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National Assembly distorted budget to further increase their allocation for Constituency projects – Presidency

  By Ismaila Chafe The Presidency has reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari’s reservation over the distorted 2018 budget by the National Assembly, saying he only signed the document in the spirit of compromise. According to Buhari’s Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, the President …

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Budget 2018: National Assembly replies President Buhari, says they ought to be commended

The President’s Budget Speech: Our Response, by the National Assembly   GENTLEMEN OF THE PRESS. 1.          We appreciate the fact that the 2018 Appropriations Law which was passed by the National Assembly on May 16th, 2018 was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018. 2.          In his speech at …

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Eagles 2- Iceland 0: Wild jubilations across the world; Buhari, Ekweremadu, others hail; Why we won – Rohr; Why we lost – Iceland Coach

The Super Eagles resurgence with two Ahmed Musa goals in the second half to beat Iceland 2-0 and move from bottom to second place in Group D at Russia 2018 has elicited wild jubilations across the world among Nigerians and supporters of the team. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja, congratulated …

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APC Convention: South-East endorsement of Izunazo, others not effective – Aspirant

By Emmanuel Mogbede  Mr Emma Ibediro, National Organising Secretary aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the re-election endorsement of outgoing officers of the party from South-East by the region’s stakeholders was ineffective.He stated this on Thursday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen on his aspiration, describing the development as …

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Viral video: Police debunk masked lady’s allegation of opulence against Inspector …Say Officer neither owns property in Lagos or worth N2bn (See how much he has and where he lives)

The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday debunked allegation raised by a masked lady in a video on the social media accusing a police inspector, Marcel Nnabugwu of living in opulence and above his means. The lady in the said video which had since gone viral on the internet, had …

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2019: Institute urges journalists to be conflict-sensitive

  By Emmnauel Oloniruha  The Director, International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, Mr Lanre Arogundade, has advised Journalists to be conflict-sensitive in their reports as the country prepares for 2019 general elections. Arogundade gave the advice at a Workshop on Covering Elections organised by the International Press Institute (IPI) in collaboration with …

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