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Nigerians Deserve To Know The Truth About President Buhari’s Sudden Vacation—Fayose

Monday, February 8, 2016
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that the statement issued by the Presidency on President Mohammadu Buhari rsquo;s sudden vacation was vague, saying; ldquo;Nigerians deserve to know the truth about their President because the President is an open book that every Nigerians should be free to read. rdquo; The governor, who s ... Read more

NASS to support states' agitation for refunds over federal roads rehabilitation

Monday, February 8, 2016
The National Assembly (NASS) on Sunday said it would support for states' governments agitation for refund of funds they spent on rehabilitating federal roads. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki made the pledge at Nkalagu, Ishiellu Local Government Area of Ebonyi during a thanksgiving held by Senator Obinna Ogba (PDP-Ebonyi Central). Accordin ... Read more

Buhari welcomes constructive criticism on 2016 Budget – Presidency

Monday, February 8, 2016
The Presidency has said that the N6.08trn budget proposal for 2016 is still open to comments and reproach from the public. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said this in a statement on Sunday. He said President Muhammadu Buhari 8217;s administration would continue to welcome 8220;well ... Read more

Insurgency: Senator Garbai exposes FG claims, says Boko Haram controls half of Borno

Monday, February 8, 2016
The Senator representing Borno Central, Baba Kaka Garbai has said that the story that the insurgents have been degraded was nothing but a lie as the terror group still held on strong to about 50 percent of troubled Borno State. Garbai who spoke to journalists on Saturday evening during a condolence visit to Dalori village where 65 persons were r ... Read more

Senate blames Buhari, Adeosun, Udoma over alleged budget padding

Monday, February 8, 2016
The Senate has blamed the Presidency for the alleged padding of the 2016 budget by some top civil servants. The Senate said besides probing the padding, the Minister of National Planning and Budget, Senator Udo Udoma, should also be sanctioned. The senators argued that civil servants alone could not have perpetrated the embarrassing act alone ... Read more

CBN forex policy irreversible, says Saraki

Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, ruled out the possibility of reversing the policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria, which excludes some imported goods and services from the list of items that can benefit from the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Market. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sanni Ono ... Read more

Economic growth won't reach 2014 level under Buhari — NBS

Sunday, February 7, 2016
The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, a key agency of the Federal Government in charge of economic research and development, has given a glimpse of economic growth outlook up till the conclusion of President Muhammadu Buhari's first term in 2019. According to the bureau, by the time Buhari concludes his present tenure, economic growth rate will s ... Read more

Economy: Nigeria's 2015 GDP lowest in 15 years - Adeosun

Saturday, February 6, 2016
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun on Friday said the growth recorded by the country in the 2015 fiscal period was the lowest in the last 15 years. Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2.84 per cent year on year in real terms in the third quarter of last year. The growth of 2.84 per cent represents an increase of 0.49 percen ... Read more

CCT trial: I'm disappointed in Supreme Court judgment – Saraki

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has expressed disappointment over the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on Friday in Abuja. The seven-member judges of the apex court had in a unanimous judgement, ruled that Saraki should go and face his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). But Saraki, in his reaction contained in a statement si ... Read more

Senate threatens to revoke plots of land allocated to Jonathan, others

Saturday, February 6, 2016
A Senate panel, on Friday, threatened to order the revoca tion of plots of land said to have been allocated to former President Goodluck Jonathan and 29 others in Maitama dis trict of Abuja. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territo ry (FCT Abuja), Senator Dino Melaye who issued the threat during the budget defence of FCT adminis ... Read more

$2.1b arms deal: EFCC arrests Tom Ikimi

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Tom Ikimi, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and ex- minister of foreign affairs to late Nigerian dictator General Sanni Abacha has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over his role in the $2.1billion arms scandal. According to Sahara reporters, Mr. Ikimi, who decamped from the APC to support former Pr ... Read more

Onuoha-Bourdex Files Charge Against The Sun, Orji Uzor Kalu

Friday, February 5, 2016
The candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Dr. David Ogba-Onuoha has faulted the report published by national tabloid, Sun newspapers, as owned by his opponent and former governor of Abia state, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu following the move by INEC to disqualify fresh candidates from taking part in the re-run election. The ... Read more

Breaking: Supreme Court dismisses Saraki's appeal

Friday, February 5, 2016
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, against the judgment of the Appeal Court on his trial by the Code of Conduct Tribunal on charges of false asset declaration. A seven-man bench, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, gave the judgment that the CCT was properly const ... Read more

Akwa Ibom, Abia polls: Fayose applauds judiciary, faults Oyegun's comment on Rivers

Friday, February 5, 2016
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the judgment of the Supreme Court on the governorship elections in Akwa Ibom and Abia States ?is a victory for democracy and a triumph of patriotism over dictatorship and harassment. Fayose stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Wednesday while reacting to the legal victory of Governors Emmanuel Udom of Ak ... Read more

Supreme Court decides on Saraki CCT trial today

Friday, February 5, 2016
The Supreme Court will on Friday (today) determine whether or not to stop the trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on charges of false asset declaration before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. A seven-man bench, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, had on December 4, 2015, fixed Friday for judgment after entert ... Read more
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