Speaker Dogara Receives President Buhari’s Resumption Letter

Turaki Adamu Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday received communication from President Muhammadu Buhari on his resumption to duty. Speaking shortly after the letter was handed over to him by the Senior Special Assistant to the Prsident on National Assembly matters (House of Reps) Hon. Suleiman Abdurhaman Kawu…

2017 Budget, Buhari’s Letters Dominate Senate’s Resumption of Plenary

  The 8th Senate returns to regular business on Tuesday as it continues work on the 2017 budget and several economic priority bills which are at different stages of their passage. Its President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki will also read the two pending letters from President Muhammadu Buhari on extension of his holiday in London……

Toke to continue book promotion in Kenya despite Maje’s legal threat

Not perturbed by a looming legal threat initiated by her ex-husband, Maje Ayida, media personality Toke Makinwa is preparing to take the promotion of her book entitled “On Becoming… ” to Kenya. Toke’s African International Tour is now set to berth in Kenya after the successful signing and reading session staged last week at the…

Dogs and a theatre of the Absurd

I love dogs. They are man’s best friend. Of all the animals in the world, a dog is the closest to humans. When we were in primary school, we heard about this famous Alsatian which belonged to a blind German, and which used to deliver letters for his master at the Airport Road Benin City….

Edo Guber: Sheriff Asks INEC To Recognise Iduoriyekwemwen As PDP Candidate

Barely seven days to the Edo State Governorship Election, former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has warned that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would face the music if it fails to recognize his candidate, Mathew Iduoriyekwemwen as the party’s candidate. Member representing Egor/Kpoba-Okha Federal Constituency, Hon Ehiozuwa…

Fuel scarcity looms as PENGASSAN threatens to resume strike

Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the federal government refuses to enforce the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. This was contained In a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour and Productivity dated August 22, 2016…

Shock As Buhari Receives Another Threat Letter

Another round of fuel scarcity looms as President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, September 2, was issued a threat letter from Oil workers, under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN. According to the union, ‎the federal government has for over a month, not kept to the agreement signed…

Another Fuel Crisis Looms As PENGASSAN Threatens Strike

Nigeria may be plunged into another round of fuel crisis as the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the Federal Government refuses to commence the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry. In a letter addressed to the…

Edo governorship election: Recognise my candidate not Makarfi’s – Sheriff begs INEC

Embattled factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Friday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to recognise his candidate, Mr. Mathew Iduoriyekwemwen, as the party’s flag bearer in the upcoming September 10, Edo State governorship election. In a letter submitted at the INEC’s office in Abuja, the former Borno…