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The Presidency and the leadership of the National Assembly resolved grey areas in the 2017 budget

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 the

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Group of furious youths demonstrated in Abuja against attacks on Nigerians in South Africa

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 and

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Police reopened the national secretariat of the PDP for National Chairman Ali Modu Sheriff

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)

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INEC resolves to discipline 25 personnel indicted in the Rivers state re-run elections

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 the

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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,

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Stop Persecuting Our Leaders Over Campaign Funds, Kwara PDP Tells FG

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  committee

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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,

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