Politics

Political parties urge Buhari to call EFCC to order

  The Allied Political Parties for Good Governance has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to call the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to order. Mr Raph Nwosu, National Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), made the call on behalf of the parties, at a news conference …

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Buhari Appoints Female Professor As NAPTIP DG

Dr. Fatima Waziri – Azi President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a female professor, Fatima Waziri-Azi, as the new Director-General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons. (NAPTIP). Waziri-Azi’s appointment was announced in a statement by Buhari’s senior media assistant, Garba Shehu, on Wednesday. The Minister of Humanitarian …

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Kwara, PDP disagree over N35bn bond

THE Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party and officials of the state government have disagreed over the propriety of collecting N35bn bond from the Central Bank of Nigeria. While the state government insisted that that it needed the funds for infrastructural development, the main opposition party argued that …

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Court stops APC congresses in Imo

A High of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to go ahead with Saturday’s congresses in Imo State pending hearing of a suit brought before the Court by the Applicant, Okey Anyikwa. Anyikwa is APC chairman of Ideato South Local Government Area. The …

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Kukah ‘Spoke For Authentic Christians, Muslims’ – Catholic Bishops Back Statement To U.S. Congress

Muhammadu Buhari and Matthew Kukah The Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have thrown their weight behind Bishop Mathew Kukah of the Sokoto Catholic Diocese on his recent statement to the United States Congress about the situation of things in the country. The bishops described as “patriotic” and “verifiable”, Kukah’s …

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Debt servicing rises, gulps 72% of FG revenues

President Muhammadu Buhari; CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele; and Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed Everest Amaefule, Temitayo Jaiyeola, Amarachi Orjiude and Sami Tunji 15 July 2021 • Debt servicing to revenue ratio jumped from 54.66% in 2019 to 72% in 2020 The Federal Government made a total of N3.25tn in 2020, …

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Lagos APC treasurer dies in US

Treasurer of the Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mrs Sumbo Ajose is dead. Recall that this came about four days ago when Nigeria lost another prominent citizen, popular hip hop artist, Olarenwaju Fasasi, otherwise known as “Sound Sultan,” who also died in the USA after months of …

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