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The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has expressed fears that the new N30, 000 minimum wage, signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 18 would lead to chaos.
A group, Igbo Reawakening Forum (IRF) has distanced itself from the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by the Ohaneze Ndigbo.
If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB
The New South East Peoples Consultative Parliament (NSEPCOP), has guaranteed President Muhammadu Buhari a minimum of one million votes in the South East zone in the forthcoming 2019 general election.
Labour and Employment Minister Chris Ngige says foundation laid by President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in his first term would make his second term “a merry period” for Nigerians
Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, has argued that the decision of Atiku Abubakar, former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to pick Peter Obi, former Anambra State governor, as his running mate in the 2019 presidential poll was not an assurance that he would get massive votes from the South-East region.
President Muhammadu Buhari and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections will garner more votes in 2019 in Abia state and the entire South-East zone than he got four years ago, a member representing Umunneochi state constituency at the Abia state House of Assembly, Hon Prince Ikedi Ezekwesili, has said.
Ebonyi state governor, Dr David Umahi, has said he will continue to fight against marginalisation of his people from their sister States in the south-east.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has cleared Senator Margery Okadigbo to contest the Party’s primary for Anambra North Senatorial District.
Three Senior Advocates of Nigeria and a former presidential spokesperson, Dr Doyin Okupe, have advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to follow due process in its attempt to remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
There is no iota of truth in the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari is in support of herdsmen killings and is pursuing an Islamic agenda, a group, Forum of United Nigerians Against Divisive Elements (FUNADE), has said.
Legislative rascality has a long, chequered history. Perhaps one of the most dramatic in the Senate in the last 18 years happened on the watch of Chuba Okadigbo, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo tried by means fair and foul to remove Okadigbo as president of the Senate.
The chant across the country was simply: ‘Sai Baba’. Except, perhaps, for the Late Chief MKO Abiola in the annulled 1993 presidential election, no presidential candidate in the country’s political history had garnered so much extensive approval.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, lamented that some persons opposed to his government were spreading false accusations aimed at painting a picture that he hates Igbo people.
The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has said those plotting to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 are more or less self-seeking individuals who do not mean well for the country.
Son of the late flamboyant Senate President, Dr. Chuba Okadigbo, Pharaoh, has been appointed Assistant National Publicity Secretary of Action Democratic Party (ADP).
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The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) has assured members of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) Ekiti chapter of its financial assistance to enable them embark on massive production of cotton in the state.
And according to The Transfer Window podcast several weeks ago, Dembele has agreed personal terms with Chelsea over a January move.
The National Elections Board of Ethiopia, NEBE, has announced a tentative date for national elections. The outfit proposed that polls should be held August 16, 2020.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has opened a garment factory in the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Patron of Yoruba Community in Benue State and Chairman, Tito Group of Companies, Asiwaju Isaac Akinkunmi, has called on South-West governors to join forces with other governors from other regions who are facing common security challenges for a federal constitutional amendment that would allow for the creation of state police forces.