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Convention: President Buhari asks APC leadership to grant waivers to party executives

  By Emmanuel Mogbede President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership to consider granting waivers to party executives that may want to contest in its planned elective congresses and convention. The president, while speaking at the party´s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Monday in Abuja, …

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Emefiele emerges The Guardian Economic Personality of the Year …Unfolds plans to boost credit to vulnerable Nigerians

  The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele was on Saturday, April 7, 2018, unveiled as The Guardian Economic Personality of the Year 2017 in recognition of his contribution to stabilizing the Nigerian financial sector amidst recession as well as the Bank’s effort in development financing. Presenting the …

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Tenure elongation: We’re on same page with Buhari — APC governors insist; Visit President Buhari

  By Ismaila Chafe  Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday dismissed media reports that there was disagreement between them and President Muhammadu Buhari over tenure elongation for the APC national and state executives. Gov. Abdul-aziz Yari of Zamfara stated this when he briefed State House correspondents alongside …

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies; Africa has lost a courageous woman – President Buhari; Women activists mourn

  Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that had kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, Victor Dlamini said in a statement. “She fought valiantly against the apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country,” …

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Angry constituents stone rep member

Angry constituents Saturday stoned Hon Garba Hamman Julde, a member of the House of Reps representing Bali-Gassol Federal constituency of Taraba state. Citing failed representation and abandonment of his constituents for more than two years, the constituents vent their anger after the lawmaker presented 11 motorcycles and one car to …

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Ambode to Buhari: Lagos truly deserves special status …President visits Eko Atlantic City, Says project’ll boost Nigeria’s economy

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening urged President Muhammadu Buhari to seriously consider the possibility of granting Lagos a Special Status to enable it sustain its position as the driver of the nation’s economic growth. Governor Ambode, who spoke at a State Dinner in honour of President …

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Buhari, Osinbajo, Ambode eulogise Tinubu at 66…He’s a political strategist, fountain of ideas – President…Asiwaju’s era as Gov showed his capacity for governance – Ambode

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Mr.  Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday took turns to eulogise the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as he clocked 66.  Speaking at the 10th Bola Ahmed Tinubu Colloquium, organised to commemorate the former …

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Buhari commissions Ikeja Bus Terminal …Lauds Ambode’s rail reform initiatives, developmental strides…We’re committed to efficient, integrated transport system, Says Lagos Gov

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday began his two-day official visit to Lagos State with the unveiling of ultra-modern Ikeja Bus Terminal designed to redefine public transportation in line with the Bus Reform Initiative of the State Government.  The President, accompanied to the facility by the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode …

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