Buhari Reveals Agenda In Maiden Visit To Niger, Lists Chief Priorities


President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged the consistency with which the government and people of Niger Republic have stood beside Nigeria under all circumstances. Speaking in a visit to the country where he was received by Mahamadou Issoufou (president of Niger republic), President Buhari appreciated the sacrifices by Niger in the

Senate Presidency: North-east Group Seeks Position As Compensation

The North East Youth Initiative Forum (NEYIF) has called for the position of Nigeria’s Senate President to be zoned to the North-East geopolitical zone, as compensation for aligning with the Federal Government for the first time since the democratic dispensation.  At a press conference in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital,

Agency Begins Distribution Of Buhari’s Portrait

The Director General of the National Orientation Agency, Mr Mike Omeri, has advised Nigerians to obtain copies of the approved standard portrait of President Muhammadu Buhari from the Agency’s Offices Nationwide. In a statement signed by the Spokesman for the Director General of the Agency, David Akoji, said that “the

Buhari Set To Appoint Only 19 Ministers, Will Name Aides Before May 29


A report on Guardian newspaper claims that the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari, will likely stick to just 19 ministers in its cabinet.  The report also stated  that most of the ministers that will be appointed will be ministers of state in contrast to what is obtainable in the current

Fuel Scarcity: NLC Threatens Strike


Comrade Joe Ajaero of the Nigeria Labour Congress commented on the terrible fuel scarcity across the country, stating that it is war against the citizens and a deliberate attempt to subject Nigerians to economic suicide. In light of this, the labor union threatens to launch an indefinite strike action if the situation continued.

Nigerian Navy Arrests over 84 Vessels In 17 Months

The Nigerian Navy says its operations in the last 17 months have led to the arrest of over 84 vessels and their crew for alleged involvement in Maritime related crimes. Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday, ahead of the 59 Anniversary of the Navy, the Chief of Policy

Buhari Says Cabinet Will Consist Of Committed Technocrats

Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), says his Cabinet would be made up of people with requisite experience and committed technocrats. He said his choice of Cabinet members would stimulate the incoming administration towards delivering good governance that would meet the aspirations of Nigerians.

Prof Sonubi Tasks FG On Adequate Health Policy Funding

Former Chief Medical Director of the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Prof. Olusola Sonubi, has attributed the poor state of healthcare delivery in the country to the inability of Nigerian government in providing comprehensive health policy that all stakeholders could buy into.

Chibok Girls: ’All Hope Is Not Lost’


Senator Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians particularly families of the abducted Chibok school girls not to give up hopes on their safe return. According to The Nation, the former governor of Kwara state in a statement today, April 14, described the kidnap of the school girls as a human tragedy.


Veteran Comedian and host, Ali Baba has thrown caution to the wind once again, but this time in a very diplomatic manner. Just when we thought we’d wait for a little while to hear him vent concerning issues as regards the Nigerian Government and politics, in general, he recently shared