SDP scribe, Gabam, becomes Duke’s presidential running mate

The Social Democratic Party has formalised the substitution of its 2019 Presidential Candidate’s running mate, Dr. Mohammed Junaid, with Mr. Shehu Musa Gabam, who is also the National Secretary of the party. SDP National Publicity Secretary, Alfa Mohammed, who gave the confirmation on Thursday in Abuja, said that the substitution was done long ago. He said that Junaid’s substitution was subjected to deliberation at the party’s leadership level which he was a member. Mohammed said the consensus was that Junaid should step down as running mate to the SDP Presidential…

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Buhari appoints new Minister of Environment

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan, as the new Minister of Environment. The appointment followed the resignation of the Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril. Mr Jibril resigned to assume the throne of the Emir of Nasarawa, in Nasarawa State. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, announced the appointment in a short statement Thursday evening. Mr Shehu said President Buhari announced the new appointment at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

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Buhari receives in Courtesy visit Newly Inaugurated National Executives of NUPENG in State House

President Buhari receives in Courtesy visit Newly Inaugurated National Executives of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in State House on 13th Dec 2018 Nupeng 1: President Buhari being decorated as Patron by NUPENG President Com. Williams Akporeha as he receives in Courtesy visit Newly Inaugurated National Executives of Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in State House on 13th Dec 2018 Nupeng 2: President Buhari receiving a presentation from NUPENG President Com. Williams Akporeha and DG Operations Afolabi Olawale as he receives in…

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Buhari receives in audience Right Honourable Moustapha Cisse Lo, Speaker of Ecowas Parliament in State House

President Buhari receives in audience Right Honourable Moustapha Cisse Lo, Speaker of Ecowas Parliament in State House on 13th Dec 2018 President Buhari with Speaker of Ecowas Parliament Rt. Hon. Moustapha Cisse Lo and Senator Ahmed Baba Kaita as he receives in audience Right Honourable Moustapha Cisse Lo, Speaker of Ecowas Parliament in State House on 13th Dec 2018 President Buhari with R-L: Speaker of Ecowas Parliament Rt. Hon. Moustapha Cisse Lo, Senator Ahmed Baba Kaita, Hon. Aminu Ashiru and Senator Abubakar MoAllahyidi as he receives in audience Right Honourable…

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DEVELOPMENT:Nigeria’s first gold refinery gets underway

Nigeria’s first gold refinery gets underway Nigeria stands at the threshold of history, as the first gold refinery in the country gets underway in Mowe, Ogun State, with a ground breaking this Thursday. According to a statement by Kian Smith, the refinery is coming to add value to the economy, gold miners and traders and will also increase revenue to the government especially at a time oil prices have become volatile, leaving the economy in dire need of improved revenues from other sources. Bawa Bwari, minister of mines and steel…

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Buhari to present the 2019 budget next week

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday present the 2019 budget proposal before the two houses of the National Assembly. The president announced this in a letter read on the floor of the House on Thursday by the speaker, Yakubu Dogara. “May I crave the kind indulgence of the House of Representatives to grant me the slot of 11 hours on Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 to formally present the 2019 appropriation bill in a joint session and lay before the NASS the 2019 budget proposal,” the president said. The House is…

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2019: I’ll reward hard work, loyalty this time, Says Buhari

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, assured his supporters that their handwork and loyalty would be adequately rewarded. Mr Buhari gave the assurance in Abuja while delivering a speech at the inauguration of his support group tagged, “Together Nigeria’’. The event was organised by the Buhari Support Organisation. Mr Buhari, who expressed gratitude to the organisation, said, “some individuals and organisations might be feeling disappointed because we have not been able to please everyone. “I would like to assure you that this time, hardwork and loyalty will be rewarded adequately.’’…

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