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Cross River rerun: INEC confirms kidnap, release of presiding officer

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the abduction of the Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) in riverine Afafanyi/Igonigoni Ward of Cross River and hijack of election materials by unknown gone. The violent incident, according to INEC hampered...

2021: Governor Akeredolu dares APC to drop him and lose Ondo

Ahead of next year’s election governorship election in Ondo State, in which his position is being eyed by some interested party members, the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday dared the leadership of the All Progressives Congress...

Imo: Protest rocks Abuja over Supreme Court ruling, Ihedioha sack [VIDEO]

Protest on Monday rocked the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja over the Supreme Court judgement which sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as Imo Governor, and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

VP Osinbajo: We’ll not take armed forces for granted

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government would continue to recognise the sacrifices of the men and women of the nation’s armed forces. Osinbajo gave the assurance during an interdenominational Church service organised by the...

Federal government releases new national security strategy document

President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government has released a new National Security Strategy (NSS) document. It would replace Nigeria’s first NSS launched in November 2014 under former President Goodluck Jonathan administration. At the NSS 2019 Sensitization Session in Abuja on...

President Buhari: Don’t use my name to canvass for votes in 2023

Speaking on the next general elections in 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari sounded a note of warning to potential candidates, advising them to work hard as, according to him, he would not allow his name to be used to...

Police parade suspected robbers in Abuja — in pictures

Customs seize N7.6 million smuggled petrol at Seme border The Seme Area Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized Premium Motor Spirit worth N7,697,299.00 in the last eleven months of 2019. This is even as the Command...

Man jailed for stealing electricity bulb

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, sentenced one Saidu Ahmadu to three weeks in prison for housebreaking and theft of a light bulb. The Judge, Alhaji Inuwa Maiwada, sentenced Ahmadu after...

NIHOTOUR: Nigeria stands to reap benefits from tourism with improved infrastructure

Dr Momoh Kabir, Director-General, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, says Nigeria stands the chance to reap immense economic benefits from tourism with improved infrastructure in the sector. Speaking in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, Kabir stressed...

President Buhari urges state governments to improve access to quality education

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on state governments to take necessary actions to improve access to quality education in their states. Buhari, represented by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, made the call in Abuja at the National...
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Buhari, Osinbajo, governors dragged to court, asked to make their assets public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

2023: Doyin Okupe reveals why PDP can’t win election, kicks off fresh campaign

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for...

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Kagarko Kaduna rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) for Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, Hon. Nuhu...

LaLiga: Setien speaks after Barcelona’s 2-0 defeat to Valencia

Barcelona manager, Quique Setien has reacted to his side’s La Liga 2-0 defeat to Valencia on Saturday. Valencia defeated Barcelona, thanks to Maxi...