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I am a very slow reader, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is a “very slow” reader, saying this could be as a result of being an ex-soldier. Buhari said this during a joint briefing with South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa in Abuja on Wednesday. He was speaking on the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) which Nigeria is yet

Northern group gives Buhari 12 weeks ultimatum to end killings

A northern group under the auspices of Arewa Youth Coalition for Peace, (AYCP) has issued 12 weeks ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari to end all killings or he will face mass protest from the youths. The Chairman of the Coalition, Mukhtar Muhammed, in a news conference in Kaduna on Thursday, said

Withheld Federal Allocations: 14 State Governors Unable To Pay Salaries

Due to some states’ inability to meet vital financial obligations without allocation from the Federal Government is becoming clearer by the day following the deadlock in the Federal Account Allocation Committee, FAAC, meeting. As at Monday, July 9, 2018, not less than 14 states currently owe workers’ salaries for June, following

‘Exemption Certificate Presented By Kemi Adeosun Fake’ – Former NYSC Director Says

Anthony Ani, a former director of mobilisation at the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has distanced the scheme from the certificate of exemption allegedly issued to embattled finance minister, Kemi Adeosun. Speaking on the matter in a telephone interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Ani argued that the NYSC could not have issued

Boko Haram kills 5, hoists flag in Adamawa

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State. The terrorists were reported to have invaded Luru on Tuesday, killed five persons, including a former secretary of the defunct

Yari Is A Diaspora Governor, Says Kukah

Mathew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic church, has described Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, as a “diaspora governor”. Yari has been accused of abandoning his state for the nation’s capital. Speaking on Thursday at a colloquium organised by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in Abuja,

Buhari Pleads for Patience as Bandits Kill 32 in Sokoto

Says security team racking its brain on ending violence Tambuwal calls for overhauling of security system CAN holds national prayers session Omololu Ogunmade, Paul Obi in Abuja, Segun James in Lagos and Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday appealed to Nigerians to be patient with him over the protracted

FG Launches National Campaign Against Fake News

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has launched a national campaign against fake news, calling the phenomenon a time bomb that can detonate with deadly consequences if left unchecked. Addressing a world press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister also described fake news as a global epidemic

Remi Tinubu Accuses Ekweremadu Of Bypassing APC Senators

Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central, has accused Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, of favouritism. Tinubu made the allegation on the floor of the senate on Wednesday after Ekweremadu called her to second a motion to approve votes and proceedings of Tuesday. Gilbert Nnaji, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator, had moved

Miyetti Allah Tackles South-East Govs For Rejecting Ranching

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Wednesday described the rejection of ranches by South- East governors as shocking and lack of discretion . The South- East leader of the group , Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, stated this in a press statement in Awka, Anambra State . He said the group