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President Buhari appoints ex-CBN Deputy Gov. Tunde Lemo, as FERMA Chairman

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Tunde Lemo, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, as Chairman of the Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency. Buhari also appointed a new managing director...

Fayose remanded in EFCC custody for alleged N30.8bn fraud, pleads not guilty

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, appeared before a Federal High Court in Lagos, where he pleaded not guilty to the allegation that he misappropriated N30.8 billion. The embattled former...
Buhari address - Nigeria's UNITY

Nigeria’s UNITY, not its governing structure, is non-negotiable

When a president says Nigeria's unity is its sovereign right and is non-negotiable, that president is simply doing his/her job. The constitution commands the president to keep Nigeria safe. Part of that involves keeping Nigeria...

Bayelsa To Pay Pregnant Women Monthly To Reduce Maternal/Infant Mortality Rate In The State

The wife of Bayelsa State Governor, Dr. Racheal Dickson, says as part of the measures to reduce the rate of maternal/infant mortality in the state, the government will henceforth pay pregnant women on a...

AGF Writes Court, Seeking Resumption Of Melaye’s Trial

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) has urged the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, to order the resumption of the trial of Kogi...

Benue State Governor Accused Of ₦22bn Fraud By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has linked Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to an alleged fraud to the tune of N22bn. This is just as the EFCC revealed that 21 members of the...

46 Parties Adopt Atiku as Consensus Candidate

The Coalition of United Political Parties has said it had selected the Peoples Democratic Party ’s candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as its candidate in the 2019 presidential election. By this decision, the CUPP which consists of...

Group Set to Organise 1 Million Man March for Buhari

A coalition of Northern civil society groups has announced plans to organise a One million man march in support of President Muhammadu Buhari. Premium Times reports that the coalition had a meeting in Kaduna...

Impressive Turnout As Voting Commences In Oyo LG Election

Accreditation and voting commenced simultaneously today across many polling centres in Oyo State as the local government election got underway amid impressive turnout. The exercise held in the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council...

How the Federal Government intends to raise N9.1tn to fund 2018 budget

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, has explained how the N9.1tn revenue to finance the 2018 budget will be raised by the Federal Government. Speaking during the public presentation of the 2018...