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    State Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, declined comments on the outcome of the meeting. But inside sources said there was a deadlock on the issue of tenure elongation for exco members. Not all the governors were in ...
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    The Presidency on Monday night said the administration of President Muhammad Buhari would not join issues with former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on Buhari administration. Obasanjo had described Buhari government as incompetent and ineffective, a throwback to his earlier assertion that this government has failed. Obasanjo had on Monday while addressing a group ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE In Nigeria, there is a god, a deity of a special genre. It is called the military. Many things are fused into it. The Army, the Navy, the Airforce. Three components, one entity. The Nigerian military is theomorphic by reputation. It is worshipped, almost, by everyone. And just like gods of its nature, ...
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    Apparently disturbed by the spate of killings in Bawan Daji area of the state, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State on Friday directed security agents to shoot and kill anyone caught carrying firearms in the state. He said the order was from President Muhammadu Buhari. Yari gave the order in Anka when he visited the ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Abuja after a 2-day working visit to Lagos state where he inaugurated some projects and also attended the 10th Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Colloquium. On his return, Buhari went straight to the National Mosque Abuja where he performed the 2-Raka’at Juma’at prayer. The President also witnessed the wedding ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday shocked members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of his party when he called for the cancellation of tenure extension for party officials. He disclosed his position to bewildered party members at the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the APC in Abuja. Recall that the APC had in its ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Swiss government and International Development Association on the Return, Monitoring and Management of Illegally-Acquired Assets Confiscated by Switzerland. Recall that Switzerland has been warehousing monies looted from Nigeria’s coffers by public officials. The country last week froze the accounts of certain persons linked ...
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    The Dapchi school girls, released by Book Haram insurgents in Yobe, on Sunday reunited with their families amidst celebrations by parents, friends and well-wishers in the town. The community bore a festive mood right from the period the girls arrived home. Security in the community was also tight. The girls, who were released by Boko ...
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    Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, signaled its opposition to a continental free trade zone, saying it would defend its own businesses and industry. The $3 trillion continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, was accepted by 44 countries on Wednesday, but Nigeria and South Africa, the second-biggest economy, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. South ...
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    If President Buhari Can’t Call Osinbajo To Order, We Respectfully Call on GO Enoch Adeboye to Intervene Again, my attention has been drawn to rehashed lies in the media by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, against the person of former President Jonathan. Speaking at the 7th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum for private sector stakeholders ...