We Are Confronting Infrastructure Deficit Head-On – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government will continue to invest heavily in the provision of infrastructure in a bid to confront the deficits facing the country. President Buhari during a working visit to Ondo State to commission some projects on Tuesday stated that Nigerians have been starved of adequate infrastructure due to... Continue Reading →

Ex-PDP Spokesman, Metuh, Jailed Seven Years, To Return N375m

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday convicted and sentenced a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, to seven years’ imprisonment for money laundering arising from his activities preceding the 2015 presidential election which his party lost. Justice Okon Abang, delivering judgment at the proceedings which lasted over six... Continue Reading →

Turmoil In Malaysia As Prime Minister Resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned Monday in a move analysts said appeared to be an effort to form a new coalition and block the succession of leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim. The shock move followed weekend political drama that saw an attempt by Anwar’s rivals within his own “Pact of Hope” coalition — which stormed to... Continue Reading →

Labour, NBA, others flay Buhari for backing National Assembly jumbo pay

Organized labour and the Nigerian Bar Association have disagreed with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for saying that members of the National Assembly are not overpaid for the work they do. They said it was not only disappointing but also appalling for the President to overlook the country’s economic reality and the suffering... Continue Reading →

Hope Uzodinma Visits Buhari, Seeks Refund Of N32bn To Imo

Imo State governor on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari requesting for a refund of state funds spent building federal roads in the state. Governor Hope Uzodimma while briefing state house correspondents after the private meeting with the President said the state is in financial distress and that the refunded money will help with the payment... Continue Reading →

Bayelsa Poll: Why We Declared Douye Diri As Winner After Supreme Court Ruling – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday declared Senator Douye Diri as the winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa State. Senator Diri contested the election held on November 16 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Days later, INEC had returned elected the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David... Continue Reading →

Diri Receives Certificate Of Return As Bayelsa Gov-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, issued a Certificate of Return to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Douye Diri. INEC earlier declared him as the winner of the November 16 governorship election held in Bayelsa State. A few minutes after INEC’s pronouncement, Odiri and his deputy arrived at the electoral’s body headquarters... Continue Reading →

VIDEO: Bayelsa APC Youths On Rampage Over Supreme Court Judgement Sacking David Lyon

No David Lyon, no governor - APC Youths in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital set fire on the road ahead of the inauguration of New Governor This is coming after the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole threatened that there won't be any other person sworn in the state if its APC's David Lyon Journalism101 reports. At... Continue Reading →

INEC Deregisters 74 Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered seventy-four political parties. This suggests that only eighteen political parties survived the deregistration process. The commission carried out a review of the performance of political parties after the 2019 general elections to see which parties qualify to exists. The Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this... Continue Reading →

Group Gives Uzodinma Two Weeks To Vacate Office

A pro-Biafran group, Biafra Zionists Federation, on Tuesday, gave the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, a two-week ultimatum to vacate the State Government House. Leader of the group, Mr. Benjamin Onwuka, gave the ultimatum at a press briefing, in Enugu on Tuesday. He described Uzodinma as “an impostor who will never enjoy the support of... Continue Reading →

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