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Tinubu Reconciles With Obasanjo At Imo Governor Uzodimma’s Swearing In

President Bola Tinubu on Monday since he was sworn into office in May 2023 was seen in the public exchanging pleasantries and laughing with...

Democracy That Nurtures Insecurity Must Be Thrown Overboard – Obasanjo

Obasanjo, who was hosted by the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, at the opening of internal roads in Iseyin, described a democracy built...

Buhari Was Wasteful, Had No Idea Of Impactful Economic Policies – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken on the deficiency of the economic policies of ex-president Muhammadu Buhari's administration. Obasanjo while addressing journalists said that Buhari...

Obasanjo Laid The Evil Cornerstone Of Nigeria, He Cannot Be Divorced From Its Failure- Farotimi

Lagos State-based lawyer and human rights activist, Dele Farotimi, has taken a swipe at a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, stating that he contributed to...

Obasanjo Felicitates Ezekwesili On Her 60th Birthday

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated former Minister of Education and former World Bank Vice President (Africa), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili as she...

Developer Of Collapsed Banana Island Building Planned To Rake In Whopping N22bn Revenue – Media Report

Media reports have shown that the developer of the collapsed building in Banana Island, Joe Faraday Limited, planned to rake in huge revenue. The developer...

Fani-Kayode Jubilates As Appeal Court Quashes N4.6bn Fraud And Money Laundering Charge

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has celebrated his victory in court. He celebrated his acquittal by the Appeal Court of charges of misappropriation of...

We Were Unaware Tinubu Forfeited $460,000 to US Govt – INEC Tells Tribunal

Nigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission has in its reply to a petition filed by Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of Labour...

Sun Shall Rise To Never Set Again – IPOB

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has responded to a comment by former president Olusegun Obasanjo that Biafra is dead and buried on 13th...

Hoodlums Snatch Electoral Materials In Katsina Supplementary Polls

Hoodlums have reportedly disrupted the supplementary election taking place in nine political wards in the Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Independent National...

I Was On Seventh Floor When Banana Island Building Collapsed– Site Engineer

The seven-story building under construction that collapsed on Wednesday, shattered the peace and serenity of Banana Island, Ikoyi, a highbrow Lagos community. Owing to the...

Bola Tinubu Joins King Charles, Joe Biden, Elon Musk On Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People Of 2023 List

Nigeria's President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been listed in TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2023. The annual list of influential individuals which usually...

“28 People Died In 2023 Elections But 800 In 2011” – Tinubu

President-elect, Bola Tinubu has disclosed that about 28 people died during the 2023 General elections as compared to the 2011 elections. This comment was made during the Parley...

I Will Renounce My Citizenship Before Tinubu’s Inauguration- Ex-deputy Governor

The former deputy governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said that plans are already in motion for her to renounce her Nigerian...

2023 Poll: Tinubu Won Fair And Square — APC Tells Foreign Media

A team of All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains explained to the international media on Wednesday that the party's candidate President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu won...

No Life Lost In Banana Island Building Collapse – Lagos State Emergency Management Agency

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA has disclosed that no victim died in the building that collapsed on 1st Avenue in Highbrow Banana...

God Allowed Him, So No Power Or Force Can Prevent Tinubu From Being Nigeria’s President – Gov Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi has said that no force can take away the mandate of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He made the assertion...

You Are Not Man Enough To Speak About Wike – Rivers PDP Drags Melaye

The Rivers chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lambasted Senator Dino Melaye. The party in the state said Melaye is not man enough...

UK Immigration Drama: ‘Peter Obi Does Not Deserve The Intimidation And Emotional Torture’ – Ohanaeze

Apex Igbo socio-cultural body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has reacted to the attempted arrest of Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in London. It said the move...

You Are Suffering From Mental Fatigue, You’ve Probably Mistaken Me For Atiku Abubakar – Dino Melaye Drags Wike

Former Kogi lawmaker, Sen Dino Melaye has lambasted Gov Nyesom Wike for his comments about his governorship aspiration. At a media chat earlier on Tuesday,...

Peter Obi’s Petition Against Tinubu Incompetent, Ambiguous And Academic – INEC Tells Court

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has asked the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss a petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) and...

Electronic Collation Of Results Not Compulsory – Former INEC Spokesman

A former Director of Voter Education and Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, on Tuesday, said electronic collation of results...

‘You Have Touched The Tiger’s Tail’ – Dino Melaye Fires Back At Gov. Wike

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Governorship aspirant for the Kogi election, Senator Dino Melaye, has chided the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike over a...

Peter Obi Not Qualified To Contest For Election – APC Tells Petition Tribunal

The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday, prayed the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) in Abuja to dismiss the petition filed by the Labour...

Come Out Clean About The Leaked Audio – FG Challenges Peter Obi

The Federal Government through the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has called out the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter...

APC Kicks As Northern Senators Insist On Senate Presidency

The  All Progressives Congress (APC) has objected to Northern senators eyeing the seat of the Senate presidency. According to the party, any Northerner vying for...

2023 Elections: Why We Are Calling For Interim National Government – Group Reveals

A group, the Free Nigeria Movement, FNM has revealed why it called for interim government. The group on Monday said they have made presentations to...

Headless Mob Killed Christ – Soludo Accused Of Mocking Obidients With His Easter Message

Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has reportedly mocked supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi in his Easter...

The Governing Party Is Afraid Of People ‘Wey De Throw Rocks’ – Shehu Sani Shades APC

Former Kaduna lawmaker, Sen Shehu Sani has taken a swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly being fearful of the Labour...

Peak Milk Apologises To Christians Over ‘Insensitive, Offensive’ Easter Advert

The management of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, manufacturers of Peak Milk, has apologised to the Christian Association of Nigeria for using the crucifixion of...

I’m too Old To Keep Quiet, Ethnic Division Must End – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said the incoming administration must explore all avenues at ending ethnic division that emanated from the 2023 general elections. Obasanjo stated...

Buhari Has Wiped Out Major Part Of His Achievements With Naira Swap Policy – Prof Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking on Wednesday, Soyinka said Buhari has wiped out his achievements in the last eight...

Second Niger Bridge To Be Open May 15, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Ready April 30 – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has disclosed a date for the opening of the Second Niger Bridge. He said the bridge will...

I Would Be Very Scared To Invest In Nigeria As A Foreign Investor – Kingsley Moghalu

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Kingsley Moghalu has revealed that it would be hard for him to invest...

Dot In A Circle: Return Home For Census – IPOB Tells Igbos

Igbos outside the South East have been told to return home and be counted during the 2023 census. The Indigenous People of Biafra said it...

2023 Elections Not The Fairest, Most Transparent In Nigeria’s History – Afenifere Blasts Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has been lambasted by the pan-Yoruba socio-political group Afenifere over comments he made concerning the 2023 general...

El-Rufai Reinstates 1,288 Primary School Teachers 10-months After Sack

The government of Kaduna state has reinstated 1,288 public primary school teachers who were dismissed in June 2022 after the conduct of the competency...

Atiku’s Spokesman Sues APC Over N125m Debt

Dr. Daniel Bwala, a spokesperson of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has sued the...

Atiku Has No Anointed Aspirant For Kogi Gov Primary —Aide

Paul Ibe, the media adviser to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 25 election, Atiku Abubakar, has denied media...

APC Suspends Aisha Binani’s Campaign DG

Crisis keeps rocking the Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the party has suspended the Director General of Senator Aishatu...

APC Expels Member In Delta

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh's expulsion as a member of the political party has been approved by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State. At the...

My Government Isn’t Owing Salary – Ikpeazu

Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor has denied claims that his government owes some civil servants their salary in the state. Recall that the Abia State...

Election Tribunal: Tinubu Gets Atiku, Obi’s Petitions

The camp of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has disclosed that they were officially served on Tuesday with copies of the petitions filed at...

PDP Did Not Release Fund For Lagos Governorship Election – Jandor Claims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Olajide Adediran aka Jandor has accused the party of not releasing funds for the...

I Am Not Owing Any Core Civil Servant Salary – Gov Ikpeazu

Gov Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state has stated that his government do not owe several months of salaries to civil servants in the state. The...

Datti’s Interview: Tinubu Petitions NBC, Wants Channels TV Sanctioned

President-Elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has written a petition to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), asking the commission to sanction Channels Television for allegedly breaching...

PDP Lifts Suspension On Fayose, Anyim And Others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national working committee has reversed the suspensions of some of the chieftains of the party. The members whose suspension was...

Tinubu Needs Your Prayers To Succeed — Katsina Gov, Masari Advices Nigerians

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has said that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu, needs more prayers from Nigerians to enable him to run a successful...

‘Nigerians Gave Me Opportunity Of A Lifetime’ – President-elect Bola Tinubu Vows Not To Squander Rare Privilege

The President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, said he won’t disappoint Nigerians when he assumes office. Tinubu said he could not afford to squander his...

PDP Blew N12.5bn In Two Months — Wike

River State governor, Nyesom Wike has accused the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of mismanaging N12.5 billion party funds in two months. Wike...

Benue Governor-Elect, Alia Receives Certificate Of Return

Governor-elect of Benue State, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia has been presented with his certificate of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Deputy-elect, Sam...

Dino Melaye Joins Kogi Guber Race

Senator Dino Melaye, who was the representative in the Kogi West Senatorial District, has made his interest known in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in...

Oyo Polls: Seyi Makinde, Deputy Receive Certificate Of Return

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde and Deputy, Bayo Lawal have been presented with their certificates of return in Ibadan. The certificates of return were...

We Have No Plans Of Printing Biafra Currency – IPOB

On Wednesday, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), said it had no plans to print its own currency and operate a government in exile. IPOB...

US Recovers $53m From Illegal Awarded Contracts To Diezani, Others

The United States Department of Justice has revealed the final resolution of two civil cases in forfeiture of the luxury assets that were laundered...

I Have Already Been Given Greatest Gift – Tinubu

President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has revealed that his victory at the February 25th presidential elections is the greatest gift to celebrate his 71st birthday. "With...

Enugu Election Tribunal Receives 14 Petitions

The Enugu State Election Tribunal has said it has received a total of 14 petitions so far from parties and candidates in the February...

CAN Congratulates Niger Governor-Elect, Umar Bago

The Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN), Niger State chapter, has congratulated  governor-elect, Umar Bago, following his victory in the recent gubernatorial election that held...

Crisis Will Consume PDP If Care Is Not Taken – Bode George

Former Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George has revealed the real reason behind the suspension of former National Chairman, Iyorchia...

Tinubu Nominates Bagudu, Edun Into Presidential Transition Council

President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has nominated two people to the Presidential Transition Council (PTC). President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly reserved two slots for Tinubu in the...

Labour Party Reduces Governorship Nomination Forms Fees By N10m…Now N15m

The Labour Party on Tuesday announced that the cost of nomination and expression of interest forms for its governorship aspirants interested in contesting the...

Igbos Beg Yorubas To Overlook Disrespectful, Provocative Statements Made By Some ‘Bad-Bloods’

WORRIED about the ethno-religious tension in the country, a political group, South East/Igbo APC Progressives Roundtable, SIAPRO, on Tuesday, appealed to Yorubas domiciled in...

Kalu Informs Buhari Of Intention To Run For Senate President

Amidst the internal lobbying for the next leadership of the upper and lower chambers of the 10th National Assembly, Senator Orji Kalu, on Tuesday,...

2023 Polls: God Saved APC From Implosion – APC

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Tuesday said that it was God that saved the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Fact Check: Is Tinubu The Founder of ‘Agbero’ In Lagos?

There has been different calls in the media, especially the social media that the President elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu created and established 'Agberos' in...

Obasanjo Has Shown He’s An Igbo Man – Ohaneze Ndigbo

Okechukwu Isiguzoro, a chieftain of the Ohaneze Ndigbo socio-cultural organization, has described former president, Olusegun Obasanjo as an Igbo man in spirit but a...

Labour Party Governorship Aspirant In Imo State Found Dead

A Labour Party (LP) governorship aspirant in the forthcoming governorship primary holding in Imo State, Humphrey Anumudu, has been found dead in his house. Anumudu...

“Why I Was Against Soludo’s Gov Ambition” – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has mentioned the reason why he was at a time against the ambition of Professor Chukwuma Soludo, to become the...

Goodluck Jonathan Felicitates Obasanjo @ 86

Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Felicitates former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as he celebrates his 86th birthday, wishing him long life in good health and...

Former President Obasanjo Seen Kneeling To Greet The Newly Crowned Olu Of Warri

Twice former Head of State of Nigeria, Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo goes viral after photos of him kneeling and bowing to greet the...

I’ve Been Diagnosed With Diabetes For More Than 35-Years – Obasanjo Reveals

Former Military Head of State and President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has disclosed that he has been a diabetic patient for over three...

Foursquare Gospel Church’s Former General Overseer, Wilson Badejo, Dies At 74

Former General Overseer (G.O), of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, Dr Wilson Badejo, is dead. The National Secretary of the church, Rev. Yomi Oyinloye,...

Court Dismisses Fraud Charge Against Atiku’s Son-in-law

The  two-count charge of money laundering filed aganst Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has been struck out by a Federal...

I Rejected Gani Adams Request To Visit Me – Obasanjo Gives Reason

Former Head Of State and President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has cleared the air to say he has no quarrels at all with the Aare...

I’m Ready To Lay Down My Life Like Mandela – Obadiah Mailafia After Being Released By The DSS

Obadiah Mailafia, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that he is ready to lay down his life...

“It’s Between Them Not Us”, Obasanjo Addresses Crashed Marriage Of His Son And Baba Ijebu’s Daughter

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has opened up on the crisis his son and popular businessman Baba Ijebu's daughter faced in their marriage, noting that it...

Nigeria Is Drowning In Debts – Olusegun Obasanjo Raises Alarm

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has decried the rate at which the Federal Government of Nigeria continues to take loans for projects, saying the country...

Obasanjo Says He’s “Not Afraid Of Death At His Age” As He Shares Concerns Over Future Leaders In Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday said not even the fear of death could stop him from raising his voice whenever there is a...

If Jesus Christ Was In Nigeria Today, He Would Complain Alot About This Country And Government – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday said if Jesus Christ were to be in Nigeria at a time like this, He would have complained...

Money Laundering: I Gave Obasanjo $140,000 On Behalf Of Atiku’s Son-in-law – EFCC Witness Tells Court

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, allegedly gave former President Olusegun...

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