Category Archives: Breaking

President Buhari Leaves For New York To Attend United Nations General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nigeria for the United States to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York. This comes after the President celebrated the Eid in his hometown of Daura Accompanying him on the journey is a 22-man delegation which includes the governors of Kaduna, Niger, and Cross River states. Also…

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Saraki Denies Reports He Was Attacked

Following reports that Senate President Bukola Saraki was attacked while worshipping at the Eid Praying Ground in Ilorin, Kwara State capital yesterday, by some angry worshippers over unpaid wages and poor finance, the Senate President via his Special Assistant, Bankole Omisore has denied any such incident. According to Omisore, the senate president arrived at the…

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Former Presidential Candidate Olu Falaye Released From Abductors Four Days After His Kidnap

Thankfully the nerve racking ordeal the family of former Secretary to the Government of the federation, Chief Olu Falaye must have been facing is over. They have had to negotiate for the release of the elder statesman for about four days now, and finally he has been released. According to the Vanguard, at the time…

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President Buhari Delivers Eid-el-Kabir Message To Nigerians

 President Buhari  To mark the coming Muslim Eid-el-Kabir celebrations on Thursday, 24th and Friday, 25th September, President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to address Nigerians. He emphasized on the need for Nigerians to be cautious of their security, while giving reassurances of his administration’s commitment to eliminate insurgency in the country. He directed the armed forces…

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NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture Secure $ 1.2 Billion For Oil Wells

 Group Managing Director, NNPC, Emmanuel-Kachickwu  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recently announced its success in securing a $1.2 bn (N236 billion) multi –year drilling financing package for 36 offshore/onshore oil wells under the NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture. In a statement issued by the NNPC, the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr.…

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Lagos State Governor, Ambode Names Cabinet

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Monday named his cabinet and forwarded their names to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. A statement by Mr. Habib Aruna, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, said the governor chose 23 Commissioners and 13 Special Advisers. Among the candidates were six members of the immediate past…

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Saraki Pleads “Not Guilty”, Granted Bail, Tribunal Adjourns Sitting To Oct. 22nd, 23rd & 24th

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, pleaded “not guilty” today to multiple charges of fraud brought against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCT). The hearing over alleged false declaration of assets during his tenure as Governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011 has been adjourned till the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of October,…

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Saraki Attends Code Of Conduct Tribunal With 50 Senators & House Of Rep.Members

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki arrived the courtroom of the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja to face trial over a 13-count charge of corruption levelled against him. According to a report by Yusuph Olaniyonu of Premium Times, Mr. Saraki arrived the tribunal premises at 9:32 a.m., accompanied by “about 50 senators and…

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Okonjo-Iweala Gets Two International Appointments

Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was on Monday appointed into two key international positions, her Media Adviser, Paul Nwabuikwu, said in a statement in Abuja. According to the statement by her media adviser, the former minister who was elected to the position after a highly competitive international search…

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