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President Buhari Wants To Clear The Rot Left Behind By Previous Administration

President Muhammadu Buhari may not have ministers any time soon, as the new administration seeks to come to grip with the rot left behind by ... Full story

List Of Nigerian Governors At War With Their Predecessors

The newly elected governors in Nigeria are expected to commence work and face the business of governance in their respective states. However, the process is ... Full story

Sahara Reporters Claim Bukola Saraki Is Not Even A Nigerian Citizen

Controversial publication Sahara Reporters, took to Facebook on Sunday to declare that Senate President, Bukola Saraki is not a Nigerian. The publication also accuses him ...

Buhari: Ekweremadu as Saraki’s deputy unacceptable

•APC governors, state chairmen want Saraki, Dogara to accept party’s list on principal officers•Ogbeh may head disciplinary committee For President Muhammadu Buhari, the emergence of a Peoples ...

Samuel Ortom Still A Bonafide Member Of PDP - Emmanuel Agbo

The Benue State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has maintained that the state governor, Samuel Ortom, is still its member. State chairman of the PDP, ... Full story

Ghanaian President John Mahama Appoints New EC Boss

President Mahama has appointed Mrs. Charlotte Kesson Smith Osei as Chair of the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana becoming the first woman to hold the ... Full story

Owelle Rochas Okorocha Denies Owing Workers 11 Months Salary Arrears

Read press statement Some Patriotic Nigerians and Imo citizens in particular have been inundating senior officials of the Imo S. tate Government with phone calls following ... Full story

We Are Committed To Fighting Corruption - Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday reiterated the present administration’s commitment to fighting corruption. Osinbajo said this in Lagos at the 3rd Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture ...

PDP Members Shield Speaker Dogara During Fracas (Watch) Video

Below is a video of the ongoing fracas in the HOR, PDP Members mostly from the SS and SE as seen from their attire chanting ... Full story

Joseph Chinotimba Fumes Over WhatsApp Insult

A 29-year old man was yesterday fined $100 for insulting Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba on a WhatsApp group chat. Tatenda Benjamin Machingauta (29) used his ...

Benue Lawmakers Exchange Blows Over House Leadership

There was pandemonium at the Benue State House of Assembly on Tuesday as lawmakers exchanged blows and kicks over a disagreement about who was elected ... Full story

Togolese President Missing For Past Two Weeks

The President of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, has not been seen in public for the past two weeks. His sudden disappearance from public life has led ... Full story

President Buhari Vows To Recover Billions Of Dollars Looted

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja assured state governors that the days of impunity, lack of accountability, and fiscal recklessness in the management of national ... Full story

Nyesom Wike Should Join Nollywood - Rotimi Amaechi

The fight between former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi and his successor, Nyesom Wike, seems to have refused to end. The two former close ...

Abia Governor Slashes Own Salary

Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has slashed his salary and traveling allowances by half until the state government clears the backlog of salaries ... Full story

Guber Elections Took Place In Rivers, Akwa Ibom States - PDPGF

The Peoples Democratic Party’s Governors Forum, PDPGF, has debunked the insinuation in some quarters that governorship elections did not hold in Akwa Ibom and Rivers ... Full story

Aisha Buhari's Official Portrait

This is the official portrait of the First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari… ... Full story

Akinwunmi Ambode Sacks LSPDC CEO, 3 Others, Appoints Jacob Agosu

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Friday sacked the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Development and Property Corporation, Mr Taofeek Oki, and three ... Full story

Policemen Acting On Wike’s Instruction Invaded My Home, Damaged My Husband’s Car - Ibim Semenitari

The immediate past Commissioner of Information and Communications in Rivers State, Ibim Semenitari, has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of resorting to brigandage in a bid ... Full story

What Bukola Saraki Discussed In Secret Meeting With Ex President Obasanjo

According to PREMIUM TIMES, Senate President Bukola Saraki's visit to Ex president Olusegun Obasanjo today in Abeokuta was to seek his help in reconciling him ... Full story

Femi Gbajabiamila Was Never Convicted In US

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, who contested and lost the speakership seat during the inaugural sitting of the House on ... Full story

Protesters Storm National Assembly, Demand Death Penalty For Corruption

Some protesters stormed the National Assembly on Wednesday and demanded a legislation that would prescribed death penalty as punishment for corruption in the country. Speaking under ... Full story

Apologize Within 7 Days Or Face The Wrath Of Yoruba Gods - Oodua Peoples Congress

The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, has asked the Lagos state publicity secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, to apologise within seven days ... Full story

N9billion Wardrobe Allowance Is Wicked - Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, has condemned the N8.64 billion the National Assembly has earmarked as wardrobe allowance for the 109 Senators ... Full story

Murray-Bruce Reacts To N9bn Wardrobe Allowance

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has reacted to the news that federal lawmakers will be getting a N9billion wardrobe allowance.  In his reaction posted on Twitter, Murray-Bruce blames ... Full story

MKO Paved Way For Democracy - Habiba Abiola

ONE of the daughters of the late Chief MKO Abiola, Miss Habiba Abiola, has said that her father’s death paved way for democratic government in ... Full story

I Wonder Why Nigerians Are So Anxious To Have Ministers – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has queried why Nigerians are eager to have him name his cabinet, two weeks after he was sworn in as president of ...

Don’t Take Bribe, Aisha Buhari Tells President’s Men

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha has warned those around the President not to use their position to curry favours, but to key into ... Full story

Buhari considers balance in SGF choice

Three All Progressives Congress (APC) chiefs and a seasoned bureaucrat are in the race for Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). President Muhammadu Buhari ...

APC senators demand Ekweremadu’s resignation

The crisis set off by the recent election of the principal officers of the National Assembly may be far from over despite the All Progressives ... Full story

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Ondo, Korean Firm To Build 550MW Power Plant

The Ondo State Government and a Korean firm, Kingline Development Limited, have concluded plans to boost industrialisation in the state with the construction of a ... Full story

Roma Want Raheem Lawal

Roma are interested in Eskişehirspor midfielder Raheem Lawal, according to technical director Bahadır Ünalan. Ünalan also denied interest from Turkish league champions Galatasaray, who have also ... Full story

Justin Gatlin Clocks 5th Fastest Time Ever Over 200m

Justin Gatlin ran the fifth fastest 200m time in history at the United States Athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday. Gatlin bursted down the lane ... Full story

Ubi Franklin: Fame Is The Most Dangerous Drug In The World

Triple MG co-owner, Ubi Franklin, may have made a name for himself in the Nigerian music industry though not as a singer, but as a ...

I Once Hawked In Maza Maza Traffic - K-Peace

Winning in the Nigerian Idol musical talents show is such that required great and talented skills to outsmart competitors from all state of the federation. For ...

Drug Abuse: Nigerians Are Copying The White People - Grace Ama

Nollywood actress, Grace Ama, has joined voices with the United Nations to call on families to be mindful of their youths at home on the ...

Emmanuel Adebayor's Mother, Brother Beg For Forgiveness

After the lingering family crises,Emmanuel Adebayor’s mother Alice and younger brother, Rotimi have apologised to the Tottenham Hotspur’s star following the visit of the delegation ...

Nigerian Celebrities With The Most Expensive Mansions

Given their fame and success in their respective fields, these celebrities have managed to create a majestic place for them to live. Scroll Down for The ...

My Marriage Never Lasted For 2 Years - Alex Okoroji

Nollywood actress, Alex Okoroji, who was once married to Omar Captan, Ghanaian actor, has stated that her marriage did not last up to two years ...

Why I Have Been Wearing Same Shoe For Months - John Dumelo

How many people can boastfully appreciate a product made in their country like proud Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo, who is so in love with his ...