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Leave Jonathan Out Of Your Directionless Agitation – Kinsmen Warn Kanu

15 hours ago /
Nation 

The Ogbia Brotherhood Youth Council (OBYC) has warned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader, Nnamdi Kanu, to stop dragging honourable men like former President Goodluck Jonathan into his directionless agitation for a sovereign state. The OBYC, who are Jonathan’singing’ Kinsmen, in a statement signed by its National President, Dr. Laguo Gilbert,...

England 2018 Bid Plan A ‘Form of Bribery’ – FIFA Report

15 hours ago /
Sports  

A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was “a form of bribery”, investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting bids. On Tuesday, football’s...

Don’t Ignore Ethnic Agitations – Atiku Tells Federal Government

15 hours ago /
Nation 

Vice President Atiku Abubakar and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as patriotic the groundswell of positions for the restructuring of Nigeria by leaders and stakeholders of diverse regions and leanings. He said the recent debate about restructuring is confirmation that he was not a lone voice in the...

Minister Sacks 789 Prostitutes From Abuja

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello has disclosed that over 789 prostitutes and other destitute have been repatriated to their various states of origin within the last two years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Bello disclosed this to newsmen at a media parley in Abuja. According to him:...

SANs Insist National Assembly Lacks Power To Introduce New Projects Into Budget Proposal

16 hours ago /
Nation 

Following the face off between the legislative and executive arm of government on alteration of budget proposals, Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and four other Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Chijioke Okoli; Mr. Norrison Quakers (SAN), Emeka Ngige (SAN) and Prof. Kanyinsola Ajayi (SAN) faulted the contention of...

 

Eid-el-Fitr: Saraki, Ekweremadu Canvasses Tolerance, Patriotism, Unity Among Nigerians

16 hours ago /

Senate President,  Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu  have congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful completion of a month-long Ramadan fast, urging  Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, peace, patriotism and love for one another as a way of building a strong and united nation.In a separate statement...

Emir Of Kano Calls For peace, Unity Among Nigerians

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on ‎Nigerians to continue to live in peace with one another irrespective of their religious or ethnic affiliations.‎ Sanusi made the call on Tuesday during traditional Hawan Nasarawa at the Government House, Kano. ‎ The Emir advised adherents of the Islamic faith...

Nigerians Eager To Know Buhari’s Health Condition – Ex-Minister

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Education under president Umaru Yar’Adua, Professor Jerry Agada, has slammed President Mohammadu Buhari and his media aides for shielding the health status of the president from the masses. Prof Agada, one time national president of Association of Nigeria Authors ANA berated the president and his media...

President Buhari Could Return To Nigeria Next Week

4 days ago /
Nation 

According to Sahara Reporters, President Muhammadu Buhari might be on his way back to the country, next week. It was gathered that two of the President’s aides, speaking anonymously, had revealed that as Sahara Reporters noted earlier, the symptoms the President is experiencing, were due to drug reactions. President Buhari had for...

Middle Belt Leaders Call For The Full Implementation Of The 2014 National Conference

5 days ago /
Nation 

In view of the recent threats to peace, stability, and national cohesion, leaders from the middle belt have called for the full implementation of the resolutions of the 2014 national conference. The leaders, after due deliberations on factors, structure, system and forces behind Nigeria’s stability, at a conference tagged ''middle belt...

 

Saraki Restates readiness for FG's Appeal Against CCT Ruling

5 days ago /

Following the decision of the Federal Government to file an appeal against the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which upheld the plea of no case submission he made on the 18-count charge of false asset declaration preferred against him, Senate President, Bukola Saraki says he remains unperturbed...

Fayose Holds Rally, Attacks APC

6 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will again be roundly defeated in 2018, even as thousands of his supporters trooped out on Wednesday, to celebrate three years of his electoral victory. Governor Fayose made this known while addressing the crowd after declaring open the...

Osinbajo Meets Governors, Calls For National Unity

6 days ago /
Nation 

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has advised state governors to resist the temptation of playing politics with matters of security as the Federal Government pledges greater commitment to work with states to ensure peace and stability. Speaking to governors at the fifth consultative meeting on the expressions of discontent by northern...

Akeredolu Asks Muslims To Pray For Buhari’s Recovery

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called for prayers for the quick recovery of Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari. Akeredolu made the call, during an Iftar programme (Breaking of fast) with Muslim Communities in the state, held at the International Culture and Event Centre (The Dome) in Akure. He urged the Muslim...

Osinbajo Urges Northern Traditional Rulers To Counsel Misguided Youths

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called on traditional rulers to advise misguided youths in their domains against divisive actions. Professor Osinbajo made the call on Tuesday when he met with traditional rulers from the Northern states in continuation of his consultations with leaders of the North and South East. The...

We Are Going To Arrest Arewa Youths, El-Rufai Vows

1 week ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the Arewa youths that issued a “quit notice” to Igbos in the North will be prosecuted no matter how long it takes. The governor said this on Tuesday when the Igbo Delegate Assembly and Igbo chiefs in the Northern states visited him at the...

FG Appeals CCT Acquittal Of Senate President Saraki In False Asset Declaration Trial

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has appealed a court ruling that acquitted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, of charges of corruption and false declaration of assets. The Court of Conduct Tribunal last week cleared the Senate President of 13-count charge of corruption levelled against him. The government yesterday at the Court of Appeal Abuja...

FG Will Complete Lagos-Kano Rail Line This Year – Amaechi

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has announced that it will complete the Lagos-Kano rail project as well as a segment of the Lagos to Port Harcourt standard gauge before the end of 2017. The Minister Of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this during an inspection of the container inland dry seaport in Kaduna State,...

FG To Release N350bn For Capital Projects

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government plans to release a total of 350 billion Naira for capital projects across the country. Speaking at the public presentation of the 2017 Appropriation Act in Abuja, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosu, said this will address the infrastructural needs in the country. Mrs Adeosun also said other capital...

Obiano Debunks Rumors Of Arms Importation In Anambra

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has denied rumours of the arrival of a trailer load of arms from the north to Osakwe Street, Nwanyi Imo junction, Otolo Nnewi, on Sunday.Governor Obiano debunked the rumours while addressing thousands of people at the Basilica of St. Andrews Anglican Church, Onitsha, for...


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