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APC Taking Nigerians For Fools, Says Obasanjo


Ex President’s coalition joins ADC Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the ruling All Progressives Congress is taking Nigerians for fools while “revelling in an unrepentant misgoverning of Nigeria.” This is coming as the promoter of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement also disclosed that the movement had adopted the African Democratic Congress as a political platform to actualise its dream for a new Nigeria. Obasanjo said ... Read More »

IG Urges Nigerians To Support Buhari’s Fight Against Corruption


Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption to put the country back on the path of greatness. Idris made the call at the customary dinner organised for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Detective Superintendent Course (7) 2017/2018 at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He said the feat achieved by the EFCC with ... Read More »

Oshiomhole Declares For APC Chairmanship


Immediate past Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has declared his intention to take over the reins of the leadership of his All Progressives Congress APC at the National Convention slated for June 23. Former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole during his declaration for the position of National Chairman, All Progressives Congress at the Osun Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi ... Read More »

Oyo PDP Withdraws From Saturday’s LG Election


The Oyo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday announced its withdrawal from participating in tomorrow’s Local Government election in the state. PDP Chairman, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha who announce this at the end of the party’s State Working Committee meeting held in Ibadan, directed its members to distance themselves from the Saturday’s election. He predicted the outcome to be an effort in futility. ... Read More »

Kaduna LG Poll: El- Rufai Announces Restriction In Movement


The Kaduna State Government has announced restriction of movement during the state local councils’ election holding on May 12. Mr Samuel Aruwan, media aide to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Friday in Kaduna. He said all vehicular movements have been restricted from 5:30 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday. According to him, the restriction was at the instance ... Read More »

Labour No Longer At Ease With Employment Crisis, Says NLC


…Reports el-Rufai to ILO The employment crisis in Nigeria is a serious concerns to all well meaning Nigerians. This probably explains why the Kaduna State Government led by Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has entered the bad books of Organised Labour in Nigeria as the only employer, whether public or private, that has sacked the highest number of workers in one swoop without caring about the social ... Read More »

Police Confirms 9 Killed In Fresh Taraba Attack


The Police Command in Taraba on Wednesday confirmed the death of nine persons in early morning attacks on Tutuwa community in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP David Misal, told newsmen that a yet-to-be identified armed militia must have carried out the deadly attack. Police Misal said that Alhaji Aliyu Tafida, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) ... Read More »

I Owe You No Apologies, IG Tells Senate


The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has responded to the Senate resolution on his non-appearance before the upper chamber, saying he owed them no apologies. The IG said he did not have to appear before the lawmakers, noting that a senior police officer of the rank of Deputy Inspector-General or an Assistant Inspector-General could act on his behalf in an official capacity at any function. ... Read More »

Refusal To Honour Invitations: Mixed Reactions As Senate Says IG Unfit For Public Office

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There were indications on Wednesday that the National Assembly had decided to suspend the 2018 budget of the Nigeria Police Force to penalise the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, over his refusal to honour invitations by the Senate. Findings showed that the fresh summons issued to Idris earlier on Tuesday by the Senate was the last chance he had to appear before the legislature ... Read More »

Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting


The weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council is ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the meeting holding inside the Council Chamber. Osinbajo is standing in for President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently in London, United Kingdom where he is scheduled to meet with his doctor. Details later… Read More »

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