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June 12: Umar Ardo approaches court, seeks nullification of awards

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for conferring national honours on Late Chief MKO Abiola, Amb. Babagana Kingibe and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s ex-aide asks court to stop conferment of GCFR on MKO Abiola

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the conferment of posthumous national honours on Abiola and Fawehinmi.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s ex-aide threatens to sue President Buhari if he confers national honours...

Former adviser to former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Umar Ardo, has described the planned conferment of national honours to MKO Abiola, Babagana kingibe, and Gani Fawehinmi as illegal and an indulgence in flagrant illegality by the presidency.

Senators fault President Buhari over $496m Tucano aircraft purchase without due process

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Wednesday read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking the approval of the legislature for the withdrawal of $496m from the Excess Crude Account for the purchase of military aircraft.

Cuban leadership changes, but that’s all for now

Cuba's president may no longer be named Castro, but the communist system that Fidel and Raul cemented over the course of decades is not going anywhere, at least not soon.

Rice farmers happy over $1 billion approval to boost agriculture

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Saturday lauded the Council of State for approving one billion dollars to boost agriculture and empower livestock farmers, including the Fulani herdsmen.

APC governors meet President Buhari at Aso Villa

The Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, told newsmen after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, that their mission was merely to condole with the President over the loss of two members of his extended family.

Ex-President Jonathan absent at Council of State meeting

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is conspicuously absent at the ongoing third Council of State meeting called by President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

In Pictures: President Buhari presides over Council of State meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the National Council of State meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Generals Abdulsalami, Obasanjo, Gowon in Council of State

The third Council of State meeting under President Muhammadu Buhari is currently underway inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.

President Buhari presides over Council of State meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari, is currently meeting with past Nigerian leaders and all 36 state governors who are members of the advisory group called Council of State.

President Buhari to preside over Council of State meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Ex-President Obasanjo playing politics with open letter to President Buhari – Senator Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Tinubu, has said ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was playing politics with the open letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari recently.

IPOB: Jonathan asks Buhari to summon council of state meeting

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to summon a Council of State meeting to advise him on the crisis in the South-East.

Strike: What we proposed to ASUU – Minister

The negotiating team of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, had Friday morning risen from a 12 hours, 30 minutes meeting with a delegation of government in Abuja and announced it had agreed to consider the proposal by government.

Practice of granting amnesty to offenders by CJs unconstitutional – SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Sebastine Hon, has said that the practice of granting pardon or amnesty to offenders by state Chief Judges is unconstitutional.

Middle Belt Youth Council cautions Kwande, Unongo over hate speech

The National Leadership of Middle Belt Youth Council, comprising over 400 ethnic nationalities, says it has lost confidence in former ambassador Yahaya Kwande and Paul Unongo.

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