Reps have no reason to impeach Jonathan – Balarabe Musa
FORMER Kaduna State Governor Balarabe Musa said on Monday that the House of Representatives had yet to advance enough and convincing reasons for threatening to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Musa made the remark in Lagos while reacting to the threats by the lawmakers to impeach the President when it reconvenes.The House is schduled to reconvene on Tuesday (today) after a two-month recess. Add a comment
National Honours: Indicted Recipents To Be Stripped Of Award, FG
President Goodluck Jonathan
Muhammad Bello and Senator Iroegbu
President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the National Honours Committee to compile a list of persons conferred with National Honours whose integrity have come to question since their investiture.The president, at the investiture of 155 people with the National Honours, including the Chairman, Globacom Limited, Dr. Mike Adenuga, who received the nation’s second highest honour – Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) – Monday in Abuja, said the Federal Government would withdraw the honours from those whose names make the list. Add a comment
Atiku Kicks Off Preparation for 2015, Renovates Campaign Office
Strong indications have emerged that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is warming up to roll out his machinery for the 2015 presidential election.
His campaign office at Jabi district in Abuja, which was never really closed and had operated on a skeletal level, is now being renovated and put in good shape for the campaigns. .The office is already taking a new shape as workers have been busy carrying out extensive renovations on the media office. Add a comment
Presidential Reception: Paralympian gold medalists get N5m each, national award
…rewards others too
Abuja- President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday in Abuja rewarded members of the Nigerian team to the 2012 London Paralympic Games and the national under-20 women football team.
At a reception held for both teams at State House Banquet Hall, Jonathan announced the conferment of the Member of the Order of Niger (MON) on six 2012 Paralympic gold medallists.The six athletes had won gold medals at the Games where Nigeria placed 22nd overall among 164 participating countries, and finished third behind Tunisia and South Africa among African countries. Add a comment
Adokie is Stupid for Saying Onshore/Of
fshore Dichotomy is Settled-No rthern Elders Forum
The Northern Elders Forum has been firing at its perceived political opponents, and declared that the onshore-offshore dichotomy is not settled. The former university don described as “stupid” the insistence by Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, that the matter was closed. Add a comment
I was invited by the Democratic Party-Tinubu
Former governor of Lagos state and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) chieftain, senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has spoke on his attendance of the Democratic Party Convention in the United States of America.
Controversy had trailed his attendance, as allegations had been that he bought the invitation to attend the convention.
The former governor spoke to journalists upon arrival in Lagos on the issue and the coming elections in Ondo state, one in which his party, the ACN, is keenly interested.Add a comment
Jonathan is Honest and Clean He is Not Corrupt-El
Contrary to his scathing criticisms, former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Mallam Nasir El-Rufai gave President Goodluck Jonathan a clean bill of health on financial accountability and transparency on the international front,a fresh report by Wikileaks has revealed.
In a United States diplomatic cable just made public by the whistle blowing organization, El-Rufai described President Jonathan as “ clean and honest”.Details of the confidential cable with reference 07ABUJA77, show that the controversial politician gave the endorsement during an interactive session with the erstwhile American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr John Campbell, in the build-up to the 2007 general elections. Add a comment