Lai Mohammed and others feeding off El-Zakzaky
With a pedigree of an incurable self-advertisement behind it, the Muhammadu Buhari government is not known for half-measures. Alas, this propensity has not found its profoundest expression in the prosecution of an agenda for engendering good governance. The upshot is that the emergence of the Buhari government has burdened the citizens with a miserable existence…
Presidency backs Match Against Corruption
The Presidency has described the bid to mobilise youths against the ills of corruption through football and entertainment as a laudable project every Nigerian should support. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Mustapha Boss said yesterday that any move that would help uproot corruption in the country would always be supported by…
APC alleges PDP, Atiku lack financial resources to campaign
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lack the financial resources to prosecute the presidential campaigns.
Nigeria to raise oil, condensate outputs in 2019
Nigeria is to increase its daily oil production to 1.8 million in 2019. It would also raise its condensate output by 0.5 million bpd during the period.
‘Signing of NCDC bill will tackle disease outbreaks in Nigeria’
President Muhammadu Buhari’s signing of the bill to establish the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), will enhance the country’s readiness to tackle disease outbreaks.
Again, federal vs presidential character
For the umpteenth time in the life of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, alleged lopsided composition of the bodies in charge of national security...
Senate condemns Buhari’s blame-game on budget delay
The Senate has condemned the shifting of blames to the National Assembly over delay in passing the national budget every year.In a statement yesterday by its Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, the upper legislative chamber advised the Presidency to desist from playing politics with sensitive issues....
Buhari seeks stringent measures against ‘fraudsters’
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called for stringent measures against perpetrators of illicit financial flows, including crackdown on safe havens, warning that the continued impunity encourages more pilfering of resources and impoverishing of citizens.
Concerns over poor access to sanitation, hygiene facilities
Angered by the rate at which Nigerians suffer from water-borne diseases, President Muhammadu Buhari last Thursday declared a state of emergency on Water, Sanitation and Hygienic sector (WASH), just as he noted that the nation has been ranked number two in open defecation globally.