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As the clamour for a President of Igbo extraction in 2023 continues to gather momentum, the Minister of State, Education, Hon Emeka Nwajiuba, has urged the South East to exercise caution in its quest or campaign for the “Igbo Presidency”.
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and former Delta State governorship aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has declared that the presidential ambition of former Lagos State governor, Senator Bola Tinubu is dead on arrival.
Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.
Nigeria’s president said the country will begin a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the capital, Lagos, Abuja and Ogun States May 4.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday night issued formal regulations to back his decision to extend the lockdown on two major cities (Lagos, Ogun) and the federal capital territory for another two weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the National Sports Festival due to Coronavirus pandemic.
Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the dethronement of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II as the traditional ruler of the Kano Emirate as a good and sad news at the same time.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday constituted a committee to assess the impact of the Corona virus outbreak on Nigeria’s economy with a view to cut down the size of the 2020 budget and reduce the 75 dollars oil benchmark.
Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday lamented how Coronavirus affected his 83rd birthday celebration.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote for donating N200 million to fight the influx of deadly Coronavirus disease into the country.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday vowed to defeat rampaging bandits who killed 50 villagers in Kaduna State on Sunday.
The Emir of Zuru, Major General Muhammadu Sani Sami, retired, (Sami Gomo II) has said politicians who could not win elections are the ones trying to break the country into pieces.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and recounted what he has been doing to reposition the nation towards the path of development.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has placed travel restrictions on ministers, presidential aides, heads of agencies and other top officials of the government.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, on his 60th birthday, urging him to make good governance his priority in order to leave a lasting and favourable legacy.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has slammed the decision of the Confederations of African Football (CAF) to cancel this year’s African Women’s championship.
Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports in Oyo State, Seun Fakorede, says he remains asymptomatic.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his administration will ensure smooth and effective take-off of the proposed Federal College of Education in the state.
Veteran forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, starting his first match since the coronavirus stoppage, converted a penalty to help AC Milan to an emphatic 3-0 win at Lazio on Saturday, severely denting the Serie A title hopes of their ragged opponents.
Manchester City has won the battle to host the reverse fixture of the round of 16 against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium after facing some uncertainty to play the match in England.