Nobody should blame Buhari for insecurity, unemployment, political and economic crisis – Father Mbaka

Enugu- fiery Catholic priest and the spiritual Director of the Adoration ministry Enugu Nigeria, AMEN,Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has absolved President Mohammadu Buhari of being completely responsible for the worsened insecurity in Nigeria. According to Mbaka, Nigeria’s problems, including insecurity had deteriorated earlier that Buhari assumed leadership of the country, adding that those who plot

Presidency recalls sacked Osinbajo’s aides

Some aides of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who were unceremoniously relieved of their duties late last year, have been recalled, Daily Independent has gathered. However, instead of returning to their previous posts in the Pres­idential Villa, our correspondent gathered that they have been rede­ployed to various ministries where they were assigned new roles by the

Bill to provide immunity for serving senators, reps, govenors, state assemblies passes 2nd reading

A bill seeking to amend section 308 of the 1999 Constitution to provide immunity for presiding officers of the National Assembly including the Senate president, speaker, deputy Senate president and deputy speaker yesterday scaled through second reading at the House of Representatives. Section 308 of the country’s constitution provides immunity to the president, vice president,

Jonathan’s 2015 campaign donations under investigation – EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) operative, Shehu Shuaibu, told the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday the Commission is still probing the campaign donations for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 re-election bid. Shuaibu, who is the third prosecution witness in the money laundering trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and three

Imo has no money, educationally backward – Gov. Uzodinma cries out to Buhari

The Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has insisted that his state was financially distressed. Uzodinma stated this while explaining that the State was in dire need of financial intervention from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government. Addressing State House Correspondents after a closed-door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday, the Governor stated

National Security Adviser tackles Chief of Staff over police equipment contract

A lucrative contract for the procurement of defence equipment for the Nigeria Police Force appeared to have triggered the raging confrontation at the highest levels of the Buhari administration, PREMIUM TIMES can report. Freshly obtained documents showed how the national security adviser, Babagana Monguno, tackled President Muhammadu Buhari’s chief of staff, Abba Kyari, for allegedly

Nigeria’s war against corruption attracting international endorsements — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration has taken measures to strengthen anti-corruption agencies to ensure total fight against corruption in the country. Buhari said that the measures, including various national reforms and collaborative efforts with international organisations, were being made to strengthen the anti-corruption crusade. The President made the disclosure during the passing

We need national understanding, cohesion to move forward – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Tuesday in Abuja said President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision of a unified, harmonious and purpose-driven country will be consistently followed, urging more understanding as the government tackles myriad challenges. The Special Adviser, who received a delegation from Unity, Honour and Glory Initiative (UHG) in his office

Ganduje appoints three special assistants on streetlights

Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, has appointed three senior special assistants to handle issues on streetlights in the state. In a letter dated February 13, the secretary to the state government notified Anwalu Salihu of his appointment as the senior special assistant, streetlights III. According to the letter, the appointment was based on his ”dedication

Fellow Nigerians, be-careful of fake news – Buhari

Purveyors of fake and concocted Information are currently on overdrive, and Nigerians are urged to be careful what they consume as news, and also share with others, particularly from the social media. An unfounded information has been making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to travel to the United Kingdom for 20 days,

Father Mbaka denies Bayelsa Governorship prophecy

The founder and director of Adoration Ministry, Emene, Enugu, AMEN, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka has refuted a purported prophecy report in social media alleging that he predicted the new Bayelsa governor will stay only 2 months in office. The Enugu fiery priest denied the rumour during his Sunday sermon at the Adoration ground, Emene, Enugu.

Religious harmony is possible and it is our duty to promote same – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said the responsibility to ensure harmony amongst people of different religious and ethnic backgrounds in Nigeria and elsewhere depends largely on the contributions and sacrifices of faith leaders. Osinbajo said religious leaders should work towards harmonizing the Christian and Muslim communities in Nigeria. He spoke while receiving a delegation

Olusegun Obasanjo’s house gutted by fire (VIDEO)

The house of former President Olusegun Obasanjo situated at the Ita-Eko area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, has been gutted by fire. The fire reportedly broke out in the house around 10pm on Wednesday. Some eyewitnesses told our correspondent that the fire was caused by a power surge. It was gathered that residents of

Truck crushes police officer over N50 bribe

A truck conveying chippings on Wednesday crushed a police officer on a stop and search duty to death along Owerri/Okigwe expressway in Imo state. The incident which occurred at Atta in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo state caused panic in the area. When our correspondent visited the scene of the incident, other police

Terrorists recruit followers, coordinate attacks via social media — Minister

Terrorists now use social media to recruit new members and coordinate attacks, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said. Pantami stated this yesterday in Abuja while delivering a lecture on leadership in counter-terrorism and counter violent extremism in Abuja. He said the rapidly evolving phenomenon requires the use of innovative

Man to die by hanging for stealing iPhone 6, laptop

An Ogun State High Court sitting at Isabo, Abeokuta, on Tuesday, sentenced one Olumide Adekanbi to death by hanging for armed robbery. DAILY POST learnt that Adekanbi had earlier pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and armed robbery preferred against him. He was said to have committed the offence at Saraki-Adigbe area

Northern security network ‘Shege Ka Fasa’ is a waste of time, we don’t need it – Ganduje

The Kano State Government has dissociated itself from the newly floated Northern security network version codenamed ‘Operation Shege Ka Fasa’. Governor Abdulahi Ganduje disclosed this on Friday while addressing State House Correspondents after leading a large number of Kano State eminent personalities on a courtesy visit on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

I never described Buhari as a religious bigot – Buhari

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not responsible for a viral quote describing President Muhammadu Buhari as a religious bigot and an agent of destabilisation. According to the content being shared across social media platforms, in 2003, Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos, described Buhari as “an

I have kept my promise to end Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that he has not reneged on his promise to end Boko Haram and other forms of criminalities during his inauguration as President in 2015. He prided that the subsequent decimation of the terror groups has shown that he kept his word. According to the President, “I promised to put

I never said Buhari recruited bandits to sack Jonathan – Ribadu cries out

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu has denied a statement alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari recruited bandits to oust former President Goodluck Jonathan. He said; “This statement was first shared in June 2019, and I released a disclaimer via my Twitter account on July 17. This is clear inanity and cheap blackmail”. “But to

Police kill 250 terrorists in Kaduna

The police have announced a combat operation that led to the killing of 250 alleged terrorists in Kaduna State. The daring operation in Kuduru woodlands, in the besieged Birnin Gwari area, came on Wednesday morning, lasting for several hours, chief police spokesperson Frank Mba said in a statement. Mr Mba said the 250 people killed