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Senator Shehu blast Abaribe for demanding Buhari’s resignation

The Presidency has described as foolish the call by Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign as Nigeria’s president. Senior Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement further described the lawmaker as an arm chair critic, known for making stray comments. According to him, a […]

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Amaechi: We Will Build Port Harcourt-Maiduguri High Speed

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said efforts are underway to construct the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri rail line. Amaechi spoke during the Deloitte in dialogue: Nigeria Economic Outlook 2020, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Tuesday, on the topic, “Railway Infrastructure: Progress and Plan.” He said the total reconstruction of the Port […]

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FG to repatriate abacha and Ibori loots from island and US

The Federal Government is set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Island of Jersey and the United States to repatriate looted assets. To this end, the federal cabinet yesterday asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to sign tripartite assets sharing agreement on behalf of the country to repatriate […]

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Oluwo: Amotekun should fight traditional corruption and ritual killings

The Oluwo of Iwoland Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, yesterday called on Yoruba stakeholders to use the regional Amotekun to checkmate what he called the incessant traditional corruption and ritual killings. The royal father said politicians should be held responsible for trading their game with kidnapping.  In a statement by his press secretary, Alli Ibraheem, Oluwo […]

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See reason Enugu government approved N30,000 minimum wage

The Enugu State Government has disclosed that it approved the report of the joint committee of labour and the state government, set up by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for negotiation of the consequential adjustment of the N30,000 Minimum Wage for the state civil servants, because of its commitment to workers’ welfare and the entire citizens of […]

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Coronavirus: Travellers From China To Lagos To Be Quarantined For 10-15 Days

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that the Chinese government through her embassy in Nigeria is working with Lagos State Government to prevent the entry of Corona Virus into the State. Abayomi who disclosed this today while giving update on the State government’s level of preparedness to prevent or contain any […]

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Detained journalist tried to overthrow Buhari- Governor BEN Ayade

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade, has finally spoken about the continuous detention of Agba Jalingo, a Nigerian journalist who is standing treason trial for criticising the governor. Mr Jalingo, the publisher of CrossRiverWatch, was arrested on August 22 over a report alleging that Mr Ayade diverted N500 million belonging to the state. “In court, it […]

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Kessington Adebutu: CDNDC Carpets EFCC Over Western Lotto

A frontline civil society pressure group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution (CDNDC) has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against being used by wheel dealers to settle political scores.  The group in a statement by its Convener, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, expressed disappointment in the EFCC for prioritizing a petition written by […]

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Sani bello signs 2020 appropriation act into law

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has signed the year 2020 Appropriation Act of N155,459,814,700.12 into law. This shows a considerable increase of N7,247,885,151 against the 148,211,929,549.12 approved earlier by the State Assembly. The 2020 budget proposal now consists of Recurrent Expenditure of N70,002,224,042.12 and a Capital Expenditure of N85,457,590,658.00. The budget, entitled ‘Budget […]

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Obaseki vows to deal with Oshiomhole if he disrupt activities in Edo state

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has vowed to deal with his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole if he (Oshiomhole) continues to disrupt activities in the state and in the Edo APC. Governor Obaseki said Oshiomhole as a Governor would not tolerate a fraction of the misdemeanour and […]