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Former Nigerian minister, Jubril Martins-Kuye, has died.

PDP: Senator Martins Kuye’s demise a colossal national loss

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed sadness over the death of one of its founding members and former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, describing his demise as a colossal national loss.
Former Nigerian minister, Jubril Martins-Kuye, has died.

Ex-finance minister Jubril Martins-Kuye is dead

Family sources told newsmen on Sunday that Mr. Martins-Kuye passed on on Sunday morning in his hometown of Ago-Iwoye. He was 78.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Abia assemblyman: 7 PDP, APGA assemblymen ready to join APC

The Deputy Minority Leader and member representing Bende North in Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Chijioke Chukwu, said no fewer than seven members from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the House will between now and April, defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

2023: Igbo political leaders urge APC, PDP, others to nominate presidential candidates from South...

Prominent politicians from the South-East on Tuesday met and resolved to unite across party lines to work for the emergence of Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction in 2023.

Niger Delta militants bomb ex-leader’s home

A coalition of militants in Niger Delta has bombed the country home of a former militant leader in Bayelsa State, “General” Ogunbos, who they claimed abandoned his boys to suffer in the creeks and is living big in the city.

Senator Ekweremadu ‘chased away’ during football match in Enugu

Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Sunday, whisked away in Ulunya, Ovoko, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, when some suspected thugs invaded a football pitch where he kicked-off a match.

Ohanaeze leadership: MASSOB sues for peace

Prominent Igbo leader and elder statesman, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, has called on the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigno to ensure that it conducts free, fair, and transparent election that will enthrone a credible leadership in January 2021.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor charges state exco members to remain loyal

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised members of the state Executive Council (EXCO) to continue to remain loyal to his administration and not indulge in any acts of betrayal, in spite of the circumstance.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi charges state executive members to remain loyal

Ebonyi Governor David Umahi has advised members of the State Executive Council (EXCO) to continue to remain loyal to his administration.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

House of Reps member petitions army over ‘unlawful dismissal’ of soldiers from Ebonyi

Ogah however, used the occasion to intimate them on his activities for the one year he has been in office as their representative in the National Assembly, saying that he had submitted petition against the dismissal of policemen from Ebonyi state for no cogent reason by the Nigeria Police Force and that the dismissed Policemen have all been reinstated.

Gunmen kill couple, child; two others die in Benue cult violence

According to an eyewitness, who did not want to be mentioned, members of rival cult groups, around 1:00am on Sunday, stormed the High Level area of the town and shot indiscriminately, killing two persons and injured many others.
Critics said Ephraim Inyangeyen, the chief of staff to Governor Udom Emmanuel, distributed the food items mostly to political supporters of the government.

Akwa Ibom APC accuses governor of sharing coronavirus palliatives to PDP as Christmas gifts

The All Progressives Congress, Akwa Ibom State, has accused Governor Udom Emmanuel of sharing COVID-19 palliatives as Christmas gifts to members of Peoples Democratic Party in the state
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

President Buhari to address rescued Kankara students

President Muhammadu Buhari plans to speak with the 344 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, after Juma’at Service on Friday.
President Buhari has assured that his administration will look into the 12-point recommendations by graduates of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) on Population Growth and Human Capital Development in Nigeria.

BBOG knocks President Buhari over abduction of Katsina students

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has knocked President Muhammadu Buhari's competence following the abduction of school students in Katsina State.

How I escaped assassination attempt in Kogi – PDP chieftain

A former member of Kogi State House of Assembly and retired senior military officer, Commodore Folusho Daniel, has raised the alarm over his safety following gunmen attack on his country home, which he narrowly survived.

Gani Adams ‘ordained as Apostle’ in Lagos

Speaking shortly after his ordination, Gani Adams said President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the courage to tackle the security challenges facing the country adding that leadership remains Nigeria’s biggest problem.
Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates will be victorious in the Saturday senatorial Bye-elections in the state.

Bayelsa bye-election: Senate is not a place for jokers – Senator Diri

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, on Saturday, says he is confident that his party’s candidates in the state’s senatorial bye-elections will win the two seats.
Bayelsa State Governor Senator Douye Diri has expressed the confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates will be victorious in the Saturday senatorial Bye-elections in the state.

Bayelsa bye-elections holds amidst ballot box snatching, voter apathy

Saturday’s bye-elections in Bayelsa Central and West was characterised by snatching of ballot boxes and ballot papers in some parts of the two senatorial districts.

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FILE PHOTO - Ugandan opposition presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, is escorted by policemen during his arrest in Kalangala

Uganda’s Bobi Wine files arbitrary detention complaint

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine, who is under de facto house arrest by the military, has filed an arbitrary detention complaint to the United Nations (UN).
Genoa have informed wantaway Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos to make a decision on his future by the end of next week or they will look to recruit a different player.

Arsenal terminate Sokratis Papastathopoulos’s contract by mutual consent

Sokratis’ deal was due to expire at the end of the season, but the 32-year-old has been freed up during the January transfer window to find a new club.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

UniAbuja, five others named centres of competence in IT education in Africa

Dr Habib Yakoob, UniAbuja’s Head of information and public relations, in a statement on Wednesday, noted that the other universities are the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania; Moi University, Moi, Kenya; Kabale University, Kabale, Uganda; École Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications, Dakar, Senegal and Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Fulani quit notice: Yoruba elders blast Presidency, back Ondo governor

The Coalition of Oduduwa Elders (CODUE) has supported the quit notice handed down by Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to unregistered Fulani herders to vacate the state’s forest reserve in order the curb rising cases of insecurity.
Facial nerve paralysis experienced after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shot against COVID-19 is a rare complication, an official has said.

Report: Most Nigerians unsure, not willing to take coronavirus vaccine

A new report by SBM Intelligence, Nigeria’s geopolitical intelligence platform, shows that 35.9 per cent of Nigerians are unwilling to take the COVID-19 vaccine, while 24.1 per cent are yet to decide whether or not to take the vaccine.