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Senate minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe said yesterday in Awka that he advocates Biafra of the mind and not Biafra of territory, arguing that people of the various ethnic nationalities could develop their areas at their pace and still be happy in a united Nigeria.
Former President and West African mediator in Mali Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has advised the Malian transition government to ensure more inclusiveness with key socio-political actors ahead of general elections scheduled for early next year.
The General Overseer of Life Bible International Church, CTLBIC, in Rivers State, has warned the federal government to stop fighting the leader of Adoration Ministry, Enugu State, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, adding that the efforts may ridicule the government.
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) says plan by the Federal Government to slash salaries of Federal civil servants is “provocative’’.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Saturday described Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna as a sycophant, ethnic champion and religious bigot who hates anyone who does not share the same faith with him.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Friday attacked Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, saying he is reaping the evil he planned against Rivers.
Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken the country 50 years back owing to its “abysmal performance”.
The former spokesman to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, says Nigeria is running “a regime of secrecy” under the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Afe Babalola, founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), says he will convene and sponsor a national conference to seek solutions to Nigeria’s security challenges.
Guinness Nigeria Plc has appointed Omobola Johnson, a former minister of communication and technology, chair of its board of directors.
Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary, Mr. Onofiok Luke, has explained why the federal government has so far not been able to curb the the worsening spates of insecurity in the country.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the National Assembly to make laws that would make local government councils autonomous and have powers to generate revenue.
The House of Representatives has resolved to set up an Ad-Hoc Committee that would investigate the status of the N500 million earmarked for the Chibok School Rebuilding Fund and the Safe School Initiative (SSI).
Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & Communication) said in a statement on Tuesday, that amidst the violence unleashed by criminal elements on the people of Kaduna State, some commentators have responded by blaming KDSG for asserting that the duty of the state is to uphold the law and not to reward hoodlums for violating the lives, property and liberties of citizens.
Senator Kassim Oyofo has expressed regrets that he was instrumental to the establishment of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) under the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has justified its decision regarding the site of Ibom Deep Seaport and Industrial City, saying the site was selected due to its viability and accessibility and not on sentiments or politics.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has paid a consultative visit to former President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja to discuss the current security situation of the country and South south matters particularly the need for a regional security arrangement for the South-South as being done by other zones in the country.
Governor Nyesom Wike has condemned Uche Secondus led National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for not taking stern disciplinary action against former governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, over his recent claim that he conspired with others to ensure that President Goodluck Jonathan lost the 2015 presidential election.
The Senate at plenary yesterday had a heated debate on a Bill for an Act to provide for the National Livestock Bureau to ensure protection, control and management of livestock, registration and cattle rustling in the country.
More troubles for former Governor of Niger state, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu as the Peoples Democratic Party in the state has distanced itself from him, saying he remains suspended following his role in undermining the party during 2015 general elections.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration will continue to embark on people-oriented investments that will be of benefit and reward to the people of the state.
The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of a popular petrol station, by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos.
Five suspected gunmen have been arrested after they launched an attack on a residence around Arulogun area of Ede in Osun State where they killed two persons.
Former Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will not be returning to Sporting Lisbon this summer.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says Nollywood produced 416 movies in Quarter One of 2021 (Q1, 2021) compared to 903 in Q4, 2020.
Senator Representing Nasarawa South at the National Assembly, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has said that the persistent security situation is responsible for the underdevelopment of the state and the country at large.
Taiwan condemned China on Wednesday for seeking to use vaccines for political gain after Taipei's diplomatic ally Honduras said it was considering opening an office in China in a bid to acquire much needed COVID-19 shots.
Popular reality TV star and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Alex Asogwa aka Alex Unusual has said she learnt how to ignore people at the Big Brother Naija House.
Juventus have been warned that failure to withdraw from the much-maligned Super League proposal will see them barred from competing in Serie A next season.
At least seven people have been killed and several injured in a shooting at a school in southwest Russia, according to reports.