Atiku Heads To Supreme Court Over INEC Server

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to challenge, at the Supreme Court, the dismissal of their application to be granted access to inspect the central server allegedly used by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to transmit results of the last general election. Recall that the Presidential Election Petition

Nigeria’s Debts Too Much – US Warns

United States of America, USA top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, on Monday warned African countries to be mindful of their debt burden. Nagy, who spoke in Pretoria, South Africa, warned that African countries owing amount they cannot pay back, not to expect being bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief. Nagy, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State

Kidnapping Stories In Nigeria Are Not True, Some Are Fuelled By Politics – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country. Speaking at a townhall meeting in New York on Sunday evening, Osinbajo said the social media “tends to be hysterical about practically everything”. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports

Stop Attacking Nigerians Now! – FG Warns Ghana, Togo

The Federal Government has warned Ghana and Togo to desist from attacking Nigerians in their respective countries, Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) chairman, Abike Dabiri-Erewa confirms this. Abike Dabiri-Erewa made this known while speaking to journalists shortly after her meeting with President Buhari on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Abike also stressed that foreign countries should rather

Oshiomhole Wants To Godfather By Force – Oyegun

John Odigie-Oyegun, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused his successor, Adams Oshiomhole of distracting the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki from governance. He alleged that Oshiomhole was engaging in anti-party activities to create distractions for Obaseki. Reacting to the decision of the APC National Working Committee (NWC) on the crisis

Ha! My Predecessor (APC) Spent N2.3bn On Burial In Five Months – Bauchi Governor

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed who is PDP has alleged that his predecessor, APC Mohammed Abubakar, spent N2.3bn to buy materials for burial in the state. But Abubakar has dismissed the allegation, describing it as laughable. The governor, who spoke through his spokesperson, Dr Ladan Salihu, in an interview with journalists in Bauchi, said

NPA Sacks Atiku Company

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has explained why it terminated the services of Intels Nigeria Limited from the eastern ports of Calabar, Delta and Port Harcourt. The company, co-owned by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, provides comprehensive integrated logistics services for the Nigerian oil and gas industry and has 30 years of experience in port management

AFCON 2019: Iheanacho Set To Replace Samuel Kalu In Super Eagles Squad

Following Samuel Kalu’s sad incident yesterday, Kelechi Iheanacho has been contacted by NFF and placed on standby. Kalu’s apparent cardiovascular issue may rule him out of #AFCON2019 but the full medical report is being awaited to ascertain. Nigeria’s Samuel Kalu was taken to hospital after suffering from dehydration in training ahead of the Africa Cup

Despite Ruling Nigeria For 42 years, North Still The Poorest – Moghalu

Presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, Kingsley Moghalu has blamed northern elites and politicians of encouraging poverty among the masses. Moghalu made this statement on Sunday while speaking at the Ra’ayi Initiative for Human Development (RIHD) annual lecture, in Kano. He spoke on “Northern Nigeria’s prosperity in the 21st Century:

Buhari Signs Mutual Assistance Bill To Prosecute Offenders Within, Outside Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill, 2019 into law. It is to ensure the prosecution of offenders in criminal cases whether they are within the country or outside the country. Such offenders will be prosecuted and punished both at home and in countries where mutual assistance relationship with Nigeria

Oshiomhole Asks IGP To Seal Off Bauchi Assembly, Says APC Won’t Accept Illegality

National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to seal off the Bauchi State House of Assembly. On Wednesday, two factional Speakers emerged on the floor of the state Parliament, with 11 lawmakers loyal to the Bauchi State governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of

Nepotism Is Corruption, Obasanjo Tells Presidency

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that nepotism in Nigeria is obstructing the fight against corruption.In what seemed like reporting the country’s leadership to the world, the elder statesman, before a gathering of investors at the ongoing yearly meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow, accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of

Rivers University Lecturer Killed Because He Recognized One Of The Robbers – Police

An investigation by the Rivers state Police command has revealed that Professor Emmanuel Amadi, the lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Rivers state University, who was murdered in his home in Rumuolumeni in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday June 19th, was killed after he recognised one of the robbers that attacked

PDP Sells Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Election Forms At N21m, Higher Than 2019 Presidential Forms

Ahead of the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has pegged the purchase of its governorship elections forms at N21m. Rising from its 86th Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting at the party’s headquarters in Abuja, PDP pegged the nomination at N20 million and the expression of interest form

INEC To Register 200 Political Parties In 2023 – Nigerians React

Some Nigerians on Thursday reacted to the statement credited to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that Nigeria may go into the 2023 general elections with over 200 political parties on the ballot papers and result sheets. INEC’s national commissioner, Festus Okoye, made the statement in Abuja on Wednesday at an Electoral Reform Roundtable organised

Insecurity: FG Moves To Ban Almajiri System

Insecurity: FG moves The NSA disclosed this during a joint press briefing on the outcome of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Abuja. The federal government is considering proscribing the Almajiri system to address the rising insecurity in the country, the National Security Adviser