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SGF meets presidential inauguration committee, speaks on appointments

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has urged members of the 2019 Inter-Ministerial Presidential Inauguration Committee to deliver on...

Lagos building collapse: Tinubu reacts, apportions blames

The All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, says the children who died on Wednesday’s building collapse in Lagos Island did not...

NIMC, NIS begin enforcement of the National Identification Number on new e-passport

The National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) have resolved to commence enforcement of the National Identification Number (NIN) on...

Nigeria elections: IPAC urges new governors to form unity government

The Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, has charged new and reelected governors in the country to be magnanimous in victory and form an all inclusive...

Buhari vs Atiku: What Foursquare Gospel Church told President-elect

The Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the renewal of his mandate by the Nigerian electorate during the recent...

Obangame Express 2019: Nigeria, US, others begin joint military operation

Senior leaders from the U.S. Africa Command and the Nigerian Navy, representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South...

Labour reacts to CBN ban on forex sale to importers

Comrade lssa Aremu, General Secretary, National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria, (NUTGTWN) has lauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)...

NYSC: 1600 corps members pass out in Kogi on low-key

No fewer than 1,600 2018 Batch A corps members collected their discharge certificates to mark the end of their service year in Kogi State. The...

Hundreds displaced, property destroyed as rainstorm wrecks havoc in Osun

A fierce rainstorm on Wednesday destroyed property worth several millions of naira in many part of Osun State, as hundreds of residents were displaced. In...

El-Rufai speaks on being involved in ”ghastly accident”

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday reacted to reports of his alleged involvement in a ghastly motor accident. Reports had it that El-Rufai...

Adamawa election: APC, PDP share State Assembly seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, announced that the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party won 11 seats each in...

Oyo guber: What Gov. Ajimobi told PDP’s Makinde during visit

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has admonished Mr Seyi Makinde, the governor-elect, to be wary of praise singers, avoid acrimony and make frantic...

Inconclusive elections: INEC fixes new date for Assembly polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it would hold the House of Assembly’s supplementary elections on March 23 in Bayelsa, in areas where...

Itafaji: Experts reveal how many buildings may soon collapse in Lagos

Kunle Awobodu, the National President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), has stated that there are over one thousand buildings unfit for human habitation on...

Inconclusive elections: What governors Bindow, Abubakar did after meeting with Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday held separate private meetings with Governors Mohammadu Abubakar of Bauchi State and Jibrila Bindow of Adamawa. Both governors shunned...

Peter Obi commiserates with Anambra, Lagos govt over deaths

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the PDP in the recently held general elections, Mr. Peter Obi has commiserated with the government and people of Anambra...

Presidency lambasts ‘desperate politicians’ over Dokubo

The Amnesty Office has condemned “ambitious politicians desperately eyeing” the position of the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of...

What we’ll do for new lawmakers – Deputy Speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Donatus Uzogbado, has advised new members of the state House of Assembly to...

Police arrest driver of ill-fated Onitsha tanker

The Police in Anambra State have arrested the driver of a tanker carrying kerosene, who lost control of his vehicle in Onitsha around Upper...

Oyo governor-elect, Seyi Makinde visits Ajimobi [PHOTOS]

Oyo state governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, on Thursday visited Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state. Makinde shared photos of the visit on his Twitter account. However, details...

Imo Guber: Stop transaction with Okorocha – Ihedioha warns

The Imo state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, has warned financial institutions to stop new transactions with the state government, or do so at their own...

NYSC extends service year of 7 corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kebbi State, has extended the service year of seven Corps members by four months for violating the...

Collapsed Lagos building: State govt must accept blame, persecute those responsible – NGO

A Non-Governmental Organization, NGO, Center for Children’s Health Education, Organization and Protection, CEE-HOPE, has blamed the Lagos Government for the loss of lives in...

Kano Guber: PDP supporters go spiritual over re-run

Barely two days after the Independent National Electoral Commission declared the Kano state governorship election inconclusive, members of the Peoples Democratic party,PDP, have go...

Lagos school building collapse: Reno Omokri blames Buhari

Reno Omokri, ‪a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to act over the collapse of a three-storeyed...

2019 elections: Supreme court schedules hearing on Rivers APC controversial guber primary

The Supreme Court, Thursday fixed March 26, for commencement of hearing in the appeal seeking a determination of the authenticity or otherwise of the...

Lagos collapsed school building: Doctor gives update on injured pupils

Some of the injured pupils in the building that collapsed at Ita-faji, Lagos Island, on Wednesday are in stable condition and still receiving adequate...

INEC Chairman, Yakubu speaks on electoral law after issuing Certificate of Return to Senators-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to Senators-elect to commence and conclude work on the review of the electoral legal...

NAFDAC raises alarm over importation of snuff into Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in Niger State has expressed concern over the safety of tobacco snuff currently...

Imo election: Okorocha missing as INEC issues Certificate of Return to Senators-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday issued Certificate of Return to Senators-elect. The Commission issued the Certificate of Return at the International Conference...

Police arrest two over alleged stealing of N500,000 at Oyo government secretariat

No fewer than two (2) people have been arrested in connection with the stealing of the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000) on...

Nigerian state elections: Court stops Adamawa Guber rerun

The Adamawa State High Court has barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the supplementary governorship election scheduled for the state on...

Stop using jobless Nigerians to cause trouble – Satguru Maharaj Ji warns politicians

The founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji has on Wednesday warned politicians across the country against using innocent and jobless Nigerians to...

Details of Zedcrest Capital MD’s case with EFCC emerge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has grilled Michael Friday Edenya and Adedayo Amzat, Managing Director, Zedcrest Capital Limited, for alleged offences bordering...

Commence work on electoral reform now – Human rights lawyer tells Buhari

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a human rights lawyer, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately commence work on electoral reform in order to strengthen...

Lagos building collapse: Careless deaths better governance, accountability would prevent – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, Thursday, expressed sadness over the collapse of a three-storeyed building, which left many dead in Itafaji area of...

Lagos building collapse: ADP’s Gbadamosi lists what Ambode’s govt must do

Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, the candidate of the African Democratic Party (ADP) in Saturday governorship election in Lagos state, has called for a thorough and...

Zedcrest Capital MD absolved of complicity as EFCC probes alleged forgery

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has grilled Michael Friday Edenya and Adedayo Amzat, Managing Director, Zedcrest Capital Limited, for alleged offences bordering...

Zamfara: Is Mukhtar Shehu Idris another stooge

Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris was recently declared the governor-elect in Zamfara state but most political scientists are wondering if the easy-going gentleman can fold...

2019 polls: Akpabio’s cousin joins other kinsmen to reject Senator, accuse him of causing violence in Akwa Ibom

Over 500 stakeholders, political leaders and party executives from Senator Godswill Akpabio’s local government, Essien Udim, have accused the former governor of unleashing violence...

Nigeria election: World Bishops make fresh demand to President Buhari

The Supreme Council of Bishops also known as World Council of Bishops, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Amendment...

Kano Guber: Why Buhari’s integrity should be questioned – Reps member, Madaki

A member of the House of Representatives from Kano State, Aliyu Madaki, has questioned the integrity claim of President Muhammadu Buhari, following the declaration...

Lagos building collapse: Red Cross appeals for blood

The Nigerian Red Cross (NRC) has appealed for blood donations for victims of the collapsed building on Lagos Island. Mr Olakunle Lasisi, Secretary of NRC,...

I’m the ‘Living Perfect Master’ of this age – Satguru Maharaj Ji

The founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, on Wednesday urged journalists and others who care to know to thenceforth address him as...

Olatoye’s death: Police arrests Chief Whip over lawmaker’s assassination

The Police in Oyo State have arrested the Chief Whip of the State House of Assembly, Honourable Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede in connection with the...

INEC REC reveals how he turned down secret meeting abroad with politicians

Mike Igini, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Akwa Ibom state, has claimed that those accusing him of committing electoral fraud are people who...

Police speaks on ‘transferring Kano CP, Muhammad Waikili

The Kano State Police Command has dismissed rumours that the State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Wakili has been transferred.The command’s spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna,...

EFCC re-arraigns Saraki’s aide over alleged corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday rearraigned Gbenga Makanjuola, a Deputy Chief of Staff to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, before Justice...

SEC distances self from controversial Visionscape bond

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reacted to the controversy trailing Visionscape Bond. SEC, in a statement posted on its website, said it did...

Nigeria elections: Why Army should be probed – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, has asked the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to investigate the role of...