A former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, said there was no truth in the claim that  he demanded N7bn for installing the state governor, Willie Obiano. He wonderd how he could have left N75bn for the governor...
Fourteen aspirants, including three women, have obtained nomination and expression of interest forms to contest for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November. The three women are Uche Ekwunife, who...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, said he sacked Dr Igbiks Tamuno as the Commissioner for Environment because he engaged in acts tantamount to sabotage. Wike stated this shortly after the signing of contract for the Trans-Kalabari and...
Traditional rulers in Ekiti State have rejected the Federal Government’s National Livestock Transformation Plan in the state, describing it as another nomenclature for the Rural Grazing Area, which they call a land grabbing initiative. The traditional rulers, under the...
Garba Shehu, presidential spokesperson, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s current trip to the United Kingdom is not for medical tourism. Speaking on Tuesday when he featured on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, Shehu said the president has maintained a relationship...
In April 2020, the former minister had described the COVID-19 vaccine as an evil that would “result in millions of deaths”. https://twitter.com/realFFK/status/1255906297515474944?s=20 In May 2020, while more vaccine options were being developed for the coronavirus,...
Tinubu celebrated his birthday on March 29, 2021, and as it is his custom, a colloquium was hosted to mark the day. According to his public records, Tinubu turned 69. Many Nigerians believe he is older, and there have been...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the alleged disappearance of a fresh N10.1tn from the national treasury. A statement by the party’s spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, said it was clear that corruption was on the increase under...
The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, yesterday, affirmed the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the September 19 governorship poll as it dismissed  all petitions filed against him and his party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Five political parties had filed petitions...
An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra State, Chidozie Nwankwo, suggested on Monday that God has a hand in his motivation to become the next governor of the state come November, citing ‘divine revelation’. Nwankwo told reporters...
DELTA State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa appointed 12 permanent secretaries to the Delta State Civil Service, Post-Primary Education Board and Hospital Management Board on Monday. The Governor also appointed Bruno Ebitonmo as Auditor General (Local Government), Mr. Nosa Idenedo Okoh...
Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari, on Monday inaugurated a 21-man committee to investigate the fire incident that destroyed Katsina Central Market on March 22. The committee, headed by Commissioner of Works, Housing and Transport, Alhaji Tasiu Dandagoro, with Mohammed Sani...
A second republic minister and former senator from Ekiti state, Dr Bode Olowoporoku, has passed on at age 76. Olowoporoku who represented Ekiti South Senatorial District between 2003 and 2007 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), according...
The Managing Director of Anambra Signage and Advising Agency, Jude Emecheta, has explained the reason for the current rift between the state government and a governorship aspirant Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, over issues concerning the destruction of Ubah’s campaign billboards. Ubah...
The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, has written a protest letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over the £4.2 million repatriated from the money allegedly looted by former governor of the state, James Ibori, asking the Federal Government to return the funds to...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has rejected the assessment of the Buhari administration by the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC). Reacting to the current rating by CISLAC on Wednesday, March 24, Mohammed described it as...
The Senate on Wednesday, March 24, adopted a motion to end the hardship being faced by Nigerians abroad in obtaining and renewing their passports. It, therefore, mandated its relevant committees to engage Ministers of Interior and Foreign Affairs, Comptroller General...
The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed the report of a rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu. An online platform had in a report suggested cracks in the relationship between the...
The Edo State Government on Tuesday evening demolished properties belonging to former Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Pius Odubu, former Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Professor Julius Ihonvbere and that of sports marketer, Mike Etemuagbo. According to reports,...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) is working towards ruling for a minimum of 32 years, the party’s National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Mai Mala Buni has said. The Yobe State Governor made the revelation while inaugurating the party’s 61-member Contact and...
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Mr. Wakil Bukar as Commissioner in the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC). This followed the adoption of the report of the Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service at the plenary.
The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday constituted a joint committee of the House to probe allegations brought against two local government council chairmen in the state. The joint committees on Public Account Committee (Local)...
Igbo youths under the aegis of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) has vowed that it will resist any attempt by any individual, party or group to thwart the ambition of the southeast zone from producing the next president of the...
A former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Monday said he joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because the ruling party offered “too many options”. The former Ogun State Governor stated this...
A former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, on Sunday called for zoning and rotation of the presidency among the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria. Gowon, who made the call at the 100th anniversary of the Barewa Old Boys Association (BOBA)...
The new leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), won’t hand over power to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. He said this in an...
Former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, in a recent interview, made comments about his son, Bolu Okupe’s homosexual status. it could be recalled that earlier in the year, Bolu Okupe who is based in France, came out as gay. A revelation...
The Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum has alleged that some ministers have surrendered to the activities of people who are bent on destabilising the country. The PDP governors made the allegation in a statement on Sunday while reacting to the...
Ninety-four days to the June 26, 2021 primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, the possibility of producing consensus candidate is being opposed and discouraged by many aspirants as well as top leaders of the party.
A group agitating the independence of the Yoruba nation on Twitter has introduced the currency for the proposed Yoruba nation, Oduduwa Republic. The group posted the image of the proposed currency on its Twitter handle @OduduwaRepublic, on Sunday.