Bashir, the son of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has risen to the defence of President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged incompetence. Bashir, who has been vocal in his opinions, said on his Twitter handle on Monday that President Buhari...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Monday Nigeria’s security situation was better than it was in 2015. Mohammad, who disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja, added that security agencies are working hard to improve...
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, says President Muhammadu Buhari is Nigeria’s highest risk factor at the moment and that his leadership style is quite detestable. Ezekwesili who attempted to contest for the 2019 presidential election before dropping out, took...
A total of 300 teachers have undergone training fundamentals of teaching ethics in Anambra state by Member representing Njikoka, Anaocha and Dunukofia Federal Constituency, Hon Fedinand Dozie Nwankwo in conjunction with Centre for Ethical and Self Value Orientation(CESVO). The teachers who participated in...
One time Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Enugu State Governor, Okwesilieze Nwodo, says any party that fields an Igbo candidate in the 2023 presidential election would be sure of getting 100% votes from the South-East. Nwodo...
The National Assembly on Saturday postponed its resumption of plenary till February 9 over the All Progressives Congress (APC) registration exercise. The lawmakers were earlier scheduled to return from their Christmas and New Year break on January 26.
The Imo state governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma on Saturday said the November 6 election was a must win for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He regretted that APC had played second fiddle in the state politics for long time, despite...
The Abia State governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu on Saturday announced the dissolution of the state Executive Council. The Governor also approved the recall of his Chief of Staff, Dr. ACB Agbazuere, who was earlier suspended from.ofrice. This...
The Ebonyi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has appealed to the Inspector-General of Police and heads of other security agencies to step up security in and around the state. The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the PDP...
The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has dissociated itself from a statement by a member and Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, about coronavirus conspiracy theories. Governor Bello had in a recent address said that the COVID-19 vaccines being produced in less...
Prominent Nigerians, including the immediate past President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo; a chieftain of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo and the Chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday said there was an urgent need to restructure Nigeria for...
The Presidential ambition of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State got a boost on Thursday as the Niger State House of Assembly endorsed him. The Niger State lawmakers also said it was the turn of the North Central geopolitical zone...
A group of politicians who claimed to be members of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) on Wednesday announced the formation of a new political platform known as the New Nigeria Movement (NNM) ahead of the 2023 election. CPC...
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state On Wednesday insisted that nobody would be allowed to operate in the state’s forest reserves without approval. Commissioner for Agriculture, Gboyega Adefarati, who disclosed this in a statement on behalf of the governor, said...
The Ondo State government on Tuesday described the statement credited to the presidency on the directive given herdsmen to vacate the state’s forest reserves as a brazen display of emotional attachment. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to...
The presidency has reacted to the directive of Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, who gave herders a seven-day ultimatum to vacate forests in the state. The governor, who said the decision was taken as a result of rising insecurity...
Leaders of Enugu West Senatorial District of Enugu State, led by the former Deputy President of the Senate and the Senator representing the zone in the National Assembly, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday, pledged their absolute commitment towards the sustenance of the existing...
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has fixed the Governorship Election in Anambra state for November 6, 2021. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued Tuesday and signed by a National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter...
The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has claimed that COVID-19 vaccine is meant to bring about a disease that would kill people. Following the second wave of the pandemic, many countries of the world including Nigeria, are currently demanding...
The former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday announced the plan by politicians and other concerned citizens to form a new political movement in Nigeria. Okorocha, who disclosed this to journalists in Abuja, said the All Progressives Congress...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied claim by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that ex-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has defected to the party. Dogara, who was elected to the House of Representatives at the last...
The Senate has frowned at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources for spending, without due process, N98.4 million to supposedly print leaflets. The leaflets were said to have been printed as part of an awareness campaign programme for the Petroleum Industry...
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has endorsed Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as the leader of the party in the South-West. The Lagos State PDP stated this after a meeting with the governor on...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed its expectation to have a re – enacted Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly and assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the Anambra State governorship election this year. Having...
Trouble looms in the East African country of Uganda after opposition leader Bobi Wine claimed victory in presidential elections, following preliminary poll results which revealed the early lead of incumbent President Yoweri Museveni with a wide margin. In a statement...
The Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Zulum has explained why power should shift to the Southern part of the country during the next political dispensation set for the year 2023. Governor Zulum who was speaking on Friday at the...
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday challenged the service chiefs to resign and allow the Federal Government to inject fresh ideas and strategy in the ongoing efforts at tackling the country’s security challenges. Wike, who made the call...
Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, a foremost nationalist, on Thursday regretted the failure of Nigeria to live up to the dream of its founding fathers and said the country should start all over again. The statesman expressed his grief while speaking during...
About 10,000 security agents have been deployed for the local government elections scheduled for Saturday, January 16 in Kano State, the state police command said in a statement on Thursday. According to the spokesman of the Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna,...
Convener of the New Nigeria Group (NNG), Sam Ohuabunwa, has said that a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction will transform the country. Ohuabunwa said this yesterday in Enugu while briefing newsmen on some current political developments in the country.