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Politics

Sit-at-home: Stop playing with Igboland’s future – Soludo tells IPOB, ESN, others

The Anambra State Governor, Charles Soludo, on Thursday, told members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Eastern Security Network, and Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, ...

2023: Northern businessmen buy N40m presidential form for Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has obtained the N40m Presidential form of the Peoples Democratic Party.Atiku announced this on his official Facebook page on Thursday, adding that the f...

Wike didn’t destroy PDP in C’River, Jarigbe replies Obaseki

The Senator representing Cross River North, Agom Jarigbe, has stated that contrary to the assertion of Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, the Peoples Democratic Party in Cross River is at peace an...

I never chased after power, says Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, said he remains a pan Africanist and a core Nigerian.This as he also clarified that “he did not run after power, but power ran after him.”...

PDP hits back, says Buhari, APC exemplify arrogance in failure

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) led All Progressives Congress regime as a perfect example of arrogance in failure.The PUNCH h...

I didn’t exonerate Abba Kyari, I only demand further probe – Malami

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Sunday, faulted reports that he had conclusively exonerated the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kya...

Blackmail won’t stop ex-agitators’ empowerment -Amnesty programme boss, Dikio

The Presidential Amnesty Programme has said no amount of blackmail would stop the scheme from empowering ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region.The Interim Administrator of PAP, Col. Milland...

Nigerians should outgrow bigotry, ethno-religious biases, Fayemi urges

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Saturday expressed concern over Nigerian politics and political conversation, saying citizens should have outgrown bigotry, tribalism and ethno-religious bi...

2023: Nigeria’s current situation may provoke uprising, aspirant warns Buhari

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Accord Party, Amb Solomon Winning, has admonished the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to immediately address the socio-economic cri...

Colonial masters responsible for Nigeria’s faulty foundation – Ganduje

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has attributed the challenges of nation building in Nigeria to the faulty foundation laid by the colonial masters.The governor made the assertions ...

2023: We won’t fund, support political groups against restructuring – South-South

The South-South geo-political zone on Saturday said it would not fund any political group that was not willing to implement the restructuring of Nigeria as Nigerians begin the count down to the 202...

Gender bills: Akeredolu’s wife urges women to unite, fight for rights

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has called on women across the country to always rise to fight against all forms of discrimination against them.This came following ...

Umahi: Court verdict’ll strengthen democracy, says Ex-Ebonyi SSG

A former Secretary to the Ebonyi State Government, Prof. Benard Odo, has said that the Abuja High Court judgement that ousted Governor Dave Umahi would “strengthen the democratic space in the count...

Electoral Act: Judiciary can’t stop amendment, says Lawan

Following a ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), alongside the Attorney General of the Federation, the National Assembly and the ...

LG poll: Enugu govt declares Wednesday work-free day

Enugu State Government has declaredWednesday, February 23, 2022, a work-free day.This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information, Steve Oruruo....

Medical trip: Osinbajo now in charge -Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is in charge of the country.He said this while departing Abuja for a medical check u...

2023 presidency: Northern youths urge Emefiele to contest

A coalition of youths from Northern states and Abuja, on Sunday, asked the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to contest for the 2023 presidency.The coalition comprising 40...

INEC may suspend voter registration in July – Official

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Friday, said it might suspend the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration exercise in July.Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secr...

Constitutional amendment without restructuring meaningless – Gani Adams

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, has said that Nigeria needs to be restructured politically for her to move forward.He described the constitutional amendment by lawmakers as an...

Kaduna 2023: I’ll serve as bridge between north, south if elected gov – Shehu Sani

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party platform, Senator Shehu Sani, has promised to provide a leadership that will serve as a bridge between the people of Norther...