Buhari: Jonathan, a True Democrat…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general elections, describing him as a true democrat. Buhari poured the encomium at the launching of a book titled “My Transition Hours” by Jonathan amidst hundreds of guests from outside and across the country. Represented…

Lagos Guber: NANS Backs Sanwo-Olu…

The Lagos State chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has endorsed the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, citing his performance record in public service as reason for the endorsement. NANS declared its support for Sanwo-Olu during the association’s celebration of the International Students’ Day which it…

Don’t Abandon APC, Niger Gov Charges Nigerians…

By Laleye Dipo in Minna The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has appealed to Nigerians not to discard the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general election because the APC remains the most credible, trusted and virile political party in the country. Governor Bello made the remarks in a message he sent…

Eid Maulud: MURIC Urges Political Leaders to Emulate Prophet Muhammad…

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Tuesday called on the nation’s leadership to emulate Prophet Muhammad (SAW), shun selfish interests and focus on developing the economy for the benefit of the masses. Prof. Ishaq Akintola, Director, MURIC, in an Eid-El-Maulud message in Lagos, advised politicians to focus on things that would bring development to the…

2018 SSCE: NECO Extends Registration…

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced an extension for the registration of the on-going 2018 November/December NECO Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE). The Acting Registrar of NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, disclosed this in a statement, on Tuesday in Abuja. Gana said applicants wishing to sit for the examination could still register as `walk-in*…

APC to Inaugurate Peace Committees…

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will Wednesday inaugurate six committees made up of seven members for each of the six geopolitical zones of the country to help in resolving disputes arising from the party primaries. The party, in a statement issued late Monday night…

Budget Decrease’ll Return Nigeria to Recession, says ANRP…

Udora Orizu in Abuja The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has tasked the federal government to increase the 2019 budget to N15 trillion to improve the living condition of Nigerians and avoid going back to recession. The presidential candidate of the party, Tope Fasua, said this during a protest at the Federal Ministry of Budget…

FG Rakes in N2.524 Trillion Revenue in Q3…

•MPC may delay interest rate hike as elections draw close Obinna Chima Federal revenue collected in the third quarter of 2018 stood at N2.524 trillion, the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) third quarter economic report, has shown. The report was posted on its website last night, just as some chief executives predicted that notwithstanding the…

Oshiomhole Tackles Atiku on Jobs as PDP Says Buhari’s Next...

Adedayo Akinwale and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Nigeria’s leading political parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were on war path yesterday as both tore apart the policies and programmes of one another. While the APC National Chairman, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, said the PDP’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s, promise…

Why Atiku’s Endorsement by Ndigbo Causes Ruckus in APC…

Ojo Maduekwe discloses why the All Progressives Congress may be concerned about the recent open support by prominent Igbo leaders for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar The endorsement of the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, by prominent Igbo leaders, is making the All Progressives Congress (APC) uneasy;…

Group Canvass Support for Atiku’s Presidential Bid…

Udora Orizu in Abuja As the 2019 presidential election approaches, Atiku Action Group (AAG) has been launched in Abuja to canvass support for People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar whom they believe is the best candidate to pilot Nigeria out of its current economic quagmire remains. Speaking on why the group decided…