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Yusuf Buhari Returns to Country After Further Treatment Overseas


President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, Mr. Yusuf Buhari, who was involved in a ghastly motorbike accident last December, returned to the country Monday after undergoing further treatment overseas. Although it could not be ascertained where Yusuf had gone for treatment, THISDAY gathered that Yusuf, who arrived the country Monday night, was in a better shape and is expected to resume a normal life. At the ... Read More »

Reps to hold debate on Ajaokuta steel firm, invite Fayemi, others


The House of Representatives has disclosed plans to open a debate on the Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State.The debate, which would hold on Thursday, is part of the efforts to revive the moribund firm. According to the programme, the event would be televised live on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), from11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It would also be streamed live in the House of ... Read More »

2019: Buhari by God’s grace will declare his intention for re-election – Sen Kurfi


The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Umaru Ibrahim Kurfi, said he was optimistic President Mohammadu Buhari will soon declare his intention to seek for re-election in 2019 after completion of ongoing wide consultations. Speaking in Abuja at the closing ceremony of a one week leadership training programme organised by the National Committee of Buhari Support Groups, NCBSG, for its coordinators nationwide, Senator Kurfi ... Read More »

FG confirms 110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing, helicopters, jets join search


L-R: Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau(retd.); Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.Gen. Nicholas Rogers, after a second meeting between the Federal Government’s team and the representatives of key stakeholders following last week’s attack on the Government Science and Technical College, Dapchi in Damaturu… on Sunday. Photo: NAN ... Read More »

Reps want work permit issuance to some foreigners stopped

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The House of Representatives has adopted the report on a bill seeking to criminalise the issuance of work permits to foreigners to do jobs that Nigerians are ordinarily qualified to handle. The bill, which was sponsored by the Leader of the House, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, earlier passed second reading at the House and was sent to the committee stage. It returned from the committee stage ... Read More »

Supreme Court orders reinstatement of sacked Appeal Court’s chief registrar


The Supreme Court has ordered the Federal Judicial Service Commission to reinstate Mr. Bode Thomas who was compulsorily retired as the Chief Registrar of the Court of Appeal in 2009. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court, in a unanimous judgment on February 16, 2018, ordered that Thomas be reinstated to his post as the Chief Registrar of the Court of Appeal with effect from ... Read More »

Falana Decries Prolonged Detention Of Terror Suspects In Giwa Barracks


Seeks arraignment for the indicted, release for the innocent Abimbola Akosile Human rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, saturday called on the Federal Government panel set up to investigate the abuse of human rights concerning the prolonged detention without trial of over 3,000 terror suspects in Giwa Barracks, Maiduguri, Borno state, to arraign in court all the suspects who have been indicted in terrorist ... Read More »

Why I Attacked Obasanjo Over Statement On Buhari – Senator Adamu


Former governor of Nasarawa State and Senator representing Nasarawa West District in the National Assembly, Abdullahi Adamu, has revealed the reason he attacked erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo, over the controversial letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him not to run for reelection in 2019. According to Adamu, he added his voice to the debate over Obasanjo’s letter because he was part of the ... Read More »

2019 Presidency: PDP Vice Chairman Reveals South-South Plan


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-South, said it would partner other leadership of the party in other zones to produce credible candidate for 2019 presidential election. National Vice Chairman of the party, South-South, Mr Emmanuel Ogigi, however, assured that emergence of the candidate would follow democratic process as stipulated in PDP Constitution. He told NAN that the zone would support the efforts of ... Read More »

Buhari Will Secure A Second Term, Says Akeredolu


Rotimi Akeredolu Peter Dada Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has called on the people of the state to support President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term. The governor also endorsed the elevation of the Acting Chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Ade Adetimehin, as the substantive chairman. Akeredolu spoke at a rally in Akure as part of activities to mark the first ... Read More »

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