2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »


China deny role in Zimbabwe crisis

ReutersGeneral Constantino Chiwenga (pictured at last week’s inauguration) visited China earlier this month The Chinese government has dismissed speculation it was involved in the overthrow of Robert Mugabe. Questions over the possible role Zimbabwe’s long-time ally may have played were

Rich Nigerians targeted over tax payments

AFPNigeria is recovering from a recession Nigeria’s government plans to write to 500 wealthy Nigerians with property and trusts abroad, urging them to come clean about their tax status or risk being being prosecuted and fined. In a statement, the

Darfur war crimes suspect arrested

Sudan has arrested a milita chief described by a human rights group as “the poster child for Janjaweed atrocities in Darfur” – nine years after he was appointed as a government aide. Musa Hilal was arrested by Sudan’s counter-insurgency forces

Cake Festival In Abuja, Nigeria

By Chris Ewokor for BBC Africa A cake festival is being held in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, to celebrate the West African state’s history and culture since independence in 1960. Bakers have been asked to depict key moments in the former

Cameroon’s Eto’o denies saving ‘slaves’ from Libya

 People on social media are sharing photos appearing to show migrants returning home from Libya after being released from slavery. However, the top image dates back at least a year and shows migrants leaving Libya for Burkina Faso: View image on

PHOTOS: Tinubu on board as Buhari heads to Abidjan for EU-AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) have departed Abuja for the European Union-African Union (EU-AU) summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar; Bauchi governor, and Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom governor, are also

Revealed! The Position Of The National Secretariat Of Mdzough U Tiv On Lagos State Chapter

Mdzough U Tiv National Secretariat’s attention has been drawn to the malicious and defamatory stories by some members of the Tiv community in Lagos against the National Secretariat and in particular against our able President General, Chief Engr. Edward Iyorshaa

PhotoNews: Abounu Commences Interactive Meetings With The Grassroots

Gets endorsement for 2019 Elections. Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr Benson Abounu yesterday commenced a tour of the 9 local government areas in Benue South Senatorial District with visits to Agatu and Apa local government areas and a promise that

Adamawa Attack: Sultan Talks Tough; Warns Against Killing Of Fulani

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Sunday condemned the killing of dozens of Fulanis in Numan area of Adamawa State. The sultan, foremost traditional ruler in Northern Nigeria, warned that the Fulani’s patience and silence over recent killings

Ortom: Miyetti Allah’s Threats Won’t Stop Open Grazing Prohibition Law in Benue

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Saturday hinted that the Fulani Socio-cultural group, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore’s constant threat won’t stop the state’s stand against open grazing prohibition in the state. Ortom noted that the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches

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