Khashoggi: Tunisians tell Saudi Crown Prince to stay away

Tunisians stage protest against Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi Dozens of Tunisian rights activists and journalists staged a small protest on Monday against a planned visit by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The Tunisians said Prince Salman will not be welcomed in their country over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Tunisia […]

Buhari rebukes Oshiomhole’s NWC

Buhari: tells Oshiomhole’s NWC that APC members have a right to go to court President Muhammadu Buhari has publicly disagreed with the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress over the right of aggrieved members to seek redress in court. In a statement by Femi Adesina, the president’s media adviser, President Buhari stressed that […]

Benue killings: Gov. Ortom drags Akume to Tiv Traditional Council

Benue State Gov. Samuel Ortom By Nicholas Dechi Gov. Samuel Ortom has said that he will report Sen. George Akume to the Supreme Assembly of the Tiv Traditional Council following comments credited to the senator that Benue Government was behind violence in the state. Akume, a former governor of the North-Central state, was recently quoted as […]

Minimum wage: Labour urges Buhari to send bill to NASS

Ayuba Wabba: NLC President The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to address the lingering issue onthe new national minimum wage by immediately forwarding an executive bill to the National Assembly to legalise the recommendation of the tripartite Committee. President of Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba said Nigerian workers were […]

Bill to declare June 12 Democracy Day not political —Rep

National Assembly By Taiye Agbaje Rep Edward Pwajok, Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business, says the motive behind the bill to declare June 12 as Democracy Day instead of the current May 29 has no political coloration. The lawmaker, who represents Jos North/Jos East Federal Constituency of Plateau, made the clarification on Monday in […]

Birthday gifts to slain soldiers families – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, PDP Presidential candidate The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has ask those wishing to contribute to the celebration of  his birthday to channel their contributions to support the families and relatives of the dead soldiers. Atiku made the appeal in a statement issued on Monday by its Campaign […]

GOV SANI-BELLO MOURNS FORMER MILITARY GOVERNOR, NORTH CENTRAL STATE, BRIG GEN ABBA KYARI

Niger State Governor, Alh. Abubakar Sani-Bello has described the death of the former Military Governor of the now defunct North-Central State, Brigadier Abba Kyari (Rtd) as a great loss to the entire nation. Governor Sani-Bello in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, said that the Late elder statesmen […]

PRESIDENT BUHARI INSISTS THE COURT IS LAST OPTION FOR THE AGGRIEVED

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed that if anyone is displeased with the way and manner anything has been done, and feels deprived of his/her rights, then such a person is at liberty to approach the courts for redress. Reacting to the position of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which recently forbade members from dragging the […]

PDP govs, leaders work for Buhari’s re-election

By Onwuka Nzeshi, Anule Emmanuel and Onyekachi Eze New Telegraph EXCLUSIVE: PDP govs, leaders work for Buhari’s re-election Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, indications have emerged that some governors and chieftains of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The governors, it was […]

APC ta kuntata wa ‘ya’yanta — Gwamnan Nasarawa

APC ta kuntatawa ‘ya’yanta — Gwamnan Nasarawa Gwamnan jihar Nasarawa da ke Najeriya Umaru Tanko Almakura ya ce jam’iyyarsu ta APC ta kuntatawa wasu manyan ‘ya’yanta shi ya sa suka yi fushi da ita. Gwamna Almakura na cikin ‘yan kwamitin da APC ta nada domin yin sulhu da ‘yan jam’iyyar da suka fusata da ita […]