Day: January 3, 2019

Fayose, PDP Others Say Alleged Buhari’s Neice Aminat Zakari’s Appointment as INEC Collation Head is Fraud

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission appointment of Amina Zakari alleged to be President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece as the head of the election collation centre  committee of the 2019 elections, notable Nigerians have been reacting over the appointment. Condemnations have continued to pour in over the development on social media as the Peoples Democratic Party also […]

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PDP Kicks as INEC Appoints Buhari’s Niece, Amina Zakari to Announce 2019 Presidential Results

By Akilani Abdullah The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday during the inauguration of its advisory committee for the 2019 general elections, appoints President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari, to head the National Collation Center Committee. Nigeria Politics Online reports that by her new appointment, Zakari will be responsible for announcing the results of the presidential […]

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Agbaje Knocks Ambode’s Appointment of Muri Okunola as HoS

By Akilani Abdullah The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, on Thursday described the appointment of Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the new Head of Service in the state as “insensitive, unjust and disruptive of the civil service hierarchy.” Nigeria Politics Online reports that following the retirement of Mrs. Folashade Adesoye […]

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Borno: Five pilots, Troops Die in miltitary Aircraft Crash

The Nigerian Air Force on Thursday said five crew members, including two pilots along three of its personnel have been confirmed dead in the helicopter crash which occurred in Damasak, Borno State, late on Wednesday. Recall that an attack helicopter of the NAF deployed in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents had been reported […]

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Legacy Pension Managers Limited is now FCMB Pensions Limited

• Ladi Balogun, GCE, FCMB As part of the strategy to harmonise its global brand and identity, FCMB Group Plc has announced a change of name in the pension management arm of its business. Formerly known as Legacy Pension Managers Limited, the leading financial services holding company’s fund managers firm will now be known as […]

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Buhari Mourns Ex-Kano Gov, AVM Hamza Abdullahi

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commiserates with the government and people of Jigawa State over the loss of former Governor of Kano State, Air Vice Marshal Hamza Abdullahi. Buhari in a statement through his Spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Thursday, said the late governor worked assiduously to ensure successful movement of the nation’s capital city from […]

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Nancy Pelosi: The remarkable comeback of America’s most powerful woman

When Nancy Pelosi is sworn in as Speaker of the House on Thursday, she becomes not just the third most powerful US politician but also the leader of the Trump opposition. Both loved and loathed, her comeback story is an extraordinary tale of political survival. After eight years in the political wilderness, Nancy Pelosi is […]

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Tradermoni : Fayose, PDP, Mischievous Says Presidency

The Presidency says it is mischievous, but not entirely out of character, for the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, to attack TraderMoni. TraderMoni is an interest-free N10,000 loans given to petty traders under the Federal Government Social Investment Programme. Fayose was quoted to have recently described the TraderMoni scheme as a direct […]

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Corruption Allegation: Investigate Ganduje, NANS tells Buhari

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the corruption allegation levelled against Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. Its National Public Relations Officers, Mr Adeyemi Amoo, on Wednesday in Abuja, enjoined all well-meaning Nigerians to join hands together in the fight against corruption. Amoo said that it was time […]

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