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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has insisted that the governing party with majority of senators and members-elect in the 9th National Assembly would not allow the opposition to hijack strategic committees.
The District Head of Duhu and surrounding communities in Adamawa State, Mohammed Sanusi, said Boko Haram fighters stormed two villages in Michika and Madagali on the border between Adamawa and Borno states on Monday night, burning houses and looting barns and food stores.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday recommended the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe) for the position of Senate President in the ninth Assembly.
The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has urged the Borno governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Zulum, to run a people-oriented administration to restore the state’s lost glory.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced collation and announcement of results in 15 local governments of Bauchi State, following the supplementary elections conducted on Saturday.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Mohammed Abba Aji, has challenged Governor Kashim Shettima’s victory in the Borno Central senatorial district election.
The Emir of Akira-Uba in Borno, Alhaji Abdullahi Ibn-Muhammed, said he slept in a tent when he returned home after his kingdom was liberated from the control of Boko Haram insurgents.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno Central Senatorial District in the February 23rd senatorial election in Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Abba-Aji, has filed a petition at the election petition tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, challenging the declaration of governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state as winner of the election.
Troops of 115 Task Force Battalion, Operation Lafiya Dole, Nigerian Army in Askira-Uba, have constructed bread and sachet water factories to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in Borno.
Leaders and Elders from Borno state under the auspices of Borno Concerned Citizen have charged the incoming members of the 9th Senate to consider the experience and ranking of Senator Ali Ndume, and elect him as the next Senate President.
Contrary to speculations in some quarters, the TraderMoni scheme and other GEEP micro-credit products (MarketMoni and FarmerMoni) – a component of the Buhari administration’s Social Investment Programme, are still very much in operation, Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President), has said.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27.4 billion intervention fund for victims of floods, conflicts, and insecurity across Nigeria.
The Borno State Government has warned fishermen and fish merchants against aiding Boko Haram insurgents so as to fast track successful implementation of the counterinsurgency campaign.
The Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the renewal of his mandate by the electorate.
A member of the National Assembly, Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, has expressed concern over the decline in the number of Senators returning to the 9th Senate.
Former Golden Eaglets star Victor Osimhen grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria’s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba, to reach the third qualifying round of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament.
The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.
An FCT High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday fixed April 4 for ruling in the no-case submission filed by Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, says Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), will be renamed after the late Olusegun Agagu, former governor of the state.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said it will be stupid of him to lose the supplementary election scheduled for Saturday as he needs only 2000 votes out of 49000 to claim victory.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five more bills bringing the total number of bills rejected by the president since June 2015 to 26.
Super Eagles’ acting skipper Ahmed Musa has fulfilled his promise of giving the Nigeria U-23 team a million naira for every goal they score against their Libyan counterparts in their return leg clash.
The Coalition of Domestic Observers in Plateau for the 2019 general elections has described the just-concluded supplementary election in the state as “peaceful, fair and orderly.”