PANIC: Thugs fire dynamite in failed bid to stop Bayelsa PDP congress

Thugs suspected to be loyal to some governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Friday threw dynamites close to the party’s secretariat in Yenagoa in their failed bid to stop the ward congress. It was gathered that the dynamite exploded on the main road some kilometres to the the PDP Secretariat and that nobody was injured. Sources said the hoodlums, who could not have access to the secretariat because the area was cordoned off by armed police operatives, decided to throw the explosive along the…

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APC will continue to rule Nigeria beyond Buhari’s tenure, says Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has expressed confidence that the party will continue to rule the country after the expiration of the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Speaking at a meeting with governors of the party on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum, Oshiomhole called for synergy among party members to move the party and the country forward. While admitting that the task of leading the party has been quite challenging, Oshiomhole said: “It is quite a challenging experience for me.…

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El-zakzaky: Yunusa Yusuf fabricated lies to implicate IMN members -Group

Concerned Abuja Natives and Indigenes has accused one Comrade Yunusa Yusuf of trying to implicate members of the Islamic Movement of Nigerian by raising a false alarm. in a press release signed by Ayedo Danjuma Abdul for the Concerned Abuja Natives and Indigenes, sent to SuncityNews, the group asked the general public to disregard the said fabricated story because they are found to be baseless. “The accusation was investigated; first, by visiting the community and, second, by making inquiry into the allegation. We visited Guzape and near-by areas on Wednesday,…

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BREAKING NEWS: Buhari approves licensing of online TV, Radio stations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved wide-ranging reforms in the broadcasting industry, including the licensing of online radio and television stations. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja on Friday when he received members of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) on a courtesy visit. Mohammed, while responding to a request made by BON for the review of the Broadcasting Code, stated that the President also approved a wide range of reforms in the industry. “I just want to use this opportunity to inform you that…

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BREAKING: Heads To Roll, As N78 Billion Oil Money Gets Missing From Buhari’s Office

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, has announced that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, under-remitted N77.92 billion to the Federation Account, from domestic crude allocation in 2017.It disclosed this in its latest report on Nigeria’s share in the sale of crude oil and gas produced in 2017. Recall, that President Buhari is the substantive Minister of Petroleum Resources, with the mandate to oversee the activities of the NNPC. Key findings in the report showed that the NNPC deducted N297 billion from earnings from the Domestic Crude Allocation  as costs…

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10 months after: Nigeria Police Force yet to receive pay rise

Ten months after President Muhammadu Buhari approved an increase in police salaries and allowances, men of the Nigeria Police Force have yet to receive the pay rise. The directive had not been implemented going by complaints from the rank and file of the force who lamented that they were still being paid old salaries. The President had in November 2018, approved an enhanced salary structure for the NPF. By the approval of the Rank Salary Structure Adjustment, salaries, allowances and pension of policemen were expected to be increased, though the…

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I have rewarded those who gave me massive support in Kaduna, Kano -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he gave Kaduna and Kano states two substantive positions in his cabinet to appreciate the massive votes he received during the 2019 presidential election. Kano gave Buhari 1, 464,768 votes – the highest in the February 23 election – while he had 993, 445 votes from Kaduna. Speaking during a courtesy visit to Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna, the president said he had rewarded those who gave him massive support in those states. “Before you push everything to me, I am…

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Internet Scam ‘Wire: Names And Nicknames Of Nigerians Declared Wanted By FBI

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has listed many Nigerians in an ongoing investigation related to fraud cases. At a press conference monitored by SUNCITYNEWS on Thursday, Nick Hanna, US attorney, said the fraud cases involved suspects colluding with federal and state agents to dupe unsuspecting victims of their money. He said a total of 80 suspects “many of whom are from Nigeria” would be charged to court with 57 more being hunted globally. He said: “FBI agents along with federal and state law enforcement authorities arrested a total of 14…

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$9bn UK Penalty: FG To Prosecute All Persons Involved In Contract

The Federal Government has vowed to prosecute everyone linked with the contract that resulted in the judgment of the United Kingdom, Business and Property Courts (the Commercial Court) which awarded a cumulative sum of $9bn against Nigeria. The commercial court awarded the sum in favour of a private firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited recently. Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, announced the decision of the government to prosecute those involved on Thursday at a news briefing in Abuja. He said, “The Federal Government…

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Sen. Dino Melaye reacts as Tribunal Nullifies his Election

The election of Dino Melaye as senator representing Kogi West in the national assembly has been nullified by the tribunal. A fresh election has been ordered by the same tribunal citing cases of irregularities in the previous election in which Dino was declared winner. The tribunal led by A.O. Chijioke delivered this judgement on Friday in favour of Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 26 election. In a tweeter, Senator Adeyemi said: “We’ve decided to fight the results of the elections in the tribunal…

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