Why we disengaged 7 expatriate Egyptian doctors – Yobe Govt.

From Uche Uche Damamturu Yobe state government said it has appraised the performance of expatriate doctors from Egypt and found them wanting in terms of fulfilling the contract agreement on service delivery and consequently disengaged them. The state Commissioner for…

Katsina: Masari sacks Commissioner to make room for ‘active politician’

By Ali Alkali Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari has sacked the state’s Commissioner of Education, Mrs Halimatu Idris in order to give more opportunities for active politician in preparation for election year. The removal of Mrs. Idris, a professor, takes…

Niger Assembly approves 14 new commissioners, despite hoodlums attack

From Yakubu Mustapha Minna Niger House of Assembly yesterday confirmed 14 nominees for commissioners. The lawmakers, however, rejected the nomination of the immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture, Kabiru Musa. Three other nominees, George Koche, Danjuma Sallau and Isah Kanko were…

Suspended lawmaker, Jibrin, meets Buhari behind closed doors

The suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumuni Jibrin, on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors. Mr. Jibrin told State House correspondents that he met with Mr. Buhari because he considered him a father. Mr. Jibrin,…

How Saraki helped me become Reps Speaker against APC’s wish – Dogara

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has revealed how Senate President Bukola Saraki helped him to become Speaker of the House back in June, 2015. Emerging against the wish of their party, the All Progressives Congress, both Saraki and Dogara…

Fresh PDP crisis: Senator Kashamu attacks Makarfi, counsels splinter group

By Our Correspondent The Senator representing the Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, has attacked a former Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, describing his era as the worse since the inception of the party.…

‘Let’s see who will go to jail between Fayose and I’, Fayemi explodes

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi​,​ has ​lambasted Governor Ayodele Fayose over the latter’s comments and actions about him. He also ​described the attempt being made by the Peoples Democratic Party​ ​(PDP) to​ ​reclaim power in 2019 as​…

Democracy taking root in Liberia — Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says Liberia is becoming a model of democracy in Africa and beyond, having attained “political stability’’. Jonathan told newsmen in the capital, Monrovia, during Tuesday’s presidential run-off election, that democracy had been institutionalised in Liberia. He…

Liberian presidential election free, fair — ECOWAS, AU

The ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to Liberia has released its preliminary report on Tuesday’s presidential runoff polls in the country, declaring it as peaceful, transparent and fair. Head of the mission and former President of Ghana, Mr John Mahama, presented…

PDP Zangon Kataf/Jaba constituency passes vote of Confidence on Katung

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna The Officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zangon Kataf/Jaba Federal constituency of Kaduna State have passed a vote of confidence on the member representing them in the House of Representatives, Barr. Sunday Marshall Katung.…