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2019: President Buhari urged to veto revised election timetable

President Muhammadu Buhari’s loyalists, under the aegis of Buhari Support Organisation, Enugu State Chapter, have urged him to veto the revised election timetable, which was adopted by the Senate on Wednesday.

Voter education important for successful elections – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need for continuous voter education to enable Nigerians choose leaders of their choice in forthcoming elections in the country.

2015: I still marvel that Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reiterated his surprise that former President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat in the 2015 Presidential despite being the incumbent President with all state powers.

2019: You’re too desperate to be governor – APC tells minister

The Minister for Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has come under heavy attack by members of his party, the All Progressives Congress, in Oyo State for daring to complain, via a letter to the national leadership of the party, President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Governor Obaseki orders officials to treat files, memos within 72 hours

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has ordered all senior officials of the State Civil Service to ensure that all files and memos are attended to within 72 hours.

2019: APC will rule Nigeria for very long time – Governor Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will rule Nigeria for a very long time both in the state and at national level.

PDP Reps members celebrate colleague’s defection to APC

There was drama on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday when the Peoples Democratic Party members celebrated the defection of one of their colleagues to the All Progressives Congress.

Nasarawa 2019: Governor Al-Makura hasn’t endorsed me – Silas Ali Agara

Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State, Hon. Silas Ali Agara, has explained that Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura has not endorsed his aspiration to succeed him as the next governor of the state come 2019.

Electricity generation hits 7,000mw, but 2,000mw idle

Nigeria’s electricity generation has hit 7,000 megawatts, the highest in the history of Nigeria, but a large proportion of the generation is idle.

PDP national chairmanship not zoned to the Southwest alone – Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the position of National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not zoned to the South-West alone.

No automatic ticket for President Buhari – Senator Bola Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday declared that the party would follow the normal democratic process in choosing its standard bearer for the 2019 presidential election.

Politics shouldn’t be life and death – Ex-President Obasanjo

A former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised politicians that politics should not be about life and death.

Katsina court adjourns ex-Governor Shema’s case till February 13

Katsina High Court has adjourned till February 13th, 2018 for mentioning of case filed by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, against the former Governor of the state, Ibrahim Shema, over alleged financial misappropriation under his administration.

Don restates importance of girl-child education in society

A don, Dr Jamila Aliyu-Mohammed, of the Ahmadu Bello University has stressed the need for girl-child education for the benefit and well-being of the society.

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Bayelsa govt orders compulsory measles vaccination

The Bayelsa State Government has ordered a compulsory 13-days aggressive measles immunisation for children between the ages of 9 months and five years.

Five people killed in Dagestan church shooting

Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, officials and local media said.

God will not let Nigerians down – Cleric

Mr Christian Chigbundu, President, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Agege Stake, on Sunday urged Nigerians to have faith in God in the midst of challenges facing the the country.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Politics not for miserable people seeking a way out of poverty

John Cardinal Onaiyekan, former President, Christian Association of Nigeria, has said that politics was “not for miserable people seeking a way to get out of poverty”.

Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran is the world’s greatest threat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran if needed, not just its allies in the Middle East, reiterating that Tehran was the world’s greatest threat.

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NITDA begins registration, licensing of IT contractors

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it is set to register and issue licence to indigenous Information Technology (IT) contractors and service providers.

Bayelsa govt orders compulsory measles vaccination

The Bayelsa State Government has ordered a compulsory 13-days aggressive measles immunisation for children between the ages of 9 months and five years.

US-Turkish relations at ‘crisis point’ – Rex Tillerson

The US secretary of state has acknowledged that his country's relationship with Turkey is "at a bit of a crisis point", as his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, demanded that the US "turn words into actions" to resolve their differences in dealing with the Syrian crisis.

Neymar not Real Madrid’s only focus in Champions League tie – Marcelo

Real Madrid left-back Marcelo said it would be a "mistake" if his side just focused on trying to stop Neymar in Wednesday's Champions League clash against Paris Saint-Germain because the Ligue 1 side have quality players throughout their team.

NAF revives quarterly regimental dinner in Lagos

The Nigerian Air Force, Lagos Logistics Command, on Thursday revived its quarterly regimental dinner to foster comradeship among officers.