Minister barred from distributing Buhari’s campaign caps at FEC

The Minister of  Communications, Adebayo Shittu, was Wednesday stopped from distributing  President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection election campaign caps at the cabinet meeting.  Shittu, who put on the cap with the inscription ‘Continuity ’19: Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo’, had brought a bag containing

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FG to Obasanjo: You’re too busy to notice Buhari’s feat on economy

The Federal Government has replied former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek reelection in 2019. Information Minister Lai Mohammed on Wednesday, at a press conference after the Federal Executive Council meeting, said Obasanjo might have

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Atiku only presidential hopeful APC fears – PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs. Chichi Obi has said the former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar remains the best alternative for 2019 presidency. She said Atiku is the only presidential hopeful out of other arrays of aspirants that

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Student unrest: Polytechnic Owo shut

By Tosin Ojoborun The management of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo has shut down the institution due to students unrest. The management took the decision yesterday when students protested against no school fees, no examination policy by the school authority. The

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Girls Education: ONE Takes Fight To African Leaders

By Victoria Apata With at least 53 million girls out of school in Africa, world renowned advocacy group, ONE, has taken the fight to African leaders to press home its “poverty is sexist” campaign. Stressing the need to harness the

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PDP Decries Demolition of Secretariat, Lashes out at APC

By JONATHAN IPAA, ABUJA The opposition PDP has alerted Nigerians and lovers of democracy over what it describes as a dangerous design by the ruling APC to dismantle democratic structures and truncate democracy. PDP alleged that its secretariat in Borno

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Senator Melaye says NNPC operates dubious bank account worth $141m

Kogi West All Progressives Congress senator, Dino Melaye, has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation of operating a dubious account in the name of the Nigerian government. The senator accused the corporation of owning major shares in a company which

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Prof Sagay: Obasanjo letter most inappropriate and most improper

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC , Prof Itse Sagay, has on Wednesday reacted to the special letter written by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, noting that Obasanjo has no

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Higher fines for traffic offenders in 2018 – FRSC corps marshal

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has said that fines payable by traffic offenders may be increased this year, noting that the penalty stipulated by the law is rather low. He also revealed that

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Powell to succeed Yellen as the US Fed chairman

Jerome Powell, an investment banker is now the new head of the United States Federal Reserve. His confirmation for the post was made by the US  Senate on Tuesday . Powell, a current Fed governor, was confirmed by a vote

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