The Bola Ahmed Tinubu Rhetoric: My Response, by Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki has finally responded to the recent insinuations coming from some of the APC stalwarts and supporters headed by Bola Ahmed Tinubu, following his defection saga from the supposed Rulling Party, APC to the opposition party, PDP. Read his response below: I have always restrained from joining issues in the media with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu ...

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Atiku, at Eid-el-Kabir, charges Muslims on love, tolerance

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has advised Muslims across the country to take the center stage in promoting and spreading love among fellow Nigerians in order to consolidate our unity. Atiku, who made the call in his Sallah message to Muslims to mark the Eid-el-Kabir Sallah celebration, said religion should be used as a means to advance the ...

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‘Lagos isn’t the third most dangerous city to live in the world’ – Falana

Mr Femi Falana, A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said that he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to live in the world. Falana debunked the report on Sunday evening during the investiture of Mr Kayode Opeifa, the former Commissioner for Transport in Lagos State as the President of Rotary ...

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Insurance inclusion policy for 40m adults in rural communities

The traction in the insurance industry remains undaunted and the recent upsurge in policy directions has proved it. Just after the unveiling of a three-tiered recapitalisation plan for the industry, the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) explained that it has already mapped out development strategies that would accommodate about 40.1 million adults in the rural areas that are excluded from any ...

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Six killed as Boko Haram attack in Borno State!

At least six people were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, burning houses and looting food supplies, a local militia leader and residents said on Sunday. Boko Haram militants arrived in trucks at Mairari village, 10 kilometres (six miles) from the garrison town of Monguno in Borno state, on Saturday evening, firing guns and rocket-propelled ...

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2019 elections doubtful, FG driving Nigeria to electoral chaos – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the Saturday by-election in Rivers State for Port Harcourt Constituency III State Assembly seat as another sad reality that votes of Nigerians will not be allowed to count at the 2019 election as the elections will be held at gun-point to achieve predetermined results. The governor, who said it should now be ...

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#IbadanDemolition: A true development target or political ploy?

The founder of Dotunroy.com, Mr Oladotun F. Roy has condemned the recent demolition of edifices and private owned buildings in Ibadan saying it was totally ridiculous. He said such acts often reflect flagrant abuse of human rights and dignity of the Nigerian citizens and that of the indigenes of the state which has bedeviled our democractic governance since 1999, particularly ...

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What Nigeria can learn from United Arab Emirates…

Nigeria is at the verge of losing her maintstay to absolute mismanagement without any viable sustainable economic diversification in sight. This is due to, according to experts, myriads of teething troubles that have bedeviled the whole system since we fullly moved into Democractic governance in 1999. The question is, are we taking the right cue from those nations of the world ...

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Saraki must reconvene National Assembly Immediately, says APC

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday called on the Senate president Bukola Saraki to reconvene the National Assembly “immediately” to consider the 2019 general election Budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). “The National Assembly must be convened immediately,” APC’s acting national publicity secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena said in a statement. This is coming weeks after president ...

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Arrested Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe released!

Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe arrested by Nigerian Police force on Tuesday has been released. Ogundipe was freed on Friday after he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. Premium Times said Ogundipe was held for publishing a report sent to acting president Yemi Osinbajo by the inspector general of ...

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