I owe my appointment to Buhari, not Saraki – Lai...

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says he owes his appointment as minister to President Muhammadu Buhari and no one else. In a statement issued on Monday in Abuja, the minister said it was “laughable’’ that anyone would seek to take credit for his appointment. Mohammed was reacting to a statement by…

Saraki reacts to election postponement…

Senate President Bukola Saraki has accused the federal government of causing the the postponement of the presidential and national assembly polls through incompetence. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the postponement in the early hours of Saturday, blaming logistics challenge for the postponement. Speaking on the development, Saraki berate INEC for make the announcement…

Saraki Expresses Shock, Disappointment Over Election Postponement…

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has expressed shock and disappointment over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Saraki, who is also the Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, said that the last minute postponement of the elections has caused…

Elections: Prominent Nigerian families divided by politics…

The Sarakis, the Obasanjos and the Okupes are some prominent families where relatives publicly support different candidates. The post Elections: Prominent Nigerian families divided by politics appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

The Big 5: Massive redeployment in Nigerian police, over 50...

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Massive redeployment in Nigerian police, over 50 senior officers affected There has been a massive redeployment of senior police officers has been announced by the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Premium Times has learned. The deployment affects over 50 senior officers including assistant inspector-generals…

Alfa to Saraki: Obey court orders, inaugurate me as senator…

Four months to the end of the Eight Senate, Air vice Marshal Isaac Mohammed Alfa (rtd) Wednesday asked Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to inaugurate him as the Senator representing Kogi East in accordance with several court orders. Alfa accused Saraki of choosing and picking which court orders to obey and the ones to disobey depending…

Saraki Asks Buhari To End ASUU Strike Without Delay…

Bukola Saraki The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has urged the Federal Government to resolve the industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU). Saraki made the call on Wednesday in Abuja, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu. “The Federal Government must immediately work…

The YNaija Cover – the 4th of February…

Follow the link to read the post on YNaija:   The Late 5: Senate withdraws Onnoghen’s case from supreme court; We’ll shock vote buyers on Election Day – INEC | Other top stories Read » The YNaija Cover – the 4th of February on YNaija Visit the newspaper for this and other news

“APC leaders in Kwara can’t access President Buhari for anything”-...

Dr. Bukola Saraki, the National Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, stated yesterday in Offa, that the Federal Government knows he doesn’t have anything to hide, so, no one can stop him from talking. He made the statement during a campaign reception organized by Offa residents. While addressing the attendees, Saraki explained, “I had earlier…

Onnoghen: Declare Saraki president now, ADC tells National Assembly…

The National Chairman, African Democratic Congress, Chief Ralphs Nwosu, has called on the National Assembly to declare Senate President Bukola Saraki President of Nigeria with immediate effect, considering the fact that recent happenings, especially the ridiculing of the Constitution by President Muhammadu Buhari, indicate that he can no longer continue to rule the nation. Visit…

Saraki, Ahmed crippled LGs in Kwara, not Buhari…

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki and Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of crippling the local government system in the state as well as impoverishing the people. Rafiu Ajakaiye, the spokesman to the APC governorship candidate in Kwara, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, said this in a statement in Ilorin on Sunday. The…