Buhari directs Ministry of Defence to produce weapons locally

Buhari directs Ministry of Defence to produce weapons locally

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday directed the Ministry of Defence to produce a plan for the establishment of a military industrial complex for the local production of weapons for the use of the nation’s armed forces. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President gave the […]

PDP Welcomes Fast Tracking of Clean-Up Of Ogoniland By President Buhari

…Urges Him To Match Words With Action …Says Action is in Tandem with Gov Wike’s Restoration Programme In Rivers The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State Chapter welcomes the announcement by the Presidency of fast-tracking the clean-up of Ogoniland as part of the recommendations contained in the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Report on the […]

Ogoni Clean-Up: Buhari a Better Son of the Niger Delta than Jonathan, Wike – APC

Ogoni Clean-Up: Buhari a Better Son of the Niger Delta than Jonathan, Wike – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for fast-tracking the clean-up of Ogoniland in accordance with the Report and recommendations of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). In a statement signed by the Chairman, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, and issued on Friday in Port Harcourt, Rivers APC said that […]

Wike signs anti-kidnapping law

Wike signs anti-kidnapping law

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the new anti-kidnapping law passed by the State Assembly will help in checking the rising wave of the ugly crime in the state. He spoke on Friday when he gave his assent to the bills on: 1) Rivers State Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori ( Amendment) […]

Lawyer sues Buhari, Osinbajo over assets declaration

Lawyer sues Buhari, Osinbajo over assets declaration

Lagos—A lawyer and  rights activist, Kabir Akingbolu, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos over allegedly failure to keep to their promise to Nigerians during their electioneering campaigns to publicly declare their assets. Akingbolu, who initiated the suit, is contending that by declaring […]

APC, PDP senators in war of words over Buhari’s fight against corruption

APC, PDP senators in war of words over Buhari’s fight against corruption

ABUJA — President Muhammadu Buhari and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP senators were last night engaged in a war of words over alleged biases in the administration’s war against corruption. The PDP senators particularly accused the administration of partisanship in the anti-graft war with allegations that security agencies were coercing election officials to rewrite reports […]

Buhari begins total probe of Jonathan’s administration

Buhari begins total probe of Jonathan’s administration

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, & Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA — A total probe of the administration run by immediate past president, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is underway as the National Economic Council, NEC, Ad-hoc Committee on the Management of Excess Crude Account Proceeds and Accruals into the Federation Account, headed by the Governor of Edo […]

Why i sanction soldiers who ran away from fighting Boko Haram – Minimah

Why i sanction soldiers who ran away from fighting Boko Haram – Minimah

ABUJA — Immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Kenneth Minimah (rtd) has declared that his actions of sanctioning hundreds of soldiers who reverted to deserting the force, running away from battle and playing the roles of fifth columnists in the wake of the operations to dislodge Boko Haram terrorists from Nigeria territories during […]

You can’t satisfy everybody – Former military governor tells Fayose

You can’t satisfy everybody – Former military governor tells Fayose

Former Military Governor of the defunct Western State, Maj. Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.), has urged Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, not to be distracted by non-constructive criticisms. He told the governor that he could not satisfy people, no matter how hard he tried. According to a statement made available on Thursday by Fayose’s Chief Press […]

Jonathan’s ex-security aides promotion causes disquiet in police

Jonathan’s ex-security aides promotion causes disquiet in police

There is disquiet among the workers of the Police Service Commission over the promotion of nearly all the security aides of former President Goodluck Jonathan by the board of the commission. The Commander, MOPOL 24, the police unit in charge of the former President’s family was promoted from Chief Superintendent of Police to Assistant Commissioner […]