• Pres. Buhari Arrives Dakar, Senegal For Security Meeting (photos)

    Pres. Buhari Arrives Dakar, Senegal For Security Meeting (photos)

    President Buhari arrived Dakar, Senegal ahead of the 3rd edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa. He was received by the President of Senegal, Macky Sall.

    President Buhari arrived Dakar, Senegal ahead of the 3rd edition of the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa. He was received by the President of Senegal, Macky

  • Senate and ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

    Senate and ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

    Six days after a meeting between the Senate and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU ended in stalemate, a renewed of same to nip in the bud, ongoing warning strike, again ended in deadlock yesterday.

    At the end of the 8 hours meeting which ended 8.32 pm Monday, there was however no concrete agreement between the University lecturers and the lawmakers.

    Addressing Journalists after the meeting, Chairman Senate Committee on Tertiary Education, Senator Jibrin Barau, APC, Kano North said that both […]

  • Why I have been meeting with Buhari and Osinbajo – Saraki opens up

    Why I have been meeting with Buhari and Osinbajo – Saraki opens up

    According to reports, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised politicians and the media to stop peddling empty speculations about his recent visits to the Presidential Villa and linking such visits to the request by the Buhari administration for approval of the National Assembly to get $29.9 billion loan from foreign sources.

    Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that in all his recent meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President […]

  • Osinbajo and governors meeting in Aso rock

    Osinbajo and governors meeting in Aso rock

    According to recent reports, Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, and state governors are currently in a meeting.

    The meeting which started about 11.10am is holding inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    They are meeting under the aegis of the National Economic Council,

  • ASUU and Senate meeting ends in deadlock

    ASUU and Senate meeting ends in deadlock

    Efforts by the Senate leadership led by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to avert the one-week warning strike already embarked on by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Wednesday met a brick wall, as the academics failed to shift ground.

    Briefing National Assembly Correspondents shortly after a closed-door meeting with the Senate leadership, the President of ASUU, Biodun Ogunyemi confirmed that the union has not called off the strike; saying they will meet with their members before any decision […]

  • Osinbajo’s meeting with Saraki, Dogara, APC governors ends in deadlock

    Osinbajo’s meeting with Saraki, Dogara, APC governors ends in deadlock

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s meeting with the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and the five governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ended in deadlock yesterday.

    The agenda of the meeting, which lasted over two hours at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, our sources said, included the alleged lopsided appointments, the Federal Government’s $30 billion loan request, among other issues.

    Indications that no decision was reached emerged when none of the five governors: Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rochas Okorocha […]

  • $30bn loan request: Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meeting in Aso Rock

    $30bn loan request: Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meeting in Aso Rock

    Reports reaching ADELOVE have it that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are currently in a meeting.

    The meeting is holding in the office of the Vice President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    The parley may not unconnected to resolving the impasse arising from the Senate’s decision to reject President Muhammadu Buhari’s $30bn loan request.

    Also expected to be discussed is the 2016-2018 Medium Term Expenditure Framework.

  • I feel ‘very encouraged’ after meeting with Trump, says Obama

    I feel ‘very encouraged’ after meeting with Trump, says Obama

    US president-elect, Donald Trump, says he looks forward to seeking counsel from President Barack Obama as he prepares to enter the White House, a media report said on Thursday.

    Trump, noting he had never met Obama, calls him a good man and said the two had discussed both “wonderful” things and the “difficult” challenges the country faces.

    After a nearly 90 minutes meeting in the Oval Office, Obama said they discussed organisational issues related to the presidential transition as well as foreign […]

  • Trump bars journalists from first meeting with Obama

    Trump bars journalists from first meeting with Obama

    The United States President-elect Donald Trump yesterday broke protocol by barring journalists from his first meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.

    At the end of the meeting, Obama described his conversation with Trump as “excellent” and “wide-ranging”, and stressed that his number one priority was facilitating a smooth transition of power.

    Trump said he looked forward to dealing with Obama in the future, calling it a “great honour.”

    The White House said that long before Trump’s stunning upset over Hillary […]

  • Buhari in closed-door meeting with Saraki, Ekweremadu, others

    Buhari in closed-door meeting with Saraki, Ekweremadu, others

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday afternoon held a closed-door meeting with the leadership of the upper legislative chamber.

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu led other Senators to the meeting which held at the President’s office, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    After the meeting with the lawmakers, they exited while Mr. Buhari held a personal meeting with Saraki.

    This meeting came barely a week after the Senate rejected President Buhari’s request to borrow $29.9 billion from external

  • Niger Delta elders’ meeting with FG will not stop bombing – Militants

    Niger Delta elders’ meeting with FG will not stop bombing – Militants

    Niger Delta militants have described Tuesday’s meeting with the Federal Government by some stakeholders in the region as an exercise that will not put an end to the attacks on oil facilities.

    The agitators stated that none of the stakeholders chosen to be part of the meeting with the Federal Government was aware of the plight of the Niger Delta people.

    Speaking through separate statements, the Niger Delta Peoples Democratic Front and the Concerned Militant Leaders, expressed dissatisfaction that no former militant […]