2019: Don’t discuss Buhari’s re-election with me – Tinubu insists

2019: Don’t discuss Buhari’s re-election with me – Tinubu insists

A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday told journalists not to discuss the current clamour for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election with him. Tinubu said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after meeting behind closed doors with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. When asked […]

SERAP: Court compel Saraki, Dogara to account for N500bn ‘running cost’, disclose members monthly allowances

SERAP: Court compel Saraki, Dogara to account for N500bn ‘running cost’, disclose members monthly allowances

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing how exactly the National Assembly is run may soon have some answers, as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won the latest round in the legal battle to compel the Senate President Dr Bukola Sakari and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mr Dogara Yakubu to account for the […]

Metuh’s Trial: Court Bailiff 5 days to serve summon to Jonathan

Metuh’s Trial: Court Bailiff 5 days to serve summon to Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the court bailiff to serve the subpoena on former president, Goodluck Jonathan to appear as witness in the trial of former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh. Justice Okon Abang ruled that the ex- president is not to blame for his absence, as the bailiff ought to do more […]

Boko Haram: 17 killed, 18 wounded in suicide attack

Boko Haram: 17 killed, 18 wounded in suicide attack

The almost defeated Boko Haram has struck  killing 19 people and injuring 18 others in Borno State, the State Emergency Management Agency confirmed on Sunday. According to Daily Trust reported that at least 23, mostly children and women sustained critical injuries Executive Chairman of SEMA, Egnr. Ahmad Satomi  said in Maiduguri on Monday, that residents […]

EU denies favouring Buhari during 2015 general election

EU denies favouring Buhari during 2015 general election

The European Union (EU) has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria. Santiago Fisas, the former Chief Observer of the 2015 EU Election Observation Mission ( EU EOM), and Member of the European Parliament, said this in Abuja on Sunday while making clarification on EU assessment of […]

Oba of Benin suspends Enogie over breach of tradition

Oba of Benin suspends Enogie over breach of tradition

The Benin Traditional Council has suspend the Enogie of Evbuomoma village, Chief Stephen Ohangbon, as well as Odionwere, Mr. Omorogieva Effionayi for alleged breaching of traditional norms and disrespecting emissaries of the Oba of Benin to his village on assignment. A statement signed by the BTC Secretary, Frank Irabor, said several reports had been registered […]

Nigeria@57: Presidency releases Buhari’s 57 achievements

Nigeria@57: Presidency releases Buhari’s 57 achievements

The Presidency on Saturday released what it called the 57 achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration as the nation marks 57 years of Independence. The list was released by the Vice President’s Office. The achievements were listed under different categories that included security and related matters, economy, anti-graft war and others. Topping the list of […]

Odigie-Oyegun’s comment on Anamebra election reckless – Victor Umeh

Odigie-Oyegun’s comment on Anamebra election reckless – Victor Umeh

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) Chief Victor Umeh has described the statement credited to the All progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on the forthcoming election in Anambra state as reckless, inflammatory, intimidating and undemocratic. It will be recalled that the APC chairman was quoted as saying […]

“Corruption may ‘kill’ Nigeria” soon – Prof Oyebode

“Corruption may ‘kill’ Nigeria” soon – Prof Oyebode

Akin Oyebode, Professor of International Law and Jurisprudence, University of Lagos has warned that “If drastic measures are not put in place urgently to contain it, corruption might ultimately result in the mortality of Nigeria as a nation-state” Oyebode spoke today at a roundtable organized by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in collaboration with the […]

2019: Northern govs, Amosun back Buhari for second term …as President’s aide confirms re-election bid

Governors from the northern states of the country who are members of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday said nothing would stop President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2019 election.

2019: Northern govs, Amosun back Buhari for second term …as President’s aide confirms re-election bid

Our Correspondents Governors from the northern states of the country who are members of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday said nothing would stop President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2019 election. Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, a close ally of the President, also backed Buhari for a second term. They spoke just as […]

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