Saraki unveils ministerial list, Lai Mohammed, Fashola, Ngige, Amaechi included

Senate President Bukola Saraki this morning during the Senate's plenary session unveiled the names on the ministerial list sent in by President Buhari. Those on the list are: former Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola, Rotimi Amaechi, Kayode Fayemi, Chris Ngige,...

Amaechi’s appointment does not interest me – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has insisted that he has no interest in the appointment of his predecessor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, as a minister. Wike was reacting to claims by the All Progressives Congress that he was orchestrating...

How Diezani got into problem over 3.7b naira house

THERE were indications on Monday on how a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke and a former Managing Director of a parastatal under the NNPC got themselves into trouble with the police in the United Kingdom. The PUNCH...

Buhari, Dogara meet over Saraki’s trial

There were indications that President Muhammadu Buhari and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, met on Monday night over the ongoing prosecution of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, for alleged false asset declaration. The...

Ex Minister Of Petroleum, Diezani, Appeared Before UK’s Westminister Magistrate Court Today

Embattled former minister of Petroleum resources, Diezani Alison Madueke who was arrested last week Friday over allegations of corruption and money laundering, appeared before London's Westminster Magistrate Court this morning at about 10am. Accompanying her was her mother, Beatrice...

Ministerial List: Fresh Nomination Crisis In South-West APC – Nigerian Tribune

FRONT-row gladiators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-West are locked in a battle of wits, following the release of ministerial nominees in four states, with fierce battle raging over the control of the outstanding two, Sunday...

US to give Buhari $2.3bn to eradicate poverty in Nigeria

Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed in a statement on Sunday that the Federal Government has signed a $2.3bn assistance agreement aimed at fighting extreme poverty with the United States...

We Have Clues On Boko Haram Sponsors – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that no amount of distractions would deter it from ending terrorism in Nigeria by December. Theater Commander, Operation “Lafiya Dole,” Maj.-Gen. Yushau Abubakar, gave this assurance while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria...

Jonathan Breaks Silence – ” El-Rufai Lied On Independence Expenditure “

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has branded Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, a ‘liar’ for alleging that he spent N64 billion on October 1 celebrations between 2010 and 2015. The statement, titled “We never spent billions on independence anniversary —...

The Nig. Government needs to do everything possible to ensure the safe return of...

The United States has urged the Federal Government to do everything possible to ensure the safe return of the more than 200 Chibok girls that were abducted in April 2014. The US acting Consul General, Dehab Ghebreab, who spoke at...