Politics

Senate confirms receipt of Buhari’s letter on leave extension

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Senate has confirmed that it had received the letter from President Muhammadu Buhari extending his vacation in the United Kingdom (UK) indefinitely.

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Pro-Buhari group wants stipends to vulnerable Nigerians raised to N10,000

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Nigerians who supported the economic policies of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration have urged him to increase the stipends paid to vulnerable Nigerians by the Federal Government to N10,000 from next year.

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Ex-deputy governor to Mimiko: ‘Recognise Coker as Assembly speaker’

By Samuel Faleye, Akure A former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi has cautioned outgoing governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko against interfering in the affairs of the crisis ridden state House of Assembly.

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Ekiti APC dismisses arrest threat against Fayemi as ‘a joke’

By Sunday Aloba, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lampooned the state’s House of Assembly over its threat to issue warrant of arrest against former Governor Kayode Fayemi if he fails to appear before it to defend allegation of N40b fraud against him by Governor Ayodele Fayose.

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Osun APC to Aregbesola’s critics: ‘Have a rethink on gains of educational reforms’

By Akeeb Alarape, Osogbo The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has called on citizens who are opposed to the revolutionary reforms Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has effected in education infrastructure to have a rethink.

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Recession: Two opposing groups demonstrate in Abuja

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Two opposing groups on Monday demonstrated in Abuja about governance in Nigeria with one of them supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government while the other protested against what it termed, continued hardship being face by the masses of the country.

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Niger CAN wants Nigerians to pray for Buhari

By Isa Lapai, Minna The Niger State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Niger State has called on Nigerians to pray for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari and his safe return to the country.

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Falana seeks arrest of returnee ex-Delta governor, Ibori

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Lagos based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has called on the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori.

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IGP orders closure of Ondo Assembly over leadership crisis

By Samuel Faleye, Akure Factional Speaker of Ondo State House of Assembly, has stated that leadership of the Nigeria Police Force have sealed the Assembly over its leadership crisis.

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Tuface denies arrest, as organisers go ahead with protests

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Tubaba Idibia, Nigeria’s award winning musician, has denied being arrested and detained by the Directorate of State Services (DSS) over his earlier planned anti-government’s protests in Lagos and Abuja.

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