Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

Six facts they don’t want you to know about Saraki

Samuel T. Adakole pays tribute to the patriotism, statesmanship and significant achievements of the Senate President Bukola Saraki in his leadership of the upper chamber of the National Assembly ...

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Anti-Igbo threat: Police fail to arrest Arewa youth leaders despite el-Rufai’s order …we insist on ultimatum to Igbos – Northern groups …Police tighten security nationwide

The police, on Thursday, failed to carry out a directive by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, to arrest some northern youths, who issued ...

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South-East governors warn northern leaders over ultimatum to Igbos to leave region

The South-East Governors` Forum has called on Northern leaders and other stakeholders to advise youths in the region to desist from making inflammatory statements that could heat up the polity ...

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Senate steps down N5 fuel levy bill, passes bill to protect whistle-blowers

The Senate has stepped down the controversial National Roads Funds Bill 2017, which proposed a levy of N5 per litre of petrol purchased by motorists ...

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Restructuring Nigeria not Buhari’s priority, says Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that given what the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari inherited, restructuring could not have been its priority ...

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FG denies sale, concession of refineries …to end fuel importation by 2019

The Federal Government said, yesterday, it has neither sold nor approved concession of the nation’s refineries to any individual or company ...

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Osinbajo visits Maiduguri despite security threat

A day after Book Haram insurgents attacked Maiduguri, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday landed there to launch the Federal Government Food Emergency Intervention in the North East ...

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Airforce denies involvement in coup plot

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has described as mischievous, allegations in the media of its involvement in a planned coup to remove President Muhammadu Buhari. ...

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2015: Army, DSS, police, others collected $115m bribe from Diezani— Witness

The Economic and Financial Commission on Thursday named some of the individuals and public officials who collected from an alleged bribe of $115m doled out ...

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Assets declaration: We have serious case against Saraki – FG tells CCT

The Federal Government on Thursday asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal to dismiss the no-case submission filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to fault ...

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