Politics

Saraki: ‘I spoke with Buhari, he is fine’

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and in high spirits.

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Buhari’s sister to Nigerians: ‘Please pray for my brother’

By Munir Musawa, Katsina The only surviving sister of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajiya Rakiya Adamu has appealed to Nigerians to pray for her ailing brother.

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PDP faults police reports on recovered bribe money to INEC officials

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has faulted the report of a probe panel constituted by the police alleging involvement of Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike in bribing officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Ondo Assembly members raise alarm, says lives under threat

By Samuel Faleye, Akure Factional members of the Ondo State House Assembly engulfed in crisis have raise an alarm with a call on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to provide adequate security for them and their families following alleged threat to their lives.

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Rivers Rerun: Police panel recovers N111m from INEC officials

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Over #111 million was recovered from 23 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who were involved in the recent rerun of parliamentary election in River State, the Police said on Tuesday. The unnamed officials have been indicted for their involvement in the incidents and violence that occurred during t election. Also, six police officers ...

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PDP defectors among 50,000 new members of APC in Enugu

By Obinna Achi, Enugu All Progressives Congress (APC) has registered not fewer than 50,000 new members in Enugu East senatorial district during the ongoing registration exercise.

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Ekiti Assembly orders arrest of Fayemi over alleged mismanagement of N40b

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have ordered the arrest of the Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Kayode Fayemi by the police over allegations of misappropriating N40bn during his tenure as the state’s governor.

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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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