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DON’T TREAT NNPC SCANDAL WITH LEVITY, NUPENG TELLS BUHARI

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has called on President Muhamadu Buhari to wade into the allegations of corruption and insubordination raised against NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibeh Kachikwu and not treat the issue with levity. The group in a statement on Tuesday said...

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDOLES ASIWAJU TINUBU OVER LOSS OF FIRST SON, JIDE

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of Jide Tinubu, eldest son of the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu. President Buhari in a telephone call Wednesday to Asiwaju Tinubu on behalf of the Federal Government and his family offered his deepest condolences to the Tinubu family over the...

Ihedioha: PDP suffers another blow as ex-party’s national auditor Uwakwe defects to APC

 - PDP has suffered a fresh blow two days after Supreme Court judgement - The apex court had on Tuesday, January 14, sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state - A party's deputy national Auditor, Chief Regis Uwakwe, on Thursday, January 16, defected from PDP to APC Nigeria's main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),...

WHY JONATHAN SHOULD BEG GOD, NIGERIANS FOR FORGIVENESS – APC

Goodluck Jonathan, former Nigerian President should keep quit and beg God and Nigerians for forgiveness, the Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said. The state chapter of the party said this while expressing disappointment at a statement credited to Jonathan, saying President Muhammadu Buhari operates a government of lies and propaganda. Reacting...

Kaduna PDP Reviews Senator Hunkuyi’s Dismissal, Soft-Pedals

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, reviewed the dismissal of Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, suspending him for six months. Hunkuyi represented Kaduna North Senatorial District at the 8th National Assembly. The party also upheld the suspension of four other members and expelled two. According to a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of...

Lagos PDP crisis looms, as Adewale writes Secondus again over illegal imposition

Chieftain and former Senatorial candidate for Lagos West in 2015 election, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Segun Adewale has raised alarm over plot to impose new party officials without any election. Adewale, has written to the National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus, warning that, the party leaders must immediately wade in...

EDO PENSIONERS PROTEST, ACCUSE GOV OBASEKI OF PLANS TO DIVERT PARIS CLUB REFUND MONEY

Scores of unpaid pensioners in Edo State Monday resumed their protest to call the attention of the state government to the non payment of their pension arrears and gratuity. The protesters who wore red attires, blocked the popular Oba Ovoramwen Square (Ring Road), as they sang solidarity and derogatory songs against Governor Godwin Obaseki. The...

INEC REGISTERS 104,805 NEW VOTERS IN BAYELSA

The Independent National Electoral Commission Administrative Secretary in Bayelsa, Mr Clement Oha disclosed in Yenagoa on Thursday that it had so far registered 104,805 voters in the on-going Continuous Voters Registration (CVR). Oha explained that 68,825 voters were registered in the first phase, while 35,980 voters were registered in the second phase of the CVR...

WHAT GBENGA DANIEL SAID DURING DECLARATION FOR PDP CHAIRMANSHIP

Former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has formally declared on Tuesday in Abuja his intention to run for the national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In attendance were many PDP chieftains, Senator Ademola Adeleke, former Ministers, John Odey, Sanusi Daggash, Femi Fani-Kayode; other former Ministers serving and former federal and state...

NASS Cuts Short Holiday To Consider Revised Budget

Federal lawmakers will have to suspend their recess and reconvene to consider the 2020 revised budget. The clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made this announcement in a memo dated May 26, asking the lawmakers to resume sitting on the 28th of May. Both chambers of the National Assembly had adjourned on the 19th of...

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