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Imagine! I Wonder How Workers Feed Their Families, Buhari Tells Governors News Politics 

Imagine! I Wonder How Workers Feed Their Families, Buhari Tells Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances. The President was also worried about the welfare of the workers who he said have not been paid for months, despite interventions by the Federal Government. Receiving a group of governors led by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abdul’Aziz Yari (Zamfara State), he said the plight of workers in the states need urgent attention as many could barely survive. “How can anyone go to bed and sleep…

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APC Is Drifting & No Member Is Happy – Senate President Saraki NAIJA NEWS News Politics 

APC Is Drifting & No Member Is Happy – Senate President Saraki NAIJA NEWS

Senate President Bukola Saraki has admitted in an interview with Daily Trust that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party is facing serious issues that is making it drift. The politician also talked about speculations that he is grooming his son to become governor of Kwara state just as his own father groomed him. Speaking about the party and the internal rancour it is facing. He said:-  The party is drifting and not a rallying point for members. There is “no APC member that will tell you he is happy…

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‘Past History of Failures Does Not Define Africa’s Future’ – VP Osinbajo News Politics 

‘Past History of Failures Does Not Define Africa’s Future’ – VP Osinbajo

Here Is the Press release from the Office Of The Vice President Our future is not determined by history or the past unless we allow it. The history of Africa does not determine its future. The days you live here are much greater and better than the past. Remarks By His Excellency Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, Vice President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, to the 2017 Class of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum 2017 At Law School, Victoria Island Lagos, on Saturday October 14, 2017. Protocol First,…

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APC’s Plan To Replace Buhari With Tinubu – Dele Momodu Says Politics 

APC’s Plan To Replace Buhari With Tinubu – Dele Momodu Says

In a social media post, Momodu pointed out that Yoruba leaders are preparing a former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for presidency come 2019. He said the decision is borne out of frustration, adding that the Yoruba leadership will no longer support any other tribe for presidency. Part of his article reads, What Baba Akande has not said is simply that the days when the Presidency would be voluntarily zoned to exclude most sections of the country in favour of another section, whether…

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State House clinic budget: Presidency disagrees with quoted figures News Politics 

State House clinic budget: Presidency disagrees with quoted figures

says 2017 budget has zero allocation for capital projects From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The poor state of the State House Medical Center has again made news with the Presidency revealing the exact amout released to the center from 2015 to date. The Deputy Director (Information) in the State House, Attah Esa, in a statement said, contrary to recent media reports that the State House Medical Centre had received N11.01 billion  as appropriation for the period 2015-2017, it has only received N1.195 billion out of the total appropriation ofN3.406 billion, representing only…

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18 Countries Including Nigeria Excluded From The American Visa Lottery Scheme 2019 (See List) News Politics 

18 Countries Including Nigeria Excluded From The American Visa Lottery Scheme 2019 (See List)

The Diversity Immigrant Visa program, also known as the green card lottery, is a United States congressionally mandated lottery program for receiving a United States Permanent Resident Card. The Immigration Act of 1990 established the current and permanent Diversity Visa (DV) program. The lottery is administered by the Department of State and conducted under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) as amended by the Immigration Act of 1990. The lottery makes available 50,000 permanent resident visas annually and aims to diversify the immigrant population in the United States, by selecting…

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I Am Ready To Restructure EFCC When I Become Nigerian President – Fayose Says News Politics 

I Am Ready To Restructure EFCC When I Become Nigerian President – Fayose Says

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over the arrest and detention of his two aides, describing the commission as a ‘senseless’ organization, in dire need of restructuring. Vanguard reports that Fayose, who vowed to overhaul the anti-graft agency, said he would restructure EFCC when he becomes president in 2019. “By the grace of God, I will restructure the EFCC when I become the president of this nation”, he said. Fayose said he would reorganize EFCC and make it looks responsible, adding…

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Why I Almost Ran Away From Nigeria – President Buhari Reveals News Politics 

Why I Almost Ran Away From Nigeria – President Buhari Reveals

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, September 11, with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo hosted the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria in the State House, Abuja. While receiving the traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad S Abubakar III, the president admitted that he would have run away from the country if there was no rain. He said: “We are lucky this year that last year and this year the rainy season is good. If it were not good, I must confide in you that I was considering…

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‘Break Nigeria Into 12 States’- APC Chieftain, Kokori Says News Politics 

‘Break Nigeria Into 12 States’- APC Chieftain, Kokori Says

Elder statesman and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Frank Kokori has called on the federal government of Nigeria to split the nation into 12 states. According to him, equity and justice could only be achieved if the country returned to 12 states – six for each of southern and northern Nigeria – as it was during the regime of General Yakubu Gowon. Kokori called for the convocation of a round table discussion with genuine people from all sectors and sections of the country on restructuring. He said,…

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See The 7 Reasons Why Federal Government Is Moving To Re-Arrest Nnamdi Kanu News Politics 

See The 7 Reasons Why Federal Government Is Moving To Re-Arrest Nnamdi Kanu

President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking the revocation of the bail of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). In the application, the Federal Government is seeking an order of court revoking the bail granted Kanu on April 25. Here are five likely reasons the Buhari-led government is going after Nnamdi Kanu again: 1. The FG said the call for revocation of Kanu’s bail was on the grounds that he had breached his bail conditions. 2. Disobedience to court order…

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