Category Archives: Breaking

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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President Buhari Presides over FEC Meeting Ahead Of 2019 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a special Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting aimed to finalise works on the 2019 budget.   Adebayo Shittu, communications, and Solomon Dalung, Minister of Sports and Youth Development, took the opening prayer. The meeting is to exhaustively deliberate on the budget before transmitting it to the National Assembly.…

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You Have No Reason To Re-elect Buhari, Senator Tells Nigerians

Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has stated that Nigerians have no reason to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari who is the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections. Olujimi, who is the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) senatorial candidate for Ekiti South, said Nigerians should vote in 2019 based on past record and…

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Very Difficult for Nigeria to Reduce Oil Production, Says Oil Minister, Ibe Kachikwu

Today, Thursday, OPEC’s meeting kicked off in Vienna with Nations from the oil-producing group aiming to decide on the organization’s future course of action. Nigerian Oil Minister Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu who is currently in Vienna in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe discusses the deal to cut oil production, how Nigeria will contribute to the cuts, where he thinks…

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Oshiomhole Blasts Amosun And Okorocha, Says The Wrath Of God Is Coming On Obasanjo

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole,  on Wednesday shaded the Imo  State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, and Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, stating that a few of the APC governors were electoral liabilities. While receiving the APC Women Leaders from Edo State and the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja on Wednesday, he made…

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