Monthly Archives: August 2018

Rejection Of PIG Bill A Monumental Mistake, Atiku Tells Buhari

Former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, says it is rather unfortunate that President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) that the National Assembly in conjunction with the oil majors and host communities put in so much work to come up with. In a statement made available to NewsProbe Wednesday, Atiku described President Buhari’s action as a ...

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Osun Governorship Election: Kano Governor Leads 63-Member APC National Campaign Council + Full List

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday inaugurated the Party’s 63-member high-powered National Campaign Council for the September 22, 2018 Osun State Governorship Election. The Campaign Council is chaired by the Kano State Governor, H.E. Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The APC National Chairman said: “We are very grateful to Governor Ganduje for graciously accepting ...

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Buhari Assures UK Prime Minister Of Credible Elections In 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja assured UK Prime Minister Theresa May of his commitment to conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement, said Buhari gave the assurance during a bilateral meeting with the visiting Prime Minister at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari welcomed ...

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After Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari In Abuja, Theresa May Meets Dangote, Otedola, Others In Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that May who had earlier visited South Africa, is in Nigeria as part of her tour of some African countries. The meeting started in the President’s office shortly after May arrived at ...

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‘We Can Prosecute Ekiti Vote Buying But Can’t Arrest Suspects’, INEC Tells SERAP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has powers to prosecute allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the recently concluded governorship election in Ekiti State but lacks the powers to arrest and investigate suspects. INEC said this in response to the open letter by Socio-Economic ...

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Buhari, Akpabio, Uduaghan, Others In APC Caucus Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening presided over a meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress’ national caucus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which started about 8.30pm was held inside the new Banquet Hall. It was attended by leaders of the party including national officers, state governors, former state governors, ministers and National Assembly members. The Punch reports ...

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Davido’s Enrolment For NYSC Stirs Hilarious Tweets

Popular Nigerian singer David Adeleke a.k.a Davido stirred interesting and hilarious comments on Twitter after he disclosed that he has enrolled for the compulsory National Youth Service Corps Scheme. In his post he said he was “…tying up every loose end!” in responding to the clarion call to serve the nation. The NYSC started in 1973 and is compulsory for ...

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We Should Establish A System Of Consequence For Misdeeds, Osinbajo Tells Lawyers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN, has called on institutions like the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to ensure the effective administration of justice for building a society with strong moral values. Prof. Osinbajo said this today during an interactive Q&A session at the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), with the theme: Transition, Transformation & Sustainable Institutions; ...

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Refrain From Cultism, Drug Abuse, Ambode’s Wife Tells Students

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, on Tuesday appealed to students to abstain from cultism, drug abuse and other career-ruining ventures, stressing that no excuse could justify indulgence in social vices. Mrs. Ambode, who made the appeal in her keynote address at the second Distinguished Lecture of the Lagos State University (LASU) in Ojo, identified social vices ...

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Bayelsa Inaugurates Primary Health Care Board

The Bayelsa State Government has inaugurated the state Primary Health Care Board as part of the measures to tackle the high incidence of infant and maternal mortality in the state. The Deputy Governor of the state, Rear Admiral John Jonah (retd.), performed the opening of the BYPHCB, located opposite the Ministry of Works and Infrastructures in Yenagoa, the state capital. ...

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