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I feel sad over CJN’s trial – Osinbaj

17 January 2019
I feel sad over CJN’s trial – Osinbaj

 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is feeling sad over the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, on allegations of false and non-asset declarations. The...

Saraki warns against do-or-die elections

17 January 2019
Saraki warns against do-or-die elections

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, to look into allegations that politicians were buying uncollected Permanent Voters...

Osinbajo Urges States to Go to Court over Restructuring

17 January 2019
Osinbajo Urges States to Go to Court over Restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo wedbrdday in Ibadan, Oyo State, said restructuring of the country can be achieved through litigation as states are free to employ litigation instead of waiting endlessly...

IGP talks tough on elections

17 January 2019
IGP talks tough on elections

The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has formally assumed office with a promise to restore the dwindling primacy of the Nigerian Police Force within the internal security architecture...

NNPC: Nigeria Earned 0.35m from Crude Oil in October 2018

17 January 2019
NNPC: Nigeria Earned 0.35m from Crude Oil in October 2018

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said the country earned 0.35 million from the export of crude oil and gas for the month of October 2018. The corporation disclosed this...

Protect your votes, Aisha Buhari tells Nigerians

17 January 2019
Protect your votes, Aisha Buhari tells Nigerians

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called on women and the youth from the North-East to wait behind at polling units and protect their votes during the general...

Nigeria’s inflation increases to 11.44% – NBS

17 January 2019
Nigeria’s inflation increases to 11.44% – NBS

The consumer price index (CPI) which measures inflation increased slightly to 11.44 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2018 against November figure of 11.28 per cent, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

NBA, SANs, CUPP kick as FG orders freezing of CJN’s bank accounts

17 January 2019
NBA, SANs, CUPP kick as FG orders freezing of CJN’s bank accounts

The Federal Government has ordered that restrictions be placed on five bank accounts belonging to the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The restriction order was contained in...

Buhari unaware of allegations against CJN because cabals running his govt – Atiku

17 January 2019
Buhari unaware of allegations against CJN because cabals running his govt – Atiku

 Former Vice President of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has replied the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

I must privatize NNPC even if they are going to kill me – Atiku

17 January 2019
I must privatize NNPC even if they are going to kill me – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as a “Mafia organization.” Speaking during an interactive session with...

New Police IG sacks force’s spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood; appoints replacement

17 January 2019
New Police IG sacks force’s spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood; appoints replacement

Police Spokesperson, Frank Mba The acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has appointed a new spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force. He is Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of...

We won’t vote if academic activities don’t resume in varsities —NANS

17 January 2019
We won’t vote if academic activities don’t resume in varsities —NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students has threatened to boycott the 2019 general elections should the Federal Government fail to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities....

FG Orders NFIU to Freeze Justice Walter Onnoghen’s Accounts

17 January 2019
FG Orders NFIU to Freeze Justice Walter Onnoghen’s Accounts

The federal government has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to freeze five bank accounts belonging to Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). In a letter seen by...

I’ll reduce the size of Federal Govt, Atiku vows

17 January 2019
I’ll reduce the size of Federal Govt, Atiku vows

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reduce the size of the centre if elected. Atiku, who spoke at a meeting with the Business...

MC Oluomo ‘discharged’ from hospital

17 January 2019
MC Oluomo ‘discharged’ from hospital

Musiliu Akinsanya, a chieftain of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) better known as MC Oluomo, has been discharged from a Lagos hospital where he was receiving treatment. MC...

Buhari’s key campaign coordinator returns to PDP in Akwa Ibom

17 January 2019
Buhari’s key campaign coordinator returns to PDP in Akwa Ibom

A former speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and Chairman, Media Publicity and Image Making of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign groups in the state, Engr. Ignatius Edet, on...

APC: Okorocha, 6 others face panel over anti-party activities

16 January 2019
APC: Okorocha, 6 others face panel over anti-party activities

Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and six other big wigs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state have been invited to appear before a disciplinary committee set up by...

Facebook to impose stricter ad rules to prevent political interference ahead of elections

16 January 2019
Facebook to impose stricter ad rules to prevent political interference ahead of elections

The social media platform will also extend similar rules to Nigeria and Ukraine, where presidential elections are due in the next two months Facebook on Tuesday that it would extend...

Kirsten Gillibrand announces campaign for 2020 presidential election

16 January 2019
Kirsten Gillibrand announces campaign for 2020 presidential election

Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the MeToo movement, announced on Tuesday she was running for president. Nearly 22 months...

PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit ticks down to the line

16 January 2019
PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit ticks down to the line

Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faces a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union...

CAC registers 39,074 businesses in 2 months

16 January 2019
CAC registers 39,074 businesses in 2 months

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has said that through the implementation of its Business Incentive Strategy, it had been able to register 39,074 business names between October and November 2018....

Buhari, Osinbajo, others remember fallen heroes

16 January 2019
Buhari, Osinbajo, others remember fallen heroes

Armed Forces remembrance day President Muhammadu Buhari led Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the leadership of the National Assembly and the judiciary to lay wreaths at the National Memorial Arcade in...

Kwara bans street campaigns, rallies.

16 January 2019
Kwara bans street campaigns, rallies.

Following the repeated violent attacks in Ilorin, Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed has banned street rallies in Kwara State after setting up a joint task force to curb the incidents. The governor...

Sokoto buries 26 victims of armed bandits

16 January 2019
Sokoto buries 26 victims of armed bandits

Twenty-six people killed by armed bandits in three communities of Gandi district, Rabah Local Government of Sokoto State, have been buried with Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal in attendance at the...

Idris and transitioning of Nigeria’s troubled police

16 January 2019
Idris and transitioning of Nigeria’s troubled police

Buhari (middle), Idris and Adamu To his relief and that of most Nigerians, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has finally been transitioned from Inspector-General of Police to an ordinary civilian by...

No going back on election boycott – IPOB

16 January 2019
No going back on election boycott – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dismissed reports that it has made a U-turn on its decision to boycott next month’s general elections. IPOB said its decision to shutdown...

Theresa May suffers historic defeat as parliament rejects fresh Brexit deal

16 January 2019
Theresa May suffers historic defeat as parliament rejects fresh Brexit deal

British Prime Minister, Theresa May Members of the United Kingdom Parliament on Tuesday rejected the latest Brexit deal proposed by Prime Minister Theresa May. Lawmakers voted 432-202 to hand Mrs...

CJN’s trial: ‘Presidency pushing Nigeria to anarchy’

16 January 2019
CJN’s trial: ‘Presidency pushing Nigeria to anarchy’

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) yesterday warned that the current moves by the Federal Government to humiliate the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and...

FG borrows N6.16tn from N8.499tn pension fund

16 January 2019
FG borrows N6.16tn from N8.499tn pension fund

The total pension assets under the Contributory Pension Scheme rose to N8.49tn as of the end of November 2018 financial period, latest figures obtained from the National Pension Commission on...

EFCC denies raid on CJN Onnoghen’s residence

16 January 2019
EFCC denies raid on CJN Onnoghen’s residence

FILE: Acting EFCC Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Magu addressing the press The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as “untrue and evil” reports that its personnel had invaded the...

I received signal from Abuja to suspend handover to Egbetokun —Imohimi

15 January 2019
I received signal from Abuja to suspend handover to Egbetokun —Imohimi

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday said that there would be no change of guard for now. Imohimi, who had invited the Press on Tuesday to...

Meet the new Police IG Mohammad Abubakar Adamu

15 January 2019
Meet the new Police IG Mohammad Abubakar Adamu

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammad Abubakar Adamu, who was decorated with his new rank by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, hails from Lafia, Nasarawa State and is a holder of...

2019 election: APC Shuns Presidential Debate On Corruption And Development - CDD

15 January 2019
2019 election: APC Shuns Presidential Debate On Corruption And Development - CDD

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is conspicuously absent at the ongoing presidential debate organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD). Five candidates are currently taking questions on the...

Okorocha’s party dumps Buhari, adopts Atiku

15 January 2019
Okorocha’s party dumps Buhari, adopts Atiku

The Action Alliance (AA), party, formed by the Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, in 2005 has said that it would throw its support, no for Buhari but behind the presidential...

Elections: INEC releases final guidelines

15 January 2019
Elections: INEC releases final guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, released the final electoral guideline for the 2019 general election, insisting on simultaneous accreditation and voting in modified document. INEC said the new...

Cabal in the Presidency After Me, Ortom Cries Out

15 January 2019
Cabal in the Presidency After Me, Ortom Cries Out

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has raised the alarm over what he described as an attempt by certain cabal within the presidency to pit him against President Muhammadu Buhari,...

Military should change strategy to defeat Boko Haram – IBB

15 January 2019
Military should change strategy to defeat Boko Haram – IBB

As Nigerians prepare to go the polls in less than 30 days, former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, has urged the military to change strategy in order to defeat Boko Haram....

Tambuwal suspends campaign as bandits kill 25 in Sokoto

15 January 2019
Tambuwal suspends campaign as bandits kill 25 in Sokoto

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal • Babangida urges new strategy to tackle terrorismFresh attacks on three villages in Gandi District, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State by people suspected to be...

No phone calls for collation officers - INEC

15 January 2019
No phone calls for collation officers - INEC

Collation officers will be barred from making or receiving telephone calls during ballot collation, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said yesterday. There will be simultaneous accreditation and voting and...

IGP Idris out, AIG Mohammed in

15 January 2019
IGP Idris out, AIG Mohammed in

As Inspector Gneral of Police Ibrahim Idris clocks the retirement age of 60, there are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari will today name AIG Abubakar Adamu Mohammed from Nasarawa State...

YCE, Ohanaeze, SMBL knock FG as court stops CJN’s trial

15 January 2019
YCE, Ohanaeze, SMBL knock FG as court stops CJN’s trial

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday stopped the Federal Government’s arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on charges...

Election: We’ll not tolerate vote-buying, says EFCC

14 January 2019
Election: We’ll not tolerate vote-buying, says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will not tolerate vote buying by Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) during the forthcoming general elections.Acting Head, Media and Publicity of the...

May urges lawmakers before Brexit vote to take a second look

14 January 2019
May urges lawmakers before Brexit vote to take a second look

British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers on Monday to take a “second look” at her deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament...

Onnoghen absent at CCT, trial adjourned till Jan 22

14 January 2019
Onnoghen absent at CCT, trial adjourned till Jan 22

Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), was absent when the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) commenced sitting on Monday. Danladi Umar, chairman of the CCT, convened the session at...

Ekiti: FRSC confirms 14 dead, five injured

14 January 2019
Ekiti: FRSC confirms 14 dead, five injured

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ekiti Command, Mr Kugu Ismaila, has confirmed that 14 people died while five others were injured in the truck accident at Iworoko...

Nnamdi Kanu says south-east governors are working for Buhari

14 January 2019
Nnamdi Kanu says south-east governors are working for Buhari

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says south-east governors are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. Kanu made the allegation in a broadcast on...

FG may increase fuel price after elections …To hit N200 per litre

14 January 2019
FG may increase fuel price after elections …To hit N200 per litre

There are fresh indications that the Federal Government may have concluded plans to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol, from N145 per litre to...

Court stops CJN Onnoghen’s planned arraignment

14 January 2019
Court stops CJN Onnoghen’s planned arraignment

The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Federal Government’s plan to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The Federal...

Buhari is Aware of Onnoghen’s Charge - Agbakoba

14 January 2019
Buhari is Aware of Onnoghen’s Charge - Agbakoba

Constitutional lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has said that there is no way President Muhammadu Buhari can pretend that he is not aware of charges against the Chief Justice of...

Collection of PVCs to Stop Feb 8 - INEC

14 January 2019
Collection of PVCs to Stop Feb 8 - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) will stop on February 8, 2019, eight days to the presidential and National Assembly...

Meghan Markle accidentally reveals her baby’s due date

14 January 2019
Meghan Markle accidentally reveals her baby’s due date

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex let slip her baby’s due date as she chatted to well-wishers in Birkenhead on Monday. Meghan, 37, revealed that she is six months pregnant,...

Court dismisses Adebutu's suit against PDP, INEC, Kashamu over Ogun PDP guber candidate

14 January 2019
Court dismisses Adebutu's suit against PDP, INEC, Kashamu over Ogun PDP guber candidate

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Monday dismissed a legal action instituted by a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu, to challenge the nomination of Senator...

Tinubu’s ex-CSO replaces Imohimi as Lagos commissioner of police

14 January 2019
Tinubu’s ex-CSO replaces Imohimi as Lagos commissioner of police

Kayode Egbetokun, former chief security officer to Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been named the new commissioner of police in Lagos state. TheCable...

Tension as CJN faces trial today

14 January 2019
Tension as CJN faces trial today

Condemnations have continued to trail an attempt by the Federal Government to arraign the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) today,...

Niger Delta agitators threaten attacks over Onnoghen’s ordeal

14 January 2019
Niger Delta agitators threaten attacks over Onnoghen’s ordeal

Justice Walter Onnoghen A Coalition of Niger Delta agitators yesterday warned it would attack the nation’s oil infrastructure if the Federal Government does not back down on its plan to...

2019: Don’t let Buhari steal your votes, Atiku charges Nigerians

14 January 2019
2019: Don’t let Buhari steal your votes, Atiku charges Nigerians

Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has charged Nigerians not to allow President Muhammadu Buhari “to...

2019: EU deploys election observers to Nigeria

14 January 2019
2019: EU deploys election observers to Nigeria

The European Commission has appointed Maria Arena as Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria for the 2019 General elections. Ms Arena, a member...

U.S., Europe may stop giving visa to Nigerian elite, politicians from tomorrow - Igini

14 January 2019
U.S., Europe may stop giving visa to Nigerian elite, politicians from tomorrow - Igini

The United States of America and European countries may with effect from tomorrow, stop issuance of visas to prominent Nigerian elite and politicians. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom...

Ignore CCT summons, South-South govs tell CJN

14 January 2019
Ignore CCT summons, South-South govs tell CJN

Governors of the South-South geopolitical zone on Sunday urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to ignore the summons issued to him by the Code of Conduct Tribunal...

Onnoghen: Constitution says erring judges must be investigated by NJC only —Afe Babalola

13 January 2019
Onnoghen: Constitution says erring judges must be investigated by NJC only —Afe Babalola

Legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has described the proposed trial on Monday of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged...

CJN’s planned trial a ploy to intimidate judges ahead of 2019 elections – NBA

13 January 2019
CJN’s planned trial a ploy to intimidate judges ahead of 2019 elections – NBA

The Nigerian Bar Association has condemned the filing of non-assets declaration charges against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by the Federal Government, describing it as a ploy...

150 SANs to defend CJN at tribunal

13 January 2019
150 SANs to defend CJN at tribunal

No fewer than 150 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) have volunteered to put up appearances in defence of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Mr Walter Onnoghen on Monday, before Mr...

I’ve done no wrong - Onnoghen

13 January 2019
I’ve done no wrong - Onnoghen

Responding to CCB interrogation in writing, CJN, Mr Walter Onnoghen pleaded his innocence on the issues raised, saying he did not do any wrong to warrant any action, having satisfied...

Buhari did not ask CJN to resign - Ojudu

13 January 2019
Buhari did not ask CJN to resign - Ojudu

The Special Adviser to the President on Politics, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, said last night that President Muhammadu Buhari did not ask the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to...

Aisha Buhari, Rochas disagree over support for gov’s son-in-law

13 January 2019
Aisha Buhari, Rochas disagree over support for gov’s son-in-law

The First Lady,Mrs Aisha Buhari yesterday in Owerri canvassed votes for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Imo State ,Senator Hope Uzodinma to the...

Onnoghen’s travails: Why I filed petition against CJN, says Buhari’s ex-spokesman

13 January 2019
Onnoghen’s travails: Why I filed petition against CJN, says Buhari’s ex-spokesman

The Executive Director, Anti-Corruption and Research Based Data Initiative, Mr Dennis Aghanya, has denied allegations that the Presidency has a hand in the petition his group wrote against the Chief...

South-south governors summon emergency meeting over CJN

13 January 2019
South-south governors summon emergency meeting over CJN

The South South Governor’s Forum has scheduled an emergency meeting for Sunday to discuss the developing move to remove Walter Onnoghen as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). In a...

South-East soldiers, biggest casualties of Boko Haram war

13 January 2019
South-East soldiers, biggest casualties of Boko Haram war

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused President Muhammadu Buahri and his party, the All Progressives Congress, of deceiving Nigerians with phony promises they do not intend to...

They want Onnoghen Out to Rig 2019 – Clark

13 January 2019
They want Onnoghen Out to Rig 2019 – Clark

Chief Edwin Clark JP Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and South South Forum, Chief Edwin Clark has expressed shock over the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice...

FG to arraign Onnoghen tomorrow for alleged non-declaration of assets, others

13 January 2019
FG to arraign Onnoghen tomorrow for alleged non-declaration of assets, others

President @MBuhari yesterday met with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter S.N. Onnoghen, at the State House. In a move speculated as plot to oust the Chief Justice of...

Ogun 2019: Kasamu denies withdrawing for Adebutu

13 January 2019
Ogun 2019: Kasamu denies withdrawing for Adebutu

The senator representing Ogun East at the Senate, Buruji Kasamu, says he has not withdrawn from the Ogun State governorship election holding on March 2, contrary to earlier media reports....

Gabon names new Prime Minister as Bongo seeks return to stability

12 January 2019
Gabon names new Prime Minister as Bongo seeks return to stability

Gabonese President Ali Bongo on Friday appointed Julien Nkoghe Bekale as his new Prime Minister. “By decree of the President of the Republic, Mr. Julien Nkoghe Bekale is appointed Head...

Gas explosion rocks central Paris shopping district, 9 injured

12 January 2019
Gas explosion rocks central Paris shopping district, 9 injured

A massive explosion probably caused by a gas leak gutted a the ground floor of a building in central Paris’s shopping district on Saturday, seriously injuring at least nine people,...

Macedonia paves way to EU membership by agreeing to 'North Macedonia' name change

12 January 2019
Macedonia paves way to EU membership by agreeing to 'North Macedonia' name change

Macedonian deputies voted Friday to change the country's name to "the Republic of North Macedonia", settling a decades-long row with Greece and paving the way to Nato and EU membership....

Maritime sector well positioned as alternative source of revenue – Abdulsalami

12 January 2019
Maritime sector well positioned as alternative source of revenue – Abdulsalami

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, wants Nigeria to develop alternative sources of revenue to oil and believes the maritime sector is one such good source. Speaking ahead...

Sanwo-Olu, Agbaje throw jabs at Lagos forum

12 January 2019
Sanwo-Olu, Agbaje throw jabs at Lagos forum

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Mr Jimi Agbaje, yesterday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues critical...

Dino Melaye safe, moved to DSS hospital – Police

12 January 2019
Dino Melaye safe, moved to DSS hospital – Police

The police force headquarters has denied reports making the rounds that some masked men whisked away Senator Dino Melaye from his hospital bed at a police clinic in Garki, Abuja....

Voters to collect PVCs at registration areas, wards – INEC

12 January 2019
Voters to collect PVCs at registration areas, wards – INEC

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the collection of permanent voters cards (PVCs) by voters will take place at registration areas and wards....

IGP plotting to kill me – Saraki alleges

12 January 2019
IGP plotting to kill me – Saraki alleges

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has raised alarm that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris was after his life. Saraki, who is the Director General of the PDP Presidential...

No provision for IG tenure extension in constitution –Investigation

12 January 2019
No provision for IG tenure extension in constitution –Investigation

The 1999 Nigerian Constitution does not have provisions for extension of the tenure of the Inspector-General of Police, checks by Saturday PUNCH have shown. The third schedule of the constitution...

2019 election: Gov. Okorocha reports politicians sowing military, police uniforms for touts

11 January 2019
2019 election: Gov. Okorocha reports politicians sowing military, police uniforms for touts

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has asked the Nigerian Army to fish out politicians who are buying fake army uniforms for touts for the purpose of rigging elections. The...

NNPC to Crash Price of Cooking Gas

11 January 2019
NNPC to Crash Price of Cooking Gas

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Thursday unveiled plans to crash the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas in Nigeria. According to a statement by...

Ooni to Nigerians: Your vote, your power, elect right president with it

11 January 2019
Ooni to Nigerians: Your vote, your power, elect right president with it

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has advised Nigerians to vote whoever they desire to be their president in the forthcoming presidential election recalling that no leader is bigger...

Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

11 January 2019
Army buries 14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on December 24, 2018. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 14 soldiers...

2019 election: Bishop Adeoye blows hot, lists reasons Nigerians should vote Buhari out

11 January 2019
2019 election: Bishop Adeoye blows hot, lists reasons Nigerians should vote Buhari out

Bishop Seun Adeoye of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry, Okinni, Osun State says the only patriotic thing Nigerians can do in the forthcoming elections is to vote out bad government...

Our database can’t be hacked — INEC

11 January 2019
Our database can’t be hacked — INEC

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has said that nobody can hack into its database. Speaking in Ado Ekiti yesterday while addressing stakeholders at the...

Buhari can’t fix Nigeria — Titi Abubakar

11 January 2019
Buhari can’t fix Nigeria — Titi Abubakar

Wife of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hajiya Titi Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to Nigerians to “kick out” President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 election,...

INEC Enumerates Seven-step Procedure for Voting on Election Day

11 January 2019
INEC Enumerates Seven-step Procedure for Voting on Election Day

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday released the steps a voter would take to cast their vote on Election Day during the general elections, starting with the presidential and...

APC rally: MC Oluomo may be flown abroad

11 January 2019
APC rally: MC Oluomo may be flown abroad

leader of the National Union of Transport Workers, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, may be flown abroad for further treatment, The PUNCH has learnt. A close aide of the union...

Minimum wage: Reduce reckless expenses, pay N30,000 - NLC tells govs

11 January 2019
Minimum wage: Reduce reckless expenses, pay N30,000 - NLC tells govs

The Nigeria Labour Congress on Thursday attacked the Nigeria Governors’ Forum for saying that there would be economic crisis in Nigeria if President Muhammadu Buhari went ahead to present an...

APC-Led Coalition Joins Conspiracy To Exclude Sowore From Presidential Debate

11 January 2019
APC-Led Coalition Joins Conspiracy To Exclude Sowore From Presidential Debate

The African Action Congress (AAC), has fingered the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the ongoing plot to exclude its candidate from the presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate...

PMB’s school feeding a fraud — Reps member

11 January 2019
PMB’s school feeding a fraud — Reps member

Chairman, House Committee on Basic Education, Hon. Zakari Mohammed, has described the school feeding programme of the present Federal government as a fraud. Speaking on the sideline of the flag...

Northern Elders’ Conspiracy of Silence Fuelling Insecurity - Dogara

11 January 2019
Northern Elders’ Conspiracy of Silence Fuelling Insecurity - Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Thursday said northern elders were not doing enough to end the insecurity in the region, contending that their conspiracy of...

Over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs; Niger, Kano, Katsina lead

11 January 2019
Over 294,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs; Niger, Kano, Katsina lead

Police cadets The Police Service Commission (PSC) says it has received 294,851 applications in the ongoing recruitment of 10,000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force as the portal closes on...

Strike continues until FG implements offers - ASUU

11 January 2019
Strike continues until FG implements offers - ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Thursday said the ongoing strike would not be called off until the Federal Government fully implemented all the offers it made to the...

2019 Budget: State House, EFCC, Power ministry to spend N313 million on generator, fuel

10 January 2019
2019 Budget: State House, EFCC, Power ministry to spend N313 million on generator, fuel

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. Over N313 million has been budgeted for purchase, maintenance and fuelling of generators in three of Nigeria’s government offices in 2019,...

El-Rufai is an unpopular gov, he hasn’t achieved anything –Shehu Sani

10 January 2019
El-Rufai is an unpopular gov, he hasn’t achieved anything –Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.” Sani, who is contesting for the Senate on the People’s...

Train derails in Lagos, one killed

10 January 2019
Train derails in Lagos, one killed

A derailed train used to illustrate the story. The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has confirmed that one person died in an early hour train derailment on Thursday at Ashade railway...

Congo opposition wins presidential election

10 January 2019
Congo opposition wins presidential election

Congo's opposition leader, Felix Tshisekedi. Supporters of Congo’s president-elect celebrated an unlikely win on Thursday, but the runner-up denounced a fix and France, Belgium and the Catholic Church all cast...

FG to review salaries of CBN, FIRS, NNPC, NPA, others

10 January 2019
FG to review salaries of CBN, FIRS, NNPC, NPA, others

Rewane heads technical c’ttee on new minimum wage The Federal Government is set to review the salaries of workers currently earning above the national minimum wage. President Muhammadu Buhari made...

Saraki ‘hits’ Buhari, exposes massive fraud in oil sector

10 January 2019
Saraki ‘hits’ Buhari, exposes massive fraud in oil sector

Senate President Bukola Saraki has alleged that there is massive fraud within the oil sector, with the knowledge of President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview with Channels Television’s Seun Okinbaloye,...

We need new security architecture for 2019 polls – INEC

10 January 2019
We need new security architecture for 2019 polls – INEC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has called for n

2019: I won’t use govt money for campaign — Buhari

10 January 2019
2019: I won’t use govt money for campaign — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja reiterated his commitment to eliminating corruption in campaign financing in the country, pledging that he will not authorise the use of money from...

Father visits Boko Haram camp, begs son to surrender

10 January 2019
Father visits Boko Haram camp, begs son to surrender

Mallam Baba Modu, an 80-year-old father of a Boko Haram commander, popularly called ‘Ba-Ana,’ has narrated how he travelled to the Lake Chad camp of the Al Barnawi faction of...

‘Buhari, APC must go’- Atiku, Saraki, others

10 January 2019
‘Buhari, APC must go’- Atiku, Saraki, others

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has on Wednesday called on Nigerians to vote out the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari for failing...

Dangote, Alakija top 2019 Forbes’ list of ‘poorer’ African billionaires

10 January 2019
Dangote, Alakija top 2019 Forbes’ list of ‘poorer’ African billionaires

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote maintained his position on the newly released Forbes’ list of African billionaires, even as he lost almost bn compared to his worth last year. The...

EFCC arrests man over undeclared 7,000 at Kano Airport

10 January 2019
EFCC arrests man over undeclared 7,000 at Kano Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano State zonal office has arrested one Sani Abdullahi, at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, for alleged money laundering offence. Abdullahi was...

Suspended PDP deputy national chair who joined APC accused of N500 million fraud

10 January 2019
Suspended PDP deputy national chair who joined APC accused of N500 million fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari with Senator Babayo Gamawa at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Babayo Gamawa, the former deputy national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, who...

After resigning, World Bank chief joins airport owner, Bayo Ogunlesi, in private business

10 January 2019
After resigning, World Bank chief joins airport owner, Bayo Ogunlesi, in private business

World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, who announced his resignation from the international bank, has revealed he is going into private business practice with Nigerian born businessman, Bayo Ogunlesi. Financial...

2019 election: Court to hear suit seeking to disqualify Buhari

10 January 2019
2019 election: Court to hear suit seeking to disqualify Buhari

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Jan. 21, to hear a suit seeking to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2019 general election. The plaintiffs, Mr Kalu...

Atiku, Useni ‘ll end Buhari’s deceptive govt, Jang, Mantu boast

09 January 2019
Atiku, Useni ‘ll end Buhari’s deceptive govt, Jang, Mantu boast

Former governor of Plateau State, Air Commodore Jonah David Jang (rtd), has said that the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alh. Atiku Abubakar will end the dictatorship...

Salah retains African best player award

09 January 2019
Salah retains African best player award

Mohamed Salah has again emerged as the African Player of the Year 2018. Last year, Salah, 26 , became the first Egyptian player to win the CAF Best Player Award...

How Buhari’s re-election campaign team decision may pit Tinubu against Amaechi

09 January 2019
How Buhari’s re-election campaign team decision may pit Tinubu against Amaechi

Buhari’s re-election campaign council Since President Muhammadu Buhari announced his decision to place a former governor of Lagos State, Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in full charge of his re-election campaign...

Suspended PDP deputy national chairman joins APC, meets Buhari

09 January 2019
Suspended PDP deputy national chairman joins APC, meets Buhari

Babayo Gamawa (Far left) with President Buhari and others. The suspended deputy national chairman (North) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has joined the governing All Progressives...

Issues, persons and scenarios likely to define 2019

09 January 2019
Issues, persons and scenarios likely to define 2019

Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. It is here already. The 2019 Nigerians have been thinking, talking...

2019 Elections: INEC rules out electronic transmission of results

09 January 2019
2019 Elections: INEC rules out electronic transmission of results

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan...

FG, labour sign pact, National Assembly to get minimum wage bill Jan 23

09 January 2019
FG, labour sign pact, National Assembly to get minimum wage bill Jan 23

The Federal Government and organised labour in the country on Tuesday finally reached an agreement that the Presidency would send the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly...

Three feared killed as APC begins campaign in Lagos

09 January 2019
Three feared killed as APC begins campaign in Lagos

Chairman, Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babatunde Balogun (left); Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, APC Governorship Candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat,...

Robbers Attack Benue NLC Chairman

08 January 2019
Robbers Attack Benue NLC Chairman

Benue State chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Godwin Anya, was Tuesday attacked by some unknown gunmen, believed to be armed robbers, in Makurdi. Anya, who made this known...

Minimum wage: NLC wants President Buhari to communicate approval to NASS

08 January 2019
Minimum wage: NLC wants President Buhari to communicate approval to NASS

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Plateau chapter, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to promptly communicate his approval of the N30,000 minimum to the National Assembly. Mr Jibrin Banchir, its chairman,...


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