'Behold the political errand boy' Fani-Kayode mocks Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbaj, has continued to receive punches and lacerating jibes from his traducers for his many perceived woes in the hands of his supposed tormentors at Aso Rock Villa, with former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode, joining in the fray. Fani-Kayode, spokesman of the President Goodluck Jonathan Presidential...... read more

Osinbajo retrieves letter of sack from aides, awaits Buhari's return *See list

The names of the 36 aides of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who were sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari, in one fell swoop, and which has got tongues wagging about the touted frosty relationship between the two most important Nigerians, are out. It was however revealed that the sack letters given to...... read more

BREAKING: I won't use 'Your Excellency' terms again - Sanwo-Olu

Moral suasion has forced Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to drop the title of Your Excellency, as he sees it as totally out of tune with mortal human beings who are open to making mistakes and experiencing failures. The governor, who made the revelation in a statement he personally signed,...... read more

Osinbajo’s woes increase, as Buhari sacks his 35 aides

Reports coming in indicate that the rug has pulled off the feet of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, with President Muhammadu Buhari, summarily sacking of 35 of his aides in a fell swoop, coming in the face of many woes, believed to have befallen the lawyer and erstwhile preacher. TheCable, quoting Daily...... read more

Slave fields: Only 35 per cent bank workers in Nigeria are core staff

“In consideration of the statistics we have, at the moment, casual, contract and outsourced staff in the banking sector stands at about 65 per cent. The implication is that, of the total workforce in the nation’s banking sector, only 35 per cent are engaged as core staff. There are currently about...... read more

BREAKING: NUJ hammers ex-President, Odusile, others with suspension

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Thursday suspended its immediate past National President, Abdulwaheed Odusile and three others for anti-union activities. The decision was taken at the quarterly national executive council meeting of the union which was presided over by the National President of...... read more

AMAZING: Half of Bauchi State civil service made up of ghost workers

Indications coming from Bauchi State, shows that nearly half of the workforce in government services are ghost workers, whose activities have been depleting the resources of the state. Governor Bala Mohammed, told reporters on Saturday that out of the 101,000 civil servants employed by the state, thousands are receiving salaries without...... read more

BREAKING: Buhari gives new name to communication ministry

The Ministry of Communication is now going to bear Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy, following the approval of a new name by President Muhammadu Buhari, as announced after Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC), meeting in Abuja. The change in name is said to have been requested by the new...... read more

Buhari stands behind Aisha: Approves six aides for First Lady’s office

In what could be interpreted as throwing his weight behind his wife, Aisha, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, announced seven aides for the office of the First Lady, breaking yet another vow, as he seems to have come to the reality of the vagaries of office. The President, who had before...... read more

Don't ask me about my husband's 'new wife' ask him - Aisha Buhari

  I won’t be the one to confirm if my husband is taking another wife – Aisha Buhari First Lady Aisha Buhari on Sunday, it did not lie in her mouth to confirm or deny whether her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari wanted a second wife or intended to take one. Those...... read more

Makinde moves to rehabilitate Ibadan Airport *Boasts of 'unprecedented development'

Part of the “unprecedented development,”  Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has asked the people of the state to prepare for is the immediate rehabilitation of Ibadan Airport. He wants the airport to have the capacity to carter for cargo planes on international operations, as part of his ambitious plan to...... read more

No Aso Rock wedding *Enthusiastic crowd disperse, as Buhari worships without 'new bride'

The Aso Rock mosque on Friday, witnessed an unprecedented crowd of worshippers as Muslim faithful thronged in to witness the rumoured marriage of President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq. They however went home without witnessing any such event in spite...... read more

Obaseki opens battlefront with Ogbemudia family *Sacks daughter as LG boss

A major battlefront may have been opened by Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, this time, with the influential family of the first military governor of the old Bendel State, the late Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia. Details are still sketchy, Eghe, BUT the daughter of the military leader, and later a big...... read more

Buhari accused of breaking the law for extending tenure of police aide

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under criticism for extending the service years of his Chief Personal Security Officer, Abdulkarim Dauda, by four years, a move which critics have described as illegal and a usurpation of the powers of the Police Service Commission, Punch is reporting. Dauda, it was learnt, was promoted...... read more

Like Okorocha, Okowa defends daughter's appointment as aide *Says, state needs her

Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor, has given it back to his critics, trying to assail him for appointing his own daughter as one of his aides, saying he owed no one apologies because she was qualified for the job. Okowa said this on Tuesday at a media quarterly briefing in Asaba,...... read more

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