Category Archives: Politics

“No Caretaker Committee in PDP Constitution” – Sheriff

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, factional National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday said there is nothing like caretaker committee for the party at the national level. Sheriff, in a statement signed by his Media Aide, Mallam Inuwa Bwala, insisted that the Caretaker Committee-led by “Senator Ahmed Makarfi is an illegal body and cannot organise…

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Buhari Moves Against Obasanjo’s Camp as EFCC Comes after Babalola Borishade

Former minister, Prof. Babalola Borishade who served in 3 ministries during ex-president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s 1st and 2nd terms, is in trouble as Justice Abubakar Sadiq Umar of the FCT High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, yesterday, refused to stop further hearing on a suit filed by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) against Babalola Borishade,…

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Senate rejects budget proposal for Information Ministry

The Senate Committee on Information, yesterday declined attending to the budget proposal for the Federal Ministry of Information over lack of provision for media propaganda in the North Eastern part of the country. During the ministry’s budget defence, the committee declined to treat the proposed budget, stressing that the ministry must not only rework, but…

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APC Governors unveil plan to deliver on party’s campaign promises

All Progressives Congress, APC, governors under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, have unveiled an initiative that will assist states under its control to birth most of the promises made by the party ahead of the 2015 elections. Unveiling the plan yesterday at a donor’s coordination meeting held by the forum in Abuja with…

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FG admits errors in 2016 budget, perpetrators face punishment

Nigeria’s Ministry of Budget and National Planning on Tuesday said the errors in the 2016 Budget were due to lack of technical knowledge of the bureaucracy on the Zero-Based Budgeting System adopted for the first time in the country to put the appropriation plan together. Charles Dafe, Director of Information, Ministry of National Planning said…

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Buhari didn’t refer to all Nigerians as criminals — Presidency

The presidency has described as misconstrued the various interpretations of President Muhammadu Buhari’s comments in an interview granted to the UK’s Telegraph newspaper on February 5. In a statement Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, noted that the wave of negative reactions to the President’s remarks…

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