Saturday, October 19, 2019

Buhari To Gowon On 85th Birthday: You Are A Living Legend

President Muhammadu Buhari has described former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon as a living legend and a symbol of national unity. The President stated this in a birthday message to Gen. Gowon on the occasion of his 85th birthday. As Nigeria’s youngest leader since Independence, President Buhari affirms that Gen. Gowon’s visionary leadership style, wisdom...

Gowon Remains A Symbol Of National Unity – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has described a former Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as a symbol of national unity. In a message to mark the 85th birthday of the former Head of State, Gbajabiamila eulogised Gowon’s love for Nigeria and his belief in the oneness of the...

National Security: Nigerian Army Recruits 5,000 Soldiers

As part of its efforts to improve national security, the Nigerian Army has recruited 5,000 soldiers. Speaking at the passing out ceremony of the new soldiers, the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, assured Nigerians that the military will not rest on its oars until the country is safe from the threats of Boko...

Impeachment: I Remain Deputy Governor Of Kogi State – Simon Achuba

Mr Simon Achuba has insisted that he is the Deputy Governor of Kogi State. He stated this in a telephone interview with Channels Television on Friday, shortly after he was impeached by members of the State House of Assembly. “What they have done is nothing. I am the deputy governor of Kogi State and I remain the deputy governor...

Kogi Deputy Governor Achuba Impeached To Be Replaced By Onoja

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr Simon Achuba, has been impeached. Mr Achuba was impeached by members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Friday in Lokoja, the state capital. The Majority Leader of the House disclosed this to reporters at the premises of the Assembly complex. Achuba’s impeachment followed the submission of a report...

‘Please Leave Anglican Communion’: Archbishop Glenn Tells Same-Sex Marriage Supporters

Anglican Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies has told Anglican supporters of same-sex marriage they should leave the church rather than "betray God's word" in a scathing speech condemning progressive elements within the faith. He said the church must focus on "evangelising Australia" rather than "the constant pressure to change our doctrine in order to satisfy...

Oyo Govt. To Adopt Anti-Open Grazing

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The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, on Friday, said that the Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation bill would be passed by the Assembly before the end of October. Ogundoyin (PDP/Ibarapa East) said this at a town hall meeting, organised in Eruwa by the National Orientation Agency (NOA) in the state, in...

PDP asks Buhari, who funds his wife’s office?

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to explain the source of funding of the office of the first lady being occupied by Aisha, his wife. In a statement on Thursday, the party also asked Buhari to explain the rationale behind the office despite his promise to scrap it. The party said the...

Buhari Promises To Make Calabar a Historical City

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja assured full Federal Government’s support for the development of the historic City of Calabar. At an audience granted His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi, Otu V, Obong of Calabar, at the State House, the President said that though the City had lost its preeminent status as the first...

CDD evaluates Buhari’s economic policies, advises govt

The Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, has pointed out how President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government can improve on its economic policies. CDD stated that Buhari government needs to increase capital investments and reforms in the power sector, while Nigeria needs to focus on increasing production in the oil sector. It stated this in an assessment...

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