SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has left Nigeria to attend the launch of United States of America President, Donald J. Trump’s, Strategy for Africa, which was unveiled to the public yesterday, (Thursday, December 13, 2018)
ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu yesterday told an Ikeja High Court that he did not own two houses.Magu told the court that he has only one house, which, he said, is situated in Karo, Abuja.He stated this while being led in evidence by his counsel, Wahab Shittu, before Justice Doris Okuwobi in a libel suit instituted against The Sun.The EFCC boss had sued the publishers of the newspaper before the court for libelous publication against his person.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has asked Nigerians not to blame the federal government for poor electricity supply in their homes. Fashola, who argued that the country’s power sector had been privatised and largely not under the control of the federal government, acknowledged that there were
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections. In a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC claimed that understanding governance to be serious business, it is focused
Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has stepped down as the running mate of the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Mr. Donald Duke.
A mild drama ensued, yesterday, between Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan over the composition of political parties in the Red Chamber. Lawan (APC, Yobe) had raised a point of order where he observed that a Daily Trust report erroneously said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has 57 senators, while the
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Burutai, has charged officers and men of the One Brigade of Nigerian Army relocated to Gusau, Zamfara State to rededicate themselves to fight against banditry in the state. Burutai, who spoke through, Maj-Gen. Hakeem O Otiki, Commanding Officer, Infantry Corps of the Nigerian Army at official commissioning
Governors of the states of the federation have yet again met in Abuja on Thursday night to continue their deliberation over the new national minimum wage which they have yet to reach an agreement on. The states had offered to pay N22,500 while the federal government want to pay N24,000 against the N30,000 being demanded