Senate To Sanction Senators Who Wrote Petitioned On Forged Rule Book, Institute Lawsuit

Indications have emerged that as the senate, which has been on recess since June 23, reconvenes this morning, there are concerns that senators may commence moves to sanction some members, believed to have been responsible for “bringing the image of the senate to public disrepute.” In particular, the senators are expected to sanction some members who […]

Diezani Madueke Is In A Critical Condition In A London Hospital – Family

Some family members of the immediate past minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke have appealed to Nigerians, especially her critics to let her be. Mrs Allison-Madueke is said to be in a critical condition from an undisclosed ailment in a London hospital. “Our daughter has been in hospital where is receiving treatment for some […]

Jonathan Was Reluctant To Leave Power – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reflected on the activities surrounding the last general elections and concluded that his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan only conceded defeat reluctantly. Buhari had before now hailed Jonathan for exhibiting the spirit of sportsmanship, which is often very rare among Nigerian politicians when they lose in a crucial electoral contest. The president […]

States to draw from N300bn bailout funds soon – Presidency

The implementation of a three-pronged financial intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to assuage workers plight and support the states is now in progress, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President, Laolu Akande said on Monday. Specifically, state governments will start benefiting from the special intervention fund of between N250B to N300B in a matter of […]

House crisis: Buhari meets APC Reps members Monday

Ahead of resumption of the National Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet with members of the All Progressives Congress caucus   in the House of Representatives on Monday. The meeting, The Eagle Online gathered is aimed at resolving the lingering leadership crisis that has engulfed the Lower Chamber since its inauguration on June 9. […]

The Slogan Of Change Require Change In Attitude – Governor Bello

The Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has commended the Nigeria Military School, Zaria for remaining steadfast in maintaining academic excellence and moulding young men to become great personalities in all works of life. Governor Abubakar stated this today as special guest of honour at the 2015 speech and prize giving day of the school. […]

Senate crisis: NASS Clerk faces trial as Police establish forgery

The Police appear to have established a case of forgery of the Senate Standing Orders 2015 which paved the way for the June 9, 2015 emergence of Dr. Bukola Saraki as Senate President and Chief Ike Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President. There were indications yesterday that the police might charge the  Clerk to the National […]

Buhari Plans To Bomb Niger Delta – Ijaw Youth Council

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of planning to invade the Niger Delta with federal troops. The group in a statement on Saturday by its spokesman, Eric Omare, said that the Federal Government would begin the deployment of the military this week and called on the international community and the people […]

Waheed Odusile Emerges NUJ President

The Nigeria Union of Journalist has elected Mr. Abdulwaheed Odusile of the Nation Newspapers as its new president. He succeeds Malam Garba Mohammed. Osusile was declared winner of the keenly contested election by the returning officer and Director, African Affairs, International Federation of Journalists, Mr. Gabriel Baglow. He, at the National Delegates Conference of NUJ […]