Real reasons I lost 2015 presidential election — Goodluck Jonathan

Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, has revealed how former governors of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the then opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) because they were “blinded by ambition” and a barrage of “fake news,” cost him his bid to be reelected for a second term in office. Mr. Jonathan made the […]

Jonathan is an Inspiration To Every Nigerian Youth – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Goodluck Jonathan, former President, as an inspiration to every young Nigerian. The President said this on Monday in a statement issued by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, on the occasion of the ex-president’s 61st birthday. “President Muhammadu Buhari joins Nigerians in sending warm greetings to former […]

Out of 36 states, I paid Buhari’s ‘election money’ in 30 yet received no patronage – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has in a leaked audio attributed his major grouse with President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to the alleged suffering of Kwara State indigenes due to the absence of federal appointments despite committing resources to the president’s electoral success in 2015. Share on: WhatsApp

BREAKING: Judge orders Abaribe, others to pay N100m over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe and two others who stood as sureties for the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to pay N100 million each for their inability to produce the missing Biafran activist in court. Justice Binta Nyako, who gave the order amending […]

I’ll boycott trial until Nigerian govt obeys my bail rulings, Dasuki tells court

A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, on Tuesday wrote the court informing it of his resolve to avoid court hearing until the prosecution obeys the court’s ruling on his bail. Mr Dasuki is facing trial at an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court for alleged illegal possession of firearms among other charges. […]

What My Government Will Do If I’m Elected As President – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Alliance Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Oby Ezekwesili on Monday unveiled her manifesto and programs for the 2019 presidential election. Dr Ezekwesili presented the manifesto at a press conference in Lagos, which she titled “From Poverty Central To Prosperity: How The ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili Presidency Will Lift 80+ Million Nigerians […]

Fear Of Buhari: Advert Agencies Turning Down Atiku Adverts

Advert agencies in Nigeria are turning down offers from Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for fear of backlash from President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, SaharaReporters has been told. Although the official window of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for commencement of political adverts is November 18, politicians have been staying […]

APC National Vice Chairman ‘expelled’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State has announced the “expulsion” of the party’s national vice chairman, North West, Inuwa Abdulkadir, for alleged anti-party activities. Trouble began for Mr Abdulkadir after a member of the party from his Magajin Gari Á’ward, Naibi Abubakar, wrote a complaint letter to the ward chairman of the party […]

Name Of APC Candidate For Imo Governorship Missing From INEC’s List

After the release of the names of governorship candidates in Imo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, it was observed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate was not represented on the list even though that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emeka Ihedioha, former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

Crude oil production in the USA reaches world record high

The United States is now the world’s biggest crude oil producer, pushing Russia and Saudi Arabia to the back seat. In the week ending November, the U.S. crude production hit a whopping 11.6 million bpd, according to Energy Information Administration (EIA) data released on Wednesday. That’s a threefold increase from the U.S. low reached a […]

NIGERIA-BRITISH TIES RESONATE AS PRINCE CHARLES VISITS PRESIDENT BUHARI

Prince of Wales, Prince Charles Philip Arthur George of United Kingdom arrived Nigeria on a three-day business and cultural tour  today, Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Travelling  aboard a Boeing 737, Royal Aircraft emblazoned in the Union Jack, (the British flag) he  touched down at the Presidential Wing of the Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja […]

BREAKING: Four APC Reps quit party

Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress, has lost another four of its members in the House of Representatives to other political parties. The lawmakers, Dada Awoleye (Oyo), Segun Williams (Ogun), Lawali Hassan and Adedapo Lam-Adesina (Oyo), announced their defections on Tuesday. While Mr Awoleye defected to the Accord party, Messrs Williams, Hassan and Lam-Adesina defected […]

APC Under Last-Minute Pressure To Replace Bindow As Adamawa Gov Candidate

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to drop Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow, Governor of Adamawa State, as governorship candidate due to the allegation that he forged academic documents. SaharaReporters learnt on Friday that Mahmood Modi, President Muhammadu Buhari’s in-law, was exploring last minute opportunities before deadline for the […]

FCT MINISTER LAUDS UN AGENCIES FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS …Abaji MDG Water Project set for completion. 

The Minister, Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has lauded the UN and its agencies for their human development efforts in the Territory in particular and Nigeria in general. Malam Bello acknowledged the positive contributions of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards improving the living standards […]

Senator Adeleke Arraigned, Released on Personal Recognizance

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the recent Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, was arraigned on Wednesday and granted bail on personal recognizance by the Abuja division of the Federal High Court. Senator Adeleke, his brother, Sikiru Adeleke, and three others were arraigned on a four count charge of examination malpractice. The others […]

APC Crisis: Gov. Amosun spits fire, accuses Oshiomhole, Tinubu of fraud

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday continued his protest against the outcome of the All progressives Congress (APC) primaries in his state as he accused the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, of colluding with “a cabal in Lagos” to write fake results which produced Dapo Abiodun as the party’s governorship candidate […]

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 […]

Electoral Bill: Senate stands down move to override Buhari

The Senate on Thursday stood down consideration of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018 for third reading and passage, until Tuesday. The bill, which was captured on the Order Paper, was stood down at plenary for more legislative work. Announcing the development, Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said “in view of the sensitive nature […]