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Constitution Review: Senator Saraki hails 25 state assemblies

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, commended 25 state assemblies for voting on the Constitution Ammendment passed by the National Assembly in 2017.

NPC chief Ganji Bello to resume work on January 29

The Federal Government has directed Dr Ganji Bello, Director-General, National Population Commission (NPC) to resume work on Monday, Jan. 29.

President Buhari fit to continue his good work – Garba Shehu

The spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, says his principal is fit and strong to continue “his good work” beyond 2019.

PDP to challenge Edo local govt electoral law amendment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo State chapter, Thursday resolved to challenge the recent amendment of the Edo State Local Government Electoral Law by the State House of Assembly.

PDP asks Minister Rotimi Amaechi to resign over role in President Buhari’s re-election bid

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the immediate resignation of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, from the Federal Executive Council over his role in President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid.

Biafra: Ask Abaribe, others if you are looking for Kanu – Presidency tells IPOB

The Presidency has said that those demanding for the whereabouts of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, should direct their inquiries to those who signed Kanu’s bail in April.

Local govt autonomy is anti-federalism – Aregbesola

Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has declared that granting Local Government Councils in the country full autonomy will amount to completely disruption of the federal system of government that the nation is operating.

Chibok girls: Fani-Kayode is a liar – Alhassan

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has accused a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, of telling lies against her.


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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

The Taraba State Government has temporarily suspended the Anti-Open Grazing law in the state to allow for some amendments as farmers and herdsmen agree to shield swords.

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Morgan Tsvangirai, ‘was the enduring face of Zimbabwe’s downtrodden opposition’

Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.

White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday constituted a panel to probe the recent cases of possible underage voting in Kano State.

No terror link in NSA shooting – FBI

The shooting incident on Wednesday at the headquarters of the US National Security Agency outside Washington does not appear to be a terror attack, an FBI official said.

Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.