Category Archives: Politics

Buhari’s administration has all it takes to move the country forward – Oshiomole

In another development, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the party and Buhari’s administration has all it takes to move the country forward. He stated this on Monday while speaking to journalists on the ministerial nominees. He expressed concern over the reactions of Nigerians dismissing the ministerial…

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PDP urges the National Assembly to respond to ‘demands by Nigerians’ by setting up an Adhoc Committee to recover the allegedly missing $1bn

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to respond to ‘demands by Nigerians’ by immediately setting up an Adhoc Committee to recover the allegedly missing $1bn drawn from the Excess Crude Account by the Buhari Presidency in 2017, purportedly for security services. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the…

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INEC opens its defence against petition filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

As the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal resumes sitting today, the Independent National Electoral Commission is scheduled to open its defence in response to the petition filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his Peoples Democratic Party challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential poll. The Justice Mohammed Garba-led tribunal of five judges had after…

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President Buhari assures his administration will not return the country to the days of exporting jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will not return the country to the days of exporting jobs through the importation of food and clothing items that can be produced locally. Speaking at an audience with the National Executive Council of the National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers, led by its…

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Those who are politicizing isolated cases of insecurity in the country are not patriotic – President Buhari

Still on security matter, as President Muhammadu Buhari says that those politicizing isolated cases of insecurity in the country are not patriotic. He further disclosed that his government will be tough on the cancer of corruption. The President made this statement while receiving the National Executives of the Buhari Campaign Organisation at the State House.…

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PDP calls on President Buhari to declare state of emergency on Nigeria’s security

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on Nigeria’s security. National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, made the call while briefing reporters on Tuesday in Abuja on the PDP’s position on security in the country. The PDP chairman recalled that the party had decried…

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Presidency admonishes leaders across the country to consider their language and its potential consequences

Presidency has admonished all leaders across the country to consider their language and its potential consequences when commenting on the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunri, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. In it’s a statement on the deceased the Presidency said that it had noted public concerns on the unfortunate attack leading to…

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INEC commends the media on the level of coverage it gave the 2019 general elections

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, commended the media on the level of coverage it gave the 2019 general elections and called for implementable recommendations ahead of 2023. Yakubu spoke at the Post-2019 General Elections Review Meeting with the Media in Lagos, where he lauded journalists for their coverage of the Continuous…

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The 9th National Assembly will aid reforms in the health, education and security sectors – Hon. Doguwa

Representative of Tudunwada/Doguwa federal constituency  in the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, has said the 9th  National Assembly will  aim  to aid  reforms in the health, education and security sectors. Doguwa, who has been endorsed by the ruling All Progressives Congress for  the Majority Leader post in the House of Representives,  spoke with journalists after…

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