Rerun poll: A’Ibom PDP mocks Akpabio, says ex-gov scared of another defeat

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has mocked the Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio,  saying he withdrew from the rerun poll to avoid another defeat.... Read more »

Okogie knocks Buhari, says Nigeria sliding into military dictatorship

Emeritus Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lagos, Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has lamented that Nigeria is sliding back to military era dictatorship with the penchant of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for disobedience... Read more »

Addressing Buhari as ‘Major General,’ sinister motives to destabilise Nigeria — Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has described The Punch new editorial policy as a sinister motive to destabilise the country. Earlier on Wednesday,... Read more »

Aisha Buhari wants Garba Shehu’s sacked

First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari has demanded the resignation of the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu. In a statement, she accused the presidential... Read more »

Akpabio writes APC, pulls out of Akwa Ibom Senatorial rerun

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has written to his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), stating that he will not participate in the planned Akwa Ibom North West rerun.... Read more »

Buhari sacks Muiz Banire as AMCON Chairman, appoints Adamu

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking the screening and confirmation of Edward Adamu as Chairman, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The letter dated December 9, 2019, reads: “In... Read more »

APC lauds early passage of 2020 Budget, says Nigerians are ultimate beneficiaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the people of Nigeria will be the ultimate beneficiaries of the early passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill. The ruling party, in a statement signed... Read more »

Senate, Reps raise 2020 budget figure, pass N10.594trn Appropriation Bill

The Senate on Thursday passed a N10.594 trillion budget for 2020 fiscal year, an increase of N264 billion from the N10.330 trillion budget estimate presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu... Read more »

Senate passes Public Procurement Amendment bills

…To pass 2020 Budget Thursday The Senate on Wednesday passed the Public Procurement Act 2007 amendment bills before the National Assembly. This was even as the President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim... Read more »

Ayade nominates 36 commissioners, forwards list to State House of Assembly

Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has forwarded a list of 36 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly. The governor had earlier appointed three persons, Barr. Tanko Ashong, Commissioner... Read more »
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