El-Rufai: 99 Political Appointees Sacked, No Civil Servant Affected

Posted by - June 18, 2021

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said Kaduna state has started implementing its rightsizing policy by disengaging 99 political appointees, but is yet to disengage any state civil servant. The governor disclosed that only agencies connected to the local government system have disengaged staff and these include the 23 Local government councils, SUBEB and the primary Health Care Board. El-Rufai who made the disclosure

2022 FCT Council Polls: 400 Candidates Jostle For Positions

Posted by - June 18, 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fourteen out of eighteen political parties have nominated Four Hundred and Seventy Two (472) candidates for Sixty Eight (68) elective positions in next year’s Area Councils Election in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu stated this Thursday in Abuja during a meeting with Chairmen of registered Political parties on

COVID-19: Presidency Defends Buhari’s Removal of Mask in Public

Posted by - February 1, 2021
  The Presidency, on Monday, said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), did not over the weekend in Daura, Katsina State, violate the COVID-19 protocol. Online photos had shown Buhari discussing with some All Progressives Congress governors at the revalidation of his APC membership in Daura on Saturday without putting on a mask or

Edo Governorship Tribunal Resumes, Vows Not to be Influenced

Posted by - October 30, 2020
The Edo Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, on Friday, commenced sitting in Benin on the petitions filed by political parties challenging the declaration of Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the September 19 governorship poll in the state. Obaseki, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner of the