Category Archives: Breaking

Buhari’s Minister Of Environment Resigns, To Resume As Emir Of Nasarawa State

Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jubril, has resigned from the Federal Cabinet. A valedictory session was held in his honour as he turned up dressed in his turban for the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He was declared Emir of Nasarawa, on Friday, December 7, following his selection…

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Newspaper Headlines Of The Day!

EFCC board: Uproar as S’South, S’East senators protest zones’ exclusion (The Punch Front-page)   . Senate stops EFCC nominations for excluding S’East, S’South (The Guardian Front-page Extortion, misuse cloud Trader-Moni ability to deliver economic boost (Business Day Front-page) Atiku absent as Buhari others sign peace accord (The Daily Times Front-page)  Atiku, Duke, Ezekwesili absent as…

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Ahead Of 2019 Elections: Obasanjo Has Right To Support Anyone – FG

The Federal Government has reacted to the claim by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he would support his former deputy,  Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election. The Federal Government said the former President “has every right to support anyone he likes,” adding that such right “is constitutional. “ However, it said the candidate of…

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Ahead Of 2019 Elections: Obasanjo Hits Buhari Again, Denies Being Neutral

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday denied a report which indicated that he had dropped his support for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. He faulted the report which also stated that he had no preferred presidential candidate. Obasanjo said only a fool would sit on the fence. The ex-President said this in…

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No APC Governorship Candidates In Imo State, Says Rochas Okorocha

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has insisted that as far as he is concerned, the All Progressives Congress, APC, does not have a governorship candidate in the state ahead of next year’s general election. He reiterated this yesterday in a statement to by the Imo Commissioner of Information, Patrick Chidiebere, in Owerri, the state…

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President Buhari Explains Why He Rejected Electoral Amendment Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari says he rejected the electoral amendment bill because it could affect the 2019 elections. The president said this in a letter sent to the national assembly. In the letter obtained by TheCable, the president said signing the bill into law could “create uncertainty and confusion” during the forthcoming elections. “Pursuant to section…

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Trouble Looms As Atiku’s Cousin Umar Ardo Tipped To Leave PDP For APC

Ardo, who’s a cousin of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, was an aspirant for the Peoples Democratic Party governorship ticket in Adamawa State, is set to dump the party for the All Progressive Congress (APC), he withdrew ahead of the governorship primaries, alleging irregularities. Nonetheless, following the defection of Muhammadu Tahir, one other…

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All About Atiku, Saraki, Ikimi, Oyinlola’s Meeting With 43 Party Chairmen Emerge

The consensus candidate of some opposition parties and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has met with national chairmen of 43 political parties on Friday. Also in attendance were the Senate President and DG of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Bukola Saraki, Olagunsoye Onyinlola, Tom Ikimi, Kawu Baraje,…

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Buhari Withdraws Assent To Electoral Amendment Bill For The Third Time

The Electoral Act Amendment Bill has again been turned down by President Muhammadu Buhari. This was disclosed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang. Enang spoke with State House correspondents on Friday but refused to state Buhari’s reasons. He said the bill was returned to the National Assembly. This…

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Just In, President Buhari Approves 2019 Budget To Be Presented To NASS

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has just approved the proposals for the 2019 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo-Udoma, has disclosed this to State House Correspondents in Abuja. A special session of FEC on the budget ended a few minutes ago. Udo-Udoma stated that the next…

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