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…

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…

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…

NiMet predicts flooding in parts of Nigeria in July

The current soil moisture condition across Nigeria shows prospects of moderate to severe run-off over Kaduna, Benue, Anambra, Delta, Gombe, Zamfara and Northern Yobe between July and September, according to Nigerian Meteorological Agency, (NiMet). In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Mrs Tessy Ushie, Head of Public Relations Unit, explained that NiMet made the prediction…