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Unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that boasted to rule Nigeria for 60 years, Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had perfected plans to rule the country indefinitely.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has dared the the Nigerian Labour Congress to return to Kaduna for protest again.
Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has approved the appointment of eight new Permanent Secretaries.
The National Association of Nigerian Students South-West Zone (NANS Zone D) is set to halt activities at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) following the refusal of the institutions to reinstate their Students’ Union.
A former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has urged the All Progressive Congress (APC) to field a southerner as its presidential candidate in 2023.
I have been privileged to interview quite a number of world leaders in the course of my journalism career. These include President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Ketumile Masire of Botswana, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Commonwealth Secretary General Shridath Ramphal, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan etc. not to talk of holding the microphone across the world in the presence of countless Presidents in my then capacity as President Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesperson
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano says he has compensated APC women by giving them more political opportunities in the state than they aspired.
The Eze Ndigbo of Ibadan and Oyo State, Dr Alex Anozie, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order all non-Nigerian Fulani going around the country and wreaking havoc with AK-47 and other lethal weapons to return to their countries.
The House of Representatives has passed for first reading a Bill seeking an amendment to sections 147, 151, 192 and 196 of the 1999 constitution, to provide for the inclusion of young persons and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in political and other appointments in Nigeria.
He stated that the removal of service chiefs and the appointment of officers, who have been at the theatre of operation and command the respect of fellow soldiers will ease the insecurity in the country.
Notable amongst the new appointments was that of C.G. Musa, a major general, who was named the new Theatre Commander of Operation Hadin Kai, the counter insurgency operation in the North-east region.
Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday said the 9th Senate under his leadership inherited four major challenges at the assumption of office.
Igbo separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that Nigerian security agents are secretly killing youths in the South East who are being labelled are members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN).
The factional Chairman of the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Harrison Omagbon, has said that his main task is to unite the party which is currently embroiled in a leadership crisis.
Governor Muhammed Badaru of Jigawa State has sacked his Special Adviser on Media and Public Relations, Bello Zaki, and appointed Habibu Kila as his replacement.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has cautioned those who hold political appointments in his government against all forms of complacency or dereliction of duty because of their vested interest in the 2023 general election in the country.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Sunday, continued to consolidate his hold on the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he began senatorial meeting with leaders of the party across the state with a message of determination Make Edo Great Again (MEGA) in accordance with his campaign slogan.
It would be “unimaginable” for Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to stay in office if convicted of perjury, the country’s vice chancellor and leader of the Greens, Werner Kogler, said in remarks broadcast on Saturday.
Pope Francis met with both Vatican-based Canadian cardinals on Saturday as their country reels from the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a former school for indigenous students run by the Catholic Church.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, says Nigeria has already broken up spiritually and if some drastic actions are not taken, the physical manifestation of the break up will soon become evident.
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Tony Aziegbemi, has been suspended from office for alleged misconduct.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reaffirmed that construction of the Second Niger Bridge would be completed next year.
Spain coach Luis Enrique said he is not worried about his side’s chances of reaching the knockout stages of Euro 2020 following a 1-1 draw with Poland on Saturday, and backed the team to get the job done with a win over Slovakia in their final group E game.
Not less than 15 people recently kidnapped by bandits in Tegina town of Niger state at the weekend escaped from their Abductors.
Jordi Alba admitted Spain’s players were “gutted” after Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Poland but is backing them to deliver against Slovakia on Wednesday and reach the last 16 of Euro 2020.
Portugal were outnumbered in midfield and failed to keep up with experienced Germany duo Toni Kroos and Ilkay Gundogan in their Euro 2020 group game, coach Fernando Santos said as he took full responsibility for Saturday’s humbling 4-2 defeat.
The England camp have confirmed the news in an official statement, which reads: "Aaron Ramsdale has replaced Dean Henderson in England’s UEFA EURO 2020 squad.
Some candidates who sat for Literature-in-English in the ongoing 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have lamented the change of syllabus of work by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
Operatives of the Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS), on patrol, have arrested a Nollywood star, Mike Omoruyi, with guns in Delta State.
The World Bank and the African Union’s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) say they will work together to deploy vaccines for 400 million Africans.
Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Monday reacted to the 72-hour ultimatum given by Fulani jihadists and Miyetti Allah to the Delta State Government to review its ban on open grazing, saying he is extremely disappointed by the silence of the federal government and the northern elders on the ultimatum.