Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Defection fever spikes as Saraki, Ortom, Tambuwal, Ahmed meet PDP leaders

Senate President Bukola Saraki and some governors met with the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, and other leaders of the party on Wednesday in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital ...

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Killings: Buhari is confused, incompetent – Obasanjo writes Northern Elders Forum

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again attacked the Federal Government, stating that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is incompetent and incapable of addressing the killings and poverty in the country ...

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Northern Elders, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others tell Buhari to stop killings or quit presidency

A gathering of political and societal leaders across the country on Wednesday met in Abuja, asking the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to stop the rising spate of killings across the country or quit ...

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N242.4bn election fund: Buhari plans to frustrate 2019 polls as sure defeat looms, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of seeking what it described as surreptitious ploys to frustrate the conduct of the 2019 general elections ...

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Workers to know new minimum wage in August – TUC

The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria, Mr. Bobboi Kaigama, announced on Wednesday that a new amount agreed on by the Federal Government and labour to serve as Nigeria’s new minimum wage would be announced next month ...

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FG unveils name, logo of new national carrier

The Federal Government on Wednesday unveiled the name of the nation’s carrier, as well as the logo at the Farnborough International Air Show in London ...

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Lawmakers approve N348bn outstanding subsidy claims for oil marketers

The Senate has approved the payment of =N=348 billion as outstanding subsidy claims to 74 petroleum marketers. This followed adoption of interim report of its Committee on ...

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Senate declares two seats vacant

The Senate has declared vacant the seats of two deceased lawmakers. The senators are Mustapha Bukar of Katsina North senatorial district who died on April ...

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Osun APC guber primary holds Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) primary to elect its candidate for the forthcoming Osun governorship election has been postponed from Thursday July 19, till Friday ...

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Ex-Pres. Jonathan mourns Katsina-Alu

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with the family of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu who died Wednesday at the age of 76, ...

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