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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara State, Hon. Razak Atunwa, has said that, there was no iota of truth on the the insinuations that, he had withdrawn from the governorship race ahead of March 9 governorship polls in the country.
A Second Republic lawmaker and prominent member of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Dr. Junaid Muhammed, has said the socio-cultural group did not endorse People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
Some supporters of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi state clashed on Saturday, leaving one person seriously wounded and a car destroyed.
A former chief whip of the Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Yahayya Wurno, three former elected chairmen of Rabah Local Government, a former special adviser to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and a former caretaker councilor have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Mr Mathias Hata, General Manager, Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB), says the board has generated N3.2 million from its Park and Pay project on Ahmadu Bello Way in 2018.
The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is set to inaugurate a N1 billion hostel it built for the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Kaduna State.
The minister in-charge of First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna, Rev. Isaac Gbadero, says that untruthfulness, religious intolerance, unequal treatment, especially by political leaders, were some of the factors fueling crisis in Kaduna State.
The Kebbi government says it has introduced commercial agricultural loans for farmers in order to increase the production of rice in the state, Governor Atiku Bagudu has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, urged Nigerians to see their diversity as source of strength, progress, peace and national development.
Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.
Former Jigawa State Governor and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, has dismissed the claim of integrity attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that before him, there were famed Nigerian leaders with integrity, which the president has never acknowledged.
Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has said for Nigeria to succeed in religious tolerance, it must go back to the era of premier of Northern Nigeria and Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello.
Kenyan Anti-Corruption Crusader Prof. Patrick Lumumba has blamed the challenges to Africa’s greatness on the problems of leadership structure in Nigeria.
Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.
Dr Saethre May-Guri, the Deputy Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)’s Research for Development, Ibadan, has emphasised the need to eliminate Green House gas to mitigate the effect of Climate Change on the African continent.
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his spectacular strike in a 3-2 victory away at Manchester City.
The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.
The President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chief Chris Isiguzo, says the union is determined more than ever to achieve a salary structure for media practitioners in the country.
The Palestinian leadership on Monday pushed back against a plan for an economic conference next month in support of Washington’s Middle East peace plan, saying it was not consulted and no party was entitled to negotiate on its behalf.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed joy over the launch of the Microsoft Africa Development Centre in Lagos.
The ECOWAS Task Force on the region’s single currency would meet in June to give the assessment on the studies of the currency, President of the commission, Mr Jean-Claude Brou, has said.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, last week, disclosed that it was currently engaging the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, the Federal Ministry of Finance and its supervisory ministry, the Ministry of Transportation, in working out a special tariff template for the importation of vessels and its parts by indigenous shippers.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has suggested Franck Ribery should have bounced his golden steak off the wall after his now infamous Instagram post.