Sack NDDC Mgt C’ttee, Advisory Council, Lawyers Tell Court

By Emmanuel Amatutu,   *Demands voiding of 2019/2020 NDDC budget   TWO Abuja based lawyers have approached a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for the nullifying the Interim Management Committee, IMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC as well as the Advisory Committee of the commission recently inaugurated by President Muhammad Buhari.   The plaintiffs, Akharame Lucky, Edward Brisibe and two others, also prayed the court to declare that by virtue of section12 (2) of the NDDC establishment act No 6 as amended, the Advisory Committee…

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Take Christian Pilgrimage Serious, Groups Urge Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to take Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land serious in other not to jeopardize the existing relationship between him and Christians in the country. This charge is coming from Catholic Action of Nigeria, CAN, Catholic Media Practitioners’ Association of Nigeria,(CAMPAN) and other religious body following the removal of the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, Rev Tor Ujah. Ujah, it could be recalled was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission In August, 2019  without…

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Full Speech Of President Buhari On Independence Day

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday 1, 2019 addressed the nation His speech…. Dear Compatriots, 1st October each year is an opportunity for us to reflect and thank God for his endless blessings on our country. 2. It is also a time for us, collectively, to: 3. Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and 4. Rededicate ourselves to…

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President Buhari Assigns Portfolios To Newly Sworn-In Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn in minister. Their portfolios are as follows, 1) Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah – Abia, Mines and Steel Development, State 2) Muhammed Musa Bello – Adamawa, FCT 3) Sen. Godswill Obot Akpabio – Akwa Ibom, Niger Delta 4) Chris Ngige – Anambra, Labour & Employment 5) Sharon Ikeazor – Anambra, Environment, State 6) Adamu Adamu – Bauchi, Education 7) Amb Maryam Katagum – Bauchi, Industry, Trade and Investment, State 8) Timipre Silva – Bayelsa, Petroleum, State 9) Sen. George Akume – Benue,…

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Ministerial Nominee: Nigeria Women Express Disappointment Over Buhari’s Appointments

By Joel Grandball,  Nigeria League of Women Voters has expressed dissatisfaction and disappointment for excluding higher percentage of women in the ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari. Among the 43 ministerial nominee, only seven (7) women were nominated by the president making just 16 percentage of his cabinet. In a statement signed by the president of the group, Dr. Esther Uduehi tagged, ‘Ministerial Nominees: Complete Disregard of the Abilities and Capabilities of Nigerian Women’ the women expressed disappointment over president Buhari. According to the statement, “The League of Women Voters…

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Pay Me My Pension,104-year-Old World War Army Appeals To President Buhari

A 104-year-old World War ll veteran of the Nigerian Army, Adama Aduku, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari-led Government to pay his pension 62 years after being retired. Aduku who was conferred with the Chief of Army Staff World War II Veteran Award at the 2019 Army Day Celebration in Lagos made the appeal at Lagos. While speaking to journalists at the event, he lamented that since he was discharged as a Private from the Nigerian Army in 1957 he was yet to receive his pension, NAN reports. “I joined…

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RUGA Settlement: INC Berates FGN, Says Act Abomination In Igbo Nation

By Victor Bieni -Asaba The Leadership of Igbo National Council led by its National President, Comrade Chilos Godsent, Comrade Zulu Ofoelue has faulted termed as abomination the intention, recent plots by the Federal Government led my Mohammed Buhari to Establish RUGA Settlement in in the six Geo-political zones of the country. The Igbo National Council (INC) Boss made this assertion in Asaba after a meeting of the group in Delta State Capital to thanked the people of Nenwe Aninri in Enugu State for their patriotism, boldness and courage to defend…

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Emerhor, Adjogbe Express Optimism Over Polls

By Joel Grandball & Efidhere Omamuzo,  Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Acting Executive Director of Projects, EDP, Engr. Samuel Adjogbe have expressed optimism over the Presidential and National Assembly elections.They both held that with the out come of the peaceful conduct of the election,  the APC  will compensate out victorious.According to Emerhor, “Everybody is excited because we have the opportunity now, to elect the President and National Assembly members of our choice “But Based on some logistics relating to transportation, they started late and I think…

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