Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Enang

[FILE PHOTO] Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, said that the presidency had […]

Buhari summons service chiefs over Metele attack – army

[FIL EPHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned service chiefs to an emergency security meeting over the reported killing of some Nigerian soldiers by Boko Haram sect along the Nigeria-Chad border on Sunday. The News […]

Soldiers’ killing: Buhari dispatches Defence Minister to meet Chadian President

Following the rising spate of renewed insurgent attacks and killings in the northeast, especially the recent massacre of scores of Nigerian soldiers in the frontline of Matete, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the […]

Buhari dispatches Defence Minister to Chad for emergency security meeting

Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the Minister of Defence, retired Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, to Chad for an emergency meeting with the Chadian President, Idris Deby, on the deterioration of […]

South East leaders meet Buhari, demand action on 2nd Niger Bridge, others

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (left); his Ebonyi counterpart, Dave Umahi; Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; Minister for Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, and South East APC chieftain, Chief Tony Chukwu, after a meeting […]

Leaders extol Jonathan’s virtues at book launch

Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe (left); former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon; Ghana ex-President, John Mahama; his counterparts, Goodluck Jonathan (Nigeria); Boni Yayi (Benin Republic) and Ernest Bai Koroma (Sierra Leone) at the […]

We promised change but not in four years, says Fashola

Babatunde Fashola • Insists southwest will get presidency in 2023 • ‘Minister lied about improvement in electricity sector’ • Agbakoba faults Buhari’s campaign document, okays Atiku’s The All Progressives Congress (APC) promised Nigerians would witness […]

Campaigning against PDP will be easy, says Amaechi

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi Nigeria’s transportation minister and the director-general of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign organisation, Rotimi Amechi ,has said the ruling All Progressives Congress will have it easy campaigning against the opposition People’s Democratic Party […]

President Buhari meets governors over proposed N30,000 minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with representatives of Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) over the disagreement between the organised labour and state governors on the proposed N30,000 minimum wage. […]

Atiku criticises Buhari’s campaign strategy

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP Atiku Abubakar’s Presidential campaign Organisation, has described President Muhammed Buhari’s re-election campaign strategy as “very vague on policy and very big on promises”. “Our attention has been drawn to […]

2019: Matters arising as Ndigbo decides on Atiku/Obi

Professor Ben Nwabueze, Atiku others out of a meeting in Enugu. Photo/Twitter/atiku The last time there was a gathering of the magnitude that held in Enugu last Wednesday was probably on February 3, 2015, when […]

Wise Igbo won’t be fooled on Atiku, says APC

PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP • To sue Saraki for alleging Oshiomhole is corrupt • ‘Why PDP’s candidate is unsettling Buhari’s camp’ • President unveils campaign wristband, affirms pledge to unity The All Progressives Congress […]

‘Signing of NCDC bill will tackle disease outbreaks in Nigeria’

Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekwazu • Antibiotics resistance kills 700,000 people, says WHO • Misuse causes global health security President Muhammadu Buhari’s signing of the bill to establish the Nigeria Centre for Disease […]

PDP charges INTERPOL, NIA to track down Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, APC leader • Okechukwu restates call for chairman’s resignation • Amosun denies petitioning DSS on bribery allegation • Court hears suit challenging Katsina APC primaries, Dec 5 • Reps probe ‘collusion between political […]

Senate probes alleged fund diversion for Buhari’s re-election

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY (9/6/15).<br />3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • ‘Govt takes beneficiaries’ PVC details, others’ • Chamber rejigs financing of 2019 polls • Slashes N121.2b from power, […]

How FG fooled labour on strike, N30,000 minimum wage

Minister of Education, Professor Adamu  Adamu (left); Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige; President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba; Deputy President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Victor Osoduko and […]

Certificate controversy: Buhari receives confirmation of WASC result

President Muhammadu Buhari receiving the Attestation and Confirmation of his result from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) Registrar, Dr. Iyi Uwadiae, at the State House, Abuja… yesterday Photo: Philip Ojisua Officials of the West African Examination Council (WAEC), yesterday […]

Senate ready to pass gas flaring prohibition bill – Lawmaker

Gas flaring PHOTO: daniumenergy.com Sen. Bassey Albert, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Gas, on Thursday said that the Senate would pass the Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill before the end of the year. Albert gave this […]

I founded APC, I am not leaving it — Okorocha

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has dismissed rumours that he is mulling defecting from the All Progressives Congress(APC) over the fallout of the party’s governorship primaries in the state. Okorocha […]

Executive Orders: Separation of powers as enshrined in the constitution must be jealously guided – Akinlolu (SAN)

Akinlolu The Federal High Court, Abuja, recently upheld the constitutionality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Orders. The judgment has been eliciting reactions from lawyers, some of whom have vowed to challenge it in higher courts. […]

Buhari lacks aptitude to lead Nigeria, says Ezekwesili

[FILE PHOTO] Dr Oby Ezekwesili The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN),Oby Ezekwesili said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the aptitude and capacity to continue to lead Africa’s most populous country. “President […]

Buhari’s certificate saga, unnecessary plot to divert attention— NDF

President Made False Declaration – Aborisade The National Democratic Front (NDF) has described recent dust being raised on President Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate saga as “unnecessary and needless campaign of calumny” by the opposition Peoples Democratic […]