Category Archives: Breaking

Truce? Amaechi & Wike Shake Hands At Peace Meeting Ahead Of Re-Run Elections In Rivers State

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his arch-rival, Nyesom Wike exchanged handshakes and promised to sheath their swords ahead of the Senatorial/House of Representatives re-run elections in Rivers State. The two friends-turned-enemies made the resolve at a peace meeting organised by the Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and DG of the…

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10 Teachers Die Every Month In Lagos — Perm Sec

The Lagos State Teachers’ Establishment and Pension Office(TEPO)on Tuesday said that an average of 10 teachers die each month in the post-primary teaching service of the state. The Permanent Secretary of TEPO, SewanuAyodele-Amosu, made the disclosure at a Sensitisation Seminar and Capacity Building on Healthy Living for Post-Primary Teaching Staff of the state. She said…

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Photos: President Buhari Commissions $1.457 Abuja-Kaduna Train Service

President Muhammadu Buhari, today Tuesday, 26thJuky 2016, commissioned the $1.457 billion Abuja (Idu) – Kaduna Standard gauge train service. At the commissioning and flag-off ceremony at Idu station in Abuja, President Buhari said the federal government would link all state and commercial centres in the country with rail lines. Read his address at the commissioning…

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Football Administrators Should Learn To Accept Defeat And Move On -Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday appealed to warring factions in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to sheathe their sword in the interest of football development in the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, made the call, when the President of NFF, Amadju Pinnick led the…

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You Lack The Moral Authority To Speak On Corruption –Lawmakers Blast Obasanjo Over Budget Padding Comment

Following the closed door meeting with between President Muhammdau Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo after which the latter told newsmen that he had come to deliver messages from Liberian and Gambian Presidents as well as caution the President on the issue of the 2016 budget padding, the Senate yesterday said it was not interested…

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Economic Recovery: We’re Learning From The Diversification Of The Iranian Economy — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the Federal Government is working assiduously to ameliorate the challenges faced by the Nigerian economy within a short period by understudying the experiences of countries like Iran who thrived in adversity. Receiving a Special Envoy from the President of Islamic Republic of Iran at the State House, Mohammad…

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Obasanjo Cautions Buhari On Senate Budget Padding|Delivers Messages From Liberian, Gambian Presidents

  Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday delivered messages from the Presidents of Liberia and Gambia to President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo made this known while answering questions from State House correspondents after a closed meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. Although the former president did not divulge the content of the…

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Anti Corruption: We Welcome FIFA Reforms – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country. This was made known in a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina. Receiving the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary-General, Fatma…

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