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    South Africans Vote In Pivotal Election

    South Africans are voting at schools, community centres, and in large white tents set up in open fields in an election seen as the...

    Forgive Me If My Government Hurt You – Buhari To Nigerians

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians hurt by his administration's policies to pardon him. He issued the apology on Friday, April 21 when he...

    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...

    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...

    Please Forgive Me, If I’ve Offended You – Ortom Begs Benue Indigines

    Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday appealed to those he may have offended in the course of his service as governor of the...

    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...

    Elections: Foreign Experts In Nigeria Had No Knowledge Of Thugs, Manipulation, Vote-Buying — Shehu Sani

    Senator Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker who represented Kaduna Central in the Nigerian Senate, has carpeted experts from Europe, the United States of America...

    Pope Appoints Nigerian Archbishop As New Secretary Of Dicastery For Evangelisation

    Pope Francis has appointed Nigerian-born Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu as the new Secretary of the Dicastery for Evangelisation. The appointment which occurred on Wednesday was part...

    Governorship Poll: They Are Trying To Intimidate Voters With Oro Festival- Gbadebo Vivour Rhodes

    The Lagos State Governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, on Wednesday, debunked reports that there is going to be Oro festival in...

    Ekweremadu’s Wife Denies Involvement In Looking For Kidney Donor

    Beatrice, wife of Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, says she was not involved in searching for a kidney donor for her ailing daughter. The...

    INEC Rejects Ruling On Temporary Voter Cards Use

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will appeal the court judgment that asked the commission to accept the use of the...

    Ensure You Are Counted – Ademola Adeleke

    The Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has urged Osun residents to show support to the National Population Commission (NPC) by ensuring they adhere to...

    No Need To Criticise Elumelu,Tinubu Meeting -Shehu Sani

    Former Kaduna Central Senatorial District representative, Shehu Sani has cautioned Nigerians criticizing Tony Elumelu, Chairman of United Bank Of Africa (UBA) for hosting president-elect,...

    Why I Sought Kidney Donor Outside My Family – Ekweremadu

    Ex-lawmaker, Ike Ekweremadu, has explained to a court in London that he was advised against seeking a kidney donor from among his family members...

    Free Lagos From Shackles Of Tyranny- Rhodes-Vivour

    Gubernatorial candidate for Lagos Labour Party candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour has highlighted that youths are the most important factor to achieve a new kind of...

    Man Defrauds Ondo Sex Worker

    Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State command on Thursday arraigned a man, Samuel Oni before a magistrate court in Akure for...

    Tinubu’s Victory Stands, Presidency Replies PDP, LP, Others

    The Presidency has said despite alleged irregularities and harsh criticism of the Independent National Electoral Commission, the results of the February 25 Presidential and...

    We Will Chase Away Vampires To Rebuild PDP – Wike

    Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has vowed to chase away vampires and buccaneers from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and rebuild the party. Wike said irrespective...

    Army Retrieves 1,671 PVCs, Ballot Papers In Lagos

    The Nigerian Army has retrieved not less than 1,671 Permanent Voter Cards in an apartment in the Olodi-Apapa area of Lagos State. The security operatives...

    Court Remands 50-Year-Old Cleric Ror Defiling Teenage Girl

    A 50-year-old cleric, Lawrence Omoniyi, has been remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, for allegedly defiling a teenage...

    Train Crash: Sanwo-Olu Suspends Campaigns, Declares Flag Flown At Half-Mast

    Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared political campaigns suspended and national flags to be flown at half-mast to commensurate the victims of...

    Nigerian ‘Most Wanted’ Prostitution Ring Leader, Jeff Joy Extradited To Italy

    A Nigerian woman, Joy Jeff has been extradited to Rome where she will serve a 13 years jail term for operating a prostitution ring...

    Desmond Elliot Donates Transformer To Surulere Communities

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Desmond Elliot who is running as a lawmaker in the Lagos State Assembly, Surulere Constituency has donated transformers...

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