The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of an agency on robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) for the South East.
Despite the current posture of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), where it sounds unperturbed by the recent gale of defections, there are indications that the party is actually rattled and might be in dilemma about its chances in the next elections.
Ibrahim Babangida, former military head of state, has given Ahmed Makarfi his blessings to contest the 2019 presidential election.
Ayo Adebanjo, a chieftain of Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has insisted that the defection of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and other bigwigs from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will affect President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid in 2019.
A former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress, Chief Iyiola Oyedepo, has said that the APC in the state is in coalition with 15 other parties to wrest political powers in the state from the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Strong indications emerged on Saturday that Senator Barnabas Gemade might have bowed to pressure to assume the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Benue State instead of returning to the Senate for a third term.
An All Progressives Congress Senator from Sokoto State, Aliyu Wamakko, staged a grand homecoming to Sokoto on Saturday, saying that defectors to the Peoples Democratic Party and other political parties from the APC, will surely regret their actions.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his erstwhile deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, clashed, again, yesterday, after the former, said God will not forgive him if he supports Atiku’s presidential bid ahead of 2019 elections.
The senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Sonni Ogbuoji, and an ex-Minister of State for Power and Steel, Goddy Ogbaga and 13 others on Saturday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says ex-vice president Atiku Abubakar “can never enjoy” his support for a political office.
A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says he will support any credible candidate produced by the Ogun West senatorial district for the governor of the state in 2019.
Former Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto on Saturday said defectors to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political parties from All Progressives Congress (APC) will surely regret their actions.
Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the elite in the nation’s politics are not comfortable with President Muhammadu Buhari and have therefore ganged up against him, adding that the President has done nothing wrong except that the elite, for fear of molestations for corrupt practices or for their continued marginalization of the ordinary people, have risen against him.
Nigerian first Olympic gold medalist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, on Saturday that Nigeria’s hosting of the ongoing 21st Africa Senior Athletics Championships would help its athletes to aspire to be the best.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said its fighter jets have again destroyed more strongholds of the Boko Haram terrorists and killed scores of their fighters at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that the government will pull down houses where kidnappers are found and their certificates of occupancy revoked.
The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.
The Presidency on Saturday cleared the air on the responsibilities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and that of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.
Tragedy struck in Imo State on Friday after a retired policeman, Emezim Duru, shot and killed a yet-to-be-identified man at an ongoing festival in the state.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
Leicester City midfielder James Maddison has lauded former team-mate Harry Maguire for his conduct this summer, despite seeking a move to Manchester United.
To unleash the full economic potential in the Nigerian power sector, Siemens AG has said that the sector must not only aim to remove Aggregate Technical, Commercial, and Collections losses, ATC&C, but also increase its generation capacity.
US leader President Donald Trump declared total victory against ISIS too early in March as reports by US and Iraqi intelligence indicate that the group is far from being buried.g
Lionel Messi is in line to return from injury for Barcelona this weekend against Real Betis at the Camp Nou.