Two new ministers get portfolio

At last, the Federal Government FG has assigned portfolios to the two recently confirmed Ministerial appointees. Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande disclosed this Wednesday in his Twitter handle. ”AgP Osinbajo asigns portfolios to the 2 ministers earlier sworn in. There are now 2 Ministers of State in […]

Leave Niger Delta before October 1, agitators tell northerners, Yorubas

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- A coalition of Niger Delta agitators on Thursday handed down an ultimatum to Northerners and Yoruba from south west zone resident in the region to vacate before October 1. The coalition also said that it is set to resume the bombings of major oil and gas installation in the coastal region. […]

Nigeria sleep walking to national disaster – Anyaoku

Anyaoku We must translate our potential to reality – Gambari We need a new constitution – Omole By Providence Emmanuel Lagos-There was a critical assessment of the state of the nation yesterday, with former Commonwealth Secretary General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and former Nigeria Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, with both expressing […]

Amid cash crunch, Reps take delivery of 200 exotic cars

John Ameh, Abuja Over 200 members of the House of Representatives have taken delivery of brand new exotic cars, though all 360 lawmakers have yet to receive their July salaries. The PUNCH learnt that the non-payment of their salaries and other benefits had left most of the members without enough funds in the last one […]

We told Buhari not to be in a haste to come back – Ortom

By Nwafor Sunday Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, yesterday, at the state house told newsmen that the six selected governors who went to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London advised him not to hurry back, but to take care of his health pending when his doctors clear him. According to Ortom, “We were happy […]

Nigeria: Anxiety mounts over departure of presidential Jet from London

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru There was speculation that the Presidential jet in London departed the country perhaps to Nigeria which caused tension within the Presidential Villa, Abuja. But the media team of President Muhammadu Buhari denied knowledge of such thing, saying that it should be taken as rumour as there was no information available to them […]

Rwanda: Paul Kagame Wins Presidential Poll By a Landslide

Rwanda’s incumbent leader Paul Kagame has sealed a landslide victory in presidential elections, granting him a third term in office and extending his 17 years in power. With 80 percent of votes accounted for, the 59-year-old former guerrilla leader secured 98.66 percent, the National Electoral Commission’s Executive secretary Charles Munyaneza told a news conference. “We […]

US approves Super Tucano attack planes for Nigeria to fight Boko Haram infidels

After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United […]

Police dismiss four officers for burgling Jonathan’s house

By Anthony Ogbonna The police, Thursday, dismissed four officers for allegedly burgling the house of the Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan. The Federal Capital Territory Police Command dismissed the officers after they were found culpable in stealing items belonging to the former president such as, six television sets, fridges, air-conditioners, Ijaw attires and designer […]

Video: I insist Buhari was on life support but thank God he’s getting better – Fayose

The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he stands by his former statement that President Muhammadu Buhari was incapacitated and was on a life support, although he is getting better now. Fayose thanked God that Buhari is getting better but said the President should allow Nigeria move forward instead of holding the country […]

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