Army will remain apolitical, professional — Buratai

By Muftau Ogunyemi The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the Nigerian Army will remain professional, apolitical and focused on its constitutional mandate. Buratai made the pledge while commissioning some projects at the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Cantonment in Akure, Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four projects were […]

Breaking: FG announces dates for resumption of domestic flights in Lagos, Abuja, others

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Federal Government on Wednesday announced that Lagos and Abuja airports will resume domestic operations from July 8, 2020. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika disclosed this on his twitter handle. According to him, Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri and Maiduguri would resume domestic operations on the 11th of July. He added that other […]

Falana, Oby Ezekwesili, Utomi, Awolowo, others form new political coalition

By Ifreke InyangAbout 30 prominent Nigerians have formed a new political movement in the country. In a communiqué issued on Wednesday in Abuja, the group unveiled its name as National Consultative Front. Some of the members include: a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’abba; a prominent lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba; human rights lawyer, […]

Oshiomhole’s loyalists: Why we can’t forget Obaseki

  By Colin’s Osadalo After the political drama of the last few weeks, no one is in doubt that Governor Godwin Obaseki is determined to sweep the legacies of his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, under the carpet. By Colin’s Osadalo After the political drama of the last few weeks, no one is in doubt that […]

Nigeria will remain insecure, unstable, stagnant if not restructured, says Obasanjo

  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, renewed the call for the restructuring of the country, insisting that Nigeria “will remain insecure, unstable, non-progressive and stagnated at best or disintegrated at the worst” if not restructured. Obasanjo, who spoke at the Abeokuta Club Annual Sobo Sowemimo Lecture in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, declared that the […]

BREAKING: APC: Oshiomhole bows out, thanks Buhari for his support

Oshiomhole By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja Immediate-past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said he has accepted the decision of the National Executive Committee NEC to dissolve the National Working Committee NWC which he chaired until Thursday. He said President Muhammadu Buhari had two years ago invited him to […]

APC crisis: Why Buhari moved against Oshiomhole

  Buhari and Oshiomhole • NEC dissolves NWC; Yobe Gov, Mai Buni now Caretaker/Convention C’ttee chair • Party members to withdraw pending litigations; ratifies Ize-Iyamu for guber polls • NWC dissolution not targeted at Tinubu-Buni; ex-NWC members mull legal options • APC govs, founding groups, other power blocs battle for APC’s soul ahead 2023 By […]

IGP orders APC National Secretariat sealed off

By Omeiza Ajayi The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, Command of the Nigeria Police Force to seal off the National Secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Vanguard learned that the order was necessitated by the need to ensure public order and safety in and […]

APC reacts to Obaseki’s defection to PDP

The All progressives Congress (APC) says the decision by Governor Godwin Obaseki to defect to the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) did not come to it as a surprising development. Spokesperson of the APC, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu gave the reaction while speaking with journalists in Abuja. “It has not come to us as a surprise. […]

Edo: Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, officially joins PDP

By Timothy OmobudeThe Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has officially joined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. PDP in a statement issued via its official Twitter page confirmed Obaseki’s defection. Obaseki announced his decision on Friday afternoon at the state Secretariat of the party in Benin City, Edo State. The opposition party expressed happiness at […]

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