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OSHOMOLE’S LAWLESS WILL DESTROY APC – DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

OSHOMOLE’S LAWLESS WILL DESTROY APC – DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

The Deputy National Chairman (North), of the All Progressives Congress, Lawal Shuaibu, on Wednesday, warned that the party stood the risk of disintegration should the alleged arbitrariness of its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, was left unchecked. He said with the way the party chairman was running the party, it was obvious that lessons had yet...

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JUST IN: COURT REFUSES TO STOP REPS FROM PASSING NCDC BILL

JUST IN: COURT REFUSES TO STOP REPS FROM PASSING NCDC BILL

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday rejected a request to restrain the House of Representatives from continuing the consideration of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, widely referred to as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Bill. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, in a ruling  refused to grant the order because the Speaker...

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PDP TELLS FG TO APOLOGISE TO NIGERIANS OVER CHINESE MEDICAL TEAM

PDP TELLS FG TO APOLOGISE TO NIGERIANS OVER CHINESE MEDICAL TEAM

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Federal Government of betrayal and cover-up in the activities of a 15-man Chinese medical team that arrived in the country on April 8. It demanded an “immediate apology” from the government “for taking the citizens for granted” by declaring not to know the team’s whereabouts after it accorded...

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JUST IN: PDP REJECTS CURFEW EXTENSION

JUST IN: PDP REJECTS CURFEW EXTENSION

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday said it had noted the alleged assumption of Presidential powers by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha who announced an additional two weeks for the partial lifting of the COVID-19 induced total lockdown imposed on Nigerians. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan,...

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Buhari asks Senate to confirm Lamido Yuguda as SEC DG

Buhari asks Senate to confirm Lamido Yuguda as SEC DG

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has written the Senate to confirm Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ezrel Tabiowo, Special Assistant on Press to Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, announced this in a statement on Tuesday. Tabiowo also said three other nominees were put forward by the President...

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It was approved by the Minister of Agriuculture – Permanent Secretary speaks on paying N7bn for uncompleted building

It was approved by the Minister of Agriuculture – Permanent Secretary speaks on paying N7bn for uncompleted building

Mohammed Bello, the permanent secretary of the ministry of science and technology has defended himself after being issued a query over alleged financial misconduct as the permanent secretary of the federal ministry of agriculture and rural development. Commenting on the alleged purchase of an uncompleted building for N7 billion without following due process, Bello stated that the minister of...

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UNEASE IN PDP AS ONDO GUBER POLLS BECKONS

UNEASE IN PDP AS ONDO GUBER POLLS BECKONS

The political theatrics ahead of Ondo State governorship election, slated for October 10, 2020, have become intense within the major opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as it shops for a consensus candidate. Many of are the belief that if PDP can put its house together and harness its strength it can reap from the...

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WE DIDN’T SNEAK INTO ASSEMBLY COMPLEX TO BEG – IHEDIOHA

WE DIDN’T SNEAK INTO ASSEMBLY COMPLEX TO BEG – IHEDIOHA

The immediate past deputy speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Okey Onyekanma, has debunked the speculation that he led the former governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha, to the Assembly to plead for pardon over the ongoing probe into the alleged missing N19.68b local government funds. The ex-deputy speaker said this in an...

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DILEMMA IN APC EDO/ONDO POLLS OVER MODE OF PRIMARIES

DILEMMA IN APC EDO/ONDO POLLS OVER MODE OF PRIMARIES

The governing All Progressives Congress is in a dilemma over which mode of primaries to adopt for the forth coming governorship polls in Edo and Ondo states, The PUNCH has learnt. Findings by our correspondent, in Abuja, on Sunday, indicated that party stalwarts especially in the two affected states had yet to agree on the issue. The...