Politics

We are investigating Ambode, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says the former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode is currently under investigation by the commission.

The EFCC said in a statement signed on Monday by the spokesperson of the commission, Tony Orilade, that the commission did not raid the residence of the former governor, but that the commission was only investigating his administration.

Group advises Niger governor to appoint youths into core cabinet

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

Babangida one of Nigeria’s most experienced leader - Niger ex-governor

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

Former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has described former Military President,, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), as one of the most experienced leaders in the nation.
Aliyu, who made the remark in Minna, the capital of Niger State, said that Nigeria could gain alot from IBB's wealth of experience.

Without full autonomy judiciary cannot perform unbiased, says Tambuwwal

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwwal of Sokoto State has called for an independent judiciary that will not only be heard but serving the collective interests Nigerians.
He said, “You cannot expect sound judgment from judicial system that is not independent.
“A situation whereby magistrates and judges go cap in hand begging for funds to initiate policies or ideas for individual and collective development of the judiciary, training and maintenance of facilities is impossible for them to dispense justice unbiased.”

Obi advises leaders to look inwards on health

By Valentine Amanze

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has advised those in authority at various levels to pay more attention to healthcare delivery.
Obi gave the advice during his visit to Bishop Shanahan Hospital Nsukka, which was among the 50 hospitals he chose to celebrate this years Easter, which will continue till Easter 2020.
Obi, who had already visited 17 of the hospitals, said that the visit was a way of indirectly identifying with the common people who are the ultimate beneficiaries.

Attack on Ekweremadu: We all have a responsibility to rise against evil – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

In a statement on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the party described the attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President and serving lawmaker as an assault on decency.

The statement said, “We all have a responsibility to collectively rise against evil wherever we find it and in whatever guise, it appears. We hope lessons have been learnt from this unfortunate incident.”

Solution to our problem lies with us,’ Buhari tells ministers-designate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday challenged the ministers-designate to live up to the tasks ahead of them.

According to him, this is in line with the efforts of his administration in addressing the numerous problems facing the country.

The President believes Nigeria has the solution to challenges if the leaders at various levels pay attention to the opportunities in their environment.

Kwara Committee on Sales of Public Assets submits report, judicial solution likely

. As governor says agric key to poverty eradication

By Valentine Amanze

Ihedioha to Okorocha: Don’t be afraid if you are innocent

By Valentine Amanze

PDP asks Buhari to rescind CBN directive on forex

.Says Nigerians don’t deserve to suffer

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation.

In a statement Thursday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said the directive was an attempt to stifle food importation in the country.

According to it, such directive is mean, ill-timed and completely against the wellbeing of Nigerians.

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