PMB’s Second term: Looking back, and looking forward

PMB’s Second term: Looking back, and looking forward

By FEMI ADESINA To borrow the words of colourful First Republic politician, Chief Ozumba Mbadiwe, “come has finally come to become” for President Muhammadu Buhari, as he has won election to serve a second term in office, after a pulsating contest. The country, nay, Africa, and the world looks forward to the inauguration on May […]

Death Sentence on 8 Nigerians In UAE Unfortunate, Says Presidency

The senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death sentence passed on eight Nigerians in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) as unfortunate.

Death Sentence on 8 Nigerians In UAE Unfortunate, Says Presidency

The senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the death sentence passed on eight Nigerians in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) as unfortunate.

This INEC should be reformed or disbanded

This INEC should be reformed or disbanded

There is an open sore in the Nigerian electoral process that needs to be addressed if we want this democracy of ours to truly thrive. The sore is called the Independent National Electoral Commission. As it stands today, the body does not seem to be up to the important task that it is charged with. […]

Bob Izua’s Building Demolition: Like Shaibu, Like Oshiomhole

Bob Izua’s Building Demolition: Like Shaibu, Like Oshiomhole

By Ayokhai Dada The Edo state Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu recently made headlines when the Governor Godwin Obaseki in his wisdom formally handed over the machinery Of governance of the state to him to act as Governor of the state while he proceeded on vacation. The Shaibu’s feat as Acting Governor governor was remarkable, […]

Minimum Wage: Justify The Signing Into Law – Buhari Tells Nigerian Workers

Minimum Wage: Justify The Signing Into Law – Buhari Tells Nigerian Workers

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerian workers to justify the signing into law of the new N30,000 National Minimum wage by showing more commitment to their work. The president stated this shortly after signing the national minimum into law in Abuja on Thursday. He also enjoined the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to show more understanding […]

Presidency Reaction On Justice Onnoghen’s Conviction

Presidency Reaction On Justice Onnoghen’s Conviction

The Presidency has reacted to the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, saying the ruling was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration. Mr Onnoghen was convicted on Thursday afternoon for false declaration of assets. The tribunal ordered that he forfeit the […]

17 killed in Nasarawa community – House of Assembly

17 killed in Nasarawa community – House of Assembly

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Thursday condemned the Sunday night shootings that claimed 17 lives in Numa, a rural community in Akwanga Local Government, and urged security agencies to bring the perpetrators to justice. The House, through its Speaker, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, also called for peaceful coexistence among the people, urging them to crave […]

Handover Your Performance Report – Buhari Tells Ministers

Handover Your Performance Report – Buhari Tells Ministers

As the first term of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration winds down, he has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes, and projects” from cabinet members from their respective ministries, departments and agencies. These reports have, Wednesday, April 24 as the deadline for submission. They are to be handed over to the Presidential […]

We Will Not Fail Nigerians, Buhari Tells Bill Gates

We Will Not Fail Nigerians, Buhari Tells Bill Gates

President Muhammadu Buhari last night commended one of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe, and specifically for supporting the eradication of polio and HIV diseases in Africa and Nigeria in particular. Speaking in a telephone call to congratulate the President upon his resounding […]

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