Politics Security

2019 : Army promises to enhance democratic principles

 The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections. The Commander, 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Nasiru Jega, gave the advice at the 2018 West African Social Activities (WASA) held in Igbawa barracks in Abak, […]

Economy Politics

2019: APC, PDP face cash crunch for campaigns

• Agency places 24-hour surveillance on bank transactions • Commission warns bureau de change operators • Presidency: Dangote not member of APC Campaign Council The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democra-tic Party (PDP) may be facing an uphill task raising sufficient funds for their campaigns ahead of next year’s elections, an investigation by […]

Politics

Our Opponents only exist on billboards in Katsina State – APC Campaign Chairman

The Chairman, Campaign Council for  Gov. Aminu Masari re-election, Mr Mustapha Inuwa, says candidates of opposition political parties in Katsina State only exist on billboards. Inuwa said this during the flag-off of the campaign for the re-election of the governor in Funtua on Saturday. Inuwa said the billboards would not intimidate the ruling All Progressives […]

Politics

‘Compensate me for producing ‘Sai Buhari’ song’

The Ondo state born-songwriter who composed the 2014 ‘Sai Buhari Campaign music, Ojetayo Oluwadamilare ‘aka); Ajakaye is aggrieved of an alleged breach of agreement. Some opposition leaders particularly in the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) camp are already inciting Ajakaye to take  legal action against the All Progressives Congress(APC) over copyright infringement on his literary work adopted […]

Politics

 Abiodun is ‘Buhari’s Ogun gov candidate’, says Osoba

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun. Abiodun was formally presented to the President by a former Governor of the State, Olusegun Osoba at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Osoba told State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting the president “has raised […]

Economy Politics

Ikpeazu presents N139.542 billion Appropriation Bill for 2019 fiscal year

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Friday presented N139,542 billion Appropriation Bill for the 2019 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly. The bill, tagged “Budget of Consolidation,” has a Capital Expenditure outlay of N71.7 billion, representing 51.4 per cent, and Recurrent Expenditure of N 67.8 billion, representing 48.6 per cent. Ikpeazu said the […]