Zainab Ahmed is Finance Minister – Presidency

Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday clarified the current status of the former minister of state for budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed. Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari redeployed Mrs Ahmed to the finance ministry to take over in supervisory capacity following the resignation of the former minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun. Mrs Adeosun resigned…

Buhari Orders IG to Stop Proposed Arrest of Adeleke

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police had earlier invited Adeleke to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for the purpose of arraigning him on charges…

Police Tool of Oppression, Intimidation – Adeleke

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has condemned the police invitation to him over the allegation of certificate forgery. The candidate spoke through the Director-General of his Campaign Organisation, Chief Lere Oyewumi, at a press conference on Wednesday night. He said the certificate issue had been tried…

The Economist Releases Intelligence Report on Political and Economic Outlook of Nigeria

The Economist has released a report on the political and economic activities of Nigeria. The report which was originally published on September 6 is tagged Economist Intelligence Unit Report’ Below is the details of the report in words and original PDF copy: Political and economic outlook • The president, Muhammadu Buhari, is expected to lose…

WAEC Confirms Adeleke Sat for 1981 Exams, Shows Candidate Failed English Language

The West African Examinations Council has confirmed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981. WAEC stated this in a court filing which…

FG Suspends Nigerian Air Indefinitely

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday, announced the suspension of the planned national carrier, Nigeria Air. On his Twitter handle, @hadisirika, Sirika tweeted: I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. All commitments due will be honoured….

Toyin Saraki Mourns Dead Midwife , Calls For Release Of Co-Workers

Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Global Goodwill Ambassador of the International Confederation of Midwives, has condemned in the strongest terms the murder of International Committee of the Red Cross midwife Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa. Mrs Saraki commented: “The murder of Saifura, a midwife who bravely left her home to help those in need, is…