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Turkish Authorities jailed a Turkish Televangelist and 150 of his followers pending trial on Thursday, police said, on charges including sexual abuse of children, blackmail and forming a criminal gang
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari against the emergence of Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Finance, as board chairperson of African Export-Import Bank.
The Oduduwa Development Initiatives (ODI), has risen in defence of the minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, saying the alleged NYSC discharge certificate forgery allegation is an affront on the Yoruba race.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA), a non-governmental organisation, has asked the Inspector-General of Police to conduct an urgent and thorough investigation into the allegations of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate forgery against Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s finance minister.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday apologised to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for ‘‘bad conduct and mistreatment,’’ Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo’s Media Aide, has said.
The Katsina State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Shitu Shitu, Thursday, said President Muhammadu Buhari was not behind killings by herdsmen as claimed by some people in the country, describing the allegation as calculated attempt by ‘self-seeking’ politicians to blackmail the president ahead of the 2019 general elections.
President Buhari lamented that such politicians had been doing everything possible to link him with the clashes, saying that such insinuations were far from the truth.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that some aggrieved politicians are blackmailing him over the conflicts involving farmers and herdsmen in parts of the country.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) is on the “throes of death” and that its “panic-stricken” leadership has resorted to fabrications and cheap blackmail against those leaving their sinking ship in droves.
A group of Niger Delta youths under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Council, has solicited support of people from the area for the the Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, Professor Charles Dokubo.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has described as false and cheap blackmail a report that he accused the state chapter of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) of collecting a bribe of N10 million from his Ekiti state counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, in order to instigate Ondo civil servants to embark on industrial action.
In 2011, a brilliant, fine gentleman from the south-south was elected into the Nigerian senate. He was full of hopes and dreams. At a dinner with journalist friends, he outlined his vision and spoke enthusiastically about pursuing “developmental legislative agenda”.
Sen. Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna) has advised Mr Adams Oshiomole, the new National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to resist blackmail and stranglehold of detractors within the party.
President Donald Trump has directed the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200bn in Chinese imports as the two nations moved closer to a wider trade war, with Beijing promising retaliation.
An aviation expert, Capt. John Ojikutu (retd.) says the Federal Government lost over N100 billion in Ticket Sales Charges (TSC) and Cargo Sales Charges (CSC) in the aviation sector between 2013 and 2017.
As the 2019 general election gathers momentum, a former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has lambasted the critics of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, saying that the president deserves his second term bid considering his monumental projects across the nation.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.
Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”
President Barack Obama’s former national security adviser, Susan Rice, on Sunday called President Trump’s lengthy one-on-one meeting last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin a “historic mistake.”
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has flayed publications that it has suspended the issuance of National Identification Cards successful enrolees.
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Ekiti State Government has challenged the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to begin his probe of the Ayodele Fayose led government now instead of waiting till October 16 that he will be sworn in.