Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, and ex-Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyaoku, yesterday, expressed worries over the high level of insecurity in the country, following the activities of herdsmen, kidnappers, bandits and armed robbers, which have claimed many lives.Read More
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the security situation in the country, with his missive to the President drawing the support of ethnic socio-cultural and political organizations from virtually all the geo-political zones in Nigeria.Read More
Angry reactions, yesterday, continued to trail killing of daughter of Afenifere leader, Mrs. Olufunke Olakunri, by herders along Benin-Ore highway, as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Federal Government will explore all options, including deploying soldiers on the nation’s highways to address the spate of insecurity challenges across the country.Read More
Hearing resumed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja yesterday, with a collation agent, Mr. Bukar Petrol, narrating how the Civilian Joint Task Force, JTF, allegedly rigged election in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari in Borno StateRead More
The nation’s publicdebt stood at N24.947 trillion ($81.274 billion) at the end of March, this year, according to data released by the Debt Management Office, DMO, yesterday.
The debt stock is an indication of a marginal 2.3 per cent increase when compared to the public debt stock as at end December, 2018.
Pandemonium, tension, confusion and fear, yesterday, enveloped the National Assembly as members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, the El- Zakzaky group, also known as Shi’ites forcibly took over the complex.Read More
A Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, dismissed a suit filed by Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore challenging the 2017 Open Grazing Prohibition and Establishment Law passed by Benue State House of Assembly, while Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, described the ruling as victory for justice, democracy and rule of law.Read More
FOLLOWING strong opposition from several quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended implementation of the controversial Ruga settlements project across the country.Read More
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, allocated 10 days to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prove their allegation that the February 23 presidential election was rigged in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.Read More
THE Presidency last night confirmed that the Federal Government has gazetted lands in all the 36 states of the federation for the Ruga settlement but that the programme was optional for states to participate.Read More