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President Buhari returns to Abuja after official visit to US

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.

HEDA urges CCB to investigate Senator Ekweremadu’s asset declaration form

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.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why Nigeria is in sad state

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has again blamed past civilian administrations, especially the Jonathan government for the nation’s economic woes.

Soldiers rescue Gombe PDP Senator from angry constituents

A detachment of soldiers have freed Joshua Lidani, senator representing Gombe south, from youth who held him hostage.

Presidency urges politicians to avoid hate speech in their campaigns

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.

EFCC confirms raid on General Boroh’s house, no details on recovered cash

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.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Why Nigeria can’t collapse

Nigeria cannot collapse whether President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term or not, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained.

Shehu Sani: Constituency projects have no place in democratic development

Constituency projects have no place in Nigeria’s democratic or constitutional development, the senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has said.

Abdulrasheed Maina: Looters after me for recovering N2.1 trillion

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.

ICC concludes preliminary investigation into Shiite massacre

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).

Senators, Reps embrace ex-President Obasanjo’s coalition

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.

2019: Kaduna Central APC chairmen reject Senator Shehu Sani

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.

What a cow says about the president

There was a video of President Muhammadu Buhari that shocked me recently and undermined my confidence in his ability to end the deadly attacks by Fulani herdsmen.

Death toll from herdsmen attack reaches 80

Eighty people have been killed in Nigeria's central state of Benue since December 31 following clashes between cattle herders and farmers that have forced tens of thousands from their homes, an emergency official said on Tuesday.

Attack on Ibrahim Magu’s house: We won’t be deterred – EFCC

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.

Coalition condemns Senator Saraki’s antics against Sahara Reporters

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”.

2019: PDP will not produce a northern president – Ex-Minister Tanimu Turaki

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.

PDP owns President Buhar’s APC government – Ex-Governor Sule Lamido

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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Lagos APC: Obanikoro, Igbokwe condemn parallel congress

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 Dickson: Restructuring doesn’t portend doom for Nigeria

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.”

Ekiti guber: INEC to engage 15,000 corps members in poll

No fewer than 15,000 Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members will participate in the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.

Justice Abang threatens to strike out Olisa Metuh’s case

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).

Ekiti guber: Minister Fayemi suspends campaign activities in honour of Kola Ajayi

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.