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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.
The National Association of Seadogs, Pyrates Confraternity, has demanded for the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the deployment and siege on the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).
Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, is inconsequential in the politics of the state.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
Juventus are preparing a bid in the region of €10 million (£9m/$11m) for young Barcelona left-back Juan Miranda.
Residents of Odumodu in Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State have said their monarch, Igwe Kris Onyekwuluje, should be held responsible for any calamity on any of their leaders.
Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.
Former Niger State governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, has said that the reason he has decided to stay quiet for a long time is to keep people guessing on what he is up to.
A federal lawmaker under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the House of Representatives in Oyo State, Hon. Shina Abiola Peller, representing Iseyi/Kajola/Itesiwaju/Iwajowa federal constituency of Oyo State, has empowered about 120 graduate farmers in the state with over N50 million as part of efforts to improve the economic well being of the people.