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2019: No credible candidate besides President Buhari – Governor Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday said there was no other credible candidate for the 2019 presidential election that has the capacity to move Nigeria forward apart from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ex-LG chairman, 5000 APC members defect to PDP in Delta

Former Chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Council, in Delta State, Chief Friday Akpoyibo, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the All Progressives Congress, alongside over 5,000 of his followers.

2019: Steer clear of Ogun politics – Abiodun Akinlade tells Governor Ajimobi

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, has told Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to steer clear of Ogun State politics.

2019: General Ibrahim Babangida urges PDP to remain focused

Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, on Monday, in Minna, the Niger State capital, told some founding members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) remain focus in their political activities if they are to wrestle power from the ruling party (APC) come 2019.

Ex-Governor Sule Lamido blasts President Buhari over $25bn NNPC contract

A former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has criticised ‎the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government for “illegally” spending $25 billion that was not legally appropriated by the National assembly.

President Buhari must justify appointments, project – CACOL

The Executive Chairman of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, Debo Adeniran, has urged people not to be quick in criticising President Muhammadu Buhari on the perceived nepotism in appointments and projects allocations carried out by his administration.

Why Goodluck Jonathan, PDP lost 2015 presidential election – Ahmed Makarfi

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has said that the party under Former President Goodluck Jonathan lost the 2015 presidential election because the party was not communicating well with the electorates.

APC will soon fall apart – Ahmed Makarfi

The immediate future of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress is bleak, the leader of the leading opposition party in the country said on Sunday.

APC warns PDP against rigging Enugu council polls

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State have warned that on no account should the local government election scheduled to hold in the state on November 4 be rigged by anybody.

Lawmakers enjoy free treatment at Aso Rock clinic – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said members of the National Assembly were among persons who enjoyed free medical services from the State House Medical Centre which the federal lawmakers are currently investigating.

Gbenga Daniel qualified to be PDP national chairman – Bamanga Tukur

A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has thrown his weight behind the candidature of Otunba Gbenga Daniel as the next National Chairman of the party.

Ex-Governor Orji Kalu denies saying IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu escaped to London

A former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Orji Uzor Kalu, has denied saying leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, had escaped to London.

President Buhari’s govt marginalizing South East – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, has insisted that the South East region is being marginalized.

Nigeria must borrow more to deliver infrastructure – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday, said the nation must borrow more in the short term to deliver critical infrastructural projects such as roads, rail and power.

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Eko DisCo explains cause of outage in Orile, Surulere

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday attributed the power outage in Orile and Surulere areas of Lagos to a multiple fault on 11 KV feeder covering the area.

Why I called for international conference on Northeast – Senator Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said he called for an international conference on the Northeast and the Boko Haram so as to raise funds for rehabilitation of the region.

Enugu court remands Bishop Ginika Obi over N500m fraud

The Police Command in Enugu says a cleric, Bishop Ginika Obi, recently arrested over his alleged advance fee fraud involving over N500m, has been remanded in Enugu Maximum Prison.

Governor Bindow tasks Adamawa stakeholders on fight against poverty

Governor Muhammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State has called on stakeholders in human capacity development, in the state, to support government’s effort at eradicating extreme poverty in the state.

UN scribe Antonio Guterres wants UN to help tackle Sahel violence

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that Africa's Sahel region was descending into all-out violence and said the United Nations must help the region confront the threat from Islamist militants.

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National Assembly is committed to strengthening Intra-Africa trade relations – Senator Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday re-echoed the determination of the National Assembly to work towards strengthening trade relations between Nigeria and Ghana as well as other African countries.

Censors Board seizes pirated films worth N150m

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it has seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N150 million in Edo, Kaduna and Lagos States.

Judge adjourns Olubadan’s suit against Governor Ajimobi

Justice Olujumoke Aiki, the presiding judge in the suit instituted by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and 21 new Obas in the state has adjourned till November 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.

Governor Amosun denies alleged EFCC raid on Lagos home

Ogun State​ governor​, Ibikunle Amosun, ​has denied the ​”​false reports on the social media​” that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) visited his residence in Lagos and recovered huge sums of money.

Zinedine Zidane ‘very happy’ to see Cristiano Ronaldo end La Liga goalless run

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said it was "important" that Cristiano Ronaldo ended his La Liga scoring drought this season with a late winner in Saturday afternoon's 2-1 victory at Getafe.