Falana to DSS: You lied on Sowore’s re-arrest, court invasion

  Sowore: detained by a defiant DSS Senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has stunningly revealed that the leader of the armed DSS operatives who stormed...

Sowore: Rights commission wants SSS officials charged with contempt

Omoyele Sowore The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for arrest and prosecution of officers of the Department of State Services (DSS) involved in...

How Sowore, Bakare were re-arrested – Femi Falana

Sowore: Shielded in court by his supporters as DSS operatives attempt to re-arrest him in courtroom. Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has...

Obaseki eulogises world’s first black female senator Afegbua

The celebrant, Princess Franca Afegbua (3rd from left); Mrs. Betsy Obaseki (4th from left); and members of Afegbua’s family By Jethro lbileke Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, wife...

Breaking: Senate passes 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion

The Nigerian Senate Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion into law. This is against the proposed budget of N10.33 trillion...

I’ve never collected kobo as pension from River state – Amaechi

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday revealed that he has never requested or collected pension as a former...

APC Women leaders applaud Lawan for peace in govt

  President Buhari (right) with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan (second left) and the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila putting heads together to move Nigeria forward. Women leaders of...

Fayemi supports establishment of Foreign Service Commission

Governor Fayemi of Ekiti state Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has expressed support for the call for the establishment of a Foreign Service Commission...

Buhari returns to Abuja

Buhari acknowledges greetings President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after five-day official visits to Malabo (Equatorial Guinea), Katsina and Kaduna State. The president had on...

Wike forwards names of 13 Commissioner-nominees for approval

Wike By Okafor Ofiebor After about eight months of waiting, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Monday sent names of 13 commissioner- nominees to the...

Breaking: New Speaker emerges in Taraba House of Assembly

Joseph Kunini, new Speaker The Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday, elected Joseph Kunini as the new Speaker of the Assembly. Also elected is Hamman-Adama...

Those misinforming Nigerians ignorant of dangers not passing Hate Speech bill – Abdullahi

Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said that opponents of the Hate Speech Bill are ignorant of...

Dino Melaye: Rise and fall of social media king

Dino Melaye: he plays politics on social media Senator Dino Melaye, finally on 30 November lost his bid to return to the Senate, beaten by...

Official: Adeyemi ousts Melaye from Senate

Senator Smart Adeyemi: winner of Kogi West senate seat Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress has ousted Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples...

Melaye crushed in Kogi West rerun, Senate seat gone

Senator Dino Melaye: no comeback in Kogi West rerun Richard Elesho/ Lokoja There appears to be no redemption, no comeback for Senator Dino Melaye in Kogi...

Kogi West: Melaye dispels rumour of poll cancellation

Richard Elesho/ Lokoja Sen. Dino Melaye Campaign Organization has urged people of Kogi West, particularly voters in the affected polling units where supplementary election will...

Why FG deducted 2.01bn from Osun’s allocation

Federal Government deducted the sum of N2.01bn from Osun state’s last allocation accruing to the state to service external debt and other contractual obligations. According...

Kogi Supplementary: No hiding place, Dino Melaye in make or mar poll

Melaye and Adeyemi By Kazeem Ugbodaga Senator Dino Melaye is certainly on the brink of final exit from the National Assembly. He is contesting the Kogi...

What Buhari said about traditional rulers in Ebonyi

President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said many traditional rulers in Nigeria worked very hard to preserve Nigeria’s peace, unity and development, adding that there...

INEC Begins Distribution Of Materials Ahead Of Kogi West Supplementary Election

Ahead of this Saturday’s Kogi West supplementary and the Ajaokuta Federal Constituency rerun election, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, began the distribution...

Why Obasanjo has stopped criticising Buhari

Buhari and Obasanjo By Fredrick Nwabufo On December 12, 2013, I woke up to Olusegun Obasanjo’s ‘Before it is too late’; a caustic letter to former...

Hate Speech: “I am surprised that this bill has resurfaced” – IBB

Former military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has reacted to the Hate Speech Bill sponsored by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi. Speaking in his Minna Uphill residence...

“No BVN, no salary”- Umahi warns

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has declared that there will be no salary for political office holders and civil servants...

Protest rocks National Assembly over social media bill

A group of protesters on Wednesday went to the National Assembly to demand the withdrawal of the bills on hate speech and social media. Deji...

Photo News: Buhari presides over FEC Meeting

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the State House, Abuja. R-L; Minister of State, Power, Mr...

Buhari mourns 13 French soldiers who died in Mali air mishap

A French military helicopter in Mali President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the death of 13 French soldiers in Mali on Tuesday...

Rivers Assembly swears in 31st PDP Lawmaker out 32 membership

PDP’s Hon. Tekenari Wellington Granville, sworn in as Lawmaker representing Asari-Toru constituency Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Rivers State House of Assembly has sworn in Tekenari Wellington...

Lawan seeks Nigeria, Cuba friendship deepened through parliaments

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has called for a closer interaction between the Nigerian National Assembly and the Parliament of Cuba as a...

We are ready for Kogi supplementary elections – INEC

  Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu By Richard Elesho The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it is ready for the supplementary election into Kogi...

N4.9 billion Fraud: Fani-Kayode, Usman’s trial adjourned

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, at the court premises Justice Ridwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday, further...

‘Hate speech, the root of Nigeria’s problem’ – Deputy Chief Whip

  Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate has highlighted why the hate speech bill should be signed into...

Abiodun’s assurance for Ogun citizens

Governor Dapo Abiodun The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has re-stated his administration’s commitment to operate an open door government and ensure even development...

6 major gains of border closure to Nigeria: FG

From left: National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno (Rtd); Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning Clement Agba; Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed;...

Sule Lamido: How not to be a Patriot and a Good Party Man

Alhaji Sule Lamido, former Jigawa State Governor Our attention has been drawn to a Sunday Sun publication of October 25, 2019 in which Alhaji Sule...

Why APC governors must implement N30,000 Minimum Wage – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomole The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has pleaded with all APC state governors to implement the N30,000 minimum wage and...

Social Media Bill is an unnecessary duplication of law – Sen. Tofowomo

Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo The Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Sen. Nicholas Tofowomo, said that the “Protection from Internet Falsehood and...

Border closure: FG sends ministerial delegation to Seme(video)

Lai Mohammed, Aregbesola and other members of the Ministerial delegation at Seme border on Monday A ministerial delegation, including minister of information and culture, Alhaji...

“Scrap the hate speech bill and beg Nigerians” – Fani Kayode says

FFK tweet Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani Kayode, former minister of aviation showed his displeasure at the Senate’s plan to amend the proposed death...

Ezekwesili, Fayemi to grace 2019 National Women’s Dialogue

Oby Ezekwesili The Minister for Women Affairs, Paulen Tallen; First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi; and former Vice-President of the World Bank, Obiageli...

Atiku’s quest to lead Nigeria will become reality – Okowa

Okowa congratulates Atiku. Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, GCON, as he turns 73 on Monday. In a statement by his...

EFCC Withdraws Deizani Linked Charges In $153 Million Corruption Case

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has withdrawn a 14 count charge filed against a former Minister of Petroleum, Deizani Madueke, along with...

Charles Dokubo: Buhari Has Kept His Promises To The People Of Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari has kept his promises to the people of Niger...

PDP flip-flops over Kogi West election, drops boycott threat

PDP flip-flops over Kogi West election. From boycott threat, it now wants to take part The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made a volte-face over...

Sowore: DSS reported to Africa’s rights commission

Yusuf Magaji Bichi, DG DSS: Agency holding Sowore, Bakare despite court order A Nigerian rights group has written the African Commission on Human and Peoples’...

Why lecturers must shun rigging, protect democracy – Jonathan

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan. Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has charged university lecturers to protect the integrity of the nation’s democracy by resisting the entreaties...

Ize-Iyamu’s defection: God has put confusion in APC – Edo PDP

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu By Jethro Ibileke Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Edo state, Chief Dan Orbih, has said that God has put confusion...

Gov. Ihedioha makes 11 important appointments

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha Governor Emeka Ihedioha has approved the appointment of Commander Ohiri Ikechukwu Chris as Chief Executive Officer of Imo State Traffic Management Agency. Other appointments...

Revenue Generation: Rivers govt to operate Treasury Single Account

R-L: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Representative of Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Mr David Tinad and Chairman of Rivers State Internal...

Gridlock: Lagos Assembly passes resolution on road maintenance

Lagos State House of Assembly The Lagos State House of Assembly on Friday passed a resolution urging Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to embark on scheduled maintenance...