Senate Postpones Passage Of 2019 Budget

The Senate has postponed the passage of the 2019 budget till Tuesday. Senate President Bukola Saraki announced the postponement at plenary on Wednesday, directing Nelson Ayewoh, clerk of the upper legislative chamber, to make copies of the budget report available to the lawmakers by Monday. Saraki’s directive came on the heels of the absence of […]

How My Generation Failed Nigerians – Wole Soyinka Reveals

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate has said thay his generation has failed the country. Soyinka spoke on Hard Talk, a BBC programme. He said that the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised. Zeinab Badawi, anchor of the programme, had asked the literary scholar: “Has your generation of older Nigerians failed […]

Your “Pretentious Loyalty” To Buhari Will Soon Be Revealed, Dogara Replies Tinubu

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has said that the “pretentious loyalty” of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to President Muhammadu Buhari, will soon be revealed. Dogara was reacting to Tinubu’s allegation that he and Senate President Bukola Saraki frustrated the government of President Muhammadu Buhari by […]

See Full List: Roads To Be Closed Following Buhari’s Visit To Lagos

The Lagos state government says preparations were underway to host President Muhammadu Buhari on his official visit to the state on Wednesday. This was announced in a statement issued by the state ministry of information and strategy on Tuesday in Lagos. It said that during the one-day working visit, a number of state projects would […]

I’m Not Sleeping On Duty, Buhari Replies Bishop

President Muhammadu Buhari has denied sleeping on duty, as he said that the north-eastern region of the country is better off under his administration. The president said this in a statement issued by Garba Shehu, his senior special assistant to on media. He was reacting to the comment by Stephen Mamza, Catholic bishop of Yola […]

Provide Proof To Budget Padding Allegation, Saraki Challenges Tinubu

Senate President Bukola Saraki has challenged Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to provide proofs of how the leadership of the national assembly padded budgets. Saraki said this in a statement issued by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesperson, on Monday. He was reacting to Tinubu’s claim that budgets were hijacked under […]

Buhari Reacts To Sri Lanka Bomb Blasts

President Muhammadu Buhari has condmned the horrific attacks on several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on the holy day of Easter. The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday. Buhari extended his deepest condolences to the families of […]

Tinubu Breaks Silence, Speaks On Alleged 2023 Presidency Bid

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports that he reports that he is planning to strengthen his presidential ambition by planting his allies in key positions at the national assembly. The politician said those who feel they know his mind better than he does are spreading such rumours. […]

Swear With The Qur’an That You Didn’t Rig 2019 Elections, Galadima Challenges Buhari

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged him to swear with the Holy Qur’an that he did not rig the 2019 presidential election. Galadima, who spoke in an interview with The Sun, said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, won the election but it was allegedly rigged by the All […]

BREAKING: Buhari Extends Tanko Muhammad’s Tenure As CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months. This followed a letter of recommendation he (Buhari) sent to the National Judicial Council and the supervisory body on Thursday, a spokesperson for the NJC, Soji Oye, said in a statement on Saturday. Muhammad […]

SERAP To CCB: Publish Details Of Buhari, Others’ Assets

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make public, asset declaration submitted to the bureau by successive presidents and governors from 1999 to 2019. This comes after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) found Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), guilty of false […]

Buhari Gave Me Go-ahead To Become Senate President, Says Ndume

Ali Ndume, a former Senate Leader, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari permitted him to proceed with his ambition to become Senate President. Ndume is vying for the office of the Senate President, in spite the decision of his party, the All Progressives Congress, which has endorsed Senator Ahmed Lawan for the office. According to […]