$16bn on power: I am ready for probe, Obasanjo replies Buhari

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he is ready for probe over the recent news report quoting President as asking where was the power the former president claimed he had spent $16bn on. This was contained in a statement credited to Obasanjo’s media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, released in Abeokuta on Tuesday […]

PRESS RELEASE: LEPAN counsels INEC on 2019 elections

  5 April 2018 PRESS RELEASE LEPAN COUNSELS INEC ON 2019 ELECTIONS As parts of efforts to ensure hitch-free 2019 elections, the League of Progressive Ambassadors of Nigeria (LEPAN), a non-partisan civic organisation, has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on how to go about achieving rancour-free elections next year. This was contained in […]

Osinbajo vows to resign if forced to denounce Christian faith

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he did not lobby for the position of the vice president and is ready to leave at short notice if he must denounce his Christian faith. Osinbajo made this declaration yesterday at a town hall meeting with Benue stakeholders in Government House, Makurdi over the herdsmen carnage on communities in […]

Senate’s team to meet Buhari over alleged IG’s plot to frame Saraki

niola  Akinkuotu,  Adelani  Adepegba, Leke Baiyewu, Success Nwogu and Olaleye Aluko The crisis between the Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, worsened  on Wednesday with the lawmakers resolving to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to report the activities of the police boss to him. The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, had at […]

Presidency lists corruption cases under Jonathan

Niyi Odebode and Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Presidency again on Monday confronted former President Goodluck Jonathan with instances of alleged corrupt practices during his administration. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, gave the instances in a statement made available to journalists. Akande said the statement was a […]

Killing of Christians in Nigeria not acceptable, Trump says

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on Monday said recent killing of Christians in Nigeria were not acceptable to his government. He said his government and that of Nigeria would be working hard to resolve the problem. Trump said this shortly before he entered into a closed door meeting […]

Breaking: IGP returns stolen mace to Senate

Breaking: IGP returns stolen mace to Senate — 19th April 2018 Fred Itua, Abuja Twenty four hours after some hoodlums invaded the Senate and carted away the mace, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, as returned it to the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu. Represented by the Deputy Inspector-General of Police […]

Igbo must produce president in 2023 –Uzodimma

— 16th April 2018 Senator representing Imo West, Hope Uzodimma, has declared Igbo must produce president in 2023. Uzodimma said it is the only way to reintegrate South East in the country. This came at a time the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion of Orlu Diocese, crowned him the Ambassador of Christ of the diocese for […]

Buhari’s declaration: Allowing him again will spell doom

15th April 2018 Raphael Ede, Enugu  His Grace, Most Rev. Emmanuel Olisa Chukwuma, the Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) and Bishop of Enugu Diocese, was one of the clergymen and prominent Nigerians who had advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019.  But the President last week threw away their […]

Insecurity: President Muhammadu Buhari-led FG meted injustice on IPOB members, says Cardinal Onaiyekan

News By: adekunle Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Cardinal-Onaiyekan Faults FG’s refusal to proscribe armed herdsmen as terrorists By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has faulted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government’s adamancy in refusing to proscribe armed Fulani herdsmen as terrorists. He also decried the manner in which the government […]




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