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Nigeria to Construct Railway from Daura to Niger Republic – Transport Minister, Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Chief Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government is partnering with the government of Niger Republic to construct standard gauge rail-line to attract and facilitate businesses to Nigerian ports. Amaechi said this at the opening of the maiden edition of the International Association of Port and Harbours (IAPH), Africa Regional Conference, organised by the Nigerian Ports Authority ...

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Buhari presiding over a divided country – Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a divided country. Saraki said this on Monday while addressing the executive council of the Peoples Democratic Party led by the Sikirulahi Ogundele faction in Ogun State. The Senate President who is selling his candidacy ahead of the primary on the platform of the PDP ...

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Buhari Insensitive to Yearnings of Nigerians – CAN

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in strong terms the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair to all sections of the country in the three recent appointments. The President has made three key appointments in the last few days, but none of them comes from the South and none is a Christian! He ...

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NASS adopts fourth version of Electoral Amendment Act

The Senate and the House of the Representatives Joint Committee on Electoral Matters on Tuesday, adopted the fourth version of the 2018/2019 Electoral Amendment Act. The joint Committee Chairman, Sen. Suleiman Nazif (Bauchi North) gave the update on the outcome of the proposed amendment to Electoral bill at a joint press briefing in Abuja. He also disclosed that National Assembly ...

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[Download] FactSheet, 2018 Osun State Governorship Election: Things To Know  

Osun State is one of the States in Nigeria located in the country’s South Western region. It has three senatorial districts, nine federal constituencies, 26 State House of Assembly Seats and 30 Local Government Areas. Each Senatorial District has ten local government areas.   Click Here to Download the Factsheet 6th Governorship Election in History of State Osun State was ...

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Yakubu Dogara must resign or be impeached – APC vows

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC have sworn to unseat the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara over a report that he had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Like the Senate President, Bukola Saraki the APC members said Dogara must be prepared to resign or be ready to be impeached. This was contained in a ...

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I am not scared of Impeachment – Bukola Saraki

The Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki has doused speculations that the postponement in the resumption of the National assembly had anything to do with him. He also stated categorically that he was not afraid of impeachment. The Senate President made these known on Sunday during his visit to Minna, the Niger State capital. Saraki said that those protesting for the ...

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EFCC slams foreign bank over prediction on Buhari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has lambasted HSBC Bank days after predicting that Nigeria’s current economic struggles look set to continue if President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in office. The EFCC said in a post on its official Instagram page, @officialefcc, that the multinational banking group, which is Europe’s largest by total asset, was synonymous with money ...

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Obasanjo walks out on Buhari’s emissaries

Former President Olusegun Obásanjó on Wednesday afternoon in Abeokuta rebuffed overtures from President Muhammadu Buhari on the former’s opposition to the latter’s re-election bid. According to some reliable sources, the emissaries who visited former President Obásanjó on Wednesday afternoon in his office at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library were told by Obasanjo that his opposition to President Buhari was “not ...

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Buhari appoints Zainab Ahmed to oversee Kemi Adeosun’s Ministry

While Nigerians are reacting over the appointment of the new Acting Director-General of the Department of State Service (DSS) Mr. Yusuf Bichi, the President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Zainab Ahmed to oversee the ministry of Finance which was formerly overseen by Mrs Kemi Adeosun. Zainab is the Minister of state for budget and national planning. This is as the Minister ...

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