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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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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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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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Bindow, Ribadu in f erce battle for 2019

As the war of words between supporters of Adamawa state Governor Muhammadu Bindow Umaru Jibrilla, and that of the former anti-corruption czar, Nuhu Ribadu, continues unabated, IBRAHIM ABDUL’AZIZ writes on the tussle for Adamawa Government House. Following the new twists ...

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Looted Funds: FG changes recovery tactic

  The federal government is adopting a new approach to its recovery of stolen funds stashed in foreign countries, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said. Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) ...

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