The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said that the coming of President Buhari on board saved Nigeria from becoming a failed state “after a long stretch of rapacious and rudderless leadership”.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has disclosed that when called upon by the Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel to come and testify against the embattled Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, he will wholeheartedly answer the call. Malami stated this while answering a question with the Arise TV station this morning. The AGF was reacting to the letter written by the suspended EFCC boss, Magu urging the Salami-led panel to summon Malami for a fair hearing.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has embarked on the implementation of policies, programmes and projects aimed at closing the gap between the different classes to bring joy to a greater number of the citizens. The president stated this in Abuja on Tuesday at the end of the two-day First Year Ministerial Performance Review Retreat.
The retreat was organised by the Office of the Secretary to Government of the Federation to assess the performance of government in the last year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for the Ondo State Governorship election slated for Oct. The National Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, confirmed the development after he presented the candidate to the Mr. president at the State House on Friday in Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents after the endorsement, Buni expressed optimism that the APC candidate would win the October governorship poll in Ondo. While responding to questions from newsmen after the endorsement, Buni said the president's blessing must be secured ahead of the take-off APC campaign in Ondo State today.
President Muhammadu Buhari had yesterday reiterated his stance to his Ministers that protocol requesting to seek his attention must remain through his Chief of Staff (CoS), Prof. Ibrahim Gambari. Buhari made his stance known yesterday while addressing Ministers during their first-year Ministerial performance review retreat of his administration at the state House. Buhari said matters concerning the Federal Executive Council (FEC) should be handled by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) party has disclosed its decision for dissolving the former National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC), and subsequently replacing it with the caretaker committee was in the interest of the party to save it from further sinking. The APC made its position known in a counter-affidavit tendered before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja in response to the suit filed by the party’s Youth Leader of Abia state, Kalu Agu challenging the party for dissolving the Oshiomhole-led NWC.
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has lamented his failed attempt to make peace between the Edo states Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his predecessor, and former chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole. The Monarch recalls when the going was good between the duos, the state was at peace. The Oba made these statements during a political meeting when he urged the sitting Governor Obaseki and his contender, Osagie Ize-Iyamu to sign a peace accord at his palace yesterday ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election.