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Senate confirms MKO Abiola’s daughter as NDIC Exec Director

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mrs. Omolola Edewor (Nee Abiola) as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation. This followed presentation...

My generation has failed Nigerians – Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, says his generation has failed the country. Speaking on a programme, the professor said the dreams people of his generation had...

Nkeiruka Onyejeocha asks Gbaja to step down for her

Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, a member of the house of representatives, has urged Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader of the house, to step down for her in...

Tinubu pursuing a fascist agenda, says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has accused Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of pursuing a...

Buhari not sleeping on duty, Presidency replies Catholic bishop

The Presidency disagreed on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari was “sleeping on duty as the Commander-in-Chief,” a description the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese,...

Saraki challenges Tinubu to provide proof of budget padding

Senate President Bukola Saraki has challenged Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to provide proofs of how the leadership...

Trump says Congress ‘can’t impeach’ him

US President Donald Trump said Monday that Congress “can’t impeach” him over the findings of the Mueller report into Russian election meddling and his...

I pressured David Mark to reduce our running cost from N20m to N13.5m – Olusola Adeyeye

Olusola Adeyeye, lawmaker representing Osun central senatorial district, says senators earned as high as N20m as running cost until the 7th assembly presided over...

I pray Buhari appoints the brightest people this time – Bakare

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, says he prays President Muhammadu Buhari appoints the best, brightest and fittest people for his...

‘My parents are fully Nigerians’ — Atiku fires back at APC

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has dismissed claims that he is not a Nigerian by birth. In his submission at...

We’re mindful of our borrowings, says FG

Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says while government borrows to deliver on its promises, it is also mindful of rising debt burden, which eats...

‘Those killed in Zamfara air strike are bandits’ — Yari defends air force

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, says the government will not apologize over the alleged killing of villagers during the bombardment of suspected bandits...