Buhari: Why I am seeking re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he declared his intentions to run for another term in office on Monday, April 9, 2018, during the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby in London Wednesday, President Buhari said: “I declared before leaving home […]

Looters’ list: Lawyers fault FG

Lawyers: Photo Source: newsflash.com By Adaeze Iroha Some lawyers on Wednesday advised the Federal Government to presume suspected treasury looters innocent until found guilty, in an efforts to uphold the rule of law. The lawyers gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. They reacted to the recently released […]

Tuface declares interest to run for political office

Multiple music award winner, Innocent Idibia, has announced his entrant into politics. He, however, did not reveal under which political platform and at what level he would be seeking to actualise his political aspiration. Idibia said he was interested in affecting lives positively and would soon pick up the challenge of a political position. “Politics […]

Bayelsa government sacks 222 media workers

Bayelsa State Government has commenced plans to downsize its workforce with the sack of about 222 staffers from its radio station and newspaper. About 86 staff of New Waves Newspaper and 136 others from Radio Bayelsa were affected in the exercise. The Bayelsa Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Wednesday condemned the […]

Vice President Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as the Federal Ministries of Information and Culture as well as Women Affairs brief the Council on their activities since Nov. 2015 till today. The meeting of the Council which started at about 11.00 a.m. at the Council Chamber of the presidential […]

AAUA tuition hike: Protest enters third day, grounds commercial activities in Akure

Commercial activities have been grounded in Akure, the capital of Ondo state following the continuous protest by students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) over hike in their tuition. The protest which started on Monday morning continued this morning with market women and other mothers joining the protest. They are demanding a total […]

Nigerian customs intercept N74.4m worth of imported marijuana

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, in Lagos Wednesday said it had seized 98 bags and 570 parcels of Indian hemp with duty paid value at N74.4 million. The agency said the drugs were coming from Togo and Ghana and a suspect had been arrested in connection to the seizure. It added that the […]

APC begins process to elect new leadership

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has started the process to elect a new leadership. Information emerged that the party has submitted a 21-day notice to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a requirement for the conduct of congresses and national convention. Time table for ward, local government and states congresses, as well as the national […]

Champions League: Hold Messi responsible for Barcelona’s defeat to Roma – Barnes

Former Liverpool star, John Barnes has blamed forward, Lionel Messi for Barcelona’s 3-0 shock defeat to Roma on Tuesday night in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals match. Barnes, who saw Roma overturn a 4-1 deficit to go through to the semi-finals of the competition on away goals, said Barca’s exit from […]