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2015: Why I’m running for president again — Buhari opens up

A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday said he would contest the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, ...

2014 Independence Day Broadcast by President Jonathan

2014 Independence Day Broadcast by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR Wednesday 1st October, 2014   Fellow Nigerians: 1.             Today marks the 54th anniversary of our country’s independence as a sovereign ...

I am in politics to end APC’s reign – Maku

Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku has avowed that the opposition party in Nasarawa State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will defeat the ruling party, ...

Learn from endorsement of Jonathan, PDP tells APC

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Gordon Bezimo has asked the All Progressives Congress to take a cue ...

Learn from endorsement of Jonathan, PDP tells APC

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Gordon Bezimo has asked the All Progressives Congress to take a cue ...

The APC and The Dream That Never Was - Femi Fani-Kayode

Ordinarily religion should not be brought into politics but sadly the APC has done precisely that. They have introduced religion into politics in a very ...

Ikimi’s defection, final blow to APC — Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday described the defection of a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tom IKmi, from All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic ...

Politics, not a do-or-die affair - El-Rufai

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday in Kafanchan, Kaduna ...

2015 Elections Will Be In Accordance With Global Best Practices – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, assured the international community that the 2015 general elections will be conducted in accordance with global best practices, in order ...

Jonathan’s endorsement as sole candidate, mockery of democracy - APC

The All Progressives Congress has strongly condemned the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan as the sole candidate of the PDP for next year’s presidential election, ...

Brace up for tougher elections, Buhari urges Nigerians

Former Military Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari has predicted that next year’s general elections will be tough and urged party members to collect their ...

FG unveils independence anniversary programme

 No fewer than eight operators of illegal universities across the country, which have been closed, are being prosecuted, the National Universities Commission (NUC) says.The illegal ...

Plot to unseat Amosun, a joke - Ogun APC

The All Progressives Congress in Ogun State has described as wishful thinking the plot by the opposition to defeat it in the coming election.This is ...

2015 election: We will assist Nigeria – U.S.

The U.S. on Wednesday said it was willing to assist the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in delivering credible elections, especially in 2015.Mr Thomas Hines, ...

$9.3m jet scandal: Angry APC Reps storm out of House

Angry All Progressives Congress members in the House of Representatives staged a walkout on Tuesday in protest against a failed debate on the controversial $9.3m ...

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 ...

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

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