• Boko Haram’s worst impact already behind us, says Buhari

    Boko Haram’s worst impact already behind us, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared that the worst impact of the insurgents, Boko Haram, in Nigeria is already over.

    He made the remark during inauguration of the Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI), chaired by Gen. Thiophilus Danjuma (Rtd.) at the State House, Abuja.

    According to him, the successes recorded against Boko Haram were mainly achieved through the patriotic efforts of the Nigeria’s armed forces.

    He said: “Fortunately, the worst of the insurgency is behind us.  This we owe principally to […]

  • My government already fulfilled Six-Point Agenda, says Fayose

    My government already fulfilled Six-Point Agenda, says Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, Tuesday declared that his administration’s Six-Point Agenda focusing on empowerment, development of agriculture, infrastructural development, education, science and technology, health and security has been faithfully implemented.

    The governor, who spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Mrs Modupe Alade, in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday while briefing newsmen on activities of the government in the last two years, said his administration has lived up to expectation as one that is labelled ‘Government of Restoration’, two […]

  • Nigeria already getting out of recession – Finance Minister

    Nigeria already getting out of recession – Finance Minister

    According to reports, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said the country is already getting out of the economic recession, given the pragmatic approaches the Federal Government is taking to reverse the trend.

    She said this on Wednesday while fielding questions from journalists at the end of a two-day National Council of Finance and Economic Development conference held at the Green Legacy Resort, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta.

    It was held in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Finance with […]

  • Nigeria’s economy already on life support when Buhari took over – Badaru Abubakar

    Nigeria’s economy already on life support when Buhari took over – Badaru Abubakar

    Jigawa State governor, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, has pleaded with Nigerians to support the economic policies of President Muhammadu Buhari, stressing that the Nigerian economy was already on a stretcher when the last PDP administration was unseated in 2015.

    The governor was speaking in an interview with Newsmen, in Abuja yesterday.

    He said, “By 2015, the country’s economy was on life support and was literally handed over to the APC government on a stretcher.”

    “If you bother to add up all the billions that […]

  • APC government already covering up corruption cases like PDP – Femi Falana

    APC government already covering up corruption cases like PDP – Femi Falana

    A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday lamented that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led federal government has started covering up cases of corruption like the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, government it ousted from power.

    He declared that the decision of the National Assembly to unilaterally insert constituency projects worth about N100 billion in the 2016 budget was “a clear case of conspiracy, fraud, forgery and corruption”, citing different sections of the 1999 Constitution and Fiscal Responsibility Act to buttress […]