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APC governors meet President Buhari, pledge loyalty

State governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday in Abuja met with President Muhammadu Buhari and reassured him of their support and loyalty. Gov. Rochas Okorochas of Imo, who spoke to State House correspondents after the meeting held in the Presidential Villa, said the governors were behind the ongoing anti-corruption crusade of the Buhari-led administration. He said they also saluted the president for the successes so far recorded in the ongoing fight against insurgency in the country. “We have come to reassure Mr President that the APC‎ governors are solidly behind him, his...

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Historical Facts, As President Buhari Flags Off Abuja-Kaduna Railway Project

For Africa’s most populous nation’s rail transport, a new horizon beckons, a new opportunity to actualise a good transport network that will ease the burden the people have suffered years embarking on journeys. The dream of Nigerians having a railway network like the one found in advanced nations for mass transportation is finally here with us as the the flag-off of commercial services of the Abuja-Kaduna railway project by President Muhammadu Buhari is taking place today, 26th July 2016. This is ground breaking for us as the benefits to the economy are huge. More importantly, it shows the total...

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Budget Padding: Obasanjo Calls For Investigation of Lawmakers

The former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has waded into the controversy over the allegation of budget padding by the leadership of the House of Representatives, and has called for the investigation of the lawmakers. The former president made his position known to journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, whom he advised to be careful with the lawmakers. Obasanjo said that the allegations buttressed his statement that the National Assembly is made up of a bunch of corrupt lawmakers. A member of the House of Representatives and former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Abdulmumuni Jibrin had accused...

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PDP leadership: South West favoured to produce chairman

Governors to choose between Daniels and Agbaje As the August 17 date for the re-scheduled national convention for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) draws near, more persons are being thrown up for the chairmanship position. Besides, available information showed that though the zoning committee was yet to come out with where the various offices were zoned to, the governors and other stakeholders favoured the South West to produce the next chairman of the party. The names that have propped up so far include; former chairman of Daar Communications Plc., parent body of African Independent Television (AIT), Chief Raymond Dokpesi;...

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Edo Guber: Market Women Endorse Obaseki

Market women across the three senatorial districts of Edo State, yesterday, endorsed the APC governorship candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, saying they were convinced that he would continue the developmental strides of Governor Adams Oshiomhole. An elated Obaseki assured the women in the state to expect economic and human transformation in one year of his administration. He stated this at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin City when he addressed the market women drawn from the three senatorial districts of the state. Meanwhile, Governor Oshiomhole has approved the sum of N120 million for market women, assuring them that his administration would...

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