7:37 PM January 23, 2022

Politics

Tinubu not responsible for my success, I won’t support his ambition —Ojudu

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, says he will not support the presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu.Ojudu further s...

APC govs’ forum DG, Salihu Lukman, resigns amid national convention crisis

Following internal controversies between the governors of the All Progressives Congress and the Buni-led Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee over the party’s national convention, ...

Pictorial: PDP govs meet in Rivers

NINE governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, including the Deputy Governor of Zamfara State, have arrived at Government House, Port Harcourt, the venue for their proposed meeting.Thirteen...

Poor leadership has presented Nigeria as an extremely divided country —Ayu

National Chairman of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has said poor leadership has presented Nigeria at home and abroad as an extremely divided country...

Patriotic hands in APC should support PDP in rescuing Nigeria, says Tambuwal

The Governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal, has called on Nigerians and those in the ruling All Progressives Congress who are patriotic enough to join the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic ...

Give young people like Bawa opportunity to serve, Northern youths tell Buhari

Youths drawn from the 19 northern states and Abuja, under the Arewa Youth Assembly, have asked the President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to appoint more Nigerian youths into his cabinet....

Over 72 hours after lifting Twitter ban, no tweets from Buhari, Osinbajo yet

More than 72 hours after the Federal Government announced the lifting of the ban on Twitter, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is yet to tweet.Several media aides of the...

Zamfara killings: Nigeria a nation of uncertainties, says Kaigama

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama, on Sunday, expressed fears over the challenges facing the country, saying Nigeria has become a nation of uncertainties.According t...

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, Atiku, govs praise fallen heroes, seek national unity

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and state governors were amo...

43-year-old technocrat, Chukwuka Monye, declares for President

A 43-year-old technocrat, Chukwuka Monye, has decried the level of failure of Nigeria as a nation, saying that the time to take over the governance from the older generation is now.The Delta...

APC considers Feb 25 for convention

The All Progressives Congress Caretaker Committee led by Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, is considering February 25, 2022 for its national convention, Saturday PUNCH learnt on Friday.The...

Kanu’s trial: IPOB declares sit-at-home in South-East on Tuesday

The Indigenous People of Biafra has declared sit-at-home on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, in the South-East.The group said it gave the order following Nnamdi Kanu’s court proceedings coming up ...

2023 Presidency: We won’t support political parties with northern candidates – Southern, Middle Belt leaders

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum on Thursday met in Abuja and declared that political parties that field northern presidential candidates won’t enjoy their support in the 2023 general el...

2023: Our choices have consequences — Seyi Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has reiterated the need for Nigerians to make the right choice at the polls as the 2023 general elections draw near.Makinde stated this in a tweet on...

Why Nigeria has leaders seeking 19th-century cattle grazing routes — Osundare

Poet laureate, Prof Niyi Osundare, has said the more college degrees Nigerians acquire; the farther they tend to be from rational, independent thinking, critical cogitation, clarity of thought, and...

We’ll present presidential candidates for South-East, says Ohanaeze

The Ohanaeze Ndi’gbo has indicated its readiness to present candidates from the South-East geopolitical zone for the presidential election in 2023.Several presidential aspirants have emerged...

FG inaugurates EFCC governing board

The federal government, on Thursday, inaugurated the governing board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.The anti-graft agency had been without a board for six years.The S...

2023: Present candidate that’ll be acceptable by all, group tells Ndigbo

A socio-political group, Balance and Equity Group, has told the South-East politicians to present a presidential candidate that would be acceptable to all the regions of the country.The grou...

Tinubu’s candidacy and pending discomforting questions

The Bola Ahmed Tinubu presidential candidacy presents a dilemma that will tell a lot about the character of Nigerians. It will also reveal whether this is a country for which democracy is suited or...

Anambra: Soludo appoints Oby Ezekwesili to chair transition committee

Anambra: Soludo appoints Oby Ezekwesili transition committee chairpersonAnambra State’s governor-elect, Prof Charles Soludo, has appointed former Minister of Information, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili,...