Zulum’s convoy: Army recounts how soldiers, policemen were killed

Okodili Ndidi, Jide Orintunsin, Gbade Ogunwale, Nicholas Kalu, Abuja; Duku Joel , Maiduguri; and Precious Igbonwelundu The Army on Sunday recounted how four soldiers and...

FRSC to enforce passengers manifest law

The Federal Road Safety Corps has concluded plans to flag off a Special Intervention Patrol code-named ”OPERATION AKAEZE” aimed at enforcing adherence to Passenger’s...

2023: APC most likely to zone Presidential position to South-East – VON chief

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, says that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will most likely zone the presidential position...

Governor Akeredolu: Nigeria on path of growth, greatness through President Buhari

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has said the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari had put the country on a path of growth and...

House of Reps meet NLC, TUC over planned strike

The House of Representatives has waded into the crisis between the Federal Government and the organised labour over the recent hikes in the pump...

Nigerian government, labour to continue dialogue Monday over planned strike

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Organised Labour over the recent hike in fuel price and electricity tariff has been postponed till...

30 injured, 23 buildings, 15 vehicles destroyed in Lagos tanker explosion

The Director General, Lagos Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has confirmed that 30 adults were injured, 23 buildings and 15 vehicles were...

Governor Wike: How IGP called, ordered me to leave Edo on eve of election

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, called him on the telephone on the eve of the Edo...

Governor Wike: Godwin Obaseki won’t leave PDP

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State will not leave Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after winning a...

Zulum wins 2019 Zik prize for leadership

BORNO State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum has won the 2019 Zik Prize for Leadership. A member of the prize’s Board Prof. Pat Utomi, who announced...

TUC tackles Fed Govt on $1.96b rail project

 Bolaji Ogundele and Frank Ikpefan, Abuja THERE is plan to extend the Kano-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi railway line into Niger Republic, the Presidency explained on Thursday. The clarification came...

Security challenge a threat to Nigeria, says Gbajabiamila

 Tony Akowe, Abuja HOUSE of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said the current security challenges in the country pose a great threat to the nation’s...

Creation of more states possible, says Omo-Agege

 Sanni Onogu, Abuja DEPUTY Senate President and Chairman of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said...

Troops kill top Boko Haram commanders, fighters in Lake Chad

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have eliminated several top commanders and fighters of the Boko Haram terrorist group in their various camps at the...

Pastor Ize-Iyamu: I didn’t beg Obaseki to return to APC

The Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation has urged the traditional media to perform due diligence in reporting events arising from Edo State, as unprofessionalism...

AGF: Why I’ll not testify before Justice Salami panel

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, gave reasons why he would not appear as a witness...

Delta governor decries poor financing of public healthcare

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Thursday, said that with an abysmal 0.5 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product, GDP, in public health...

Minister, others shun senate over 2020 budget performance

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Thursday shunned the Senate when summoned to brief lawmakers of 2020 Budget Performance. The Minister’s refusal...

EFCC recovers N4.16 billion debt owed Nigerian government by lottery companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has recovered at least N4.16 billion out of the debt owed the federal government by lottery companies. The Acting...

Bayelsa election: Governor Diri, INEC ask appeal court to reverse tribunal’s judgment

Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election...
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