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Buhari off to Abidjan for EU-AU summit

By Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, today, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said in a ...

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Miyetti Allah denies sponsoring Benue killings

By Baba Yusuf Abuja Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has denied media reports alleging that it sponsored the killings in Benue state, describing the reports as “misleading and big lies.” Reacting to the weekend newspapers reports, National Publicity ...

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Fashola, Baru, TCN officials shun Senate probe

By Ezrel Tabiowo Abuja Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, and officials of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday, failed to appear before an investigative hearing ...

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Reps query N177bn FG’s issued bonds

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja House of Representatives has queried the unauthorized issuance of N177 billion bonds by the federal government. Revelation of the issuance came up yesterday during an interactive session with the House’s Joint Committee on the 2018-2020 Medium ...

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Atiku to declare for PDP Dec 6

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will on Dec 6, visit the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he will formally declare for the party, the Blueprint has gathered. According to the timetable of events for ...

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Kaigama: Why I’m attracted to Shettima

By Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, has said he is attracted to Kashim Shettima of Borno state because he has proved not to be “narrow minded and myopic but broad and fair ...

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Southern senators insist on 2014 confab report

By Kingston Obung Calabar Southern Senators under the aegis of Southern Senators’ Forum (SSF) have insisted that the only way hydra-headed challenges facing the nation could be frontally tackled was through restructuring and implementation of the recommendations of the 2014 ...

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Borno PDP elects new executive

By Auwal Ahmad Gombe The crisis in Borno state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP may have ended as the party, weekend, elected its new executive members to pilot its affairs for the next four years, following a state congress. The election ...

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Saraki salutes Shehu Malami at 80

By Taiye Odewale Abuja President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described Nigeria’s former ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Shehu Malami, as “an accomplished businessman that uses his international connection” to bring investment and development to the country. Saraki, ...

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APC confirms Atiku’s resignation

By Bode Olagoke Abuja All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed receiving a resignation letter from the former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of his membership of the party. In the letter, Atiku warned that the polarisation policy of the APC government, ...

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Agoro slams Atiku for dumping APC

By Agboola Bayo Ibadan National Chairman and former Presidential candidate of the National Action Council (NAC),Dr Olapade Agoro, yesterday condemned the dumping of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) by the former Vice President Abubakar Atiku. Agoro told journalists in ...

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Atiku is a serial defector – El-Rufai

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Friday described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as a serial defector, saying that his latest defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) did not come as a surprise to the party faithful. Speaking ...

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Why banditry in Zamfara must end

  On Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered a military crackdown on bandits operating in rural communities in Zamfara state, following fresh attacks on some communities in Shinkafi and Maradun local government areas. To enable the army carry out this new ...

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