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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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Plane crash will occur if FG does not take immediate action – Sen. Ben Bruce

Senator representing Bayelsa East senatorial district, Ben Murray -Bruce has predicted there will be a plane crash if the senate does not take immediate action concerning urgent issues in the aviation industry. The senator said this at the Thursday plenary, while speaking on the alleged deteriorating state of the aviation …

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Again, President Buhari Heads To Gambia To Mediate In Political Crisis In The Country

President Muhammadu Buhari is to visit Banjul, capital of The Gambia, on January 13 to mediate in the political crisis in the country. Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday. In Banjul, Buhari is scheduled to …

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Federal Government Stops Diplomatic Relations With Taiwan, Closes Abuja Office

The Federal Government on Wednesday says she will no longer recognise Taiwan as a country but rather pledged support for One China. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this while answering questions from newsmen after a joint news conference with the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs in …

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Ban On Vehicle Importation By Land Has Been Suspended By The Senate

The Senate has called on the Federal Government to suspend action on enforcement of the ban on the importation of vehicles through land borders. This followed the unanimous adoption of a motion by Sen. Barau Jibrin (APC-Kano), which was co-sponsored by four other senators, at plenary on Wednesday. The senate …

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Good News! World Bank Reveals When Nigeria’ll Get Out Of Recession

Months after plunging into its worst recession in over two decades, the World Bank projects that Nigeria will get out of recession, and grow its GDP by one 1% in 2017. The bank said in a statement on Wednesday, “Sub-Saharan African growth is expected to pick up modestly to 2.9% …

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Why I Was Removed As Senate Leader, Ndume Opens Up

Mr. Ndume had stepped out of the chamber to observe his early afternoon prayer when Mr. Saraki read the letter. The APC caucus, Mr. Saraki said, also chose Ahmed Lawan to replace Mr. Ndume. Mr. Lawan was until his new role the chairman of the Senate committee on defence, a …

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