The Presidency and the leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday resolved grey areas in the 2017 budget, it was learnt yesterday. The different positions of the two arms of government on some areas was said to have threatened the early passage of the Appropriation Bill. The Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, and theRead More
Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) protesting in Abuja against xenophobic attacks in South Africa...yesterday GROUP of furious youths demonstrated yesterday in Abuja against attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Their protest raised the tension between the two countries over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. Many Nigerians have lost properties andRead More
But that seemed to have escalated the main opposition party’s leadership crisis. The Ahmed Makarfi faction called on the police to flush out Sheriff. He should wait for the legal battle for the party’s control to end, the faction said. Sheriff, accompanied by some members of his National Working Committee (NWC)Read More
INEC said that the indicted members of staff of the commission were going to be prosecuted by the police for their alleged role in the re-run. A statement by Mt. Solomon Soyebi, INEC National Commissioner, said that internal disciplinary measures would be taken against the members of staff. . He said that theRead More
South Africa is irked over Nigeria’s call on the AU to intervene in the renewed xenophobia attacks in their country.
South Africa is irked over Nigeria’s call on the Africa Union (AU) to intervene in the renewed xenophobia attacks in the southern African country. South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, spoke tough against Nigeria’s call and said that such issues were better discussed at the diplomatic level. According to Africa Review,Read More
Niger State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the governor of the state Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello, at the commencement of the debate on the 2017 Budget Proposal speech of the governor. The motion to pass the vote of confidence was moved by chairman, House Committee on Finance and memberRead More
The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on the state governor, Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed to immediately constitute a mining committee to be known as "The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Agency", as provided in the Minerals and Mining Act of 2007,to enable the state reap the full benefits of its vast mineral deposits. TheRead More
BY AMARA OKOROAFOR Governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has decried the level of inefficiency in the administration of some development areas in the state and promised to reposition them for better service delivery. Al-Makura who was visibly angry with the level of decay in some of the development areas visited, said the uglyRead More
By CHRIS EKEKE The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) -led federal government to stop persecuting opposition figures in the country over the 2015 general elections campaign funds. It equally condemned last Monday’s police blockade of the International Conference Centre, Abuja where the Senator Ahmad Makarfi -led caretaker committeeRead More
Sheriff plans to quit the PDP chair’s seat after convening a national convention to elect new leaders.
Ali Modu Sheriff plans to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chair’s seat after convening a national convention to elect new leaders. He yesterday pleaded with the Ahmed Makarfi Committee, the governors and other stakeholders to allow peace in the PDP. They should wait for the convention to change the leadership,Read More