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FG replies PDP – No going back on Executive Order

Abuja—The Federal Government spoke defiantly last night, saying it had no intention whatsoever to withdraw the Executive Order, which President Muhammadu Buhari signed into force last week to preserve assets of corrupt persons and institutions under prosecution. The government said it acted in the best interest of Nigeria in putting …

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Northern youths kick as Northwest APC lawmakers endorse Buhari

The leadership of the Arewa Youth Forum on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve any endorsement for the 2019 presidency. Reacting to a purported endorsement by some serving All Progressives Congress’s lawmakers from the Northwest in Kaduna, the AYF’s National President, Alhaji Gambo Gujungu, said Buhari was not …

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2019: Buhari’s campaign team in search of funds

LAGOS—Two hundred and twenty one (221) days to the 2019 presidential election, foot soldiers of the Muhammadu Buhari campaign are in desperate search for funds to prosecute the election, Vanguard has learned. The desperation of the campaigners may have been compounded by verbal instructions by the presidency not to use …

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CNPP advises INEC

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties on Sunday challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies to ensure that the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti State is free and fair. The body also called on Civil Society Organisations, media and election observers “to be extra-vigilant and expose all forms …

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Presidency warns against fake news, inflammatory statements

The Federal Government has appealed to all its citizens as well as members of the international community to refrain from spreading false stories and inflammatory statements concerning the recent herder-farmer clashes. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, gave the warning in a …

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Dissolves Cabinet

Governor Samuel Ortom has approved a partial dissolution of the Benue State Executive Council. A Statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Anthony Ijoho, SAN, says four commissioners and seven special advisers are to however retain their portfolios. The four Commissioners are Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, …

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Ekiti guber polls: FRSC to deploy 500 men, 24 vehicles

FRSC) is to deploy 500 personnel for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti. The Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, disclosed this in an SMS alert to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday. Kazeem said 24 vehicles, including 3 ambulances, would also be deployed …

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2019 Election: No Vacancy In Rivers State – Bukola Saraki

Today Senator Bukola Saraki, President of the Nigerian Senate laid the foundation stone of Train 2 of the Indorama Fertilizer Plant in Eleme, Rivers State. The Senate President commended the host community and the Rivers State Government for being receptive to foreign investment and attracting a whooping $3.2bdirect investment into …

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2019: 30 senators, 60 Reps dump APC as they join R-APC

Members of the newly launched reformed All Progressives Congress(R-APC) are said to have kick-started moves aimed at ensuring their defection to the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in a matter of weeks. Sources close to members of the APC faction in the National Assembly said development would …

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Kaduna R-APC inaugurates state exco, says APC has failed

A faction of the All Progressives Congress, known as Reformed-All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State has inaugurated its state executive committee members. It said the APC had failed the electorate. A retired army officer, Col. Dauda Gora, is the State Chairman of the R-APC in Kaduna State. Other members of …

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Supreme court affirms Ugwuanyi’s election as Enugu governor

Awards N1m Cost Against Plaintiff Senator Eze Congratulates Gov, Pledges Support The Supreme Court, yesterday, declined to remove Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi from office over allegation that he was illegally nominated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the April 11, 2015 governorship election. The apex court dismissed …

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