Arrest Fulani Herdsmen Now- Benue Governor Urges Buhari

Arrest Fulani Herdsmen Now- Benue Governor Urges Buhari

Following threats by the leadership of Miyetti Allah that they would mobilize their members to resist the anti- open grazing law,Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has called on President Muhammadu to call the herdsmen to order. Speaking to State House Correspondents yesterday after a closed-door meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, he said threats by the Miyetti Allah to make the state ungovernable is unacceptable. He assured the citizens of the state that…

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We Are Not In Rivers State For Immunization- Army Denies Excercise

We Are Not In Rivers State For Immunization- Army Denies Excercise

The Nigerian Army has denied rumours making the rounds that its personnel embarked upon forceful vaccination of students with an unknown substance in parts of Rivers State. This is as All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State accused Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike of being behind the rumour of Nigerian Army vaccine in schools in order to intimidate and demoralise security agencies in the state. The Nigerian Army, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt yesterday…

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National Assembly Declares Praying/Fasting For National Unity

National Assembly Declares Praying/Fasting For National Unity

President of the National Prayer Breakfast, Senator Barnabas Gemade, has admonished Nigerians to imbibe the virtues of faith, patriotism and free enterprise to get Nigeria off the brink of disintegration following recent tensions that greeted the country. Speaking when he led other members of the Christian Legislators Fellowship of National Assembly on a media parley on Wednesday morning, Senator Gemade said the Nigerian Prayer Breakfast took its cue from the American Prayer Breakfast instituted by…

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Senate Under Pressure To Drop NNPC $25 Billion Contract Probe

Senate Under Pressure To Drop NNPC $25 Billion Contract Probe

The Senate has postponed the commencement of its planned investigation into the alleged award of $25 billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).C Following the allegation of abuse of due process made by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, against the NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Senate resolved to investigate the matter. The upper chamber also resolved to investigate Baru over alleged insubordination and abuse of…

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Let Me Have Open Trial- Dasuki Tells Federal Government

Let Me Have Open Trial- Dasuki Tells Federal Government

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has pleaded with the Federal High Court in Abuja to adjourn indefinitely his trial in the charges of unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering brought against him since 2015 by the Federal government On Tuesday, Dasuki in a motion on notice argued by his counsel, Mr. Ahmed Raji, SAN, in Abuja said that the adjournment became imperative because he has referred to constitutional issues…

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2019: Buhari Orders FIRS To Close Atiku’s Company Office

2019: Buhari Orders FIRS To Close Atiku’s Company Office

The onslaught against former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in the hands of the Buhari government continued on Monday as the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, sealed the headquarters of his company Intels, in Onne, Rivers State. DAIlY POST gathered that the company was sealed over “unremitted taxes”. Intels operates in a Free Zone Authority located in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. FIRS is accusing the oil services company, Intels of operating illegally within the zone. An impeccable…

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Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF’s) African Department has explained why Nigeria can’t achieve higher productivity in many sectors of the economy. He said without energy, it would be difficult for the acclaimed Africa’s giant to make headways.  Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, while briefing newsmen over the weekend at the IMF/ World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington DC, “given how big the size of the Nigerian economy is and given the potential that it…

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Nigeria Has Suffered Accidental Presidency Since 1999- Says Ghali Na’Abba

Nigeria Has Suffered Accidental Presidency Since 1999- Says Ghali Na’Abba

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Ghali Umar Na’Abba, has described all Nigerian presidents from 1999 till date as accidental leaders going by the process of their emergence. The former lawmaker said the faulty process of their emergence was responsible for the leadership problem facing Nigeria. He made these remarks at the 2016/2017 Matriculation and Fellowship Endowment Ceremony of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) in Abuja. Na’Abba said accidental leadership brings about trial…

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