Politics

“I Was Attacked In Ekiti, They Nearly Broke My Head” – Ayo Fayose Cries Out

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose, has on Friday revealed how he escaped attack by a whisker while leaving the House of Assembly in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. Ayo Fayose, who appeared at the Assembly on Friday on the invitation of the legislative body, said; “It was on our way from the Assembly that some people trailed ...

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Sani Shehu Is Now A Blogger After He Lost Out During Election Against Me – El-Rufai Boasts

Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufai, has bragged that one of his arch rival and political enemy, Senator Shehu Sani, has become a blogger after he lost out in the Kaduna Central Senatorial election held in February this year. Sani left the All Progressives Congress (APC) after clashes with El-Rufai to join the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) where he lost ...

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“Why We Closed Nigeria’s Border With Benin Republic” – Pres. Buhari Speaks

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic to the massive smuggling activities especially of rice, going on,on that corridor. The President gave this reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice Talon, on the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), in Yokohama, Japan on Wednesday. ...

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Nigeria’s N24 Trillion Debt Is “Not Too High” – Finance Minister Says

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigeria’s debt profile is not too much of a worry as is widely believed. According to a report by the Debt Management office (DMO) in March has it that Nigeria’s total public debt currently stands at N24 trillion, This is double the debt profile that President Muhammadu ...

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Minimum Wage:”We Will Start Paying Minimum Wage From September 2019″- El-Rufai Says

Minimum Wage: The executive council of Kaduna state has said that it has approved payment of the new national minimum wage and consequential adjustments to civil servants with effect from September 1, 2019. This was made known by Muyiwa Adekeye, media aide of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, noted that the decision was taken at an executive council meeting ...

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“My Administration Have Made Great Progress” – Pres. Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that his administration is working hard to change Nigeria for Nigerians in the area of infrastructure. According to Buhari who made this known via his Twitter handle, he said his administration would do everything required to achieve this. See Tweet Below; We are determined to change the narrative for Nigerians in the area of infrastructure. ...

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“Except For Newspapers, I Have No Knowledge Of My Ministry” – Aregbesola Admits

Former Osun state governor and Newly-inaugurated Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has announced his decision to formally resume work with immediate effect at the Ministry next Monday, conceding that he lacks knowledge of how the ministry operates as the little he knows about it was what he gleaned from the pages of newspapers. Aregbesola who disclosed this Wednesday in ...

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“It Took Me Over A Year To Understand My Job As Education Minister”– Adamu Adamu Reveals

Newly inaugurated minister of education, Adamu Adamu has revealed that it took him over a year to understand how the Federal Ministry of Education works after previously serving and being retained as head of the same agency by President Buhari. He made this confessional statement while speaking to newsmen after being inaugurated alongside other Ministers, Adamu said he had to ...

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“Attack Us And Get Deported Back To Nigeria” – South-East Governors Replies Nnamdi Kanu

State governors from the South-East region has replied Nnamdi Kanu, leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) threat to be attacked by its members anytime they travel abroad. The governors dared him to try it and see if he will not be deported back to Nigeria. Mr Kanu, who heads the secessionist group demanding the restoration of the defunct Biafra ...

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Nigerians Are Poor, Hoping For A Better Life – Pres. Buhari Tells Ministers Designate

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Tuesday told the Ministers Designate that Nigerians have great expectation in the current government. The Presidential said this while speaking at a retreat for the Ministers Designate expected to be inaugurated on Wednesday, President Buhari said that majority of Nigerians are poor and hoping for a better life. He said that the retreat was the ...

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