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Abba Kyari

Why Abba Kyari is assistant President, more powerful than Osinbajo – Reps member, Alabi

Akin Alabi, House of Representatives member representing Egbeda/Ona federal constituency, has weighed in on the criticism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari travelled with a bill to London for Buhari’s assent. Alabi pointed out that in a [...]

November 6, 2019 Government and politics
Makinde orders demolition of Arabic school

Makinde orders demolition of Arabic school used as detention home in Ibadan

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has ordered the demolition of an Arabic school and a mosque, Olore Central Mosque, at Ojoo area of Ibadan, the state capital. Hope For Nigeria Online gathered that the school is operated by Alfa [...]

November 6, 2019 Government and politics
Bamgbose

Vacate Presidential Villa if you can’t lift Nigerians out of poverty – Bamgbose tells Buhari

A leading legal practitioner in Nigeria and President of the Caleb and Greg Foundation, CAGG, Olusegun Bamgbose, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari should have nothing doing in the State House if he can’t tackle poverty. He called on the [...]

November 5, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Border closure

Border closure: Expert advises Buhari to stand his ground

Border closure: An Economist, Dr Jire Ogunyemi has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to hold up to his decision on the closure of border, saying the policy on border closure has created a formidable economic direction for Nigeria. He urged [...]

November 4, 2019 Government and politics
Obono-Obla

Obono-Obla reveals real reasons Osinbajo is allegedly ‘witch-hunting’ him

Okoi Obono-Obla, embattled former Chairman of Special Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, SPIP, has accused the Office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo of persecuting him. Obono-Obla alleged that the Office of the Vice President was “witch-hunting” [...]

November 4, 2019 Government and politics
Lokpobiri

BREAKING: Apprehension in Bayelsa as Court fixes Nov. 14th for judgement on Sen. Lokpobiri suit over APC governorship ticket

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital has fixed 14th of November, 2019 for judgement on the suit filed by the immediate past Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri against the [...]

November 4, 2019 Government and politics
Oba of Lagos

Oba of Lagos blames politicians for unemployment in Nigeria

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has blamed politicians for the unemployment in the country. Oba Akiolu, spoke on Saturday at Iyamho,Edo State, in his goodwill message during the convocation ceremony of the Edo University. “The way we are [...]

November 4, 2019 Government and politics
Malawi court suspends wearing of wigs, gowns as temperatures rise

Malawi court suspends wearing of wigs, gowns as temperatures rise

Malawi court suspends wearing of wigs: A heatwave has forced Malawi’s constitutional court to suspend its requirement for lawyers and judges to wear traditional white wigs and black robes in the courtroom. Temperatures in some parts of the southern African country have hit [...]

November 3, 2019 Law
Buhari Is Made In London

“Buhari Is Made In London” – Reno Omokri Blasts Presidency On Nigerian Goods

“Buhari Is Made In London”: The Buhari administration has been known for enforcing the Nigerian people to patronize Nigerian made goods though without much strategy to make life easier while this transition to economic growth is enforced. Many Nigerians have [...]

November 2, 2019 Government and politics
Shekau releases new audio message

Shekau releases new audio message, threatens Nigerian Boko Haram researcher Bulama Bukarti

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, on Friday released a new audio message, threatening to attack a UK-based Nigerian lawyer, Audu Bulama Bukarti. Mr Bukarti, an analyst in the Co-Existence team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, [...]

November 2, 2019 Government and politics
Kaduna-Kano road undergoes repair

Jitters, pains as Kaduna-Kano road undergoes repair

Kaduna-Kano road undergoes repair: As one travels from Kaduna on the way to Kano, the 82-kilometre stretch dual carriage-way from the Kaduna State capital to Zaria ordinarily enables a convenient speed of between 100 and 120 kilometres per hour to [...]

November 2, 2019 Government and politics
Galadima

2023: Buhari may run for third term – Galadima

An estranged political associate of President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Chairman of Reformed All Progressives Congress, rAPC, Alhaji Buba Galadima, has declared that Nigerians should not be surprised to see the President contesting in the 2023 presidential election. Galadima, [...]

November 2, 2019 Government and politics
Kofoworola Ademola

Meet Kofoworola Ademola, First African Woman To Graduate From Oxford University

Kofoworola Ademola: It is good to be the first to accomplish a feat and it feels really good to be recognised for it. Today, Nigerian blog Factboyz wants to recognise a hero who should be known by all as she [...]

October 31, 2019 Government and politics
Mobolaji Johnson

Mobolaji Johnson is dead

The first Military Governor of Lagos State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson has passed on. Johnson died on Wednesday after a brief illness at the age of 83. Current Governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a condolence message signed by his [...]

October 31, 2019 Government and politics
Sokoto election

Sokoto election: APC reacts as Appeal court sacks Tambuwal, Shehu

Sokoto election: The Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on its supporters to remain calm over the loss of two National Assembly seats to the PDP. Hope For Nigeria Online reports that the Court of [...]

October 31, 2019 Government and politics
Keyamo attacks Atiku

Supreme Court judgement: Keyamo attacks Atiku over refusal to congratulate Buhari

Festus Keyamo, Minister of State of Labour and Employment Ahmad has reacted to the Supreme Court judgment that dismissed the appeal of the PDP and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar against the All Progressives Congress, APC and its candidate, [...]

October 31, 2019 Government and politics
Supreme court dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election

Supreme court dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election

Supreme court dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election The Supreme Court, Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February [...]

October 30, 2019 Government and politics
Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo Speaks On Nigeria Border Closure

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday described the closure of the land border between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin was a big blow to regional integration. Commenting for the first time since the Nigerian government closed its border with [...]

October 30, 2019 Government and politics
Bola Tinubu

Tinubu-for-president Support Group Storms Ondo

Scores of loyalists and supporters of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu have stormed Akure, the Ondo State capital to solicit the support of the people of the [...]

October 30, 2019 Government and politics
Presidential Election Appeal

Presidential Election Appeal: Updates From The Supreme Court

Presidential Election Appeal – Updates from the Supreme Court: The PDP and Atiku/Obi lead counsel, Dr. Livy Uzochukwu applied to tender some new applications before the court. The CJN, and other Justices of the Supreme Court argued that parts of [...]

October 30, 2019 Government and politics
Reps ask Buhari to stop Operation Positive Identification

Reps ask Buhari to stop Operation Positive Identification

The House of Representatives has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the planned operation positive identification. The House, therefore, resolved to mandate the Committee on Army to interface with the Army Chief to develop a people-friendly strategy to combat crimes. [...]

October 29, 2019 Government and politics
NNPC

FG Spent N321.23bn More Than It Budgeted For Subsidy In 2018

The government has somehow out-jumped its budgetary provision for what the NNPC still records as under recovery, while being unable to achieve close to 90 per cent of its infrastructural intentions. The Government of Nigeria through the Nigeria National Petroleum [...]

October 29, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Sends List Of NDDC Board To Senate

Buhari Sends List Of NDDC Board To Senate

Buhari sends list of NDDC Board to SenateOctober 29, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of nominees for Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Senate for consideration and approval. Senate President Ahmad [...]

October 29, 2019 Government and politics
Amuwo Odofin

Amuwo Odofin Task Force Arrests Manhole Cover Thieves

The Environmental Task Force in Amuwo Odofin has apprehended two manhole thieves while attempting to cart away the stolen manholes from 401 and 512 roads respectively. The Chairman of the Task Force, Otunba Marcus Adetifa in his statement said; “The [...]

October 29, 2019 Government and politics
Ohanaeze Wants The Name Nigeria Changed

Ohanaeze Wants The Name Nigeria Changed To A Positive One

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has advocated for the urgent change of the name of the country Nigeria to a better and positive name. The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization posited that the change became necessary “as the name, Nigeria, connotes lack of progress, [...]

October 28, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari returns to London

Again, Buhari returns to London, to spend 16-days

Buhari returns to London: President Muhammadu Buhari will embark on a private visit to London after attending the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr [...]

October 28, 2019 Government and politics
Supreme court dismisses Atiku’s petition against Buhari’s election

Atiku vs Buhari: Supreme Court makes decision on fresh suit

Atiku vs Buhari: The Supreme Court on Monday struck out a fresh suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and it’s presidential candidate, Ambrose Owuru, challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the Feb. 23 presidential [...]

October 28, 2019 Government and politics
Arewa youths attack President

‘Nigeria doomed under Buhari’ – Arewa youths attack President over frequent trips abroad

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has declared that Nigeria was in for a doom under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking exclusively with Hope For Nigeria Online, President General of AYCF, Yerima Shettima made the remark while describing [...]

October 28, 2019 Government and politics
NIS to introduce categories of Visas

NIS to introduce categories of Visas

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon introduce various categories of visas for the country as part of its visa reform. The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI) Muhammad Babandede disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency [...]

October 27, 2019 Government and politics
hearing of Atiku

Presidential election: Supreme court fixes date for hearing of Atiku, PDP’s appeal suit

The Supreme Court has fixed October 30, 2019, for the commencement of the hearing of Atiku appeal suit filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections. Atiku Abubakar, challenging the judgment of [...]

October 27, 2019 Government and politics