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I’m not meddling in Kano elections – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has refuted rumors going round that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections.  In a statement made available to news men by the media adviser in Lagos, Mr. Tunde Rahman, Asiwaju Tinubu   said he had not been in …

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Reps postpone plenary till April 2 for budget defence

House of Representatives has suspended all plenary activities for two weeks. The suspension was reached at Tuesday plenary presided by Speaker Yakubu Dogara. The decision was to enable the House call for 2019 budget defence by Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs of government.  Recall that the House had before the …

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2019 budget passes second reading in Senate

The Senate on Tuesday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N8.82 trillion for second reading. The budget totaling, N8,826,636,578,915 has a recurrent expenditure of N4 trillion while N2 trillion goes for capital expenditure with N2.2 trillion and N492 billion for debt servicing and statutory transfers respectively. Reacting to the details of …

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No plan to sell Lagos Trade Fair Complex – BPE

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has said that there was no plan to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair complex to any individual or corporate organization.  Reacting to Monday’s protests by traders at the complex, the Head, Public Communications, of the bureau, Amina Othman, said, in Abuja that the …

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Buhari, Service Chiefs hold another closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, met with the security chiefs again. In attendance at the security briefing, which held at the State House were the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno; Defence Minister, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan Ali; Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of Air Staff, Inspector …

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INEC promises free, fair supplementary election in Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Ekiti State has assured political parties, candidates and stakeholders that the house of assembly supplementary election billed for Saturday   in Ekiti east constituency one,   will be free, fair, transparent and credible. Major contenders in the election are Hon.  Ojo-ade Fajana of the Peoples Democratic …

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Run-Offs: Buhari won’t change results to favor you, presidency warns APC candidates

The presidency has informed the All Progressives Congress candidates in states where supplementary elections would hold on Saturday that president Muhammadu Buhari would not manipulate the Independent National Electoral Commission in their favor. It also warned political leaders making inflammatory statements capable of inciting the citizenry to violence ahead of …

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