Wonderful!!!!! Ekweremadu was interrogated on the 22 choice property he acquired around the world especially in Abuja and Dubai. The acquisition began immediately he got into the Senate. He denied the ownership. But when EFCC started bringing out documents relating to the acquisitions, he changed to: my lawyer will reply you on that, my lawyer […]

CUPP unveils secretariat, names committees

The Coalition of United Political Parties has unveiled its national secretariat in Abuja. CUPP is an alliance of 39 political parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party and Labour Party. The coalition was formed with the aim of wrestling power from the ruling All Progressives Congress in 2019. Members of the coalition recently […]

Health minister warns Nigerians against delivering babies at home

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has warned Nigerians against delivering babies at home and circumcision by unqualified hands. He said such acts are some of the major causes of Hepatitis. According to a report, Mr Adewole said this in Abuja on Tuesday at a briefing held to mark the 2018 World Hepatitis Day. About […]

Defection: No politics in Sultanate council

The Sultanate Council of Sokoto has dissociated itself from a post being circulated in the social media conveying the support of the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, for the defection of Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the People’s Democracy Party, PDP. Mr Tambuwal dumped the […]

Minister: Apapa ports phase 1 of Lagos-Ibadan rail project takes off next week

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, visited the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, revealing that work on the Apapa corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail project would commence next week. Amaechi, who spoke to journalists after a strategic meeting with the Governor and his team at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, said […]

Federal government considers compulsory levy for students in primary, secondary schools

The federal government on Thursday argued for the payment of compulsory levy by students in primary and secondary schools across Nigeria. The levy was debated on Thursday at the 63rd ministerial session of the National Council Education (NCE). The approval for the levy was initially contained in the communique from the session but was later […]

Governor Umahi bars APC from using Abakaliki Stadium for rally

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has barred members of the All Progressives Congress, Ebonyi State Chapter, from using the Abakaliki Township Stadium as venue of its rally scheduled to hold on Saturday. Umahi, who spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel Uzor, made the assertion on Thursday while addressing members of the State Chapter of […]

Federal government blames insecurity on poor logistics, insufficient ammunition

The Federal Government has blamed the spate of killings in the country on poor logistics, insufficient weapons and ammunition, indiscipline, poor attitude to duty, and poor welfare among the personnel of the security agencies in the field. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), said this, on Thursday, in Abuja, while making an opening remarks […]

Security chiefs meet Buhari, request for more equipment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the nation’s security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that the meeting was meant to review ongoing efforts aimed at tackling security challenges across the country. Those who attended the meeting included the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali; National Security Adviser, Babagana […]

Buhari approves N72.9bn for 10-lane road in Lagos

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved N72.9billion for the reconstruction of the road from Apapa to the toll gate on Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Lagos state. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known to State house Correspondents in Abuja after the weekly cabinet meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. […]