Nigerians react to Amaechi’s ministerial confirmation


Following the drama that trailed the confirmation of former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, at the senate on Thursday, Nigerians have taken to the social media to express their opinions on the senate procedure which ended in favour of Amaechi. The post Nigerians react to Amaechi’s ministerial confirmation appeared first

Nigerians react as Senate defers screening Amaechi, others again


Nigerians on Tuesday, took to the social media to react over the Senate's postponement of the ministerial screening of former Governor of Rivers State and ministerial nominee from the state, Rotimi Amaechi. The post Nigerians react as Senate defers screening Amaechi, others again appeared first on Vanguard News.

EFCC Invitation: I’ve nothing to hide about my tenure as Akwa Ibom gov – Akpabio


Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, who was on Friday, invited to the Abuja Headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has returned to his Abuja residence. The post EFCC Invitation: I’ve nothing to hide about my tenure as Akwa Ibom gov

Photo: DSP Alamieyeseigha last moments in hospital


Against the backdrop of controversy on social media, that trailed the death of pioneer civilian governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Solomon Alamieyeseigha, a family member of the late former governor has published a photo reflecting his (Alamieyeseigha's) last moments of life at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital in

‘Why is it difficult for Nigerians to be their brothers’ keepers?


The federal government has been advised to focus attention to the eradication of the widespread cases of terrorism in the North East and Militancy in the Niger Delta as both challenges pose the major threat to national security and development. The post ‘Why is it difficult for Nigerians to be

Blame Mimiko, not FG for Falae’s kidnap – APC


The Ondo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, blamed Governor Olusegun Mimiko, for the abduction of former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Olu Falae, even as it also berated former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, for blaming the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal

Nasarawa governor, Tanko Al-Makura, denies convoy assault reports


Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura has denied reports that police officers attached to his convoy brutalized three citizens over the weekend. According to media reports, the officers attacked one Lois Iorvihi and her siblings, Joi and Jerry on their way from Makurdi to Abuja.

Labour Unions Support Buhari’s Anti-corruption Crusade

Labour leaders under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Kwara State on Thursday carried out a peaceful anti-corruption rally in Ilorin, the state capital.The rally which started at the Labour House in Ilorin, took members of the organised labour unions through

Operation Public Schools: Katsina’s SUBEB Orders Parents To Withdraw Children From Private Schools


Bad market looms for private schools as the Katsina State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), has on Wednesday directed primary school teachers and all head teachers in the state to withdraw their children from private schools for enrolment in public schools. The Chairman of the SUBEB, Lawal Buhari Daura disclosed

News: Adamawa Governor Denies Using N200m To Pray Against Boko Haram


In a report by Vanguard, Adamawa State Governor, Jibrila Bindow has denied using the sum of N200m to pray against Boko Haram attacks in the state. The governor said that he was not using the sum to mobilize prayer warriors against Boko Haram insurgents as reported by the media. However,

Police Demolish Kidnappers’ Dens In Anambra

The efforts to end crime and bring criminal elements in Anambra State to book are still on, as the police have demolished two kidnappers’ dens in Umueri, Anambra East Local Government Area of the state. The Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr Joseph Agugoesi, led the group that demolished the buildings.

Governor Ishaku Complains Of Empty Treasury, Huge Debt

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Saturday said that his administration is being confronted with three major challenges of a huge debt profile, empty treasury and insecurity, since inauguration on May 29. Governor Ishaku told reporters that he inherited an empty treasury and a huge debt of over 20 Billion

Nigerians Should Accept Democracy As A Lifestyle – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to be patient and accept democracy not as a system of government but as a lifestyle in order to ensure development of the country. The President said this when he paid homage to the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruk Umar, after attending