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November 18, 2017 1:29 PM Why Igbos cannot forget Biafra – Ikedife replies Buhari

The President of South East Elders Forum, Dr. Dozie Ikedife, has replied President Muhammadu Buhari for asking Igbos to forget Biafra. According to him, even if Igbos were killed in their numbers, Biafra remains and can never be forgotten. President Buhari during a working visit to Ebonyi State, during the week, had called on Igbos to forget Biafra and the “senseless 14

November 17, 2017 7:03 AM 2018 budget: Buhari, Osinbajo to spend N1.3 billion on travelling

N1.3 billion will be spent on numerous trips, both foreign and local by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in 2018. According to Punch, the figure is part of the 2018 Appropriation Bill presented to the joint section of the National Assembly by President Buhari last week. According to the details obtained by the newspaper, the two Nigerian 16

November 16, 2017 6:43 PM How Yar’Adua’s spokesman, Adeniyi was denied access into Aso Rock

Olusegun Adeniyi, former spokesperson to late President Umaru Yar’Adua, was on Thursday denied access into the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a book launch on President Muhammadu Buhari. Adeniyi, who claimed to have been invited for the event by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu explained that he was turned back from the villa 18

November 16, 2017 4:12 PM Anambra guber: What Buhari told me about Saturday’s poll – Ohanaeze President, Nwodo

He said, “I have made representations to the President who has assured me that the elections will be free and fair. “Ohaneze notes with satisfaction the resolve of the people of Anambra State and all the political parties in Anambra state to turn out for the elections. Not to do so would be a disservice to Anambra State and Ndigbo.” President Buhari 16

November 16, 2017 2:17 PM Mugabe’s Wikipedia profile updated to former president

The Wikipedia page of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has recorded him as the former president following his house arrest. The Wikipedia page of the President, who has ruled the country for 37 years, now sees him as former president. The page reads, “Robert Gabriel Mugabe, born 21 February 1924) is a Zimbabwean revolutionary and politician who was President 17

November 16, 2017 11:19 AM Lebanese Hariri expected in France after Macron invitation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri may soon be able to clarify whether he really means to resign, after French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday invited him to France. The surprise move came 11 days after Hariri announced his resignation from the Saudi capital Riyadh, and hours after Lebanon’s president, Michel Aoun, openly accused Saudi Arabia 20

November 16, 2017 4:32 AM FEC endorses new Building Code for Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday endorsed a new National Building Code for the country. The council at its meeting in Abuja, presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, also approved the reconstruction of the Gombe-Biu Road at a cost of N27 billion. Speaking with State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Power 24

November 15, 2017 8:35 AM N5.1bn fraud: Court rejects Jonathan’s ex-aide’s plea to travel abroad

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday rejected the plea by former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, to travel abroad for medical treatment. Dudafa, who is being prosecuted for an alleged fraud involving N5.1bn, claimed to have sustained a spinal cord injury while in the detention facility 21

November 14, 2017 3:26 PM Buhari appoints Senate Chief Whip’s wife, Prof. Adeyeye NAFDAC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye as the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The Assistant Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammed Nakorji, in a statement, said the appointment, which takes effect 20

November 14, 2017 10:55 AM Buhari shuns IPOB threat, arrives in Ebonyi

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Ebonyi for his two-day working visit to the state and Anambra. Buhari was earlier received at the Enugu airport by governors of Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi as well as top security officials. He was then ferried to Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, where he was also received by some governors of the south east. Buhari, however 21