Fayose flies to Lagos for trial

[FILE PHOTO] Former Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose arrivING at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, […]

APC, PDP Reps dump parties to others

Members of the House of Representatives in a rowdy session over the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day in Abuja …yesterday. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO<br /> Two members of the House of Representatives from […]

Senate urges CBN to suspend ATM card maintenance charges

[FILE PHOTO] Senate The Nigerian Senate Wednesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) maintenance charges being deducted from customers account pending the outcome of the investigation by […]

Court upholds Buhari’s Executive Order to check corruption

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Thursday upheld the validity of an executive order by President Muhammadu Buhari aimed at seizing assets of corrupt persons and institutions in Nigeria. Buhari on July 5, […]

Fayose threatens to dump PDP

The governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has threatened to quit the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) a little over 24 hours after the party elected its presidential candidate. Before Fayose’s surprising announcement, there have […]

Shehu Sani thanks Buhari for ‘bursting executive lie’

Senator Shehu Sani The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District Shehu Sani has tagged the alleged letter authorised by President Muhammadu Buhari to punish disloyal members of his ruling All Progressives Congress as an ‘executive […]

APC denies Magnus Abe, Pat Utomi governorship tickets

All Progressives Congress has barred Senator Magnus Abe and Professor Pat Utomi from contesting in the 2019 general election as its governorship candidate in Rivers state and Delta state respectively. Abe a senator representing South-East […]

Buhari in closed-door meeting with nine APC Governors

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is currently having a closed-door meeting with nine governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). This was disclosed by Buhari’s assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on Thursday afternoon. “President […]

Tinubu, NWC may face-off over Lagos APC primary

Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde There are strong indications that there might be a squabble between […]

Pat Utomi emerges Delta APC faction candidate

Prof. Pat Utomi Prof Pat Utomi has been declared winner and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the 2019 governorship election in Delta State. Utomi, president of the popular Lagos Business School, emerged […]

NAF Officers manhandle The Guardian reporter for snapping crashed jets

A photojournalist with The Guardian, Philip Ojisua, Friday was physically assaulted by officers of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) for taking pictures at the scene of the two NAF jets that collided and crashed earlier […]

Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency

Buhari<br />Photo: Twitter/MBuhari A United State based analysis firm Teneo Intelligence has predicted that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could lose the 2019 election if the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is united. The company’s vice […]

APC warns PDP Chairman Secondus on his utterances, conduct

PDP Chairman, Secondus. Photo: TWITTER/UcheSecondus The ruling All Progressives Congress on Tuesday cautioned the National Chairman of the opposition People’s Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, against his conduct and utterances capable of bringing his person into […]

Omisore agrees to work with PDP after Saraki’s visit to Ife

The flagbearer of the Social Democratic Party Iyiola Omisore has agreed to work with the People’s Democratic Party in the Osun state re-run election holding on Thursday. This is coming after the Senate president, Bukola […]

Buhari approves N20bn for ASUU to revitalise public Universities

Nigeria's acting finance minister Zainab Ahmed addressing a press conference in Abuja….PHOTO:Twitter/ZShamsuna Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the immediate release of N20billion so that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) can revitalise […]

Political office not replacement for national service – NYSC replies Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu. The Ministry of Communications was quoted as making a statement issued by Mrs Pauline Sule, deputy director<br /> The National Youth Service Corps has clarified the claims by the Minister […]

Alcohol kills over 3 million people yearly – WHO

Alcohol. Photo credit: Pinterest Harmful use of alcohol is responsible for the death of around 3 million people per year, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. The UN health agency’s latest […]

Aruna Quadri is smashing his way up

When Aruna Quadri hit the scene after being the first African to be named World table tennis player of the year in 2014, many table tennis watchers in Nigeria may not have believed much more […]

Fatalities feared in Lagos train accident

A train accident on Wednesday in Lagos has degenerated into rioting by eyewitness after an unconfirmed number of people lost their lives. The accident occurred at PWD, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday morning.

Lagos 2019: Intrigues deepen as Sanwo-Olu says campaign is alive

Jide Sanwoolu A ruling All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday said his campaign activities are going as intended and he is set to make a formal declaration soon. Sanwo-Olu also […]

Buhari appoints new DSS boss

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services. The appointment will take effect on Friday, September 14, 2018. The appointee is a core […]

Fayose to submit self for EFCC probe in October

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday wrote the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the freezing of his accounts and also expressed his intention to submit himself for […]

Ambode’s aide Babajide Sanwo-Olu joins Lagos governorship race

A former Lagos state commissioner for Commerce and Industry Jide Sanwo-Olu has joined the governorship race of the state in next year’s general election. Sanwo-Olu is contesting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket against […]

Presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, attacked at Ooni’s of Ife’s Palace

A presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore and members of his #TakeItBack movement were on Monday allegedly attacked at the Ooni of Ife’s place in Ile Ife. A footage posted to Sowore’s Facebook page showed the aspirant […]

Petrol marketers, others buy El-Rufai re-election form

IPMAN, National Association of Road Transport Owners, Central Market Union & Kungiyar Katsinawa da Daurawa mazaunan Kaduna collectively purchased and presented nomination and expression of interest forms to Gov El-rufai on Monday. PHOTO:Twitter/APC Kaduna Independent […]

Adeosun’s certificate scandal investigations still ongoing — Presidency

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. PHOTO: CNBC Africa The Nigerian government on Monday said that the case of the alleged certificate forgery of the Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun would soon be proven as […]

Army rescues kidnapped travelers in Borno

Nigerian Army Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 21 travellers kidnapped on Wednesday by Boko Haram. Four suspected insurgents were killed in the process, the army said. The insurgents on Tuesday ambushed a […]

FG ‘deliberately corrupting Osun Voters’ With Trader Moni – Oby Ezekwezili

A former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Group, Oby Ezekwezili, on Friday accused the Nigerian Government of “deliberately corrupting the elections in Osun” by launching the Trader Moni […]

Osinbajo receives Nigerian teenagers who won World tech innovation challenge

Photo/Twitter;AsoRock After winning the world’s largest technology competition in California, the United States, Nigeria’s Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday received the team in Abuja on Thursday. The team, Save-A-Soul, on August 9, won the 2018 […]

UK member of parliament, Omokri, others protest in London to demand release of Leah Sharibu

British member of parliament, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake outside the Nigerian Embassy in London. Photo/Twitter:Tom Brake MP A British member of parliament, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake launched a protest at Nigerian Nigerian embassy […]

No room for vote buying in Osun election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it will not allow any form of electoral fraud in the Osun State governorship election. The state is expected to go to poll on September 22. […]