Why I’m Seeking A 2nd Term — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, put paid to speculations about his political future with a declaration to the National Executive Committee, NEC of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that he would seek a second term to enable him consolidate on his achievements. The resolution of the President’s aspiration, however, came with a fresh uncertainty on the…

Crisis Hits NASS Mgt As Staff Threaten To Begin Strike Tomorrow

THE National Assembly staff under the platform of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, yesterday, threatened to picket National Assembly and National Assembly Service Commission, NASC, over what they described as humiliating action by the management and leadership against the workforce. In its communique, after a meeting, PASAN told NASC to invoke its powers as…

Akpobolokemi has case to answer over alleged N2.6bn fraud, court rules

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Monday, overruled a no case submission by former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, charged with N2.6 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Dec. 4, 2015, arraigned Akpobolokemi alongside five others, for allegedly diverting N2.6 billion from…

Nigeria moves up in latest FIFA Ranking

Nigeria moved up to the 41st position in the World and retained the fifth in Africa in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings. The rankings released by the World Football governing body showed that Nigeria moved up three places from the 44th position in September, but maintained the fifth spot in Africa. It said that…

3000 APC supporters defected to PDP in Taraba

NO fewer than 3000 supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba yesterday dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), citing disagreements rocking the state chapter of the party. Speaking during a ceremony to welcome at the PDP state secretariat in Jalingo, a former Speaker of the Taraba State Assembly, Mr. Simon…