The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians are no longer interested in fake promises and false performance claims, now that elections are around the corner. This is coming on the heels of the President’s promise of adequate funding of Federal Government projects that are ongoing in the South East zone during his meeting with leaders of the zone on Wednesday. The PDP said the attempt by the Presidency to lure the South-East geo-political zones into supporting his second term fell like a pack of cards as the people have resolved not to follow any leader who cannot deliver on his promises. The party’s
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An electorate, Adamu Muhammad-Alangade, has dragged a House of Representatives member, Mohammed Datti-Babawo before a Sharia Court II, Sabongari, Zaria demanding explanation on how he used the N1.5 billion constituency projects. Newsmen report that, Datti-Babawo represents Sabongari federal constituency of Kaduna State on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) from 2003 to date. Muhammad-Alangade in his suit prayed the court to order the lawmaker to explain how he used the N1.5 billion constituency allowance between 2011 and 2015. Man
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The chairman, Channels Television, John Momoh has said that 2019 Presidential election debates would be majorly issue based, to showcase the potentials of aspirants. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja yesterday, Momoh said the debates will focus on the issue that matter most to Nigerians including, the working families, restoring the nation’s economy, providing electricity, creating jobs, securing health care for every Nigerian, making and achieving excellence in every Nigerian school and ensuring safety and security for Nigerians.
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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has said that his Rescue Mission Government in the State is open to constructive criticisms but takes exception to politically motivated criticisms that do not reflect any practical reality. The governor spoke on Monday when the Federal Commissioner representing Imo State in the Public Complaints Commission, Chief Willie Amadi and his team paid him Courtesy Call at the Government House, Owerri. The governor remarked that the Public Complaints Commission must take note that Nigeria is in a serious problem with this issue of what he called “Elastic Freedom” that allows people to go on the internet and misrepresent facts, regretting that if one should be relying on stories on social media, the person might be making a great mistake.
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Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is pushing back against calls for him to step down as chairman and hoped to continue working with his longtime chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. Zuckerberg made the comments during a TV interview on Tuesday that addressed the controversies pertaining to the social-media giant.
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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has inaugurated a support group tagged “5,000 Foot Soldiers” to canvass votes for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. At the inauguration of the group yesterday in Lagos, Fashola, who is the immediate past governor of the state, said the group had the task of targeting the over six million registered voters in Lagos State The minister restated the commitment of President Buhari to fulfil his campaign promises, but said the party did not promise to change the face of the country in four years.
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Osun State government risked contempt of court for alleged disobedience of a court order restraining the process of installing a village head, Chief Sunday Akinwale, as the Eleko of Eko Ajala in Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.
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Buhari’s remark at the launch of “My Transition Hours “, a book written by Jonathan was greeted by thunderous ovation by all present at the venue. President Buhari, who was represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, said history will judge Jonathan well, and described him as a patriotic leader of the country. “I want to openly as I have done on several occasions salute the statesmanship, sportsmanship and courage embodied in the person of Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who in 2015 without any pressure willingly conceded victory to me even when collation of result was still in progress.
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