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The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state yesterday said the conduct of the wedding of the daughter of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Mauritius was a vexatious display of insensitivity by the governor towards the difficult challenges currently being faced by citizens of the state.
As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.
Two Bahrain athletes of Nigerian descent Abass Abubakar and Musa Isah have given reasons for changing their nationalities.
The Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Sunday, declared that there is nothing like non-indigeneship in Kano, insisting that everybody residing in the ancient commercial city remain a bonafide indigene irrespective of ethnic, cultural and religious background.
Alhaji Adam Ayokunnu, head of Yoruba Community Central Mosque, Umuagu, Asaba, has declared that nobody, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, can force any religion on Nigerians.
Mr. Celestine Okoye, the Zamfara state Commissioner of Police, said on Wednesday that the main reason for persistent terror attacks in the state was due to reprisal attacks between Fulani and Hausa people.
The National Chairman/presidential candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, on Wednesday, announced her withdrawal from the race for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
Tens of thousands of people turned out as President Muhammadu Buhari’s boisterous campaign bandwagon rolled into northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano.
Ekiti workers have been urged to shun partisanship and every other unethical behaviour that have contributed to the denigration of the public service, as government would not hesitate to discipline erring workers no matter how highly placed or connected.
The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s character and achievements can earn him a return to presidency in 2019.
The Coalition of Untied Political Parties (CUPP) has released what it described as a New Year message to Nigerians, saying that a new dawn for Nigeria will begin with the rejection of President Muhammadu Buhari at the polls in 2019.
Primate Babatunde Ayodele Elijah of the Inri Evangelical Mission, has predicted that the boasts of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), notwithstanding, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), will still win the 2019 presidential polls in the country.
As thousands of Nigerians convened at the headquarters of Deeper Life Bible Church (DLBC), Gbagada, Lagos, yesterday, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, urged all the people of Nigeria “to refuse corruption which has eaten deep into the fabrics of the country.”
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said the nation has come of age at 58 and that everyone must refuse corruption which has eaten deep into the fabrics of the nation.
The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has condemned the barrage of criticisms against President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of a Northerner, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), saying the president made a perfect choice.
Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has endorsed Mrs Bianca Ojukwu’s bid to contest the Anambra South Senatorial election in 2019.
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says a fight with Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder “has to happen in 2020”.
A middle aged woman whose name was given as Agnes Okekpe has been raped to comma by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ebenebe community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Onoriode “Godzilla” Ehwariemi of Nigeria has vowed to defeat his Argentine opponent, Argentina’s Ariel “Chiquito” Baracamonte, when they clash for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental heavyweight title at GOtv Boxing Night 20.
UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria Mr Edward Kallon said in a statement at the weekend that the international community was saddened by the killing of the four aid workers.
Eni Aluko has spoken openly about the way she was treated during her time in Italy at Juventus due to the colour of her skin.
Arsenal need to follow the lead of arch-rivals Tottenham and get a proven manager in place, says John Hartson, with the Gunners in no position to take “a chance” on Freddie Ljungberg.
Former junior international football sensation Philip Osondu has been reported dead today in his base in Belgium.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has described the President as a “General” who jails the corrupt and loves the poor people in Nigeria.
Chairman of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, was at the weekend bestowed with a prestigious honour of Most Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.