‘Probe Your Wife Over Alleged Missing N2.5b

A public commentator and member of Adamawa Elders Forum, Alhaji Suleiman Baba Jada, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prove to Nigerians that he is not selective in his anti-corruption war by directing Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC) to probe his wife Aisha Buhari how she got N2.5 billion she accused her ADC SP

Obasanjo To Secure US Visa For Atiku – APC

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has alleged that former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has initiated moves to secure a United States’ visa for Atiku Abubakar. Mr Abubakar, a former vice president and a presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election, was endorsed by Mr Obasanjo on Thursday. The APC in

2019: Buhari Is The Best, Atiku And Obasanjo Will Lose

The Presidency has dismissed as `well-rehearsed theatre’ the reported endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying `they will lose together’. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. The presidential aide said that Obasanjo’s

Buhari Is Healthier Than 80% Of Nigerians –Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has described the age and health of President Muhammadu Buhari as superb for governance. He said the two indices and experience of the President could not be found on those who were eyeing the presidential seat in the 2019 general elections. Reminded that Buhari seemed to

INEC Is Bias – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole yesterday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of bias. This came after the electoral body yesterday barred the party in Zamfara State from fielding candidates in next year’s general elections, accusing it of failing to hold primaries within the stipulated time. READ MORE:Governor

Why I Forgive Atiku – Obasanjo

I am happy to welcome the distinguished leaders of goodwill who have led the PDP Presidential Candidate and my former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, to my humble abode and I welcome the Presidential Candidate himself. Let me start by congratulating President-to-be, Atiku Abubakar, for his success at the recent PDP Primary and I took note of

APC Is Dead In Taraba – ‘Mama Taraba’

Aisha Alhassan, former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development and the governorship candidate of the United Democratic Party (UDP) in Taraba State, says she is confident of victory in 2019 general elections with her new platform. Mrs Alhassan, a former senator, expressed the optimism on Wednesday in Abuja when she visited the UDP national

Buhari Answers All Atiku Questions With Achievements

The Presidency on Thursday morning released 64 achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the agricultural sector. Buharis media aide, Lauretta Onochie, released the achievements in a statement on Facebook titled ‘Sixty Four Achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in Agricultural Sector’. Atiku Wants Buhari To Answer These Questions List of achievements below: “1) The

Governor Amosun And His Loyalists To Dump APC

Barring any last minute changes, Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and his loyalists in the All Progressives Congress (APC) will dump the ruling party. Their imminent exit from the APC was as a result of the alleged refusal of the party’s national leadership to uphold the candidacy of the governor’s preferred candidate, Adekunle Akinlade,

Atiku Wants Buhari To Answer These Questions

In order to give Nigerians the answers they want, we urge the Buhari Campaign Organisation to take the #BuhariChallenge and answer the following questions. · Name one project initiated, started and completed in the last three years by the Buhari administration. · Name one project initiated, started and completed in the last three years by

Medview Sacks Over 100 Staff

Nigeria’s major carrier, Medview Airline may have sacked about 100 members of its staff after many months of lack of scheduled flight operations. The sack, THISDAY gathered, was due to financial constraints, which the company has faced lately. A source close to the airline told THISDAY that those affected include engineers, pilots and crew which

Atiku Is The Hope Nigerians Need – Niger Delta Youths

A youth organisation called Niger Delta Youths Congress, NDYC, Wednesday, described the emergence of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate as beam of hope to the people of Niger Delta and Nigerians. According to Uwejeyan the choice of Abubakar remains the best thing for the entire people in

FEC Releases 1,042-Pages Of Buhari’s Administration Achievements

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday, October 10, disclosed President Muhammadu Buhari’s 1042-pages achievement compendium of his administration. The Nation reports that Mustapha who made this known at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting noted that the compendium was a summary of policies and programmes implemented between 2015

APC Chieftain, 16,000 Members Defect To PDP In Bauchi

An All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain in Bauchi State, Alhaji Ahmed Salele has dumped the party alongside 16,000 others for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Salele, who announced their defection in Bauchi, stated that the APC lacks internal democracy and is a party formed on deceit. He stressed that the non conduct of proper congresses

Buhari Should Tell Nigerians What He Used Borrowed N13tr for – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tell Nigerians what he used the N13 trillion his government borrowed within three years of his administration for. Atiku, in a statement Tuesday by his Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, said that

FG Goes After Ekweremadu, Akpan Again Over Assets Declaration

The Federal Government has charged the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu , and Senator Bassey Akpan , who represents Akwa Ibom North- East Senatorial District in Akwa Ibom State, with offences bordering on their alleged refusal and negligence to declare their assets to the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property. On

Buhari Hasn’t Run Any Successful Business – Atiku

The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of never being a successful businessman. In a statement from his media office in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku said, “The open, democratic and free and fair election (something alien to the APC, according to Buhari’s own wife) on Sunday of

You Made Money illegally – Keyamo replies Atiku

The Director of Media for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), said Atiku made money through illegal means and cheating the system. Keyamo said, “Firstly, the myth about Atiku’s business acumen is one of the biggest and fattest lies ever sold to Nigerians. He has never run a successful business. He only has

2019 Presidency: Afenifere Meets Obasanjo, To Adopt Atiku

Strong indications emerged yesterday that the pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, may adopt former Vice President Abubakar Atiku as its presidential candidate for the forthcoming general election. Spokesman of the group, Yinka Odumakin, dropped the hint yesterday while speaking with journalists shortly after a closed-door meeting of his group with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at

Corruption: Court Orders EFCC To Arrest, Probe Oshiomhole

A Federal High Court sitting at Abuja has granted an order for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] to arrest and investigate the National chairman of the All Progressives Congress [APC], Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The presiding judge, Hon. Justice A.I. Chikere also ordered Bishop Ochei to serve EFCC and Comrade Oshiomhole with his application

Man Treks From Zaria To Abuja For Atiku

A young man, Kamaludden Bashir, has commenced trekking from Zaria to Abuja to show his support over the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Bashir who arrived Kaduna on Tuesday, a day after he left Zaria, told newsmen that he plans to reach Abuja within five days.

Osinbajo Wants N1tr For The Poor Annually

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday proposed that N1tr bailout should be given to the poor annually to stimulate the country’s economy. Speaking during the 9th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum at the old Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja, he said, “If we spend N1tr to bailout the poor in this country every year, we

Fulani Herdsmen Crisis Caused By Water Scarcity, Tinubu Says

An All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, has asked the government to immediately convert unused land to grazing routes as this will curb incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen. Tinubu said this in Abuja on Monday at a national summit on conflict resolution. The event, which was organised by The Nation and TV Continental, was themed: ‘Towards an

National Assembly: Legislative Aides Protest Over Unpaid Allowance, Faults Saraki, Dogara

The National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum (NASSLAF) on Tuesday staged a protest against their unpaid allowances as the National Assembly resumed plenary. The legislative aides staged the protest at the lobby of the Assembly complex from which the Senate and House of Representatives can be accessed. The aggrieved aides yielded placards with inscriptions, ‘Lack is

Reps Adjourned Plenary Over Demise Of Colleague

Members of the House of Representatives have adjourned their plenary to the next day over the demise of their colleague, Funke Adedoyin represented Irepodun Isin/ Ekiti /Oke Ero federal constituency of Kwara state. The members had gone on annual recess since July 24 and were to resume fully today, on Tuesday, October 9, after the

Atiku Allegedly Owing His Media Staff N97m Entitlements

The multimedia company reportedly owned by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Gotel Communications is said to be owing its staff about N97m in unpaid entitlements. According to Premium Times, the fortunes of the company began to dwindle during the economic meltdown of 2015. The report says efforts were also made by Atiku to reposition the firm which has

Minimum Wage: We Can’t Pay More Than N25,000 – FG

The federal government’s stance that it cannot afford more than N25,000 per month as minimum wage has reportedly stalled the negotiations by the tripartite committee on a new national minimum wage. Vanguard has reported that the organised labour and Organised Private Sector (OPS) have faulted the figured by the federal government and are insisting on