POLITICS

President Buhari unveils N8.8trn budget Proposal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year with N300 billion lower that the current budget. The figure came in the 2019 Appropriation Bill presented by the president to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja. According to President …

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Buhari meets with 36 State Governors over Minimum Wage

President Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) some of the governors were represented by their deputy governors at the meeting which …

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Gov. Okorocha Presents 2019 Budget

The Executive Governor of Imo State, Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha has presented a total budget of N276,818,071,812 (Two Hundred and Seventy-Six Billion, Eight Hundred and Eighteen Million, Seventy-One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Twelve Naira) for the2019 fiscal year. And the budget was tagged, “Budget of Consolidation and Economic Stability”. In …

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Ihedioha Flags-off Rural Roads Rehabilitation in Owerri North

The Imo State PDP Gubernatorial Candidate, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, performing the official flag-off ceremony for the rehabilitation of the Rural Roads in Owerri North Local Government, yesterday in Awaka, Owerri North. The rehabilitation of the roads which cuts across 21 Communities in the LGA is championed by the Peoples …

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Reps criticize Sale Of Birth Certificates; Says It’s Illegal

The House during plenary made the declaration that payment of money to the National Population Commission (NPC) to obtain birth certificates for newborn babies is illegal and should be stopped This was after a motion was brought to the attention of the House by one of the lawmakers, Nkiru Onyejeocha …

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Buhari To Present The 2019 Budget Proposal To NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday 19th Dec. present the 2019 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. This was announced on Thursday in a letter sent to the National Assembly and read on the floor of the House by the speaker, Yakubu Dogara. “May I crave …

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It’s Real Me; Buhari Denies Being Cloned

President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to the allegation that he was being cloned when he was ill. The President stated that he would turn 76 soon and would remain strong as he has always been. Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this on Sunday …

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Imo Guber 2019: UPP adopts Obiaraeri as Tony Nwulu’s deputy

The Unity Progressive Party (UPP), Imo State chapter, has yesterday, 23rd November 2018 adopted Dr, Nnaemeka Obiaraeri as the running mate to Hon. Tony Nwulu in the forth-coming gubernatorial election in Imo state in 2019. The party’s flag bearer, Hon. Tony Nwulu, made this known while addressing pressmen and party …

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I Have Forgiven All Who Planned To Impeach Me – Gov. Ortom

The Executive Governor of Benue State has said that he has forgiven all who conspired illegally to impeach him. The Governor said this during a thanksgiving service on Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Parish, North Bank Makurdi in honour of him as well as the Majority Leader of the State …

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President Buhari Promises To Overhaul Education Sector, Remodel 10,000 Schools Every Year

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday at an event tagged ‘The Next Level’, to mark the launch of his campaign ahead of the election, said that his administration will remodel 10,000 schools every year. He said, “Perhaps our biggest ambition yet, is the overhaul of our education sector. Every child counts …

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