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Labour party denies factional chairman’s membership

Embattled National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, has described Tuesday’s purported special convention of the party, organised by some aggrieved leaders of the party as a “gathering of miscreants” saying the factional chairman Tayo Omotosho was never a member ...

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Buhari meets Akeredolu, Obiano in Aso Rock

*Anambra governor tasks INEC on neutrality  President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday had separate meetings with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state and his Anambra state counterpart, Mr. Willie Obiano at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Speaking to State House correspondents at ...

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CSOs urge politicians to eshew bitterness

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Coalition of Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) has called on the political elites to put their houses in order for Nigeria’s nascent democratic system to thrive and yield the desired democratic dividends. Th e group urged them ...

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He was a remarkable offi cer – Buhari

By Abdullahi M.Gulloma Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late Military Administrator of Kaduna state and chairman of Freedom Radio Kano, retired Air Vice Marshal Mukhtari Mohammed, as one of the fi nest, most principled, patriotic and loyal military ...

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Ex- Kaduna military gov dies at 74

By Bashir Mohammed Kano A onetime military governor of Kaduna state, Air Vice Marshal Muktari Mohammed (retd) is dead. Mohammed died yesterday in a London hospital at the age of 74. The late Muktari Mohammed, was flown to London for ...

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Breaking: Oyinlola set to return to PDP

The Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party caretaker Committee in Osun State, Alhaji Sarafadeen Isola, has said former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola, has forgiven the party. Isola said this in Osogbo on Tuesday when he led the committee and chieftains of the ...

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Nigeria overcoming recession – Popoola

By Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja The Managing Director and Chief Executive of CRC Credit Bureau, Alhaji Ahmed Babatunde Popoola, has applauded the federal government for overcoming recession. He, however, urged the economic team to set the pace for a robust and ...

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Okowa praises Buhari for keeping Nigeria united

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, yesterday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for sustaining the country’s fragile peace, saying all Nigerians should stand up to applaud the gesture in the midst of excruciating challenges. “It is a thing of joy that ...

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We didn’t receive N10bn SUBEB funds – Bagudu

Birnin Kebbi Kebbi state Governor, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, has debunked media report that his administration received N10 billion as counterpart funding from the federal government under Universal Basic Primary Education (SUBEB). The governor explained that, since the inception of his ...

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INEC registers 49,223 voters in Yobe

  The newly redeployed Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yobe state, Ahmad Makama said, 49,223 voters have so far been registered during the first and second batch of the ongoing exercise in Yobe state.   ...

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Obaseki pardons 70 prisoners

Edo City– Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday, approved the release of 70 inmates from various prisons across the state as part of activities marking Nigeria’s 57th independence. A statement by Special Adviser on Media and Strategy to the governor, ...

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Nigeria at 57: PDP preaches unity, progress

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the Federal government, traditional, religious, political and opinion leaders at different levels to continue to work for the unity, peace and progress of the country. The major opposition party in a statement Sunday ...

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Buhari is too slow – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised the slow pace at which the present administration of Muhammadu Buhari is taking to fulfill its promises to Nigerians. The former president said this in an interview with African Arguments magazine, and stressed that ...

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Only APC can make an Igbo man President – Oyegun

…Inaugurates campaign team for Anambra The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said that the party remains the best option for actualising a south-east Presidency in the nearest future. Oyegun disclosed this Thursday ...

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