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PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash

PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash The leadership crisis currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resurfaced on Tuesday with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee (NCC) and the court recognised National Chairman of party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, accusing each other of factionalising the erstwhile ruling party.On one hand, the Senator Makarfi-led NCC raised the alarm that Senator...

Jonathan initiated swapping of Chibok girls

Jonathan initiated swapping of Chibok girls with Boko Haram - Ojougboh​ Contrary to the state­ment credited to Ahmed Makarfi fac­tion of the Peoples Demo­cratic Party (PDP), the dep­uty National Chairman of PDP, Cairo Ojougboh said that swapping Chibok girls with Boko Haram terrorists was initiated by former Pres­ident Goodluck Jonathan.The party Caretaker Committee led by Makarfi, had in a statement...

PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash

​ PDP crisis: Again Makarfi, Sheriff clash. The leadership crisis currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resurfaced on Tuesday with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee (NCC) and the court recognised National Chairman of party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, accusing each other of factionalising the erstwhile ruling party.On one hand, the Senator Makarfi-led NCC raised the alarm that Senator...

UNN receives 30 academic abstracts for Achebe’s anniversary

​ UNN receives 30 academic abstracts for Achebe’s anniversary The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, has so far received about 30 academic abstracts for the celebration of the fourth anniversary of the deatg renowned author, Professor Chinua Achebe on Tuesday, May 23.The ceremony which would be chaired by the former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa,...

Buhari belongs to somebody

​ An online news portal Premium times published on the 28th of April 2017 a report detailing a strange recruitment exercise by the Department of State Security Services.The agency had commissioned 479 cadet officers after their passing-out parade in Lagos on March 5, 2017, after  a nine-month training programme under the agency’s Basic Course 29/2016/17. The listing of those recruited...

$5.8bn loan request: Senate moves against FG

$5.8bn loan request: Senate moves against FG​ The $5.851billion China Exim Bank loan request submitted to the Senate on April 26, 2017, may be stalled, following protests by South East senators, over the alleged exclusion of their zone from the nationwide railway modernisation project.According to a motion tagged, “Outright Omission of Eastern Corridor Rail Line in the request for approval of...

Sagay, CACOL, SERAP Attack Saraki For Condemning EFCC, ICPC

​ The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN); and two civil society organisations – the Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders and the Social-Economic Accountability Rights Project – have knocked Saraki for criticising the government’s anti-corruption fight, describing it as “inappropriate”.The groups pointed out that Saraki was also part of the Federal Government that he criticised. The...

Senate summons Amaechi over ‘exclusion of eastern rail lines’ from upgrade

Senate summons Amaechi over ‘exclusion of eastern rail lines’ from upgrade ​ The senate has summoned Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transport, to explain why the eastern corridor of the country’s rail lines was excluded from the proposed loan from the China Exim bank . President Muhammadu Buhari had in April sent a letter to national assembly seeking the approval of the lawmakers...

BREAKING: EXCLUSIVE!!! Tragic End!!! Acting President Osinbajo In The Dark, As Buhari’s Phone No Longer Rings.

BREAKING: EXCLUSIVE!!! Tragic End!!! Acting President Osinbajo In The Dark, As Buhari’s Phone No Longer Rings. ​ President Muhamamdu Buhari’s emergency medical vacation to the United Kingdom, UK, on penultimate Sunday, has been turned into a suspense-packed story, Post-Nigeria gathered. The suspense got to a feverish pitch on Monday night, as there was not yet an official report, or communication on how...

Senate summons Amaechi over ‘exclusion of eastern rail lines’ from upgrade

Senate summons Amaechi over ‘exclusion of eastern rail lines’ from upgrade ​ The senate has summoned Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transport, to explain why the eastern corridor of the country’s rail lines was excluded from the proposed loan from the China Exim bank . President Muhammadu Buhari had in April sent a letter to national assembly seeking the approval of the lawmakers...