Read Buhari’s speech to govs: Find money to pay your workers

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AT THE OCCASION OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL, HELD AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER OF THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ABUJA, ON MONDAY 29TH JUNE 2015. Protocol I am delighted to be here with you at this occasion on the inauguration of the National Economic Council (NEC) for… Read More Read Buhari’s speech to govs: Find money to pay your workers

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

APC backs Lawan, Akume, Gbajabiamila for top posts

Why Ekweremadu should go, by Unity Forum All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders are backing Ahmed Lawan,  Femi Gbajabiamila,  George Akume and five others as principal officers of the National Assembly, The Nation learnt last night. The party has adopted the lists submitted to it by The Unity Forum (Senate) and The Loyalists (House of Representatives)… Read More APC backs Lawan, Akume, Gbajabiamila for top posts

Fuel scarcity, workers’ strike, blackout: Jonathan handing over nation in crisis – APC

ABUJA— Against the background of the pervasive fuel crisis, strike calls, mounting government debts, power outages and other problems, the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, accused President Goodluck Jonathan of deliberately sabotaging the incoming APC-led government. President Jonathan, on his part, counted peace and stability as positive isues he would hand over even as he… Read More Fuel scarcity, workers’ strike, blackout: Jonathan handing over nation in crisis – APC

APC won’t use zoning to pick senate president – Akande

(PUNCH) Contrary to expectations, a former acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has said that the party will not choose the next President of the Senate through zoning. Akande, who spoke with some journalists in Ikeja, on Tuesday, explained that zoning was strange to the APC. A member of the… Read More APC won’t use zoning to pick senate president – Akande

Dredging Machine excites Benue State Guber Elect, Dr Samuel Ortom

Benue State Governor-elect, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, has expressed excitement with the installation of a dredging machine at the bank of River Benue in Wadata saying it conformed with his administration’s idea of thinking outside the box to bring development. Executive Director of Tojema Nigeria Limited, Mr Mark Hanmation, who owns the plant had invited… Read More Dredging Machine excites Benue State Guber Elect, Dr Samuel Ortom

Presidency, APC in row over May 29 transition

ALL is not well between the transition committees set up by the Presidency and the incoming All Progressives Congress (APC). The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led Federal Government has “bluntly refused to co-operate with us in ensuring a successful transition”, the APC said yesterday in a statement issued in Abuja by its spokesman Lai Mohammed. But… Read More Presidency, APC in row over May 29 transition

Benue APC knocks Suswam-led govt

MAKURDI—The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, has accused the outgoing Governor Gabriel Suswam-led administration of allegedly employing both blackmail and subterranean moves to curry the favour of the incoming government. The party was reacting to a statement credited to the state Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Mr. Justin Amase, which alleged that the APC… Read More Benue APC knocks Suswam-led govt

Pres. Jonathan Must Explain How He Spent Nigeria’s Resources For The Past 6 Years – PDP Pub Sec Olisa Metuh

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that President Goodluck Jonathan must account for how he spent Nigeria’s resources for the past 6 years he ruled Nigeria. This is coming as an online news platform SaharaReporters portered that some Goodluck Jonathan’s associates have released up documentary evidence that members of the National… Read More Pres. Jonathan Must Explain How He Spent Nigeria’s Resources For The Past 6 Years – PDP Pub Sec Olisa Metuh

APC chieftain ‘slaps’ Enugu gov candidate over ministerial slot

A major crisis has hit the All Progressives Congress in Enugu State after report emerged on Friday that the APC National Vice-Chairman, South-East, Mr. Emma Eneukwu, allegedly slapped the party’s governorship candidate, Mr. Okey Ezea, following an argument over ministerial slot in the forthcoming Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The alleged incident happened on Thursday during a… Read More APC chieftain ‘slaps’ Enugu gov candidate over ministerial slot

Two Marriages Crash, Man Sends Aged Mother Packing Because Of APC

The two middle age men who are supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State have divorced their wives for choosing to vote for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the last general elections. The incident happened in the Kaninkon community in Jema’a Local government Area of the state. The men were… Read More Two Marriages Crash, Man Sends Aged Mother Packing Because Of APC

APC NWC Meets In Abuja Over Power Sharing & Formation Of New Government

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday met for hours to deliberate on how the party would form the government starting from the May 29 handover date. The meeting, which was held at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja, was the first after its victory at the general elections. It lasted… Read More APC NWC Meets In Abuja Over Power Sharing & Formation Of New Government

God will restore Nigeria’s glory, says Osinbajo’s mother

Madam Olubisi Osinbajo, the mother of the Vice President-elect, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said on Tuesday that God had revealed to her that Nigeria’s lost glory would be restored. Mrs Osinbajo, 80, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that God also revealed to her that the successful and positive change of government would guarantee peace and… Read More God will restore Nigeria’s glory, says Osinbajo’s mother

Bakare Denies Appointment As Head Of Transition Committee

Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has denied reports that he has been appointed by President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari to head the Transition Committee. Speaking through his spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, Bakare on Monday said the news of his appointment is strange and not true. He stated that he read the news with surprise just like… Read More Bakare Denies Appointment As Head Of Transition Committee