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APC Crisis: Odigie-Oyegun, Saraki, Dogara Emerge Winners From NEC Meeting

…No chairs were thrown and no long faces afterwards as Tinubu, Akande are curiously absent •Govs, aggrieved camps’ meeting failed to broker peace   Like a prosecution counsel whose absence stalled the hearing of his case in a law court, the failure of the National Leader of  the All Progressives Congress …

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Buhari Warns Against Injustice, Political Harassment By Any Nigerian

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured that his administration would ensure that all cases of political assassinations, intimidation and kidnappings in the country are thoroughly investigated and the perpetrators speedily brought to justice regardless of their political affiliations. Addressing state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a parley …

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Buhari Sacks CSO Abdulrahman Mani, Replaces With Bashir Abubakar

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Abdulrahman Mani, his chief security officer (CSO), over what insiders described as “shady deals” and for “undermining” the President. Bashir Abubakar has been appointed the new CSO to the President while Mani has been redeployed to Ebonyi State. Abubakar was until now an assistant director …

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Nigeria Can Only Negotiate With Boko Haram From A Position Of Strength – Presidency

Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, says the willingness of the Federal Government to consider a peace deal with Boko Haram insurgents does not mean it would do so from “a position of weakness”. Speaking in Abuja on Saturday, Adesina said the Federal Government …

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Hajj 2015: Kano Begins Screening Of Pilgrims July 6

The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board is to commence the screening of its pilgrims for the 2015 Hajj on Monday, July 6. NAN reports that a total of 5,537 pilgrims from Kano State are expected to perform the 2015 Hajj in Saudi Arabia. Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi, Public Relations Officer of …

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Invest In Quality Education, Scholarship To Modernise The North – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II on Saturday urged Muslims in the North to adopt new approaches to address the social, economic and political challenges facing them. Sanusi gave the advice in Kaduna during the 10th Annual Ramadan Lecture organised by VON, FRCN and NTA, with the theme: …

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Buhari, APC Must Succeed – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has reiterated the commitment of the 8th Senate to the success of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in its efforts to change the situation of things in Nigeria for higher standard of living for all. Saraki spoke in Abuja when …

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Number Of Hypertensive Nigerians Rises Alarmingly – Expert

Nigerians have been alerted on the need to be wary of being victims of hypertension ailment, following indications that most of the people living with the ailment were unaware of it, hence the need to consciously live a healthy lifestyle rather than leave everything in the hands of doctors and …

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Subsidy Removal: Arewa, Ohanaeze, Afenifere Disagree Over Joda Recommendation

There has been rift among members of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) and Ohanaeze Ndigbo over the recommendation of the Ahmed Joda-led transition committee which asked President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the fuel subsidy. The ARG, which backed the committee’s recommendation, described the subsidy regime as …

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Osun Workers Reject 50% Salary Cut

UFWorkers in Osun State in Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have registered their displeasure over the purported 50 percent cut of January salary by the state government. Addressing newsmen in Osogbo, the state NLC Chairman, Comrade Adekomi Jacobs said the resolve of the state government to cut the salary of the …

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