PDP elders flay INEC over purported shift in Rivers collation of results

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) elders in Rivers State have accused Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of working with extraneous forces to shift collation of the

2019 elections, a rape of democracy, says Labour

The United Labour Congress (ULC) has described the 2019 general elections as a complete rape of democracy and an embarrassing sham that aborted the will

President, APC setting dangerous precedent, says Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has declared that the alleged irregularities that characterised this year’s general elections were a dangerous and unacceptable

Coalition condemns U.S. report on corruption, insecurity in Nigeria

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement has faulted the United States (U.S.) 2018 report on human rights practices, which claimed that “impunity remains widespread at all

Buhari withholds assent to five more bills, rejection hits 26

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday withheld assent to five more bills passed by the National Assembly. The latest rejection brings to 26 pieces of legislation passed

Presidency spanks PDP for threatening to stop Buhari

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are threatening to stop with a court’s order President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration until the determination of the petition

Senators in rowdy session

Senators yesterday took partisan positions on the involvement of the military in the yet-to-be concluded general elections. They were close to exchanging blows in the

Three killed in robbers, police battle at Ojo

Three persons, including two suspected robbers, were  killed on Tuesday when gunmen invaded a community in Ojo, Lagos. The gunmen invaded Gafaru Street, Imude in

Insurgency: NAF to take delivery of aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) plans to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the Northwest with the delivery of “Augusta 109’’ power

Fireworks in Fayose’s trial as judge, EFCC’s lawyer clash

There were fireworks at the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday as Justice Mojisola Olatoregun accused a prosecuting counsel Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) of being

Court seals Access Bank, Diamond Bank merger

The Federal High Court (FHC) has sanctioned the approved scheme of merger between Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc, the final seal that effectively

Anxiety heightens ahead of makeup polls in states

Politicians were restless yesterday ahead of the supplementary elections scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in five states – Sokoto, Kano, Adamawa, Benue

APC hits Atiku, PDP over electoral victory claim

The All Progressives Congress (APC) lashed out yesterday at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, over his

Atiku queries Buhari’s qualification

HIGHLIGHTS of issues raised in the 141-page petition submitted at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate

FEC okays N27.4b for states affected by flooding, conflicts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N27.4 billion for intervention in states ravaged by flooding and conflicts. This was made known by Kebbi State

Buhari declines assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill, four others

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari declined to assent to the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill and four other bills forwarded by the National Assembly. On Wednesday,

Nigeria improves on Global Happiness Report, ranks 85

As the world marks the International Day of Happiness, Nigeria is ranked 85 out of 156 countries and second in sub-Saharan Africa. This is according

Female teacher defiled pupil

A police sergeant, Raheemi Idowu, on Wednesday narrated before an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how a 27-year-old female teacher allegedly defiled her

Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during

Deji Adeyanju accuses Charly Boy of collecting money to campaign against Atiku

Nigerian activist Deji Adeyanju on Tuesday said the founder of 'Our Mumu Don Do' movement, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy is a fraud.