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2019: Buhari reacts as South East leaders endorse Atiku

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the split within the Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural group over the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party…

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Eid-El Maulud: Nigerian govt declares Tuesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-el Maulud. The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), made the declaration on…

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Nigerian Govt approves N60bn for rice subsidy programme

The Federal Government has approved N60 billion in support of its rice subsidy programme aimed at bringing down the price of the commodity across the…

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Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi…

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Embattled Oshiomhole meets Buhari, dismisses corruption allegations

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has dismissed allegations that he collected bribes of about 80 million dollars to…

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Buhari makes new appointments [Full list]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some Federal Agencies. This was disclosed in a statement…

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I Go Dye writes again to Buhari, seeks answers to Abacha loot

Popular Comedian, I Go Dye, has again written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the state of the nation. The Comedian took to…

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Court rules on Buhari’s positions as both President, Minister of Petroleum

The Federal High Court Abuja has held that President Muhammadu has not violated the constitution by mere proclaiming that he is the Minister of Petroleum….

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What Buhari told visiting CAN leaders in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, has stated that his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieving them. Buhari said this…

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Oyo govt rebuilds Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

Oyo State Government has begun rebuilding Yinka Ayefele’s Music House which was demolished on August 19, 2018. The house is also the office for Ayefele’s Fresh…

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Appeal Court reduces Dariye’s jail term to 10 years

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday reduced the jail term of ex-Governor Joshua Dariye to 10 years. Dariye, a former Plateau State governor, was…

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Nyame now to spend 12 years in Prison, Appeal Court rules

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the former Taraba State Governor, Jolly Nyame, to pay a fine of N495 million for alleged misappropriation…

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I’ve ordered EFCC to ensure funds recovered from looters don’t get back to them

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he had ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to ensure that monies recovered from looters do…

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2019 presidency: Buhari launches wrist band ahead of campaigns

President Mohammadu Buhari has launched “Buhari Unity Band” BUB, ahead of the 2019 presidential election. The President also reiterated his committed to peace and unity…

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3 Soldiers killed, many missing as Boko Haram attacks military base

At least three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, military and…

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2019: We have no preferred candidates — OPC

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) says it has no preferred candidates among those jostling for political offices in the 2019 general elections. The group, however, said…

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NDLEA uncovers 12 containers with 340 million Tramadol tablets

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has uncovered 340 million Tramadol tablets in 12 containers at the Apapa port in Lagos. Head of…

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Strike: FG, ASUU resume talks next week

The Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) have agreed to resume talks next week to resolve the ongoing strike by university teachers. Dr…

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How SARS operative killed suspect and converted Sienna buses

The Presidential Panel on Reform of SARS sitting in Lagos on Thursday heard how a member of the squad, Police Inspector Wilson Okenya, killed a…

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EFCC arrests 24 undergraduates, others over cyber crime

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. The commission’s acting…

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