Category: Politics

Acting IGP Promises to Lead with Recognised Core Values of Policing

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, on Tuesday promised to govern the Nigeria Police by internationally recognised core values of policing. He listed the values to include integrity, accountability and compassion among others. Idris spoke with State House correspondents shortly after he was introduced by his predecessor, Mr. Solomon Arase. Arase retired […]

Violence Erupts in Pretoria Following ANC’s Mayoral Candidate Announcement

A new wave of violence erupted in Pretoria, South Africa, after members of the ANC party took to the streets to protest the nomination of cabinet minister ThokoDidiza as its candidate for the upcoming mayoral election in Tshwane municipality. The angry members were upset that the candidate was not nominated by the party’s regional branches. They reportedly […]

Buhari Appoints I.K Idris as New IG as Arase Retires

  President Buhari has appointed Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as the new Inspector-General of Police. The new acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. I.K Idris, arrived the Presidential Villa at about 2:20pm and is currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. However, the Presidency is yet to issue a formal statement on his appointment. 0 0

Fayose Attacks Buhari, Exposes Alleged Dirty Secrets of First Lady

The Ekiti state governor distributed a link to the US Department of Justice’s website holding court documents where Aisha Buhari was alleged to have transferred suspicious funds to a convicted former American congressman, Williams Jefferson. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said President Buhari was far from being a […]

Historic Feat: Lagos State Signs Smart City Deal with Dubai

The Lagos State government and the City of Dubai have gone into a historic partnership to create the first Smart City in Africa. The Memorandum of Understanding for the Lagos Smart City was on Monday signed at the Emirate Towers by the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem and the Chief […]

Lagos State Turns Down FG Loan as Five States Meet Stringent Criteria

According to This Day, the federal government on Thursday said that five states had met the stringent conditions it stipulated for the 36 states of the federation seeking to draw from the N90 billion budget support loan facility in order to help them meet their obligations. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, who disclosed this […]

Photos: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Celebrates 53rd Birthday

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday turned 53, and he marked his birthday with a special luncheon to raise funds for the provision of three Mobile Cancer Centres across the three Senatorial Districts in the State, with a call on Nigerians to join hands together to wage war against the scourge. Ambode speaking at the #GivingTuesdayLagos event […]

Work Will Resume on Lagos – Ibadan Expressway Next Week – Fashola

The minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has said that contractors working on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will resume by next week. According to PUNCH, Fashola made this known in the “Buharimeter Town Hall Meeting” in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, the contractors stopped working because the past administration owed them for […]

Governor Ambode Dissolves Local Government Care taker Committees

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the immediate dissolution of the Caretaker Committees. This is coming after the resolution of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday relieving the Executive Secretaries of the 57 Local Governments Councils and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State of their responsibilities In a statement signed by the […]

President Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton

US President, Barack Obama has thrown his weight behind presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for the first time after a conciliatory meeting with her primary opponent Bernie Sanders. In a rapid sequence of events in Washington that contrasted with renewed rancor among Republicans, Sanders emerged from the Oval Office peace talks with the president to say […]
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