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National Assembly dumps plan to override Buhari’s veto

SENATE and House of Representatives yesterday made a U-turn on  their plan to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto  of the order of Elections Bill. Attempts to pull through a new bill sponsored by Chairman, Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Suleiman Nazif, failed on the floor of the

Court sacks Osanebi, Deputy Speaker of Delta

A Delta State High Court sitting in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of the State, has removed the Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Friday Osanebi. He was removed over alleged falsification of Information. The court presided over by Justice V. I Ofezi ordered the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC

Why Nigerians must count their blessing, celebrate Buhari – Garba Shehu

The Presidency on Wednesday urged Nigerians to count the blessings that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has brought to the country’s economy. It said Nigerians should count their blessing “irrespective of the other areas where the government is still working hard to ensure that every citizen can feel the change

Buhari has no power to approve $1billion for arms – Senate

The Senate has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of $1 billion for the procurement of arms. President Buhari had on Wednesday approved the release of $1 billion for the procurement of security equipment to be used in the fight against Boko Haram. terrorists But the lawmakers had taken a swipe at

Tenure Elongation: Buhari Has Saved APC From Serious Legal Turmoil, Says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari has saved the ruling party from “serious legal turmoil”. Describing the extension of the tenure of the national working committee (NWC) of the party led by John Oyegun as illegal, Tinubu commended Buhari. At the national executive committee

President Buhari Withdraws Support For Oyegun Tenure Extension

 President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn his support to the decision of the National Executive Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to extend the tenure of National Working Committee (NWC ) of the party saying it contravenes the  party’s constitution and the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He disclosed

Nigeria, ECOWAS And The Morocco Question By Reuben Abati

I was in Morocco recently, about 20 years after I last visited Timbuktu, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Laayoune. I was quite impressed to see how Morocco with its colour-coded cities remains very much an organized, efficient and a comparatively competitive country.  The trip this time began from the Lagos airport

Northern, Southern youth leaders say Buhari’s government has failed

Youth leaders of the Nigerian Ethnic Nationalities have said the present government under President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in all ramifications. They, therefore, charged Nigerians, particularly the youths to begin to examine other options and review the leadership selection process in the country. In a communiqué co-signed after a meeting in Abuja

Tinubu absent as Buhari hosts APC National Caucus meeting

A national leader of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, was conspicuously absent on Monday as President Muhammadu Buhari played host to a meeting of the national caucus of the party. The meeting, which began at about 8:20 p.m. is holding inside the new Banquet Hall of the State