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Wike: INEC Plotting To Release Results Of Cancelled Elections To Favour APC

Amaechi lost in Ikwerre, declare it or face crisis No plan to declare results in places where electoral processes were inconclusive, says INEC Rivers State Governor, ... Full story

IMF Article IV: Nigerian Economy Facing Substantial Challenges

Current account moves from 0.2% surplus to a deficit projected at 2.4% of GDP       Welcomes CBN’s monetary policy tightening The International Monetary Fund (IMF) ... Full story

2018 Polls: We Won’t Allow Fayose To Rig Us Out , APC Chieftain Vows

Sequel to revelations made by the embattled Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Tope Aluko that the 2014 governorship poll in Ekiti State was ... Full story

Boko Haram: Army Denies Report Of Near Mutiny By Soldiers In Borno

The Nigerian Army has urged the public to disregard a story published by a national newspaper (not DAILY POST), which reported that angry soldiers held ... Full story

Chief Imam Backs Buhari On Budget

Nafi’u said in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that it would be “huge mistake for the President to assent to ... Full story

Okorocha Swears In New SSG And Berates ASUU Over Strike

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has sworn-in career civil servant, Sir George Eche, as the new Secretary to the State Government. He replaced Sir Jude Ejiogu, ... Full story

Igbokwe Orders: Fayose Should Be Arrested And Questioned About Chibok Girls Whereabouts

Criticisms have continued to trail the outburst of Governor Ayodele Fayose on the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, Punch is reporting. Fayose had said the abduction was not ... Full story

Buhari’s Government Is Making The Same Mistakes We Made Says Reuben Abati

– Former presidential aide, Dr Reuben Abati has written another thought-provoking piece on the present administration – Abati says the Muhammadu Buhari’s government is making the ... Full story

Oshiomhole’s Aide Blasts Fayose Over Attack On Buhari, Calls Him A Fraudster

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Charles Idahosa has berated the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, over his persistent attack ... Full story

72 Blind Students Risk Ejection From Centre

Leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) say nomadic communities in the country are under threat as they are generally being ... Full story

FG Declares State Of Emergency Over Fuel Scarcity

 – The federal government has declared a state of emergency for fuel products   – The news comes as filling stations remain barren   – The crisis ... Full story

US And Nigeria Set Up Groups On Security, Economy, Corruption

The United States and Nigeria on Wednesday agreed to establish working groups focused on strengthening security cooperation, the economy and tackling corruption after day-long talks ... Full story

Assault: Mrs Ejemai To Sue Edo Government N100mn For Loss Of Pregnancy

A housewife, Mrs. Oghosa Ejemai, who allegedly lost her seven-week-old pregnancy following an attack by officials of the Edo state government, Wednesday threatened to sue ... Full story

Delta Government To Retire Over Aged Tertiary Institution Staff

No fewer than 147 “over-aged” teaching and non-teaching staff of Delta State-owned tertiary institutions have been pencilled down for retirement. The affected staff are from the ... Full story

Ibrahim Mantu Interview: Real Reason Jonathan Lost 2015 Presidential Election

In this second and final part of his interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Musikilu Mojeed and Adebayo Hassan, a former Deputy President of the Senate, Ibrahim ... Full story

CCT Trial: PDP Will Produce Next Senate President Says Nwaoboshi

The Senate Committee Chairman on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi has declared that in an event that Senate President, Bukola Saraki loses his case ... Full story

Chibok Girls Not Missing Says Governor Fayose (VIDEO)

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday declared that no pupil was abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.  Over 200 ... Full story

PDP Cries Out: INEC Totally Controlled By APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has claimed that the nation’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is totally under the control of the ... Full story

REVEALED: Read How PDP Will Produce Saraki’s Replacement

– Current deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu will resign alongside Saraki as sacrifice – PDP plans to pick an APC senator from the North-Central as deputy – ... Full story

Buhari’s Spokesman Garba Shehu Demands Apology From PDP Within 72 Hours Over Claims Of Illegal Forex Deal

Garba Shehu, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a 72-hour ultimatum to withdraw its statement accusing him of illegally ... Full story

Kanu Begs UK Government : Ask Buhari To Release Me From Prison

‎The detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has urged the British Government ‎to intervene in his case by asking ... Full story

El-Rufai: Many States Want To Replicate Religious Bill

Those presently clamouring against the religious bill proposed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State may be in for a long drawn battle as the ... Full story

Ambode - Lagos will continue to celebrate Braithwaite

Our Dad has left a vacuum, so hard to fill – Daughter Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: Kidnapped Army Colonel Found Dead

A kidnapped Nigerian Army colonel, Samaila Inusa has been found dead, the Nigeria Army says. Inusa was kidnapped on Saturday night in Kaduna State. The Nigeria ... Full story

Huriwa Fires Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka’s Over Assassination “Prophecy” And Threatens to Drag Him To Pope Francis

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has declared Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka’s allegation of assassination attempts on President Muhammadu Buhari by corrupt politicians as ... Full story

Army Captures Alagarno And Boko Haram Spiritual Power Base

The Nigerian Army said on Tuesday that it had captured Alagarno, the `spiritual power base’ of the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East. Maj.-Gen. Lucky ... Full story

Jonathan Dedicates Award To Nigerians, Says We Shamed “Doomsday Prophets”

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigerians have proved wrong those who prophesied doom in for Nigeria during and after the 2015 general elections. Goodluck ... Full story

Rivers Re Run: INEC Reels Out More Results In Favour Of PDP

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released more results from the legislative re-run election held on the 19th of March in Rivers State. In the ... Full story

FG Warns Muslims: Stop Being Violent And Respect Constituted Authorities

The Federal Government has urged Muslims to respect constituted authorities in order to promote national security, stability and cohesion. Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave ... Full story

Islamic Scholar Sentenced To Death By Hanging And Flown To Abuja By DSS

An Upper Shari’ah Court in Kano yesterday sentenced an Islamic scholar, Abdulaziz Dauda, popularly known as Abdul Inyass, to death for blasphemous statements against the ... Full story

Muhammadu Buhari Claims: We Have Evidence That Oil Proceeds Were Diverted Into Private Pockets – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerian authorities have seen documents disclosing that proceeds from past crude oil sales were diverted to personal accounts rather ... Full story

EFCC Warns Falae, Yakassai, Metuh And Others: Return All You Took Or Face Jail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned that all politicians who shared in the allegedly diverted $2.1billion arms deal must return what they ... Full story

Governor Shettima: Jonathan Called 19 Days After Abduction Of Chibok Girls

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday disclosed that the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan only called to enquire about the 200 Chibok school girls ... Full story

I Have No Problems With Buhari’s Disobedience Of Court Orders Says Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has said he had no problems with President Muhammadu Buhari or any agency of government over ... Full story

El-Rufai Will Not Withdraw Religious Bill Despite Criticism

Malam Uba Sani, the Political Adviser to the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said the governor will not backtrack on his programmes for the ... Full story

Presidency: Suicide Bomber Was Heavily Drugged Between 9-12 Years

Cameroonian health and security officials on Monday started the treatment of an arrested suicide bomber who claimed to be one of the 219 missing Chibok ... Full story

Governor Kashim Shettima : Boko Haram Has Destroyed 1 Million Homes In Borno

The Borno Government on Monday said about one million private houses had been destroyed by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in the few years of their ... Full story

Guber Race: PDP Will Chase APC Out Of Edo State Says Lawmaker

A member of the House of Representatives, Joseph Edionwele, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will chase away the Governor Adams Oshiomhole-led All ... Full story

Army Declares War On Militants And Invades Gbaramatu

The Nigerian military has declared a war on militants in the Niger Delta over their reported renewed bombing of oil and gas pipelines in the ... Full story

Goodluck Jonathan Becomes First African Leader To Receive Martin Luther Award

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has been awarded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Presidential Award in Atlanta, Georgia. The award is in recognition of his leadership ... Full story

Nigerian Professional Footballer Arrested With 105 Grams Cocaine

A 28-year-old professional football player from Nigeria has been arrested on drug trafficking charges with 105 grams of fine quality cocaine, police said today. Izu Chukwu ... Full story

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