Category: Politics

 IPOB’s plan, weapons recovered in Kanu’s home – Abia CP

Punch reports that the Commissioner of Police in Abia State, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, has said the police in a joint operation with the army on Sunday recovered a secret book belonging to the Indigenous people of Biafra, which contain the agitators’ military strategies and plans to take up arms. The CP said the police also […]

”APC promises devolution of power, not restructuring of Nigeria” -Chief Bisi Akande

All Progressives Congress(APC) leaders in the Southwest zone said in Ibadan on Thursday that restructuring is not in the party’s manifesto. Chief Bisi Akande, a former APC National Interim Chairman, who spoke on behalf of the leaders at the end of their meeting, the word “restructuring” was not the language of the party. The News […]

Police: You cannot Demote Lagos CP, Force Headquarters tells Police Service Commision

  The Police Force Headquarters has said the Police Service Commission (PSC)has no power to demote senior officers. The PSC had in a letter addressed to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, removed the acting appointments of both the Acting Commissioners of Lagos and Kogi states, Edgal Imohimi and Aji Ali Janga respectively, demoting them to the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police. According […]

”Buhari Keeps Promise” – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has translated into reality a 40 year-old plan to link Bodo and Bonny in Rivers State,  with a bridge, at a time of scarce financial resources, said Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo at the ground breaking ceremony on Thursday. An excerpt of his speech… I rejoice with the people of Rivers State on […]

Liberian election: George Weah Leads

Football icon, George Weah, is in early lead, according to the official provisional results of Tuesday presidential elections in Liberia. According to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, the results were released by Mr Jerome Korkoya, Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC) at the commission’s headquarters in Monrovia. The results of 1,232 polling units […]

FG voids NPA’s contract with Atiku’s Firm

The Federal Government has declared void ab initio the boats pilotage monitoring and supervision contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Intels Nigeria Limited. In a memo by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, obtained by ThisDay, he said the agreement between NPA and Intels “violates express provisions of Sections 80(1) and 162(1) and (10) of the […]

Diezani Allison-Madueke to forfeit 56 houses

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of 56 houses situated in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The value of the properties was put at 22 million dollars. The forfeited properties include 21 mixed housing units […]

Restructuring: North not afraid – Tambuwal

 The Governor of Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, announced in Kaduna on Wednesday that “the north is not afraid of restructuring of Nigeria’’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tambuwal’s statement comes against the backdrop of intense clamour by opinion leaders in Nigeria that the country should be restructured forthwith to make progress. […]

No More War! Kachikwu Meets Baru.

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, met on Tuesday and discussed opportunities to further develop the nation’s oil and gas sector. They met in Abuja at the ongoing Nigerian Economic Summit at the Energy Policy Committee session. […]

President Buhari’s Address to Nigerians Upon His Return from the UK – Full Text

My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. 2. In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at home. Nigerians are robust […]
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