Monday 24th July 2017,
Hope for Nigeria
Emir of Katsina

Biafra: Why Igbos, Yorubas, Hausas must live together in Nigeria – Emir of Katsina

The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir has urged those calling for secession to shelve the idea. He stated that Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and other tribes are brothers. Kabir said this when the Pro-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Abdullah Oyekan [...]

July 21, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Festus Keyamo

Diezani Loot: Jonathan Has Questions To Answer‎ – Festus Keyamo

Popular lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria-designate, Festus Keyamo, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan has knowledge about some of the monies ex-Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke allegedly stole from the country. In a series of tweets on Thursday, Keyamo called [...]

July 21, 2017 Government and politics
"Buhari Has Failed, No Hope, Senator Kanti Bello," says APC lied Against Jonathan, PDP

Fresh suit wants FEC Abuja to declare Buhari unfit

FEC Abuja to declare Buhari unfit: Another suit has been filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja asking for an order compelling the Federal Executive Council to declare ailing President Muhammadu Buhari as unfit to continue to hold office [...]

July 21, 2017 Government and politics
African Nations Cup expanded, moved to June/July

African Nations Cup expanded, moved to June/July

The African Nations Cup will be moved to June and July and the size of the competition will grow from 16 to 24 finalists from the next edition in 2019. These decisions were made by the Confederation of African Football’s [...]

July 21, 2017 Sports
Senator Ademola Adeleke

Why I like dancing – Senator Adeleke

Senator Ademola Adeleke representing Osun West in the Nigerian Senate has said that dancing is part of him and that he enjoyed dancing. The Senator whose dancing video went viral and gained him more popularity spoke in an interview in [...]

July 21, 2017 entertainment
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

APC has failed Nigerians, says Atiku

Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday declared that the citizens were yet to witness the change promised them by the All Progressives Congress-led administration. Atiku spoke at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, in a lecture series [...]

July 21, 2017 Government and politics
supreme court sacks

Supreme Court sacks APC lawmaker in Kano, orders swearing-in of PDP candidate

Supreme Court sacks APC lawmaker in Kano: The Supreme Court has ordered a member representing Kura/Garunmallam in Kano State House of Assembly on the platform of APC, Hayatu Dorawar-Sallau, to vacate his seat for the PDP candidate, Abdullahi Mohammed, who [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
Bauchi State Governor , Abubakar Wins Best Governor of the Year

See Who Won Abuja Housing Show Best Governor Of The Year Award

Gov. Abubakar Wins Best Governor on Urban Renewal Award at 2017 Abuja Housing Show Dedicates Award to Bauchi people, Promises to bring more development to the state. The Abuja Housing Show today awarded His Excellency, Governor Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar the [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
Senate Begins Move To Separate NFIU From EFCC

Senate Begins Move To Separate NFIU From EFCC

Senators yesterday began moves to make the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) independent of the Economic and Financial Crimes Comission (EFCC). The Senate Committee on EFCC is to articulate a bill within four weeks for the immediate autonomy of NFIU, [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
APC Names Nine-member Committee To Articulate Party's Position On Restructuring

APC Names Nine-member Committee To Articulate Party’s Position On Restructuring

APC Names Nine-member Committee To Articulate Party's Position On Restructuring: The All Progressives Congress (APC) notes that with various agitations on restructuring, the concept has assumed several disparate meanings.     In the light of this, at the fifth regular [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
Saudi gives Nigeria, 22 other countries health conditions for Hajj

Saudi gives Nigeria, 22 other countries health conditions for Hajj

The Saudi Arabia authorities have given some health conditions to Nigerian pilgrims and 22 other countries before they could perform the 2017 Hajj. According to a report published yesterday by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), “Protect against polio this [...]

July 20, 2017 International
Dr. Ibe Kachikwu

Nigeria to sell crude oil to African market, says Kachikwu

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has announced that Nigeria would explore the possibility of selling crude oil to African markets. He spoke in Abuja yesterday at the 2017 edition of the Sustainability in the Extractive Industries [...]

July 20, 2017 Oil & Gas
Ogoni cleanup

‘Why Ogoni cleanup is not in 2017 budget’

The Project Coordinator of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP), Dr. Marvin Dekil has explained why Ogoni cleanup was not included in the 2017 budget. Dekil, who spoke in Port Harcourt yesterday, said the policy of Polluter Pay Principle made it [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
Court’s ruling on PDP’s crisis excites APC governors

Court’s ruling on PDP’s crisis excites APC governors

The governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) have commended the Supreme Court’s ruling on the leadership crisis which hit former ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The governors said that APC had no plan to make the [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
ANAMBRA ELECTION 2017

ANAMBRA ELECTION 2017: ANDY UBA LEADS OYEGUN, DINO MELAYE, OTHERS TO PICK APC GUBER FORM (PHOTOS)

Yesterday Senator Andy Uba took a giant step forward in the advancement of his desire to seek the mandate of the good people of Anambra State in the forthcoming gubernatorial election by picking the APC expression of interest form. This,he [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
Lawal Idris

NOBODY CAN SAY THAT BUHARI IS CORRUPT – LAWAL IDRIS

9 year old political observer, Lawal Idris has stated that President Buhari is not corrupt. Lawal in an interview with Daily Trust further added that despite his good intention for Nigeria, Buhari has been hijacked, but that there is still [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics

I AM THE AWAITED JESUS CHRIST…I WILL CHANGE NIGERIA’S NAME TO ”NEW JERUSALEM” WHEN I TAKES OVER AS PRESIDENT SOON – NIGERIAN MAN DECLARES

In a rather strange development, a Nigerian man who identified himself as Omowole Isaac Omogoroye has declared that he is “the only son of God”. In the same breath, Omogoroye also declared that he is set to take over Aso [...]

July 20, 2017 Government and politics
Mega party of Nigeria

Sheriff, Kashamu and followers decamp from PDP to Mega party of Nigeria

The Sacked national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, Senator Buruji Kashamu and their followers have decamped to the Mega party of Nigeria. PoliticsNGR learnt that the defection took place at the Mega party Oyo state secretariat [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
Governor El-rufai's Gift To Chinese Investors

Governor El-rufai’s Gift To Chinese Investors That Visited Him Today In Kaduna

Governor El-rufai's Gift To Chinese Investors : Chinese officials today visited Governor El-rufai of Kaduna State. The delegation led by the Ambassador of China, the President of CCECC, a construction giant and the Deputy Governor of Hebei province. It is [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
Garba Shehu

The Truth Shall Set Garba Shehu Free – Reno Omokri

When Garba Shehu says that the Goodluck Jonathan administration increased the activities of terrorists, he betrays a very shallow grasp of history which I will now prove with the benefit of some historical facts. When the Jonathan administration imposed a [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
Governor Ambode

Insecurity: Lagos govt cancels vacation classes

LAGOS — Worried by rising kidnap and rape cases across the state, Lagos State Government has introduced measures during this vacation to forestall any possible ugly situation that may arise in public schools. Governor Ambode of Lagos State The state [...]

July 19, 2017 Crime
Nnamdi Kanu

Biafra: I will not allow North Islamise Igbo land in my life time – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has maintained that no part of Igbo land will be islamised in his life time. Addressing a large crowd when he visited Nri, the ancestral home of Igbos in [...]

July 19, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War
Dr Kayode Fayemi

N40bn pension: Fayemi blows hot, vows to sue SERAP

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has threatened to sue the Social-Economic Rights Accountability Project (SERAP) if it fails to prove an allegation that he had been earning pensions from the Ekiti State Government. SERAP, in a [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
Sheriff: PDP orders Makarfi to raise disciplinary panel

Sheriff: PDP orders Makarfi to raise disciplinary panel

PDP orders Makarfi to raise disciplinary panel: The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja, on Tuesday, agreed to set up a Standing Disciplinary Committee for its erring members. The need to set up the committee was [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
Explosions rock Maiduguri again

Explosions rock Maiduguri again

Powerful multiple explosions rocked Maiduguri on Tuesday night barely 24 hours after suicide attacks in the city killed 12 persons, including the bombers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that at least six explosions occurred between 10:45 pm and [...]

July 19, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror
PDP fixes date for non-elective national convention

PDP fixes date for non-elective national convention

Following recent settlement of its leadership rift, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee has fixed non-elective national convention for Aug. 12, in Abuja. Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of PDP National Caretaker Committee, announced the decision [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
El Rufai

Scores killed in renewed Southern Kaduna violence

Kaduna—Scores of persons were feared killed in a renewed round of violence between farmers and herders in Kajuru, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Sunday and Monday. Although the state Police Command said it was not aware of [...]

July 19, 2017 Strife and sectarian violence
Nigerian States get another tranche of Paris loan refund

Nigerian States get another tranche of Paris loan refund

The Federal Government has released a state-by-state breakdown of another tranche of refund amounting to N243.8 billion being over-deductions on Paris Club, London Club Loans. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, in a statement on Tuesday, said that the [...]

July 19, 2017 Government and politics
Maiduguri Blast

12 killed in Maiduguri suicide bomb attacks

MAIDUGURI—No fewer than 12 persons were, yesterday, killed in Maiduguri, following the detonation of bombs in the city. About eight persons lost their lives in the first attack, when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the midst of worshippers in [...]

July 18, 2017 Strife and sectarian violence
Diezani-Alison-Madueke

Alleged corruption: I’m ready to go to jail — Diezani

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and America has threatened to squeal on her associates, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore. *Diezani [...]

July 18, 2017 International
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