Regional composition of Buhari’s ministers – North has more ministers (So much for I belong to no one, I belong to all)

By Nwafor Sunday ver 42 ministers were yesterday sworn in as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari. They vowed to work as a unit to achieve the campaign promises of Buhari to Nigerians. Many of them who spoke to newsmen immediate after their inauguration, pledged to lift their respective ministries […]

Full list of ministers and their portfolios

P resident Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. Learn More X Powered by pixfuture The full list is below: Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (Abia State) -Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa State) -Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Godswill Akpabio(Akwa Ibom State)- Minister of Niger Delta […]

Breaking: El-zakzaky refuses treatment from unknown Indian doctors

  Claims Indian doctors strange to him …says “We’re placed under tighter security worse than in Nigeria” By Anthony Ogbonna The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has refused to submit himself for treatment from a team of Indian doctors in an Indian hospital where he had gone to receive […]

We only have 24 hours light when you are around – Daura leaders tell Buhari

By Nwafor Sunday Irked with the poor power supply they get, leaders from five communities in Daura, Kastina state, yesterday told President Muhammadu Buhari that the communities hardly have 24 hours light except if he (Buhari) is around. Mohammed Saleh, one of the leaders disclosed this when Buhari hosted the leaders for Sallah celebration. Saleh, […]

Breaking: Congolese govt. allegedly ejects Nigerian Ambassador, Charles, others from office

The Congolese government has ejected the Nigerian Ambassador, Mr. Ibim Nkem Charles and other diplomats in the country from their office. A viral video circulating on social media showed the Nigerian embassy building in Congo being locked up by the Congolese government. In the video, properties belonging to the Nigerian Embassy were thrown out of […]

Revolutionnow protest, wake-up call for FG- Catholic Archbishop

By Clara Egbogota The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, has urged the Federal Government to see the ongoing “#RevolutionNow” protest as a wake-up call to address the untold hardship Nigerians were undergoing. Martins made the plea on Wednesday in Lagos while reacting to the ongoing agitations for better living conditions for Nigerians, […]

Iran has spoken on El-Zakzaky Buhari better listen

  By Dele Sobowale “But far more numerous [is] the herd of such, who think very little and who talk too much.” John Dryden, 1631-1700. VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ p 245. The report appeared in several Nigerian newspapers with a verbatim excerpt from a letter sent to the Federal Government of Nigeria which reads […]

Senate to visit Borno over killing of residents

By Julius Toba-Jegede The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, says the Senate will soon pay a visit to the Badu village in Borno where the Boko Haram insurgents killed more than 60 residents. Lawan disclosed this on Tuesday at the plenary following a motion by Sen. Abubakar Kyari (PDP Borno), over the recent […]

Full list of 69 standing commitees chairmen announced by Senate

By Kingsley Okoye The Senate has announced the constitution of 69 standing committee chairmen and their deputies. President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan made the announcement shortly before the lawmakers went on annual recess on Tuesday. He named Jubril Barau as the chairman of the Appropriation Committee and Stella Odua as the deputy. Adeola […]

Nigeria to now take delivery Tucano jets 2020 – Presidency

By Ismaila Chafe The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to continue to procure sophisticated weapons to keep the nation’s military in good fighting shape, saying the country will take delivery of Super Tucano fighter jets in 2020. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, […]




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