NASS workers revolt, say no pay, no sitting

Fred Itua and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja National Assembly, workers made good their threat to shut down the third arm of government, yesterday, in protest against unpaid salaries and eight-year-old backlog of allowances and non-promotion by the management. READ ALSO: TUC: 35 states owe workers salaries, benefits The protesting staff shut down both chambers of the parliament, and effectively […]

After I spent N400m per state, Buhari refused to give appointments –Saraki

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Senate President Bukola Saraki says the people of Kwara would not have been suffering today if they had been given enough federal appointments. Saraki said had Kwara people been given appointments, they would have been able to approve money for party supporters which would have eased their sufferings. The Senate President was […]

Saraki heads Atiku Campaign Council, Fayose, Wike, Ortom, others named as members

Senate President Bukola Saraki was, on Tuesday, named the Director-General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Council by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). PDP chairman, Uche Secondus, shared the news on his Twitter handle, @uchesecondus. He shared a list of party members, who have been picked to be part of the campaign team of the party’s […]

Dancing Senator: Exam Malpractice: Buhari Orders Police to Suspend Adeleke’s Criminal Investigation

  President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to suspend the investigation of Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun governorship candidate in the Sept. 22 election, on alleged exam malpractice. The I-G had on Sept. 19 summoned Adeleke and four others to report to the police Special […]

Court orders arrest of Senator Uzodinma

A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Senator Hope Uzodinma, accused of issuing N200 million dud cheque. Uzodinma, a serving senator representing Imo-West, Smiec Engineering and Chemical Construction Company, Niger Global Engineering and Technical Company, were charged with alleged issuance of N200 million dud cheque […]

Saraki replies not too Young to run, says declaration ‘Made in Good Faith’

— 31st August 2018 Senate President Bukola Saraki has responded to a statement by the Not Too Young To Run movement in reaction to the declaration of his intention to run for the presidency in 2019. His response was contained in a statement signed on Friday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr […]

‘Concerned Nigerians’ list 13 reasons Saraki cannot be president

coalition of groups, under the umbrella of Concerned Nigerians against Saraki (CNAS), has listed a number of reasons it is against the presidential bid of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. A few days ago, Saraki alluded to his decision to contest Nigeria’s presidential seat in the forthcoming elections, in an interview with Bloomberg, held at […]

Saraki/Oshiomhole drama: Who blinks first?

— 19th August 2018 If the face-off lingers on for too long, then Nigerians may be in for another round of economic hardship… The question now is: who blinks first? Omomiyi Salaudeen The ongoing political drama occasioned by the recent defection of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

Saraki is no Oba: 55 Senators can force the doors open

By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo Movies | Music | Shopping Entertainment, Movies, Music. News, Shopping The APC has come alive. It barks endlessly these days. That is some consolation for many of its disillusioned supporters. They can begin to hope again. That this enthusiasm and energy would yield a strong party with firm democratic traditions. Time […]

Alleged plot to remove Saraki as Senate President: APC, R-APC tango over plan to induce each senator with N50m

Alleged plot to remove Saraki as Senate President: APC, R-APC tango over plan to induce each senator with N50m     ABUJA- The All Progressives Congress, APC, and its splinter group, Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, were yesterday locked in a war of words over alleged plans by the former to induce each senator with […]

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