Category: Politics

We Will Dialogue With Niger Delta Militants – Ibe Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu has said the Federal Government is considering opening a robust dialogue with the Niger-Delta militants on the need to stop militancy in the oil rich region. He made the statement in an interactive session with a coalition of civil societies in Lagos. Also present was the Minister of […]

Court reinstates ‘impeached’ Kogi Speaker, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday reversed the impeachment of Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Momoh Lawal. The court also reinstated other principal officers of the House. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba ruled that the process for the removal of the principal officers failed to conform with Sections 92(2) (c) and […]

Oshodi World Class Transport Interchange Ready In 15 Months – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said the long awaited regeneration of Oshodi into a world class Central Business District (CBD) will commence next week with the construction of Transport Interchange which will feature the consolidation of all 13 city and interstate parks in Oshodi into 3 multi-story bus terminals. The three floors, […]

Court Stops NLC’s Proposed Indefinite Strike

The National Industrial Court has stopped ‎the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on strike to protest last week’s increase in fuel price by the federal Government. Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order after the Attorney General of the Federation, Justice Adejumo, held: “The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying […]

BREAKING NEWS: FG Removes Fuel Subsidy, Petrol To Sell At N145 Per Litre

The Federal Government, Wednesday, removed subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, also known as fuel as it will now sell for N145 per litre. Already, there had been speculations that the federal government would remove subsidy and fuel would supposedly sell at N130 per litre, however, with this deregulation, Nigerians would expect that the queues would […]

Nigeria Is A ‘Fantastically Corrupt Country’— British PM, David Cameron Tells Queen Elizabeth

British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling Queen Elizabeth that leaders of some “fantastically corrupt” countries, including Nigeria and Afghanistan, were due to attend his anti-corruption summit. The video of the meeting obtained by Reuters went viral during the period when President Muhammadu Buhari was airborne to the United Kingdom. John Kerry, […]

Son of Nigeria’s Former CJN, Justice Uwais who Joined ISIS, has Been Killed in Syria

Ibrahim Uwais, son of former chief justice of Nigeria, was killed in an air strike by US-led coalition forces on a senior ISIS leader in Iraq on May 6, reports TheCable. Halima, Ibrahim’s wife who travelled with him to Iraq in February 2015, has called to inform her father-in-law, Mohammed, who was Nigeria’s chief justice […]

Buhari to Governors: Find Lasting Solutions to Farmers/Herdsmen Crisis; go Back to PTF’s Comprehensive Report on Grazing Reserves & Routes

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to find lasting solutions to the persistent cases of farmers/herdsmen crisis in the country. The president gave the challenge at an interactive session with members of Katsina Elders’ Forum organised by the Katsina State Government in Katsina. He tasked the governors to go back to a comprehensive study […]

BREAKING: Buhari finally signs 2016 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the 2016 Appropriation Bill into law ending weeks of face-off between the National Assembly and the Executive. The budget was signed at a brief ceremony held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Those who witnessed the event included Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; President of the Senate, Bukola […]

Lagos Politician, Adeniji-Adele is Dead

Former Chairman of Lagos Island Local Government Area and one-time Commissioner of Sports in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele has passed on. According to his son Hon. Sultan Adeniji-Adele who confirmed the death, Adeniji-Adele, who was aged 60, passed on at about 6:00am Nigerian time in an Indian hospital, on Thursday morning (today), Vanguard reports. […]
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