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Donald Trump Takes Oath Of Office On Friday – See Time

On Friday Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States at 12 noon in Washington, and 6pm Nigerian time. The joint congressional committee on inaugural ceremonies disclosed this. The ceremony is scheduled to start at 11:30am, with a musical prelude beforehand, according to a copy …

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Gambia’s Vice President, Isatou Njie-Saidy Resigns

Ahead of a scheduled hand-over to President-elect, Adama Barrow on Thursday, The Gambia’s Vice President, Isatou Njie-Saidy has resigned from office. Her resignation will be a big blow to President Yahya Jammeh who has vowed to stay in office beyond Thursday despite the intervention of West African leaders. Eight cabinet …

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Former President Jonathan Becomes First African Leader To Win Martin Luther King Human Rights Award (Photos)

The immediate past president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan was awarded in the US on Thursday for his leadership in human rights in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. Jonathan, who was awarded in recognition of his leadership in “human rights, social justice and universal fight for freedom”, becomes the first African leader …

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Hillary Clinton Reportedly Set To Contest For Another Post This Year – See

The prospect of a Hillary Clinton comeback after her shock loss to Donald Trump could hardly be less certain, but in New York where she is revered, plenty of people dream of her running for mayor. Her public appearances since the election have been largely confined to walks in the …

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President Buhari is inflicting hardships on Nigerians – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has stated that from all indications, President Muhammadu Buhari is just here to inflict hardships on Nigerians. The governor showered praises on the National Assembly for constantly turning down what he described as President Buhari’s anti-people policies. Fayose said that the “persistent rejection of …

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Judge Refuses Out-of-court Meeting With Femi Fani-Kayode

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday refused an application by former Minister of Aviation Chief Femi Fani-Kayode to hold a private meeting in his chambers. Fani-Kayode, through his lawyer Norrisson Quakers (SAN), had sought to meet with the judge in private to discuss certain issues …

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Sack Lawal, Magu now – New militant group gives Buhari ultimatum

A new militant group, the Niger Delta Warriors, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. It also called for the removal of the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. NDW warned that if the duo remained in …

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Aso Rock In Total Disarray, Fayose In Full Military Mode, Delivers Shocking Message To Buhari

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has on Friday, January 13, directed all the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government Agencies occupying Ekiti State properties, to vacate, or pay their rent within seven days. Fayose, gave this directive in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Public Communication and New …

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Gambia’s Jammeh Insists He Won’t Hand Over Power

President Yahya Jammeh on Thursday in Banjul reiterated his stand that he would not step down as Gambian leader when his mandate ends on Wednesday. The information ministry said in a statement read on national television that Jammeh was planning to remain in office until the Supreme Court decides on …

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PDP warns against attempt to remove Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has warned against any attempt to remove Ike Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President. The party was reacting to comments made by Senator Kabiru Marafa where he called on Ekweremadu to decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to retain his seat. …

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