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‘I Am The Acting National Chairman Of APC’ — Giadom Writes INEC

Victor Giadom, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has written a letter to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), introducing himself as the acting national chairman of the ruling party. The party has been embroiled [...]

June 20, 2020 Government and politics

No Leadership Vacuum In APC, Issa-onilu

The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to an Exparte Order allegedly granted in favor of Victor Giadom per MOTION NO: FCT/HC/M/6447/2020. We wish to inform the general public that none of the four defendants named [...]

June 20, 2020 Government and politics

GBFoods Completes ₦20billion Tomato Processing Factory In Kebbi State

Multinational culinary product manufacturer GBfoods has commissioned the recently completed tomato processing factory in northwestern Nigeria, the company said Monday. The ₦20 billion plant, located in Kebbi State, was built in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kebbi State [...]

June 20, 2020 Business
160-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Footprints

Coal Miners Discover 160-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Footprints In Australia

Ancient 160-Million-Year-Old dinosaur footprints stumbled upon by coal miners in Queensland prove that a huge dinosaur larger than the average Tyrannosaurus Rex once roamed through the region’s swampland, a local palaentologist says. The footprints, that measure up to 80cm in [...]

June 19, 2020 International
Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu To FG: Invite Us To Negotiate Peaceful Exit Of Biafra

THE leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has condemned the arrest of the convener of the Katsina protest over the unending killings of the people there, saying that more protest would be witnessed in the [...]

June 19, 2020 Nigerian-Biafran War

Dongban-Mensem sworn in as substantive President, Court of Appeal

Dongban-Mensem sworn in as substantive President, Court of Appeal The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad has administered the oaths of allegiance and office on Justice Monica Dongban- Mensem as the substantive President of the Court of Appeal. This follows [...]

June 19, 2020 Government and politics

COVID-19: Abia Government Seals Church, Market In Aba

COVID-19: Members of the Abia State inter-ministerial committee for COVID-19, on Wednesday, stormed the Commercial city of Aba on enforcement visit and sealed Chapel of Answer Church along jubilee road as well as the electronic plaza in Ariaria international market. [...]

June 18, 2020 Health issues
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

African Union Disqualifies Okonjo-iweala From Vying For WTO Director

The African Union has disqualified Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from vying for the office of the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, SaharaReporters has exclusively gathered. In July 2019, the Executive Council of the AU invited member states to present [...]

June 18, 2020 Government and politics

Herdsmen: Defend Yourselves, Ohanaeze Tells Igbo

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned the menace of herdsmen in the southeast, especially with the recent killing of a 65-year-old farmer, Uzoemena Iriaka, in his farm in Umuekpu, Agwa, Oguta Council Area of Imo State. The farmer [...]

June 18, 2020 Government and politics
Yobe state

Photos Of Development In Yobe State After Years Of Insurgency

Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni celebrates the construction of 48 blocks of classrooms, 28 offices, 6 halls in 6 model primary schools across 6 out of 17 local governments of Yobe state, just in one year of his administration. [...]

June 18, 2020 Government and politics

Edo 2020: Obaseki Picks PDP Membership Card Today

Barring any last minute changes, Governor Godwin Obaseki will today formally announce his mem­bership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a few days after resigning from his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). ­ A member of the party’s National [...]

June 18, 2020 Government and politics
electricity tariff would take off in July

New Electricity Tariffs Effective In July – Minister

The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, has insisted that the new increment on electricity tariff would take off in July. He stated this on Tuesday at the Investigative Public Hearing on Power Sector Recovery Plan and the impact of COVID-19 [...]

June 17, 2020 Power
NARD Nationwide Strike

NARD Nationwide Strike: FG Threatens Actions Against NARD

NARD Nationwide Strike: The Federal government has threatened to take action against any resident doctor on its payroll who fails to resume work today, June 17. Recall that NARD had embarked on a nationwide strike on Monday due to the Federal Government’s [...]

June 17, 2020 Government and politics

Edo 2020: Obaseki Resigns From APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC). The governor announced this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Source [...]

June 16, 2020 Government and politics
Oyo Relaxes Curfew

Oyo Relaxes Curfew, Gives Updates On Resumption Of Schools, Offices, Churches

OYO STATE COVID-19 TASK FORCE UPDATE (June 15, 2020) 1. The dusk to dawn curfew in Oyo State has been relaxed and will now be in force from 10PM – 4AM daily. 2. All workers at the State Secretariat, Agodi [...]

June 16, 2020 Government and politics
Office- Presidency

No Missing N23bn In SDGs Office- Presidency

Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs) has dismissed claims that N23 billion was traced to the personal account of a former staff. In a statement, the OSSAP-SDGs described the allegation as mischievous [...]

June 15, 2020 Government and politics
Northern Elders Forum

Presidency Replies Northern Elders Forum: ‘You Are A General Without Troops’

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) in a statement Sunday signed by its so-called Convener, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, alleged that the insecurity in some northern states of the country was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari and the governors of those [...]

June 15, 2020 Government and politics
Aisha Buhari

Detention Of Aisha Buhari’s Aides, Police High Command Keep Mute

The Police High Command on Friday night kept mute over the alleged detention of aides of the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari in Abuja The wife of the President had Twitted about the reality of the deadly coronavirus [...]

June 13, 2020 Government and politics

APC Group To Tinubu: You May Not Have Platform To Contest 2023 Presidency

Tunde Opalana, Abuja A group of founding members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to demonstrate democratic leadership by wading into the multi – faceted crises rocking the [...]

June 13, 2020 Government and politics

Tinubu Rescued Oshiomhole, But Turned His Back On Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki, the embattled governor of Edo state, had his moment not too long ago and almost brought down Adam Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives (APC). Mr Obaseki, other APC governors, and some ministers from the South-South [...]

June 13, 2020 Government and politics

2020 DEMOCRACY DAY: Full Speech Of President Buhari On June 12, 2020

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BURARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPURLIC OF NIGERIA DURING THE (2020 DEMOCRACY DAY) STATE HOUSE, ABUJA) 12TH JUNE, 2020 Fellow Nigerians,The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 year of uninterrupted civil administration in our [...]

June 12, 2020 Government and politics
TB Joshua

TB Joshua Celebrates His 57th Birthday, Reveals How God Wants Us To Mark It

On Friday June 12th 2020, Prophet TB Joshua will turn 57 years old! Here is an important message on how God wants us to mark this occasion: “Viewers all over the world, good morning and win today! Happy 57th birthday [...]

June 12, 2020 Religion
Beau Brummell

Beau Brummell Is Dead: South Africa’s King Of Nudity Dies (Photos)

South Africa’s self-proclaimed king of nudity Beau Brummell dies Beau Brummell, who opened SA’s first nudist resort and once went on national TV naked, has died. His daughter, Cheyanne Bush, posted on Facebook that her father had died at 2am [...]

June 12, 2020 Africa
Native Doctor

Native Doctor Contests For LG Chairman In Osun (Joke Photo)

What’s ur take on this? Should he be giving a chance or not? [...]

June 11, 2020 Government and politics
Governor Bala Mohammed

15 COVID-19 Cases In Bauchi Are From Cross River – Governor Bala Mohammed

Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed, has cast aspersions on Cross River state’s COVID-19-free status. In a press briefing on Wednesday, Mr. Mohammed said 15 COVID-19 cases in Bauchi were people travelling from Calabar, Cross River’s capital city. He also threatened [...]

June 11, 2020 Health issues
Sale Mamman

Sale Mamman: Nigerians Now Enjoy 18 To 24 Hours Of Electricity Daily

The Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman, has stated that the entire country currently enjoys between 18 to 24 hours of power every day. Mamman, who spoke in an interview with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), maintained that the President [...]

June 11, 2020 Power

Governor Ikpeazu Diagnosed With Diabetes, But In Stable Condition

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has been confirmed to have diabetes as medical personnel do all they can to save his life from Coronavirus. On Tuesday, SaharaReporters had exclusively reported that kidney failure had further complicated the treatment of the [...]

June 11, 2020 Health issues
chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Abia PDP Chieftain Allen Nwachukwu Is Dead

A prominent chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and a leader in Ngwa land in Abia state, Chief Allen Nwachukwu has died. ABN TV report that Chief Nwachukwu died in the early hours of Thursday. [...]

June 11, 2020 General

Katsina Insecurity: 12 District Heads Threaten To Abandon Communities

At least 12 district heads in eight local government areas in Katsina State have threatened to abandon their communities over the danger posed by bandits. District heads of Jibia, Safana, Dandume, Faskari, Sabuwa, Kankara, Danmusa and Batsari local government areas [...]

June 10, 2020 Government and politics

Burundi: Goodluck Jonathan Mourns Nkurunziza, Prays For Peaceful Transition

I extend my deepest condolence to the Government and people of Burundi over the passing on of their President H.E. Pierre Nkurunziza who died suddenly on Tuesday. May God Almighty comfort his family and the good people of Burundi as [...]

June 10, 2020 Government and politics