Category Archives: National

EFCC denies raid on Onnoghen’s residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday denied that its operatives raided the Abuja residence of Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen in

EFCC denies raid on Onnoghen’s residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday denied that its operatives raided the Abuja residence of Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen in

Buhari to attend APC mega rally in Warri

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Warri on Thursday to flag off the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) rally for the presidential, gubernatorial, national

El-Rufai says Shehu Sani uses words he does not understand

The governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-Rufai has declared a senator representing kaduna State central a 'fraud' over his comment that the state is not

Seven killed as Boko Haram attacks military base

Seven people were killed when Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in remote northeast Nigeria, setting fire to shelters for those displaced by the

Five times retiring IGP Ibrahim Idris was in the news for wrong reasons

In compliance with the Nigeria Police Service Commission, Nigeria's Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday retired from active service after reaching the

Akwa Ibom expresses willingness to pay new minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel has said the state government was willing to pay its civil servants the  proposed new minimum wage when enacted

Buhari names Mohammed Adamu as acting IGP

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday named Mohammed Adamu as the acting inspector general of police following the statutory retirement of Ibrahim Idris. Idris, who

Atiku woos May, sells agenda to Britain

The People's Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has taken his campaign to Britain, presenting his ideas while faulting the tenure of Nigeria's incumbent president Muhammadu

Atiku woos May, sells agenda to Britain

The People's Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has taken his campaign to Britain, presenting his ideas while faulting the tenure of Nigeria's incumbent president Muhammadu

Party founded by Okorocha adopts Atiku as presidential candidate

A political party formed by Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, Action Alliance (AA), has withdrawn its support for Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and adopted presidential

Agbaji attack: Kwara group insists APC is behind violence

A Kwara State group, Kwara Progressives Front, has accused the All Progressives Congress of resorting to violence after its “O to ge" campaign allegedly failed

Atiku is the true fighter of corruption- Deji of Akure

His Imperial Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi, the Deji and Paramount Ruler of Akure Kingdom has stated that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic

INEC begins recruitment for 2019 election

Nigeria's electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment for ad-hoc positions ahead of the general elections. Nigeria heads to poll in the

Court halts trial of CJN

The planned trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) suffered a setback yesterday as a Federal

Army commences Operation Python Dance III in Borno, Yobe

Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Abdulmalik Biu, has announced the commencement of Operation Python Dance III in Borno

NDLEA urges court to dismiss Kashamu’s suit to enforce right against extradition

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Senator

Federal Government moves to privatize Ajaokuta steel plant amid opposition

The Federal Government may have made up its mind to privatise the multi-million Naira Ajaokuta Steel Plant located in Kogi State despite opposition by a

Tambuwal suspends campaign as bandits kill 25 in Sokoto

Fresh attacks on three villages in Gandi District, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State by people suspected to be a spill-over of the armed

Group wants Kogi Assembly to cut government house N10 billion allocation budget

The Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has asked the Kogi State House of Assembly to reduce the whooping N10.48 billion allocated to Government