My family have been members of Nigeria’s ruling elite for 4 generations, I cannot be silenced or intimidated – FFK

My family have been members of Nigeria’s ruling elite for 4 generations, I cannot be silenced or intimidated – FFK

Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has said he will not be silenced or intimidate by anyone. This morning, he wrote, ‘my family have been members of Nigeria’s ruling elite for 4 generations. I cannot be silenced or intimidated by a coven of ill-bred peasants or any man born of woman. I was born to lead, to resist evil, to fight tyranny, to speak truth to power and to stand up for the oppressed’. He went on…

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‘Two men controlling Buhari’ – President under attack as Aisha gets new appointment

‘Two men controlling Buhari’ – President under attack as Aisha gets new appointment

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of bribing his wife, Aisha following her recent revelation that two powerful people were controlling the nation. Omokri said this after President Buhari, on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, as a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse. The Committee has the former Military Administration of Lagos, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, retd, as its chairman. Inaugurating…

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Buhari approves appointments of nine Permanent Secretaries

Buhari approves appointments of nine Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. This was contained in a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita. The list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows: Dr. Bakari Wadinga from Adamawa; Dr. M.K. Dikwa, Borno, State; Dr. Ajani Magdalene N. Olor from Delta; Mr. Umakhihe Ernest Afolabi, Edo;…

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Electoral Act Bill: Why Senate can’t override President Buhari – Keyamo

Electoral Act Bill: Why Senate can’t override President Buhari – Keyamo

The Director General of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has said that the Senate cannot muster the number to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the Electoral Act amendment Bill. President Buhari yesterday withdrew his ascent from the bill, saying it was to avoid chaos. The Senior lawyer was reacting to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s call on the Senate to override the President. According to Tribune, Keyamo said that the PDP…

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Electoral Act Bill: ECOWAS stopped Buhari from signing Bill – Senator Omo-Agege

Electoral Act Bill: ECOWAS stopped Buhari from signing Bill – Senator Omo-Agege

The lawmaker representing Delta Central at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Ovie Omo-Agege has revealed that the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance forbids President Muhammadu Buhari from signing the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. According to News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmaker gave this insight in Abuja on Friday night. Article 2 of the protocol forbids member countries from making “substantial modification” to their electoral laws less…

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Real reasons Buhari refused to sign Electoral Act – PDP

Real reasons Buhari refused to sign Electoral Act – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari refused to assent the Electoral Act. Buhari had for the third time withheld his assent to the bill. This was disclosed by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang. Addressing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Enang, however, refused to state Buhari’s reasons. Enang disclosed that the bill was returned to the National Assembly. Reacting, the…

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Atiku, Obi, Saraki, Dogara, Wike, PDP govs meet in Port Harcourt

Atiku, Obi, Saraki, Dogara, Wike, PDP govs meet in Port Harcourt

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday at the PDP Campaign Office in Port Harcourt to discuss key issues ahead of the 2019 General elections. The party’s Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, Director-General of the Presidential Campaign Council, Sen. Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu attended the meeting. Also, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers attended…

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