Controversy: Fulani herdsmen attack, Fani Kayode rains curses, attacks Buhari

Editor’s note: The re-emergence of attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen within the southeast, has got tongues wagging. In this opinion, Fani Kayode lashes out at the Nigerian government, stressing that the Buhari-led administration is encouraging the menace wrought by the herdsmen. He goes on to hit at the effect of religion in Nigerian politics and the…

Niger Delta Avengers announces ceasefire

 Militant group that has been wrecking havoc on oil facilities in the Niger Delta region has announced ceasefire.  The group made the announcement in deference to dialogue efforts of monarchs and elders of the region.  According to a report by Vanguard, the the announcement was contained in an email sent to it by the group’s spokesperson, Murdoch…

Dogara, Lasun, others smuggled billions into budget – Jibrin

It’s all lies, we’ll drag him to EFCC – Reps The immediate past chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, further released more ‘incriminating’ documents purporting to show widespread fraudulent manipulation of the 2016 budget by lawmakers. Jibrin, who was sacked last week as the committee chair, yesterday further accused the…

2017 Budget To Be Ready By October, Says Udo-Udoma By NAN

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr Udoma Udo-Udoma said the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework would be ready and submitted to the National Assembly for consideration by October. Udo-Udoma said this in Abuja on Monday at a Stakeholders Consultative Forum with Civil Society Groups and organised private sector on the 2017-2019 Medium Term…