APC Senate caucus crisis over election timetable deepens

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The division in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress caucus within the Senate deepened on Tuesday. This followed the Senate’s resolution

Outrage as El-Rufai pulls down senator’s building

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai was at the centre of a controversy yesterday. Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi accused him of personally supervising

Anger at Senate over demolition of house

SENATORS were angry yesterday over the demolition of a house belonging to the Senator representing Kaduna North, Suleiman Hunkuyi, by the

Dana Air plane skids off runway in Port Harcourt

Dana Air plane last night skidded off the runway while landing at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa in Rivers State.

10 senators face sanctions over elections order

Aspirant Senate endorses swearing-in president, vice at NASS

Ten senators are facing sanctions over their stand on the amendment of the Electoral

Court gives Abaribe, others Feb 28 to account for Kanu’s whereabouts

Nnamdi Kanu

A Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned to February 28 for three sureties to leader of the proscribed Indigenous

Four PSP operator officials held for dumping waste on road

The Lagos State Government has arrested four officials of a Private Sector Participant (PSP) operator in waste management, Ayomide Olayinka Ventures,

How Govt is tackling herdsmen/ farmers conflicts, by Osinbajo

How we are tackling herdsmen/farmers conflicts – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday unveiled the strategies by the Federal Government in tackling

Messi breaks Blues goal drought


Barcelona’s Lionel Messi dealt a huge blow to Chelsea’s Champions League hopes by scoring his first ever goal against the Blues

Reason behind calls for Buhari’s resignation, by lawyers, activists

To critics of President Muhammadu Buhari, the time to resign from office is now. He should follow the footsteps of former

Why EFCC filed charges against CCT chair

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed charges against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Justice Danladi

Supreme Court judges now 16 as Ogunbiyi retires

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja  The number of the Justices of the Supreme Court will on February 27, 2018 drop from 17 to 16 as the eighth

Abbas calls for talks on Palestine statehood


Palestine leader Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday called for an international conference to be held by mid-2018 to launch a new, wider

FG resolving Apapa gridlock with private sector — Osinbajo

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday assured stakeholders that the Federal Government was collaborating with the private sector to resolve the gridlock crippling

N5.3bn fraud: EFCC plans fresh charges against Nnamani

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said it is in the process of filing fresh charges against a former governor of Enugu

Senate urges Zamfara to equip vigilance team to tackle killings

Leke Baiyewu and Sampson Itode The Senate at the plenary on Tuesday blocked the demand to declare a state of emergency on Zamfara State over

Kalu got N22.3m salary in eight years as gov —AG

Oladimeji Ramon The Accountant General of Abia State, Mr. Gabriel Onyedilefu, told the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday that Chief Orji Kalu, who

Oduah shuns fifth EFCC invitation in three years

Eniola Akinkuotu and Leke Baiyewu The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission may be forced to declare a former Minister of Aviation, Senator Stella Oduah, wanted

Dana plane overshoots runway in Port Harcourt

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja An aircraft belonging to Dana Air on Tuesday overshot the runway of the Port Harcourt airport in Rivers State, after it touched

INEC, SIECs meet today over underage voting

Olusola Fabiyi and Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja As part of efforts to curb underage voting, the Independent National Electoral Commission will on Wednesday (today), hold a