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Buhari holds closed-door meeting with 3 APC govs

ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed-doorss with three Governors on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja President Buhari with APC Gubernatorial Candidate in Ekiti State Dr Kayode Fayemi and APC Chieftain Bisi Akande The meeting came barely less than 24 hours after a splinter group […]

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Rice smuggling: Elephant Group supports FG on border closure

Lagos – The Elephant Group Plc., a leading agro-allied company, says it supports the planned closure of land borders by the Federal Government to stop smuggling of foreign rice into Nigeria. The group’s Media Consultant, Mr Babatunde Ajibola, disclosed this in an interview in Lagos on Thursday. Accordingly to him, the closure of land borders […]

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Alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua transferred to Kirikiri Maximum Prisons

IkejaA – Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court has denied the bail application of a Lagos socialite and alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua. Dada in a ruling on Thursday, ordered that Ajudua, who has been in custody at the Ikoyi Prisons be transferred to the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons. The on hearing that […]

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N500m Money Laundering: Absence of Judge stalls ex-minister Shagari’s trial

The Federal High Court in Sokoto, on Thursday adjourned the trial of former Minister of Water Resources, Muntari Shagari and four others facing money laundering charges, till Oct. 3, due to the absence of the judge. The Judge, Justice Saleh Idrissa-Kogo, was said to have travelled outside the state on official assignment. Shagari and the […]

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French President’s visit: Army to fire heavy artillery gunfire in welcome ceremony

Airport Users, FCT Residents Urged not to Panic. Authorities of Guards Brigade of Nigerian Army, on Tuesday disclosed that soldiers attached to the presidential villa will fire heavy artillery guns as part of ceremonies to welcome visiting French President, Emmanuel Macron to Abuja.President Muhammadu Buhari with French President, Emmanuel Macron at the closing ceremony of […]

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PDP mocks Buhari over APC South- East rally

ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Tuesday’s South-East zonal rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Owerri, the Imo state capital, as a mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari by the members of his party. In a statement signed by the party’s image maker, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP tasked the ruling party […]

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Instead of taking Igbo for granted, they should allow Igbo to go – Amechi

Awka – FIRST republic minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi said yesterday that it was a pity that Nigerian presidency should be associated with ethnicity and religion. Reacting on the presidency’s statement during the South East rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Owerri, Imo State, that Igbo political future rests on President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]

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President Buhari has shown enough love for Igbo – Rochas Okorocha

Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the “Igbo love President Buhari. What he is doing in Igboland has touched the Igbos. Let him know we love him and that in 2015, Igbo people played bad Politics, because the Igbos never believed in Buhari but in 2019 Igbo will vote massively for Mr. President. […]

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Lagos commiserates with families, victims of tanker explosion

The Lagos State Government has commiserated with families of victims who lost their lives and property in a fatal tanker explosion which occurred on Thursday evening on Otedola Bridge, inward Ojodu Berger area of the State. The incident, which occurred at about 5pm, left scores of vehicles burnt while some lives were lost. The Government, […]

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Buhari signs 2 new bills into law

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assented to two new bills, Sen. Ita Enang, the Presidential Liaison to the National Assembly (Senate), has said. President Muhammadu Buhari addresses the participants at the opening ceremony of the International Press Institute (IPI) World Congress 2018 held at the State House Conference Center Abuja. Enang said while […]