US President says killing of Christians in Nigeria is unacceptable

The meeting in the Rose Garden between Presidents Buhari and Trump was very coordial and filled with good tidings for Nigerians and American interests. While all were smooth the American president sounded a note of serious warning on ending the herdsmen violence in Nigeria. President Buhari said his administration is working to address the herdsmen…

Senator Dino Melaye Recall Fails, Verification Materials Hijacked

The attempt to recall the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has failed after the verified signatories to the petition for his recall fell short of requirements. For the verification exercise to succeed, 50 percent plus one of the signatories to the petition had to be verified. However, based on the results announced…

Otedola endorses Ambode for a second term — cheepowersblog

Femi Otedola has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term. Femi Otedola has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term. The businessman made the call to Lagosians and asked them to vote massively for the governor for the great works he has been doing in Lagos despite the…

Buhari, NASS and unlawful use of $469m ECA funds

On April 9, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, lied to worried and inquisitive Nigerians that the president was yet to authorise the payment of $469m from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to buy 12 Super Tucano military jets from the United States government. It turned out that…

Election 2019: “I ‘ll beat Buhari to APC ticket”, Adamu Garba boasts

A presidential aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adamu Garba, has expressed confidence that he won’t be intimidated out of presidential primary election, adding that he would defeat the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari to the party’s ticket. The Adamawa born young politician also said that no nobody in APC has enough resources to…

Boko Haram: Four killed in Deadly Terror attack in Maiduguri

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – At least four people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria late on Thursday, the national emergency agency said, the second such clash in Maiduguri city in a month. Five suicide bombers were also killed in the attack, which Nigeria’s military said had been repelled by…

I will Restructure Nigeria in Six Months -Atiku

Buhari Lacks Business Knowledge, Cannot Regard Youths, Atiku Says At Chatham House Lecture A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the basic knowledge of how businesses works that why he can call Nigerian Youths Lazy. He also said he would restructure Nigeria in six months if elected president in…

Senators, Reps Collecting Signatures To Impeach Buhari – The Cable

by Dyepkazah Shibayan Senators and members of the house of representatives have started collecting signatures for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari, sources told TheCable on Thursday. The lawmakers, who are not happy with the decision of the president to approve $469 million for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the US without…

Low Crowd turn out Reported as President Buhari Visits Bauchi

Bauchi residents reportedly failed to turn up en-mass to welcome the President and his entourage to on a visit to the state. The stadium in which President Buhari was received received scanty patronage while the programme lasted despite the President resolve to address the people around in Hausa. See how Bauchi state people boycotted Buhari…

SARS stops Senate delegation from seeing Dino Melaye at National Hospital

Operatives of Special Anti Robbery Squad have stopped the delegation of the Senate from seeing Senator Dino Melaye who is receiving medical attention at the National Trauma Centre unit of the National Hospital, Abuja. DAILY POST which followed the Senate delegation learnt that Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district was in a state of coma as at…

Benue Killings: Stop this mindless killings now, Secondus charges Presidency

…..Says the country is sliding dangerously under APC watch The National Chairman of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has charged the Presidency to halt the senseless killings going on in Benue state immediately before it degenerates into a national crisis. Prince Secondus said in a condolence message he sent to…

Dino Melaye Taken to Lokoja; to be Paraded with other arrested Criminals

Dino to be paraded with other arrested criminals by Kogi State Police Command today SENATOR Dino Melaye, who was arrested Tuesday morning by operatives of the Nigeria Police drawn from its Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, is at present being moved to Lokoja. Senator Dino Melaye the embattled senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District under the…

Why the North will still vote for Buhari in 2019 –Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, speaks to TOBI AWORINDE on the socio-economic situation in the North, President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance and the forthcoming 2019 elections You were one of those who vehemently opposed Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency from the outset. How would you describe the quality of leadership in Nigeria in the…

Soyinka, Falana to Nigerians: Beware of Obasanjo – Robert Egbe

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Sunday warned Nigerians to be wary of a coalition formed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, purportedly to rescue Nigeria. They said Nigeria was in danger when politicians like Obasanjo, who “supervised the sacking of democratic governments” in Oyo and Anambra states, pretend to be the…

Melaye Refused remand in Lokoja, Jumped Down from Police Vehicle

Senator Dino Melaye Tuesday was arrested by Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and initially detained at the SARS Headquarters in Abuja. While being moved to Lokoja by SARS operatives the Vociferous Chairman Senate Committee on FCT was reported to have jumped down from the Police vehicle transporting him and vowed he had rather die in…

Governance in Nigeria is spiritual warfare – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has called for prayers for leaders in the country, saying governance is spiritual warfare. Osinbajo spoke on Tuesday at the inauguration of the auditorium of Deeper Christian Life Ministry headquarters at Gbagada, Lagos State. Osinbajo said the inauguration was auspicious because it came at a time when the nation is confronting different security…

Oshiomole’s endorsement foolish, childish – Oyegun

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the purported endorsement of Adams Oshiomhole by stakeholders of the party from the South-South geopolitical zone as childish and a foolish charade. The South South APC leaders were reported to have endorsed former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as the concensus candidate of the zone for the national chairmanship…

Dino did not jump out of any moving vehicle

PRESS STATEMENT: Sequel to the avalanche of calls by well-meaning Nigerians and supporters of Senator Dino Melaye for enquiries about the well-being and safety of the Senator and against the backdrop of baseless rumours being spread on the social media, we are constrained to make the record straight as follows: Earlier in the morning, Senator…