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A former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, on Wednesday disclosed that President Muhammmadu Buhari has endorsed the report of the Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s committee on restructuring.
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), a group of Elders from the Niger Delta, has rejected the plan to establish Ruga settlements for herdsmen across the country.
Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and Afenifere leader, has accused a former governor of Lagos, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and some Yoruba leaders of deceiving President Muhammadu Buhari that they are in support of his government.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that the report of him expressing opposition to state police was totally false.
Former Chief of Army Staff, Rtd General Alani Akinrinade on Wednesday said it is imperative for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the vexed issue of restructuring for the good of the country.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said the philosophy behind June 12 must continually be celebrated by ensuring that elected officers were accountable and every Nigerian treated equally.
Governor Seyi Makinde took the oath of office alongside his deputy, Alhaji Rauf Olaniyan, on Wednesday with a declaration that the state could not pay the N30,000 minimum wage because of its lean resources.
As President Muhammadu Buhari takes oath of office for a second term on Wednesday, legal luminary and founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has said restructuring remains the way out of the country’s problems.
The inaugural Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has expressed serious doubt about Nigeria remaining as one entity if true federalism is not urgently implemented.
A coalition of Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, said the secretive conspiracy by the Niger Delta Republic Fighters to declare Niger Delta Republic on June 1, was not a collective plan of agitators in the region, but a sponsored political plan to clampdown on Niger Delta leaders.
As Vice President Yemi Osinbajo celebrates his 62nd birthday, Sen. Bola Tinubu, leader of All Progressives Congress, describes him as erudite legal luminary and a worthy ally.
The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Suraju Ishola Adekunbi, says the practice of true federalism will accelerate regional development and enhance rapid growth of every part of the nation through the promotion of healthy rivalry among the various regions.
A socio-political group, Igbo Kwenu Association, has said Igbo living in the South East and other parts of the country would vote any political party that supports restructuring.
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, retired Major General John Wilson Terwase Gbor, on Sunday in Abuja pledged that his administration would protect every Nigerian no matter where the person lives.
A retired U.S. serviceman, Ike Keke, has emerged the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).
The Nigerian Youth Parliament have kicked against the choice of Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as head of the Committee on Decentrailsation of the Nigerian Police.
A former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to implement the All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee’s report on restructuring as a step to reposition the country.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.
Everton summer signing Alex Iwobi begs Bournemouth midfielder Philip Billing to represent Super Eagles instead of Denmark.
Parma have announced Ivory Coast international Gervinho has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2022.
Bernardo Silva and Cristiano Ronaldo both got on the scoresheet as Portugal ran out 3-0 winners over Luxembourg on Friday night.
According to AS, Real Madrid want to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in January after failing with a move during the summer.
The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has now been fixed to commence on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United.