I signed revised 2020 budget to mitigate Covid-19 effect, says Buhari

• MDAs To Get 50% End Of July President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law, the revised N10.8 trillion budget for the year 2020 passed by the National Assembly in June. In his remarks, President Buhari said the revised Appropriation Act 2020 became necessary in response to recent developments, in particular, the COVID-19 Pande “Crude oil […]

Sex bill pits students against lecturers

• It’s Bound To Fail – Lecturers• No, It’ll Correct Rot In Tertiary Institutions – Students• ‘This Provides Legal Framework To Treat Sexual Harassment As Crime’• FIDA, WORDOC, Other activists Describe Bill As Welcome Development Mixed reactions have continued to trail the Sexual Harassment Bill recently passed by the senate ostensibly to check the increasing rate […]

Buhari replaces two ambassadorial nominees as FCT protests exclusion

•A’Ibom APC counsels President on wider consultation President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wrote the Senate to replace two non-career ambassadorial nominees. In the letter read at plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan in Abuja, the Nigerian leader replaced Mr. Oboro Effiong Akpabio with Mr. John J. Usanga, while Air Commodore Peter Anda Bakiya Gana (rtd) gave […]

Bunch of contradictions keeping Nigeria together — Galadima

A prominent politician in Nigerian politics, Alhaji Buba Galadima, who was the National Secretary of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has opined that Nigeria will continue to be a nation and the contradictions that exist in the country will make sure of it. Galadima made this known to Vanguard during an interview where he […]

Hushpuppi: APC irresponsible, reckless – PDP

ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as fabrications, claim by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that some of its prominent members owe Nigerians explanations for their alleged relationship with the alleged fraudster, Raymond Abbas also known as Hushpuppi. This is as the party said the fabrications have also further exposed how the APC […]

Attack on UN helicopter won’t go without consequences — Buhari

—Condemns Boko Haram attack PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has assured the international community and Nigerians that the latest cowardly attack on a UN helicopter which claimed the lives of two people, including a five-year-old baby, would not go without severe consequences. President Buhari, who condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in […]

It is not our brief to expose Boko Haram sponsors — Army

THE Military High Command disclosed in Abuja that after five years of fighting against insurgency and armed banditry, it has not been able to arrest or locate the sponsors or financiers of Boko Haram or armed bandits. Repeatedly, Nigerians have asked where Boko Haram terrorist group or bandits were getting very sophisticated and expensive weaponry […]