Buhari under fire for giving ‘strategic’ appointments to Fulani, Hausa, Kanuri

By Seun Opejobi Civil Rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has expressed apprehensions over the lopsided appointment by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. HURIWA condemned the continued domination of strategic appointments by Hausa, Fulani, and Kanuri extraction under Buhari’s administration. It stressed that due to the deep-seated Northern Muslims domination […]

COVID-19: The Economy will go into recession – FG

COVID-19: Economy’ll go into recession — FG ON May 21, 20209:59 PMIN NewsBY Urowayino Jeremiah Kindly Share This Story: Says Nigeria faces huge economic downturn; We haven’t seen the worst yet — Badaru GDP to contract by -8.94% in 2020; NEC sets up c’ttee to reopen economy By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Federal Government yesterday painted […]

Vaccine: Bill Gates makes clarification on ‘offering House of Reps $10m bribe’

The co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has rubbished claims that it offered a $10million bribe to members of the House of Representatives to pass the Infectious Diseases Bill. DAILY POST had reported that the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) had alleged that the Green Chamber of the National Assembly had been offered money to […]

Senate considers bill to boost advance healthcare in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday at plenary considered a critical bill seeking to boost advanced healthcare service delivery in Nigeria. It will also act as safeguard and response to medical emergency in the future. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Sandy Onor (PDP-Cross River Central), seeks to establish the Advanced Healthcare Development Fund. Leading the debate on […]

How 10-year-old N4.3 billion secret account was uncovered, by Ondo government

Akeredolu Immediately the money was discovered by the state Accountant-General and the Commissioner for Finance, the state House of Assembly under the leadership of Bamidele Oleyelogun, summoned them for questioning. But the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo, in a statement made available to journalists in Akure yesterday, said: “The Ondo State […]

Canada denies entry to Air Peace to evacuate stranded Nigerians

(NNP) The Air Peace evacuation flight to Canada to repatriate 200 stranded Nigerians has been denied entry by the Canadian authorities on the grounds that the airline does not have the license to fly a commercial flight to the North American country. Speaking to journalists on Thursday, the foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated that […]

Buhari sends names of Ambassadors-designate for Senate confirmation [List]

By Samson Atekojo UsmanThe Nigerian Senate has received an executive communication from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking confirmation of career Ambassadors-designate. Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, while reading the letter during Tuesday plenary said, the nomination was in line with the relevant sections of the constitution, hence, Senators should do justice to the request. He […]

After 5 months in prison, Kalu set to resume at Senate tomorrow

Barring any last-minute changes, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, who was released from a correctional facility in Kuje, Abuja on Friday is set to resume at the Senate tomorrow, Daily Trust reports. It could be recalled that the former Abia State governor was jailed in December 2019 over allegation of misappropriation of Abia’s state funds to […]

Governor, Senator, prisoner and now free… Kalu says life is a teacher

• As S/Court Sets Aside His Conviction,Jail Terms • Not Yet Uhuru, EFCC Ready For Fresh, Immediate Re-Trial • ‘Judgment Unfortunate, Technical Ambush Against Trial’ • Case Has Precedent, Says Lawyer­ In a judgment that has a precedent the Supreme Court, yesterday, nullified the Federal High Court judgment that convicted and handed down 12 years […]

Picture: Army guns down Terugwa Igbagwa, a.k.a Orjandu, Benue State’s most wanted criminal

Terugwa Igbagwa, a.k.a Orjandu neutralised by the army A notorious criminal kingpin in Benue, Terugwa Igbagwa, a.k.a Orjandu has been killed by Nigeria’s military. Defence Headquarters spokesman Major General John Enenche, announced this on Friday. According to Enenche, Igbagwa died during a commando operation on the highway linking Zaki Biam and Katsina-Ala in Benue. The […]

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