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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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Lagos Senators endorse Ambode for second term …I’ll continue to give my best to Lagosians, Says Gov

 The three senators representing Lagos East, West and Central Senatorial Districts on Sunday passed a vote of confidence and endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term in office, saying that the giant strides of his administration were being felt across the State.   The Senators- Gbenga Ashafa (Lagos East); Oluremi …

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Dickson, Jonathan, others insist on restructuring before 2019 polls …Election ‘ll be a referendum on federalism, says Bayelsa gov

Bayelsa State Governor, the Honourable Seriake Dickson, has joined coalition of leaders from four geo-political regions to reiterate his call on the Federal Government to restructure the country before the 2019 general election. Governor Dickson, who spoke on Saturday in Yenagoa, during the South-South Mega Rally with the theme: “Restructuring …

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We will bring back our remaining Chibok daughters soon, President Buhari reassures as he receives released Dapchi school girls

ADDRESS BY HE MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, ON THE OCCASION OF RECEPTION OF THE RELEASED DAPCHI SCHOOLGIRLS ON 23RD MARCH 2018 I am delighted to formally announce to Nigerians this morning and our International friends and partners that One Hundred and Seven (107) Dapchi students …

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