Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to election materials

Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) sitting at the Court of Appeal, Abuja has granted leave to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to inspect materials used for the February 23 presidential election. A three-member panel of justices presided by Justice Abdul Aboki on Thursday unanimously granted the application brought separately by both […]

End of HIV/AIDS in sight in Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday unveiled the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) report, saying the end of the disease was in sight in the country. Unveiling the NAIIS at the Presidential Villa Abuja, he said the availability of accurate and reliable HIV data for the country was crucial for planning effective health interventions to […]

I’ll surpass Saraki’s achievements in four years, says senator-elect

The Senator-elect for Kwara Central, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, has promised to surpass the achievements so far made by the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki. Oloriegbe, who defeated Saraki in the just-concluded National Assembly election, said his performance in the Senate within the next four years, would surpass whatever achievements that were being attributed to […]

BREAKING: 40 dead in New Zealand mosques shooting

Forty people have been shot dead and 20 injured in shootings at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch during Friday afternoon prayers. The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, called it a terrorist attack and said it was “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”. It is the worst mass shooting in the country’s history. […]

Atiku, Makinde in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

Former vice president and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; and governor-elect in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde,  held separate closed-door meetings with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Thursday. Our correspondent gathered that Atiku arrived at Obasanjo Presidential Library around 1pm  and spent one hour […]

Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to election materials

Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) sitting at the Court of Appeal, Abuja has granted leave to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to inspect materials used for the February 23 presidential election. A three-member panel of justices presided by Justice Abdul Aboki on Thursday unanimously granted the application brought separately by both […]

Presidency yet to decide on N/Assembly leadership positions

The Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have not taken any decision on the zoning of the positions of presiding officers of the 9th Assembly, Daily Trust has reliably gathered yesterday. Our correspondent reports that there have been speculations that the positions of the presiding officers have been zoned to the northeast and south […]

Gov. El-Rufa’i dismisses accident rumour

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’i, on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the rumour going around in the social media that he was involved in an accident. Mr El-Rufa’i said in a Hausa audio message made available to newsmen on Thursday in Kaduna, that the rumour being circulated was absolutely false. The News Agency […]