Cleaning PDP’s Mess Requires Painstaking Planning – Presidency

The Presidency has reacted to PDP’s statement that the last 30 days under President Muhammadu Buhari for Nigeria has been a period of all motion and no movement. In a new statement made available to journalists today, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said cleaning the mess left behind… Read More Cleaning PDP’s Mess Requires Painstaking Planning – Presidency

How Subsidy Thieves, Corrupt Businessmen, Enthroned Saraki, Dogara- Bisi Akande

The former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Bisi Akande, has fingered fuel subsidy thieves, and corrupt businessmen as being behind the current crisis in the APC which culminated in the emergence of Bukola Saraki as senate president and Yakubu Dogara as speaker of the House of Representatives, contrary to the wishes of… Read More How Subsidy Thieves, Corrupt Businessmen, Enthroned Saraki, Dogara- Bisi Akande

El-Rufai appoints first female Chief of Staff, more aides

Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has appointed a new Chief of Staff. She is Hadiza Bala Usman, a well-known figure in the APC where she served in a number of committees and capacities, key amongst which are: the Administrative Secretary of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organization, Member Secretary APC Elections Planning Committee, Member APC… Read More El-Rufai appoints first female Chief of Staff, more aides

President Buhari Inaugurates National Economic Council

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the National Economic Council led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The council, which has the 36 state governors and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria as members, is saddled with the responsibility of advising the President on economic affairs of the country. Buhari tasked members to come up… Read More President Buhari Inaugurates National Economic Council

Zimbabwean President to Obama: Please marry me

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s 90-year-old president has challenged President Barack Obama by asking his hand in his weekly radio interview with Zimbabwe’s national radio on Saturday.Zi “I’ve just concluded since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people and enjoys an attractive countenance thus if it becomes necessary , I shall travel to Washington, D.C.… Read More Zimbabwean President to Obama: Please marry me

Senate: Ndume, Na’Allah, Alimikhena emerge as principal officers

Three out of the four principal officers of the Senate assumed office on Thursday after the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read their nomination letters from their respective zonal caucuses in the red chamber. Saraki at the resumed sitting of the federal lawmakers, read out the letters addressed to him by the APC senate caucuses from… Read More Senate: Ndume, Na’Allah, Alimikhena emerge as principal officers

Reps exchange blows, PDP blames Buhari

FEDERAL lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday engaged in a free-for-all over the sharing of principal offices by the majority All Progressives Congress. Reacting to the development, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party slammed President Muhammadu Buhari, saying “the disgraceful act” in the House was a direct consequence of President Buhari’s lack of democratic… Read More Reps exchange blows, PDP blames Buhari

DSS officials barred from ‘close protection’ of Buhari

Authorities of the Presidential Villa, Abuja have formally removed officials of the Department of State Services from spots where they can perform “close protection roles” for President Muhammadu Buhari. The decision to restrict the officials’ access to the President was the peak of the inter-agency rivalry that has been rocking security agencies in the seat… Read More DSS officials barred from ‘close protection’ of Buhari

National Assembly crisis: Buhari backs APC’s stand

The President spoke yesterday on the National Assembly crisis, saying he expected the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers to toe the party’s line in the election of principal officers. Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday announced the names of principal officers and adjourned plenary till July 21. President Muhammadu Buhari said: “The party did a straw… Read More National Assembly crisis: Buhari backs APC’s stand

Op’Ed: THE FURY AGAINST BUHARI (AND SARAKI)

Through acts of apparent duplicity and unmitigated incompetence bordering on abdication, General Buhari and a conniving and dangerous wing of his party, the APC, have, in a twinkle of an eye, transformed the celebratory victory of the Nigerian people over the ruinous kleptocracy of the despair-inspiring PDP and its owners into an uncertain period of… Read More Op’Ed: THE FURY AGAINST BUHARI (AND SARAKI)

International Community will help Nigeria recover stolen funds, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday in Abuja that his administration has received firm assurances of cooperation from the U.S. and other countries on the recovery and repatriation of funds stolen from Nigeria. A press release from the presidential spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, said Buhari gave the indication at an audience with members of the… Read More International Community will help Nigeria recover stolen funds, says Buhari

APC writes Saraki, Dogara on N’Assembly leadership crisis

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Tuesday wrote the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The chairman, in separate letters to Saraki and Dogara, presented the party’s position on the principal officers of the Senate and the House. In the letter… Read More APC writes Saraki, Dogara on N’Assembly leadership crisis