Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, has said the former ruling party is working hard to salvage Nigeria from hunger.
Makarfi spoke at his meeting with former ministers produced by the party in Abuja on Monday.
The meeting was one of the moves being undertaking by the national caretaker committee since the party became factionalised.
Makarfi also denied the allegations doing the rounds that his group was planning to change the name of the party […]
US President Barack Obama and his successor, Donald Trump, have met at the White House, a day after the billionaire businessman was declared the winner of the country’s election.
Obama called Thursday’s 90-minute meeting in the Oval Office “excellent”, while Trump said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president’s “counsel.”
“We now are going to want to do everything we can to help you succeed because if you succeed, the country succeeds,” Obama told Trump.
The two men, who have been harshly […]
According to reports, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said the federal government is working on ensuring that the country’s exports are not only raw materials but also processed goods to allow the country earn more foreign exchange.
Adeosun who noted that Nigeria’s export is not raking in enough foreign exchange as it ought to said concerted efforts are ongoing to ensure that raw materials are processed for added value before they are exported out of the country.
Speaking at the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to pay a one-day working visit to Sokoto State on Saturday.
The spokesman of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Imam Imam, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Sokoto on Friday that the President would be in the state to inspect and inaugurate some developmental projects.
Imam said among the projects earmarked for inauguration by Buhari is the 500 units housing estate at Kalambaina, Sokoto.
The project was initiated by former Governor Aliyu Wamakko and completed by […]
According to reports, the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, says the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to accept Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party was evidence that the commission is aiding the All Progressives Congress to influence the poll.
Ibrahim, who was chosen by the Senator Modu Sheriff faction of the PDP, was picked by INEC over Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), who was presented by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the PDP.
A woman who had just been employed to work as a househelp has surprised her employers with what she did on her first day.
This is the moment a woman who had just been empoyed to work as a house help was caught doing a most unpleasant thing.
The woman was caught actually washing dirty dishes right inside the toilet.
Obviously she has not been familiar with these kinds of toilets before and didn’t know one cannot possibly wash dishes there.
According to a […]
According to reports, the Cleric in charge of All Saints Methodist Church Mararaba, Rev. Caleb Ekele, on Sunday said the economic recession in the country would not stop God from working for his people.
Ekele gave the assurance during his sermon at the 2016 Karu Circuit harvest celebration tagged: ”Harvest of Thanksgiving”.
The cleric took his scripture from John Chapter 11 and quoted verse 11, which says, ”Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I go that I may wake him up.”
He said that […]
According to reports, the Minister of Budget and Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, on Friday said the executive will collaborate with the National Assembly towards ensuring early passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill.
He also assured Nigerians that the crisis witnessed in the passage of the 2016 budget will not be experienced in the 2017 budget, saying the National Assembly may not spend up to three months to look at the budget.
Udoma, who was a guest on Channels TV said Nigeria is […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Thursday, said arrangement for the success of the rescheduled Edo governorship election on September 28 is on-going.
Deputy Director of Voter Education and Publicity in the commission, Mr Nick Dazang, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on in Abuja.
Dazang said the commission had started looking at areas that needed to be reinforced in order to have a credible election in the state.
According to Dazang, the areas include publicity and […]
According to reports, the Presidency. on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari feels the pains of Nigerians and is working assiduously towards alleviating their hardship.
An official of the Presidency who pleaded not to be mentioned had in a chat with newsmen also disclosed that the Presidency will not dabble into the affairs of the Senate over its decision to question the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on the state […]
Following Barack Obama’s criticism of U.S Republican party presidential candidate Donald Trump, the latter as responded by asking President Obama to face his work.
The Republican Party presidential candidate fired back at U.S president Barack Obama after the U.S leader blasted him on Tuesday during a Philadelphia rally.
Donald Trump tweeted asking Obama why he wasn’t working as the president, rather spending time campaigning for Hillary Clinton. who was recovering at home following a Pneumonia