Aspirant seeks cancellation of Bayelsa APC primaries

Governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Preye Aganaba, has asked the High Court in Yenagoa to void the primaries that produced Chief David Lyon as the party’s candidate for the November 16 governorship election. Aganaba

Ooni gives Obaseki’s govt pass mark

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has endorsed the administration of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki. He urged the governor to remain focused on his quest for sustainable development in the state. The monarch, who spoke

Omoworare greets President Buhari

The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Babajide Omoworare, has congratulated the President and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the President’s victory at the election petition tribunal. Omoworare praised the Judiciary

Akpabio loses to Ekpenyong in Akwa Ibom Northwest

The Akwa Ibom National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal on Wednesday night dismissed the petition filed by Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the election of Senator Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to represent

Buhari: ‘Victory not unexpected’

The judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal upholding the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari was expected, the President’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Social Investment Programmes, Ismaeel Ahmed, has said. Ahmed, a member of the APC Board of Trustees

Don’t go to Supreme Court, AA candidate tells Atiku

Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate in the last election in Imo State, Chief Uche Nwosu, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to accept the verdict of the Election Petition Tribunal as an act

Abia APC chair lauds verdict

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Mr Donatus Nwankpa, has hailed Wednesday’s victory of President Muhammadu Buhari against his challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which

AbdulRazaq hails Buhari’s victory

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Election Petition Tribunal. “Given the unprecedented margin of victory that Mr. President recorded in our state, Kwara, and the very glaring acceptability of his candidature

Lamentations from South Africa

They are back, but with tales of woe. KELVIN OSA OKUNBOR reports the ordeal of Nigerians who landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Wednesday, following xenophobic attacks in South Africa After 12 hours of flight delay at

Wounded by Boko Haram, abandoned by army

With a hand on his head and the other resting on his amputated left leg, Sergeant Kenneth Dibie shook his head as he lamented the fate that has befallen him. He sobbed as he explained the hopelessness he has felt

MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy graduates inaugural class

Twenty students of the inaugural set of the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) West Africa Academy graduated yesterday after a full-year, tuition-free training in film and television production. The post MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy graduates inaug...

Northern governors adopt national livestock policy, move against Almajiri, insecurity

The Northern States Governors Forum yesterday rose from an emergency meeting in Kaduna, adopting the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) as a system that would engender modernisation of pastoral activities. The post Northern governors adopt ...

9.2m SIM cards face deactivation

About 9.2 million telephone lines discovered to have been improperly registered are going to be deactivated by service providers in the country.The Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, yesterday in Abuja... The post 9.2m SIM cards f...

Airline suspends evacuation of Nigerians over South Africa’s restrictions

Air Peace airline yesterday suspended further evacuation of Nigerians in South Africa until the remaining voluntary returnees have been cleared and released by the host government. The post Airline suspends evacuation of Nigerians over South Africa’s r...

Makinde seeks lasting solution to LAUTECH’s challenges

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has lamented the deplorable condition of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, and vowed to ensure that the challenges are tackled. The post Makinde seeks lasting solution to LAUTECH’s challen...

Witness narrates how aide conveyed N6.2b cash to Jang

Prosecution witness, Musa Sunday, who is testifying against former governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, in an alleged N6.2 billion fraud, yesterday, narrated to a state High Court sitting in Jos how the cash was conveyed to Jang in Government

Tribunal returns Ayade as Cross River chief executive

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has affirmed the victory of Professor Ben Ayade in the March 9,2019 governorship poll in Cross River State. The post Tribunal returns Ayade as Cross River chief executive appeared first on The Guardian ...

Obasanjo seeks better deals for Nigerian engineers

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday restated the need for adequate training and provision of special funding to support Nigerian engineers if the nation desires to make progress. The post Obasanjo seeks better deals for Nigerian engineers ap...

Keyamo lauds EFCC for recording most convictions

Minister of State for Niger Delta, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for recording the highest number of convictions among law enforcement agencies in the country. The post Keyamo lauds EFCC for re...

PDP rejects increase in VAT as Senate summons finance minister, FIRS boss

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned and rejected Federal Government’s decision to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 per cent to 7.2 per cent, insisting that Nigerians could not bear the burden under prevailing economic situation. The p...