Stop politising tragedy, Akpabio advises politicians

A former Minority Leader of the Nigeria Senate, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has advised politicians to run decent campaigns and stop politicising tragedies, as the general elections approach. Akpabio, who is also a former governor of Akwa Ibom, who now represents Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency… Continue reading Stop politising tragedy, Akpabio advises politicians

Breaking: Dino Melaye surrenders to police

Eight days after being held up in his house, Senator Dino Melaye, on Friday finally surrendered to the police. He left his house with some lawmakers from the National Assembly who paid him a solidarity visit. They went to the police in company of Melaye’s lawyer, Mr. Mike Ozekhome. Melaye had been invited by the… Continue reading Breaking: Dino Melaye surrenders to police

Presidency didn’t give us money -NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has faulted the accusations that it received N150 million from presidency, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari was not the type that offers bribe. The leadership of NANS distanced itself from the purported allegations by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The students said Buhari, a known person… Continue reading Presidency didn’t give us money -NANS

Buhari not my relation, Zakari speaks

Mrs Amina Zakari, accused by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as false, the allegation that she is a relation of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Chairman of the INEC Committee on Collation Centre for the general elections, said: “President Muhammadu Buhari is my President as [he is] everybody else’s President. “He is not… Continue reading Buhari not my relation, Zakari speaks

Deal on Enyimba Economic City signed

The deal for the establishment of Enyimba Economic City has been signed, paving way for opportunities for job creation for Nigerians. President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Friday witnessed the signing of agreement between the Federal Government and Abia Government. Speaking at the event held at Council Chamber of the Presidential… Continue reading Deal on Enyimba Economic City signed

FEC approves 2019 budget proposals at extraordinary session

The Federal Executive Council(FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Abuja has approved the 2019 Executive Budget Proposals. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, who briefed State House correspondents after the extraordinary FEC, said the proposals would be sent to the National Assembly. The minister, however, did not… Continue reading FEC approves 2019 budget proposals at extraordinary session

Lalong spits fire, will eject illegal occupant of villages

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has warned that those who forcefully annexed ancestral homes and villages would soon be forced out soon. “Nobody will take the land from the original owners. If you are occupying somebody’s land or house, know that you are living on borrowed time. “It is not a matter of choice, you… Continue reading Lalong spits fire, will eject illegal occupant of villages