The Coalition of Northern Youths has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Abubakar not to contest the 2019 presidential election. In a communiqué issued at the end of their summit in Kaduna Monday, the group urged the two ...Powered by WPeMatico
The Ondo State House of Assembly has impeached its Deputy Speaker Iroju Ogundeji. Shortly after the impeachment which took place during plenary on Tuesday, a new Deputy Speaker, Hon. Bimbo Fajolu was appointed. Ogundeji was impeac ...Powered by WPeMatico
As the 2019 general election is fast approaching and with the final entry of Senator Ali Sheriff a.k.a. SAS into the ruling party, APC, happenings within and around the party indicates that all the APC machinery from the ward level to the state l ...Powered by WPeMatico
Stakeholders in the food, beverage and tobacco sub-sector have called on the Federal Government to suspend its proposed increase on excise duty rates on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products which is set to go into effect on June 4, 2018. The group said that it was with deep regret that the government was making plans to raise the excise duty rates at a time industry producers were experiencing declining volumes and contracting margins, noting that the effect of absorbing the cost of the new excise duty regime would be over-whelming on industry players. They note that the new development would reverse some of the earlier gains made which saw a GDP growth rate of 8.62% in the sub-sector in 2017 over 2016 and representing a growth rate of 2.35% The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun had in...
Reports that Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, the former Minister of Aviation, has left the PDP and joined the SDP are false. Such reports are nothing but social-media gossip and fake news put out by disgruntled elements working for the Buhari administration ...Powered by WPeMatico
RIVERS State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, raised the alarm on Sunday that the Federal Government was plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge. Wike disclosed this during the third year anniversary thanksgiving service ...Powered by WPeMatico
One of the greatest fallacies I have heard in recent times is that Ebonyi State has no written charter of equity depicting modalities for the rotation of political positions especially the seat of the Executive Governor among the three senatorial dis ...Powered by WPeMatico
The Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), the campaign organization of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, ...Powered by WPeMatico