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What Babangida means to Nigeria – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Thursday said former Military President Ibrahim Babangida is a great asset to Nigeria and a…

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Minimum wage: We are not elected to pay salaries alone – Governors

The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has reacted to the call for the implementation of minimum wage. NGF said they were not voted into power to pay…

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UK ex-minister speaks on conflict in Nigeria’s government

A Former United Kingdom Foreign Minister, Baroness Lynda Chalker, has called for synergy between all tiers of government in Nigeria in order to meet the…

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Details of Osinbajo’s meeting with governors, security chiefs emerge

The National Economic Council (NEC) says the security situation in Benue Sate has improved. Benue State Deputy Governor, Benson Abounu, briefed State House correspondents after NEC…

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Pat Utomi slams APC, reveals how Tinubu brought in Buhari

Erudite scholar and a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prof Pat Utomi has admitted that the ruling party has derailed from its…

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Baraje joins Saraki, dumps APC for PDP

A leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, Kawu Baraje, has defected from the faction to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Baraje, made the announcement…

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DSS frees detained journalist, Jones Abiri after two years

Bayelsa-based journalist and publisher of the Weekly Source Magazine, Mr. Jones Abiri has been released by the Department of State Services, DSS. The journalist was released…

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Saraki clears air on 2019 ‘presidential declaration’

Senate President Bukola Saraki has spoken on his supposed declaration for the 2019 presidential election. The former Kwara governor said the comment credited to him as…

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Buhari greets former Rivers governor, Peter Odili

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended good wishes to former governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, on the occasion of his 70th birthday anniversary. His message…

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Ondo ‘overdosed Tramadol’ kidnapper’s death: Rights lawyer, Ogunye faults police, demands thorough investigation

A human rights lawyer, Jiti Ogunye has indicted the Nigerian police on the death of the Ondo suspected kidnapper who slept to death while in…

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Police give reasons for prosecuting Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe

The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday gave reasons it is prosecuting Premium Times’ reporter, Samuel Ogundipe. A statement by the Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood said Ogundipe…

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Nigerians fell for fake promises in 2015, Change has brought hardship – Dankwambo

The Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, has stated that Nigerians fell cheap to fake promises ahead of the 2015 elections, and got a change…

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Falana writes Osinbajo over continued detention of Dasuki, El-Zakzaky, others

Femi Falana SAN, a human rights lawyer, has challenged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to stop what he termed the flagrant disobedience to court orders…

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Jonathan govt secured release of Chibok girls but didn’t publicise it – Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, former special adviser on media and publicity to then President Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday disclosed that former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki…

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We are tired of incompetent leaders in Nigeria – Ezekwesili cries out

Former minister of education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has accused political leaders of denying Nigeria the opportunity to grow its socio-economic and political systems. According to…

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Atiku knocks Buhari govt, APC as Imo PDP leaders endorse him

The Wazirin Adamawa stated that the government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) had shown that they had no answers to the country’s problems. He spoke…

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Jonathan speaks on state of the nation, tells Nigerians what to do

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has enjoined Nigerians not to lose hope in the face of impunity, persecution and maladministration noting that “anything evil cannot…

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2019: Saraki reveals why he is considering running against Buhari

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has admitted he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. Saraki, who recently defected from the ruling…

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Police sack 8 officers, discipline 108 in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Wednesday confirmed the dismissal of eight officers for serious criminal offences. He also confirmed demotion…

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2019: What Nigerian Senate told INEC

The details of the meeting between the Senate and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has emerged. The Chairman, Senate Committee on INEC,…

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