Category Archives: Breaking

Muhammadu Buhari Sworn In As President Of Nigeria – First Photos!

At exactly 10:45 A.M. Friday, May 29, Muhammadu Buhari mounted the podium to take his oath of office and that of allegiance, effectively becoming President of Nigeria, Africa’s largest democracy. That moment also ended the reign of Goodluck Jonathan as leader of the most populous black nation on earth. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was the…

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Jonathan Hosts Buhari To Presidential Inauguration Dinner- First Photos & Video Clip

The Presidential Inauguration dinner was held last night at the State House Conference Hall in Abuja. In attendance are President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Gen Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Gen Yakubu Gowon, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, Abdulsalam Abubakar and other distinguished guests.   Watch a clip of the dinner  The inauguration is…

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UBA Continues To Garner Laurels, Wins Corporate Citizens Award

Pan-African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc continue to garner national and international laurels with the latest being the Corporate Citizens Award in the ‘Extensive Compliance Category. UBA received the award at the maiden edition of the awards ceremony organised by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja,…

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Nigeria’s Outgoing President Approves 2015 Budget

Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the 4.5 trillion naira ($22.6 billion) budget for 2015, which was passed by parliament in late April, the president’s spokesman said on Wednesday. The budget is 3.2 percent smaller than last year’s as Africa’s biggest oil producer is facing a cash crunch following the halving of global crude…

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Mu’azu Resigns As PDP Chairman, Jonathan Asks Anenih To Resign

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, since it lost the general election took a turn for the worst on Wednesday morning when the national chairman of the party, Adamu Mu’azu, tendered his letter of resignation. His resignation took effect immediately. Also, it was reliably gathered that President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the chairman…

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Former UK Prime Minister Blair Meet With Buhari & Osinbajo In Abuja

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and his vice Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met with former United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister, Tony Blair, in Abuja. The closed-door meeting held at the defence house, Abuja, and was attended by APC stalwarts including Garba Shehu, spokesman of the Buhari campaign organisation and Kayode Fayemi, former governor of Ekiti state. Tony…

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Aregbesola, Al-Makura, Okotie, Dokpesi, Others, Win 2014 ZiK Leadership Prize

  Two serving Governors and six prominent Nigerians have won the year 2014 Zik Prize in Leadership, a statement by the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre said Monday. The Governors are Dr. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State and Alh. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State. Other recipients are Senator George Akume, Pastor Chris Okotie,…

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The Hottest Place In Hell Should Be Reserved For Governors – Murray Bruce

Bayelsa state, senator-elect, Ben Murray Bruce has stated that the hottest place in hell should be reserved for Nigerian governors who have failed to pay the salaries of their workers. Murray-Bruce who is chairman of Silverbird Group stated this in a series of tweets against the conduct of governors on his official Twitter page. “The…

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