Make PDP a Responsible Party – Oyegun Charges Secondus

Chairman of the All Progressives Congresss (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has formally congratulated the new chairman of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, charging him to make PDP a responsible opposition party. In a statement he personally signed and made available to the media, the ruling party boss however assure the PDP chairman of…

Just In: Ambode Presents N1.046tn Budget for 2018

The Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has presented the 2018 budget estimate before the Lagos State House of Assembly. The projected budget size is One Trillion, Forty-six Billion, One Hundred and Twenty-one Million, One Hundred and Eighty-one Thousand, Six Hundred and Eighty naira (N1,046,121). The budget has a recurrent expenditure of N347bn and a capital…

Saudi Arabian Cinemas to reopen next year after 35-year ban

The Saudi Arabian government has announced on Monday its discontinuation of a 35-year old ban on commercial cinemas in the Western-Asian country. The country’s ministry of culture and information has said it would begin issuing licences immediately assuring that that the first cinemas would commence operations by March 2018. The turnaround is an outcome of…

Secondus: APC Alleges PDP Punished South West Over Role in 2015 Election

The All Progressives Congress, on Sunday, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party, at its Saturday’s convention, decided to punish the South-West for voting against the PDP in the 2015 elections. The APC made this allegation in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi. It said the failure of…

No support for Trump’s Jerusalem move – EU tells Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow U.S. President Donald Trump’s lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump’s move. Netanyahu, arriving for a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels, said Trump’s move made peace in the Middle East possible “because…