Saraki Seeks End To Pension For Ex-govs, Deputies

Saraki Seeks End To Pension For Ex-govs, Deputies

Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday sought an end to payment of pensions to former governors and their deputies who hold public or political offices. Specifically, Saraki implored state Houses of Assembly to take a cue from Kwara State by passing their own versions of the bill suspending payment of pensions to former governors and deputy governors. The Kwara lawmakers had unanimously adopted the motion for the passage of the bill, which was moved by the…

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FG Sets Up Committee To Probe Abduction Of Dapchi Girls Read More at: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/27/fg-sets-committee-probe-abduction-dapchi-girls/

FG Sets Up Committee To Probe Abduction Of Dapchi Girls  Read More at: https://leadership.ng/2018/02/27/fg-sets-committee-probe-abduction-dapchi-girls/

The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday said the committee was convened by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), He said the committee, which will be chaired by a military officer…

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National Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council: The Journey So Far

National Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council: The Journey So Far

Since the inauguration of the National Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, NIPCAC, by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, around the middle of last year, a lot of initiatives and projects have been kick- started and are at varying degrees of implementation. The Council was set up with a broad mandate to partner with the private sector to implement and debottleneck projects which can accelerate industrialisation. The Council has adopted a specific target of…

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APC Primaries: PMB Warns Against Shortcuts, Illegal Manoeuvres

APC Primaries: PMB Warns Against Shortcuts, Illegal Manoeuvres

Ahead the 2019 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned the All Progressive Congress (APC) against short cuts and illegal manoeuvers in the conduct of its primaries. Speaking during a meeting of the APC national caucus last night at the presidential Villa ahead the National Executive Council of the party today, Buhari urged APC members to adhere strictly to the constitution of the party in conducting primary elections. He, however, stated that regardless of the…

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Edo LG Polls: APC Receives 10,000 PDP Defectors

Edo LG Polls: APC Receives 10,000 PDP Defectors

As the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rounds off its aggressive campaigns for next Saturday’s local government polls, over 10,000 defectors from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed their readiness to join the APC and support the developmental strides of the Godwin Obaseki-led administration. The state APC chairman, Barr. Anselm Ojezua, said that more PDP members, whose hearts have been won by the purposeful leadership of Governor Obaseki, will…

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Yusuf Buhari Is Alive, Says Presidency

Yusuf Buhari Is Alive, Says Presidency

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has debunked rumours claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, Yusuf, was dead. Yusuf was involved in a bike accident on Tuesday December 26,2017 . After he was treated at CedaCrest Hospital in Abuja, he was reportedly flown to Germany for further treatment. (Also read: Yusuf Buhari survives Onochie described as fake news reports about Yusuf’s death. She tweeted: “The news making the…

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PDP Suspends Deputy chairman, plans to join APC

PDP Suspends Deputy chairman, plans to join APC

The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Niger State chapter, Alhaji Aminu Yussuf has been suspended over allegations of gross misconduct and anti-party activities in the State. According to statement signed by the State Secretary of the Party, Alhaji Abdullahi Santali said Yussuf was found guilty of all the allegations. Leveled against him by the Wushishi local government area of the party and the Niger North Senatorial District. “That Alhaji Aminu Yussuf, the…

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Democracy Has Come To Stay!

Democracy Has Come To Stay!

Once again, I am compelled to discuss democracy, its basic concepts, the mind set necessary for its success and its advantages. This topic is even made more necessary by the approach of the 2019 general election season or cycle. Democracy is clearly the best form of government that man has ever developed or invented so far. It is considered the best simply because it has built in checks and balances as such it can curb…

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Trump orders ban on ‘bump stock’ gun modifications

Trump orders ban on ‘bump stock’ gun modifications

President Trump announced Tuesday he is moving to ban “bump stock” accessories for semi-automatic firearms, and that he’s considering other gun measures in the wake of last week’s mass school shooting in Florida. Mr. Trump signed a directive ordering Attorney General Jeff Sessions to craft regulations banning “bump stocks” and other devices that turn semi-automatic firearms into automatic weapons. The president said the new federal guidelines will be finalized “very soon.” “We can do more to protect our…

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Gov. Ortom Flag-off ‘Operation Cat Race’ In Benue [Full Speech]

Gov. Ortom Flag-off ‘Operation Cat Race’ In Benue [Full Speech]

following the launch of ‘Operation Cat Race’ by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Bruatai, on Tuesday to bring under control the endless herders/farmers’ crisis and other security challenges, the Benue State governor Samuel Ortom, has flag-off the exercise in full scale. The governor welcomed the Chief of Army Staff and thanked President Buhari for his timely intervention. Full speech of Gov. Ortom at the flag-off ceremony: I wish to formally welcome the…

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