By Chesa Chesa Â - Â Â Abuja Aso Rock on Wednesday accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of creating controversy over President Buhariâ€™s â€œwell-intentioned effortâ€ to give succour to state governments and long-suffering public sector workers. A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, refuted PDPâ€™s claims that the disbursements were from inherited savings made […]
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The House of Representatives leadership tussle is far from over despite the intervention of the committee headed by former Speaker and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal on the mandate of All Progressives Congress leadership. Speaker Yakubu Dogaraâ€™s group had announced the concession of the Majority Leader to the Femi Gbajabiamila group. It however stated that […]Gbajabiamila rejects Dogaraâ€™s peace deal, insists on Majority Leader position
The Department of Petroleum Resources(DPR) on Tuesday said it would henceforth not allow a situation whereby supply of petrol was dictated by private interests of marketers and dealers to the detriment of the Nigerian public. Mr Danteni Ladan, the Acting Director of the department said this during an emergency meeting with stakeholders in the industry […]DPR to marketers: “You will no longer dictate petrol supply, price to Nigerians”
THE Kano State Police Command on Thursday July 9, 2015 morning beefed up security around the area housing the Federal High Court in readiness for the large crowd expected as the trial of former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, and his son begins. The police authorities rolled out tanks while there was presence of heavily […]
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday directed the Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Other Special Offences to carry out full enforcement of the law restricting street trading in the metropolis. The Governor, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello,Â expressed concern about the resurgence of […]
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Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has told the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the National Assembly is not the party’s secretariat. Senator Ekweremadu made the comment through his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu. The aide was interviewed during a RayPower Radio morning programme, tagged: â€œPolitical Platformâ€, monitored by DAILY POST Wednesday morning. Reacting to […]National Assembly not your party secretariat – Ekweremadu tells APC
From Anolu Vincent – Â Owerri The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has directed 40 traditional Rulers in the state who dragged him and the government to court to withdraw their suit without further delay as well as tender unreserved apology for their action which he said was meant to insult and embarrass him and […]
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ON landing in La Paz on Thursday July 9, 2015, the 78-year-old Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, appeared bright and alert during his welcoming speech. Pope Francis kicked off his tour of Bolivia by drinking a special brew made of coca leaves, the main ingredient in cocaine. On his flight to La Paz, Boliviaâ€™s capital, the […]
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The police authorities in Kano Thursday rolled out tanks and backed by heavily armed personnel within and around Federal high court situated along New Court road Kano in anticipation of the arraignment of former Jgawa State governor Sule Lamido and his son before Justice Riman Fatu over an alleged money laundering.Â
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President Muhammadu Buhari has conveyed his sincere and heartfelt condolences to all Nigerians who lost relatives in the latest terrorist atrocities in Jos, Kano, and Zaria. President Buhari in a statement signed by his media aide, Garba Shehu, said he “joins them in mourning their loved ones who were brutally murdered in the suicide bombings […]End of Boko Haram is in sight – President Buhari
By Patience Ogbodo-Iwuagwu Â - Â Bauchi The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) in Bauchi State have lamented the cut down of allowances of the workers in all the local government areas of the state. State Chairmen of the two unions, Comrade Hashimu Mohammed Gital of the NLC […]
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The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, will on Sunday, July 11, alongside Bishop Michael Apochi of the Diocese of Otukpo, Benue State, host a concelebrated Mass to formally present the long-awaited Idoma Bible, â€˜Ubayibu kâ€™Idomaâ€™, to the general public.Â The event, which is being coordinated by Rev. Fr. Anthony Ochigbo of the […]
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Major markers in Enugu State have shut down in protest of the recent relocation of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra State. A street protest is equally expected to follow the market closure. The umbrella tradersâ€™ had announced that there would be a peaceful protest today over the issue. An announcement late yesterday signed on behalf […]Enugu markets shut over relocation of Boko Haram prisoners
The Nigerian Embassy in Saudi Arabia earlier in the week snubbed First Lady, Aisha Buhari and her five children in Mecca, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It was gathered that the embassy gave preferential treatment to former Vice President Namadi Sambo and his entourage of 15 family members over that of President Muhammadu Buhari’s family. Both […]Nigerian Embassy in Saudi Arabia shun Buhari’s family