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Monthly Archives: December 2019

2019 a bad year for Nigerians, Atiku declares

Ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described 2020 as as a challenging year for Nigerians, saying it’s time to work for a better future. In a new year message released in Abuja on Tuesday, Atiku noted that the year heralds a brand new decade required Nigerians to stay together more than ever before. He charged the leadership and the led to ...

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Gov Sanwo-Olu signs 2020 Appropriation Bill of N1.168trn into law

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N1.168 trillion into law. The Lagos State House of Assembly had on Monday, after consideration, passed the slightly adjusted budget size for governor’s assent into law. Speaking during the signing ceremony at the State House, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu said that Lagos residents would experience a strong and ...

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Oshiomhole vs Obaseki: Traditional rulers embark on prayer session

As part of efforts to resolve the crisis between Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki and All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, monarchs in the state will embark on a praying and fasting session. The Edo Council of Traditional Rulers said it will begin the exercise on January 2 to seek God’s intervention in the ongoing crisis. The two ...

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Tunde Bakare keeps mute as he meets Buhari in State House

The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Bakare was Buhari’s running mate in the 2011 general election. However, in September this year, he declared that he would succeed Buhari as Nigeria’s next president. No official reason was given for the meeting and the ...

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APC Crisis: Diaspora members call on Oyegun, Akande to intervene

The Diaspora Chairmen Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has pleaded with its two former National Chairmen to intervene and resolve the crises rocking the party in some parts of the country. The forum made the plea in a “Save of Our Soul (SOS)” message jointly signed by 12 Diaspora Chairmen of the party on Monday and made available ...

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Lagos Assembly passes Sanwo-Olu’s N1.168 trillion budget

Lagos House of Assembly on Monday passed the 2020 budget of N1.168 trillion. The passage followed the presentation of a report by the joint committee of the House on Appropriation and Finance by the Chairman of the House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Gbolahan Yishawu. The presentation took place during plenary when the House dissolved into Committee of ...

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Over 1000 politicians dump PDP, APGA for APC

Over 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wakama ward of Nasarawa State. Defectors included former elected councillors as well as PDP ward chairmen and secretaries. Receiving the defectors at a formal ceremony on Sunday at Wakama, the state APC Treasurer, ...

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APC Chieftain to Oshiomhole: I will reveal secrets that will make people stone you

More troubles are underway for the embattled National Chairman of the APC, Mr Adams Oshiomhole. A chieftain of the APC, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, vowed on Sunday that he would stage “a massive Oshiomhole Must Go Protest nationwide’’ early in the New Year. “I’m championing a massive Oshiomhole Must Go protest which will kick off early next year with thousands of ...

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PDP accuses APC of politicising unemployment rate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has attacked the All Progressives Congress (APC), accusing the ruling party of “trivialising and politicising the frightening unemployment level under its corrupt and incompetent watch.” It said the ruling party should, therefore, be ready to face the consequences ahead of “its fizzling before 2023.” In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by Kola Ologbondiyan, ...

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2023: Northern presidency will fuel crisis, instability-Igbo group

The apex Igbo youth body, Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), has insisted that 2023 Igbo presidency stands as the most justified Nigeria Project. OYC, in a statement signed by the President General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike and obtained by newsmen on Sunday in Umuahia, further stated that Igbos will favour the North and other parts of the ...

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