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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night returned to Abuja after a successful official visit to the United States where he held bilateral talks with President Donald Trump.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), a non-governmental and non-partisan human rights and development league, has petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), demanding the investigation of asset declaration form of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
A detachment of soldiers have freed Joshua Lidani, senator representing Gombe south, from youth who held him hostage.
The trio, who spoke at a conference on Hate Speech and Campus Journalism Awards Ceremony organised by Youths Digest in Abuja, warned that hate speech, as evil does nobody any good, must be avoided by politicians and religious leaders in the interest of the corporate existence of the country.
Retired Brigadier General Boroh, who had headed the Amnesty Programme for three years, was fired from his post a week ago by the President on corruption related charges. Boroh was immediately replaced with foreign policy expert Charles Dokubo.
Constituency projects have no place in Nigeria’s democratic or constitutional development, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has said.
The embattled former chairman of Pension Reform Task, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, yesterday, raised alarm that scared looters were bent on seeing him crucified, as a result of exposing and recovering N2.1Trn stolen pension fund.
The International Criminal Court is moving gradually towards prosecution of Nigerian officials involved in the December 2015 massacre of members of Islamic Movements of Nigeria (IMN).
The Coalition for Nigeria, CN, the third force to break the dominance of the two major political parties in Nigeria as envisaged by former President Olusegun Obasanjo is to be launched next Wednesday, it emerged yesterday.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, chairmen in the six local governments that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district have declared their opposition to the 2019 re-election bid of Senator Shehu Sani.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the attack on a farmhouse belonging to commission’s acting chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, will not deter it from its resolve to rid Nigeria of corruption.
The Coalition for Press Freedom and Whistleblower Protection (CPFWP), a coalition of media and civil society organisations, has condemned the use of violence with impunity against the online media organisation, Sahara Reporters, “at the apparent behest of Senate President Bukola Saraki”.
Former Minister for Special Duties under the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, Tanimu Turaki, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party will not produce a northern president in 2019.
A former governor of Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, has declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari APC led government is owned by his party, the PDP.
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Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, and Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) Publicity Secretary, Engr. Joe Igbokwe, have condemned the conduct a parallel congress that produced Mr. Fouad Oki as factional chairman of the party in the state.
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, yesterday in Kaduna, called on Nigerians to support the call for the restructuring of the country, saying it is the only way to ensure a “fair, stable and sustainable Nigeria.”
No fewer than 15,000 Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members will participate in the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja threatened on Monday to strike out the criminal charge filed against Chief Olisa Metuh, former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has directed that all activities by his campaign organisation and supporters be put on hold this week in honour of the late Kole Ajayi, a former governorship aspirant of the party, who died on Friday, aged 51.
Opposition parties in Guinea have suspended street protests against the official outcome of local elections, announcing that the international community has offered to mediate.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Tuesday called for a high level vigilance by the airlines, especially those operating international and regional flights into the country.
The House of Representatives Monday swore that it would leave no stone unturned to ensure the recovery of about N1.4 trillion unremitted lottery revenue to the federation account.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai says All Progressives Congress (APC) will challenge the victory of PDP in four local government areas in the recently concluded council polls in Kaduna State at the tribunal.
The chairman, senate committee on petroleum, Senator Kabiru Marafa, on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis trailing the congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country.