Prof. Osinbajo Says FG Will Deal With AMCON High-profile ₦5trillion Debtors

Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN in a handshake with the Board Chairman of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Muiz Banire, SAN; Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Managing Director/CEO, AMCON (standing 4th from right) with other directors, executive management and staff of AMCON when the Vice President hosted the AMCON Board and Management at the State House Abuja…at the weekend —————————————————————————————————————————————————— By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN at the weekend dropped the hint that the Federal Government would deal decisively with individuals…

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Kano State: Dichotomy Between Bsc., HND Abolished

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa As part of the developments marking the just ended Workers Day celebrations in Kano State, the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has abolished the dichotomy between the Bsc. and the Higher National Diploma (HND) holders. Ganduje made the disclosure at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano when he explained that the decision to abolish the dichotomy was part of his administration’s efforts towards boosting the morale of civil servants in the state. A good number of employers of labour in the country discriminate holders of HND, thus increasing…

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Rising Insecurity: Bandits Abduct Magajin Garin Daura, Shoots Police Inspector

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa As a way of further stating the obvious fact that Nigeria is indeed unsafe, gunmen visited the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari and abducted the Magajin Garin Daura, the District Head. As a matter of fact, the Katsina Police command said its patrol teams at Kusada Division intercepted and engaged the abductors in a gun duel that led to the shooting of one Inspector Muntari Maikudi attached to the Division. That shows how daring these daredevil kidnappers have become in the country. Recall that only recently…

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Disputed Presidential Election: Atiku, Buhari Disagree At Tribunal

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are having major disagreement over the implementation of the Court of Appeal order that INEC should grant the PDP access to materials they used during the presidential elections, which held on February 23, 2019. While INEC claimed that it had complied with the order, the PDP on the other hand has maintained that INEC had not obeyed the order. Recall that INEC had declared the incumbent Nigeria president, Muhammadu Buhari who re-contested on the platform…

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Imo State: Ihedioha Wants Commonwealth Support

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Ahead of his swearing in on May 29, 2019, the Imo State Governor-elect, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has asked the support and cooperation of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CEIC), in the United Kingdom. The Mbaise born governor-elect, who was at the council’s office in the United Kingdom, on a high-level strategic business meeting, said he was in the UK to discuss areas of cooperation and assistance to Imo State by the member-states when he assumes office. Describing the meeting as fruitful and forward-looking, he expressed optimism…

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Submit Your Handover Notes Buhari Directs Heads Of MDAs

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa With high probability that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) ahead of the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office news has it that Buhari has asked ministers and agency heads to submit their handover notes latest by Wednesday April 24, 2019. In a statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, said the president asked his appointees to come up with a comprehensive status reports on policies, programmes and projects…

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Senate Ticket: Justice Taiwo Hands Off Onyeriri, Okorocha Case

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has washed his hands off the suit filed by Mr. Rochas Okorocha, the Imo State governor, urging the Court to grant an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a Certificate of Return as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District. Justice Taiwo consequently returned the case file to the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Abdul Kafarati for reassignment to another judge. Justice Taiwo’s decision Newsbitsng.com learnt followed allegations…

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Nyesom Wike’ll Reciprocate Reelection With Good Governance

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Nyesom Wike, the re-elected Governor of Rivers State, has stated that he would never take the support of Rivers people for granted. He promised to continue to work to improve their lives. Wike spoke on Saturday when he visited project sites in the state capital and interacted directly with Rivers people for the first time after his election victory, which was hard fought. According to him, “I will never relent in what we are doing for the people. We will never take the support of Rivers people…

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Wike, PDP Leading Other Parties In Revers State Governorship Election

By Andrew Onyejuruuwa Chief Nyesom Wike, the incumbent Rivers State Governor, who is seeking reelection has taken a clear lead in the state’s governorship contest as collation of results of the poll held on March 9 resumed with the governor winning 13 of the 15 local governments of the state as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). It would be recalled that the collation of results was suspended by INEC following the takeover of the collation centre in Port Harcourt, the state capital, by soldiers on March 10.…

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‘I Will Do My Best During The Second Term’ – Buhari Tells Nigerians

Andrew Onyejuruuwa President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja promised Nigerians that he will put in all efforts to ensure the best for the country and her citizens when he begins a second term in office on May 29, 2019. He also praised those who voted him during the elections. Buhari spoke when he received the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council of Gidauniyar Jihar Katsina (Katsina State Development Fund) led by Justice Mamman Nasir at the State House. President Buhari, whose reelection is being contested at the tribunal by former…

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