Atiku free to apply for US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

[FILE PHOTO] Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of […]

‘South easterners have so much love for Buhari’

[FILE PHOTO] Prince Goodluck Obi Prince Goodluck Obi is the National Coordinator of Re-elect Buhari Movement (RBM). In this interview with Kehinde Olatunji, he spoke on reasons the South East will support President Muhammadu Buhari […]

Atiku denies owning online grant scheme

Former Nigeria vice president and presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has denied owning an online financial grant scheme. The scheme named ‘Atiku Grant Disbursement Programme’ operated as a Ponzi scheme where individuals […]

Atiku promises 40 percent women, youth inclusion in his government

Atiku Abubakar of PDP Nigeria’s former vice-president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has promised that not less than 40% of his cabinet will be made of Nigerian youths and […]

Sowore, Moghalu clash over minimum wage for workers

The presidential candidates of African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, and Young Progressives Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, on Friday morning attacked each other over plans for the national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. Currently, Nigeria’s […]

Why I forgave, endorsed Atiku for president – Obasanjo

Former vice president Abubakar Atiku, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, PDP national chairman Uche Secondus in Ota, Ogun state Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo said his faith as a Christian does not allow him to keep […]

Political zoning produced mediocre leaders in Nigeria, says Donald Duke

A presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has faulted regional zoning of political offices in Nigeria, stating that it has only put mediocre leaders in power since adoption. Regional zoning is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zamfara governor Yari declares to run for Senate

Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, the Chairman of NGF Zamfara state governor Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari Monday declared his intention to contest for a seat at the Nigerian Senate in next year’s general elections. The governor […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nigerian youths begged me to run for president, says Saraki

Senate president Bukola Saraki. Nigerian senate president and presidential hopeful Bukola Saraki said pleas from Nigerian youths spurred his decision to run for the office of president in next year’s general elections. Saraki declared to […]

Gombe governor Ibrahim Dankwambo declares to run for president

Ibrahim Dankwambo Gombe State governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has declared his intent to run for the presidency in 2019 general election. Dankwambo, a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) made the declaration on Saturday via […]

Voter’s card registration during weekends, holiday begins tomorrow

The new schedule for voter’s card registration will commence on Saturday as recently announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC made the announcement in a statement signed by its national commissioner on information and […]

Court upholds National Assembly’s power to reoder election time-table

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday has nullified the decision of the Federal High Court that earlier said the National Assembly lacks the powers to determine the sequence of next year’s general […]