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Islamic scholar: Why Kano government must postpone mass wedding

A renowned Kano-based Islamic Scholar Sheik Aliyu Yunus has advised Kano state government to postpone its planned mass wedding of 1,500 couples slated for today, (Sunday).

We’ll miss lone PDP member in Lagos Assembly – FESTAC residents

Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday condoled with the former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, over the death of his mother, Alhaja Wosilat Obanikoro.

Senator Obanikoro: My aide died after making extrajudicial statement to EFCC

The N2.2bn fraud trial of former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and one Spotless Limited continued on Tuesday with further cross-examination of Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro, who is the fifth prosecution witness.

Glo felicitates with Muslims on Eid-El-Kabir

Integrated telecommunications company, Globacom, has felicitated with Nigerian Muslims on the celebration of the annual Islamic festival, Eid-El-Kabir.
Pat Asadu

Pat Asadu: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has no serious opponent

The member representing Nsukka/Igboeze South federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Dr. Pat Asadu, has declared that Governor Ifeanyi of Enugu State would have a smooth sail in his re-election bid.

Ex-Minister Maku warns politicians against divisive tendencies

Labaran Maku, the National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, has warned politicians against creating division among Christians and Muslims in Nasarawa.

Sallah: Benue records three deaths, crashes

Three people died, while 26 others sustained injuries in six road accidents in Benue during the just-concluded Sallah celebrations.

Senator Wamakko advises Sokoto youths to shun violence

The Chairman of the Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has cautioned youths in Sokoto State against fomenting violence before and after the 2019 polls.
Former Kano state governors and erstwhile political opponents, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Ibrahim Shekarau

2019: Ex-Governors Kwankwaso, Shekarau feud deepens

The euphoria that followed the defection of three All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and 35 federal lawmakers to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have dissipated as the struggle for control of the structure in some states is threatening to tear the party apart.

Kwara Speaker declares for 2019 governorship race

The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ahmad Ali, has declared his intention to vie for the governorship election of Kwara State in the forthcoming general elections.

Senator Makarfi: Why I should be PDP presidential candidate

A former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has given reasons why he believes he should be the candidate of the party for next year’s presidential election.
4 President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the activities of bandits and criminals in Zamfara and neighbouring states under Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport

President Buhari unleashes troops on cattle rustlers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave marching orders to Nigerian troops to be ruthless in the battle against cattle rustlers, bandits and kidnappers in the country.

Lagos community tasks Governor Ambode on healthcare centre, school, housing

Residents of Mallam Village Community in Ebute Metta in Lagos State on Friday appealed to the Lagos State Government to provide them with a modern healthcare centre and a primary school.
6 President Buhari returns to Abuja after 10 working days holiday to an enthusiastic reception from Nigerians on 18th August 2018

President Buhari returns to Abuja after Eid-el-Kabir festival

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after celebrating the Muslim festival of Eid-el-Kabir in Daura, his hometown.
President Buhari receives different Groups in Daura Katsina State on 24th Aug 2018

President Buhari tells military to be ruthless in fighting bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be “as ruthless as humanly possible” in carrying out their assignment.

Police recall DPO over alleged corruption

The Divisional Police Officer in charge of Pen Cinema Police Division, Lagos State, Harrison Nwabuisi, has been recalled to the state Police Command headquarters following corruption allegation leveled against him.
Akin Osuntokun

Akin Osuntokun insists Presidency lied over bombing in Borno village

A chieftain of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, Akin Osuntokun, has debunked claims by the Presidency that he lied over the bombing in a Borno village during the Sallah period.

Governor Lalong lauds Muslims for peaceful Sallah in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong has commended the people of the State for the peaceful celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir, in Plateau State.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.