Buhari’s Comment On Youths Shameful, Nigerians Lament …Nigerian Youth Not Lazy -PDP …Youths ’ll Vote Against Him -Fayose

Some Nigerian politicians have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment that Nigerian youths are lazy. Buhari, last Wednesday, during a panel discussion at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, London, said that many Nigerian youth are uneducated, not ready to work and dependent on revenue from oil to survive. Buhari, who declared earlier in April…

Police Recover Senate Mace Under Bridge …National Disgrace -NAPS …Sack Service Chiefs Now -Enugu Lawmakers … Senate Summons IGP,DG DSS

The Senate has confirmed receipt of the snatched mace, which was recovered and returned by the police. The Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, made the confirmation in his opening address at the plenary, yesterday. Ekweremadu said the Senate would insist on the arrest and prosecution of the suspects, saying that the Inspector-General…

2019: Synergise For Victory, Secondus Tells PDP NEC …As Party Settles Ekiti Crisis

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has called on members of the former ruling party to close ties ahead of the 2019 general elections. He said as Nigeria inches towards another political year, there was need for aggrieved members of the party to be reconciled before the polls. Secondus…

Soot: RSG Set To Sue FG, IOCs

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has threatened that the state government would institute a legal action against the Federal Government and the International Oil Companies (IOCs) over the environmental pollution caused by soot in the state. Wike disclosed this last Wednesday, when a delegation of the United Nations visited him in Government House,…

‘Herdsmen Attack Claims 257 Lives’ …As Gunmen Invade Police Station, Kill Officer

Over 257 persons were reportedly killed following the incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers, so far this year, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has said. Mustapha disclosed this, yesterday, at the opening ceremony of the Federal and States Security Administrators’ Meeting (FSSAM), taking place in Katsina State. The…

2019: We ‘ll Not Endorse Buhari -Ohaneze

The pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo has disassociated itself from the proposed endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for 2019 elections by some Igbo group working under the umbrella of Ohaneze. Ohaneze explained that endorsement for any candidate including Buhari will be after wide consultations. But the group also said its position on the purported…

Group Tasks Parties On Voters’ Register Credibility

The Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has expressed worries that no political party or individual has bothered to verify the integrity and credibility of the voters’ register provided by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) since 2011. ISDMG’s Executive Director, Dr Chima Amadi, who briefed newsmen, yesterday in Abuja, said that there would be…

FG To Open Loko-Oweto Bridge In Dec

Mr Bola Aganaba, the North-Central Deputy Director of Highways, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing,  says the Loko-Oweto bridge and its adjoining roads will be open for traffic in December. Aganaba told newsmen in Abuja,yesterday that the contractors handling the bridge and the adjoining roads were on ground to achieve the target. The bridge,…