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Fani-Kayode Blasts Buhari For Traveling Out Despite Increasing Terror Attacks

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode (FFK) thinks it is insensitive of President Buhari to continue his foreign trips despite the increasing rate of terror ...

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

Audu’s Inconclusive Death, Mugabe’s Wheelchair By Reuben Abati

“You look sleepy” “My brother, let’s just say I slept at a fuel station, looking for fuel.” “For which of the women in your life, because I ...

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

Our Nation's Roads Are Dead, PMB Admits

President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that the nation’s roads are in precarious state and are in dire need of attention by the Federal Government. He also ... Full story

Stay Away From Bayelsa Politics, Ex-Militant Warns General Tompolo

A former Niger Delta militant leader in Bayelsa State, Mr. Africanus Ukparasia, a.k.a ‘General’ Africa, has warned Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as ‘General’ Tompolo, to ... Full story

Peoples Democratic Party Kicks As APC Plans Primary To Replace Prince Abubakar Audu

The All Progressives Congress has said it is preparing for a fresh governorship primary in Kogi State to elect a candidate, who will replace its ... Full story

Hillary Clinton Trails EVERY Top-Tier Republican In National Poll As Marco Rubio Leads Her By 8 Points – And Even Chris Christie Could Edge Her In A General Election

PRIMARY: TRUMP 28 / CARSON 18 / CRUZ 14 / RUBIO 14 / BUSH 5  Marco Rubio has the biggest lead over Hillary in a hypothetical ... Full story

Robert Mugabe To Rule Zimbabwe From 'Special Wheelchair' Until He Is 100 - Grace Mugabe

Zimbabwe's first lady says she plans to get a 'special' wheelchair for her 91-year-old husband so that he can continue to rule.  According to Grace Mugabe, ... Full story

Mixed Reactions Greet Kogi Inconclusive Guber Poll

The Coalition of Civil Society, politicians and voters in Kogi have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to intensify efforts in educating the ...

PICTURES: Buhari, Fashola, Others Have Breakfast In Iran This Morning

President Buhari, Nigerian rep. in Iran - Dr Ali Magashi, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and others during their breakfast this morning ...

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

Prince Abubakar Audu Of Kogi State Slumped And Died After Receiving The Election Results

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Abubakar Audu has been reported dead. The APC candidate for the Kogi state elections ... Full story

#KogiDecides: Live Update Of Kogi Governorship Elections

9:42am -  At Polling Unit 015, Ward A in Lokoja, the electoral officers are having a hard task as one of the card readers won't recognize ...

Police Harassing, Arresting Our Members, PDP Alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday alleged that policemen in Kogi State were harassing and arresting its members in the state. The PDP has also cautioned ... 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

'I've No War With Grace Mugabe,' Says Mnangagwa

VP Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday sought to dispel growing claims within Zanu-PF that he is locked in a factional war with First Lady Grace Mugabe. This comes ...

Busted! How Soldiers Supervised Rigging Of 2014 Ekiti Governorship Poll

The controversy surrounding the 2014 gubernatorial election in Ekiti has heightened as fresh claims have revealed that security authorities were allegedly aiding and abating rigging.  The ... Full story

Nigerians Shouldn’t Be Begging - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his government’s zero tolerance for corruption, stressing that there will be no exemption in the anti-graft war. The President also revealed ...

Zapu Warns 'Reckless' First Lady Grace Mugabe

THE Zimbabwe African People's Union (Zapu) has warned reckless First Lady Grace Mugabe for claiming that Mashonaland Central "is a no-go area for the opposition" ...

Muhammadu Buhari Sets Target For His Newly Appointed Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has set target for his ministers, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Buhari had, on Wednesday, administered oaths of office on 36 ministers whose appointments ... 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

Controversial Campaign Poster In Uganda Currently Trending Online (Photos)

A honest political campaign poster of a Ugandan man who is seeking for a public office has gone viral and has got people talking on ... 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

President Muhammadu Buhari Sets Up Cabinet After Inaugurating 36 New Ministers

PRECISELY 167 days of assuming office, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday completed the process of setting up his cabinet with the inauguration of 36 ministers. L-R: ... 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

President Buhari Sacks Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered mass retirement of permanent secretaries. Our correspondent learnt that not less than 17 of them were affected in the exercise. Buhari made ... 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

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My Father Disowned Me Because Of Fela - Dede Mabiaku

One of Nigeria’s most celebrated Afro-beat singer, Dede Mabiaku, who has been able to carve a niche for himself through the artistry he learnt from ...

Government Needs To Invest In Nigerian Entertainment Industry - British High Commissioner To Nigeria

One of Nollywood’s most adored actresses, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde, recently hooked fans up with the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Artwright, to discuss issues ...

I Slept Off When My Wife Was In Labour - Sound Sultan

Naija Ninja co-owner, Sound Sultan, is so elated that his daughter Zara, just turned six today November 30, 2015 and as a proud father, he ...

The Illusion Of Anonymity In The Digital Age By Tony Ogunlowo

As an internet security consultant I deal with lots of people and companies, on a daily basis, who want to remain anonymous online but can’t ...

Yoruba Boys Not Good For Marriage - Kemi Olunloyo Rants On Twitter

Kemi Olunloyo, the daughter of the former Oyo state, Victor Omololu Olunloyo, made a very controversial statements via her twitter handle. Following the #sugarbelly story trailing ...

Genevieve Nnaji Slays again In An Elegant Dress While Promoting Her New Movie (Photos)

Delectable Nollywood actress cum movie producer, Genevieve Nnaji, has been keeping her fashion game tight. The diva was recently spotted looking all “Right” at the Lagos ...

See How Uche Jombo Celebrated Son's 6 Months Birthday (Photos)

Just like other proud mothers who are always excited to see their children grow, Uche Jombo decided to celebrate her son, Matthew’s sixth month birthday ...

Woman Reportedly Embarrassed D'banj At The Airport For Not Prostrating For Her

According to a recent report, it was more like a melo-drama from the scenes of our home videos when a an angry woman attacked D’banj ...

Jude Okoye Shares Daughter's Cute Photo To Celebrate Her 1 Year Birthday

On July, 2014, P-Square manager and their elder brother, Jude Okoye, tied the knots with MBGN Tourism 2012 model, Ify Umeokeke. During their wedding, the bride ...

AY Comedian Celebrates 7 Years Wedding Anniversary With Sweet Words

Famous Nigerian comedian, AY Makun, is celebrating his 7 year wedding anniversary to his beautiful wife, Mabel. The rib-cracker took to his Instagram page to shower ...