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In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Labour and Productivity, Senator Abu Ibrahim, has traced the high spate of banditry and kidnapping in Katsina State to its closeness to Zamfara State.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.
The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas of the state.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commended Nigerians youths for taking up the challenge of tasking their governors to be committed to qualitative education for children, especially the girl child.
The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.
As government intensifies efforts to end activities of bandits in Zamfara, the state’s new Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Usman Nagogo, has said that he would deploy dialogue, as against fire power, to tackle the trend.
The Katsina State government may have imposed a ban on all forms of farming around the dreaded Rugu forest as bandits and kidnappers continue to harass residents in at least nine of the 34 local government areas.
Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara state has disclosed that end to banditry will no longer be lips talk but by action based on the outcome of his meeting with leaders of the Fulani and their famous association Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association.
Governor Simon Bako Lalong has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara and Sokoto states over the gruesome murder of 20 villagers in Kwaddi villages in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Speaker of the House of representatives, Femu Gbajamiamila, has made his first appointment a few minutes after emerging winner.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is set to challenge the declaration of Bello Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the March 9 Governorship Elections in Zamfara State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lamented traditional rulers’ aiding and abetting of banditry in Zamfara State.
Senator Victor Umeh, who contested the February National Assembly election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared winner for Anambra Central senatorial zone by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not eligible to contest the election.
Arsenal forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates the wedding to his stunning fiancee Betty Vardanyan with romantic Venice boat trip.
American stand-up comedian and actor, Bill Cosby, 81, is dishing out parenting, drug use and life advice to his fellow inmates.
Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, (UNICAL), Prof. Zana Akpagu, says they are investigating some staff who are allegedly involved in collecting money from unsuspecting members of the public and forging his signature to give them fake jobs in the institution.
The Kebbi Government has appealed to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle the students tuition fees.
A group, Kogi state Liberation network, an amalgamation of seven All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups, has endorsed Gen Patrick Ademu Akpa (Rtd) for the APC governorship primary.
The former Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, says he was always in tears whenever the remembrance of the annulled June 12 election comes to mind.
Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.
Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
Nigerian fans paid a courtesy visit to Super Eagles camp in Cairo ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nigeria’s Nation Cup winning captain Mikel Obi said he is ‘hungry’ to win again, and believes the Super Eagles have a good chance of lifting the top prize in Egypt.