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Kano rerun: What supplementary election will reveal about INEC – Kwankwaso

Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has said the governorship supplementary election scheduled for March 23 in Kano State would determine the credibility of the Independent...

Success Adegor: Super Eagles star, Etebo reacts, reveals package for Delta schoolgirl

Stoke City Star, Oghenekaro Etebo has likened the story of little primary school pupil, Success, to his childhood days in the street of Warri,...

Boko Haram insurgents invade Michika, scare residents into bushes

Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Michika town in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, on Monday night, bombing the only commercial bank in...

No court can cancel Buhari’s vote against Atiku – VON DG, Okechukwu

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria(VON) and chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress(APC), Osita Okechukwu, has reacted the insistence of the ex-Nigeria Vice...

Kano rerun: Hold Kwankwaso responsible for violence during election – APC

The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has charged security agencies and residents to hold Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso responsible for any...

Kajuru killings: Convene a stakeholders’ meeting now – Catholic Bishops tell El-Rufai

Catholic Bishops of Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have appealed to the Kaduna state government to convene a stakeholders’ meeting that will help in addressing incessant...

Ajimobi, APC reveal plans to sack Oyo governor-elect, Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has urged its members and supporters to start working immediately towards taking back power from...

Rivers election: Nigerian Army threatens to withdraw partnership with police, lashes Wike, INEC over report on Obio-Akpor

The Six Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt has queried the alleged invasion of the Obio-Akpor Collation Centre by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom...

Omo-Agege blows hot over Court’s nullification of his re-election, reveals next steps

Senator representing Delta Central district in the National Assembly, Ovie Omo-Agege has reacted to the nullification of his re-election. Recall that a Federal High Court...

Success Adegor: Delta Government suspends headmistress of Sapele school which sent little girl home over exams levy

The Delta State Government has suspended the headmistress of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, Sapele Local Government of the state, Mrs. Vero Igbigwe. She was suspended...

Imo guber: Ekechi reveals ‘how Okorocha’s wife brought him down’

Former Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Governor Rochas Okorocha’s administration, Dr. Theodore Ekechi, has said that the governor’s wife’s ambition contributed immensely ‘to...

Supplementary polls: Kogi lawmaker cries out over scanty information

Ahead of the conduct of supplementary elections in some parts of the country on Saturday, March 23, 2019, a member of Kogi House of...

FG seize property worth N4.8b from Yar’adua Foundation, others

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings valued at N4.8 billion from...

US accuses Buhari govt, Army, Police, others of killing Nigerians

The United States has accused the Federal Government of Nigeria of murdering citizens. US said the current administration and its agents were committing arbitrary and...

Imo election: We’ll decide on Gov. Okorocha soon – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it will take a decision on what to do next about the controversies surrounding Imo West...

Boeing chairman speaks on Ethiopian Airlines, Indonesian plane crashes, reveals plans

Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President and CEO, The Boeing Company, has expressed sadness over the Ethiopian Airlines and Indonesian plane crashes. The two accidents occurred within...

Rivers: Local vigilante rescues police inspector, civilian from kidnappers’ den

The Local Vigilante group in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government area of Rivers State, otherwise known as ONELGA Security Peace and Advisory Council, OSPAC, has rescued...

Lagos building collapse: I don’t want to go to school again – 3-year-old survivor

Kabiru Sasore, a 3-year-old survivor of the building collapse at Ita Faji on Lagos Island, has said he is afraid of going to school...

Nigerian Army Garrison Commander murdered

An army spokesman on Monday confirmed the killing of Col. Mohammed Barack, the Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks,...

Boko Haram: Adamawa govt confirms terrorists attack

The military on Monday chased out Boko Haram insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, after a fierce battle that...

Ethiopian Airlines: More details emerge as experts study flight recorder

The black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed, recording a loss of 157 lives, recently have been read successfully, French accident investigators...

US speaks on Nigeria’s minimum wage, workers’ condition

The United States has lambasted Nigeria over its inability to increase minimum wage for workers. This is contained in a recent report titled, “2018 Country...

BBC demands probe of ‘PDP politician’ who slapped female journalist in Lagos

The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the alleged assault on its correspondent, Ajoke Ulohotse, who was...

Government speaks on fresh building collapse in Lagos

Lagos State government has debunked claims that a fresh building collapsed on Monday in the state, with people trapped in respect of a structure...

Card reader behind PDP’s electoral loss – Buhari group tells Peter Obi

The Zikist-Buharist-Movement (ZBM), South East, has claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lost the 2019 presidential election owing to the use of card...

Boko Haram: Troops battle terrorists in Michika

Boko Haram militants, Monday evening, attacked Michika town in Adamawa State, northeast Nigeria. Residents told DAILY POST that the attack came from all sides, as...

Olatoye Sugar’s family demands N200m from UCH Ibadan for allegedly ‘releasing his dying photo’

The family of the late Hon. Temitope Olatoye Sugar has written a petition against the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, seeking N200 million damages...

Access Bank’s N15bn Green Bond fully subscribed — GMD, Herbert Wigwe

Access Bank Plc. said on Monday that a five-year Fixed Rate Senior Unsecured N15 billion Green Bond, the first climate bond to be issued...

Ajimobi govt planning to cripple my administration – Oyo governor-elect, Seyi Makinde cries out

The Governor-elect in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has alleged that there were plans by the outgoing government in the state to cripple his...

Army disagrees with INEC over Rivers guber election

The Nigerian Army, on Monday, disagreed with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over the position it adopted regarding the governorship election in Rivers...

Kaduna killings: What police, community leaders discussed

Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahaman on Monday met community leaders of Sanga Local Government Area in the State to discuss...

Kogi lawmaker, Dino Melaye to lead international human rights delegates in supplementary polls

Ahead of scheduled governorship and state Assembly supplementary polls this weekend, the Nigerian Central Office of the International Human Rights Commission has nominated Senator...

Finally, Atiku, PDP file petition against APC, INEC, challenging Buhari’s reelection

Nineteen days after the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23, presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

Bauchi: APC warns INEC, makes allegations against PDP

Mr Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to give the Peoples...

Temitope Olatoye: Burial date for slain Oyo lawmaker announced

The family of the slain Oyo State lawmaker, who until his death represented Akinyele/Lagelu federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Olatoye Temitope...

Ogun governor-elect, Abiodun, PDP’s Ladi Adebutu reconcile after guber battle

Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Ladi Adebutu have sheathe their swords. The peace meeting, which held on Monday,...

INEC urged to slash number of political parties

A former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Edo, Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak, has called for a reduction of the number...

Presidency reveals next action on Buhari campaign promises

All campaign promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari will be collated in a specific implementation document, the Presidency has said. Laolu Akande, the Senior Special...

Election Victory: Enugu workers congratulate Ugwuanyi

Workers of Enugu State through the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on his resounding victory at the March 9 governorship...

What I discussed with President Buhari behind closed-doors – Gov Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, on Monday revealed that his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was the usual briefing borne out of his...

Why APC won’t interfere with NASS leadership election – Oke

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Chief Akin Oke, on Monday said that the party would not interfere in...

Kajuru attacks: El-Rufai appeasing our killers – Adara community cries out

The Adara people in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State have accused Governor Nasir El-Rufai of rubbishing justice in pursuit of a sponsored...

Akwa Ibom election: Akpabio takes first step towards reclaiming ‘stolen mandate’

A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Akwa Ibom North West, Senator Godswill Akpabio,...

Onnoghen: CCT summons Standard Chartered Bank account officer for grilling

Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi Umar, Monday summoned the standard chartered bank account officer, Ifeoma Okagbue, over the case of...

What Gbenga Daniel told me about rumoured defection to APC – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of Aviation, on Monday, disclosed what ex-Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel told him regarding his rumoured defection to the...

New punishment for sex offenders emerges in Ekiti State

Ekiti State Government on Monday announced new measures aimed at curbing sexual violence, especially child defilement and rape in the state. The State Attorney General...

EFCC vs NBA President: What happened in court on Monday

A Federal High Court was on Monday asked to direct the prosecution to supply the summary of evidence in the trial of Nigerian Bar...

Sokoto: What we’re doing ahead of rerun election – Police

The Sokoto State Police Command has promised to ensure a peaceful rerun governorship election scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on March...

Nigeria election: NASS tribunal receives 10 petitions in Enugu

No fewer than 10 petitions have been filed before the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

LASU speaks on ‘increasing’ tuition fees

The Lagos State University (LASU) on Monday reacted to speculations making the rounds on social media that it plans to increase tuition fees. The university’s...