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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Experts urge government to address gap in sustainable development

Experts have expressed worry over Nigeria’s level of social development, insisting that unless the country doubled current efforts, meeting global projections will remain elusive. A Worlddatalab report shows that 40 out of 50 countries worldwide, which are currently off-track in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are in sub-Sahara Africa. As a result, the experts insisted that Nigeria ...

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University Of Sussex, NUC kick off five day pedagogy workshop for Nigerian University Lecturers

National Universities Commission (NUC) in collaboration with University of Sussex, United Kingdom has commenced a five day pedagogy workshop for the Nigerian Universities Lecturers in Abuja. The workshop which had top university lecturers selected based on merit from the various universities across the six geopolitical zones in attendance kicked off on Monday, 17th September to be concluded on Friday. This ...

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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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‘Account for spending on LUTH, other hospitals”- SERAP writes Health Minister

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, urging him to “urgently provide information about details of actual spending of allocations to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) Idi Araba and other 20 federal teaching hospitals and 20 federal medical centres across the country, for the period ...

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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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How MOD Squandered N35bn Loan On Substandard Military Equipment – Report

The Presidential Committee report on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Armed Forces from 2007 to 2015 has accused Nigeria’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) of misappropriating N35 billion loan meant for the purchase of military equipment. Reports by The PUNCH, revealed that a N35bn loan given to the Ministry of Defence for the purchase of Contingent-Owned Equipment was ...

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