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Politics

2023: PDP govs’ European trip not for presidential candidate selection – Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has described as preposterous reports that he and other Peoples Democratic Party governors traveled to Europe to decide the 2023 presidential and vice candidates...

Debt profile: Stop granting all loan requests, Afenifere tells NASS

The pan Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Thursday, called on the National Assembly to henceforth stop acceding to every loan request brought before it by the President, Major-Gene...

Terrorism charge: Court to deliver ruling in Nnamdi Kanu’s case April 8

Justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed April 8 for ruling on a preliminary objection filed by the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, challenging ...

2023 presidency: Nigerians ready to replace APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has claimed that the party’s sweeping victory in three strategic Abuja Area Councils during the Federal Capital Territory Council elections last weekend, was a clear de...

Hushpuppi: NDLEA probe shouldn’t stop Kyari’s extradition, says lawyer

The Federal Government should not allow the alleged narcotics crimes linked to Abba Kyari stop his extradition to the United States to face prosecution for his alleged role in a $1m scam allegedly ...

Police transfer Abba Kyari, four others to NDLEA

The Nigeria Police Force has transferred Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari; and four others to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency barely four hours after they were declared wanted by ...

Nigeria and the price of sovereign innumeracy

“Dishonesty both in thought and deed were the prime bases of the Nigerian troubles.”Robert Collis, Nigeria in Conflict, p.187 (1970)Most people with a sense of smell in political econ...

Arrest NDLEA officers who worked with Kyari’s accomplices, IGP tells Marwa

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has urged the Chairman of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig-Gen Buba Marwa (retd), to immediately arrest officers of the anti-narcotic agency i...

FCT polls: INEC admits failure of BVAS machines

The Independent National Electoral Commission has admitted that there were glitches with the usage of the Bimodal Voters Authentication System machines during Saturday’s Federal Capital Territory A...

FG prepares 10 years national housing plan for low-income earners

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has disclosed that the Federal Government is in the final draft stages of a comprehensive 10-year National Housing Strategy plan that would cater for low-income e...

Buhari directs SGF, CoS, to appoint qualified youths in MDAs

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday in Abuja said he will support the aspirations of credible and committed young people who are vying for positions in the February 26 ...

FG has built 19,478 out of 300,000 homes for Nigerians — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that under the Buhari regime, the Economic Sustainability Social Housing programme has built 19,478 out of its targetted 300,000 units for Nigerians.Thi...

FCT poll: Document Electoral Act violation, CSOs tell security agencies

A coalition of over 70 civil rights organisations under the aegis of Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room on Friday called on security agencies to document evidence of any violation of the Elector...

Second Niger Bridge named after Buhari, not Jonathan – Bashir Ahmad

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has said the Second Niger Bridge was named after the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and not his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan.Ahmad had ...

Arogundade: DSS should stop harassing activists putting Buhari on his toes – HURIWA

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria on Thursday, told the Department of State Services to stop harassing human rights activists who put the President, Major Gen...

2023: Conducting credible elections, only legacy left for Buhari -Tambuwal

Governor of Sokoto State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Governors’ Forum, Aminu Tambuwal, has said the only legacy left for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is...

Reps quiz finance ministry over N17bn extra-budgetary spending

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts, on Thursday, asked the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to present evidence of approval for the over N17bn extra...

Appeal court adjourns case seeking Buhari’s removal, Atiku’s declaration as president

An appeal to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the 2019 election, was on Wednesday, adjourned byA Court of Appeal in Abuja has adjourned a case seeking the removal Major Genera...

Reps approve bill to raise academic qualification for President, others 

The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill seeking to raise the academic qualification for the seat of President of Nigeria, governor of a state and other elective public of...

2023: Elect politicians that can develop Nigeria, Issa Aremu urges Nigerians

The Director-General of Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, Ilorin, Kwara State, Comrade Issa Aremu, has urged Nigerians to start thinking beyond the passage of the Electoral Act ...