8:41 AM September 17, 2021

Politics

BREAKING: President Buhari lands Sam Mbakwe Airport, Imo

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has arrived in Imo State.Buhari landed at the Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, the state capital where he was received by dignitaries....

Borno judicial commission sacks two Sharia judges

The Borno Judicial Service Commission has sacked two Sharia Court Judges.A statement on Tuesday in Maiduguri signed by an official, Mr S.K. Jidda, for Secretary of the Commission, said the d...

Strike: We’re not owing any health worker monthly salary ? FG

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that contrary to the alleged propaganda by the striking members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) no doctor...

PDP disowns Oduah, Emodi, pledges support for Ozigbo

LEADERS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra North senatorial zone have disowned Senator Stella Oduah and Senator Joy Emodi who defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, and pledg...

There’s no rift between Fintiri, Atiku, says gov’s aide

The Director General Media and Communications Adamawa State Government House, Solomon Kumangar, has described speculations of a rift between the state Governor Ahmadu Fintiri and former Vice Presid...

Cross River APC LG Congresses : 9 Aspirants raise alarm over non issuance of forms

About nine aspirants who bought forms to contest the Chapter Chairmanship position of the All Progressives Congress, APC in state have raised the alarm over inability of the party to issue them for...

Abia APC declares results of LG congresses

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia has declared the results of 15 out of the 17 local government congresses held on September 4.Mr Onuoha Menyechi, the Returning Officer who  a...

Buhari to Visit Imo Thursday, Says Uzodimma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, yesterday all set for President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Thursday, September 9.The governor disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the ...

Ugwuanyi hands over two rebuilt mosques to Muslim community in Nsukka

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in keeping with his earlier directives, has formally handed over to the Muslim community in Nsukka, two mosques rebuilt by his administration which were hi...

I won’t join PDP, says sacked Adamawa APC caretaker chair Sulaiman Adamu, accepts fate

Caretaker chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Sulaiman Adamu, who was expelled by the party on Wednesday following the decision of the Caretak...

Stop dragging Imo in mud, PDP tells Uzodinma

The Imo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that it was not happy with the way the state governor, Hope Uzodinma, was dragging the state in the mud.The PDP’s publicity sec...

NDDC: Get Buhari to inaugurate Board, group tells Akpabio

SOUTH-EAST and South-South Professionals of Nigeria, SESSPN, Sunday, called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio to get President Mohammadu Buhari to urgently inaug...

Federal agencies struggling to pay office rent in Bayelsa, officials say

The Association of Heads of Federal Parastatals in Bayelsa has lamented the office accommodation challenge faced by Federal Government agencies operating in the state.The state chairman of A...

Obasanjo rules out Yoruba Nation, IPOB, says ‘whatever happens, Nigeria’ll continue to exist

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday did not mince words about the unity and indissolubility of Nigeria when he said the country that sprawl over 923,768 km² with over 200 million people wi...

How Ortom causes death of innocent citizens — Presidency Accuses Gov of taking the cheapest, lowest route by playing ethnic politics

THE Presidency yesterday accused Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State of taking the cheapest and lowest route by playing ethnic politics that causes deaths of innocent Nigerians.The Presiden...

Nigeria too big to fail —NIIA DG

In this interview, WALE AKINSELURE speaks with the Director General, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa Osaghae on consequences of the nation’s foreign ...

Founding fathers didn’t establish NDA for bandits to take over —ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), reacting to the attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) located at Afaka in Kaduna State, said the founding fathers of Nigeria did not establish the NDA for...

Atuwatse III coronation has brought joy, peace to Warri Kingdom, Itsekiri Nation – Agbolaya

A grassroots leader Dr. Toyin Agbolaya has said that the coronation of the 21st Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Atuwatse 111 has brought joy, peace and relief to the people as they now have a king...

Kebbi Assembly impeaches speaker, deputy

The Kebbi State Speaker of House of Assembly Honourable Sama, Ilah Abdulmuminu Kamba and his Deputy Muhammad Buhari Alieru has been impeached by a two-third majority on Tuesday.In a letter s...

Passengers stranded at Cele Bus Stop as transporters protest against taskforce

Passengers were on Tuesday, stranded at Cele Bus Stop, along Mile 2, Oshodi Apapa, Badagery expressway, over protests by transporters and motorists against the Lagos State Taskforce operatives....