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The Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has condemned the searching of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by security operatives as he landed in Abuja from Dubai on Sunday morning.
Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (GCFR), has described Tony Anenih as a master strategist which the nation will greatly miss.
A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name.
Nigeria's two main political parties met Saturday to pick their nominees for presidential polls scheduled for February 2019, as political heavyweights jostle for position to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term.
The International Crisis Group has said violence in Nigeria between cattle herders and farmers has killed around six times more people than deaths related to the Boko Haram insurgency in the first half of 2018.
The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the All Progressives Congress, “by its manifest retrogressive, violent and despotic proclivities, has proven to be the clog in our collective quest for national cohesion, happiness and economic prosperity as a people”.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has called on youths in Nigeria to show President Muhammadu Buhari that they were not lazy and uneducated by voting against him in 2019, saying; “it is painful that the President could describe youths in Nigeria that are daily struggling to make a living under a harsh economy as lazy people.”
Nigerian lawyers freshly engaged by the Federal Government to assist with the repatriation of $321 million stolen by Sani Abacha, former military ruler, will be paid $17 million (over N6 billion) for their services.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of the administration and the capacity to deliver.
Liverpool’s Cameroonian defender Joel Matip has opened the door for a return to the Bundesliga.
Another contender for the position of the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Francis Alimikhena, has stepped down from the race.
Paul Pogba is set to become one of the most talked-about characters in the ongoing transfer window, as not only Real Madrid is interested in his services.
Blaise Matuidi opted against leaving the pitch in protest when Juventus team-mate Moise Kean allegedly suffered racist abuse at Cagliari because it would have meant those purportedly involved "won".
The Lagos State Judo Association on Tuesday said four athletes will represent the state at national trials organised by the Nigeria Judo Federation ahead of the 12th All African Games.
Nigeria and Galatasaray striker Henry Onyekuru is upbeat that the Super Eagles will soar high at the 32nd African Cup of Nations billed in Egypt.
The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) has threatened to sue the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), for defamation of character.
Six temporary shops were burnt down at Kofar Ruwa Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Rodi) in Kano on Sunday night as firefighters battled to curtail its spread.
Real Madrid have agreed a deal to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea, and reports in England and Spain claim Hazard is officially a Real Madrid player after striking a deal worth £88 million (€100m)