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May 29, 2017 8:39 PM ‘Buhari’s health — his ability to lead — has overshadowed politics in Nigeria’

Nigeria’s ailing president was glaringly absent on Monday as his deputy marked their two years in power, with no word on the head of state’s health three weeks after he went on indefinite medical leave. Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy Yemi Osinbajo were sworn into office on May 29, 2015, two months after securing the first opposition victory against 13

May 29, 2017 3:59 PM Police on red alert ahead of May 30 Biafra Day celebration

- The Imo state police command calls on residence of the state go about their lawful business and ignore what it described propaganda and directives from persons whose identity remains largely unknown. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has directed all state commissioners of police to place their states on red alert ahead of the planned sit-at-home 15

May 29, 2017 2:55 PM BREAKING: INEC’s Electoral Institute DG, Prof. Abubakar Momoh is dead

The Director General of The Electoral Institute, Prof. Abubakar Momoh, is dead. New Telegraph reports that multiple reports are indicating that Prof. Momoh died after a protracted illness. NAIJ.com gathered that members of a WhatsApp group, which has the spokesman of the Pro-National Democratic Coalition, Wale Okunniyi, as its Administrator, confirmed 13

May 29, 2017 10:25 AM Chude Jideonwo: Dear President Buhari, you have broken our hearts

You were in our nation’s capital, being inaugurated as the first Nigerian in our nation’s history to win the presidency from an opposition party. I was far away, in Lagos; but I had a cherished privilege: to be the one to publish the very first tweet on your account as President of the Federal of Nigeria. And as my colleague, Oluwatobi Soyombo watched 15

May 29, 2017 7:50 AM Muslim group rejects May 29 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, insists on June 12

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has rejectd May 29 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, describing it is fraudulent, unrealistic and escapist. The group asked the federal government to declare June 12 as Democracy Day instead of May 29, which was picked by the last military regime of General Abdul Salaam Abubakar. According to the group, May 29 only marked 13

May 29, 2017 7:05 AM Democracy day: Osinbajo prays for Buhari, vows to recover all stolen money [Full speech]

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday prayed for good health for President Muhammdu Buhari. He also vowed that the administration ​will ensure that all stolen funds were recovered and culprits brought to justice. Osinbajo said this in a national broadcast to commemorate the nation’s Democracy Day and second anniversary of the President Muhammadu 17

May 29, 2017 6:19 AM Police, army have plans to arrest and kill innocent Biafra agitators on May 30

Pro-Biafra group, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra has warned Biafra agitators to stay at home on May 30th, to avoid getting shoot at by the police. MASSOB, in a statement signed by its Anambra state coordinator and secretary, Mr Augustine Egbeh and Joseph Nnaji, respectively, asked the Inspector General of Police to deploy 11

May 29, 2017 5:23 AM 'BRAVE' Nnamdi Kanu disobeys court order, addresses pro-Biafra crowd in his father's compound

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, in an apparent flout of court order addressed a crowd of supporters, which were more than 10. The IPOB leader addressed them in his father’s compound in Abia state. The address appeared a violation of conditions set by Justice Binta Nyako when she granted Mr. Kanu bail in April 8

May 29, 2017 5:23 AM Nnamdi Kanu disobey court's order, addresses pro-Biafra crowd

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, in an apparent flout of court order addressed a crowd of supporters, which were more than 10. The IPOB leader addressed them in his father’s compound in Abia state. The address appeared a violation of conditions set by Justice Binta Nyako when she granted Mr. Kanu bail in April 12

May 29, 2017 3:59 AM Why Boko Haram succeeded in recent attack on NAF base—CAS

ABUJA—THE Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has blamed recent successful attack on a defence base of the Nigerian Air Force by the Boko Haram terrorists, on some base commanders, who he said were yet to imbibe and adopt the tenets of new base defence concept. The Air Force boss, according to a statement by Director of Public Relations 12