Why we can’t deliver on our promises – Osinbajo

By Luminous Jannamike • Blames weak institutions, elite for govt’s failure • Buhari’s removal not solution to Nigeria’s problems -Kukah ABUJA -The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, blamed government’s inability to deliver on its promises on socio-political inequality, weak justice system, absence of rule of law and lack of state capacity to maintain law […]

Massacre: Buhari sends defence minister to Zamfara (No such reaction to the bigger massacre in Benue -perhaps, Benue is not in Nigeria)

Direct security agencies to arrest perpetrators Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday dispatchedthe Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (retd.), to Zamfara State for an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in Birane village, Zurmi Local Government Area of the state where some innocent persons were killed on Thursday. The Senior Special Assistant to the President […]

Herdsmen killings: Ortom presents documents to indict Presidency, Defence Minister, IGP

Herdsmen killings: Ortom presents documents to indict Presidency, Defence Minister, IGP — 15th February 2018 Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Wednesday, gave startling revelations to the Senate when he informed the lawmakers that the Presidency ignored several warnings before the mass killing of his people by herdsmen. The governor said this when he […]

Tax evasion: Fear grips Nigerian property owners in UK

Uche Usim, Abuja Nigerians who own undisclosed properties in the United Kingdom have entered into panic mode as the Federal Government has latched on to new UK regulations called the Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) to assess properties, locations and tax compliance levels. Consequently, many Nigerians nationals who have defaulted in their tax obligations and fear […]

FG borrows $300m from Nigerians abroad

Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government borrowed $300m from Nigerians in the Diaspora before it secured the approval of the National Assembly, the Debt Management Office indicated on Wednesday. The DMO gave this indication in a response to an enquiry by a non-governmental organisation, Social Action Nigeria. Social Action Nigeria had in a letter written […]

President Buhari Explains Proposed Policy on Grazing Areas, Says No Plan to Colonize Any Part of Nigeria

On Thursday in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari explained that the policy proposed by the federal government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country is not meant to colonize any part of the country. Receiving Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, President Buhari said the intention […]

Buhari condemns killings in states, orders arrest of herdsmen, others with illegal arms

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, condemned the wanton killings of innocent Nigerians in the country, especially as recently perpetrated by herdsmen in Benue and other parts of the country as well as those by other hoodlums. The president however ordered the arrest of anybody found bearing arms illegally while also warning against reprisal attacks as […]

No regrets fighting apartheid in South Africa – Buhari

— 3rd February 2018 Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday in Abuja said Nigeria had no regret fighting the apartheid scourge in South Africa until a full democratic system was established in the country.  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said, Buhari stated this […]

Buhari Meets Obaseki to discuss human trafficking, others

Buhari Meets Obaseki to discuss human trafficking, others — 3rd February 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari and Edo governor, Godwin Obaseki had their first official meeting, since the latter assumed leadership in his state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on November 12, 2016. Obaseki told State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting […]

Suicide bombers target IDP’s camp in Boko Haram ‘fight-back’

Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in northeast Nigeria, shortly after another bomber killed four at a displaced persons’ camp, an emergency services official said on Thursday.
The failed mission at Mandarari village, near the town of Konduga in Borno state, and the successful attack just outside the state capital, Maiduguri, both came after ramped-up military action against Boko Haram Islamists.

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