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APC confirms Abbas as Kano party chair

​The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has approved the appointment of Abdullahi Abbas as acting chairman of the party in Kano State. Mr. Abbas will...

2011 contest: Ribadu was like a hostage, says Tinubu

Former Lagos State governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said his defunct party, Action...

Sheriff will work for APC in 2019, says Ganduje

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday said the new national chairman of the PDP, Ali Modu Sherriff, would end up working for...

PDP crisis deepens as BoT as sacks Bello Haliru as chairman

The crisis in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has deepened as the Board of Trustees (BoT) sacked its embattled chairman, Bello Halliru. The board...

Gov. Wike praises Supreme Court, flays Court of Appeal, tribunal

The Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has lauded the Supreme Court for ruling in his favour on Wednesday, saying the election petition tribunal...

Saraki replies Obasanjo’s letter, says Senate committed to good governance

The senate president, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to a letter sent to the National Assembly by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, saying the Senate is...

Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, appoints “right hand man” Chief of Staff

Hours after taking oath of office as governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has announced his first appointments. In a release he personally signed on...

Afenifere blasts Buhari’s budget, says confab report antidote to economic woes

A leading Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has described the 2016 budget as unrealistic, saying it was not targeted at recovery of the nation’s failing...

PDP chieftain, 1,200 others defect to APC in Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suffered a fresh setback in Edo State as Etsako Central Local Government chairman of the party, Sheikh Murktari...

Dogara inaugurates constitution review committee – See full list

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has inaugurated constitution review committee on Thursday. The deputy speaker, Yusuf Lasun, is to chair the...

PDP governors condemn handcuffing Metuh, say action meant to ridicule party

Governors elected under the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned the handcuffing of the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Chief Olisa Metuh,...

Name those who stole N1.3 trillion, Fayose challenges Lai Mohammed

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has challenged the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to name the 55 Nigerians he claimed have stolen N1.34...

Metuh deserves handcuffs – Oshiomhole

The Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has defended the handcuffing of the spokesman of the opposition PDP, Olisa Metuh, on Tuesday, saying the charges...

Supreme Court upholds Ortom’s election as Benue governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, following appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

‎How Jonathan threatened to cage me —Oshiomhole

‎Jethro Ibileke/Benin Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state has revealed how former President Goodluck Jonathan threatened to cage him after...

Breaking: Tribunal sacks Wike as Rivers Governor

Nyesom WikeThe Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal has sacked Nyesom Wike as the Governor of Rivers State. The tribunal, which delivered its ruling in Abuja...

Counsel’s death stalls hearing in human rights case

Demonstrators on 19 April after the election in Kaduna state The death of Mr Abudulfatai Bello, lead counsel to Registered Trustees of Jama'a Foundation,...

Appeal Court fixes Oct.19 to deliver judgment on Saraki’s appeal against CCT

Senator Bukola Saraki, Nigeria's Senate PresidentThe Court of Appeal on Friday fixed Oct.19 to deliver judgment in the appeal filed by Senate President, Bukola...

Fayose to Buhari: I can’t be intimidated

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tread cautiously and be mindful of the body...

Group denounces selective probes

Gbenro Adesina/Ibadan Ibrahim Lamorde A non-government organization known as'Watching the Watchers', has joined the public debate regarding allegations that Governor Babatunde Fashola spent N73.3 million of...

Amosun mourns Borno Deputy Governor

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, western Nigeria, has expressed his deep condolences to the government and people...

Alaibe, Lokpobiri, 1,500 others dump PDP for APC

Timi Alaibe The All Progressive Congress (APC) on Saturday received 1,150 new members in Bayelsa ahead of the governorship election in the state slated for...

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