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October 12, 2018 12:41 PM Presidency replies Atiku, lists Buhari’s ongoing/completed projects across 36 states [Full list]

In what appears like a response to the 14 posers raised by the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has published a list of ongoing and completed projects across the country by the Buhari administration. The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation had accused Buhari 17

October 12, 2018 7:04 AM Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday, in Indonesia told a global audience that the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) was moving Nigeria’s economy in a positive direction. A statement on Thursday by the media adviser to the Minister, James Akpadem, quoted Udoma as stating 20

October 10, 2018 3:24 PM Abducted oil workers regain freedom in Bayelsa

Four abducted members of a Joint Investigation Team probing the cause of an oil spill at Agip’s facility in Azuzuama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa, have regained their freedom. The Spokesman of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta, Major Ibrahim Abdullah, on Wednesday said that they were freed following pressure from the troops in search 22

October 10, 2018 1:02 PM APC group calls for sack of national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Factional group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday took to the streets of Calabar, the Cross River State capital, demanding for the resignation of the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The group accused Oshiomhole of refusing to recognize the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Usani, as the governorship 17

October 5, 2018 4:05 PM Osun election: PDP protesters “mentally unstable” – Aregbesola

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has described leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as, “mentally unstable.” The Governor was reacting to the protest by some leaders of the party at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over the conduct of the state governorship election. Aregbesola said this in an interview 21

October 4, 2018 3:07 PM APC primaries: Okorocha speaks after governors’ meeting with Buhari

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on Thursday said the meeting between state governors and President Muhammadu Buhari centred around the controversies trailing the All Progressives Congress, APC, primaries. Recall that some governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, namely Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas 33

September 21, 2018 5:59 AM APC primaries: Nnamani, Sylva, Mamora, others head screening, appeal committees

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated legislative screening and appeals committees for the party’s 386 Senate and 1,587 House of representatives aspirants. According to the ruling party’s revised timetable, the primaries will begin next Tuesday. Oserheimen Osunbor, Clement Ebri, Timipre 28

September 19, 2018 10:35 AM Biafra: Fani-Kayode disagrees with Orji Kalu on Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts, safety

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has maintained that all was not well with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu wherever he is. Addressing journalists in Minna, Niger State, yesterday, Kalu claimed that the IPOB leader was safe in the United Kingdom, UK. “Nnamdi Kanu is where I told you he is; he is in London 25

September 5, 2018 2:59 PM Edwin Clark: What Makarfi said about police raid on home of Niger Delta elder

Makarfi, a PDP Presidential aspirant described the raid by personnel of the Nigeria Police Force as an evidence that the country was turning into “abyss and police state.” In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Muktar Sirajo, on Wednesday, the former Kaduna State governor said the assault on Clark was callous. “It was clearly an attempt to intimidate 23

September 5, 2018 6:42 AM PANDEF talks tough over police invasion of Edwin Clark’s residence

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has condemned the invasion of its convener, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark’s residence by Police operatives on Tuesday. DAILY POST had reported that Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, on Tuesday, raided the residence of the leader of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Edwin Clark. In reaction, PANDEF, in a statement issued 24