Ganduje Pays Pensioners N2bn Arrears

Kano State government has released the sum of N2 billion to the accounts of 1,313 Pensioners, as their Pension Arrears and Gratuity. It would be recalled that the administration of Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje had set up an eight member committee to facilitate the settlement of outstanding retirement benefits for pensioners in the state. Commencing the payment exercise at the Government House, Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, disclosed that the settlement covered the period of November 2015 to June 2017 based on the report submitted by the committee. “Just…

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FULL SPEECH: BUHARI COMMISSIONS THE NEW TERMINAL AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ABUJA,

President Muhammadu Buhari today commissioned the new terminal building of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. This brings it to two the number of airports commissioned by the President this year, the other being Port Harcourt airport. According to the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, more airports are due for commissioning by President Buhari. He listed Kano, Lagos and Enugu airports as the other airports billed for commissioning. Below is the FULL TEXT of the speech delivered by President Buhari at the commissioning. KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY…

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‘Your parents didn’t train you well’ — Yahaya Bello tells lawmakers who booed Buhari

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi State, has described the lawmakers who booed President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2019 budget proposal presentation on Wednesday, as “children who lack home training”. The governor said this on Thursday while speaking with state house correspondents after the Anchor Borrowers Programme Gala at the state house conference center in Abuja. Bello said the lawmaker are bent on destroying the country and its democracy. “First of all two distinct human beings, a father, a gentleman, a man who has the interest of the country at heart,…

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South-East governors plan evasive tactics for Atiku, Peter Obi ticket

South-East governors plan evasive tactics for Atiku, Peter Obi ticket Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel on Friday, October 12, 2018. Governors elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in South-East geo-political zone have resolved to adopt cautious support for the party’s presidential standard bearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. A source close to one of the three PDP…

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Nigeria hasn’t produced leaders like Obi and I since 1960 —Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said the type of leadership that he and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi, offer Nigerians has not been seen in the country since Independence. Atiku, who spoke during a town hall meeting with representatives of the business community in Aba, Abia State, blamed the ruling All Progressives Congress for allegedly instigating economic regression in the country. According to the PDP candidate, Nigerians cannot afford to have 50 million unemployed men and women. He said, “That is why…

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