2019: Buhari Reappoints Amaechi Campaign DG For Presidential Run; Petrol can’t sell for ₦145/litre – independent marketers; Gunmen abduct traditional ruler, The Agwam Akulu, Bishop Kukah’s brother; 17 killed by the gunmen in Rivers; Prof. Sagay slams Buhari’s critics over dead appointees; Nigerian Army partners with Innoson Motors; Governor Ortom sheds tears as gunmen kill 20, injure 30; Boko Haram leader Shekau appears in new video; Traditional Ruler And His Pregnant Wife Killed By Gunmen In Kaduna; Fulani/farmers crisis: 3,000 flee homes in Nasarawa . . .
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to his fellow Nigerians in a special Monday morning January 1, 2018 new year broadcast . . .
The godfather of Anambra politics, also a Board of Trustee (BoT) member of the main opposition PDP, Chief Chris Ubah (Eselu), has lambasted the ex-Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, for causing the PDP to come an abysmal third in the Saturday Nov 18 governorship election in Anambra State . . .
‘It’s time Igbo’s reject the senseless propaganda of secession’ — Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the people of the South-East geopolitical zone not to buy into what he described as the senseless propaganda of secession . . .
Budget size: N8.612 trillion (16 % higher than 2017 estimates)
• Benchmark crude oil price-US$45 per barrel
• Oil production estimate – 2.3 million barrels per day
• Exchange rate – N305/US$ for 2018
• Real GDP growth of 3.5 per cent
• Inflation Rate of 12.4 per cent
Buhari proposes N8.6trn budget for 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed N8.6trn for the 2018 financial year. Buhari made this known at the Joint Session of the National Assembly on Tuesday in Abuja, during the presentation of the 2018 Budget Proposal. The President assured that the 2018 budget would be a consolidation of the earlier ones . . .
Sagay calls on Maina to give himself up & publish names of ‘real thieves’; ‘Buhari was aware of Maina’s reinstatement, I warned him, he didn’t listen’ — HoS Oyo-Ita reveals in leaked memo . . .
The Nigerian police has confirmed that unidentified gunmen suspected to be Niger Delta militants have kidnapped four British nationals in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria . . .
MoP, Resources-NNPC Face-off: Baru Responds To Kachikwu; Kachikwu–Baru Face-off: Presidency May Have Backed Baru; Kachikwu–Baru Face-off: I was chairman of NNPC anti-corruption committee, I can’t break the rules – Baru; NUPENG & PENGASSAN declare support for GMD Baru – Official . . .
My dear Nigerians,
October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom.