Buhari to present 2019 budget Wednesday (Guardian)

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari will next Wednesday present the 2019 budget proposal before the Senate and House of Representatives. “May I crave the kind indulgence of the House of Representatives to grant me the slot of 11 hours on Wednesday,…

2019: You’re an unstable character, Buhari tells Obasanjo (Vanguard)

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as an unstable character who blows hot and cold at different times. President Buhari has also told the former President that his support for any candidate in the 2019 Presidential elections…

My identity on facebook has been stolen — Soyinka (Vanguard)

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari cleared the air over his identity, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, raised the alarm over his stolen identity being used on Facebook by a Nigerian living in Poland. The Nobel laureate spoke…

Declare killer herdsmen terrorist group, Anglican Bishops tell Buhari (Vanguard)

Anglican Bishops in the country have lamented the spate of attacks by armed herdsmen in the country with a charge on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare them as a terrorist group. The bishops also accused the Federal Government of embarking…

Ezekwesili threatens to lead protest over unsigned electoral bill (Punch)

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, on Monday threatened to mobilise Nigerians to protest President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to decline assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018. Ezekwesili said this during a press…

Buhari can’t match Atiku in character, integrity, PDP tells APC (Punch)

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation on Monday told the All Progressives Congress that President Muhammadu Buhari could not be a match to its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in character, integrity, competence and public acceptance. The campaign council was…

Opposition short of ideas, deploying fake news as arsenal – Lai Mohammed (Guardian)

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday alleged that the opposition are deploying fake news as weapon against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration ahead of the 2019 elections. The minister, who made the allegation at a media…

Vote buying a threat to Nigeria’s democracy – Saraki, Dogara (Nation)

President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday said vote buying is a threat to the nation’s democracy. Speaking at a public hearing in Abuja, they called for urgent…

Akwa Ibom governor is a merchant, says Enang (Nation)

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, has said Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel came to make money from the state treasury. Enang, during an interactive session with reporters, said the government…

70m Nigerians need housing, says Minister (Nation)

Mr Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State 1 for Power, Works and Housing, has expressed concerns over lack of housing for more than 70 million Nigerians. Shehuri who made the disclosure in Calabar on Sunday in an interview with the…

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