Buhari Will Not Implement Budget- Presidency Source

By Bayo Bernard Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2018 budget, there are indications that Presidency will not implement the document endorsed on Wednesday by the president after it was passed by the National Assembly. President Buhari signed the N9.1 trillion estimates exactly 12: 05 pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2018.  The federal government had proposed an N8.1 trillion budget in document President Buhari set before the National Assembly in November 7, 2017. The signing of the budget came eight months after President Buhari laid the document…

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Battle For 2019, Political Gladiators At Work

By Stephen Ubanna For the past two months, President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice President  and   Chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic party, PDP, were the only political gladiators that had declared their interest  to contest the 2019 presidential election.But as at last week other Candidates from both parties had declared interest as well. Buhari , who is seeking re-election for another four years in  office had made his intention known earlier to the party leadership and the public.…

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Suswam Arrested By DSS

The Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state. The former governor was arrested after the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, allegedly petitioned the DSS over the security situation in the state, as he (Suswam), was allegedly planning to make it ungovernable, reports Channels Television. A source close to the governor who pleaded anonymity confirmed the arrest as well as the petition to Channels Television on Thursday. The DSS had arrested the former Governor in 2017, after it said…

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Super Eagles Optimistic Of Victory Against Iceland

By Akinwale Kasali With elimination starring at the faces of the Super Eagles team after their abysmal display against the Croatia national team, the Gernot Rohr are still optimistic that they could still scale through out of Group D. The players know that they have no choice than to go all out against the Icelandic team to have any hope of advancing to the next phase of the competition. Rohr has disclosed that the team will go all out for victory against the European team. There was joy in the…

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Janet Jackson Overcomes Depression

Janet Jackson has revealed that she suffered an “intense” battle with depression, which she linked to a childhood inferiority complex and societal racism and sexism. In an essay in the latest issue of Essence, a magazine geared toward African American women, the 52-year-old pop superstar said that she has found joy after giving birth to her first child last year. But the singer — who became a superstar in her 20s with her blending of hip-hop into pop music and her elaborately choreographed live shows — said that her 30s…

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“My Passion For The Needy”—W.I.N Foundation Founder, Chetachi Nwoga Ecton

By Akinwale Kasali When In Need (W.I.N.) Foundation a Nigerian own international NGO is currently receiving massive accolades home and abroad from notable personalities including, Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed,the Senior Special Adviser to Nigerian President on Social Investment Programmes, and US Senator, James Sanders, for its immense contribution to humanity. The Foundation supports individuals in need in healthcare by assembling team of doctors with expertise to test and treat malaria, typhoid, diabetes, high blood pressure, eye issues etc. Her Foundation  also supports orphanages, schools, homeless shelter, the disabled and elderly in…

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Budget signing sparks fresh row with National Assembly

By Uche Mbah The recently signed national budget by President Muhammadu Buhari has sparked fresh row between the executive and legislature, with the Federal House of Reps insisting that there was no infraction in the adjustment of the Budget figures. The senate Leadership, however, have been away in Russia for inter-parliamentary interface, though indications from Presidential sources were that it was a tactical maneuver to avoid Bukola Saraki, the Senate president being present during the Budget signing, which the president finally did after seven months of playing badminton with it…

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Nigeria Borders, Still Smugglers’ Haven?

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari is no longer finding it funny that the government  Agricultural policy aimed at promoting local rice  production is not making the desired impact  on the economy as the Asian countries  of Thailand  grown  parboiled rice  and  Indian rice still  dominate the Nigeria market. From Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Calabar, Kano, Sokoto, Dutse, kebbi to Maiduguri, the story is the same: foreign parboiled rice dominate  the markets .  the situation is so bad in the south west and north west geo-political  regions where  there were  said…

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Buhari’s Budget of Partial Development

  By Oji Odu Six months into the country’s financial season, after the 2018 Appropriation bill was presented to the National Assembly in November 2017,  President Muhammadu Buhari is expected today, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, to sign the bill into law, leaving government with only six months to perform all the magic and abracadabra needed to make Nigeria a better place and better the lives of the sun stricken Nigerians. Are Nigerians surprised? No. Are they expecting life impacting changes in the remaining six months? Definitely, many are not. This…

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Convention Crisis: APC Moves Against Buhari ,His Re-election In Jeopardy

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu There are feelers that barring a last minute trade offs and appeasements by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari, the party will formally split in two at its national convention of the party slated for this Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja with the President himself as the biggest casualty of the impending implosion. It has been learnt that a faction of the party that claim it represents the real APC will pronounce Buhari suspended from…

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