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 »

 

Don’t go on strike, IG warns policemen

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has warned personnel allegedly threatening to embark on strike over unpaid arrears of promotion of dire consequences of breaching extant rules and regulations. This is contained in a statement issued by the Force

Buhari jets out to United Kingdom

By Levinus Nwabughiogu Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari Thursday left Abuja on a short working visit to the United Kingdom. A statement by the Director, Media and Publicity Directorate of All Progressives Congress Presidential

Africa’s ‘Albino Island’ by Nina Strochlic

As discrimination and violent attacks against albinos in Tanzania have soared, many have fled to the remote Ukerewe Island on Lake Victoria. On Tuesday, police discovered the mutilated body of an albino toddler in a Tanzanian forest. His death was

I’M READY FOR ANY COURT CASE – ORTOM

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, Chief Dr Samuel Ortom, has disclosed that he was ready for any court case and would willingly accept court papers any time, any day. He made the disclosure

Two technicians seriously injured on James Bond set in Austria

Two British technicians were seriously injured in a failed stunt on the set of the James Bond film “Spectre” in the Austrian Alps, police said on Wednesday. A car crashed into a platform on the set on Tuesday, pinning one

INEC insists on Card reader, says it’s constitutional

Abuja – Prof. Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that only card readers would be used for accreditation of voters for the general elections. Jega made this known while briefing the Senate on Wednesday in Abuja

PDP sues APC governorship candidate

Dr Samuel Ortom, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the central Nigerian state of Benue, on Wednesday said he was ready to face any litigation against him by the ruling PDP. Ortom decamped to the APC

Constitution review: 20 states reject LG autonomy

No fewer than 20 states in the country rejected autonomy for local governments in the fourth amendment to the 1999 Constitution (as amended), passed by the Senate on Wednesday. Our correspondent, who obtained a copy of the report of the

Picture Of Senator President Receiving Ash In Abuja To Mark The Beginning Of Lenten Season

To mark the beginning of Lenten season,Senate President,David Mark was today pictured while being administered with ash by Rev. fr. Innocent Joji in Abuja. Lenten season is a season in Catholic church to mark the remembrance of the sufferings of

Man, 28, sentenced to 6 days community service for stealing pot of soup

A Somolu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Monday sentenced a 28- year-old man, Abiodun Ojedokun,  to six days of community service for stealing a large pot of soup. The Magistrate, Mrs Bola Osunsanmi, sentenced the convict to 48 hours

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