country is not only pretentious

I’m Not Running From My Constituency Because Of Kidnappers – Ondo Senator, Ajayi

The Deputy Majority Leader of the Nigerian Senate, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has said he visits his hometown, Oka-Akoko in Ondo State regularly while dismissing media report suggesting otherwise as utterly misleading. Reacting to a media report suggesting that he no longer visit or travel to his constituency, the lawmaker said he has been regular to

Atiku Plays Video Clips To Collaborate Evidence At Tribunal

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Monday played a video recording at the election petition tribunal where a Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini admitted that the electoral body would transmit election results with the use of smart card readers to the INEC central server. Igini spoke with Channels Television shortly

Opinion: Why Sheikh Zakzaky Should Be Released – Najeeb Maigatari

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Martin Luther King Jr. The gruesome injustice meted on the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky- courtesy of our

Tribunal: Don’t Allow Atiku To Play Rigging Video In Court – APC, INEC

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have objected to the move by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to play a video before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). The Nation reports that their lawyers objected when the petitioners’ lawyer, Chris Uche (SAN) invited

Obasanjo Writes New Letter To Buhari, Says He Must Provide Solution To Insecurity, Others

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that Nigeria is tipping towards a dangerous cliff and only the president could forestall such a looming disaster. Mr Obasanjo a former Nigerian leader, between 1999 and 2007, said Nigeria has been consumed by violence and ethnic divisions since Mr Buhari

President Buhari Condemns Killing Of Afenifere’s Daughter

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, whose daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, was killed by suspected herdsmen. On Friday, it was reported that Mrs Funke Olakunrin, a 58-year-old woman heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen. Femi Joseph, the Ondo Police

Fayemi Pays Outstanding Salaries, Allowances Of State House Staff

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has paid the outstanding salaries and allowances of members of the State Civil Service Commission and House of Assembly Service Commission who were appointed by the immediate past administration of Mr. Ayodele Fayose. Governor Kayode Fayemi disclosed this while presenting cheques covering their outstanding remunerations. He thanked the appointees

I Know Politicians Who Have Suddenly Turned Billionaires Overnight – Amaechi

A former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that Nigeria is a country without consequences, adding that citizens and voters have failed to hold politicians and leaders accountable for their actions and policies. Amaechi said that he knows politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires few months after taking up political positions. Amaechi who is

I’ll Never Be A Rubber Stamp Senate President As Some Nigerians Think – Lawan

Senator Ahmad Lawan has vowed never to be a rubber stamp Senate President to President Muhammadu Buhari’s executive as supposed by many Nigerians. The Senate President stated this in a statement he released on Friday through his special assistant on media and publicity, Mohammed Isa. He was addressing a group, Women Parliamentarians, led by Senator