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Senate President, Ag CJN, President are from core north, how can you have this kind of arrangement? — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried that the present government arrangement in Nigeria saying ‘ …the Senate President is from North-East, the acting chief justice of Nigeria is from the north-east, The President of the country is from the north-west. [...]

June 12, 2019 General
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill, 2019 into law.

Implications Of Delay In Constituting Buhari’s Second-term Cabinet

Buhari’s Second-term Cabinet: As President Muhammadu Buhari assumes office for his second term, MUDIAGA AFFE writes on the implications of undue delay in forwarding names of his ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation After his inauguration as President of [...]

June 3, 2019 General
Udom Emmanuel

Udom Emmanuel Loses Against EFCC

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, dismissed an application filed by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, seeking to quash the entire charge preferred against Paul Usoro, SAN, President, Nigerian Bar Association, [...]

May 31, 2019 General
Buhari's New Inauguration Car

Buhari’s New Inauguration Car Worth N280m Not N61m

Buhari’s New Inauguration Car: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday appeared in a new 2019 Mercedes-Maybach s650 bullet-proof car, which an expert says it is worth at least N280million. In 2018 budget, N907m was earmarked by Mr Buhari for a phased [...]

May 30, 2019 General

President Buhari Taking The Oath Of Office (Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken the oath of office for his second term. The President took the oath on Wednesday, May 2019 in the presence of local and foreign guests at the Eagles Square, Abuja. The President in his oath [...]

May 30, 2019 General

At Post-inauguration Gala, Osinbajo Commends Saraki For Not Acting Funny

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assured Nigerians that he and his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari, will defend the trust Nigerians reposed on them as they begin their second term in office. Osinbajo said this at the inauguration dinner/gala night, as [...]

May 30, 2019 General

Saraki: Let’s Use Democracy To Entrench Peace, Development

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has congratulated Nigerians on the nation’s attainment of 20 years of uninterrupted democracy. He urged the people to use democracy to entrench peace and genuine development. In a statement by his Special Adviser (SA) on [...]

May 30, 2019 General
Engr. Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde Sacks Council, Board Chairmen

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday night sacked all local government chairmen across the 33 councils and 35 Local Council Development Authorities (LCDAs) with immediate effect. Makinde, in a statement by his Chief of Staff, Mr Bisi Ilaka, [...]

May 30, 2019 General
Gambling, NaijaBet, NairaBet Banned By Bauchi State House of Assembly

Gambling, NaijaBet, NairaBet Banned By Bauchi State House of Assembly

The Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed a bill banning all forms of gambling, ownership and operations of gaming machines including NaijaBet and BetNaija, in the state. The member representing Lere/Bula constituency, Aminu Tukur, who spoke to journalists after [...]

May 19, 2019 General
Seven traffic offenders

Seven traffic offenders in Edo get community service arrested

Seven motorists who were arrested by the Edo State Traffic Control Management Agency (EDTSMA) for contravening traffic rules and regulations in Benin City, have completed different forms of community service, as punishment for their offence. Head of Operations, EDTSMA, Osamuyi [...]

May 1, 2019 General
Nigeria’s Life Expectancy In 2019

Nigeria’s Life Expectancy In 2019 Third Lowest In The World

The United Nations (UN), has revealed that Nigeria’s life expectancy is the third lowest in the world in its new report released on Monday. According to the United Nations Population Fund(UNFPA), Nigeria’s life expectancy which is the third lowest in the [...]

April 30, 2019 General
Atiku’s Millions Of Dollars Set To Scatter PDP Leaders, Chairman Suspended

Tension As Atiku’s Millions Of Dollars Set To Scatter PDP Leaders, Chairman Suspended

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State, has suspended its Chairman, Hon. Damishi Sango, and his Deputy, Amos Goyol, for embezzling millions of Dollars, meant for the 2019 Presidential Campaign for Atiku Abubakar. The dismissal was contained in a [...]

April 27, 2019 General


Kano state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Chinese transportation company with a view to introducing a multi-billion naira Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, service in the state’s metropolis. A statement signed by the Director – General, Media [...]

April 27, 2019 General
Tinubu’s ACN, Hijacks All Juicy Positions

Tinubu’s ACN, Hijacks All Juicy Positions, As Buhari’s CPC Set To Break Away From APC And Causes War

The vacant position of National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has kick-started another round of infighting within the ruling party. A report by Daily Sun, indicated that the tussle for the position has split the ruling party; as [...]

April 27, 2019 General

Atiku: I was born by Nigerian parents from Sokoto, Jigawa

Abubakar Atiku, the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has debunked notions that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the election of 23 February, 2019. Atiku who was born in Jada in 1946, [...]

April 23, 2019 General

Why power will not shift to South in 2023 – Senator Ogunlewe

Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, former minister of Works, and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was one of the three senators that represented Lagos on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy, AD in 1999. In this interview, he [...]

April 23, 2019 General
Ooni of Ife

Ooni re-affirms Igbo, Yoruba family ties

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has re-affirmed the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, saying the two ethnic groups are inseparable members of the same family. Oba Ogunwusi stated this at the weekend at his palace [...]

April 23, 2019 General

Rep raises concern over import of Chinese prisoners to work in Nigeria

A house of Representatives member representing Gumel, Gagarawa, Maigateri and Sule Tankarkar Federal Constituency of Jigawa State, Sani Zoro, has raised the alarm of incessant importation of Chinese prisoners to work in foreign companies in Nigeria. The lawmaker, who alleged [...]

April 23, 2019 General
Nigeria’s Buhari praised for increasing minimum wage by two-thirds

Nigeria’s Buhari praised for increasing minimum wage by two-thirds

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law a bill that raised the country’s minimum wage from 18,000 Naira to 30,000 Naira (Around 83 USD). The union lauded the decision in a statement attributed [...]

April 20, 2019 General
Buhari rejects Ajaokuta Completion Bill

Buhari rejects Ajaokuta Completion Bill, National Housing Fund, others

President  Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to a bill seeking to fund the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company, which was forwarded to him by the National Assembly in February this year. The President equally declined assent to seven other [...]

April 3, 2019 General, Technology

Declare Me Winner, Atiku Tells Election Petition Tribunal

Exactly 19 days after President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner of the February 23 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has filed a petition challenging the [...]

March 19, 2019 General

I’ve never seen our democracy so debased as it was on Saturday – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said he would reclaim his ‘stolen’ mandate. Speaking during a world press conference in Abuja, he said the result of the election [...]

February 28, 2019 General
Buhari vs Atiku

Some are cut out for the suffering and do not care about it – Chief JCI Some are cut out for the suffering and do not care about it. The North never told us they do not like suffering and [...]

February 26, 2019 General

Nigeria Decides LIVE: INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu gives update about election day|#nigeriadecides2019

Elections Results Update by Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission… [...]

February 25, 2019 General, Government and politics
National Assembly

Broadcast: Buhari’s speech above party sentiments, says Human rights lawyer

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a Human Rights lawyer, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast on the eve of 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections, was above party sentiments and personal biases. Ajulo, in a statement on Friday in Ilorin also [...]

February 22, 2019 General, Government and politics
Voters, Candidates

Voters, candidates stranded as airlines cancel flights

Many voters and candidates alike in the eastern and northern parts of the country were yesterday stranded as airlines cancelled flights over poor visibility occasioned by an intensive harmattan haze.The passengers who wanted to return to Lagos and Abuja after [...]

February 18, 2019 General
Presidency orders probe of Osinbajo’s Caverton helicopter crash in Kogi

Investigators demand videos, evidence of presidential helicopter crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has urged members of the public to support its probe of last weekend’s Caverton helicopter crash, by availing video footage of the accident. The bureau said the video recordings, among other evidence, would assist the [...]

February 8, 2019 General

Buhari has already lost February 16 poll, says Obaze

The Anambra State Chairman of the Atiku-Obi Election Council, Mr Oseloka Obaze, on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari had already lost the February 16 presidential poll. Obaze who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2017 governorship [...]

February 7, 2019 General

I’ll seize money from looters, grant them amnesty — Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has said if elected into office, his government will consider amnesty for looters. He said such a method would be more productive in recovering looted funds. Such recovered funds, he [...]

January 31, 2019 General

Osinbajo, APC South-West woo voters for Buhari

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Director, Presidential Campaign Council, South West zone, Chief Oluwole Oke, have urged voters in Oyo State and other South-West states to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 election. At separate [...]

January 28, 2019 General