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Buhari Names Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Others As INEC Commissioners

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the Senate’s confirmation of Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, reads a letter forwarded by Buhari on Tuesday containing the names at plenary. Those to be confirmed are Prof. Muhammad Sani...

Ondo Election: Akeredolu, Wife Arrive Polling Unit

Ondo State Governor and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife have arrived at Ward 05, Polling Unit 06, Ijebu 2, Owo. Akeredolu is optimistic about his victory, at arrival, he assured that the election...

Former Lagos Lawmaker, Abdulhakeem Abdullateef Returns To APC

Barely a week after he tendered his resignation, the former commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Recall that Honourable Abdullateef in his Independence Day message had resigned over his...

Edo Election: APC Candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu Meets Buhari

President Muhammau Buhari, on Friday, received the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress,APC  in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu at the State House, Abuja. Ize-Iyamu was accompanied by Chairman, APC Caretaker Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni,...

Just-In: Police Take Over Edo Assembly Complex

The Police have taken over Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital. A detachment of Police personnel took over the complex on Thursday morning. Eyewitness account says the police took the action following a reported threat...

NDDC Acting MD, Pondei Slumps During Probe Session

Acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Kemebradikumo Pondei fainted and regained consciousness during the probe session of the House of Representatives Panel. Recall that last week Thursday,Pondei walked out of the panel citing the alleged involvement of the Chairman of...

What happened to the $2.1bn arms probe against Dasuki? By Fredrick Nwabufo

A few months after the presidential inauguration in 2015, the Buhari administration launched a Jihad against corruption and applied itself to pseudo-reformist proselytising. The government caterwauled over how the Jonathan administration magicked the public treasury into exclusive pockets. The biggest...

Edo 2020: Obaseki Joins PDP

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has formally joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The governor made this known on Friday afternoon when he led some of his appointees and supporters to the PDP secretariat in Benin-City. The leadership of the PDP had...

Edo: Acting APC Chairman, Giadom Cancels Governorship Screening

The Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom has cancelled the screening for the Edo State governorship primary. Mr. Giadom explained that he has taken over based on a previous court order empowering him to do...

Edo Election: Obaseki Resigns From APC

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has left the All Progressives Congress, APC. The governor announced this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He made the announcement four days after he...
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Court Orders Maina To Remain In Prison Till End Of Trial

Following the return of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team Chairman, Abulrasheed Maina, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal...
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COVID-19: Arik Air Lays Off 300 Workers

Management of Arik Air has terminated the appointments of 300 members of its staff to Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. The airline made this known on Friday...

Lai Mohammed’s Ministry Releases List Of Over 290 Fake Staff

The Federal Ministry of Infomation & Culture has released the list of over 290 fake staff within the Ministry. In an internal circular made available...

Maina Returns To Nigeria After Arrest In Niger Republic

Former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina has returned to Nigeria to face his ongoing money laundering trial. Maina was...

Buhari Ready To Appear Before NASS Over Insecurity Challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated his readiness to address Nigerians on the rising insecurity across the country through the citizens’ representatives at the National...