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2019: Buhari Will Win Election Without Npdp Members – El-Rufai


GOVERNOR Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state Tuesday said that the recent threat by members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic, nPDP, to quit the All Progressives Congress, APC, if President Buhari refused to meet with them and address the alleged marginalization of its members will not affect the election victory of the President in 2019. El-Rufai Some members of the PDP that broke away from ... Read More »

Stolen Mace: Crisis Looms As NASS C’ttee Summons Omo-Agege, Ndume

STRONG indications emerged Tuesday that crisis looms in the National Assembly as former Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South and Senator Ovie Omo- Agege, APC, Delta Central have been summoned to appear before a joint Committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Omo-agege, Saraki and Nudume The duo of Ndume and Omo- Agege are to appear Wednesday before the Senate ... Read More »

APC Reps Endorse Oshiomhole For National Chair


The Caucus of the All Progressives Congress at the House of Representatives on Tuesday endorsed a former Edo State governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, as the next national chairman of the party. Oshiomhole and the lawmakers had met behind closed doors at the National Assembly for over three hours, where he solicited their support. In attendance were the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara; Deputy Speaker, Mr. Yussuff ... Read More »

Buhari Set To Inaugurate EFCC’s New Office


President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the new office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, where he is expected to formally inaugurate the office in Abuja. According to his personal assistant, Bashir Ahmad, on his Twitter page, the president arrived at the anti-graft agency’s head office to inaugurate it on Tuesday afternoon. He tweeted; “President M@Buhari arrives at the new Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (@officialEFCC) Head Office to formally ... Read More »

May 30 ‘Sit-At-Home’ Order: IPOB, BIM On Collision Course


THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Biafra Independence  Movement, BIM, and the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB,  may be heading for a showdown over the former’s order to the Igbo to observe another ‘sit-at-home’ on May 30, 2018 in commemoration of those who lost their lives during the bloody 30-month civil war on Biafra’s side. IPOB members Biafra Independence ... Read More »

Omo-Agege Can Resume Today, Says Senate


The Senate has said Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who was suspended but whose suspension was invalidated by a Federal High Court, can resume today. While stating that the access to be given to Omo-Agege was in compliance with the court order, it noted that the judgment had been appealed while a motion for stay of execution of the order had been filed. The motion, according to ... Read More »

Buhari Arrives In Jigawa


President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday arrived Jigawa State for his two-day working visit. According to the Twitter handle of the Personal Assistant to the President, Bashir Ahmad, Buhari is currently in the state. The President is expected to commission projects as well as attend a state dinner.   <<PUNCH>> Read More »

My Economic Diversification Yielding Results – Buhari


PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Auyo, Jigawa State said that his administration’s economic diversification and inclusion growth programmes especially in key good producing states were producing positive results. President Buhari who is on a two-day working visit to the state stated this during the commencement of the rehabilitation and expansion of the 6,000-hectare Hadejia Valley irrigation project. He said that Nigeria’s agricultural revolution was real ... Read More »

Ultimatum: Npdp Splits As Abdullahi Adamu’s ‘Faction’ Disowns Baraje, Oyinlola


…accuses Baraje of playing the script of his paymasters …Baraje group reacts, says Adamu and co have compromised   ALL is not well with the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party, nPDP, bloc in the All Progressives Congress, APC, as some high profile members of the bloc have dismissed as pure baloney claims of marginalisation by a faction led by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje. Baraje and ... Read More »

Fayemi has what it takes to win Ekiti election, Buhari says


President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday expressed the belief that the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi’s track record in Ekiti State would bolster his chances at the forthcoming governorship election. Buhari said this while congratulating the former governor for winning the All Progressives Congress ticket to contest the July 14, 2018 governorship election. The President’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement ... Read More »

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