Muhammadu Buhari

Hate Speech Bill: Propose Death Penalty For Corrupt Politicians, Falana Tells NASS

  Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has asked the National Assembly to make laws that will pronounce death penalty for corruption perpetrated by politically exposed persons. Mr Falana while reacting in a statement to the hate speech bill currently debated by lawmakers described it as an encroachment on the legislative autonomy of the … Continue reading Hate Speech Bill: Propose Death Penalty For Corrupt Politicians, Falana Tells NASS

Kogi Election: Buhari Congratulates Yahaya Bello, Commends INEC

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Yahaya Bello on his re-election as Governor of Kogi State, while commending INEC and security agencies for “discharging their responsibilities under difficult conditions.” The President tweeted his congratulations on Monday after INEC announced Bello as the winner of the Kogi elections, which was marred with reports of violence, according … Continue reading Kogi Election: Buhari Congratulates Yahaya Bello, Commends INEC

‘Bayelsa Will Be Great Again,’ Lyon Reacts To Election Victory

    The Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has promised to make the state great again. He made the pledge in a tweet on Monday, shortly before he was declared the winner of the keenly contested governorship election in Bayelsa. In another tweet, Lyon thanked the people of the state for electing him and … Continue reading ‘Bayelsa Will Be Great Again,’ Lyon Reacts To Election Victory

Buhari Congratulates Lyon, Condemns Violence In Bayelsa

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his “impressive victory”. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. The President also commended APC supporters in particular and Nigerians in general … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates Lyon, Condemns Violence In Bayelsa

LIVE UPDATES: Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections – APC, PDP, Over 20 Other Parties Vie For Power

    Residents of Bayelsa and Kogi states will today vote to determine who will govern the state for the next four years. In Bayelsa, 45 candidates are in the governorship race, according to data from the Independent National Electoral Commission. Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Senator Douye Diri of … Continue reading LIVE UPDATES: Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections – APC, PDP, Over 20 Other Parties Vie For Power

BREAKING: Buhari Returns From Private Visit To UK

  President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom. The President returned a day earlier than he was scheduled to. The Presidential Jet touched down at about 9.45pm. Speaking to reporters at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, President Buhari says he intends … Continue reading BREAKING: Buhari Returns From Private Visit To UK

NECO Dismisses 70 Staff For Certificate Forgery

  The Management of National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the dismissal of 70 staff from her services for certificate forgery. These dismissals are a sequel to a report submitted by a Management Committee constituted to verify the certificate of staff. According to the management of NECO, the Certificate Verification Committee carried out its assignment … Continue reading NECO Dismisses 70 Staff For Certificate Forgery

Nigeria’s Former Minister Of Information, Alex Akinyele Dies At 81

  A former Minister of Information, Alex Akinyele is dead. A son of the deceased, Constantine Akinyele, said the former minister died on Thursday night after a brief illness. Akinyele who died at the age of 81 served as a Minister of Information under Ibrahim Babangida, military regime between 1985 and 1993. Akinyele later became … Continue reading Nigeria’s Former Minister Of Information, Alex Akinyele Dies At 81

2019 Presidential Election: Buhari ‘Eminently’ Qualified, Supreme Court Rules

  The Supreme Court has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is ‘eminently qualified to contest for the 2019 Presidential Elections. The Apex court which set today as the date to explain reasons for the dismissal of the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said that the Appellant failed to … Continue reading 2019 Presidential Election: Buhari ‘Eminently’ Qualified, Supreme Court Rules

Election Petition: Atiku’s Lawyers Absent As Supreme Court Gives Reasons For Ruling

  About 20 Senior Advocates of Nigeria and over 30 junior lawyers representing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar are absent at the Supreme Court where the reasons why their appeal challenging the outcome of the February 23 presidential election is expected to be delivered. The Apex court had on … Continue reading Election Petition: Atiku’s Lawyers Absent As Supreme Court Gives Reasons For Ruling