Let’s force ministerial list on Buhari – APC boss *Says PDP was magnanimous not to seize Senate leadership The argument for party supremacy, being put forward by those who believe that Senate President, Bukola Saraki should have swallowed the dictates of the All Progressive Congress (APC), to give room to his rival, Ahmed Lawn for the job, took an interesting turn on Monday morning. They are being told to...... read more
Empty treasury: Talk like a President – Jonathan tells Buhari *Says govs have no reason to owe salaries From the camp of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, came a message Monday Morning – you are no longer an opposition leader, you are now the President, take full responsibility of your office. This is consequent on the President’s comment last week that he met an empty, a debilitating situation that has...... read more
Corruption: Don’t bite more than you can chew, Britain tells Buhari *Let us in to help on Boko Haram From Britain, Nigeria’s progenitor, came a strong advice to President Mohammadu Buhari, on Wednesday – be careful not to bite too much on the anti-corruption pie in order not to lose it. The country, was of the firm belief that the focus on the war, which the President had made a...... read more
NASS crisis: It’s a storm in a teacup – Buhari *Due diligence delaying appointments To President Mohammadu Buhari, the crisis at the National Assembly for which countless Nigerians are losing sleep is nothing but a storm in a teacup. Not even the issue of appointment of ministers and other officials of government is as important as what the President sees as more crucial and demanding...... read more
NASS crisis: Pressure mounts on Buhari to wield the big stick *APC members accuse party leaders of losing control Unless President Mohammadu Buhari wields the big stick and soonest too, the present crisis at the National Assembly may lead to either an implosion or explosion that could cause the All Progressives Congress (APC), the benefits of its victory in the last general election. Not even the President would be safe...... read more
APC Governors to Saraki: Don’t bite the finger that feeds you *If we listen to the party, you should Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have thrown their weight behind the party’s decision that the distribution of all other principal positions in the Senate should be according to its dictates. They did after rising from a meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari, early Wednesday morning, at which...... read more
FG, states save N100billion from delayed appointments President Mohammadu Buhari and some state governors, may not be telling the country the whole truth on why ministers, commissioners and other aides are yet to be appointed, almost a month after their inauguration on May 29 this year. Beyond the palpable confusion in the polity at the moment, following a...... read more
SGF: Tinubu moves to stop Ndigbo, pushes for Oyegun *Onu to replace APC Chairman Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has rolled out a massive plot to deny the South East the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), zoned to the area. Whirlwindnews.com, gathered on Monday that the Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), is now pushing...... read more
To save Nigerian economy, Senators agree to pay cut *Insist freed money must be used as special fund Indications have come that federal lawmakers have responded favourably to the cries of Nigerians over their enormous pay packages and have agreed to a substantial cut, in order to free some funds for national development. But there is a caveat – the use of the money recovered, unlike looted funds seized...... read more
Buhari’s inaugural address was insensitive to Ndigbo – Okorie *Insists confab report must be implemented Presidential candidate of the United Peoples Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has urged President Mohammadu Buhari, to find the earliest opportunity to redress the anomaly in his inaugural address, which gave the impression that he was relegating the South East in the scheme of things in the country. Okorie, in an...... read more
My husband didn’t cage me, don’t cage yours – Aisha Buhari Nigerian First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has emphasised the importance of women in national development and the need to integrate them properly in the scheme of things instead of relegating them to the background. She said at an Appreciation Diner she hosted for women and youths in the country on Sunday,...... read more
NASS leadership: Saraki's behaviour was an insult – Buhari *We may no longer meet our promises – APC Palpable angst is still pervading the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as both the leadership of the party and President Mohammadu Buhari, again took umbrage, this morning, at how Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon. Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives on Tuesday. In...... read more
BREAKING NEWS: PDP humbles APC as Saraki becomes Senate President Despite last minute troubleshooting moves to ensure that its preferred candidates, Ahmed Lawan for Senate President and Femi Gbajabiamila, for Speaker emerged as leaders of the National Assembly, the opposite appears to be the case, following the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki, scion of the Late Dr. Olusola Saraki, former Leader...... read more
NASS leadership: Buhari recants, intervenes *We’re not short on options, PDP can’t decide – APC *Journalists, staff barred from NASS building It is becoming grittier at the National Assembly, where both the Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker are going to emerge among other principal officers today, with President Mohammadu Buhari now ready to intervene in the process, a recant on his earlier firm decision not to do during and after...... read more
BREAKING: Many feared dead as Suicide bombers blast Maiduguri, Yola Blood and tears flowed freely following bomb explosions that rocked the capital cities of Borno and Adamawa states in Nigeria’s troubled North-East this night. In Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, “a suicide bomber detonated his Improvised Explosive Devices near a military check point at Shagari Low cost along Maiduguri-Monguno road, killing...... read more
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