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By admin On 20 Apr, 2017 At 01:19 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Prof Yakubu INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the commencement of its Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) on April 27. The commission in a statement issued at the end of a meeting between the management, Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and Administrative Secretaries (ASs) from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), […]


By admin On 20 Apr, 2017 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday took a stagy step to manage the damaging image problems created for his anti-corruption crusade by suspending the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. The two senior officials of the government are to be […]


By admin On 11 Apr, 2017 At 01:29 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
nasir_el-rufai

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday made public his monthly pay slip and specifics of security budget as demanded by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. He challenged the National Assembly leadership to release the budget and all allowances of the legislature to the public. The governor’s action followed the face-off between […]


By admin On 10 Apr, 2017 At 01:12 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Rauf Aregbesola

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Governor Rauf Aregbesola for promoting policies and programmes designed to eradicate unemployment, poverty and hunger in the state. He said Osun has been a model of social intervention programme in the country as some of its policies were adopted by the federal government. Buhari, who made the remark in Osogbo, […]


By admin On 10 Apr, 2017 At 01:46 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
President Muhammadu Buhari

Rattled by reports that the United Kingdom was planning to lift the lid on owners of property in that country, Nigerians, especially politically exposed persons, who own property in the UK  have begun moves to dispose of the property. LEADERSHIP gathered that, following the revelation last week of efforts being made to expose them, many […]


By admin On 7 Apr, 2017 At 01:44 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
apc-pdp

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has described as rejects, its members that are currently decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The party insisted that its chieftain in Asari-Toru local government area of the state, Orolosama Amachree , who recently decamped to the PDP, had been on its surveillance following his alleged […]


By admin On 7 Apr, 2017 At 01:06 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Goodluck Jonathan

Attempts by former President Goodluck Jonathan to end the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) hit rock bottom yesterday as the national chairman of the Party, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, stormed out of a stakeholders’ meeting convened by the former Nigerian leader. This is even as the former president setup a 40-man committee […]


By admin On 7 Apr, 2017 At 01:21 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
Prof Yakubu INEC

The Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) has called for stiffer conditions for the registration of political parties in the country, with a proposal that section 78, subsections 3 and 4 of the Electoral Act be amended. The said subsections of section 78 of the Electoral Act stipulates that “any political association that meets the conditions stipulated […]


By admin On 7 Apr, 2017 At 01:44 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
House-of-Representatives

The presidency observed yesterday that disagreement between the legislature and the executive in a democracy was normal and should not be misinterpreted as a rift. Senior special assistant to the president on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, who stated this explained that the two arms were both working together for the benefit of […]


By admin On 7 Apr, 2017 At 01:48 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
National assembly senate

SenateThe Senate yesterday  urged the minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun to release the balance of N15billion left in the 2016 budget to fund the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to prevent renewed agitation and militancy in the Niger Delta region due to the Federal Government’s failure to adequately fund the programme. The upper legislative chamber also […]


By admin On 6 Apr, 2017 At 01:20 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari vowed yesterday that his administration will bluntly confront Nigeria’s economic challenges the way it tackled corruption and insecurity head on, with a view to fixing the country’s ailing economy. He made the declaration when he formally launched Nigeria’s Economic Recovery & Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) at the presidential villa, Abuja. […]



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