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December 10, 2018 7:24 PM Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olu reveals he never wanted to be Governor

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has admitted that his aspiration was to be appointed Chief of Staff, but “God has turned the table around”. He made this revelation at a special prayer session, organized by the Nasrul-Lahil-il-Fath Society (NASFAT) at its headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja on Sunday 18

December 7, 2018 3:55 PM Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in two commissioners, speaks on vacancies in boards of parastatals, establishments

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Friday swore in Mrs. Eucharia Uche Offor and Prince Emeka Mamah as commissioners in his cabinet. Mrs. Offor, who was the immediate past commissioner for finance, resigned her position to contest for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for Igbo-Etiti/Uzo-Uwani Federal Constituency, while Prince Mamah 18

December 2, 2018 6:42 PM 2019: APC, PDP destroyed Nigeria’s future – GPN chieftain, Santos Ayuba

A Senatorial candidate of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) Santos Ayuba Tangshak vying for Plateau Central Senatorial seat has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of being responsible for the destruction of the nation’s future. Tangshak stated this while declaring his intention 20

November 25, 2018 9:55 AM Boko Haram: What Buhari must do now – SERAP reacts to killing of soldiers

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the spending of defence and military budgets between 1999 and 2018 in order to promote transparency and accountability in the sector. SERAP said the probe would ensure that the funds meant for military 30

November 19, 2018 3:42 PM Your life an inspiration to Nigerians – Buhari tells Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as he turns 61. According to Buhari, the life journey of his predecessor “remains an inspiration to every young Nigerian of the possibilities that await anyone willing to learn, work hard and participate in making the country great.” In the goodwill 19

November 18, 2018 5:29 PM Fire guts 156 shops at Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba

Fire on Saturday gutted about 156 shops at the timber and furniture section of Nkwo Ngwa market in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia, leaving many families in grief for their losses. The Chairman of the market traders’ association, Okechukwu Lawrence, told NAN at the market on Sunday that he was informed about the incident through phone call around 24

November 16, 2018 6:06 AM Buhari speaks on saying ‘40m Nigerians are Mad’

President Muhammadu Buhari has denied statement credited to him making the rounds that many Nigerians are suffering from mental illness. The report had it that president Muhammadu Buhari in his address in the Paris Peace Forum, said 40 million Nigerians were mad. But, reacting, Femi Adesina the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity denied 27

November 15, 2018 7:19 AM Corruption: Dasuki, Diezani, Shema, Fayose’s houses top list of assets seized by EFCC

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Leading the pack is a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has forfeited some prized assets. Lost to the Federal Government by the ex-Minister are a multi-storey 24

October 26, 2018 1:22 PM 2019 presidency: Yoruba youths attack Fashola over comment on Buhari

The Yoruba Youth Council, YYC, has frowned at the statement by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that President Muhammadu Buhari will return power to the region if they reelect him for a second term in 2019. Fashola had while speaking at a special Town Hall Meeting on infrastructure organised by the Ministry of Information 23

October 23, 2018 11:40 AM Aspirants sue ADC, Ladoja, Koleoso, Soji Akanbi over senatorial, reps, assembly tickets

A senatorial aspirant under the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Oyo State, Mr. Olatunji Haastrup Adewale has approached a Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan praying the court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reject the senator representing Oyo South, Mr. Soji Akanbi, as the candidate of the party 26