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INEC plans to rig election for Buhari and APC – PDP

INEC plans to rig election for Buhari and APC – PDP ...Warns the move will set Nigeria on fire There is a grand conspiracy by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig President Muhammadu Buhari back into power in 2019, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alleged, on Friday, a plot it said, would come with a terrible backlash. The opposition party,...... more

$5.3bn: Court strikes out EFCC case against Patience Jonathan

$5.3bn: Court strikes out EFCC case against Patience Jonathan A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), seeking tofreeze the sum of $5.3 billion domiciled in a bank account and linked to the wife of the former President, Mrs Patience Jonathan and six others. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun...... more

3rd anniversary: Wike to commission 34 projects

3rd anniversary: Wike to commission 34 projects Rivers State Government has announced that 34 projects will be ready for commissioning, during the third anniversary of the Governor Nyesom Wike-led administration. This was one of the resolutions of the State Executive Council meeting, yesterday, presided over by Wike. Briefing newsmen after the meeting, Commissioner for Information and Communications, Emma Okah,...... more

Senate recovers stolen mace, summons police, DSS over security breach

Senate recovers stolen mace, summons police, DSS over security breach …as court stops Omo-Agege’s arrest The police have returned the mace which was stolen from the Senate, about 24 hours after some hoodlums invaded the Red Chamber. A top personnel of the force handed over the mace to the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Sani Omolori, on Thursday at the...... more

Appeal court freezes Fayose’s account

Appeal court freezes Fayose’s account A Court of Appeal in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the go-ahead to freeze the bank account of Ayo Fayose, governor of the state. Justice J.S. Ikeyegha, who read the ruling of the three-man panel, directed the freezing of Mr Fayose’s Zenith Bank account....... more

Keyamo kicks off campaign, says Buhari fit for 2019

Keyamo kicks off campaign, says Buhari fit for 2019 Human rights activist, Mr Festus Keyamo, SAN, has formally accepted to serve as the official spokesperson of the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he elected to accept the offer for several reasons, including the fact that what matters in the present circumstance was not the age of the President...... more

FG orders probe of N’ASS invasion

FG orders probe of N’ASS invasion *APC, PDP, Atiku, others call for probe The Federal Government said it had directed security agencies to unravel the circumstances surrounding the breach of security that led to the invasion at the Senate chamber Wednesday.   In a statement by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the government added...... more

Shock, anger as thugs invade Senate, escape with mace

Shock, anger as thugs invade Senate, escape with mace Some thugs on Wednesday invaded the Senate chamber during plenary at 11.30am and made away with the mace. The three invaders entered the chamber about the same time that Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who was suspended by the Senate last week, walked into the chamber. The invasion occurred at the opening part...... more

Recover stolen mace in 24 hours – Senate tells Police, DSS

Recover stolen mace in 24 hours – Senate tells Police, DSS The Senate has asked the Inspector-General of Police and the State Security Service (SSS) to recover its mace, forcefully removed at the chambers by hoodlums on Wednesday. The call followed a resolution by the lawmakers at the end of a closed-door session held immediately after the removal of the mace, the...... more

Senate plans to shut down chambers over herdsmen killings, demands sack of Service Chiefs

Senate plans to shut down chambers over herdsmen killings, demands sack of Service Chiefs The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the National Assembly may be shut to help President Muhammadu Buhari administration find an end to the spate of killings by herdsmen and militias across the country. The upper chamber of the National Assembly  also noted that the campaign by the...... more

Buhari’s government has failed, says Bakare

Buhari’s government has failed, says Bakare Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly church, says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in terms of protecting Nigerians. Speaking at the 2nd annual Chibok girls lecture organised by the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement in Abuja, on Saturday, Bakare said the current administration and the...... more

Why I criticised my husband’s government, Aisha Buhari explains

Why I criticised my husband’s government, Aisha Buhari explains The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, has explained that her 2016 interview which was considered to be critical of her husband’s administration was based on her sense of justice. She said the interview was not meant to be confrontational or a sign of disrespect. Mrs. Buhari made the clarification...... more

2019: Senate disbands Buhari support group

2019: Senate disbands Buhari support group The Senate on Thursday disbanded the Parliamentary Support Group for President Muhammadu Buhari. The group was chaired by Senator Abdullahi Adamu while Sen. Omo-Agege was the secretary. The group was made up of 11 members including the late Sen. Ali Wakili. The Senate also suspended a pro-Buhari senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, for...... more

Senator calls Buhari ‘incompetent’ for linking late Ghaddafi to Fulani herdsmen

Senator calls Buhari ‘incompetent’ for linking late Ghaddafi to Fulani herdsmen The Senate became rowdy on Thursday after the President was called ‘incompetent’ over his failure to address the spate of killings by herdsmen. The lawmaker representing the Abia South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, started the event that led to a sharp division between members of the ruling All Progressives Congress...... more

Nigerian Senate suspends Pro-Buhari Senator

Nigerian Senate suspends Pro-Buhari Senator THE Nigerian Senate on Thursday suspended Ovie Omo-Agege, a pro-Buhari senator, for 90 legislative days for his remarks during and after the consideration of the electoral acts amendment. Omo-Agege’s suspension followed the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, chaired by Senator Sam Anyanwu. With the suspension,...... more

Ekweremadu Fighting Impunity, Sinister Agenda, Not for Fictitious Properties

Ekweremadu Fighting Impunity, Sinister Agenda, Not for Fictitious Properties The Special Adviser on Media to the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Mr. Uche Anichukwu, has thrown more light on the legal contention between the Senator and the Special Investigation Panel on Recovery of Public Property, explaining that it was not primarily about ownership of properties, most of...... more

Buhari 2019: We are not fazed by President’s declaration — Atiku Group

Buhari 2019: We are not fazed by President’s declaration — Atiku Group A political group, Atiku Abubarkar Grassroots Ambassadors of Nigeria, has said there was nothing unusual about the decision of President Mohammadu Buhari’s to declare to run for a second term in office. The group’s National President, Mr Ferguson Okpala, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...... more

INEC rules out electronic voting in 2019

INEC rules out electronic voting in 2019 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would not introduce electronic voting for the 2019 general election. Speaking at a press conference to mark the end of the three-day international conference on the use of technology for the conduct of elections in Africa, the Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said it...... more

Jonathan charges youths not to repeat past mistakes of leaders

Jonathan charges youths not to repeat past mistakes of leaders Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised Nigerian youths, especially aspiring young leaders, not to repeat the mistakes of the past, charging them to revolutionize a new paradigm shift in leadership and citizenship. Jonathan gave the charge yesterday in Yenagoa while receiving the New Nigeria 2019 Group, (#NN-2019) and the Young Professionals...... more

2019: Buratai sets up standing court martial for officers exposed to politicians

2019: Buratai sets up standing court martial for officers exposed to politicians As activities for the 2019 general elections gather steam, Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-General Tukur Buratai, has ordered the setting up of a standing special court martial to try senior army officers found complicit in favouring political groups and showing partisanship to politicians.Consequently, the Army chief warned that any Army personnel...... more

Gov. Ayade weeps as he signs historic N1.3tr budget into law

Gov. Ayade weeps as he signs historic N1.3tr budget into law Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, Tuesday, wept profusely at the state executive council chambers whilst signing the historic 2018 budget of N1.3 trillion into law. The governor who had asked that the budget be committed to God, broke down in tears as the prayer was being said by Rev....... more

2019: Buhari’s second term will finish Nigeria – Fayose

2019: Buhari’s second term will finish Nigeria – Fayose Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the declaration of re-election bid by President Muhammadu Buhari as an ambition dead on arrival. Fayose warned that if Buhari is re-elected, he would kill the country. He said Nigeria does not need Buhari as its leader in 2019. The governor, who spoke to newsmen...... more

Pres. Buhari announces second term bid

Pres. Buhari announces second term bid President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his interest to seek re-election in the 2019 elections. He made the declaration at a National Executive Council meeting of the All Progressives Party (APC) which just ended in Abuja with a resolution to conduct elections in the offices of the National Working Committee of the...... more

Abacha loot: FG confirms recovery of $322.51m from Switzerland

Abacha loot: FG confirms recovery of $322.51m from Switzerland THE Federal Government says it has received 322.51 million dollars from the Swiss Government as part of looted funds recovered from former Head of State,  late General Sani Abacha. Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, the Special Adviser, Media and Communications to the Minister of Finance, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. According to...... more

President Buhari appoints CEOs of Agencies

President Buhari appoints CEOs of Agencies PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of chief executive officers, CEO, of Agencies in the Federal Ministries of Health, Information and Culture, Education, Power, Works, and Housing, and Resident Electoral Commissioners in the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.    He charged them to reinvigorate the agencies in the delivery on their...... more

No peace until FG delists IPOB as terror group –Nwabueze

No peace until FG delists IPOB as terror group –Nwabueze Former National Secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof  Ben Nwabueze, has said he will no longer participate  in any peace talk unless the Federal Government delists the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group as well as de-proscribe it. He  wondered why the federal government tagged IPOB a terrorist group and proscribed its activities...... more

2019: FG plans to frame me, give me the Alamieseigha treatment – Wike cries out

2019: FG plans to frame me, give me the Alamieseigha treatment – Wike cries out Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has raised the alarm over a plot by the Federal Government and her agents to frame him up by planting illegal items on him in any of his trips outside the shores of Nigeria, and have him quizzed and embarrassed by foreign security agencies. A...... more

Atiku speaks on success of PDP rally in Buhari’s home state

Atiku speaks on success of PDP rally in Buhari’s home state Former Nigeria vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to that rally organized by the North-West arm of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday. The event was staged in President Muhammadu Buhari’s home state, Katsina. Atiku, in a tweet on Sunday, stated that the National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, Deputy...... more

Enugu govt approves N2.5bn for construction, renovation of classroom blocks, others

Enugu govt approves N2.5bn for construction, renovation of classroom blocks, others The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) has approved the sum of N2,572,686,367 for the immediate construction of new class room blocks and renovation of dilapidated structures in both primary and junior secondary schools in the state under the state’s Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB), totalling 208 in number. Part of the...... more

2019: Maina’s recall beginning of the end of Buhari’s govt – PDP

2019: Maina’s recall beginning of the end of Buhari’s govt – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus at the House of Representatives on Sunday tackled President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the recall of the former Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina. It said the development was an indication that the anti-corruption war of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government...... more

 

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