PDP Submits Saraki’s Name To INEC As Its Senatorial Candidate For Kwara Central

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has sent the name of the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, to the Independent National Electoral Commission as a senatorial candidate. The name of Saraki was among the list of candidates submitted to the commission in Abuja on Thursday night. Saraki, who represents Kwara Central […]

What we are doing to free Fayose from EFCC custody – Ozekhome

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), said efforts had begun to secure release of former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. Mr Ozekhome said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Mr Fayose, whose tenure as governor ended on […]

FG did everything possible to save Hauwa killed Red Cross worker

*Expresses shock, sadness over the dastardly killing by Boko Haram The Nigerian Government has said it was shocked and saddened at the killing of another aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman by Boko Haram on Monday, despite the actions taken by the government and the widespread appeal to save the young woman. In a statement issued […]

2019 ELECTIONS: ERA OF LACK OF TRANSPARENCY OVER! BUHARI   

  The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has assured Nigerians of free, fair and credible elections come 2019, with a firm declaration that the “era of lack of transparency and accountability in the electoral process is over.” He charged electoral officials to discharge their responsibilities bearing in mind that everybody would give account […]

OKITIPUPA PEOPLE HAIL  GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU’S WIFE ON FOWOSO WOMEN EMPOWERMENT.

  The people of Okitipupa, an oil rich Local Government Area in the south senatorial district of Ondo State, have lauded the wife of Ondo State Governor, Her Excellency, Chief Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, for her transformational leadership through the Forum for Wives of Ondo State Officials (FOWOSO) women empowerment program across the state.  Share on:

REVEALED: Gov. Ganduje caught on camera receiving $5m bribe

  Nigerian security agencies are currently analysing a number of video clips showing a Nigerian governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, receiving $5 million bribe. Multiple contractors who spoke with DAILY NIGERIAN on the condition of anonymity said the governor personally receives from 15 to 25 percent kickbacks for every project executed in the state. Sources familiar with […]

Lagos APC defies NWC, declares Sanwo-Olu governorship candidate.

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of Tuesday’s governorship primary. This was contrary to the position of the Clement Ebri-led National Working Committee appointed electoral panel, which had earlier nullified the election that produced Sanwo-Olu as winner. Ebri had said that the primary would […]

Ribadu makes u-turn in Adamawa APC governorship primaries

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has indicated interest to participate in the rescheduled Adamawa APC governorship primaries election, hours after he withdrew from the race. Alhaji Salihu Bawuro, the Director-General, Ribadu campaign organisation, made the announcement at a news conference in Yola on Monday. The state APC governorship primary is rescheduled for Thursday. Ribadu withdrew from the […]

Minimum wage: Labour gives warning of nationwide strike.

The organised labour has served warning of an imminent nation-wide strike over Federal Government delay in the implementation of a new national Minimum Wage. Mr Joe Ajaero, President, United Labour Congress (ULC) gave the warning in a communique issued after its meeting on Monday in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the […]

BACK TO SCHOOL VISITATION: GOVERNOR AKEREDOLU’S WIFE URGES ONDO TEACHERS AND STUDENTS TO STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE.

As schools resume for academic activities for the new session, Teachers and Students of Ondo State have been advised to pursue excellence in the teaching and learning process in the state. Share on:

BILL CLINTON DRIVE REHABILITATION: FCTA PARTNERS TRAFFIC AGENCIES TO ENSURE HITCH-FREE MOVEMENT….URGES ROAD USERS TO PLAN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

As rehabilitation work begins on the ever busy Bill Clinton Drive spur road linking the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with the Umar Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, the FCT Administration has said it will partner with the various stakeholders in the traffic management and control sector, as well as other paramilitary bodies, to ensure that seamless […]

GMO COTTON AT LAST

Two transgenic cotton hybrids receive official endorsement for commercialisation in Nigeria. It was a heart-warming news for advocates of the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms, GMO, into Nigeria. On Thursday, July 26, 2018, the National Committee on Naming, Registration and Release of crops, livestock/Fisheries varieties at National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology (NACGRAB) in […]

CHANCELLOR MERKEL ARRIVES ABUJA ON ECONOMIC MISSION TO NIGERIA 

  German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on an economic diplomacy visit to Nigeria, arrived Abuja aboard her BundeRepublic Deutschland Boeing 733 at exactly 21.24 local time last night and was welcomed by the duo of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello and the Nigerian Minister of State for Foreign Affair, Hon. Khadija Ibrahim. Share […]

KWANKWASO CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATION AND THE EAGLE SQUARE: SETTING THE RECORDS STRAIGHT

  There has been some furore over the inability of Eagle Square facility managers to grant permission for use of the facility during the working hours of Wednesday, this week, to an organization named Rasy International Properties Ltd, Kano. Share on: WhatsApp

Lai Mohammed lied, Nigerian govt paid ‘large ransom’ to free #DapchiGirls – UN report

Contrary to the claim by the Nigerian government through the Information Minister Lai Mohammed, the government paida “large ransom” to free scores of female students kidnapped by the Boko Haram from their school in Dapchi, Yobe State, earlier this year, the United Nations has said. Over 100 girls were kidnapped from the Dapchi school by […]

FCTA MOVES TO STEM INCURRENCE OF JUDGMENT DEBTS

Worried by the high log of judgment debts it inherited from its predecessors, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has urged its legal officers to brace up to the challenge of offering the best services and legal representations possible to ensure that the administration does not incur these debts anymore. Share on: WhatsApp

NSITF BOARD: OSHIOMHOLE IS IGNORANT – NGIGE

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Wednesday said the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, was talking out of ignorance when he threatened him to inaugurate the boards of federal agencies and parastatals under his ministry or be suspended from the party. Ngige spoke with State House […]