The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has pointedly told the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar that he lacks the moral justification to accuse the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of not achieving in office. Mohammed who cautioned presidential candidates against downplaying the...
Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has said that he issued six executive orders in his first week in office because he wanted to "dismantle the illegalities and clear the mess I Inherited". A statement issued by Adeleke's spokesman, Olawale Rasheed, quoted him as saying this at a thanksgiving service at...
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has expressly told the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties not to waste money for electioneering in the state, adding that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was the only party to beat in next year’s general elections. Wike, spoke during the State...
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, said the stunted development being experienced at the local government level was caused by state governors and local government officials who pocket money meant for the councils. President Buhari, who flayed the governors over what he described as poor governance at the grassroots, said this...
The vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Kashim Shettima got on the wrong side of his Labour Party counterpart, Datti Baba-Ahmed on Thursday, as the later said he is intellectually lazy. Baba-Ahmed, who sarcastically applauded Shettima, over his “improved dress sense” to public functions, however described...
The governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Bassey Albert has been sentenced to 42 years in prison for corruption. Albert, a former Akwa Ibom State commissioner for finance, was senteneced on Thursday by a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, in a case prosecuted by the Economic and...
The Federal Government, on Wednesday, shifted the blame for the growing poverty in the country on state governors, saying they are responsible. The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, made this assertion at a press briefing in the State House in Abuja on Wednesday, shortly after...
The Osun State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, said sacked chairmen and councillors who were elected during the October 15, 2022 local government elections, are to remain in office since the judgement nullifying their elections have been appealed. The resolution was contained in a statement by the Press Secretary to...
The Nigeria Police Force has said that the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba is not aware of any court order reinstating a senior police officer, Patrick Okoli. The police was reacting to the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, sentencing the IGP to three months...
The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba has been sentenced to three months in prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for flouting a 2011 court order. Baba was sentenced following a suit that was filed by a police officer, Patrick Okoli, who was unlawfully and compulsorily retired...