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Abba Kyari, Lawal Daura have not resigned, says Presidency

Abba Kyari, Lawal Daura have not resigned, says Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday denied the rumour making the rounds that the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; and the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Lawal Daura, have resigned .   The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made the clarification in an interview with

“EFCC Propaganda may trigger April Spring in Nigeria!”—Uranta, NNSG Scribe

The Nigerian National Summit Group (NNSG) has decried the growing pattern of self-serving myopic propaganda tactics being deployed by government officials and bodies, whilst warning that it could trigger massive violent social unrest nationwide. In a Public Statement released in Lagos today, Sunday, April 23, 2017, by NNSG Executive Secretary, Mr. Tony I. Uranta, the

EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan, Emefiele, Magu, others to be questioned by presidential panel probing N13 billion Ikoyi money

A former president, Goodluck Jonathan, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; and anti-corruption chief, Ibrahim Magu are amongst some high-profile personalities that are expected to be questioned by a presidential panel investigating the mysteries surrounding the over N13 billion recovered from an apartment in Lagos last Wednesday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The

Shocker as Buhari suspends SGF, DG NIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE). The President has also directed the suspension of the

A Letter to Mr. President, By Olukayode Ajulo, PhD

Your Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Discountenance Of Ondo State in Respect of Federal Government Appointments. Mr. President, I greet you wholeheartedly in the spirit of this season. I write you as a patriot and indigene of Ondo State. I hope this letter meets you

Why FEC meeting didn’t hold — Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said that due to the Easter break, the council secretariat had no time to prepare and circulate memos to ministers. Shehu stated: “The staff on the Council secretariat  resumed on Tuesday after the Easter. There was no time to prepare and circulate

Buhari’s success claim, insult to intelligence of Nigerians, says PDP

The Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s claims in his Easter message, to having met the expectations of Nigerians as an insult on their intelligence. Its spokesman, Dayo Adeyeye, yesterday said the comments from Mr. President are to say the least untrue and unfair to

‘Why we can’t render account of looted funds now’

The Federal Government has said that as soon as the necessary reconciliation process and litigation in some of the cases are concluded, the full account of looted funds will be rendered. Government also said the success of its whistle-blower policy has shown that Nigerians strongly support the anti-corruption crusade. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji