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Benue South: Lawani rejects result, drags Abba Moro to court after losing in all LGAs

Steve Lawani, the defeated candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the last senatorial election in Benue South has rejected the outcome of...

Atiku doesn’t stand chance of winning Buhari at tribunal – Ex-US Ambassador to Nigeria

Former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, said Atiku Abubakar doesn’t stand a chance of winning at the presidential election petition tribunal considering...

Bauchi: INEC reveals next action after court ruling

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has challenged the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja, ordering it to stop the...

Rivers guber: Court stops INEC from announcing results

Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to halt the collation and announcement of the result of the...

What Acting CJN told judges to do about barbaric customs, traditions

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has asked judges across the federation to outlaw any custom or tradition found to...

Buhari cannot decide next Senate President – Tony Momoh

Former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot interfere in choosing the leadership positions of the incoming 9th...

Buhari reacts as cyclone hits Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to families who have lost loved ones, homes and means of livelihood in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi as...

Buhari vs Atiku: Why I’m yet to speak on outcome of presidential election – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has broken silence on the outcome of the just-concluded presidential election. Obasanjo said he refused to speak on the presidential election...

Akeredolu to rename Ondo University after Agagu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu says Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), will be renamed after late Olusegun Agagu, former governor of the state. NAN...

Gov. Ishaku lifts curfew on Taraba

The Taraba State Government on Tuesday lifted the curfew it imposed on Jalingo, the state capital to forestall the escalation of the post-election violence...

Akpabio’s petition against my senatorial victory meaningless – Ekpenyong

Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West District in the National Assembly, Godswill Akpabio, has served his elected successor, Chris Ekpenyong, of the Peoples Democratic...

Minimum wage: FG mulls 50 percent hike in VAT, others

The Federal Government, Tuesday, said it was considering 50% increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) to be able to pay the new national minimum...

Supplementary poll: BYF reveals plots by Bello, Northern Govs to invade Benue with armed thugs

Benue Youth Forum has called on the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello to stay away from the State ahead of the governorship election...

Nigeria election: Korea reacts to Buhari’s victory over Atiku

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. Writing to the Nigerian leader on behalf of the...

NASS: North Central lawmakers make case for House of Reps Speaker

The North Central geo-political zone caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the House of Representatives, has demanded Speaker position of the House. The...

US Supreme Court gives Trump victory on immigration policy

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday endorsed U.S. government authority to detain immigrants awaiting deportation anytime, even years after they have completed prison terms for...

Amaechi speaks on Buhari reshuffling cabinet

The Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi, has spoken on shuffling of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. Speaking on a likely cabinet change, Amaechi said the passion...

WAEC speaks on ‘increasing’ workers’ salary

The West Africa Examinations Council (WAEC), on Tuesday said it will soon review the salaries of its workers as part of measures to motivate...

Buhari declines assent to two bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill. The President also declined assent to the Nigerian...

Killings: Why dialogue with bandits will not work – Gov Yari

Governor Abdulazeez Yari of Zamfara, on Tuesday in Abuja raised alarm over stock piling of arms by bandits operating in the state.Yari made this...

Enugu Govt approves multiple projects on education, road infrastructure

The Enugu State Executive Council (EXCO) in keeping with Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s commitment to full implementation of the 2019 budget for the advancement of...

EFCC vs Sen Nwaoboshi: What happened in court on Tuesday

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday, adjourned until May 6 and 7, the continuation of trial of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain,...

Gbenga Daniel speaks on abandoning Atiku, PDP

Former Ogun governor, Gbenga Daniel, says he has not abandoned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. He said this in...

Why I met with Osinbajo – Gov. Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Kastina State on Tuesday said he would meet and strategize with security chiefs over the reoccurring incidents of kidnapping and...

JAMB speaks on 2019 UTME, CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the 78 accredited Computer Based Test (CBT) centres in Lagos are fully ready to conduct the...

BREAKING: Kidnappers place N300m ransom on Buhari’s ally, Sheikh Sulaiman

The kidnappers of a famous Islamic scholar and prominent reciter of the Holy Quran, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman have demanded for a ransom of three...

NASS: How Saraki, Dino Melaye plan to install next National Assembly leadership – APC spokesman alleges

An official of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has alleged of plot by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to hijack the constitution of the...

Kajuru killings: House of Reps reaches major decision

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, condemned the incessant attacks and killings by bandits in Kajuru area of Kaduna state, and resolved to investigate...

Oyo guber: Wait for May 29 – APC attacks Governor-elect, Makinde

Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has told the Governor-elect of the state, Engineer Seyi Makinde, to stop chasing shadows...

New minimum wage: NLC reacts after Senate approved N30, 000 for workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday reacted as the senate approved the new minimum wage for workers. NLC urged the government to commence the...

New minimum wage: NLC reacts as senate approves N30, 000 for workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday reacted as the Senate approved the new minimum wage for workers. NLC urged the government to commence the...

Police provide update on Boko Haram attack on Michika, casualty figures

At least five residents died from gunfire Monday night when Boko Haram insurgents attacked a bank in Michika, Adamawa State, the state police command...

Fayose vs EFCC : What happened in court on Tuesday

A fifth prosecution witness, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, in the ongoing trial of former Gov. Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday said he was informed two years...

BBNaija: Cee-c, Alex, Nina, other Double Wahala housemates share stories of life struggle

Ex-housemates of Big Brother Naija: Double Wahala (S3) shared their struggles and lessons from the show one year after the season aired. News Agency of...

UNN sets record, generates electricity from organic waste

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel...

Buhari meets security chiefs in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over a routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies in attendance. The closed door...

Kajuru killings: Over 130 lives wasted – Group laments

The coordinator, Coalition Against Kajuru Killings, Rev. Father Williams Kaura Abba, has explained that the latest mindless death toll among the natives in Kajuru...

Election petition tribunal in Cross River receives 11 cases

The Election Petition Tribunal in Cross River State has so far received eleven petitions challenging the outcome of the last general elections in the...

EFCC vs Rickey Tarfa: What happened in court on Tuesday

The trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Rickey Tarfa (SAN) charged with alleged N520 million bribe was on Tuesday stalled again due to...

JAMB reveals its plan against mercenaries who write UTME for candidates

Ahead of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has stated that...

Bauchi guber: INEC reacts to court order on collation of governorship results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reacted to the decision by court to stop resumed collation of governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa...

NASS: House of Reps suspend plenary to April 2

The House of Representatives has suspended plenary to April 2nd to enable members engage Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) at committee level on the...

Gunmen kidnap INEC official in Jigawa

Gunmen have kidnapped an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Mahadi Hassan,in Jigawa State. The HOD, Voter Education and Publicity in the...

New Minimum Wage: FG gives condition for payment of N30,000 as Senate approves figure

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has said that the Federal Government was considering increasing Value Added Tax, to enable it...

Nigeria election: Former INEC boss reveals type of voting that will work

Mr Akin Orebiyii, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, says electronic voting has overwhelming...

National Minimum Wage: Why N30,000 shouldn’t be problem to State governors – Senator Gemade

Senator representing Benue Northeast Senatorial district, Barnabas Gemade has insisted that no Governor in the states of the federation should complain of payment of...

Boko Haram: Troops kill 11, arrest 3 in Adamawa

Reports from Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State in the north-east Nigeria say militants who attacked the town of Michika at about 7:00...

BREAKING: Senate approves N30,000 minimum wage

The Senate on Tuesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. This decision was reached after the upper chamber’s ad-hoc committee on new minimum...

Govt shut down three universities with reasons

The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of three tertiary institutions in the state following a protest which turned violent...

I’ve been warned by Northern PDP leader not to attack, criticise Buhari again – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of Aviation, on Tuesday, disclosed that a prominent PDP leader from the Northern part of the country has warned him...