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Seriake Dickson Inaugurates 6 Man Panel To Investigate Electoral Violence

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Monday inaugurated a six-man judicial commission of inquiry to investigate the violence, mayhem and breach of peace during ... Full story

Jos-East Local Government Chairman Dies 2 Days After Being Sworn In

The Plateau State Government on Monday announced the death of the Chairman, Jos-East Local Government Area, Dr. Hosea Azi. The state Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, said ... Full story

Dickson, Timipre Sylva’s Political Battle Intensifies

The cancellation of the governorship election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area may cause an implosion in Bayelsa State, writes SIMON UTEBOR In the oil-rich Bayelsa ... Full story

#BayelsaDecides: Result Collation Put On Hold Again As Governor Seriake Dickson Leads With 30,000 Votes

The INEC collation centre in Bayelsa state has halted proceedings to temporarily go on a break as Seriake tops the polls.  Prof. Zana Akpagu, the Chief ... Full story

James Faleke Sues INEC, Asks Court To Declare Him Kogi’s Governor-Elect

The deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the November 21 election in Kogi State, James Faleke, on Tuesday filed a suit at ... Full story

I Will Professionalise IIndependent National Electoral Commission - Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said he will do everything within his powers to professionalise the activities of the ... Full story

I Didn’t Pay Tribute To National Leader Of The All Progressives Congress, Tinubu - Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has distanced himself from a tribute he purportedly wrote in honour of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, ... Full story

APC Candidate, Audu, Dies As INEC Declares Poll Inconclusive

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Kogi governorship election, Abubakar Audu, died a few hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission declared ... Full story

Ahmed Gulak Sues PDP Over Chairmanship Seat

Mr. Ahmed Gulak, a former Special Adviser on Political Matters to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has dragged the Peoples Democratic Party to court over the delay ... Full story

Defend Your Votes, Yemi Osinbajo Tells Kogi State Voters

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the people of Kogi State to stay back to defend their votes in the Saturday governorship election in ... Full story

We Can’t Afford To Fail President Buhari - Permanent Secretary

The newly-appointed Permanent Secretary in the State House, Mr. Jalal Arabi, on Friday said he and other permanent secretaries whose appointments were approved by President ... Full story

PDP Still Suffering From Hangover Of Loss - APC

The All Progressives Congress has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party of defeat-induced impatience. The National Secretary of the APC, Mai Bala Buni, who said this ... Full story

Being In Opposition Not A Death Sentence – Bode George

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, says being in the opposition is not a death sentence. The PDP leader ... Full story

Fears And Panic Grip Directors Over Permanent Sectaries Sacking

There are indications that the Federal Government has begun the restructuring of departments and directorates in the federal civil service. It was learnt on Wednesday that ... Full story

PDP Finally Tenders Apology To Nigerians For 16 Years Of Failure (Details)

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have tendered a national apology to Nigerians for past failures as a major step to win back ... Full story

11 Instructions Muhammadu Buhari Gave To The Ministers-Designate

President Muhammadu Buhari has handed over a document of 11 instructions which his ministers must abide by if they are to work with him in ... Full story

PMB To Swear-In Ministers, Hold Inaugural FEC Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will officially inaugurate a new Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, November 11. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and ... Full story

EXPOSED: How Nigerian Judiciary Help Corrupt Politicians and Money Launderers

It has been revealed how the Judiciary aided corrupt politicians who stole Nigeria's money.  The Judiciary have been lambasted for its lopsidedness and bias judgement when ... Full story

Photos From Ongoing Ministers Retreat

Former Rivers state governor Rotimi Amaechi joined the other ministers-designate at the ongoing Ministers retreat holding in Abuja. More photos after the cut…   ... Full story

Gyang Pwajok’s Body Arrives In Jos

The remains of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the April 11 governorship election in Plateau state, Senator Gyang Pwajok, arrived in the country on ... Full story

I Have No Regret Supporting Goodluck Jonathan - OPC Leader, Gani Adams

OPC leader, Gani Adams, in an over an hour long interview, has defended his support for former President Goodluck Jonathan at the last general election ... Full story

Akinwunmi Ambode Is Not Weak, He Wanted To Treat Lagosians Like Real Human Beings - Chief Henry Ajomale

The Lagos State APC chairman, Chief Henry Ajomale has reacted to insinuations the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode is weak and unable to handle Lagos ... Full story

Code Of Conduct Tribunal Trial: Bukola Saraki Heads To Supreme Court

Senate President, Bukola Saraki whose appeal against his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over the alleged false declaration of assets was thrown out ... Full story

Breaking News! Supreme Court Upholds Rochas Okorocha Victory

Reports reaching us from the Supreme Court reveal Governor Rochas Ewele Okorocha of Imo state has been given a cause to smile again after the ... Full story

Drama As 2 Members Of The House Of Representatives Reject Dogara’s Appointments

Two members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected their appointments as head of standing committees of the House. One of the lawmakers, Mr. Garba ... Full story

Femi Gbajabiamila: APC Has No Hand In Saraki’s Trial

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Thursday said the ongoing trial of the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola ... Full story

Senate Confirms Rotimi Amaechi's As Minister (Video)

Rotimi Amaechi’s nomination as a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has been approved after being screened by the Nigerian Senate. The former Rivers state ... Full story

Hillary Clinton Testimony At House Select Committee On Benghazi - LIVE

After months of anticipation and partisan feuding, Hillary Clinton is testifying before the House Select Committee on Benghazi Thursday in a grueling day-long hearing with ... Full story

PMB Writes Senate On INEC Chairman, Commissioners

The Senate on Thursday received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking confirmation of the appointment of Chairman and Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral ... Full story

President Buhari Appoints New INEC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new chairman for the Independent National Electoral Commission which is regarded as a response to pressure from the opposition ... Full story

Shocking! Nigerian Lawmaker Sacked And Banned For Life From Politics By Tribunal

A Nigerian lawmaker has been relieved of his duties and also banned for life from contesting for elections making it the first case in the ... Full story

Diezani Alison-Madueke, Ex-Minister Of Petroleum, Reacts To Screening Of PMB’s Ministers

Diezani Alison-Madueke, the ex-minister of petroleum, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment, has reacted to the Senate screening of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial appointees. Clem Aguiyi, ... Full story

Alhaji Usman Durkwa Confirmed As The New Deputy Governor Of Borno

The Borno state House of Assembly has confirmed Alhaji Usman Durkwa as the new deputy governor of the state.  Durkwa was confirmed yesterday, October 13 during ... Full story

Senate Screens Buhari’s ministers (Day 2) – LIVE UPDATES

The Nigerian senate on Tuesday began the screening of the first batch of ministerial nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. Those who appeared before ... Full story

List Of 10 Ministerial Nominees Who Successfully Scaled Screening Hurdle

The first phase of screening of the Ministerial Nominees was conducted successfully yesterday, with the 10 soon-to-be ministers scaling the hurdle.  The Senate, on Tuesday, October ... Full story

Senate Screens Buhari’s Ministers (Day 2)

The Nigerian senate on Tuesday began the screening of the first batch of ministerial nominees forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. Those who appeared before ... Full story

Meet The 7 Women Who Made Muhammdu Buhari's Ministerial List (Photos)

Here is a list of the 7-women who made the highly anticipated ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari of which one has been successfully screened ... Full story

Tribunal Upholds Bukola Saraki’s Election

The election petition tribunal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, has upheld the election of Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, as the duly elected ... Full story

Senate Has No Constitutional Power To Screen Ministerial Nominees

A lawyer and a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress has revealed that according to Nigeria's constitutional provision, ministerial screening is not in the jurisdiction ... Full story

Senate President, Bukola Saraki Receives 2nd Batch of Ministerial List

Senate President, Olubukola Saraki on Monday received the 2nd batch list of ministers to work in the cabinet of President Buhari. The Senate President confirmed  the ... Full story

Tough Time Awaits Ministerial Nominees On Tuesday

Tough times await ministerial nominees in the Senate on Tuesday as the Peoples Democratic Party senators on Friday vowed not to lower their guard during ... Full story

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