Funke Akindele Bello Welcomes 1st Child With Husband JJC Skillz

Multitalented Nollywood actress, funke akindeleBello has welcomed her first child with her husband JJC Skillz. This was disclosed by the Nollywood actress via her Insta-story. funke akindele who welcomed her first child with her husband, wrote on her Insta-story; THANK YOU LORD. OLUWA E TOBI (GOD IS GREAT) This is coming few years after Lagos-based pastor, Olagorioye Faleyimu, said

12.2m Rice Farmers Raised N1.2billion Campaign Fund For Buhari

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria and Fertilizers Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria said they have raised N1.2bn to support the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s presidential election. The groups stated that the money was realised through individual donation of N100 each by their members. The President of RIFAN, Aminu

Don’t Use Your Minimum Wage To Affect Election – FG Warns Labour

The Federal Government has enjoined the Nigeria Labour Congress to discard the December 31 ultimatum issued over lingering disagreement between organised labour and state governments on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the appeal after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential

National Assembly Must Apologize For ‘booing’ Buhari – Nigerian Students

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on members of the National Assembly to apologise to Nigerians for their unruly behaviour during President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 budget presentation . The Public Relations Officer of NANS, Mr Azeez Adeyemi, made the call on Friday in Abeokuta. Adeyemi condemned the lawmakers’ behaviour, saying that it

We Can’t Give Education To All Children – Ganduje

The Kano State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, has said that the state government cannot shoulder the responsibility of educating all children in the state. KANO TODAY reports that the chairman of the board, Zakari Bagwai stated this at the State House of Assembly while defending the proposed 2019 budget of the board. He therefore

3,252 PDP Members From Melaye’s District Defect To APC

3,252 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi West Senatorial District have allegedly defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The defectors included two former Kogi Commisioners; that of Water Resources, Mr Tunji Oshanusi and Agriculture, Mr Femi Abolarinwa. The APC Zonal Chairman, Mr Ropo Asagun, allegedly received the decampees at the

Buhari Has Not Made Any Significant Progress – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has said that the government is yet to make an impact with its performance so far. The lawmaker representing Kaduna central at the Red Chamber made this statement on Thursday as a guest on Channel’s Televisions Politics Today. Sani noted while discussing the recently proposed budget that “the performance of the government has not made

Deji Adeyanju Remanded In Kano Prison Till February, 2019

Information reaching the Native Reporters on Friday afternoon reveals that activist, Deji Adeyanju has been remanded in prison custody till February 6th, 2019. A chief magistrate court in Kano state remanded Adeyanju in prison custody after taking his plea The police arrested Mr Adeyanju on December 13, accusing him of being complicit in a murder

Abakaliki Rice Mill On Fire

A fire outbreak last night at the Abakaliki Rice Mill Company premises located at Onuebonyi has destroyed over N50m worth of machinery and Rice products. The fire which affected one shop was however put out by the Ebonyi State fire service before it could cause further havoc. Though the exact cause of the fire outbreak was

Minimum Wage: NLC Issues December 31 Deadline To FG

The organised labour has given the Federal Government up to December 31 to send the tripartite committee report on N30,000 minimum wage to the National Assembly following a decision that was taken in Lagos on Thursday at a joint meeting of three labour centres—the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United

Buhari Will Not Attend Presidential Debate – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will not attend the presidential debate billed to hold on January 19, 2019. The President of the Senate said this in Abuja on Thursday where the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was billed to address some Civil Society Organisations

2019: I Don’t Know Why Atiku Is So Desperate – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has described as an “act of desperation’’, the statement credited to the PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, that “killings will continue if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected’’. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated the government position at a media briefing on Thursday in Abuja. The minister said that

Reps Ask IGP To Arrest Buhari’s Aide Over ‘fake’ WAEC Result

The house of representatives has recommended the arrest of Okoi Obono-Obla, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on prosecution. The house asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, to arrest and prosecute the presidential aide for allegedly being in possession of a fake West African Examination Council (WAEC) result. The house also recommended the withdrawal

1.4million Nigerians Have Benefited From Tradermoni So Far – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the TraderMoni initiative under the Social Investment Programme was to uplift and boost the businesses of petty traders across the country. The initiative personally conceived by President Muhammadu Buhari, is a micro-loan scheme under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), it provides capital for artisans, and petty

Atiku Paid Dollars For Some Political Parties To Endorse Him – Oshiomhole

The All Progressives Congress chairman, Adams Oshiomhole has revealed the huge amount of money paid to some political parties by the candidate of the People Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar to endorse him. Adams Oshiomhole also disclosed that he has received several requests from political parties demanding funds in order to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari. Oshiomhole

2019: Fertiliser Producers Donate N570m For Buhari’s Campaign

The Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) has donated N570million for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections. This is the first public donation to President Buhari’s campaign. Buhari is yet to formally launch his second term campaign. The President of

‘Minimum Wage Of N30,000 Not Possible Till 2028’

Garba Ali-Maigumau, a former Bauchi State accountant general, said the N30,000 minimum wage being demanded by labour unions would not be feasible in the next 10 years, that is 2028. Ali-Maigumau stated this on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Bauchi. “I am telling you this

2019: Buhari Is Working To Rig Election – Oby Ezekwesili

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed doubt over the willingness of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure peace in the 2019 elections. She said this during a meeting with the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI), which are fielding a Joint International Elections

2019: Buhari Has Performed Below Expectation – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, fired at the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), hours after President Muhammadu Buhari was booed as he presented the 2019 Budget. In his statement posted on his official Facebook page, Saraki noted that Nigerians have witnessed stunted growth in their respective businesses, lost their jobs during the recent recession

2019: Ex- PDP Chairman, Adam Muazu To Join APC

Barring last minute change of decision, a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adamu Muazu, may join the ruling All Progressives Congress ahead of the 2019 general elections, sources close to the politician told DAILY NIGERIAN. Dubbed game-changer in the twilight of the PDP administration for bringing decampees into the then ruling

Details Of 2019 Budget Presented By President Buhari

OVERVIEW OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS 3.             The last three and a half years have been challenging both at home and abroad.  Commodity prices, both oil and non-oil, have been volatile.  Global trends, be it security, trade or politics have also been unpredictable. Here in Nigeria, we have had to cope with disruptions in oil production and exports, security challenges

You’re Minority, Resign Now, Akpabio Tells Saraki, Dogara

Amidst the pandemonium that greeted the just concluded 2019 budget presentation at the National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio (APC, Akwa Ibom) has called on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and House of Reps. Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, to resign. Briefing newsmen at the National Assembly complex shortly after the rowdy budget presentation, Akpabio described the presiding

Army Pulls 5 Generals Out Of Service

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday pulled out two Major Generals and three Brigradier Generals out of service at the Nigerian Army Medical Corps in Lagos. The generals that were pulled out include; Maj.-Gen. Abimbola Amusu, Maj.-Gen. Patrick Falola, Brig.-Gen. Folorunsho Jegede, Brig.-Gen. O. Akinyode and Brig.-Gen. M. Robbinson. The pulling out parade of the five generals

Summary of N8.83 Trillion Budget For 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed N8.83 trillion naira budget for 2019 to the joint session of the National Assembly. The presentation of the budget was presented under a rowdy session with opposition lawmakers repeatedly booing the President as he listed his achievements. The budget proposal was prepared based on the following assumptions: Oil price: $60

About 21million Nigerins Are Jobless – NBS

Nigeria’s unemployment rate increased from 18.8 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 to 23.1 per cent in in the third quarter of 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said. The statistics bureau in a report Wednesday said the economically active or working age population (15 – 64 years of age) increased

Atiku Cannot Fight Corruption Like Buhari – Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State governor, at the weekend took a swipe at former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he is not in a good position to champion the anti-corruption drive. Atiku had vowed to fight corruption like never before if given the chance to preside over Nigeria’s

Herdsmen Attacks: Why Buhari Must Be Voted Out – Atiku

International’s report on herdsmen/farmers’ clashes which indicted the Federal Government for failing to stop the killing of 3,641 Nigerians by herdsmen in the last three years. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communication, Mr Phrank Shaibu, the former Vice- President described the Presidency’s response to the report as “tepid.” He said, “Unless

2019: INEC Identifies Major Threat To General Election

With just two months to the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has identified security as a major challenge. The concern was raised as the commission said that all the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for those who recently registered have been processed for collection at the INEC’s offices across the 774 local government