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Senate Resumes Session with the Ceremonial Mace Restored…

The Senate has resumed plenary after coming out of an executive (closed door) session where the earlier incident of forceful removal of the mace was deliberated upon. The session is holding with the mace, the official symbol of authority firmly in place, and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, presiding. According …

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Keyamo Speaks on Being Buhari’s Campaign Spokesman…

“I know millions of Nigerians have never seen me in the mould of partisan politics. This is because for the past two and half decades, I have been under intense public scrutiny while engaging successive governments (military and civilian) in the most critical way possible.” “The public has also watched …

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Buhari Appoints Festus Keyamo as Campaign Spokesperson…

Senior lawyer, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications, (Official Spokesperson) for the President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign. This was contained in a statement signed and forwarded to DAILY POST by the Secretary, office of the Director-General, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization, Mohammed Dattijo. Keyamo has …

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Nigerian Health Workers Declare Indefinite Strike…

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has announced an indefinite strike action. The union said the latest industrial action would paralyze activities in all health institutions across the country. “All federal government health institutions in Nigeria including federal medical centers, specialists’ hospitals, orthopedic hospitals, psychiatric hospitals among others will be …

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Police Arrested 12 Suspects in Offa Robbery Attack…

The police have revealed the identities of 12 suspects who were arrested for alleged connection to the last Thursday’s robbery in Offa, Kwara State. Armed robbers stormed the community the afternoon of April 5, killing 17 people and raiding five banks. Eight police officers at Owode Division, Offa, were also killed in …

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Court Adjourns Suit Against APC Over Tenure Elongation…

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday fixed May 3 to hear a suit by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adewale Hameed, challenging the purported tenure elongation of APC’s national officers including its chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun. Listed as defendants are Mr Odigie-Oyegun, Segun Oni, Deputy National …

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Nigeria Launches Emergency Power Supply Projects…

The Federal Government and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency on Thursday inaugurated projects for emergency improvement of electricity supply facilities. According to both parties, the power capacitor bank project will help improve the voltage of electricity supplied to selected locations across the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, …

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Nigeria’s Population Hits 198 Million People…

The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate of about 6.5 per cent. Chairman of NPC, Mr Eze Duruiheoma, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and …

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Human Rights Coalition Releases Report on Nigeria…

The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria has released a complete review of incidents of farmers/herders crisis in Nigeria, lauding the neutral conduct of the Nigerian Army as patriotic and professional. It however cautioned that situations where political office holders fail to take appropriate actions to maintain …

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Buhari Declares Intention to Seek Re-election…

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally announced he will seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Buhari made the announcement on Monday at a meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress leadership. The National Executive Committee(NEC) meeting of the party is holding in Abuja. Mr. Buhari made the declaration after the media had …

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