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August 20, 2017

Politics

APC Thanks Osinbajo For ‘Competent Leadership’ In Buhari’s Absence

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has been applauded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for his “competent leadership” in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari returned to Nigeria on Saturday, August 19th after he left for medical vacation in the UK. In a statement issued by Bolaji Abdullahi, APC national publicity secretary, the party also

I’m “Nigeria’s President in-waiting” – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose is famous for his controversies. On Saturday, ahead of President Muhammed Buhari’s arrival from London, Fayode declared himself as Nigeria’s president in-waiting. He spoke at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo –the Taraba State capital during the funeral service of former Governor Danbaba Danfulani Suntai. The Ekiti governor came when

The Architects Of Terror And The Fathers Of Hate

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has written yet another thought-provoking and explosive piece to Nigerians, its a must read! In reaction to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s promise to treat what he described as “hate speech” as terrorism Mr. Jackson Ude the publisher of Pointblank News said the following. “APC thrived on hate speech

V.P Yemi Osinbajo Redeploys 9 Permanent Secretaries

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the deployment of nine federal permanent secretaries to ministries and departments. The exercise followed the posting of 15 permanent secretaries earlier in the week. The latest development was conveyed in a circular issued on Friday by the Head of Service of the Federation, (HoSF) Mrs. Winnifred Oyo-Ita. A statement

Exposed: APC Tweeted 2014 Video As That Of Buhari’s Return

Thecable is reporting that video which the APC United Kingdom tweeted when it wished President Muhammadu Buhari a safe trip to the country is from 2014 when former President Goodluck Jonathan was in power. Shortly after Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, announced that his principal would return “later today”,

2019: Count me out of presidential race – Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said he will not be running for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019 general elections or in the near future. According to Bloomberg Markets Magazine, Dangote declared that he ws not cut out for politics, stressing that he was more comfortable with business. He, however, said there was need for cooperation

Nnamdi Kanu withdraws threat to boycott Anambra election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has withdrawn its threat to stop the conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The decision was reached after a meeting organised by a non-governmental organisation, the Ala-Igbo International Foundation with the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu in Owerri, the Imo State capital. Leader of the

President Buhari laughs off ‘Resume or Resign’ campaign

Recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari is amused by the ‘Resume or Resign’ campaign recently launched against him by some Nigerians. The campaign, led by an entertainer, Charles Oputa (aka Charly Boy), was meant to force him to return home immediately from his medical vacation in London and resume work, failing which he should relinquish power. Buhari’s

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