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Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumour of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, saying the statement of the corporation’s Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari, at the National Assembly yesterday did not suggest any plan to increase the price of the white product.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the upper chamber would set up an ad-hoc committee to work with their House of Representatives counterparts set up to investigate the crisis in Edo State House of Assembly.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday urged Nigerians to recognise the value of diversity and use it for the prosperity of the country.
The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the biggest problem of the country.
Lagos state Government has reacted to claim by the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, withdrew the sum of $470m to take himself and some persons including APC Chieftains to watch the Nigeria-Cameroon match at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON).
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Umaru Ibrahim, has appealed to the 9th Senate for the speedy passage of the pending NDIC Act, 2006 (as amended) currently before the National Assembly.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to publicly declare their assets as prove to Nigerians and the world that they are not corrupt and have been leading Nigeria by example.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) with Senator Sahabi Yau (Zamfara North) as Senate Deputy Minority Whip.
A former presidential aide and popular columnist, Dr Reuben Abati, has advocated for ‘an independent and rigorous study of connotations’ of the trips that made by President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government officials to Saudi Arabia before, during and after the 2019 general elections.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a fact-finding committee on the role played by some of its members at the election of the presiding officers of the National Assembly.
Presidency: President Buhari to consult Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila about 2019 budget
The 2018 budget has lapsed, putting pressure on the Federal Government to begin the implementation of the 2019 budget, according to a report.
The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said Nigerians would not enjoy dividends of democracy with President Muhammadu Buhari as head of the executive arm of government; Ahmed Lawan as the President of the Senate; and Femi Gbajamiabila as the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the roles played by its lawmakers in the June 11 National Assembly poll.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Youth League (NYL) at the weekend lamented over lingering disputes in some state chapters of the party.
Petitioners’ Witness 60, Joseph Gbenga, called by Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as an expert witness admitted before the Presidential Election Petitioner Tribunal, on Friday, that he had not been certified.
The Presidency has enjoined El-Zakzaky-led Shiite members to desist from needless violent street protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State says, for dialogue and amnesty programme for cattle rustlers and bandits in the Northwest to succeed, it must involve all state governments in the zone.
A 47-year-old tailor, Popoola Abolade, was on Friday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a company of N1.48 million.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.
Some football enthusiasts in Awka, Anambra, on Thursday expressed mixed reactions on the future of Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, with the team.
The decision to appoint Senegalese Fatma Samoura as a General Delegate to CAF is unprecedented in the 115-year history of FIFA, which has never had recourse before to help guide the administration of a confederation.
The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has reacted to the recent promotion of two senior officers of the Nigerian Army.
Captains of industries, airline owners, professionals, and other stakeholders in Nigeria’s aviation sector are gathering in Lagos to brainstorm on how to develop the right policies to spur major investments in the sector.
Paris Saint-Germain have signed Abdou Diallo from Borussia Dortmund, the French side announced on Tuesday.