Thursday, 1st June 2023

Elections 2015

19 Aug 2022
Former governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ogun State, Segun Showunmi, has vowed to fight the ongoing battle for the party’s governorship ticket to the end.
30 Jun 2021
Mr Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is expected to brief the Senate on Thursday on technical aspects of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2021.
23 Jan 2021
Camped out in bare offices, President Joe Biden's new White House team has spent its first three days scrambling for things like binder clips and IT support oh, and trying to save the country from multiple crises.
2 Jun 2020
Despite the observation of the senate leader on the composition of the leadership of the Federal Character commission yesterday the Senate went ahead to confirm the appointment of 37 nominees forwarded to the upper chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation.
23 Dec 2019
An outbreak of cholera has claimed four lives and is causing a major health crisis in Unyeada Community, Andoni Council Area of Rivers State.
19 Jun 2019
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has hinted of high-level discussions to resolve the feud between the Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi II and the state government. Ganduje also described as allegation that a Gorilla swallowed N6.8 million from the Kano Zoo as incorrect because there was no gorilla in the Kano Zoological Gardens. Fielding questions…
15 Mar 2019
Following a tip off, a team of anti-robbery squad from the Delta State police command led by their commander, SP Masoyi Dadi, has busted a syndicate of armed robbery gang terrorizing, Ughelli, Warri and Udu environs. The detectives intercepted the suspects by tracking down a member of the syndicate, through one of the Nokia phone…
23 Dec 2018
The Coordinator, Plateau State Security outfit, Operation Rainbow, Major-General Stephen Goar (rtd) has counseled security agencies to remain apolitical in electoral processes. Speaking at the Plateau Gubernatorial Pre-Election Debate Dinner by Plateau Coalition Business Association (PLACOPBA), Goar said security personnel should not be seen taking sides on who to vote, where and how to vote, as…
29 Jun 2018
A former deputy governor of Nigeria's central bank and Young Progressive Party's presidential aspirant in the next general elections has said President Muhammadu Buhari must be rejected at the polls in 2019. Kingsley Moghalu Friday said Buhari has done enough to merit a second term and must 'retired' the same way former president Goodluck Jonathan…
13 Feb 2018
State governors have suggested that the idea of state police should be implemented in phases to allow states with limited resources to continue with the federal police until they can afford it. This is part of the resolutions taken at the just concluded national summit convened by the Senate in Abuja. Chairman of the Nigeria…
Report of a looming fuel scarcity again at this time of the year has come
13 Dec 2017
Many motorists spent the night at filling stations in Jos queuing for petrol as the fuel scarcity bites harder in the Plateau State capital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent monitoring the fuel supply situation in Jos on Wednesday reports that there are long queues at NNPC and Mobil stations selling the product at…
6 Dec 2017
Lawyers have expressed concern over the recent nomination of 27 judges for appointment into the appellate court, saying the move smacked of sectionalism and quota rather than merit. The list of nominees, made up of mainly judges of northern extraction, sparked debate on social media, with observers questioning the modalities for filling vacancies at the…
7 Oct 2017
Representing Pentecostal Church of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter, Pastor Barnabas Otoibhi tasked the state government to give the LG their dues and called on Governor Ambode to monitor the drainages and canal just as his predecessor did.


28 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated governors who recently emerged as leaders of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) and Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) respectively. The President's felicitation was contained in a statement from the State House on Thursday. "I congratulate the Governor of Kwara State, His Excellency Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on his emergence as the Chairman…
34 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu, both contenders for the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker positions respectively. The meeting currently ongoing, is coming immediately after the President earlier met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, also in…
40 mins ago
The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Mele Kyari says no going back on the removal of fuel subsidy. Speaking during a consultative meeting with the Sen Abdullahi Adamu led national working committee (NWC) of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC), in Abuja, he maintained that the subsidy regime…
41 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu on Thursday met with the nation's security apparatus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he gave marching orders to the nation's security agencies in the country to redouble efforts in dealing with the menace of terrorism, insurgency, banditry, oil theft, sea robbery and piracy among others that have conspired to weigh down…
55 mins ago
The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…