What Is Wrong In Siting Transportation Varsity In Daura? Amaechi Asks

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi The Minister for Transportation , Mr Rotimi Amaechi , has said that he has no regrets siting the transportation university in Daura . Amaechi said this at the commissioning of the Transportation University in Daura , Katsina State on Monday . “ When we sited the factory at Kajola , there was no noise , nobody debated about it , nobody abused us for it unlike the site for the university . “ Daura is in Nigeria, it is not in any other part…

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BREAKING: Court orders Saraki’s Ilorin houses forfeited to FG

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday secured an order of the Federal High Court in Lagos for the forfeiture of two houses in Ilorin, Kwara State belonging to a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The EFCC told the court it uncovered monumental fraud perpetrated in the treasury of the Kwara State Government between 2003 and 2011, when Saraki was the governor of the state. Based on an ex parte application filed by the EFCC pursuant to Section 17 of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act…

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PDP May Not Participate In Future Elections- Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday expressed fears of participating in the upcoming gubernatorial elections being planned for Edo and Ondo states in 2020. It also re-echoed its disappointment in the conduct of the just concluded Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. PDP, therefore, tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to embark on electoral amendment through the National Assembly to address most of the challenges in conducting elections in the country. The PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus said this while addressing…

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Legalise Electronic Voting, PDP Tells INEC, NASS

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to legalise electronic voting in Nigeria . The PDP National Chairman , Uche Secondus , spoke during a crucial meeting between the PDP National Working Committee and INEC leadership in Abuja . He urged INEC to submit a legal framework for electronic voting to the National Assembly , adding that NASS should pass such a bill . He stated that electronic voting will enhance credible and transparent election as well as reducing violence , thuggery and other electoral…

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Buhari’s $29.96 Million Loan, Plan To Cripple Nigeria —Afenifere, YCE, M/Belt Groups, CSOs •ACF backs Buhari

Sociopolitical groups in the country have cried out over the plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to present a fresh request of $29.96 billion loan to the National Assembly, describing the move as an attempt to cripple the country. Notable Nigerians, including civil society groups, also spoke against the move. But the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) differed, saying that there was nothing wrong in obtaining the loan to fund infrastructures. The president had hinged the request for the external loan on the need to execute key infrastructural projects across the country.…

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