South-East senators reacts, allege Buhari’s new appointments lopsided

South-east senators have angrily reacted, alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari new appointments seeking legislative confirmation into the board of the Federal Emergency Road Maintenance Agency is lopsided. Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, raised a point or order at the Plenary session, to protest against non-compliance by the President with his appointment of heads…

Ekiti Guber: PDP slams INEC, says it has fact on how election was rigged

The Peoples Democratic Party has severely criticized the Independent National Electoral Commission, while stating that they have what it called “facts” on how the last Saturday July 14, governorship election was allegedly rigged in Ekiti State. This was revealed by the national leadership, as it said members of its National Working Committee met in Abuja on…

2019 presidential election: IBB chooses Kabiru Turaki ahead of Atiku

FORMER military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has endorsed the agenda of a Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant Alhaji Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, saying the programnes are capable of transforming Nigeria. Note that the former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, had made spirited efforts to curry the favour of IBB to no avail. General Babangida made…

Umeh blasts Okorocha, threatens to expose him

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district, Victor Umeh yesterday blasted Imo Governor Rocha’s Okorocha, describing him as a trickster and threatened to expose him for describing him as a non performing lawmaker. Briefing the Senate press corps on Wednesday, the lawmaker expressed regrets for…

Senate to investigate Kachikwu over oil and gas lease renewal

Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Petroleum Resources Upstream to investigate the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and the Department of Petroleum Resources over the ongoing lease renewal being undertaken by him. The Senate resolved that the Committee should investigate and report the anomalies in the ongoing lease renewal process and identify…

Police arrests 3 Boko Haram sub-Commanders, 17 others

Nigerian Police Force in Borno has arrested 3 Boko Haram sub-Commanders, 2 logistics suppliers and 17 fighters responsible for the kidnap of Chibok school girls and several other terrorist act perpetuated in the in the North Eastern region of the country. Parading the suspected terrorists yesterday at the Borno state Police Command Headquarters in Maiduguri,…

Buahri signs MOU in Hague, returns today

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday rounded up his official visit to the Netherlands with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU on bilateral consultations at Schedeldoekshaven, Hague, and also met with members of staff at the Nigerian Embassy. The president who is expected back in the country today, speaking in a statement by his Special…