Court to rule in suit seeking to stop Buhari’s ministerial inauguration on Monday

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list. The applicant, Mr Musa Baba-panya, who was also the counsel in the case, had, on Thursday, approached the court with an exparte motion, asking the court to stop the president from going ahead with the inauguration. In suit number: number: FHC/ABJ/CS/878/19, Baba-panya, who is also an indigene of Karu in the Federal Capital…

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INTERVIEW: Yahaya Bello hasn’t completed a single project since 2016, says Kogi dep gov

Kogi state has been the ”confluence” of political intrigues lately. Yahaya Bello, the 44-year-old governor of the state, is crossed with Simon Achuba, his deputy who says the governor does not deserve to be re-elected.  In this interview, Achuba tells TheCable the whys and wherefores of this unfolding drama. What led to the breakdown of the relationship between you and Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state?  Achuba:  Well, where people are gathered; where they are one or two (persons), the likelihood of offence coming up is not unlikely. And as…

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“We have achieved food security, and for physical security we are not doing badly” Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation was to improve agricultural production and attain full food security. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesman in a statement, said Buhari stated this when he hosted All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch at his country home in Daura, Katsina state on Tuesday. According to the president, the foreign reserve will be used strictly for diversification of the economy and not for encouraging more dependence on foreign food. “Don’t…

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9TH SENATE TO PROCURE VEHICLES WORTH N5.5B FOR MEMBERS

The leadership of the National Assembly has begun moves to procure operational vehicles for the lawmakers that make up its dual legislative chambers. It was learned yesterday that meetings in that regard started among presiding officers in the Senate even before the apex legislative body embarked on its eight-week recess, which ends on September 24, 2019. A National Assembly official confirmed the meetings on condition of anonymity, saying the cost of the cars would be deducted from lawmakers’ allowances. He hinted that the preferred brand being considered for senators is…

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Kogi Guber 2019: Dino Melaye begins local government tour as delegates vowed their support

As Senator Dino Melaye takes his tour to the 3 local government that makes Yagba Federal Constituency yesterday to seek their support and vote in the forthcoming PDP primaries, the people’s legislator encouraged the delegates to seize this opportunity to ensure that they vote a candidate that have the capacity and the intellectual demand for a governance that is capable of rejuvenating the economy of the state. While addressing the delegates, Melaye asked “those that want to govern kogi state today, where were they when salaries and pensions were not…

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Things will soon return to normalcy in Edo state, Gov. Obaseki boosts

Governor Godwin Obaseki on Monday August 12, announced that he has settled with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole. The Edo State Governor made the disclosure at a mass organized at St Paul Catholic Church in Benin to mark the 80th birthday of former APC national chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun. Governor Obaseki expressed hope of normalcy returning to the state.  He said “things will soon return to normalcy in the state.” “I thank you very much for the remarkable homily. I listened very attentively and I…

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BREAKING: Buhari’s Campaign Coordinator, 6000 APC Leaders dump party for PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign coordinator in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Bature Sambo, and other top officials of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in a ceremony in the Gusau Government House. Other defectors who dumped the APC included the current Board Chairman, National Hospital Port Harcourt, Alhaji Muktari Anka; the immediate past Commissioner for Youth Development, Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed; the immediate past Special Adviser, Alhaji Ibrahim Ajala, and over 6,000 other APC supporters. Sambo said he decided to dump the…

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Disgraceful!! How Nigerian Ambassador To Congo Ejected From Embassy (Video)

Nigeria’s ambassador, Olusola Ojemane Orevba, in the Democratic Republic of Congo was evicted from his residence in the elitist district of Gombe, Kinshasa, the capital city, where most diplomats live. In a video making rounds online, the Ambassador’s properties could be seen thrown out by Police and men of the task force. The parcel of land has been under dispute for many years between the Nigerian embassy and the Congolese Jean-Claude Okito. According to an American-based Nigerian Journalist, Jackson Ude, who shared the video, he wrote; Nigerian Embassy in the…

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Revolution Now: A campaign of calumny against the Buhari government, APC reveals

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians to reject the toxic messages and criminal antics of some individuals and partisans who have embarked on a campaign of calumny against the Buhari government and are calling for a forceful takeover of government. It said those behind the protests were influential persons who lost the general election. A statement, Thursday night by Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, called them cowards and enemies of Nigeria. It said the recent arrest of Mr. Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State…

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Finally!! APC suspends embattled Kogi Dep. Governor

LOKOJA – The All Progressive Congress (APC) Kogi state chapter on Thursday suspended the embattled Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba from the party for “anti-party activities.” The party also based the suspension on some actions the Deputy Governor took that constitute an embarrassment to APC family in Kogi state. APC State Chairman, Abdullahi Bello who disclosed this at a press conference in Lokoja said the party has received several petitions from stakeholders in Iyano ward of Ibaji local government area where the Deputy Governor hailed from, alleging that Achuba had…

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