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Why Tambuwal shunned PDP NEC meeting —Investigation

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, shunned last Thursday’s National Executive Committee meeting ...

PDP cancels presidential primary, adopts Jonathan as sole candaidate

The Peoples Democratic Party has said with the adoption of President Goodluck Jonathan by the party’s National Executive Committee, the party will not hold the ...

Rivers CP tackles Amechi, denies Patience Jonathan link

The Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Dan Bature, has faulted the allegation by Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, that he was deployed to the state on ...

APC lying about Tinubu’s health - PDP

The Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday urged residents to pray for the quick recovery of the former governor and national leader ...

PDP adopt President Jonathan as sole candidate for 2015 elections

Ahead of its presidential primaries scheduled for December 6, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole candidate for ...

Nigeria‘ll collapse if Jonathan is re-elected – Senator Zanna

Senator Ahmed Zanna, representing Borno Central Senatorial zone has berated the Federal Government for its inability to rescue the abducted Chibok girls, saying President Goodluck ...

Presidency wants to install PDP governor through Rivers police commissioner — Amaechi

Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State yesterday accused the Presidency of directing the new Rivers Police Commissioner, Mr Dan Bature, to install a governor on ...

PDP is haven for corrupt people – Kwakwanso

The Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwakwanso, has berated the Peoples Democratic Party, describing the party as haven for corrupt people.Kwakwanso spoke in Benin City, ...

No automatic ticket for Buhari, others – APC

The All Progressives Congress has said there will be no automatic ticket for a former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and other presidential ...

Two APC govs set to join PDP — Metuh

The Peoples Democratic Party has said two governors of the All Progressives Congress are set to defect from the opposition party to the ruling party.Apart ...

Clap for Fashola, Lagos State is in 1 trillion naira debt - Femi Fani-Kayode

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode blasted the Lagos state governor for borrowing from World Bank and accumulating so much debt, that will take 'Generations ...

#BringBackJonathan: Oby Ezekwesili blasts Jonathan and his aides, calls them 'liars and deceitful beings'

Former Minister for Education and a prominent face of the #BringBackOurGirls group, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has described the order by President Goodluck Jonathan for the ...

We will transform Nigeria in 2015 – APC

Nigeria’s main opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, will transform Nigeria if elected to power in 2015, the party’s national chairman, John Oyegun, has assured. ...

Adamawa Election: Jibrilla wins APC primary

A serving Senator, Mohammed Jibrilla, who represents Adamawa State north senatorial district, has won the All Progressives Congress, APC, primary ahead of the state’s October ...

Bamidele’s defection, good riddance to bad rubbish

In this interview with AKINWALE ABOLUWADE, the acting state Chairman, All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Olajide Awe, responds to sundry issues, including Opeyemi Bamidele’s ... Full story

Defected govs vow not to return to ruling party, PDP

Four of the five former Peoples Democratic Party’s governors, who defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress, have vowed not to return to the ruling ... Full story

Aminu Tambuwal attends meeting with Buhari, Tinubu, others

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress and governors elected on the platform of the party met with governors who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party ... Full story

Rebel governors renew their war of words with Tukur again

The New Peoples Democratic Party and the Bamanga Tukur-led PDP  have  renewed their war of words on  the crisis rocking the ruling party.While the New ... Full story

Ghana Supreme Court upholds President John Dramani Mahama’s win

 Ghana’s Supreme Court on Thursday upheld President John Dramani Mahama’s win in elections last year, dismissing the opposition’s case alleging voter fraud in a test ... Full story

President Jonathan Orders The Release Of ALL Women Held Because Of Connection To Boko Haram Sect

President Jonathan granting Boko Haram demands? President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that all women held in connection with the activities of the Boko Haram sect in ... Full story

United Kingdom still waiting for Diepreye Alamieyeseigha to be extradited back

The United Kingdom has said that it has not given up on its efforts to extradite former Bayelsa State governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, back to Britain ... Full story

Ebonyi Deputy Speaker Impeached Over Insubordination

 The Deputy Speaker of  the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, Mr. Valentine Okike, was Thursday impeached on the grounds of gross misconduct, insubordination and plot ... Full story

Senators and House of Representatives to get a new salary increase

Nigeria’s National Assembly, NASS, members comprising the Senate and House of Representatives, are in for yet another increase in their take-home pay. Going by an ... Full story

Babatunde Fashola - Governors Are Not In Same Class With Ministers

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos state says appointed federal ministers can never be in the same class with elected governors in the country, adding that ... Full story

Leaked Video Of Gen. Diya Oladipo Crying And Kneeling To Beg Sani Abacha For Forgiveness - Video

At 42:00 mins into the video General Diya Oladipo is seen in a video recording shown at the Oputa panel, kneeling and weeping before Gen, ... Full story

Ekiti State Governor Fayemi Names New Cabinet

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has forwarded a list of 19 nominees to the State House of Assembly for consideration as commissioners.This is in ... Full story

Presidency Has Lost Credibility Over Its Handling Of The First Lady's Illness

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has congratulated First Lady Patience Jonathan for her miraculous return from the dead, while slamming the presidency for losing ... Full story

President Jonathan Didn’t Sign The Agreement To Only Serve Four Years – Yakassai

The mystery over President Goodluck Jonathan’s alleged agreement with northern governors of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2011 not to contest the 2015 presidential election ... Full story

President Goodluck Jonathan's Facebook Address To Nigerians

Today, this address to Nigerians appeared on Goodluck Jonathan's Facebook page. The piece focuses on economy and investment, also on youths' employment, railways and pipelines' ... Full story

President Goodluck Jonathan okays sharing of $1bn by states

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the distribution of $1billion from the Excess Crude Account among the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to ... Full story

Sullivan Chime, Enugu State Governor Undergoing Treatment In London Hospital

Fresh facts emerged yesterday on the whereabouts of Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, who has not been seen in public since September 19, 2012, ... Full story

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha Declares 2 Weeks Christmas Public Holiday

The governor of imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha yesterday at owerri Imo state capital gave civil servants in Imo state two weeks public holiday for ... Full story

Dr. Olusegun Mimiko: The man they call Iroko

Iroko is a large hardwood tree found mostly in the west coast of tropical Africa. According to the Yoruba tradition, any man who cuts down ... Full story

Action Congress of Nigeria Splashes N100 Aketi-Customized Recharge Card

Report has it that the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in a last bid move to canvass for support for the flagbearer of the party ... Full story

Abdullahi Bello, Kogi State House Of Assembly Impeached

The Kogi State House of Assembly has impeached the Speaker of the Assembly, Abdullahi Bello. Reports indicate that the deputy speaker, and 10 other principal ... Full story

First Independence Day Speech By Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Prime Minister, 1960

Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At ... Full story

2012 National Honours List


Alhaji Ahmed Gulak calls for Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s impeachment

Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Political Matters, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, has called for Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha’s impeachment by the state House ... Full story

Ijaw leaders in secret meeting in Bayelsa State over Jonathan’s safety

NOTABLE Ijaw leaders met behind closed doors in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State on the security situation in the country and the safety of President Goodluck Jonathan.Jonathan, ... Full story

Sheik Ahmad Abubakar: “Kill the Igbo, General Azubuike Ihejirika And Jonathan Will be Plucked Off”

The Irish man, Edmund Burke, a onetime statesman, author, orator, political theorist and philosopher who served for many years in the House of Commons of ... Full story

Christians in the North ask President Goodluck Jonathan to resign

Christians in the North have asked President Goodluck Jonathan to resign over his comment on Boko Haram. Jonathan was quoted to have said he could not ... Full story

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