Atiku meets US congressman in Washington DC(photos)
Contrary to an earlier statement by the Special Adviser on Media to Atiku Abubakar, Paul Ibe, evidence has emerged that the PDP presidential candidate is indeed, in the United States of America. Paul Ibe, who had earlier denied reports that Atiku had travelled to the US, later revealed that... Read more
Kano State Govt revokes N5 billion road contracts
The Kano State Government has revoked over N5bn contract for the construction of four major roads in the state. The State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Garba, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano on Friday. He said the decision to revoke... Read more
Badeh to be buried on January 26: Defence Headquarters
The Defence Headquarters has announced the date for the burial of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd). Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, made the announcement in a statement on Friday. Activities lined-up for the interment of the former defence chief... Read more
Once you join APC, all your sins are forgiven – Adams Oshiomhole
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has said that sins of politicians are forgiven once they decamp to the party. Channels TV quotes Oshiomole as saying this while welcoming new members to the party, at the APC presidential campaign in Benin city today January 17th.... Read more
JOHESU set to embark on indefinite strike
The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on 30th May 2018 if the issues in dispute are not resolved by Thursday, 31st January, 2019. Issuing the 154day strike notice in a letter addressed to the Minister of Labour & Employment, Dr.... Read more
Nairobi attack: Off-duty British soldier declared a hero, to receive medal
The SAS soldier who saved “dozens of lives” in the Nairobi hotel massacre is in line to receive the George Cross for his “remarkable bravery”. The trooper was off-duty when he dashed to the scene of intense fighting after Islamist terrorists laid siege to the DusitD2 five-star hotel. At... Read more
Publish your assets if you are a saint: Shehu Sani dares APC politicians
Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna Central at the Senate has dared members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to publish their assets if they claim to be a saint. Mr Sani threw the challenge on Friday through his social media accounts. The taunt came amidst the controversy surrounding the... Read more
Sanwo Olu to unveil administrative masterplan for Lagos today
The APC Lagos Governorship candidate Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu has said he would on Friday reveal his administrative master plan for Lagos state at a special event. Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu, alongside his running mate Obafemi Hamzat will speak at the special event tagged Project Theme to reveal their 5 key... Read more
Boko Haram: MSF says 8,000 have fled Nigerian border town to Cameroon
About 8,000 people have fled Rann, a Borno border town, to Cameroon in the aftermath of a Boko Haram attack on the town last Tuesday. Aid organisation Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) in an update on the Rann attack released Thursday night said residents fled to Bodo, a remote community... Read more
“The Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State. Announcing his suspension on Thursday, the party accused the governor of “gross anti-party” activities. Okorocha was seen campaigning for his son-in-law, a member of Action Alliance, during an APC campaign rally... Read more