Niger state governor, Alhaji (Dr) Abubakar Sani Bello has said that governance  is a collective responsibility which requires sacrifice, attitudinal change, commitment and team spirit. The governor stated this at  the opening of a retreat organized by the state for  top political and public  office holders  which held in  Kaduna. “From the beginning , we […]

How I was betrayed at PDP’s national convention in Port Harcourt — Ali Modu Sheriff

The crisis within the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party is far from over, with Ali Modu Sheriff claiming he remained the national chairman of the party, despite being sacked by a national convention. Mr. Sheriff was sacked at the PDP convention held on Saturday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and the National Executive […]

Court Orders Okonjo-Iweala, Others To Account For Nigeria’s ‘Missing N30trn’

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered a former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and the Federal Government to “provide information on the spending of the alleged missing N30 trillion which represents some accruable income to the Federal Government during the last four years of the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.” The judgment […]

Kidnapped Kwara APC chairman, secretary freed

The kidnapped  Kwara State  Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Ishola Balogun- Fulani and Secretary of the party, Bode Adekanye, have been freed. This was continued in a statement issued by the Kwara APC Publicity Secretary, Sulyman Buhari, on Saturday. According to Buhari, the duo was rescued by the Kogi State Police Command in collaboration […]

N23bn Diezani bribe: EFCC arrests ex-Zamfara gov, others

In continuation of its investigations into the $115m (N23bn) bribe allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Sunday PUNCH learnt the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday arrested a former Governor of Zamfara State, Mamuda Shinkafi; a former Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State, Aminu Nahuce; and Senator Hassan […]

Now is the time to invest in Nigeria — Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said there is no better time than now to invest in the Nigerian economy especially in the area of agriculture. Atiku said this at the ground breaking ceremony of Rico Gado Nutrition Factory, in Abuja, on Saturday. The former Vice President who has substantial interest in the agro-allied factory […]

BREAKING: PDP govs shun Sheriff, appoint Makarfi caretaker chairman

Governor in the Peoples Democratic Party have decided to ignore the announcement by the National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, that its national convention has been cancelled. A governor told our correspondent that a former Governor of Kaduna, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi as the party’s caretaker national chairman and that they are going […]

Kwara APC Chairman, Secretary kidnapped

The Kwara State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Ishola Fulani-Balogun, and the Secretary of the party, Chief Bode Adekanye, were on Friday kidnapped by unknown gunmen along Abuja-Lokoja Road. Source said the two APC chieftains were returning to Kwara State after attending the ongoing case of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at […]