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Buhari Writes Senate, Explains Why He Refused To Sign Electoral Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, explaining why he refused to assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read the President’s letter at the Tuesday Plenary. President Buhari’s letter to the senators reads: “Pursuant to Section 58 (4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 ...

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NGO Donates Relief Materials To Flood Victims In Anambra 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka A non-governmental organization known as Bright Vision Health Foundation in partnership with Latter Days Foundation have donated some relief items to victims of the 2018 flood disaster in Anambra state. The NGO whose primary responsibility is emergency response and other humanitarian services, said it deemed it necessary to extend its mission to victims of flood menace so ...

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PDP Kicks As Kashamu Gets Party’s Flag In Ogun

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday faulted the presentation of the party’s governorship flag in Ogun State to the senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, saying the development was ridiculous. The state chairman of the party, Adebayo Dayo, presented the flag to Kashamu in his hometown, Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State on Monday, a few days after ...

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Senate Pays Dariye N85.5m Allowances In Prison

Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Senator Joshua Dariye is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly, The PUNCH can report. Investigations by The PUNCH revealed that Dariye, who represents Plateau-Central Senatorial District, was still receiving the allowances because his seat had yet to be declared vacant by the leadership ...

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Nigeria An Investment Destination Of Choice, Osinbajo Tells German Investors

Nigeria is a leading investment destination for potential and serious investors, and the business opportunities are abundant and increasing, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, today at the first Nigeria-German Business Dialogue in Germany. He made the disclosure today at the Adlon Kempinski Hotel in Berlin, where the Vice President spoke on the abundant investment opportunities available in Nigeria, ...

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Lai Mohammed To Obasanjo: Your Presidential Candidate Will Be Roundly Defeated

The Federal Government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement does not guarantee victory. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who spoke on behalf of the government on Monday in Abuja, said Obasanjo’s candidate for the presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, “will be ...

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We Raided Orji’s House, Not Atiku’s, Says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has responded to allegations that detectives raided the house of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The EFCC said in a series of tweets that detectives only searched the house where the son of a former Governor of Abia State, Senator Theodore Orji, resides. According to the commission, Orji’s ...

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‘Anambra Needs More Roads’ 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Works has said that the state is in dire need of more roads to provide unhindered access into the hinterlands and remote communities to aid farmers in conveying farm produce to urban centres. Chairman of the committee Hon. Ikechukwu Umeh said this while fielding questions from newsmen at the state ...

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Anambra Targets 90% Budget Performance In 2019 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Government says it targets 90% budget implementation in next year’s financial year judging from the way the budget is structured to achieve economic development. The state commissioner for Planning and Budget Mr. Mark Okoye disclosed this in Awka on Monday while giving a rundown of the 2019 budget to journalists. Okoye said strategies have ...

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Osinbajo In Germany, Speaks On Buhari’s Rumoured Death, Corruption And Negotiation With ASUU

The problem with Nigeria is not about resources or planning, but the poor management of resources in the past bothering on grand corruption, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Speaking last night with a cross section of Nigerians living in Germany, Prof. Osinbajo, while responding to questions during a town-hall meeting, said those who have made away with the ...

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