Latest news, gist, featured articles and products, lifestyle, inspiring & motivating stories, and projecting the African brand

Naija News

2019: What’ll happen to religious leaders involving in partisan politics – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that religious leaders who involve in partisan politics will lose their respect and public status. The President also insisted that the All Progressive Congress (APC) deserved re-election in 2019, in view of the achievements of the APC-led Federal Government. Buhari then advised religious leaders and traditional rulers to encourage their adherents […]

Naija News

2019: We were shocked on Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi – Southeast governors, PDP

South-East Governors on Saturday expressed shock over Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s choice of Peter Obi as his running mate for the 2019 presidential election.There are  reports that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the zone took same stand. Their position was made known by the Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum and governor of Ebonyi State, […]

Naija News

EFCC seizes gold worth N1.1 billion at Abuja airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized gold worth about $3, 131, 412.39 (N1, 127, 308, 460.39) being allegedly exported to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, illegally. It named one Abba Ali Yahaya as the brain behind the deal. Apart from impounding his passport, about €112,000 undeclared by Abba, has also been forfeited over alleged violation […]

Naija News

BREAKING: FG bans 50 high profile Nigerians from leaving the country

The Federal Government has banned no fewer than 50 persons from traveling abroad over corruption cases This followed a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari on the full implementation of Executive order 6. This was disclosed in a statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu on Saturday. The presidency, however, did not reveal the identities of the affected persons. The […]

Naija News

Atiku: How Enugu residents reacted to Peter Obi’s emergence as PDP VP candidate

Scores of Enugu State residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election. Some of the residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu, said that Atiku made a right choice in […]

Naija News

Atiku: Kukah speaks on presence during Obasanjo’s endorsement of PDP candidate

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Rev. Hassan Matthew Kukah, has said photograph showing him and Sheikh Ahmed Gumi with former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar, was not political. In an interview with The Guardian during the Interfaith Conference in Abuja, the cleric played down his role in Obasanjo’s meeting with Atiku […]

Naija News

2019 Presidency: South East Govs., Ohanaeze meet over Atiku’s choice of Obi

South East Governors and the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo will meet this afternoon in Enugu over the choice of former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi as the running mate to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had yesterday chosen Obi as his running mate. The meeting will […]

Naija News

Atiku: Sheikh Gumi speaks on presence during Obasanjo’s endorsement of PDP candidate

Outspoken Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has spoken on his visit to the Abeokuta residence of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Gumi was seen in a photo with Obasanjo, Bishop Mattew Kukah and former vice president and presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar. Speaking at Sultan Bello Mosque in Kaduna on Friday, Gumi explained that the […]

Naija News

Atiku’s wife speaks on general 2019 elections

Titi Abubakar, wife of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday urged women to vote for credible leaders in the 2019 general elections. Abubakar said this while speaking at the 2018 Diocesan Women Conference of the Church of Nigeria ( Anglican Communion) in Abuja. She advised them to participate actively in the forthcoming […]

Naija News

Atiku vs Buhari: Clark reveals who South South will vote for, gives reasons

Elder statesman and Convener of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Chief Edwin Clark, has given reason the people of the region will vote the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He said Atiku Abubakar will be voted because of his promise to restructure the country. Speaking to reporters in Abuja yesterday, the elder statesman criticised […]

Naija News

2019: Peter Obi finally speaks on being Atiku’s running mate, reveals next line of action

Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, on Saturday commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for picking him as his running mate. Abubakar had yesterday confirmed Obi as his running mate after both men met at the former’s home in Abuja to hold talks. Reacting to his selection, the former governor promised to work closely […]

Naija News

2019 presidency: Bode George speaks on Buhari refusing to handover to Atiku if defeated

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bode George, has spoken on the possibility of President Muhammadu Buhari refusing to concede defeat and handover if he loses the 2019 presidential election. There have been talks that the President may refuse to step aside if he eventual loses out, but George, former National Vice Chairman […]

Naija News

Buhari working hard to free Leah Sharibu, aid workers – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured the families of kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu and two abducted aid workers that the Federal Government will leave no stone unturned to secure their release. The Minister gave the assurance on Friday when he led a three-member Federal Government delegation to Maiduguri in Borno […]