The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is optimistic that the party would emerge victorious in Saturday’s presidential elections. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Olisa Metuh, told a news conference in Abuja that the PDP has mobilized enough grassroots support to guarantee the party’s
By Henry Ojelu Ben Murray Bruce A former Attorney General of Bayelsa state, Chief Anthony George – Ikoli SAN has filed a suit before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja challenging the eligibility of the Chairman of Silver Group, Ben Bruce in contesting the Bayelsa East Senatorial District election.
Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to assent to the amended sections of the 1999 constitution before the end of his administration. The appeal was made at a forum between civil society groups, journalists and legal experts, aimed at appealing to President Goodluck Jonathan to assent
The Nigeria Senate approved the request of President Goodluck Jonathan for the increment of the Diaspora Bond from $100 million to $300 million on Tuesday. The Chairman, Joint Committee on Local and Foreign Debts and Finance, Ehigie Uzamere, representing Edo South senatorial district said the increase in the bond was
The Senate and the House of Representatives have adopted $53 as the oil benchmark price for the 2015 budget. The adoption was agreed in a meeting of the Conference Committee of the two chambers in a meeting yesterday, ahead of the anticipated passage of the N4.
It is no longer breaking news that the former Minister of Defence, Senator Musliu Obanikoro was today Wednesday March 11 confirmed a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senator Musiliu Obanikoro was the most controversial name on the list
Hundreds of women from Anambra Central Senatorial Zone of Anambra state have endorsed Victor Umeh, as the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Senatorial candidate for the zone. Speaking during the occasion at Ojukwu Park, Awka, Anambra State, the wife of the governor, Mrs.
Those nominated in the ministerial list sent to the Senate by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria are set to appear before the Senate for screening. Naij disclosed that despite the stir surfacing from the inclusion of former minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, as one of
The Nigerian Senate has just summoned the nation’s service chiefs to clarify the reasons security agencies were unavailable to provide security during the dates of elections. As Premium Times informs, the decision was made at plenary after yesterday meeting with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega.
President Goodluck Jonathan, today has reportedly sent eight ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and approval. The names which was contained in a letter signed by Jonathan and read by Senate President David Mark, include senator Musiliu Obanikoro from Lagos state Punch Newspaper reports.
Mr. Obanikoro was one of the biggest casualties of the gubernatorial primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party The post BREAKING: Jonathan nominates Obanikoro, six others as ministers appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.