Pray for Buhari, Atiku urges Nigerians

Former Vice President and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar, has called on Nigerians of all faiths to lift up President Muhammadu Buhari in prayers. In a press statement issued by his media office in Abuja on Friday, Mr. Abubakar said every one us is a mere mortal, irrespective of how […]

Tight security as Osinbajo visits Bayelsa

Security has been beefed up in Yenagoa, as the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, visits Bayelsa on Friday in continuation of his fact-finding tour of the Niger Delta region. Armed soldiers, policemen and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps personnel deployed for duties were visible on the streets and strategic parts of the Yenagoa, the […]

28 power stations generate 3,134 MWh/hour electricity

The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) says 28 power stations sent out average of 3,134mw/hour of electricity on Feb. 8, according to the industry’s website’s report in Abuja. The report obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, also indicated that the power sector also lost estimated N1, 043,000, 000 on Feb.8 due […]

Muslim clerics begin 10-day prayer, fasting for Buhari’s health

Some Muslims clerics in Maiduguri, Borno, on Friday said they had commenced a 10-day prayer and fasting for the health of President Muhammadu Buhari. Malam Uma Bolori, who spoke on behalf of the clerics said, “Our prayer is what President Buhari needs from Nigerians rather than rumours. “President Buhari deserves prayers from the people of […]

Fayose hails Osinbajo over nomination of Onnoghen as CJN

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has hailed the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, for sending the name of Justice Walter Onnoghen to the senate for confirmation as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). He‎ said: “The action of the Acting President has saved […]

Osinbajo meets Malami, IGP, Magu, others

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presided over a meeting of heads of security and anti-corruption agencies and some cabinet ministers. The agenda of the meeting was not disclosed. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami […]

Osinbajo reveals plots against anti-graft war

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that campaigns are being orchestrated against the anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Addressing labour leaders and civil society organisations at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday, Osinbajo said a bring-back-corruption campaign was being mounted in the social media. “The social media campaign of bring-back-corruption is […]

Manchester United ready to offer Mourinho contract extension

Manchester United are set to extend Jose Mourinho’s contract at the club, after only seven months as their manager. According to The Sun, the club’s heirachy will sit down with Mourinho at the end of this season, to discuss a one-year extension to the three-year deal he signed last summer. United chiefs are reported to […]

We will take Nigeria out of recession – Saraki assures

President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday said the National Assembly was committed to finding solutions to the recession ravaging the country. He made this known when he received the European Union (EU) delegation which visited him in Abuja. According to a statement by Chuks Okocha, his Special Assistant on Print Media, Saraki […]

What Buhari will do on economy – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will continue to roll out palliatives to cushion the pains of economic hardship. A statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi in Abuja, appealed to the citizenry to remain steadfast in the face of challenges. APC said this in reaction to […]