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Defection: House stands by Tambuwal

Lawmakers are standing firm by House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal over his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He will not quit his seat,

Jonathan meets Ihedioha, AGF on Tambuwal’s defection

The Presidency was in a frenzy yesterday, jolted into action by the sudden defection of House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal from the ruling Peoples...

Party amends constitution

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday at the Old Parade Ground in Abuja ratified nine amendments to its constitution. The motion for the amendment was moved...

Synagogue produces manifest of victims

A Coronary Inquest into the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) yesterday heard that the manifest of occupants had been filed. The...

Oyo PDP leaders don’t want Ladoja, says Akinjide

The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Oyo State do...

Tambuwal: APC ’ll sweep PDP out of power in 2015

Apparently overwhelmed by the goodwill trailing his defection, House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will sweep the Peoples...

Scores die as Boko Haram seizes barracks, prison

Boko Haram launched yet another massive onslaught on Adamawa’s second largest and commercial nerve centre yesterday. Mubi streets were strewn with bodies. Another border town in...

How Alison-Madueke’s sister was freed from kidnappers – IYC

Madam Osiya Agama, younger sister of the Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who was kidnapped nine days ago, finally regained her freedom from her...

Keshi returns for AFCON qualifiers

Stephen Keshi been asked to return and complete the rest of the African Nations Cup qualifiers with the Super Eagles, Goal reports. Nigeria plays Congo and...

No approval for Synagogue collapsed building – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for. Physical Planning and Urban Development, Toyin Ayinde has said that the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations guest house was...

2015: Jonathan gets N98m donations for nomination form

President Goodluck Jonathan has received a total donations and pledges of N98.165 million from some Nigerians and communities towards assisting him purchase the Peoples Democratic...

Falling oil price blessing to Nigeria – Minister

The Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman, has said the falling price of oil in the international market is a blessing in disguise for...

APC ready to restore Nigerians’ hope – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Wednesday said the party will restore hope to traumatized Nigerians in 2015 once...

Africa gets first white leader in 20 years

Zambia’s Guy Scott became Africa’s first white head of state in 20 years on Wednesday after the president, “King Cobra” Michael Sata, died in a...

Zambian president rejected neo-colonialism, imperialism – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday commiserated with the government and people of Zambia over the death of their President, Michael Sata, who passed away in...

Jonathan to host Super Falcons next Wednesday

…Receives AWC trophy President Goodluck Jonathan will next Wednesday host the Super Falcons to a dinner at the Presidential Villa for winning the African Women’s Football...

Kwara worried over dwindling federal allocation

Kwara State Government has expressed concern over the state’s slide from the 33rd slot to the bottom of the 36-state federation fiscal allocation table. The All...

$9.3m arms deal: Secret panel clears Oritsejafor, Asari-Dokubo

A SECRET panel raised by the Federal Government has reportedly  cleared the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oritsejafor, and Alhaji Mujahideen...

Crisis tears Anambra PDP apart

•Uba, Eze, Metuh lead factions •Aspirants threaten to withdraw from primaries There is crisis in Anambra State  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), following the emergence of three...

NAFDAC workers threaten strike

Workers of National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike, if their entitlements are not paid...

Fed Govt, Boko Haram negotiation on course

•Senators contribute N20m for IDPs The Federal Government yesterday maintained that its negotiation with the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, to secure the release of over 200...

Monaco eyeing Ghana starlet

Portuguese daily newspaper Record has learned that French giants Monaco are keeping close tabs on Vitoria Guimaraes midfielder Bernard. The French club recently turned their attention...

QPR tells AC Milan to take Taarabt

QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt is being lined up to return to AC Milan in January. The People says QPR boss Harry Redknapp launched an extraordinary attack...

Fiorentina, Inter plot bids for Borini

It was revealed two weeks ago by Borini’s agent Marco De Marchi that Inter lead the race for the Italian striker but league rivals Fiorentina...

Juventus set to beat Fiorentina for Manchester City defender

Juventus could beat Serie A rivals Fiorentina to the permanent signing of Manchester City defender Micah Richards, according to reports in Italy. The former England defender...

Zambian president dies in London

Zambian President Michael Sata, an abrasive figure nicknamed “King Cobra” because of his venomous tongue, has died in London where he had been receiving medical...

Iwelumo quits football

Nigeria -born former Scotland international, Chris Iwelumo, has retired from the game that brought him fame and fortune, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. He was under contract with Chester...

Kwankwaso officially declares presidential bid

Kano State governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Tuesday formally declared his 2015 presidential bid. The development brings to three the All Progressives Congress presidential hopeful seeking the...

Hearing in Fani-Kayode’s no-case submission stalled

Hearing in the no-case submission made by a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was stalled on Tuesday due the absence of Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia...

Mark urges NFF to resolve crisis

Senate President, David Mark, has once again asked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to resolve its crisis in the interest of the country and the...

Tambuwal formally joins APC

It was an atmosphere of jubilation as well as mourning on the floor of the House of Representatives today as the Speaker, Aminu Tambuwal declared...

Beyond a Buhari presidency

No prize for guessing right — the October 15 presidential declaration, by former military Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, is sending the Goodluck Jonathan...

Ben Murray-Bruce for Senate

A former Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mr Ben Murray-Bruce, is seeking the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the...

Pochettino’s sorry for Pardew

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits it is tough not to feel sorry for Newcastle counterpart Alan Pardew. Pardew’s popularity on Tyneside has sunk to a new...

What manner of ceasefire?

Yours truly could be forgiven for mistaking the so-called ceasefire between the military and the Boko Haram in Abuja for the long-expected terrorists’ instrument of...

Why local govt poll is being held late, by Uduaghan

Delta Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan explained yesterday why it took his administration over three years to conduct local poll. The governor said there were legal issues when...

Ebola and Citizen Adadevoh

On October 20, Nigeria was declared Ebola free by World Health Organisation (WHO) after 42 days without any incidence of the Ebola disease in Nigeria....

Patients, workers locked out over unpaid salaries

Angry casual workers of the Benin Central Hospital on Sapele Road in Benin, the Edo State capital, locked out the patients and workers yesterday for...

2015: Choice before APC

Political calculations are just not mere number-ordering as in counting quantum, but empirical studies aim at addressing the need of a political desideratum. With just...

Ebola: U.S isolates troops, Australia’s visa ban for affected countries

The United States military has started isolating soldiers returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa and Australia became the first rich nation to...

Okocha commiserates with South Africans over Meyiwa’s death

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has commiserated with the family of Senzo Meyiwa and other South Africans over the death of the Bafana Bafana...