These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last year, and bloodletting in Numan, Adamawa State,...
Controversy has emerged over the whereabouts of $500 million recovered from the late General Sani Abacha's family as report indicates that the money was diverted. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is said to be probing the location of the money, which was recovered from the family of the late Head...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019 and the decision is personal and also for Nigerians.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi, on Wednesday sought  collaboration of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), for easy movement of personnel and electoral materials. Prof. Godswill Obioma, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, who spoke at a meeting in...
By Tony Nwakaegho Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the new Director General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Abubakar, a retired career foreign service officer, has been a Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) on Foreign Affairs/International Relations. Abubakar had extensive experience working with the United...
The electoral commission on Tuesday has told political parties in Nigeria to select their candidates for the 2019 presidential election between August 18 and October 7 this year.
Campaign for the presidential and governorship elections in 2019 will begin in November, the  Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC said in a   timetable released on Tuesday. According to the timetable, campaign for the  presidential and National Assembly election will start on Nov. 18, while the campaign for the  governorship...
A former Senator from Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Arise, who was kidnapped last Sunday has regained freedom. Arise, a governorship aspirant under the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, regained freedom on Friday night. The President of Oye Ekiti Progressives Union (OPU), an umbrella association of the indigenes of Oye,...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he had no preferred candidate for any of the elective positions in the Saturday National Convention of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Jonathan disclosed this in a felicitation message issued by his Media Office on Friday in Abuja. The former president said he was...