Buhari will win despite APC Crisis – Senator Girei

Senator Abubakar Girei bares his mind on the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the conduct of the party’s congresses nationwide, maintaining that in spite the crisis bedevilling the party, Buhari still remains the favourite to win 2019 presidential contest. What do you make of the just concluded APC congresses? The congress is […]

Senate wants MKO Abiola recognised as an ex-President, June 12 poll results release and day declared a national holiday

ohn Ameh, Olalekan Adetayo, Leke Baiyewu, Olaleye Aluko and Jesusegun Alagbe The Senate has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, the late Chief Moshood Abiola, and his running mate, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe. While backing the declaration of June 12 as the new Democracy Day, the […]

Buhari Shifts Democracy Day to June 12, Honours Late Abiola With GCFR

…Kingibe, Late Gani Fawehinmi  to Receive GCON  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that effective from 2019, Nigerian Democracy Day, marked every May 29 for the past 18 years  should now be shifted to the June 12. The President in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba […]

Nigeria to cut age limits for political candidates

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he would approve a new law to reduce the age limit for political office, raising the prospect of younger candidates at next year’s general election. “In (a) few days to come, I will be joined by many promising young Nigerians to sign into law the ‘Not Too Young […]

$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 […]

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 […]

Motion to impeach Buhari: I have no regrets, says Senator Urhoghide

Motion to impeach Buhari: I have no regrets, says Senator Urhoghide • It’s a shame thugs assaulted me in Benin ν Gov Obaseki not involved –Aide Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin Senator Matthew Urhoghide yesterday said that he has no regrets for moving the motion calling for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari on the floor of […]

Sex-for-marks: OAU suspends Professor Akindele indefinitely

Sex-for-marks: OAU suspends Professor Akindele indefinitely — 19th April 2018 A professor at the centre of a sexual harassment sex-for-marks scandal, Mr Richard Akindele, has been suspended by his university, having been found culpable and liable of serious misconduct by an investigative committee set up to look into the allegations. Akindele, a professor at the […]

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