Buhari Names Minister Of Labour, Ngige’s Cousin Convicted For Drug Violations In United State As Job Creation Committee Chairman

He was sentenced to nine years in prison on two count charges, the sentences to run concurrently, and 10 years of supervised release, court documents seen by SaharaReporters read. The Nigerian Government has named an ex-convict, Franklin Uzo lgbonwa, as Chairman of 20-member committee that will oversee the recruitment of 21,000 youths in Anambra State. … Read more

Obaseki vs Ize-Iyamu: CNPP reveals how Buhari Govt is buying votes

Ahead of the Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has condemned what it described as vote buying by proxy by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government. The CNPP said that Buhari government must refrain from acts capable of killing the country’s democracy. This was contained in a statement signed … Read more

Attack on my campaign train, clear attempt to kill me – Jegede

Following the violent clash between supporters of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Eyitayo Jegede and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the PDP candidate has described the incident as an attempted assassination on his life. According to Jedege while briefing journalists at his campaign office in Akure, the Ondo … Read more

No Govt has done so much with less income like Buhari- Lai Mohammed boasts

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has boasted that Buhari’s administration was making so much progress across all sectors of the economy with 60 percent less national income. In a statement signed by his spokesman, Segun Adeyemi, the minister maintained that Buhari was setting Nigeria on the path of sustainable development. According to … Read more

ONDO 2020: Akeredolu’s convoy attacked, Jegede’s loyalists clash, scores injured

With 23 days to the governorship election, tension is currently brewing in Ondo State following the attack on the convoy of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu by political thugs suspected to be loyalists of the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Eyitayo Jegede. According to sources, the campaign train of Governor Akeredolu who is the candidate … Read more

INEC to prosecute lecturers involved in 2019 election malpractices in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it had concluded arrangements to arraign in court, some University lecturers involved in electoral malpractices in Akwa Ibom State, during the 2019 general election. This was disclosed by the  Akwa Ibom   State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini, while speaking with reporters in Uyo, the state … Read more

Yoshihide Suga confirmed as Japan’s Prime Minister

The Japanese parliament on Wednesday confirmed ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader, Yoshihide Suga, as the 99th Prime Minister. Suga was the Chief Cabinet Secretary and served as the government spokesperson since 2012. He was one of the five individuals tipped to succeed  former premier, Shinzo Abe. Abe resigned late August for  health reasons . … Read more

Buhari: I Borrow to Fix Infrastructure, Attract Investments

For the first time yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari defended borrowing by his administration, saying he borrows to fix roads, rail and attract investments. Speaking at a virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), Buhari said his government was borrowing money in the interest of the country to address the infrastructure deficit. … Read more

Soyinka Backs Obasanjo, Says Nigeria Divided under Buhari

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has thrown his weight behind President Olusegun Obasanjo’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as heading Nigeria towards state failure, insisting that the country is more divided as never before. Soyinka in a statement issued yesterday from his Autonomous Residence of Ijegba, Idi-Aba Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, said though he … Read more

Edo Election: Details of Gen. Abubakar’s meeting with Gov Obaseki, others emerge

  Retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, the Chairman of the National Peace Committee, on Monday, in Benin said that members of his committee were in Edo State to assist in ensuring that the September 19 governorship election was conducted peacefully. Abubakar said this while addressing Governor Godwin Obaseki, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, ahead … Read more

Plot to Burn INEC Office is False, Says Edo PDP

The Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council has described as false and mischievous allegation that it plans to burn the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Edo State, ahead of the gubernatorial election in the state on September 19. Chairman of Media and Publicity Sub-committee of the Campaign Council, Chris … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: APC Candidate For Imo Bye-election, Ibezim, In Certificate Scandal

Ibezim, who hails from the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, is a long-time friend and aide to Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba. Frank Ibezim, the All Progressives Congress candidate for the October 31 senatorial bye-election in Imo North, is embroiled in a certificate scandal, SaharaReporters has gathered. Ibezim, who hails … Read more

Leave Mailafia, probe his claims – PDP blasts Buhari

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has condemned the Department of State Services (DSS) for repeatedly inviting Obadiah Mailafia for interrogations. Warning the Buhari administration, the opposition leader added that no amount of pressure will deter the people from expressing their feelings under “a government that has clearly lost focus and … Read more

Obasanjo and failed State narrative

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, had stirred the hornet nest with his provoking, divisive and failed state narrative. Obasanjo stated this during a consultative meeting with the leadership of socio-cultural organisations last week in response to the myriad challenges bedeviling the country. Since the time he left office to date, he has chided every government … Read more

Police Vow To Deal With Nigerian Students Planning Protest Against Fuel Hike, Electricity Tariff

The police have threatened to deal with Nigerian students planning protest in Ogun State over the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariffs. Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson for the Ogun State Police Command, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday.  Members of the National Association of Nigerians Students, South-West Zone D, had given the Nigerian Government … Read more