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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari for conferring national honours on Late Chief MKO Abiola, Amb. Babagana Kingibe and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Adamawa State, Dr. Umar Ardo, has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the conferment of posthumous national honours on Abiola and Fawehinmi.
Former adviser to former vice president Atiku Abubakar, Umar Ardo, has described the planned conferment of national honours to MKO Abiola, Babagana kingibe, and Gani Fawehinmi as illegal and an indulgence in flagrant illegality by the presidency.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Wednesday read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking the approval of the legislature for the withdrawal of $496m from the Excess Crude Account for the purchase of military aircraft.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Saturday lauded the Council of State for approving one billion dollars to boost agriculture and empower livestock farmers, including the Fulani herdsmen.
The Chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, told newsmen after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, that their mission was merely to condole with the President over the loss of two members of his extended family.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is conspicuously absent at the ongoing third Council of State meeting called by President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the National Council of State meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The third Council of State meeting under President Muhammadu Buhari is currently underway inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.
President Muhammadu Buhari, is currently meeting with past Nigerian leaders and all 36 state governors who are members of the advisory group called Council of State.
President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Tinubu, has said ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was playing politics with the open letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari recently.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to summon a Council of State meeting to advise him on the crisis in the South-East.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Sebastine Hon, has said that the practice of granting pardon or amnesty to offenders by state Chief Judges is unconstitutional.
The National Leadership of Middle Belt Youth Council, comprising over 400 ethnic nationalities, says it has lost confidence in former ambassador Yahaya Kwande and Paul Unongo.
Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report.
Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed.
The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.
The remains of the former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie, were Friday laid to rest in Katsina amidst eulogies.
The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to use the “unveiling” of a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians now that election is around the corner, as such ruse cannot yield any dividend.
France won their second World Cup on Sunday with a 4-2 win over Croatia, with Didier Deschamps becoming the third person to win the trophy as a player and a manager.
Moscow will by any means fight attempts to expand the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) powers by giving it the right to attribute blame for chemical weapons attacks, Russia’s envoy to the organisation, Alexander Shulgin, said.
The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared that former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, remains the only formidable candidate to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019.
Germany’s two main churches have lost more than 600,000 members combined in the last year alone, as Catholic and Protestant leaders struggle to reverse a nearly two-decade trend.
Some of the voters trekked from hamlets located at Eminrin, Erunfun along Afe Babalola University Way in the state capital to the heart of Ado-Ekiti to exercise their franchise.