FULL LIST: Lagos, Ebonyi… supplementary elections will hold in these 18 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says Saturday’s supplementary elections will take place in 18 states. A document released by INEC on Thursday showed supplementary governorship polls will hold in five states including Bauchi (14 LGAs), Benue (22 LGAs, Plateau (9 LGAs) Kano (29 LGAs) and Sokoto (22 LGAs) It said although an Adamawa state high […]

FG closes case against Onnoghen

…Suspended CJN to file no-case submission Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday closed its case of false and non-declaration of charges preferred against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Although, the prosecution led by Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN) had proposed to call six witnesses […]

Why a Nigerian MIT graduate turned down 6-figure paycheck in the US and returned home

By Nzekwe Henry There’s a certain allure that accompanies being one of the best graduating students in any educational institution for that matter, not to mention one as prestigious as the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Boston, U.S.A. Finishing at the top end of your class from such an institution, to a reasonable […]

Alleged diversion of N20bn IDPs money -fake news: Gov. Lalong

Lalong launches N550m water project in Plateau Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has describe as fake news allegations by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Sen. Jeremiah Useni that he diverted N20 billion meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. Useni had alleged at a news conference on Wednesday that Lalong diverted the money […]

Don’t sell donated farm inputs to re-marry – Gaidam Emir

The Emir of Gaidam (Mai Ngazargamu), Alhaji Tijjani Sale Gaidam, has urged irrigation farmers that benefited from water pumps and other farm input not to sell them and use the money marry more wives.The emir, who spoke at the distribution of the equipment to 150 irrigation farmers on Thursday in Gaidam town, said the inputs […]

Tribunal orders INEC to grant Shehu Sani access to inspect election materials

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central at the upper chamber of the National Assembly has been granted access to inspect elections ‎ materials ‎used during the February 23 National Assembly elections in his constituency. Justice A. H. Suleiman who is the Chairman of Kaduna State’s National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal granted […]

Niger: Fear Grips Commissioners, Others Over Imminent Cabinet Reshuffle

Minna – Commissioners and other political appointees in Niger State have intensified lobbying to retain their seats as others who had worked for the success of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the just concluded general elections are in desperate moves to be rewarded with appointments in the imminent cabinet reshuffle. The commissioners, who were said […]