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Accept Party Supremacy, Buhari Tells Senators, Reps

Friday, July 3, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari has told the All Progressives Congress lawmakers in the National Assembly to accept the party rsquo;s supremacy in the interest of democracy. In his opening remarks at the ongoing meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress,(APC), in Abuja, Buhari charged members to put whateve ... Read more

Rivers CP orders immediate withdrawal of policemen attached to politicians

Friday, July 3, 2015
The new Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Mr Chris Ezike, has read the Riot Act to men and officers of the state police command, saying they have to make adequate security of lives and property their priority in policing the state. The new Rivers police boss said in his maiden briefing with officers and men of the command at the Police Hea ... Read more

Arase names new Police Commissioners for Lagos, Rivers, Ogun

Friday, July 3, 2015
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase has ordered the posting of new Commissioners of Police to Lagos, Ogun, Rivers and other formations in the Force headquarters. In a statement issued by the Deputy Force PRO, Abayomi Shogunle, the new posting is expected to reduce the crime rate in the affected states. The statement read: 'It i ... Read more

Some governors yet to declare assets - CCB

Friday, July 3, 2015
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has expressed worry over the delay by some state governors to declare their assets, one month after assuming office. 'The people we are having problem with now are some governors, but I cannot be categorical in terms of statistics except I confirm.' Chairman of CCB, Mr. Sam Saba, said in an interview with the ... Read more

President Buhari thinks about you every day – Osinbajo tells Boko Haram victims

Friday, July 3, 2015
Nigeria's Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari's resolve to end Boko Haram insurgency in the North East and restore the livelihood of Nigerians who have been badly affected by terrorism in Yola. Osinbajo who has been touring in the North East in the last two days on the instruction of the President told ... Read more

Obiano denies complicity in relocation of Boko Haram prisoners to Anambra

Friday, July 3, 2015
says ex-gov Peter Obi sealed deal under Jonathan it's blatant lie - Obi replies Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Thursday, said the transfer of Boko Haram prisoners to Ekwulobia prisons in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, was concluded in 2012 under former President Goodluck Jonathan administration. The ... Read more

Alimikhena Is An Urbane Politician ------- Ekweremadu/ndoma –egba

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The deputy president of the senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has describe the deputy Majority Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena as a consummate politician, a team player and broad minded urbane politician whose electoral victory was due to his wide acceptance and reputation. In a congratulatory message sign by the deputy president of ... Read more

Buhari meets Dogara, Gbajabiamila over NASS crisis

Thursday, July 2, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari was scheduled to meet members of the two factions in the House of Representatives tonight. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, confirmed the scheduled meeting to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is expecte ... Read more

Presidential guards: DSS redeploys 253 officials from Aso Rock

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The authorities of the Department of State Services (DSS) have sent back to state commands the 253 operatives that were earlier deployed in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was learnt that the personnel were asked to go back to their respective commands on Wednesday, pending when the service would get further directives from the Presidency on t ... Read more

Strike looms as FG quits salary payments of staff school workers

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Federal Government has formally hands off the payment of salaries of teaching and non-academic workers of staff schools in institutions across the country. The National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission specifically said government should not be responsible for the payment of their salaries because of its overbearing effect on the budge ... Read more

Police IG bans revenue collection roadblocks by local govts

Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered Commissioners of Police in states to disband roadblocks set up by local government officials on highways to collect revenue. The order is contained in a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, a Commissioner of Police, on Wednesday. The state ... Read more

Legislator advises Bindow to give Youth a chance to his administration

Thursday, July 2, 2015
A member representing Mubi south in the state House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abubakar, has urged Gov. Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa to appoint new crop of politicians into his administration. Especially the Youths with good potentials of leadership that will show Case his government. Abubakar, who is the House Committee Chairman on Financ ... Read more

I won't delay confirmation of Buhari's ministerial nominees, says Saraki

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, assured Nigerians that the Upper Chamber, will not delay the confirmation of ministerial nominees once the list has been forwarded to his office by President Muhammadu Buhari. Saraki stated this when he received in his office, the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gaver, who paid him a courtes ... Read more

President Buhari overrules Jega, appoints Zakari as Acting INEC Chairman

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
It was the end of an era, yesterday, when the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, formally handed over to Amb. Ahmed Wali as acting chairman of the electoral body. Following the handover, Jega said the future of the country and the commission were in safe hands. However, after about ei ... Read more

Delta Assembly Confirms 12 Commissioner Nominees

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, (THEWILL) The Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed 12 nominees sent to it by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for appointment as commissioners. The confirmation of the nominees followed a motion moved by the majority leader of the assembly, Mr. Tim Owhefere shortly after being screened by the House. The motion, which w ... Read more
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