Category Archives: Politics

Binance poses a threat to Nigeria’s economy, warns Bayo Onanuga, the presidential spokesman, urging the need for intervention.

Bayo Onanuga, the presidential spokesman, has expressed concern that the cryptocurrency trading platform Binance could negatively impact Nigeria’s economy if left unchecked. During an appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today program on February 28, Onanuga accused Binance of manipulating foreign exchange rates without proper oversight. he said; “If we don’t clamp down on Binance, Binance…..

Governor Dapo Abiodun predicts that the dollar will experience a significant decline within the next month.

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has asserted that the exchange rate between the dollar and the naira will plummet within a month. Addressing a stakeholder meeting at the Cultural Center in Kuto, Abeokuta, he mentioned that the federal government is ready to confront the escalating economic challenges and is cognizant of them. He stated,…..

President Tinubu directs release of 102,000 metric tons of rice and maize from the National strategic Food Reserves to boost food availability

President Bola Tinubu has ordered the prompt release of more than 100,000 metric tons of various food items from the strategic reserve and the Rice Millers Association of Nigeria. This is in response to the increasing food scarcity in the country as a short-term measure. Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, disclosed this…..

After a two-week personal trip to France, President Bola Tinubu has returned to Abuja.

On Tuesday night, February 6, President Bola Tinubu returned to Abuja following a two-week personal trip to Paris, France. The presidential aircraft touched down at around 9 p.m. at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. He was received by top government officials, including his Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila; Secretary to the…..

I am a Yoruba man. I regret voting for Tinubu – Retired civil servant says (video)

A retired government official expressed remorse for casting his vote in favor of President Tinubu during the 2023 Presidential election. The Yoruba retiree, in a widely circulated video, mentioned being of the same ethnic background as President Tinubu, expressing remorse for supporting him in the 2023 Presidential election. Watch the viral video below

Peter Obi suggests that Tinubu deserves recognition in the Guinness World Records for inflicting the most hardship on Nigerians.

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has stated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should be in the Guinness World Records for “causing Nigerians the most hardship .” In an interview with Vanguard, the ex-governor of Anambra state emphasized that the general public should evaluate President Tinubu’s performance since May 2023. President Tinubu…..

No bail for kidnappers in Abuja under my watch – Nyesom Wike vows

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has declared that kidnappers will no longer be eligible for bail. Wike instructed the chairpersons of the six Area Councils in the FCT to conduct compulsory monthly security meetings to enhance security within their respective areas or be considered a threat to Abuja’s security. Wike,…..

Senators from the northern region oppose the transfer of federal agencies from Abuja to Lagos.

Certain federal lawmakers, part of the Northern Senators Forum, have expressed their opposition to the proposed move of federal agencies from Abuja to Lagos. These senators, citing perceived imbalance in resource distribution within the 2024 budget favoring other regions, encourage their constituents to remain patient. They pledge to engage in peaceful negotiations with the executive…..

Wike responds to criticism about insecurity in FCT, accusing politicians of running propaganda to undermine the government’s survival.

FCT Minister Nyesom Wike claims that certain politicians are engaging in propaganda with the aim of preventing the continuity of the present government. During an interview with journalists, the FCT minister asserted that politicians are exaggerating specific attacks to deliberately create tension in the country. When asked if his accusers are right about him being…..

Fashola receives a monthly pension of N577,000 from the Lagos state government.

Babatunde Fashola, the ex-Minister of Works and Housing, revealed that his monthly pension as a former Lagos State governor is only N577,000. During his guest appearance on the Arise TV show “Perspectives” on Saturday, January 20, Fashola refuted the assertion that he received billions of naira from the federal government after serving eight years as…..

Politicians are the biggest problem in Nigeria’s electoral system – Ganduje

Umar Ganduje, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asserted that politicians constitute the primary challenge in the conduct of the country’s elections. On Wednesday, Ganduje made this statement during the reception of Hawa Habibu, the director of election and party monitoring at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The former Kano…..

President Tinubu assures that Nigeria will address the Japa syndrome by providing additional training opportunities for its people.

President Bola Tinubu has reassured Nigerians not to be concerned about the widespread departure of skilled workers, stating that the Federal Government, in partnership with sub-national entities, will offer additional training to fill the professional void left by those who have relocated, particularly in the fields of health, technology, and other sectors. The President gave…..

Olamide Ohunyeye declares intentions to run for the position of Governor in Ondo State.

In a promising development for Ondo State residents, Olamide Ohunyeye has formally announced his candidacy for the prestigious Governor position, representing the All Progressives Congress (APC). Having an illustrious professional and educational background, Ohunyeye brings a considerable amount of expertise and commitment to his pursuit of the gubernatorial position. Educational Excellence and Professional Distinctions Ohunyeye’s…..

Nigeria structured by politicians to encourage corruption — Pat Utomi

Professor Pat Utomi, a political analyst, asserted that Nigeria is organized by politicians in a way that fosters corruption. During an interview on Arise TV on Tuesday, January 9, Utomi pointed out that the country’s economic challenges stem from politicians prioritizing their self-interests. He further contended that Nigeria does not function as a viable democracy,…..

Supreme Court agrees to decide whether Trump can be barred from running for presidency

The US Supreme Court has announced its intention to examine the unusual ruling by the Colorado Supreme Court that removed former President Donald Trump from the state’s ballot. Oral arguments for this matter are set to take place on February 8, as disclosed on Friday evening, January 5. Trump stays on the primary ballot as…..

President Tinubu has officially approved and enacted the 2024 Appropriation bill, totaling N28.7tn.

On January 1, President Bola Tinubu signed the 2024 Appropriation Bill at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Tinubu gave his approval to the N28.7tn budget upon his arrival in Abuja from a week-long holiday in Lagos. The budget is N1.2tn higher than the budget he proposed to a joint session of the National Assembly on…..

House of Reps passes bill creating South East Development Commission fifty-three years after Biafra war

After fifty-three years since the Nigerian Civil War, the House of Representatives has successfully passed a bill to establish the South East Development Commission. Deputy Speaker Benjamin Okezie Kalu announced the advancement of the bill to the third reading, and it received unanimous support during the vote at the Committee of the Whole, chaired by…..

Wike and others will be sanctioned at the right time – PDP chairman

The Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Umar Damagum, has declared that former Rivers State Governor and Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike, and his associates will face sanctions for purported anti-party activities when the appropriate time comes. Addressing queries during a press conference in Abuja on December 19, Damagum emphasized that Wike…..

Tell President Tinubu the truth, not what he hears in the villa – Kayode Fayemi tells APC chairman, Umar Ganduje

Kayode Fayemi, ex-governor of Ekiti State, urged APC National Chairman Umar Ganduje to convey the actual state of the nation to President Bola Tinubu during a speech in Abuja on December 19th. The ex-governor of Ekiti expressed that the party should provide the President with feedback from communities and constituencies outside the villa, rather than…..

The biggest mistake PDP made was not making Wike Atiku’s running mate – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri asserted that the People’s Democratic Party’s most significant error in the 2023 presidential election was not selecting Nyesom Wike as the Vice Presidential candidate. The ex-presidential aide, who supported the PDP during the election, suggested that the party could have secured more votes from the South South if Wike had been chosen as…..

‘We have a Muslim president and vice president, but they are killing Muslims’ – Former NHIS boss, Prof Usman Yusuf laments about the erroneous Kaduna bombing incident

Prof Usman Yusuf, the ex-Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has expressed dismay over the tragic incident in Kaduna. During the celebration of Maulud Nabbiy (Prophet Muhammad’s birthday) in Tudun Biri Village, Igabi Local Government Area, the Nigerian Army mistakenly bombed the area, resulting in the unfortunate death of more than 120…..

President Tinubu has decided to extend Mele Kyari’s tenure as the CEO of NNPC.

President Bola Tinubu has designated Malam Mele Kyari as the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). This was announced in a statement issued by Presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, on Monday. Ngelale stated that the appointment is effective from Friday, December 1, 2023. He said the president also appointed the…..

PDP Governors openly support the judiciary despite some of their fellow party members facing dismissals by the courts.

The PDP Governors’ Forum has publicly supported the judiciary, even as two of their colleagues were recently dismissed by appellate courts. Speaking to the media in Abuja on Thursday, November 23, the Governors referred to the appellate court rulings that led to the dismissal of two members as “temporary setbacks.” They also expressed optimism that…..

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State denies allegations of receiving N2 billion for the purchase of rechargeable fans, asserting that he only received N2 million.

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, refutes claims that his office received N2 billion for the acquisition of rechargeable fans, lights, and fridges. In a memorandum to the Director-General of the Public Procurement Agency, he clarifies that the approved budget for the project was N2 million. Additionally, he disputes the reported figure of N30 million…..

Tinubu expresses concern about the “japa syndrome” that has been passed down from previous administrations, according to Salma Anas, the Special Adviser on Public Health Matters.

According to Salma Anas, the President’s Special Adviser on Public Health Matters, President Bola Tinubu is expressing concern about the ‘japa syndrome’ inherited from past administrations. The term “japa syndrome” refers to the notable increase in the emigration of Nigerian citizens to foreign countries in pursuit of better opportunities. Anas, representing Tinubu at the 2023…..

APC is sliding Nigeria into dictatorship – Atiku calls for merger of opposition parties

Atiku Abubakar, the PDP’s presidential candidate, has urged opposition parties to unite and form a coalition against the APC, emphasizing the importance of a robust opposition to prevent the country from becoming a one-party state. During a meeting with IPAC’s national executive committee on Tuesday, November 14, Abubakar expressed concern that Nigeria’s democracy would face…..

Dino Melaye has given INEC a 7-day ultimatum to review his petitions regarding the Kogi governorship election.

Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the November 11 Kogi State governorship election, has given the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) a seven-day ultimatum to review the election. Speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today, Melaye, who came third in the election won by Usman Ododo of the All Progressives Congress (APC), alleged…..

Tinubu has instructed RMAFC to increase the salary of judges.

President Bola Tinubu has instructed the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to enhance the welfare of the country’s judicial officers. Speaking through the Attorney General of the Federation, Lateef Fagbemi, at the all Nigerian judges conference, President Tinubu urged against undue criticism of the Judiciary, especially regarding political cases. He also called for…..

Ajaka expressed disappointment with INEC, stating that the election results were predetermined before the voting took place in Kogi.

Muritala Ajaka, the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi State, criticized the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its handling of the state’s governorship election. After completing the election in the North-Central state and tallying the results, Ajaka, aspiring to replace the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that INEC officials…..

Hope Uzodinma declared winner of Imo state governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Uzodimma, as the winner, securing his re-election as the Governor of Imo State. INEC has officially declared Governor Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the November 11, 2023, governorship election in the state. Prof Abayomi…..

Pastor Adebayo states that he underwent a 40-day and 40-night fast at the age of 80.

Pastor Adeboye, the esteemed leader of Redeemed Christian Church, revealed an unexpected revelation during a recent sermon. He shared the remarkable accomplishment of fasting for nearly 40 days and nights at the age of 80, extending into his 81st year. In his address to the congregation, he revealed that numerous people had advised against it,…..

EFCC released Godwin Emefiele after he was granted bail

I see that Godwin Emefiele, the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after being granted bail by a High Court in the Federal Capital Territory. If you have any specific questions or would like more information about this situation, please feel free…..

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that a total of 137,973 party agents will participate in the upcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states.

INEC has confirmed that a total of 137,973 polling and collation agents have been registered to take part in the governorship elections scheduled for November 11, 2023, in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states. According to INEC, they released a list of polling and collation agents, and as of the deadline for uploading this list by…..

Tinubu will introduce a birth and death registration portal this Wednesday.

On Wednesday, November 8, President Bola Tinubu is set to reveal an electronic Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System along with a Geospatial Data Repository. Announcing this on Monday, November 6, Nasir Kwarra, Chairman of the National Population Commission, stated that the portal will enhance the advancement of civil registration and vital statistics systems in…..

The Court of Appeal upholds Orji Uzor Kalu as the winner in the Abia North election.

On Monday, November 6, a Court of Appeal in Abuja confirmed Orji Uzor Kalu, the former Governor of Abia state, as the victorious candidate for the Abia North Senatorial District. Justice Abiri, who presided over the case involving appeals by the Labour Party (LP) candidate, Nnamdi Iro Orji, and the People Democratic Party (PDP) candidate,…..

Mr. Godwin Emefiele has been granted unrestricted release by the court.

A recent development from an Abuja High Court has commanded the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately release the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, without any conditions attached. The respondents in this legal case include the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Attorney General of the Federation, the Chairman…..

BREAKING: Tinubu Appoints Mrs. Adedayo Secretary FCTA Woman Affairs

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Adedayo Benjamins-Laniyi as mandate secretary for the newly formed Federal Capital Territory Administration’s (FCTA) Women Affairs Secretariat. On Monday, October 16, the FCTA management shared a post confirming her appointment. This is the post that was shared on the FCTA’s X page, which was formerly Twitter. The…..