Worried by the persistent criticisms of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the organisation from 2001 to 2019. Receiving governors of the states that make up the Commission, led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja,
President Muhammadu Buhari is to depart Abuja on Monday to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, between Oct. 23 and Oct. 25. A statement by the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday, said the summit would focus on exploring and expanding opportunities in security, trade and investment, science and technology, and […]
President Buhari jets out of Nigeria
The Presidency has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari was against retaliation in the heat of the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. The Presidency said the President thought engagement was a better option. Garba Shehu, the Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated in a statement in Abuja, adding that Buhari chose […]
By Dapo Akinrefon
LAGOS—THE Oodua Peoples’ Congress, OPC, yesterday, berated the Federal Government over the continued detention of the Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore, even as it described the waterways bill sent to the legislature as a plot to make the states redundant.
In a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the group, Yinka Oguntimehin, the group said the prolonged detention and government’s refusal to obey court orders is