Saturday, July 20, 2019

Tag "APC"

    Buhari snubs APC over ‘mismanaged’ N7bn fund

Buhari snubs APC over ‘mismanaged’ N7bn fund

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is experiencing financial distress and has been unable to pay the salaries of its staff, TheCable can report.At a news briefing on January 25, John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, had admitted that the party was having financial challenges, but he added that the party did not want to bother President Muhammadu Buhari because it was not [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Labour minister Ocholi, wife, son die in road accident caused by burst tyres

Labour minister Ocholi, wife, son die in road accident caused by burst tyres

James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, has died in a road accident which occurred near Rijana along the Kaduna-Abuja road after the rear tyres of his car burst.He and his son died instantly in the crash, while his wife went into coma and later died at Doka hospital, Kaduna.The tragic incident, which happened on Sunday afternoon in Kaduna state, [...]

8 comments Read Full Article
    APC senator: Some programmes in 2016 budget aren’t feasible

APC senator: Some programmes in 2016 budget aren’t feasible

Danjuma Goje, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Gombe state, says some programmes in the 2016 budget proposal are not feasible.Goje, who is the chairman of the senate committee on appropriation, said this in Abuja on Thursday at an interactive session with some ministries and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).He said there were no clear implementation strategies on [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Fayose: Buhari has committed ‘political 419’

Fayose: Buhari has committed ‘political 419’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has accused President  Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of exhibiting "the peak of political 419" by making promises without fulfilling them.Fayose said APC deceived Nigerians to get their votes in the last election by promising to create 3 million jobs per year, yet the president had “not created a single job”.“President Muhammadu Buhari prefers [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    Tambuwal: Sokoto will use card reader for LG poll

Tambuwal: Sokoto will use card reader for LG poll

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state governor, says card reader device would be used in the conduct of the local government election in the state.He made the announcement on Tuesday in Binji local government area at the commencement of the APC campaign in Sokoto north senatorial district.Tambuwal said Sokoto would set new standard by being the first state in Nigeria to use [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    FG: 1m ‘extremely poor’ will still get N5000

FG: 1m ‘extremely poor’ will still get N5000

The federal government says it has budgeted N5,000 each for one million “extremely poor” Nigerians, as a total of N500 billion has been allocated for social investment in the 2016 budget.Insisting that President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) never promised to pay unemployed graduates N5,000, the administration said it still has plans to empower those who do [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Fayose: Fayemi illegally withdrew N852m from SUBEB

Fayose: Fayemi illegally withdrew N852m from SUBEB

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has accused Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor, of withdrawing N852.9 million from the account of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) exactly eight days to the end of his administration.Speaking through Bode Ola, chairman of Ekiti SUBEB, Fayose said it was painful that Ekiti state and its people were suffering for the “sin committed [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    The fear of God will guide me, says David mark

The fear of God will guide me, says David mark

David Mark, former senate president and winner of Benue south rerun election, says his actions will be guided by the fear of God.Speaking on Monday when received his certificate of return at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters in Abuja, Mark thanked his people for supporting him.“I will continue to serve honestly with all my heart. My actions will be [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    We’d have to downsize our promises, says Lai

We’d have to downsize our promises, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, says President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign promises were based on $100 per barrel oil, so current realities will make the government fall short of its promises.However, contrary to Mohammed’s claims, the All Progressives Congress (APC) kicked of its full presidential campaign in November 2014, when oil sold at $79 per barrel.In February 2015, [...]

5 comments Read Full Article
    I’ll rather build infrastructure than give N5,000 to people who don’t work, says Buhari

I’ll rather build infrastructure than give N5,000 to people who don’t work, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he would rather build infrastructure and empower able-bodied persons to work than give N5,000 to unemployed youths.Buhari said this during an interactive session on the last day of his visit to Saudi Arabia.“This largesse N5,000 for the unemployed, I have got a slightly different priority,” he said.“I would rather do the infrastructure, the school and correct [...]

6 comments Read Full Article
    Oyegun embarks on 10-day leave, hands over to Oni

Oyegun embarks on 10-day leave, hands over to Oni

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday confirmed that he would be embarking on a 10-day vacation beginning from February 29, to get some rest. ‎ Speaking with journalists at the party's secretariat in Abuja, Oyegun stated that in his absence,‎ Segun Oni,  APC deputy national chairman (South), would cover his beat. ‎ "I have been APC national chairman [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oyegun: Buhari is an international salesman

Oyegun: Buhari is an international salesman

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described President Muhammadu Buhari as "an international salesman" marketing Nigeria abroad.Defending the incessant trips of the president since his assumption of duty, Oyegun said the travels geared towards garnering support and open up the country to more investors are "necessary at this point in time".Oyegun added that although he had no [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    PDP has suffered, says Sheriff

PDP has suffered, says Sheriff

Ali Modu Sheriff, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will not work with “recalcitrant and unrepentant party members”.Speaking when a delegation of the Arewa Social Media Forum (ASMEFO) paid him a courtesy visit in Abuja on Thursday, Sheriff also said the party had "suffered" for its mistakes and the time had come to end the sufferings.He [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    I am on a divine assignment, says Kogi gov

I am on a divine assignment, says Kogi gov

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says he is on a divine assignment in the state.Bello, who lost the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Abubakar Audu, was chosen as the candidate of the APC for the supplementary election which held after the death of Audu.Despite the stiff opposition from different quarters, he was sworn into office on [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC leaders meet over ‘unfavourable’ verdicts

APC leaders meet over ‘unfavourable’ verdicts

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa to discuss a slew of unfavourable court judgments, TheCable can report.Recently, the APC witnessed a setback in some of its governorship cases at the supreme court.It lost to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the apex court on Rivers, Taraba, Delta and Akwa [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    ‘Mama Taraba’s’ appeal lacked ‘redeemable substance’, says supreme court

‘Mama Taraba’s’ appeal lacked ‘redeemable substance’, says supreme court

The supreme court on Monday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Aisha Alhassan, its governorship candidate in the Taraba April 11 governorship election, had no locus standi to contest the candidature of Darius Ishaku, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate who is now governor of the state.The court said this as it explained the dismissal of Alhassan's appeal on February 11.In [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

July 12, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement