Declare Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election, Oyinlola tells INEC

Senator Ademola Adeleke A former Governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Ademola Adeleke, as the winner […]

Buhari government deserves commendation over Osun election – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle), flanked by his two Special Assistants, Mr Williams Adeleye (left) and Mr Segun Adeyemi (right), during a press briefing on Nigeria's hosting of the UNWTO/CAF meeting […]

Buhari approves payment of N22.68 billion for Nigeria Airways retirees

Nigeria's acting finance minister Zainab Ahmed addressing a press conference in Abuja….PHOTO:Twitter/ZShamsuna Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the sum of N22.68 billion for the payment of retirement benefits to former workers of liquidated […]

PDP youth group accuses Secondus of plotting to impose presidential candidate

[FILE PHOTO] Uche Secondus. Photo: Twitter/UcheSecondus A coalition of Northern youths within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday accused the national chairman of the party Uche Secondus of plotting to impose his preferred presidential […]

I will continue to be fair, unbias in appointment – Buhari

[File]  Photo/Twitter/ NGRPresident Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said he will continue to ensure equitable and fair distribution of appointments among the 36 states of the federation without being bias. Buhari, since assumption in office in […]

I have the formula for PDP to win Lagos, says Saraki

Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki addresses a world press conference at the National Assembly on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO Nigerian Senate president and 2019 presidential hopeful Bukola Saraki said he has […]

Shehu Sani predicts Buhari’s re-election despite some ‘failures’

Senator Shehu Sani Nigerian lawmaker, senator Shehu Sani, has predicted victory for president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections despite “failure” in certain areas. The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district said this on […]

Barcelona, Madrid hope to continue winning streak as Laliga returns

Joint leaders of the Spanish LaLiga Santander, Barcelona and Real Madrid will aim to continue their 100 per cent records on tricky trips to face Basque sides Real Sociedad and Athletic Club, as returns this […]

N45 million form donated to Buhari is illegal, says Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce Nigerian lawmaker, senator Ben Murray-Bruce Wednesday said the donation of expression of interest and nomination forms to president Muhammadu Buhari for his re-election is illegal and should be rejected. A group known […]

Ezekwesili advocates reduction of party election forms to N100,000

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Co-Founder, Bring Back Our Girls on 'African Jihad' at The 2016 Women In The World Summit, NYC, New York; 4/6/2016 Nigeria’s former minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for a mass reduction […]

Okorocha sacks 13 aides

Rochas Okorocha Governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha has terminated the appointments of 13 serving members of his cabinet for allegedly seeking elective positions in next year’s elections. Although, the offices of their preferred interests […]

APC adopts Buhari as presidential candidate

President Buhari Although the primary elections of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were yet to hold, the party has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari presidential candidate for next year’s general election. The presidential primary is […]

PDP almost turned Nigeria to one-party state, says Oshiomole

President Muhammadu Buhari receiving former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole at the State House, Abuja… PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA <br /> National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole said Nigeria was on […]

We are disappointed in Buhari, says Ohaneze

Ndigbo Ohanaeze Ndigbo has expressed disappointment in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government’s inability to revive coal production in Enugu. Buhari while campaigning as an aspirant in 2015 promised to revamp the moribund coal industry, […]

Nigeria Police dissolves Special Tactical Squad

[File] The Nigeria Police Nigeria Police Force said it has dissolved it’s Special Tactical Squad (STS) over actions it described as complicity and conspiracy by officials. Three officials of the dissolved STS were dismissed by […]

I’m confident of unseating Buhari in 2019, says Saraki

Senate president Bukola Saraki.<br />Photo Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki said he is confident of unseating president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s elections should he emerge presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). […]

Don’t defect if you lose primaries, PDP appeals to members

National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, […]

1.38 million PVCs uncollected in Lagos – INEC

[File] PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State said about 1.38 million Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in the state. Lagos State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Sam Olumekun […]

Nigerian Government begs citizens abroad to return home

Ambassador of Nigeria to Russia Steve Davies Ugbah (back) speaks with Nigerians in front of Nigerian embassy in Moscow on July 13, 2918. / AFP PHOTO / Vasily MAXIMOV Nigerian Government has appealed to its […]

Nigerian media using fake news against Buhari – Minister

President Buhari Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari. President Muhammadu earlier this week accused the media of being bias in […]

‘Good Nigerians’ buys Buhari N45 million re-election form

Group buys Buhari expression of interest and nomination form at APC Secretariat, Abuja on Wednesday A group of ‘good Nigerians’ have bought President Muhammadu Buhari the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential nomination and expression of […]

Borno APC flays NEC order, adopts indirect primaries

[File] Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun; All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN); President Muhammadu Buhari; APC Governorship Candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and APC National Chairman, […]

No rift between Tinubu, Ambode – top Lagos govt official

National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu (left); APC Lagos Chairman, Tunde Balogun and Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, during the stakeholders’ meeting at the party’s secretariat in Lagos… yesterday. As the […]

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway completion date reportedly extended

The end-of-year set for the completion of the reconstruction of Lagos-Ibadan expressway may be extended, an official of Ministry of Works has said. Reconstruction project of the road commenced in 2013, to be completed in […]

Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed at the weekend said Nigeria under president Muhammadu Buhari was getting global attention from […]

We didn’t make voter registration difficult, says INEC

Yakubu Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday refuted claims that it did make registration for the Permanent Voter’s Card difficult for eligible voters. INEC started voter’s card registration on April 27 2017, slated […]

Nigeria is against illegal migration, says Buhari

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is greeted by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, August 31, 2018.    REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said government under his watch […]