President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that while Nigeria’s wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few people living in 4 or 5 states and the FCT, about 150 million others are languishing in poverty in the remaining 31 states. Read more:
Security has been beefed up in and around the National Assembly complex ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to present the 2020 budget proposal. Buhari is to present the proposal before a joint session of the Assembly on Tuesday at 2 p.m Read more:
The alleged kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala Wadume has said that soldiers aided his escape after he was arrested by the police in Ibi, Taraba State. Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/soldiers-aided-my-escape-from-police-wadume-says.html
President Muhammadu Buhari is favourably disposed to the early retirement of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, it has been reliably gathered. A family source told Daily Trust on Monday in Abuja that, the embattled Head of Service, 55, who lost her...
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), on Friday confirmed the return of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, to Nigeria, but rejected reports that he refused treatment in India.... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2YVV2vB Get More Nigeria Metro News
Gunmen have killed a former local council official whose name was given as Aondongu Mkuma Mathias in Zaki-Biam town of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/31CKtdE Get More Nigeria Metro News
Pandemonium broke out on Thursday morning in Keffi prison when over 50 prisoners allegedly attempted to escape from the prison to protest over poor feeding and lack of facilities.... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2P7qYZc Get More Nigeria Metro News
The National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, said this on Friday in Abuja in a statement. Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/breaking-inec-sacks-rec-for-joining-apc.html
Two genetic engineers said that dying would become ‘optional’ within just 27 years and that the ageing process would become ‘reversible by 2045, according to a report..... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2OFEvqK Get More Nigeria Metro News
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to inaugurate the 43 ministerial nominees recently cleared by the Senate after an Induction Retreat slated for August 15-16 in Abuja..... Read more via Daily Trust – http://tiny.cc/znunaz Get More Nigeria Political News
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant for the November 16 election in Kogi state, Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West), has vowed to end hunger and hardship if given opportunity to govern the state. Melaye spoke on Wednesday when he stormed Lokoja, as part of his campaign. The …...
Presidential tribunal: INEC closes case without calling witnesses ADVERTISEMENT INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has closed its defence against the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku...
Senators postpone recess for exercise List uninspiring – PDP The Senate will today commence the screening of ministerial nominees sent to them by President Muhammadu Buhari. The upper chamber will also sit on Friday and Monday for the exercise even as it postponed its annual recess earlier …...
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated forty three individuals for screening and confirmation as ministers. Here is a tabular representation of ministers who returned and those who didn’t and their states..... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2M6O27x Get More Nigeria Metro News
A total of seven women made the 2019 ministerial nominees list of President Muhammadu Buhari. The figure represents 16.3% of the total of 43 nominees.... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2XZATEf Get More Nigeria Political News
Chelsea’s time in Japan came to an end with an encouraging win over Barcelona in Saitama. The Blues turned in an impressive display in an entertaining clash against the.... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/2Ygbvtq Get More Nigeria Sports News
Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the implementation of the newly approved minimum wage of N30,000 to all federal government workers who earn below the amount. But the announcement, rather than elicit joy, dampened the spirit of workers across the country as it fell short of their...