Buhari to attend anti-terrorism meeting in Jordan

  By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari will December 2-3, 2017, join other Heads of State in Aqaba, Jordan, to review strategies in fighting terrorism, and reinforce joint security structures that will be more proactive in preventing attacks. This was…

Togo: Buhari, other African leaders demand roadmap on resolution of political impasse

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari and five other concerned West African leaders have called for an immediate roadmap to pave the way for negotiations between the Togolese government led by President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema and the opposition movement. According…

Buhari hints on seeking re-election in 2019

•Wants confirmation of 10 CCB nominees By Lawrence Olaoye and Christiana Ekpa Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abidja, Côte D’Ivoire hinted that he may bid for a return to the seat of power as the President in 2019. Buhari…

Alleged fraud: FG suspends SEC DG, Gwarzo, 2 others

By Etuka Sunday Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has suspended the Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir H. Gwarzo, from Office, to allow for an unhindered investigation of several allegations of financial impropriety leveled against…

Apo killing: Senate probes reinstatement of indicted DCP

By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate yesterday, resolved to investigate the recent reinstatement of a deputy police commissioner, Mr. Danjuma Ibrahim, who was indicted by a judicial panel of inquiry set up by the then President Olusegun Obasanjo…

Reps kick against new language policy by Nigerian Army

The House of Representatives on Wednesday kicked against the new local language policy proposed by the Nigerian Army. The House also urged the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a lieutenant general, to stop the implementation of the policy. The…

Senate compels gas coys to pay 3% annual budget to NDDC

By Christiana Ekpa Senate yesterday compelled gas processing companies operating in the Niger Delta to pay a total of three percent of their Annual budget to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) This followed the consideration and passage of the…

Hajj 2018: Masari approves N300,000 minimum deposit for pilgrims

From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has approved a minimum of N300,00.00 as initial deposit for prospective pilgrims for the 2018 hajj exercise. The Executive Secretary of the state Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Muhammadu…

Sack of LG workers triggers uproar in Kaduna

From Femi Oyelola Kaduna Following the recent sack of over 4,000 local government workers, Kaduna state residents yesterday expressed their dismay over what they described as detested action of Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to approve such sack. Some…

Eid-el-Maulud: FG declares Friday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st December, 2017 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud celebration. Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the government in a statement issued yesterday by…