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Ministerial Screening: Amaechi, five other nominees in senate

Rotimi Amaechi, Former Governor of Rivers State, on Thursday arrived the premises of the National Assembly, around 10:30am for screening. Amaechi arrived the Assembly alongside five other nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari who have been slated for screening today for ministerial appointments. On the list of the order paper released …

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If you Lose Accept Defeat, Jonathan Urges Tanzanian Presidential Candidates

Former President Goodluck Jonathan , chair of the Commonwealth election observer mission to Tanzania, has urged the loser of last Sunday’s Tanzania presidential election to immediately acknowledge it in the interest of the country’s peace and unity. Jonathan briefing the stakeholders in Dar es Salaam, leaders of political parties , …

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Tribunal Orders Re-run of Akwa Ibom Governorship Election

The Akwa Ibom election tribunal has ordered Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to conduct a re-run election for the state governorship election in 18 local government areas. Giving the verdict On Wednesday, the Tribunal said it was satisfied that there were discrepancies during the governorship polls held on April 11, 2015.

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Again, EFCC Summons Abba Moro Over NIS Tragedy

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has again summoned Mr. Abba Moro, former Minister of Interior, to report to its Economic Governance Unit, on Thursday, following an investigation into the tragic Nigeria Immigration Service’s recruitment of May 2014 that resulted in the death of 19 applicants. It was learnt that …

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I rejected Ministerial Appointments by 4 Nigerian Presidents- Afe Babalola

The proprietor of Afe Babalola University , Ado-Ekiti, Afe Babalola has revealed that he rejected 4 ministerial appointment by four Nigerian Presidents. Speaking at the institution 3rd convocation ceremony said his refusal was not out of pride but the conviction that his law practice was enough to make him comfortable …

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False Asset Declaration: ‘Go And Relax’, CCT Chairman Tells Saraki

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, today asked embattled Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki to go and relax, following his (Umar) adjournment of the Senate President’s trial at the tribunal today over a13-count criminal charge bordering on false declaration of assets preferred against him by the Code …

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Breaking: Prof Mahmud Yakubu Appointed INEC Chairman

Professor Mahmud Yakubu has been appointed chairman of the Independent national Electoral Commission (INEC). His appointment was approved by the Council of State which met Wednesday in Abuja. Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoko State Governor who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting, said the appointment of the new INEC boss was …

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Buhari Appoints Prof. Yakubu As New INEC Chief

President Buhari has appointed Yakubu Mahmud as new Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC). Briefing the state house correspondents, the Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal said the appointment was in line with the constitution and in consultation with Council of State . Prof. Yakubu would take over from the Acting chairman …

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Disaster: Occupants Trapped In Collapsed 3-story Building In Lagos

Many occupants are currently trapped in a recent saga of a collapsed 3-storey building at swamps street, up Odunfa street Lagos Island. A team of rescue operation by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has waded into action at the Scene, and no deaths have been reported so far. …

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Buhari Replaces Head Of Service, Kifasi with Winifred Oyo-Ita

Following the removal of Mr Dalandi Kifasi yesterday as Head of Civil Service of the Federation by President Muhammadu Buhari, the president has replaced him with Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, current Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology. Oyo-Ita, is 51 years old. Kifasi is said to be due for …

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