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BREAKING: You can’t access INEC server, Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal

Atiku and PDP had alleged in their petition pending before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the “authentic” results of the February 23, 2019 election which gave them victory were stored in the said INEC server.

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BREAKING: EFCC raids Ambode’s home in Epe

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday morning raided the home of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe area of Lagos. A top aide of the former governor, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that EFCC operatives raided Ambode’s home. He revealed …

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Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

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Nigerian army discover illegal gun factory in Benue state

The Nigerian army have uncovered an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Buruku local government area of Benue state The suspected arms manufacturers were paraded before journalists in Makurdi on Wednesday, August 14. 10 suspected criminals from neighbouring Nasarawa state who allegedly specialise in robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling were also …

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House of Reps Summon Emefiele, NNPC, DSS Boss

The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari; and Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.); and the Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi. The …

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PDP tasks army, police, DSS over abduction of party’s local govt chairman in Kogi

PDP charged the Nigerian Army, police, DSS to intensify efforts to secure the release of its LG party chairman in Kogi. The opposition party claimed the security agencies are not doing enough to secure the release of the victim who was abducted on Saturday, August 10. President Buhari was also …

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Only APC members will make cabinet- Oyetola

He said, “I will run an all-inclusive government because my party will have a say in the way we will run our administration.”

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APC governors react to RevolutionNow protests, say call for disorder is condemnable.

The progressive governors’ forum has reacted to the protests by members of RevolutionNow over alleged bad governance Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagudu, who is the chairman of the forum, said that no government would condone civil unrest in the country Bagudu, however, noted that there were better ways to channel …

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EFCC arraigns Ex-INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu who denies N1.23bn fraud

Iwu was arraigned on four counts before the Federal High Court in Lagos.

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Presidency Blasts Atiku Over Comments On Alleged Secret Burial Of Soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari The Presidency has accused former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of blackmailing the military and denigrating the nation’s democracy over his comments on a report of an alleged secret site where fallen soldiers were buried in Borno State without the consent of their family members. The presidential candidate of …

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Ministerial Nominees: Senate To Conclude Screening Today

The Nigerian Senate is set to conclude the confirmation screening of ministerial Nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari. The screening which started last week had successful screened a total of 40 different nominees before Tuesday. Naija News understands that the senate has started screening of the ministerial nominee from Taraba, Engr. Saleh Mamman. The …

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I Am Smarter Than Bukola Saraki’- Adams Oshiomole

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole, is of the opinion that he is politically smarter than Bukola Sarakidue to the latter’s loss in the last general election. The APC chieftain made this known while answering questions from state house correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari on Monday, in Abuja. Saraki and Oshiomhole ”Remember I …

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El-Zakzaky and wife absent, as court fixes Aug 5 for ruling on bail application

Falana said that his clients had not been given adequate medical care since their detention on December 14, 2015.

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BREAKING: INEC’s Lawyer to Tribunal; We won’t call witnesses because Atiku’s witnesses supported our case.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday that it would not call any witness to defend its case in respect of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku and his party are by their petition challenging the outcome of …

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Lawmakers Flee As Snake Falls From Roof Of Ondo Assembly During Plenary

A drama played out at the Ondo State House of Assembly on Thursday in south-west Nigeria This followed the appearance of a snake which fell from the roof of the Assembly while lawmakers were holding plenary. The development forced the members to scamper to safety, leaving Thursday’s proceeding disrupted. However, …

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Reps pass new rules for electing presiding officers.

House of Reps

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Atiku Abubakar Declares Intention To Run For President in 2019

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has officially declared his intention to run for president in 2019 on the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Mr Abubakar announced his candidacy in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Tuesday, four months after dumping the All Progressives Congress. The former Vice President …

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Buhari Rejects Tenure Extension For APC National Chairman, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the tenure extension of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman and other elected state officials as illegal. Addressing members of the National Executive Committee of the Party in Abuja on Tuesday, theA�President described the process as illegal. He explained that after due consultation, it …

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Wea��ve Learnt From Our Mistakes, PDP Apologises To Nigerians

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has apologised to Nigerians for what he described as mistakes made while the party was in power prior to the 2015 general elections. Giving a keynote speech on Monday, at an event in Abuja with the theme: Nation-building: Resetting …

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South Africa Let Me Down, Says Mugabe

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says South Africa should have sent troops instead of a team of negotiators to prevent his ouster by the military last year. Mugabe said his regional neighbours betrayed him a�?in a sensea�?, in an interview with the privately-owned Zimbabwe Independent newspaper and other regional and …

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I wona��t allow Araraume destroy APC a��Okorocha

OWERRIa��GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State,A� yesterday, declared that he would not allowA�A� Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, to destroy the All Progressive Congress, APC, he suffered to build in the state. Okorocha was reacting through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo, to a statement credited to Araraume, that he (Araraume) …

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Anger In South Africa Over Legal Fees Of Ex-President Zuma

South Africaa��s government was facing growing questions on Thursday over who should foot the legal bills of former president Jacob Zuma as he fights numerous allegations of corruption. His successor President Cyril Ramaphosa appeared to endorse underwriting the mounting legal court costs of his erstwhile political master. a�?The acts on …

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Obasanjo Encourages Women To Participate More In Politics

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian women to play more prominent roles in the nationa��s politics. The former President said this on Thursday while delivering a keynote speech at the annual Women in Business conference in Lagos State. This yeara��s edition of the conference has the global theme …

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DSS Arrests Former Kano Governora��s Aide Over Alleged Terrorism Threat

Operatives of the Department of State Services have arrested Mr Yunusa Dangwani, an ex-Chief of Staff to a former Kano State governor over alleged threat of terrorism. Mr Dangwani was said to have been arrested for allegedly threatening Mrs Hafsat, the wife of Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Sources at …

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INEC to publish political partiesa�� manifestoes ON MARCH 22, 20181:11 PMIN NEWS, POLITICS0 COMMENTS

ABUJA a�� Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has pledged to make public the manifestos of all political parties to allow Nigerians make informed choices at the polls. Chairman of Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the appeal when he paid a courtesy visit on …

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Alleged N5.6bn fraud: ICPC to declare Jang wanted

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it may declare former Governor of Plateau, Sen. Jonah Jang, wanted for refusing to honour its invitations. Indication to this was given by Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. She said …

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BREAKING NEWS: THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR FOR IMO STATE APPOINTS NEWS COMMISSIONERS AND SPECIAL ADVISERS

PRESS RELEASE BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE LABOUR ROOM GOVERNOR FOR IMO STATE THROUGH HIS SPECIAL ASSISTANT ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY HON.DON MARTYN LUTHER O.NWOSU As you may have known, Labour room is the next big thing deliberately tailored to help unravel, unlock and birth a new Nigeria. It is geared …

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South Sudan rebel leader heads to South Africa for medical tests

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, a pariah for the West since his call last month for renewed civil war, headed to South Africa for medical check-ups on Wednesday, an AFP correspondent reported. In what he billed as his first media appearance since he fled the South Sudanese capital Juba …

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Nigeria spends N73 billion on federal roads in 2016 a�� Fashola

The Federal Government has so far spent N73 billion on road projects across the country. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, disclosed this on Thursday in Katsina at the 22nd National Council of Works meeting. The meeting has a�?Prioritisation and Optimisation of Allocated Road Infrastructure Fundsa�? as …

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Ibe Kachikwu Sacked By Buhari As GMD Of NNPC-Replaced With Maikanti Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Emmanuel Ibe KachikwuA�as the group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and replaced him with MaikantiA�Baru. In a press statementA�issued today in Abuja, the president office stated that Kachikwu as the minister for State for Petroleum will now be the chairman of the …

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