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Adeosun Hosts US Ambassador, Says Nigeria’s Economy Resilient

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun on Friday reaffirmed the commitment of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to return the economy on a path of sustainable growth having weathered the storm of a difficult macroeconomic environment over the years. She said this during a courtesy visit in her office by the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. W. Stuart Symington. According to Adeosun, in spite of the oi ...

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Osinbajo to Buhari: It Was A Tough Job ‘Going Around In Borrowed Robes’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described his job as acting president as a tough one.He disclosed  this in his remark during the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock Friday. In his remark, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said it was satisfying for Nigerians and the Federal Executive Council to receive the President back in the country ‘‘hale and hearty’’. ``It is a day of joy not only for us but ...

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Ogbemudia’s Death, a Colossal Loss, Says Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said on Friday  he  received  the news of the death of the former military governor of the defunct Midwestern State, Brigadier General Samuel Ogbemudia   with shock​.. ​In  a statement   signed​ by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, ​Saraki ​ described Ogbemudia's death as a colossal loss to the country, especially coming at a time  Ni ...

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Is the 2019 Election programmed to fail? By Samson Itodo

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the dates for the 2019 elections. The Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 16, 2019 while the Governorship and State House of Assembly will hold on March 2, 2019. This according to a statement on their website is to allow for proper planning by the Commission and all stakeholders involved in the electioneering p ...

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Shettima’s Aide Dies In Accident Along Kaduna-Abuja Road

File copy of accident scene along Abuja-Kaduna road(a minister,Ocholi was killed here) A Senior Special Assistant to Governor Kashim Shettima has died in an accident after a car intercepted ‎a Hilux in which he was driving in the convoy of governor along Kaduna-Abuja highway. Mr Farouk  Musa was until his death, Senior Special Assistant on Intergovernmental Affairs, resident in Abuja and interfacing between ...

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A Feather in Hosa Okunbo’s Cap By Sufuyan Ojeifo

Captain Idahosa Wells Okunbo, popularly called Captain ‘Hosa, has received a feather in his cap with his nomination by the Vanguard Board of Editors - a nomination which was ratified by the management - as the newspaper Businessman of the Year 2016.  The investiture holds this weekend (Saturday, March 11, 2017) in Lagos and will be witnessed by a quality gathering of distinguished Nigerians. Captain ‘Hosa, ...

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Our Brand New Economic Recovery and Growth Plan, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Finally, after 20 months in office, the Government published its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) last Wednesday. Experts, local and foreign had been confounded on the absence of a recovery plan after two years of debilitating recession. The Medium Term Plan, which is for 2017 – 2020, builds on the assumption that the role of government in the 21st century must evolve from that of being an omnibus p ...

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Court Surprisingly Strikes Out Suit Seeking To Remove Tambuwal

Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja has struck out suit filed by Senator Umaru Dahiru which sought to remove Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on the ground that the primary elections which produced the defendant as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress was faulty and marred by irregularities. The ruling took all those at the court by surprise because today’s sitt ...

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Apo Six Murder: Victims’ Families Protest over Judgment

Family members of six Igbo traders who were murdered in Abuja in June 2005 on Friday stormed the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to register their displeasure over the judgment of an Abuja High Court which sentenced to death two out of the six police officers who were initially charged for their complicity in the killings. Justice Ishaq Bello o ...

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Buhari’s Address To The Nation

I   am   deeply   grateful   to   all   Nigerians   -   Muslims   and Christians alike who have prayed and are continuing to pray for my good health. This is a testimony that in spite of the   hardship   being   experienced,   Nigerians   support the Government in its effort to tackle our country’s challenges. The  best  way  for  me  to  repay  you  all   is  to  re-dedicate myself   to   serving   you,   ...

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Buhari Hints At Further Travel Soon, Asks Osinbajo To Continue Good Work

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja expressed gratitude to Nigerians for all the prayers and show of goodwill, pledging to rededicate himself to the service of the nation. He said this upon arrival at Aso Rock.Though he said he was feeling better,he still go for further follow up within some weeks. Addressing the country from the State House, shortly after arriving from London, President Buhari said ...

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Finally, Buhari Arrives Kaduna, Lands In Military Airport

Reports Kaduna said President Muhammadu Buhari has  arrived Nigeria,Friday morning.His plane   was said to have landed at the Air Force Base at about 7.41am . He was received at the NAF base Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Bala Bantex,See tweet   President Muhammad Buhari has been welcomed to Kaduna by Deputy-Governor Barnabas Bala @bantexkd pic.twitter.com/EXVLaUpGg2 — Governor Kaduna (@GovKaduna) Ma ...

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