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Fayose appoints Chief of staff

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, has appointed Mr. Dipo Anisulowo as Chief of Staff, and Chief Bisi Kolawole as Special Assistant on ...

Ekweremadu laments lack of books to help lawmakers

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday, described the lack of relevant literature on parliamentary practices as a major challenge to the development of the ...

President Jonathan receives the Super Falcons at the Villa

President Jonathan today October 29th received the 2014 African Female Football Champions, Super Falcons at the Presidential Villa search feed ...

I’ve no ambition to be Abia Speaker -Orji’s son

The first son of Governor Theodore Orji of Abia State, Chinedum, has said he has no intentions to become the Speaker of the Abia State ...

Tambuwal dumps PDP for APC

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, formally declared for the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday. More details later. ...

Crisis in Oyo PDP as party leaders kick against Patience Jonathan's choice

Some Peoples Democratic Party leaders in Oyo State have kicked against a request by the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, for a former governor ...

President Jonathan back from pilgrimage in Israel

President Jonathan and Bishop Oyedepo pictured arriving Abuja this morning after 3 days in Israel for the Pilgrimage ...

Buhari campaigners emerge in Ondo

Former Head of State, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari The Ondo State chapter of the Buhari Campaign Organisation has commenced its campaign for the emergence of Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari ...

2015: I have accepted offer to contest - Jonathan

After many months of suspense, President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday opened up on his intention to seek re-election during the 2015 presidential election.All organs of ...

Femi Falana blasts Buhari for taking N27.5m 'election loan'

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, has criticised the All Progressives Congress presidential aspirant, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for obtaining a loan ...

Osun governor, Rauf Aregbesola backs Jihad, opposes Boko Haram

The Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said that there is nothing wrong with Jihad, which he described as an Islamic concept that seeks ...

Amaechi made me minister to reduce my influence —Wike

Chief Nyesom Wike THE immediate-past Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Thursday alleged that the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, made him ...

Don’t contest 2015 election, prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi, warns Buhari

A Kaduna-based renowned Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has called on a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, not to contest the 2015 presidential election.The ...

WARNING: "Don’t contest 2015 election" - Prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi, tells Buhari

A Kaduna-based renowned Islamic cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, has called on a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, not to contest the 2015 presidential election.The ...

Four Akwa Ibom officials resign to pursue political ambition

Four members of the Akwa Ibom State Executive Council have resigned their appointments to beat the Peoples Democratic Party deadline to further their political ambition ...

Another fours years of PDP will totally destroy Nigeria - Buhari.

The former Head of State and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), said on Saturday in Kaduna that another four years ...

2015: Jonathan to declare soon, says Presidency

The Presidency yesterday maintained that President Goodluck Jonathan will soon declare for re-election in the forthcoming 2015 presidential elections.Vice President Namadi Sambo stated this while ...

Akwa Ibom govt condemns attack on Senator

The Akwa Ibom State government has condemned the attack on a senator representing Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District, Senator Helen Esuene. Sen. Esuene was on a ...

EFCC releases Edo Speaker, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Uyi Igbe; Majority Leader, Philip Shaibu; and the ...

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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