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Politics

Kanu: Buhari should prove he respects court’s judgment, explore political solutions – Lawyer

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should prove he respects the judiciary by exploring political solutions to resolve the detention of the embattled leader of the proscribed Ind...

INEC counters Tinubu, says PVCs have not expired

The Independent National Electoral Commission has countered a claim by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that Permanent Voters’ Cards have expired.Tinubu had...

[BREAKING] Electoral Bill: Senate recommends direct, indirect or consensus for party primaries

The Senate on Wednesday re-amended the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on November 18, 2021.Special Assistant to the Senate President, Ezrel Tabiowo, di...

BREAKING: Court orders FG to pay Nnamdi Kanu N1bn, recommends political solution

A High Court in Abia State has ordered the Federal Government to pay the sum of N1 billion to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and issue a letter of apology to him....

Presidency: Wealthy aspirant will fail, Osinbajo best in APC, says ex-gov Aliyu

A former governor of Niger State, Muazu Babangida Aliyu, has said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is the best candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2023 presidential election.T...

Terrorism charge: I’m not guilty, says Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, pleaded not guilty to the fresh amended 15-count charge of treasonable felony filed against him by the Federal Governm...

IPOB’s sit-at-home grounds South-East, Kanu’s trial holds today

Hoodlums, suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Tuesday, stormed the St Theresa Catholic Church, Calcutta Parish, Awada, near the Ukaegbu junction, Onitsha, in a bid to enf...

[BREAKING] Nnamdi Kanu: FG brings documentary evidence to court

The Federal Government may today (Wednesday) open the trial of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu on the terrorism charges after his formal arraignment.The...

[BREAKING] Nnamdi Kanu: Police disperse Sowore, others with ‘tear gas’, bullets at Abuja court

Operatives of the Nigerian Police Force have dispersed a former presidential aspirant and activist Omoyele Sowore and other individuals who were present at the Federal High Court to monitor the arr...

BREAKING: Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial till Wednesday

…orders DSS to allow him change cloth, do exerciseA Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned further proceedings in the case against the detained leader of the Indigenous P...

BREAKING: Reps to rework electoral bill, pass amendment Wednesday

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill will be re-introduced into the house, reworked and passed on Wednesday.Gbajabiamil...

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...