Author Archives: The Citizen

Presidency denies issuing travel ban list

The Presidency has denied issuing a list of Nigerians affected by a travel ban as it also clarified that the Executive Order No. 6 is not a political weapon against opposition but part of revolutionary efforts to rid Nigeria of corruption ...

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Ex-President Jonathan appeals to South East zone to accept Atiku’s choice of running mate

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday appealed to the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East zone to support the party’s presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in his choice of Mr. Peter Obi ...

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Poly lecturers issue 21-day strike notice

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has issued a 21-day ultimatum for the government to address the lingering issues bothering welfare and funding ...

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Presidency to avoid confrontations with NASS over funding for 2019 polls – Enang

The federal government yesterday foreclosed any confrontation with the National Assembly over how to source the approved funds for the 2019 general election in the country ...

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Fed Govt to borrow $2.8bn with Eurobond

Despite its excruciating debt service burden that has already drawn the red flag of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other multilateral finance institutions, the Federal Government, yesterday, confirmed it would soon ...

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Shittu sues APC, INEC over NYSC row

Ahead of the decision of the Presidency on his fate, Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu has filed an action at the Federal High Court, Abuja against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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Gov. Ganduje discredits alleged bribe video

Kano state government has discredited the trending video portraying Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje collecting some dollars as bribe from a contractor. The Commissioner of Information, ...

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Presidential aspirant, Ezekwesili challenges Buhari to debate

Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a 20 hour debate to defend his achievements or ...

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2019: PDP South East caucus Chairman okays Atiku, Obi ticket

The Chairman of the South East Senate Caucus, Enyinnaya Abaribe has thrown his weight behind the candidacy of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and his ...

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Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed

In response to the International Monetary Fund’s recommendation that Nigeria increases its revenue through tax, Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has said the country has no ...

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