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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Tribunal: Gov Tamnuwal leads eight witnesses to defend his election

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, on Wednesday, led eight witnesses to defend his election at the Sokoto State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. Ahmed Aliyu, the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship candidate had gone to the Tribunal seeking to upturn the victory of Tambuwal in the 2019 Governorship election in the state. Counsel to Tambuwal, Mr Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, closed ...

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Edo Assembly Crisis: Speaker drags NASS to court over threat of takeover

The Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Francis Okiye, has dragged the National Assembly to court to stop it from taking over the state assembly’s functions. In an originating summon and a motion on notice for interlocutory injunction with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/815/2019 filed by the speaker and the state’s assembly, the plaintiffs asked Justice Nkeonye Maha to restrain ...

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Appointment of Nigerian as Minister in UK a plus for the country- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the appointment of Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, a United Kingdom-born Nigerian as Minister of Children and Families by the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. In a statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday, the president described her appointment as “well-deserved”. President Buhari urged ...

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Just in: Lawan meets Buhari in Presidential Villla

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a meeting with the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to The Nation, Lawan arrived the forecourt of the State House around 3.50pm. Lawan had led the Senate in the screening exercise of the 43 ministerial nominees submitted by President Buhari. The screening and confirmation exercise for the 43 nominees ...

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Cabinet: Why Buhari should assign old portfolios to re-appointed members- Don

Don, Dr Austine Nwaeze, says it will be good if President Muhammadu Buhari assign previous portfolios re-appointed cabinet ministers so that they will complete their ongoing projects. Nwaeze, who lectures Economics at the Pan Atlantic University, Lekki, Lagos, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday. According to the lecturer, the re-appointment of the ministers to ...

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Ministerial Appointment: Your congratulatory message to Sylva deceitful, APC chietain tells Gov Dickson

A  stalwart of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, Chief Perekeme Kpodoh, has described as “unacceptable” the support showed by Gov. Seriake Dickson towards the nomination and successful screening of Chief Timipre Sylva. The former governor was screened on July 23, by the National Assembly as ministerial nominee by President Muhammad Buhari. Kpodoh, a former security adviser to Chief ...

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Kogi 2019: Only direct primary can make the state avoid “Zamfara fate”- APC aspirant

All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant in the Kogi State governorship election, Alhaji Muhammed Audu, , has urged the leadersship of the party to adopt direct primary in choosing the party’s flag bearer for the November 16 governorship election in the state. He contended that with a faction of the party in court over the state executive, only the direct primary ...

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Just in: President Buhari, South West traditional rulers meet in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with monarchs rulers from the South West  zone of the country. The meeting began around 12.30 pm at the President’s office in Abuja. Among the traditional rulers is the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, The Ooni of Ife, had paid similar courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on the 18th of July, 2019 ...

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Ministerial Nominee: Zamfara APC hails Buhari for appointing Sadiya Umar-Faruk

The Zamfara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has  hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Faruk as a minister from the state. The state Chairman of the party, Alhaji Lawal Liman gave the commendation in a statement issued to newsmen Gusau on Wednesday by the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Alhaji Shehu Isah-Gusau. Liman pledged the ...

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Buhari made 5 credits at Cambridge University West African Examination- WAEC official

Mr Henry Adewumi, Deputy Registrar of West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in charge of School Registration has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari, obtained a Cambridge University West African Examination certificate with five credits. Adewumi, made this known while testifying before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja. Buhari on Tuesday opened his defence against the petition filed by the PDP ...

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