Ohanaeze denies sabotaging Buhari’s campaign

Ohanaeze denies sabotaging Buhari’s campaign Apex  Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has said that it fixed its “imeobi” meeting at Enugu today, oblivious of the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari, would visit the south east geopolitical zone for his re-election campaign.  Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emeka Attamah, made this known in...... more

Council of State approves N27,000 as minimum wage

Council of State approves N27,000 as minimum wage The National Council of State has endorsed N27,000 as new National Minimum Wage, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has disclosed Ngige made this known on Tuesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the Council’s meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari...... more

Buhari has history of bringing looted funds to Nigeria – Atiku

Buhari has history of bringing looted funds to Nigeria – Atiku Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said President Muhammadu Buhari knows a thing or two about bringing looted funds into the country. The former President stated this while reacting to an earlier statement credited to Buhari Support Groups, BSG, accusing him of plotting to ferry...... more

Boko Haram: Angry Nigerian soldiers complain of inadequate weapons, vow to return home

Boko Haram: Angry Nigerian soldiers complain of inadequate weapons, vow to return home Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast have once again accused the authorities of not being serious with the fight against the terrorists. A video which has gone viral showed five Nigerian soldiers moving on a road as if retreating. They accused the Nigerian Army of not providing them...... more

Let Buhari, Atiku, others undergo mental tests before elections –CUPP

Let Buhari, Atiku, others undergo mental tests before elections –CUPP The Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday called for mental tests for President Muhammadu Buhari; former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and all other candidates contesting the 2019 presidential election. It said the test should be conducted by an independent team of experts in mental health issues. The coalition’s demand was contained...... more

Elections: Army begins ‘Operation Python Dance’ nationwide in January

Elections: Army begins ‘Operation Python Dance’ nationwide in January The Nigerian Army has announced the commencement of Exercise Egwu Eke III, otherwise known as Python Dance, in all parts of the country in preparation against security challenges anticipated before, during and after the 2019 General Elections. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. – Gen Tukur Buratai, who stated this at a...... more

Buhari can’t mourn Shagari after bringing down his govt – Junaid

Buhari can’t mourn Shagari after bringing down his govt – Junaid A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s tribute to the late President Shehu Shagari, who passed away on Friday at the age of 93. Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, had described Shagari’s  death as the...... more

PDP Condemns Police Invasion of Dino Melaye’s Residence

PDP Condemns Police Invasion of Dino Melaye’s Residence The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemns in strong terms the invasion of the residence of its Presidential Campaign’s Director of Civil Societies, Senator Dino Melaye in Abuja on Friday.     The party rejects the Gestapo-like attack on Senator Melaye residence and demands that the invading security official vacate the premises...... more

Shehu Shagari: We've lost a sage, democrat, Says Ekweremadu

Shehu Shagari: We've lost a sage, democrat, Says Ekweremadu The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed deep grief over the passing on of the Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari. Ekweremadu described the death as “a heavy loss to the nation”, noting that the late politician was a “sage, democrat, and statesman”. Writing on his social...... more

2019: I have delivered on campaign promises, says Buhari

2019: I have delivered on campaign promises, says Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says he has delivered on his campaign promises in spite of doubts by the opposition. Buhari stated this on Friday in Uyo at the flag-off of the All Progressive Congress Presidential campaign in the South-South geo-political zone. According to him, Nigerians will not regret voting for APC candidates...... more

BREAKING: Ex-President Shehu Shagari dies at 93

BREAKING: Ex-President Shehu Shagari dies at 93 Forner President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari is dead. Shagari passed away at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday. He was 93 years old. The news was broken by the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, on his Twitter handle. Tambuwal had tweeted: View image on Twitter Aminu W. Tambuwal@AWTambuwal    ...... more

Three dead, 15 injured in Enugu auto-crash

Three dead, 15 injured in Enugu auto-crash The Police Command in Enugu State on Friday confirmed the death of three persons and 15 others injured in an accident that happened on Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway. The Police Public Relations Officer for the Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who made the confirmation in a statement in Enugu said the accident occurred...... more

Kidnapped Catholic priests rescued by police in Anambra

Kidnapped Catholic priests rescued by police in Anambra Two Catholic priests kidnapped on December 24, have been rescued by the police in Anambra State. The Victims are Rev Fr. Peter Nwachukwu, Parish Priest, St Theresa’s Parish Umueze-Anam and Rev Fr. Cajetan Apeh Assistant priest in the parish. In a statement issued in Awka the police said their rescue was...... more

Ugwuanyi donates N6m, relief materials to victims of Abakpa Nike fire outbreak

Ugwuanyi donates N6m, relief materials to victims of Abakpa Nike fire outbreak  Tears of joy flowed on the faces of the devastated victims of the recent fire outbreak at Ugboezeji and Ugboye in Abakpa Nike, Enugu, which burnt down the apartments of three widows, those of two other families and shops belonging to four furniture makers, a yam seller and bean-cake (Akara) fryer,...... more

32-year-old arrested Christmas day for stealing EEDC cables

32-year-old arrested Christmas day for stealing EEDC cables Thirty-two-year-old Osita Anazodo, also known as Ezebinagbo, an electrician who hails from Akuiro, Okpuno, Anambra State, has been arrested for stealing armoured cables from a sub-station of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC. He was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday, 25th December, 2018 at Ugwuagulu Obiofia, Ozubulu, Anambra State. The suspect...... more

Buhari: Atiku’s camp set to release ‘fake papers’ on Etisalat, Keystone bank shares – Keyamo

Buhari: Atiku’s camp set to release ‘fake papers’ on Etisalat, Keystone bank shares – Keyamo With the latest refrain of the PDP linking some phantom shares in Etisalat and Keystone Bank to the ‘family’ of the President, we have it on good authority that  Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party and his party are set to release a series of wild, unsubstantiated...... more

Boko Haram sacks two military bases in Baga

 Boko Haram sacks two military bases in Baga Boko Haram sacked two military bases in northeast Nigeria overnight as the jihadist fighters battle for control of a strategic town on Lake Chad, military sources said Thursday. Jihadists from the IS-supported Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) overran a naval base and a multinational joint task force (MNJTF) post in...... more

Insurgency: No policeman absconded from Boko Haram frontline

Insurgency: No policeman absconded from Boko Haram frontline The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has described as fake news the story about 167 policemen absconding from duties on the Boko Haram frontline in Nigeria’s north east. The police said all the 2000 Policemen deployed to the region have all reported and are on ground for combat operation in the region,...... more

Atiku seeks probe of allegation linking Buhari’s family to Keystone, 9mobile ownership

Atiku seeks probe of allegation linking Buhari’s family to Keystone, 9mobile ownership The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the appropriate authorities to urgently institute a probe to unravel those he said may be hidden faces behind the new ownership structure of multi billion naira telecoms giant, Etisalat (now 9mobile) Nigeria as well as Keystone Bank. In...... more

Buhari would’ve lost if I didn’t support him in 2015- Obasanjo

Buhari would’ve lost if I didn’t support him in 2015- Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says President Muhammadu Buhari would have lost the 2015 election if he hadn’t supported him. Obasanjo said this at the 2018 Ibogun Day Celebration in Ogun State on Wednesday. He said, “In 2015, if I didn’t support Buhari, he wouldn’t have won the election. I have what...... more

190 policemen abscond from counter-insurgency training

190 policemen abscond from counter-insurgency training The Force Headquarters has ordered the arrest and prosecution of 190 riot policemen who absconded from the ongoing training at the Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe State. The fleeing policemen were part of the 2,000 Police Mobile Officers mobilised for the training preparatory to their deployment for combat against Boko Haram...... more

NNPC spends N623.16bn on fuel subsidy in 11 months

NNPC spends N623.16bn on fuel subsidy in 11 months Despite claims to the contrary, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reported to the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) that it spent N623.16 billion on under recovery otherwise known as subsidy from January to November, 2018.   The report to FAAC was made at the last meeting in Abuja where...... more

Why I’m slow in fighting corruption – Buhari

Why I’m slow in fighting corruption – Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is slow in fighting corruption because the system is slow. The president said this when he received the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) community, who paid him Christmas homage, at his official residence on Tuesday in Abuja. President Buhari, who apparently was reacting to those allegedly...... more

Buhari slams Aisha over cabal in govt comments

Buhari slams Aisha over cabal in govt comments President Muhammadu Buhari said his wife Aisha Buhari’s allegation that his government has been hijacked was baseless and described it as “her business.” Buhari insisted there was no cabal running his government and asked his critics to name one decision taken by the cabal. “That’s her business,” Buhari said during an...... more

Atiku rescues Aisha burnt beyond recognition

Atiku rescues Aisha burnt beyond recognition The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has extended his benevolence hands to Aisha Haruna, a 13 year-old orphan from Daura, Kastina state, who was involved in an inferno that burnt her beyond recognition.The former vice president has approved immediate payment of all the hospital bills,...... more

Boko Haram kills 13 soldiers, police officer in Borno ambush

Boko Haram kills 13 soldiers, police officer in Borno ambush The Army have confirmed the killing of thirteen soldiers and a police officer in Yobe State in a Boko Haram attack. According to the military, the insurgents lunched two successive attacks on a military formation and an ambush on the Maiduguri/Damaturu high way at about 6.30 pm. The statement which was ...... more

2019: Ekweremadu urges Nigerians to embrace Christlike virtues

2019: Ekweremadu urges Nigerians to embrace Christlike virtues * Days of slow pre-election litigation over   The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of love, fairness, selfless service, and commitment to public good as exemplified by Christ in order to ensure hitch-free conduct of the 2019 general elections.   Ekweremadu...... more

Police arrest man for exposing himself in front of White House

Police arrest man for exposing himself in front of White House A man has been arrested after exposing himself in front of the White House. Five people were posing together for pictures Sunday at around 1:30 am near the north fence of the White House when a police officer saw more than he wanted from one of them. The man, turning around...... more

2019: Why we blocked Buhari from using our stadium for campaign – Akwa Ibom govt

2019: Why we blocked Buhari from using our stadium for campaign – Akwa Ibom govt The controversy surrounding Akwa Ibom State government’s decision not to allow the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium for political campaigns and other activities may have died down, it was learnt yesterday. The dispute over the 30,000 capacity stadium started after the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) applied to the state...... more

Electoral Amendment: Buhari won’t sign any more bills – Presidency

Electoral Amendment: Buhari won’t sign any more bills – Presidency The Presidency said on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari had drawn the curtains on the signing of bills for the Fourth Alteration to the 1999 Constitution. It noted that any bills not signed till date must have lapsed, adding that Buhari would have also communicated same to the National Assembly. The...... more

 

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