Governance

Dogara confirms re-election bid for House of Reps

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has announced plans to seek a re-election into the National Assembly come 2019. Dogara announced his decision ...

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Power sector: African leaders will laugh at Nigeria when they visit – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that Nigeria would be a laughing stock by leaders of the neighbouring countries if they visited the country and found that power supply was irregular ...

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FG yet to agree on minimum wage – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says the Committee on National Minimum Wage is yet to agree on a figure for the new minimum wage for the Nigerian workers ...

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Alleged forgery: Govt still investigating Adeosun’s certificate scandal – Presidency

In its first public reaction to the forgery allegation levelled against the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Presidency, yesterday, said the allegations were unproven, noting that naysayers were bent on nailing her ...

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2019: Why I want to be Nigeria’s president – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that his presidential aspiration was driven by an obsession for justice, fairness and respect for the rule of law. ...

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2019: Buhari not against e-voting, card reader – Presidency

The Presidency has rejected allegations by politicians and some newspaper editorials that President Muhammadu Buhari was against e-voting and the use of card readers in the upcoming elections because of his decision to decline ...

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Ekiti: I inherited N86bn debts from Fayemi in 2014 – Fayose

Outgoing governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti on Sunday allayed the concerns of governor-elect Kayode Fayemi, who feared he would inherit humongous debt nearing N117 billion ...

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Presidency denies bribery allegations against Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari

The presidency last night reacted with dismay to an allegation published by a national daily that Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, collected N29 million bribe for the award of a contract for the supply of 15 Hilux vehicles ...

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Buhari moves to recover $7bn bailout funds from commercial banks

The Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property is to recover the seven billion dollars bailout fund granted commercial banks between 2006 and 2008 ...

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Fed Govt tells media to stop negative reports about Buhari

The Nigerian Government has admonished the media to stop denigrating the person of President Muhammadu Buhari or his office through their platforms ...

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