APC adopts Gbajabiamila as Speaker

(NAN)  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. The Spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said the decision was reached after an intensive deliberation with the APC’s House of Representatives members-elect at […]

Supreme Court dismisses suit seeking Gov. Fayemi’s disqualification

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by former Ekiti State Governor Segun Oni challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to stand as a candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll. In a unanimous judgment by the apex court, Justice Amirul Sanusi dismissed the case on the grounds that it […]

ICPC calls for synergy in prosecuting electoral offenders

  (NAN)Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has advocated collaborative efforts in prosecuting electoral offenders. He made the call at the 1st Series of National Policy Dialogue on Eradicating Electoral Corruption with focus on vote-buying held in Keffi, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday. Owasanoye said that the Electoral Act […]

12m Nigerians to benefit from ‘Next Level’ social investment – FG

(NAN) Over 12 million Nigerians are to benefit from the ‘Next Level’ of the Federal Government’s National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP). This is even as the Home-grown School Feeding Programme has now extended to 30 states with 9.5 million children now being fed and 2.5 million farmers, cooks and others benefitting from the value chains. […]

Ministers ordered to submit all pending memos April ending

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja As President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term in office prepares to wind down by May 29, ministers in the cabinet have been given till ending of April to submit all pending memos on their desks. The memos are to be submitted to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, a […]

Breaking: I’m far more qualified than Atiku,’ Buhari tells tribunal

Godwin Tsa, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to produce his academic qualifications before the presidential election tribunal. In his response to the allegations raised against him in the petition by Atiku faulted the claim by the former Vice President Aand the PDP that he […]

Why US is assisting Nigeria on poverty, unemployment –Consul General

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The United States of America Consul General in Lagos, John Bray, yesterday, opened up on why the the US Government has been assisting Nigeria to overcome poverty and unemployment. Bray said the US government is doing that in order to enable Nigeria takes its rightful place among the leading nations of the world. […]

Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh gets fresh date

The ongoing trial of former Peoples Democratic Party Spokesman, Olisa Metuh over alleged N400 million fraud was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of his counsel in court. Mr. Abel Ozioko, counsel to Metuh wrote a letter informing the court that he would be absent because he was […]

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. The meeting started around 11am at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, when Osinbajo walked into the Council Chambers. After the rendition of the National anthem, the Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello, offered the opening […]

Nigeria needs $100bn annual investment to close infrastructure gap – BPE

Uche Usim, Abuja   For Nigeria to address its scary infrastructural challenges, a concerted effort to invest $100 billion annually for at least six years will be required. This was the position of the Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh, while hosting a delegation from the World Bank led […]

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