Tuesday, 30 June 2015
A member of the ruling party who spoke on condition of anonymity with Punch, said Ekweremadu serving as deputy senate president will adversely affect President Buhari's administration.
During Mugabe's weekly radio interview with Zimbabwe’s national radio last Saturday, he said:
Monday, 29 June 2015
Adesina in a statement issued on Sunday, said Buhari’s administration was cleaning PDP’s Augean Stable (mess). “It is amusing to read what the National Publicity Secretary of the defeated Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, considers a 30-day appraisal of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The Registrar of the university, David Suowari, was also directed to refundthe sum of N130, 692.71 per month in excess of his due salary.
Friday, 26 June 2015
The Supreme Court on Friday delivered a historic victory for gay rights, ruling 5 to 4 that the Constitution requires that same-sex couples be allowed to marry no matter where they live and that states may no longer reserve the right only for heterosexual couples.
Thursday, 25 June 2015
On Monday, July 20, President Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House. The visit will underscore the United States’ longstanding friendship with Nigeria, our commitment to strengthening and expanding our partnership with Nigeria’s new government, and our support for the Nigerian people following their historic democratic elections and peaceful transfer of power. President Obama looks forward to discussing with President Buhari our many shared priorities including U.S.-Nigeria cooperation to advance a holistic, regional approach to combating Boko Haram, as well as Nigeria’s efforts to advance important economic and political reforms that will help unlock its full potential as a regional and global leader. In addition to hosting President Buhari at the White House, the United States will welcome President Buhari’s senior advisors for consultations with U.S. counterparts and other events aimed at building on the strong U.S.-Nigeria relationship.
The lawsuit alleges that Gordon presented himself to be Brown's surrogate brother prior to 2012. After Brown inherited a substantial sum of money from her mother, Whitney Houston's estate, Gordon "assumed the position of Brown's boyfriend." Around Jan. 9, 2014, Gordon "perpetuated the fraud that he had married Brown, though in fact he never did so," according to the lawsuit.
According to the lawsuit, Gordon used that "misrepresentation" as Brown's husband to "control Brown and limit with whom she could interact." The suit alleges that Gordon answered Brown's cell phone, wouldn't allow her to make appointments without his permission and "manipulated her bank relationship so that she could access her money."
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Pres. Buhari had in a media parley with state House correspondents on Monday June 22nd calimed that his administration met 'virtually an empty treasury'. In a statement released yesterday June 23rd, Dr Suleiman said the Good luck administration left behind $30 billion in the national treasury.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
Monday, 22 June 2015
The countdown is here, Saturday this week is the Lagos audition. Lets make history.
LAGOS Audition Zone:
Date: 27th June.
Time: 10am prompt.
Venue: Kelins Court Hotel, #no.2 Bolashodipe Street, off Adelabu Marshall, Surulere.
#Black and White Tan top
Although imported chickens and turkeys have become status symbol in Nigeria, the National Agency for Food And Drug Administration And Control (NAFDAC) has come out to strongly warned against the consumption of imported or smuggled frozen poultry frozen meat, even as it has said that imported poultry products, especially chicken and turkey have been discovered to be causative factor in non- communicable diseases (NCDs) and antibiotics resistance.
Friday, 19 June 2015
According to The Nation, the 75 year old Chief, who was until his death, the Oluwo of Ikanna, was sleeping alone in the house when he heard his window break. He woke up to check it out and that was when he was shot dead.
"My father was sleeping in his bedroom. The bed is close to the window. As the glass was broken, he woke up to see what happened. He took his torch to see who was there. That was how he was shot. The first gunshot was in his hand which was seriously damaged. Maybe when he was still struggling, they shot him again. I guess they shot him three times.” he said.
Thursday, 18 June 2015
"I think Oprah would be great. I'd love to have Oprah. I think we'd win easily, actually."
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency to stop making mockery of governance with premature celebration of imaginary achievements except if the intention is to set up President Muhammadu Buhari for national and international ridicule.
The party said it was embarrassing that the APC and aides of President Buhari decided to invade the minds of Nigerians with propaganda and tissues of lies instead of assisting the President who was inaugurated three weeks ago to settle down, form a government and deliver his campaign promises to Nigerians.
Former Minister Femi Fani Kayode and his girlfriend, Precious Chikwendu spotted at the Federal High court in Lagos today for another hearing on a case filed against him by EFCC.Justice Rita Ofili Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State, has deferred judgment in the case of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, till July 1, 2015.
She told the court on Thursday that she could not deliver judgment in the case, as earlier scheduled, owing to the absence of the lead prosecution counsel, Mr. Festus Keyamo, in court. "It is proper for the entire parties to be around for the judgment, I feel this is the right thing to do... it is better to have everyone present for the judgment”, she said.
“When we get this refinery on track, I will have enough time and enough resources to pay what they are asking for. There were a couple of us who were rushing to buy, and we thought with the prices then, the people who were interested in selling were trying to go for a kill. We backtracked, because we were very busy doing other things, especially our industrialization.”he said
Dangote had shown interest in buying the club when he spoke with
According to a report by Punch, Funmi, who is separated from her son's father and lives with her father, was arrested after Neighbors raised an alarm after she was found with a blood stained knife. Her child was later found dead with stab wounds. Mother and late child pictured above
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
Since Governor Emmanuel was inaugurated on May 29, 2015 he is said to prefer travelling by chartered helicopter which he considers less ostentatious. The slash in Federal Allocation and high cost of aviation fuel are other reasons Governor Emmanuel is taking this step, Vanguard reports.
The PDP Media Watchdog has reacted to the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari in which he declared and admitted that age will limit the rate of his performance in office as President of Nigeria.
The group while reacting to the statement on Wednesday June 17, 2015 said the APC and President Buhari are gang of hypocrites and liars. "The PDP is again vindicated by this confession from President Muhammadu Buhari and many more that are yet to come.
APC Governors gathered at Imo state governor's lodge in Abuja yesterday June 16th for a meeting. More photos after the cut...
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has, since his election as the chairman of the National Assembly on June 9, been attending to official matters at his private residence in the Maitama area of the Federal Capital Territory because the N27.1bn official homes being built for National Assembly’s principal officers are still under construction.
"How I wish I became Head of State when I was a governor, just a few years as a young man. Now at 72, there is a limit to what I can do. But what brought me there I think mainly is because I love this country. I was in the war front for 30 months during the civil war. I lost a lot of loyal people to me, I lost relatives. A lot of Nigerians did too. We lost about two million Nigerians just to keep Nigeria one. So, nobody should come now and tell us rubbish. We are going to remain one country.
"I have been locked up as well, so what?" Buhari fires back at people accusing him of locking them up when he ruled
"This is my first time of attending these types of meetings (AU) and they go on and on until about 1 in the morning. And then you are supposed to start in the morning again. Everybody is repeating what the other speaker has said instead of to keep their mouth shut. Anyways, it is a great experience. I have listened to the address paraphrased by the counsel-general, I’m pleased that wherever Nigerians are whether in South Africa or Saudi Arabia or Europe or Alaska for that matter, you’ll make an impact both positive and negative.
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Press statement from PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned former Kano State governor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso against incendiary utterances capable of destabilizing the National Assembly and rubbishing the prevailing political tranquility in the country. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh in a statement on Tuesday said the party was particularly shocked by the hate statement from Senator Kwankwaso wherein he used offensive language on the PDP and its members in the National Assembly.
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Oyegun said Buhari is keen on appointing technocrats who will work with his agenda of moving Nigeria forward. Oyegun said this while speaking with journalists after a meeting in Abuja today.
"There is absolutely no dispute between the party and the president.
Now producers of Ogogoro, Okwagbe Distillers Union, Delta State, have appealed to the Federal Government not to ban the production of that brand of alcohol.
Jega spoke in Abuja during a retreat titled, “2015 general elections: Lessons and the way forward.” which was organised for the electoral officers of the commission where the report of the 2015 elections was reviewed.
Buhari, who spoke to newsmen at the Summit of the African Union in Johannesburg, South Africa, said he was being careful in order not to make mistakes in appointing individuals especially to key positions such as in the finance and petroleum ministries.
The newly inaugurated members of the National Assembly are to receive N8.64 billion as Wardrobe allowance next week. According to ThisDay, N8.64 billion wardrobe allowance translates to N17.5 million for each of the 360 members of the House of Representatives and N21.5 million for each of the 109 senators. This is asides the other allowances they are entitled to which includes furniture, housing and vehicle.