The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said he hopes President Muhammadu Buhari’s health improves so he can run for a second term in 2019. Speaking in Johannesburg, South Africa on Monday, El-Rufai said the President’s ill health has made some politicians to feel he would not run for a second term. (more…)
President Mohammadu Buhari has received a written report of the Senate on the rejection of the nomination of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. (more…)
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has said the Senate will never confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), because some Senators have skeletons in their cupboards. (more…)
Prominent ex-Biafra warlord and elder statesman, Col. Joe Achuzia, rtd, has declared that it would be a sorry day for Nigeria if anything happens to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu was charged with treasonable felony and has been detained in Kuje prison for over one year. (more…)
The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani has stated that the governor of Kaduna State’s leaked memo criticising President Muhammadu Buhari of being a failure was dubious. (more…)
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to extend Bank Verification Number (BVN) requirement to account holders in Microfinance Banks (MFBs). She said this would facilitate the detection of bank accounts which might have been opened and operated in such banks by ghost workers and other syndicates. (more…)
As Muhammadu Buhari gets back to work after returning from London where he had been receiving treatment, Osinbajo has handed over again to his principal. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, said he had formally handed over back to President Muhammadu Buhari, Sun News reports. (more…)
The Naira on Monday appreciated on all segments of the foreign exchange market. Naira gained three points to exchange at N460, from N463 posted on Friday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N550 and 476, respectively. At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira was sold at N399 to a dollar, CBN controlled rate, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro traded at N547 and N482, respectively. Trading on the floor of the interbank market saw the Naira closed at N306.00 to a dollar. Traders at the market expressed delight in the interventions the CBN had made so far in boosting liquidity, adding that its sustenance would turn the economy around in the short to medium term. The CBN has intervened at the forex market with an excess of 1.4 billion dollars in boosting l...
President Muhamamdu Buhari, through the National Security Adviser, Babagana Munguno, has banned the planned helicopter shuttle service from Kaduna to Abuja, by some helicopter companies.Recall, that some foreigners and highly placed Nigerians had resolved to be shuttling with helicopters to the Kaduna Airport, since the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.Traffic has increased on the Kaduna-Abuja highway, after the government shut down the Abuja Airport, and diverted all relevant flights to the Kaduna Airport........... Click Below to watch the video clip. In a memo banning the move, Munguno said: “In view of the closure of the Airport, air travelers will be required to travel by road/train to Abuja from the Kaduna International Airport.This will undoubtedly cause c
At the wake of the much awaited return of President Muhammadu Buhari, from a 49-day medical vacation in the United Kingdom, the All Progressives Congress, APC, says the 74-year-old is back to fix the challenges facing Nigerians, despite his health challenges. Recall, that Buhari upon his return on Friday, had said that his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo, would continue his role as Acting President, while he continues with his rest. Buhari suggested that he would soon be going back to the UK, for further medical check-up and treatment. However in a reaction, the ruling party APC in a statement on Friday, through its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, expressed belief that Buhari is now......