• Bloomberg blames Nigeria’s falling economy on Buhari’s rigid leadership style

    Bloomberg blames Nigeria’s falling economy on Buhari’s rigid leadership style

    Bloomberg, a data and media company has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s rigid leadership style has made Nigeria’s economic situation very difficult to resolve, adding that Nigeria being the most populous black nation on the earth cannot afford to have a failing economy.

    Bloomberg in an editorial said: “Africa and the world cannot afford a failing economy in the continent’s most populous nation.

    “Yet that is exactly what Nigeria might be getting: Its economy is on track to shrink by 1.7 percent […]

  • National Working Committee of Accord Party in dis-accord over internal leadership tussle

    National Working Committee of Accord Party in dis-accord over internal leadership tussle

    Members of the National Working Committee (NWC)  of Accord Party (AP) openly disagreed during the week over how best to resolve the lingering factionalization of the party in the state.

    The national chairman,  Honourable Lawal Nalado, and the acting National Secretary, Engineer Odo Ijere, are at loggerheads over the matter, with a lagre scale crises looming.

    While Nalado, rising from a meeting of the NWC last week, issued a statement to the effect that there is only one recognized leadership of the […]

  • APC leadership congratulates Akeredolu, calls on opposition to accept defeat

    APC leadership congratulates Akeredolu, calls on opposition to accept defeat

    Governor-elect, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu and Hon. Agboola Ajayi, deputy governor-elect of Ondo state have received congratulatory messages from the All Progressives Congress (APC), on their victory in last weekend’s Ondo State governorship election.

    Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, National Chairman of the party, personally signed a statement on behalf of the National Working Committee (NWC) and expressed gratitude to “the good people of Ondo State for their impressive turnout and peaceful conduct during the election.”

    Oyegun, equally thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and other party […]

  • Supreme Court orders Appeal court to proceed with PDP leadership appeals

    Supreme Court orders Appeal court to proceed with PDP leadership appeals

    It was gathered the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave order restoring jurisdiction to the Court of Appeal, Abuja, to determine all appeals arising from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), leadership dispute.

    Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, led three other justices of the court to arrive at the decision.

    The Appeal Court had on Oct. 18, suspended hearings into the various applications pending the decision of the apex court.

    The Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the party had approached the […]

  • Fayose declares fasting on his birthday, berates APC leadership

    Fayose declares fasting on his birthday, berates APC leadership

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday condemned the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government for abolishing the middle class in Nigeria by bringing untold hardship on the people.

    The governor, who turned 56 years on Tuesday, declared solidarity for the “people who are suffering and lacking the basic necessities of life at a level never seen before in this country.”

    He blamed the situation largely on the incompetence of the APC-led Federal Government.

    Fayose, who also declared fasting on his birthday, said celebrating […]

  • Kano market leadership accused of embezzling  N700m

    Kano market leadership accused of embezzling N700m

    Board of Trustees, Kano Traders Union, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), accusing the sacked leadership of Kano Textile Market Association of allegedly embezzling over N700 Million Union money.

    Already, the Board of Trustees has dissolved Alhaji Liti Kulkul leadership for many offences, ranging from refusal to vacate office after the expiration of his tenure since 2015, as well as allegations of selling plots of land belonging to the association, including other valuables.

    Similarly, the Traders Board of Trustees […]

  • PDP BoT sacks Sheriff, Makarfi over party leadership crisis

    PDP BoT sacks Sheriff, Makarfi over party leadership crisis

    The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sacked both the National Working Committee under the leadership of former Borno governor, Ali Modu Sheriff and the Interim National Caretaker Committee led by former Kaduna governor, Ahmed Makarfi.

    Addressing staff members of the party at the National Secretariat in Abuja, the BoT Chairman, Walid Jibrin said the board will now take over the running of the party pending the resolution of the leadership tussle.

    According to Jibrin, the action […]

  • Reps exchange blows over leadership tussle, mace disappears

    Reps exchange blows over leadership tussle, mace disappears

    A serious fight has broken out among members of the House of Representatives, with the federal lawmakers exchanging blows.
    At the plenary of the House on Thursday, the tension and divided interest among the legislators led to a brawl, which is still ongoing, between the two factions in the chamber.
    At the heart of the fighting is the leadership crisis, which has engulfed the House since the controversial inauguration of the National Assembly.
    The Mace, which is the symbol of authority of the […]