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Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.
Atiku Abubakar: Killing of soldiers avoidable if service chiefs didn’t attend Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election...
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, said the killing of 44 soldiers could have been avoidable if service chiefs did not not attend the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign, “Next Level.”
Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye, the Wife of the General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has led thousands of worshipers to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, and Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN).
Ebonyi state governor, Dr David Umahi, has said he will continue to fight against marginalisation of his people from their sister States in the south-east.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja, insisted the All Progressive Congress (APC) deserved re-election in 2019, in view of the achievements of the APC-led Federal Government.
The Primate of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to the Federal Government not to forget Leah Shuaibu and the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity.
The Labour Party has described the statement of the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on the declaration of a former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, to stand for next year’s presidential election on the platform of the party as borne out of malice.
Muslim pilgrims performing the Hajj in the holy city of Mecca had ascended the Mount Arafat on Monday, and the Federal Government had subsequently declared Tuesday and Wednesday public holiday for the august occasion.
Airtel and 9mobile, mobile network operators in the country, have opposed the transfer of an 800MHz from Visafone Communications to MTN Nigeria.
Pastor Fred Odekhian of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Court of His Majesty, on Sunday, advised fathers to live responsibly and shun divorce in order to raise morally upright children.
The party of Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Saturday voted to back the formation of a large "unified party" with its allies, with the president saying there should be a primary to choose a candidate before presidential polls due in 2020.
Rev Tamaraebi Siloko, the pastor of Newlife Baptist Church, Suncity, Abuja has urged the Federal Government to increase the number of security personnel to checkmate crime and other forms of insecurity in the country.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Plateau chapter, has decried the lack of unity among Christians, and declared that the travails of the faithful would only worsen if the Church remained divided.
As Nigeria marks 57th anniversary of its independence, Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Dr Olusina Fape, says Nigeria at 57 is sick and confused because the leaders and the led are suffering from corruption and selfishness.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, Oyo State chapter, says the on-going re-alignment of forces by the opposition political players in the state ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election would fail.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.
Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.
Reports across the 15 local government areas of Bauchi where supplementary elections are being conducted indicate hitch-free exercise, with impressive turnout of voters, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.
Mrs Sarah Ochekpe, a former Minister of Water Resources and Rural Development, has called for fairness and credibility in the re-run elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
There was pandemonium at Oba Akenzua Secondary School and Ihogbe College in Benin City when suspected Cultists invaded the school as one student was feared kill and many others injured.
Davido, popular Afrobeats artiste born David Adedeji Adeleke, has become the first Nigerian artistes to hit 10 million followers on Instagram.
Genetic scientists believe they could clone Lionel Messi in the future by using current scientific practices.