FEC Approves #745m to Hire Auditors For NDDC

The Federal ExecuJrtive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N745 million for the hiring of additional forensic field auditors for the audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, also disclosed that the council approved the hiring of auditors to ensure that whatever comes out of the … Read more

Nnamdi Kanu Reveals How Buhari Allegedly Plots to Islamize Nigeria

Nnamdi Kanu, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of alleged plot to Islamize Nigeria. Kanu alleged that Buhari was plotting to use nepotism and Islamic terror to Islamize Nigeria. He made the allegation in a tweet on his verified Twitter handle. The IPOB leader explained that the alleged Islamization move … Read more

EDO ELECTION: I Was Moved To Tears- Oshiomole Breaks Silence on Gov Obaseki’s Victory

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s victory at the just-concluded governorship election. Recall that Governor  Obaseki was re-elected on Sunday after polling 307,955 to defeat his closest rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who garnered 223,619 votes. Governor … Read more

Nigerian govt to sell presidential jet

The Federal Government on Wednesday put up for sale one of the jets in the presidential fleet. The jet, Hawker 4000 aircraft with registration number, 5N-FGX/: RC 066, has a capacity for nine passengers and three crew members. It was manufactured by Hawker Beechcraft more than eight years ago. In a newspaper advertorial, the federal … Read more

INEC ready for Ondo election – Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday reaffirmed the commission’s readiness for smooth conduct of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. Yakubu disclosed this to journalists after a meeting with various stakeholders in Akure, the state capital. He said  INEC   was fully prepared for the … Read more

NIDCOM reacts to report on embassy invitation of police to arrest Nigerians in Switzerland

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Wednesday dismissed claims that staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Switzerland called the police to arrest Nigerians in the European nation. In a viral video on Tuesday, a Nigerian claimed the embassy staff invited police officers to arrest many people who were in the facility to process their … Read more

Buhari to attend Guinea Bissau national day celebration

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday leave Abuja for Bissau, Guinea Bissau, to attend the country’s National Day celebration. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, said Buhari would join the leaders of Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Mauritania, Togo, and Liberia to … Read more

ONDO ELECTION: Jegede reveals why he did not pick Ajayi as running mate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the upcoming Ondo governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, has revealed why he did not pick the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as his running mate. Recall that Ajayi had defected from APC to the PDP, inorder to secure a governorship ticket to run against the APC candidate and incumbent governor … Read more

Coronavirus: US, China Clash at UN

The United States and China, on Tuesday, clashed over the COVID-19 pandemic at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). President Donald Trump, in his pre-recorded video message, referred to coronavirus as “China virus” “We must hold accountable the nation which unleashed this plague onto the world: China. In the earliest days of the virus, China … Read more

Akeredolu, APC Will Lose Ondo – Primate Ayodele

Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, has declared that the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, will lose the Ondo State governorship election. The poll will be held on Saturday October 10. Ayodele, in a statement on Tuesday, said that Akeredolu will not win except through manipulations and technicality. The … Read more

Reps to Commence Monthly Dialogue with CSOs on Assessing MDAs Performances

The House of Representatives has announced the commencement of a monthly round-table between the Green Chamber and Civil Society Organizations to assess performance of Ministries, Departments and Agencies. According to a statement issued by the spokesperson of the House, Ben Kalu, the House will start the dialogue focusing on the healthcare sector. Kalu stated that … Read more

KUKAH TO POLITICIANS: Stop running to religious leaders during election

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah has called on politicians to stop seeking the endorsements of religious leaders during elections. Bishop Kukah  who made the call on Tuesday morning while featuring on Channels Television’s programme, Sunrise Daily, rather charged such politicians to engage the people they intend to serve and sell their objectives … Read more

Ekiti APC members accuse Gov Fayemi of supporting Obaseki, anti-party activities

Some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have accused Governor Kayode Fayemi of insisting on expelling them from the party. They said Fayemi, “after installing” Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo State” in a clear case of anti party act, is bent on expelling leaders of the party.” Obaseki, the … Read more

Atiku speaks on reports he, members of his family being under US watch list

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to reports claiming that he and some of his family members were under the watchlist of the United States. Reports circulated on some media platforms on Monday had claimed the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the US Department of Treasury, in its surveillance of … Read more

Buhari orders reduction of fertilizer price

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the reduction of NPK fertilizer price from N5,500 to N5,000. The Vice-Chairman of the National Food Security Council,  Atiku Bagudu , disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting presided over by the Chief of Staff to the president, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, at the Presidential … Read more