POLITICAL

PDP dissociates self from APDA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied having any association with newly-unveiled Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA). The National Caretaker Committee of the party made the clarification in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye, on Monday in ...

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BREAKING: Dokpesi, other notable politicians float new political party, APDA

A new political party, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) was floated by Raymond Dokpesi, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and some other politicians – on Monday. Dan Anyanwu, former chairman of the Labour Party, is also at the ...

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Senate set to look into high interest rate

Senate President Bukola Saraki has promised that the Senate will look into the high interest rate charged by banks in the country. “It is likely that we will debate it this week,” Saraki said during an interactive session with journalists on ...

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APC records landslide victory in Benue local government polls

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission announced on Sunday that the All Progressive Congress, APC), had won all the 23 local government chairmanship seats in the elections held on Saturday. It also announced that the party won all the councillorship ...

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Osinbajo’s aide denies nepotism charges, says the Acting President appoints people from the north

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Legal Matters, Dr Bilkisu Saidu has dismissed recent nepotism charges credited to a faceless Social Media contributor using the name Ismaila Farouk from Zamfara State regarding appointments made by Acting President ...

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Buhari recovering fast, returns soon – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari, the First Lady of Nigeria has disclosed that her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari is recovering fast and will soon return home.   She gave the update on the President’s health in a message to the 23rd Annual Ramadan ...

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Probably it is my ghost that did double registration – Yahaya Bello

Following accusations of double registration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and Kogi state APC, Governor Yahaya Bello has denied taking part in the ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise. Speaking with reporters after observing Ju’maat prayer at the ...

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Reps summon finance minister, AGF over N17 billion office equipment contract

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, over alleged payment of N17 billion for procurement of office equipment. It also summoned the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, and ...

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House of Reps reject bill seeking to establish Eouth-East commission

The House of Representatives rejected a bill seeking the establishment of the South-East Development Commission, after it was put to a voice vote by speaker, Yakubu Dogara. Some of the lawmakers argued that the timing of the bill was not ...

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Presidency explains why Osinbajo postponed budget signing

A Presidency official has explained why the budget signing ceremony billed for today did not hold. The official attributed it to the extensive consultations between the  presidency and ministers, on one hand and  National Assembly members  on the other. The National Assembly ...

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