President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday met 22 aggrieved Senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in a bid to stop them from defecting from the party. Buhari, who met the Senators, who are aggrieved over their inability to secure a return ticket to the Senate, at...
Nigeria's main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday, fumed at the comment credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he made mistake when he picked his Vice President in 1999. The party also threatened to expose Obasanjo so that Nigerians can see him for what he is,...
President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday swear in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). This was disclosed in a tweet by Buhari’s digital media aide, Bashir Ahmad Justice Ariwoola is replacing Justice Tanko Mohammed who resigned from his position as CJN on Monday. Justice Ariwoola was appointed...
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad has resigned his appointment, with sources saying he resigned last night on health grounds. According to information filtering out, arrangements are now on to swear in the next most senior justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the acting Chief...
The Zamfara State Government has directed residents to obtain guns so they can defend themselves against criminal bandits terrorising the state. The Zamfara State Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara, gave the directive in a statement on Sunday, declaring that the state government had directed residents of the state to prepare...
The Governor of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has jas that his first 100 days in office were dominated with fighting insecurity Soludo, who described the first 100 days in office as very “bumpy,” however, said that he looked forward to better days ahead as governor of the state. The governor...
A rights group, Center for Reform and Public Advocacy, has given the Inspector-General of Police a 48-hour ultimatum to arrest and initiate criminal prosecution against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for allegedly supplying false academic qualifications to secure the nomination. The organisation, stated...
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has confirmed that it raided the Abuja home of a military contractor and seized N175,706,500; $220,965; G-Wagon; 2022 editions of BMW and Mercedes Benz cars. The anti-graft agency also said its operatives also recovered customised mobile phones; several designer wrist...
The Supreme Court of Nigeria has struck out a suit filed against the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari challenging the legality of section 84 (12) of the Electoral Act 2022. The Apex Court, in its ruling on Friday, held that President Buhari, having assented to the Electoral Bill on...
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulahi Adamu, on Thursday gave a matching order to the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Osun Campaign Committee to use whatever it takes within the ambit of the law to win the July 16, 2022 election. Adamu gave the mandate at the inauguration...