STATEMENT DELIVERED BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 72ND SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, IN NEW YORK, ON TUESDAY, 19TH SEPTEMBER, 2017

Mr. President, Fellow Heads of State and Government, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of my country, Nigeria, I congratulate you Mr. President on your election and Mr. Gutteres on his first General Assembly outing as our Secretary-General. I assure you both of my country’s solidarity and cooperation. You will indeed need…

Oyo govt. to contest order on LG allocations, elections.

THE Government of Oyo state has stated that it would rigorously contest the legality of the interim injunction emanating from the creation of the 35 Local Government Development Areas (LCDAs) restricting the state from conducting local governments’ election, adding that it borders on the welfare of the entire citizens, payment of salaries and grassroots development….

BREAKING! Court restraints Oyo govt from conducting LG poll

A federal high court, Ibadan has restrained the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) from conducting its planned local government election. The electoral umpire had slated election into the 33 local governments and 35 Local Council Development Area (LCDAs) for February 11, 2017. But some baales (village heads) in Oyo West, Atiba and Oyo East local governments dragged…

Cleanup Van Arrives at the Judiciary

⌛️  – 🔜 Military, Judiciary, Ex-Governors, Legislature, Police, Academia, and othersOur nation had been on the downward spiral for many years. But it spiralled out of control, over the sixteen years that PDP managed our nation, particularly their last six years. Corruption became a favourite pastime of the many of the elites, presumed professionals and ordinary Nigerians. The Military, the…

HOW WE SHARED NIGERIA MONEY BY HON. ABDULMUMIN JUBRIN

“I got N650 million as my running cost as the Chairman of Appropriation Committee. ■Speaker Yakubu Dogara got N1.5 billion, ■His Deputy Yusuf Lasun got N800 million. ■House Majority Leader Femi Gbajabiamila got N1.2 billion, ■Deputy Majorty Leader Buba Jibrin got N1.2 billion. ■House Whip Alhassan Ado Doguwa got N1.2 billion, ■Deputy House Whip got…

Ali Sheriff rejects the call for cancellation of Edo governorship election’s results

Disputed National Chairman of PeoplesDemocratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he did not support Thursday’s rejection of the yet-to-be-declared result of Wednesday’s governorship election in Edo. He said that the rejection of the result ahead of its declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was pre-emptive. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

APC’s Obaseki wins EDO Governorship Election. #APC sak!!!

The candidate of the AllProgressives Congress, Godwin Obaseki, has been declared winner of the Edo State governorship election. The APC candidate won majority of the votes cast, getting a total of 319,483 votes, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced. Mr. Obaseki’s closest challenger, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, got 253,173 votes. Mr. Obaseki also won majority votes…