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PVCs: Tinubu tenders apology over misleading claim

A leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has apologised for a misleading claim he made concerning the Permanent Voter Cards.While addressing some of his supporters in ...

AFCON: Sunday Dare hails Super Eagles after 3-1 win against Guinea-Bissau

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has commended the Super Eagles for their consistent output and impressive victory over Guinea Bissau, which was their last match in the Afr...

FRSC impounds 11,060 vehicles, crashes claim 327 lives during Yuletide

The Federal Road Safety Corps impounded no fewer than 11,060 vehicles and booked 20,845 motorists for various traffic violations during its 2021 ‘Operation Zero Tolerance Special Patrol’ which comm...

BREAKING: Reps pass electoral bill without compulsory direct primary clause

The House of Representatives has passed the electoral bill on Thursday.However, the lawmakers revised the compulsory direct primary clause.The bill was passed after the removal of cla...

Troops eliminate 49 terrorists, 863 others surrender – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters said troops killed 49 terrorists and bandits across theatres of operations while 863 terrorists surrendered in the last two weeks.The Director, Defence Media Operati...

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...

Buhari didn’t direct anyone to remove petrol subsidy – Lawan

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has not asked any official in his regime to implement the removal of petroleum subsidy.Lawan di...

Labour lists conditions for fuel subsidy removal, says $9.5bn wasted on refineries

Key labour unions in Nigeria met on Tuesday in Abuja where they outlined the conditions the Federal Government must meet before it would be allowed to stop subsidising Premium Motor Spirit, popular...

Illegal refineries: Wike to meet with LG chairmen, CP, NSCDC commandant Wednesday

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, will on Wednesday meet with the chairmen of the 23 local government areas of the state, the Commissioner of Police and the Commandant of the Nigeria Secur...

We pay N5,000 daily to avoid attack -Calabar boat owners

Boat owners plying the Calabar/Oron route have cried out over insecurity in the Calabar waters, despite allegedly paying N5,000 daily for security.A boat owner who pleaded not to be named di...

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...

2022 Grammy Awards rescheduled for April

Recording Academy has announced that the 2022 Grammy Awards has been rescheduled for April 2, 2022, after initial postponement.Chief Executive Officer of the Recording Academy, Harvey Mason,...

Ghana eliminated from AFCON after 3-2 loss to Comoros

Four-time champions Ghana were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations after crashing 3-2 to minnows Comoros in Group C on Tuesday in Garoua.   The Black Stars had captain Andre ...

Guinea Bissau vs Nigeria: Six facts to know as Wild Dogs target first win against Super Eagles

Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau are eyeing their last hope when they lock horns with already qualified and top of the group Nigeria on Wednesday in Garoua at 8 pm.Although they came to the tourna...