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Former President Jonathan Denies Endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP Chairman

Former President Jonathan Denies Endorsing Ali Modu Sheriff As PDP Chairman

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied reports that he endorsed Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of PDP. Sheriff paid the former president a visit two days ago, causing speculations that the former president is in support of Sheriff's [...]

February 22, 2017 Government and politics
Aisha Jummai Alhassan

Aisha Jummai Alhassan Laments The Consistent Blackout At The Federal Secretariat, Abuja

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Jummai Alhassan has lamented the consistent blackout at the Federal Secretariat in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. She hinted that the delay in submitting necessary documents for the 2017 budget [...]

February 22, 2017 Government and politics
President Buhari Loses Weight

Nigerian Doctors, Afenifere, Others Worried Over Buhari’s Pro-longed Stay In London

The Nigeria Voters’ Assembly and the National Association of Resident Doctors have reacted to the latest development on President Muhammadu Buhari’s long medical vacation. President Buhari had in a new letter sent to the national assembly said he might not [...]

February 22, 2017 Government and politics
Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Ohaneze – We Are Working To Produce Igbo President

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has stated that it is working for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in no distant time. The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Anambra, Mr Damian Okeke-Ogene, who made this statement on Tuesday, [...]

February 22, 2017 Government and politics
Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)

MURIC Hails Emir Of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II Over Plans To Bar Kano Men From Marrying More Than One Wife

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II over plans to bar Kano men from marrying more than one wife. The group, while describing the proposal as a good development, noted that it conformed [...]

February 22, 2017 Government and politics
Indigenous People of Biafra

IPOB Vows To Drag Nigerian Army To ICC

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to drag the Nigerian Army to the International Criminal Court, ICC, in The Hague. The group said the army’s refusal to admit that it killed 11 members of IPOB during the group’s [...]

February 22, 2017 Military
Alex Badeh Kept $1m In Wardrobe

Alex Badeh Kept $1m In Wardrobe

One million dollars was recovered by an investigating team of EConomic and Financial Crimes Commission  in the wardrobe Of the former  Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh. A witness gave this testimony at the trial of Badeh at the Federal High [...]

February 22, 2017 Government and politics
CBN Directs Banks To Open Foreign Exchange Outlets In Major Airports

CBN Directs Banks To Open Foreign Exchange Outlets In Major Airports

To ease the burden of travellers, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all banks to open Foreign Exchange outlets to sell dollars and other hard currencies at major airports. According to a statement signed on Tuesday by the [...]

February 21, 2017 Government and politics
Pro-Jonathan Group Vows To Wipe Off Fulani Herdsmen From Niger Delta

Pro-Jonathan Group Vows To Wipe Off Fulani Herdsmen From Niger Delta

A Pro-Jonathan group under the aegis of ‘GoodluckNigeria’ has vowed to rid the Niger Delta of Fulani herdsmen. The group stated this in a statement signed by its President, Joseph Spiff Wilcox and made available to journalists in Port Harcourt [...]

February 21, 2017 Government and politics
I Don’t Talk To Monkeys – Fayose Replies Sheriff

I Carry Bible Bullets To Fight APC – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday declared that every morning he carries “Bible bullets to fight the All Progressives Congress, APC.” The Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum made the remark at the party’s stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja. Fayose [...]

February 21, 2017 Government and politics
Modu Sheriff

Sheriff Is PDP Leader — Goodluck Jonathan

Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday, continued his appeal for acceptance as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with a high level interaction with former President Goodluck Jonathan, who affirmed him a leader of the party. President Jonathan’s meeting [...]

February 21, 2017 Government and politics
Plane Crashes Into Shopping Mall, 5 Die

Plane Crashes Into Shopping Mall, 5 Die

Five persons died today when a small plane crashed into a shopping mall in Melbourne Australia. The crash occurred before the mall was opened to the public. Four  of the dead were United States citizens, the U.S. State Department said.They [...]

February 21, 2017 Government and politics
Buhari

We Shall Tell Buhari to Speak to Nigerians – The Presidency

Hold Buhari responsible for APC campaign promises THE Presidency has promised to get President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on indefinite vacation in London, to speak to Nigerians to douse welling controversies and disquiet in the country over his health status [...]

February 20, 2017 Government and politics
Deputy-Senate President Ike Ekweremadu

Under Buhari, naira now Africa’s worst currency – Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Monday, took a swipe at the All Progressives Congress administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the economy has suffered more crisis under the new government. Ekweremadu said this at [...]

February 20, 2017 Government and politics
President Muhammdu Buhari is not in Abuja House

Buhari Not In Abuja London House, Says Abuja House Official

President Muhammdu Buhari is not in Abuja House, London, an official told a Guardian reporter on Sunday. The unidentified official made the disclosure when the reporter attempted to see the President who is currently on medical vacation. Recounting his encounter, [...]

February 20, 2017 Government and politics
36 Governors Take Deadly

President Buhari Caged By Cabal As Doctors Ask Him To Shelve Work

SaharaReporters has learned from sources at the Presidency that President Muhammadu Buhari’s doctors have advised him to shelve the idea of returning soon to the daily routine of running Nigeria on account of the gravity of his illness.   However, [...]

February 20, 2017 Government and politics

‘Let The President Communicate With Nigerians …’ [VIDEO]

President to speak to the citizens so as to assure the people of his state saying ‘let the president communicate with Nigerian’. Source [...]

February 20, 2017 Government and politics
Felix-Ibru

Michael Ibru’s Children Fight Over Estate

Michael Ibru’s Children Fight Over Estate – Sixteen children of Chief Olorogun Michael Ibru, have filed suits and counter suits over the sharing of his multi-billion naira assets. Ibru, one of Nigeria’s prominent businessmen died last September. He was aged [...]

February 20, 2017 Government and politics

Buhari Has Been Secretly Visiting Doctors Abroad Before Official Medical Leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has traveled out of the country to see his doctors more times than Nigerians have been informed of his ‘sick leave'. ”Diplomats say Buhari has made several visits to Britain to see his doctor, routing official trips [...]

February 19, 2017 Government and politics
I Don’t Talk To Monkeys – Fayose Replies Sheriff

I Don’t Talk To Monkeys – Fayose Replies Sheriff

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, had reacted to a statement credited to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff , where he said Governors Fayose and Nyesom Wike would be pushed out of the [...]

February 19, 2017 Government and politics
36 Governors Take Deadly

36 Governors Take Deadly Decision Over Buhari’s Continuous ‘Hide And Seek Game’ In London

The Nigeria Governors Forum has agreed to send some Governors to the United Kingdom, UK, to visit President Muhammadu Buhari, except the President returns home between now and next week. An impeccable source, disclosed that the decision was taken at [...]

February 19, 2017 Government and politics
Nigerians Suffer Fresh Xenophobic Attack In South Africa

Nigerians Suffer Fresh Xenophobic Attack In South Africa

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has confirmed attacks and looting of Nigerian-owned businesses in Pretoria West on Saturday. Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, President, Nigeria Union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria, South Africa, that the [...]

February 19, 2017 Government and politics
Modu Sheriff

Court Reaffirms Sheriff As PDP Chairman

An Appeal Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday reaffirmed Senator Modu Sheriff as chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Sheriff, who was the first appellant in the case,  had challenged the judgment of the Federal High Court in [...]

February 18, 2017 Government and politics
President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife

Aisha Buhari Cancels Birthday Celebration Yesterday Because Nigeria Is Suffering

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, did not celebrate her 46th birthday yesterday as a show of feelings for Nigerians who are suffering and the underprivileged. The Director of Information in the Office of the Wife of the President, Suleiman [...]

February 18, 2017 Government and politics
Aisha Buhari

Zahra Buhari Celebrates Her Mother’s Birthday, Aisha Buhari

First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari turns a year older today and her daughter, Zahra Buhari took to Instagram to celebrate her. She wrote; “Happy birthday to Nigeria's First Lady @aishambuhari but most importantly happy birthday to you mummy, temple [...]

February 17, 2017 Government and politics
Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke

Diezani’s Billions Forfeited To Nigeria

A Federal High Court Lagos on Thursday ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N34 billion (153 million dollars) linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Muslim Hassan issued the order while delivering judgment [...]

February 17, 2017 Government and politics
Saraki Says, No Cause For Alarm For Buhari

Saraki Says, No Cause For Alarm For Buhari

Senate President Bukola Saraki, who led a team of National Assembly leaders to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, said at the end of the visit: “there is no cause for alarm” His statement was meant to douse apprehensions and [...]

February 16, 2017 Government and politics
President Donald Trump

US White House ‘Denies’ Trump Ever Spoke With Sick Buhari

It was most shocking, that after twelve hours after President Muhammadu Buhari’s purported telephone conservation with President Donald Trump, of the United States of America, US, the US White House is yet to confirm it. Recall, that the Nigerian Presidency [...]

February 15, 2017 Government and politics
Trump Confirms Phone Conversation With Buhari

Aso Rock: Trump Confirms Phone Conversation With Buhari

US President, Donald Trump, has confirmed his telephone conversation with President Muhammdu Buhari. The White House Press Secretary and Communications Director, Sean Michael Spicer made the confirmation on Tuesday. Spicer said this in his introduction of Tuesday’s White House Press [...]

February 15, 2017 Government and politics
Audio Of Buhari’s Phone Call With Trump

Why Presidency Will Not Release Audio Of Buhari’s Phone Call With Trump

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu, has said it would be “undiplomatic” to release the audio of Buhari's phone conversation with US President, Donald Trump. On Monday, Trump reportedly spoke with [...]

February 15, 2017 Government and politics

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