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March 16, 2018 4:29 PM Buhari, Saraki, Obasanjo to attend political summit Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday be a guest of honour at the 3rd annual national political submit slated to take place in Abuja. Others to grace the occasion include the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The 3-day event is themed “Reforming the Nigerian Federation:Which Way Forward 18

March 14, 2018 4:31 AM NBBF releases Nigeria’s team roster for 21st Commonwealth Games

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has released its official team roster for the 21st Commonwealth Games. The team made up of 6 home based players and 6 foreign based players will be captained by Ike Diogu who plies his trade with Henan in the Chinese league. Diogu who captained the team to a 2017 Afrobasket silver medal finish was also influential in the team’s 30

March 13, 2018 12:03 PM Budget padding: Reps recall Jibrin from suspension

The House of Representatives on Tuesday recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from his suspension. Jibrin was recalled following a letter of apology he wrote to the House which was announced during plenary by Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. Despite not reading the content of the letter, Dogara said by implication, Jibrin 27

March 12, 2018 8:25 AM Chibok parents visit Dapchi tomorrow

Parents of the missing schoolgirls from Chibok town in Borno State will tomorrow visit Dapchi town to express sympathy with parents of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by insurgents last month. It was gathered that the visit was essentially to sympathise with parents of the recently abducted schoolgirls from Government Girls’ Science and Technical ‎College 23

March 10, 2018 2:40 PM Gov. Okowa raises alarm over Illegal oil bunkering

Governor spoke when Officials of the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, paid him a courtesy visit. Governor Okowa said the State Government will work with the EFCC to tackle corruption in the State. “Partnering with the EFCC and other security agencies will go a long way in securing the economy of Nigeria 27

March 7, 2018 2:37 AM Succour for Anambra community

was a prayer answered for the people of Anambra West Local Government Area recently as contractor resumed construction work on the Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road. The people could not contain their excitement following the resumption of work on the road which was abandoned for a very long time. The contract for the road, which passes through Otuocha-Anam-Nzam-Inoma 17

March 6, 2018 3:35 PM Businessman docked for allegedly duping clients of N85 million

The Police in Abuja on Tuesday arraigned a 34-year-old businessman, Attahiru Mohammed, in a Wuse Zone 2 Magistrates’ Court, for alleged conspiracy, forgery and unlawful reselling of land. The defendant of Bwari area, FCT, Abuja, is facing a five- count charge of criminal conspiracy, misappropriation, forgery, theft and breach of trust. The prosecutor 24

March 4, 2018 3:28 PM APC sweeps Edo LG election [Full list of winners]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo. Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), Prof. Stanley Orobator, announced the results of the council polls in Benin on Sunday. Orobator said the exercise was rancor-free and that there was no reported 28

February 27, 2018 1:26 PM BREAKING: APC extends Oyegun’s tenure

The All Progressives Congress, APC, national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Executive Committee has been given one year extension to be in office. This decision was arrived at during the national executive committee, NEC, meeting of the party holding in Abuja. The meeting was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari and other party bigwigs 26

February 26, 2018 9:07 PM BREAKING: Saraki absent at APC caucus meeting

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki is conspicuously absent at the National Caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, currently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Top government officials and APC chieftains at the meeting are President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Yakubu Dogara and other members 26