Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, on Friday, alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari was at a London hospital and not on a working visit to the United Kingdom, as insisted by his party. He warned the APC not to give Nigeria another Yar’Adua treatment. “As ... Read More »
The Federal Government, Monday, disclosed that it was set to establish a bank for Small and Medium E...
Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Monday, said t...
The Defence Headquarters, Monday, said troops were dominating operations in Kukawa, Geri, Gujba in Y...
The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization (APCPCO) said that President Goodlu...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, promised to put an end to the growing...
President Goodluck Jonathan says he is not ready to join issues with former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his decision to tear his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) membership card. He said Obasanjo remained his father and such disagreement should be expected between political children and their father. “First and foremost, Obasanjo ... Read More »
All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun state, Friday, gave a two-week ultimatum to the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Service (DSS), to arrest the director of Media of Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode over a video he alleged showed how APC rigged last year’s governorship polls ... Read More »
Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mike Omeri, Thursday, described Israel as loyal ally in Nigeria’s fight against Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram. “Israel has been a crucial and loyal ally in our fight against Boko Haram. It is a sad reality that Israel has a great deal of experience ... Read More »
President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday, said that victory for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming general elections would free Lagos residents from oppression. Speaking when the leaders of market women groups in Lagos and environs, paid him a solidarity visit at the State House, Marina, Lagos, Jonathan promised the ... Read More »
At least 30 people were killed in Boko Haram raids on two villages in northeast Nigerian Borno state near the town of Chibok, a community leader and resident told AFP on Friday. The attacks on Thursday targeted the villages of Thlaimakalama and Gatamarwa, which were torched by the rampaging militants, ... Read More »
The Benue Judiciary has made provisions for special court sessions where suspects can be arraigned so as to decongest police cells in the state, according to the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Philip Ierkwagh. Mr. Ierkwagh said on Friday in Makurdi that the arrangement was sequel to complaints that ... Read More »
The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Land Transport to investigate the use of Hiace buses for commercial transportation. The committee is to carry out the function in conjunction with other committees that oversight functions of Standards Organization of Nigeria. Stella Dorgu (Bayelsa-PDP), who moved the motion, ... Read More »
INEC To Use Polls Shift Opportunity To Conduct Extensive Training For Adhoc Staffs On Use Of Card Readers
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it would use the opportunity offered by elections rescheduling to organise extensive hands-on training on the use of card readers for its ad hoc staff. The Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Kayode Idowu, made this known in an interview in Abuja on ... Read More »
Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi State has alleged a plot by politicians in the state to impeach him. He spoke at the Government House, Abakaliki, when addressing members of the Ezza Ezzekuna Youth Congress, who visited him on Thursday. The governor alleged that politicians were holding nocturnal meetings to perfect ... Read More »
There seems to be no end to the controversy surrounding the allegation by Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, that President Goodluck Jonathan gave pastors across the country N6bn to vote against the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in the presidential election. A Borno-based Pastor, ... Read More »
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday called on the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, to arrest those responsible for the murder of the Director, Institute of Agricultural Research (IAR) of the Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Ahmad Mustapha Falaki, or universities in the country may be forced to ... Read More »
The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, has threatened to deal with policemen that embark on strike action. He also reminded officers of the dire consequences of breaching extant rules and regulations. There were reports on Wednesday that over 10,000 policemen, who were promoted from the rank of sergeant to ... Read More »
Edo Govt Raises Alarm Over Plot By Anti-Democratic Forces To Carry Out Killings, Unleash Mayhem In Edo
The Edo State Government says it has uncovered an evil plot by anti-democratic forces to unleash a reign of terror on the State by way of high-profile killings ahead of the March 28 and April 11 general elections. The objective, the state gathered, was not only to sow fear in ... Read More »
Boko Haram has released 158 women and children abducted from Katarko village in Yobe State and have been reunited with their families in Damaturu, the state capital after three weeks in captivity. Ahmed Goniri, the state Commissioner for Justice and Chairman of the State Committee on Rehabilitation of Victims of ... Read More »
A total of 158 Women and children abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from Katarko village in Yobe have been reunited with their families in Damaturu, Yobe. The victims were released by the sect members after three weeks of captivity. Ahmed Goniri, the state Commissioner for Justice and Chairman of the ... Read More »
Former Military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, yesterday, reassured Nigerians that there will be no interim government. Abubakar, who is the chairman of the Peace Committee, made up of security Chiefs, party and religious leaders, told journalists during a press conference that President Goodluck Jonathan had promised that elections will ... Read More »
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has given a go ahead for investigation into a petition accusing a Chief Magistrate in Abuja, Abubakar Babashani, of deliberately frustrating moves to commence hearing on the perjury charge entered against the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammadu ... Read More »
The United States of America said it would fight side-by-side with Nigeria in the war against the Islamist terrorists, Boko Haram. US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, said this at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on the Safe Schools Initiative, SSI, in Abuja, yesterday. “We have said ... Read More »