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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari should probe former President Goodluck Jonathan if he wishes to do so rather than going round in circles.The party said if indeed, the government’s anti-corruption war and investigations include the expenditure of former President Jonathan security votes from 2011, then it should be extended to […]

The Federal Government said yesterday said the poor state of the country’s economy is the direct consequence of its mismanagement and the looting of the national treasury under the immediate past administration. Segun Adeyemi, the senior adviser to Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja. […]

Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada, yesterday announced the setting up of a transition committee to facilitate handover to a new government. Wada, who lost his bid for a second tenure, will hand over to Alhaji Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who won last Saturday’s poll. The governor, whose four-year term will end […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday said current Nigerian leaders need divine wisdom to overcome the several challenges confronting the country.This is contained in a statement issued by the Speaker’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan. Mr. Dogara made the remark when he visited Keffi, Nasarawa State, […]

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called on the French government to be more decisive in supporting the war against terrorism, particularly the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-eastern part of Nigeria and neighbouring former French-colonies in West Africa. Senator Saraki made this call during a two-hour bilateral meeting with the President of the […]

Nepalese politicians have elected a longtime women’s rights campaigner to become the country’s first female president, as the Himalayan nation pushes for more gender equality in politics and work life. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, the fifty-four-year-old deputy leader of Nepal’s Communist Party of Nepal Unified Marxist-Leninist, had lobbied actively for the new constitution to require that […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will not have a coordinating minister of the economy as it was done during the last administration. This was disclosed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo while receiving the Australian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr John Richardson, in Abuja yesterday. It will be recalled that coordinating Minister of the economy was a practice […]

President Barack Obama said Donald Trump, the classic reality TV character who tapped into something real in the Republican Party is unlikely to end up as president, this was disclosed during an interview on CBS on Sunday night. Opinion polls put Trump at the front of a crowded Republican field seeking the party’s nomination for the […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said no amount of intimidation, blackmail or propaganda by the presidency would stop it from standing shoulder to shoulder with Nigerians in demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari kick-starts the government and commence implementation of his campaign promises for which he was voted into office. The party said the presidency’s […]

Members of the National Assembly whose victories are being challenged at the election petition tribunals should be placed on half salaries and allowances pending the final determination of their cases. This was the position of the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) for Abia North in the last election, Dr. David Onuoha-Bourdex, […]

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