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    What ex-head of state, Yakubu Gowon said when he visited Benue State

    Nigeria’s former Head of State,General Yakubu Gowon, has expressed serious concerns over the security situation in the country, saying that the situation if not immediately addressed, could lead to a religious war. Gowon spoke on Saturday at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi, when he visited Governor Samuel Ortom to commiserate with the government and the […] More

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    INEC’ timetable for 2019 elections…party primaries to begin August 18 [See BREAKDOWN]

    Nigeria’s electorial body,the Independent National Electoral Commission has released guidelines and schedule of activities for the election ahead of 2019. This is just as the commission stated that it would make public its budget for the 2019 election on Thursday. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced the guidelines during a press conference in […] More

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    FAAC: What Nigerian govt, States, LGs shared for Month Of May

    On Friday, the three tiers of government have finally received the sum of N668.8bn as allocation for the month of May. This came after weeks of cold war over revenue underpayment by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation. Daily Post reports that the Director of Information in the Ministry of Finance, Mr Hassan Dodo confirmed the […] More

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    Auditor-General reveals How FAAC overpaid states N10bn in bailout funds

    Anthony Mkpe Ayine ,the head Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation has revealed that the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, overpaid states N10bn in bailout funds. President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the release of the funds in 2015 to help governors pay salaries in their various states, a loan facility that the states are […] More

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    Family of late Alex Ekwueme Visits President Buhari [PHOTOS]

    Today,President Muhammadu Buhari received Family of former Vice President ,Late Chief (Dr) Alex Ekwueme, at the State House in Abuja. The family of the former Vice President were in the state house to appreciate President Buhari for his support while he was ill and at the time of his funeral. Recalled ,the former Vice President […] More

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    Nigerian Senators protest Buhari’s ‘lopsided’ appointments

    On Thursday,there was uproar in the Senate over alleged lopsided appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari ,The Nation reports. Proceedings were held up for over 30 minutes as senators mostly of the South East extraction, took to the floor to convince their colleagues that “a grave injustice had been done to the zone in the spread […] More

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    Buhari moves against former President, Goodluck Jonathan over $2.1b Oil fraud

    Former President ,Goodluck Jonathan seeks protection following news that he is the next online to be probed over $2.1billion oil fraud. Jonathan who was hollydaying has allegedly dashed into Abuja to launch a protest, The Nation has learnt. Dr Jonathan is disturbed by the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari to probe how $2.1billion was illegally withdrawn […] More

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    Buhari makes new appointments [See Full list]

    On Wednesday, Nigerian Senate acknowledged receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to confirm two non-legal practitioners, Sen. Abba Ali from Katsina, representing North West and Mohammed Sagir from Niger, representing North Central as members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC). Buhari said their nomination was in compliance with Section 154(1) of the 1999 Constitution (as […] More

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    ”You are confused and incompetent to deal with national issues”- Obasanjo Attacks Buhari Again in a letter!

    On Wednesday,former President Olusegun Obasanjo attacked President Muhammadu Buhari again in a letter , stating that the president was confused and incompetent to deal with national issues. Obasanjo, who was represented by a former National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, said this during a summit organized by the Northern Elders […] More

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    Federal Government names new national carrier

      Buhari’s led Federal Government on Wednesday announced that the name of the proposed new National Carrier is ‘Nigeria Air’. Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this while unveiling the airline to investors at the ongoing Farnborough International Air Show in UK. The colour is green, white and green. Meanwhile, the government […] More

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    BREAKING: Former Chief Justice,Katsina Alu Is Dead!

    A former Nigeria’s Chief Justice, loysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu has passed on to glory at age 76. His daughter-inlaw, Nancy Eric Ter Katsina-Alu confirmed his demise via a message she wrore:; With sadness but total submission to the will of God, I announce the passing of my Father Inlaw Justice Katsina-Alu. Until his death, Katsina Alu, […] More