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Leadership of Afenifere and Yoruba leaders met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, demanding that he recruits policemen, deploy same to all 774 local government areas to tackle insecurity in the country.
A former Lagos lawmaker, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, on Monday said that his alignment with Sen. Bola Tinubu’s dream and All Progressives Congress (APC) was because of Tinubu’s excellent credentials and structure of APC.
As part of efforts to forestall the issue of pilgrims over-staying their visa permit while on Hajj, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has established a Task Force with the directive of being pre-emptive of culprits with membership drawn from various security agencies and NAHCON staff.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles has debunked reports on ‘unknown sickness’ that allegedly hit the camp ahead the commencement 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Commodore Bode George, to desist from fabricating lies against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
As Sen. Ahmed Lawan emerged as the Senate President, a Plateau PDP Chieftain, Chief Alexander Mwolwus, has challenged the 9th Assembly to hit the ground running by making laws that would cushion the suffering of Nigerians.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.
Reacting to this, Kalu, who had some days ago met President Buhari, said the president only adopted the candidacies of the duo of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for the positions of Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, while noting that anyone was free to contest for other principal positions.
Mr Dennis Idahosa, (APC) rep-elect says credible and selfless leaders remains the only precursor needed to enthrone good governance in the current political dispensation.
The nation’s leaders, especially political office holders, religious leaders and those in charge of the economy, have been urged to make transparency and accountability their watchwords for the promotion of good governance and for the good of all Nigerians.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) former Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party not to over celebrate “a stolen mandate.”
Igbudu Pedro, the newly-elected chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASSUS) in Bayelsa State, has decried alleged arbitrary short-payment and deduction from teachers’ salaries by some officials of the state government.
Outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said all the decisions, plans, programmes and policies of his administration in the last four years were taken with the best interest of Lagos in mind and for common good of all residents of the State.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, yesterday, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to change his style of leadership, if Nigeria must recover from its current social-economic crises, saying Nigerians are getting poorer, feeling hopeless and helpless.
Amaechi Nwoha, former Speaker of Imo House of Assembly on Thursday urged members-elect of the House of Representatives to elect persons with proven integrity into leadership positions.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
Cesar Azpilicueta is looking for Chelsea’s class of 2019 to maintain the standards set by the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech.
Ogun State Police Commissioner (CP) Basir Makama on Tuesday evening denied receiving 1,000 AK47 rifles and four million ammunition from former Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
The First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday asked maritime agencies to review subsisting policies to accommodate more Nigerian women in the seafaring profession.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly is planning a separate budget for adequate funding of the 36 commands of Nigeria Police.
A social media aide to former Governor of Bauchi State, Mukhtar Jibril, has debunked the allegation that his principal, Mohammed Abubakar, spent the sum of N2.3 billion for the purchase of woods and shrouds for burial of dead bodies at the Bauchi Muslims cemetery saying 1.2 billion was actually expended.
A former Secretary to the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, Mrs. Folake Abiodun Oguneye, has been arraigned before Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 29 sitting in Nyanya for fraud by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has decried the aiding and abetting of foreigners by some personnel of the Service to secure Nigerian passports and to illegally extend their work permits in the country, saying offending officers caught would henceforth be prosecuted and that they risk 10 years behind bars.
A 39-year-old internet fraudster whose wife put to bed while he was in custody, Abada Bourdillon, was on Wednesday, sentenced to three months in prison after being found guilty of criminal impersonation.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will continue to operate a managed float exchange rate regime to reduce the impact of continued volatility in the exchange rate on the economy.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said North Korea is taking the “right direction” by politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula in a rare op-ed published by a North Korean state newspaper on Wednesday, a day before Xi visits Pyongyang to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team.