Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Breaking: Buhari sacks NAMA, NiMet bosses, two other heads of Nigerian aviation agencies

Four heads of parastatal agencies and college in the nation’s aviation industry have been sacked, according to a government statement. Those relieved of their jobs are the Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Emma Anasi, and the Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Dr Anthony Anuforom.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Ekiti PDP slams APC over comments on RCCG G.O.

Adebayo described the APC leader’s comment as an example of the evil mindset of the party.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state has condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) over its alleged comments against Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Catholics: Fire Clinton Aide Palmieri for WikiLeaked Email

Catholics want top Hillary Clinton aide Jennifer Palmieri fired over a WikiLeaks email chain in which she mocked the religion.

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Rivers gov poll: Wike asks A-Court to set aside tribunal judgment

ABUJA—Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, went before the Court of Appeal in Abuja, to challenge the judgement of the state’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that nullified the outcome of the  April 11 governorship poll that  brought him to power.

SURE-P: Senate asks Buhari to probe Jonathan

ABUJA — CITING  mismanagement of funds, the Senate, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to begin immediate probe of his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, in his handling of the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P.

Friday, 30 October 2015

My experience in conducting 2015 polls — Jega

For the first time after conducting the 2015 elections adjudged to be one of the country’s best, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Professor Attahiru Jega, yesterday, spoke about what the commission went through.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Rivers re-run polls split senators over Amaechi

ABUJA—AHEAD of today’s screening and confirmation of the remaining ministerial nominees, senators of All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have mapped out strategies on how to achieve their set goals.

Friday, 23 October 2015

I served as minister without pay —Falae

AKURE—The former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and former Minister of Finance, Chief Olu Falae, on Wednesday in Akure, the Ondo State capital, said he served as a minister without collecting any salary.

EFCC tenders evidence against Lamido, 2 sons

ABUJA—Determined to establish the money laundering charge it slammed against Sule Lamido, former Governor of Jigawa State and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, tendered before the Federal High Court in Abuja, details of bank accounts it said were used by the accused persons to siphon public funds.

PDP senators turn dumb during Amaechi’s screening

ABUJA — The controversy over the screening of erstwhile Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi as a minister, ended in an anti-climax yesterday, when seething senators of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP turned dumb to him.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Buhari appoints Mahmood Yakubu as INEC chairman

ABUJA–President Mohammadu Buhari on Wednesday appointed Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the new chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Yakubu who is taking over from the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mrs. Bala Zakari was the former Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Appeal Court adjourns Saraki’s suit indefinitely


ABUJA—Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, granted an indefinite adjournment in the suit filed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to stop the Federal Government from opening its case against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Prove you’er not a dictator, tribalist; Adebanjo tells Buhari

Ibadan—LEADER of Afenifere and Awoist, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday, scored  the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari low, saying it has no concrete blueprint aimed at improving the lot of the citizenry.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Ministerial appointments not compensation for Igbo —Aka-Ikenga

The recent ministerial appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari are not compensation for the Igbo.

Apkpabio: President Buhari is a dictator says PDP

ABUJA—The Presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday engaged in war of words over President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade following the grilling of former Akwa Ibom State Governor and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Ministerial Appointment: Why Senate shifted Amaechi, Shittu’s screening

ABUJA—THE Senate has, for the second time this week, deferred the screening of former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi. Also deffered is that of the nominee from Oyo state, Mr. Adebayo Shittu.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

FG to ban rice importation next 2 years

ABUJA – Federal government Wednesday said it has plans to stop the importation of rice in the next two years, however stating that the policy would not be enforced until it has developed local industries to produce maximally for local consumption.

Kachikwu, Fashola, steal show at Senate screening

ABUJA — FORMER Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Ibe Kachikwu and Mrs Kemi Adeosun were clearly the star attractions at the screening of ministerial nominees, yesterday, as the Senate cleared 18 nominees for ministerial appointment.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Presidency happy with Saraki’s handling of Ministerial screening

ABUJA —THE Senate, yesterday, screened 10 of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 37 ministerial nominees in an exercise that was both colourful and dramatic.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Boko Haram: Buhari’s timeline to end insurgency realisable – Obasanjo

ABUJA – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday stated that the December deadline given to the military by President Mohammadu Buhari to rout out insurgency in the country was realisable.